July 2021

Looking for nursing support for ECN student

It took over three years to manage that our ECN student with spinal muscular atrophy could move to Berlin!
We are happy to welcome her in Berlin and in our team - finally in person!

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DFG to Fund 13 New Research Units

Topics range from DNA viruses and learning in visual computing to issues relating to migration due to labour, education and displacement / A total of some €47.4 million for the first funding period

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Charité joins national initiative for transparency in animal research

Today sees research institutions from across Germany and the rest of Europe sign an agreement which commits them to providing transparent information on animal research. As part of this step, researchers from across the life sciences commit to taking an active role in shaping the public dialog on animal research and imparting relevant knowledge.

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In Rain Man's Synapses: Molecular consequences of autism mutations in the SHANK3 gene elucidated.

An international team of researchers led by Dr. Michael R. Kreutz and Dr. Marina Mikhaylova from the Leibniz Institute of Neurobiology Magdeburg (LIN), the Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg (ZMNH) and Humboldt University Berlin, and Dr. Eunjoon Kim from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has deciphered the molecular-level effects of mutations in the autism risk gene SHANK3.

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