The Heidelberg Max Planck Director Joachim Spatz has been elected to membership of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina this July. more

Building with DNA

June 10, 2020

Life on Earth developed from inanimate components. Can we recreate this process in the laboratory, and what tools do we need for this? Using DNA origami, the art of folding at a scale of just a few millionths of a millimetre, we are able to reconstruct individual cellular components. They may be capable of taking over important tasks in our bodies in future. more

Improving structural investigations at X-ray free-electron lasers more

Award from the Max Planck Society for outstanding doctoral research more

Combined use of X-ray free-electron laser and spectroscopy provides new insights more

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