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Oskar Staufer earned his PhD in the Cellular Biophysics Department. He receives the award from the Max Planck Society for his outstanding doctoral research on the development of synthetic exosomes and the investigation of their fundamental molecular signaling mechanism in cellular networks and tissue models. more

Recent publications by the department of Biomolecular Mechanisms in Nature Communications and Physical Review Research investigate how the extremely rapid succession of X-ray pulses at X-ray free-electron lasers (XFELs) may affect the very nature of the sample being analysed. more

Michelle Frei, former PhD student of Kai Johnsson in the Department of Chemical Biology, was granted the Distinction Top 8% of EDCH Doctoral Program Thesis. The program for chemistry and chemical engineering at EPFL honors very high quality theses once a year to highlight scientific excellence of their candidates. more

Christopher J. Chang, professor of chemistry at the University of Berkeley, was awarded the Humboldt Research Award. The award, honoring internationally recognized researchers, includes a stay at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg where Chang will be hosted by Professor Kai Johnsson. more

New biosensor developed in the Department of Chemical Biology enables quantification of analytes based on the color of emitted light. more

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