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Leading researchers and experts on robotics, AI and ML will gather in Freiburg for the “Robotics: Science and Systems” conference

Leading researchers and experts on robotics, AI and ML will gather in Freiburg for the "Robotics: Science and Systems" conference

FREIBURG, 6-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Over 450 leading researchers on robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) expected to gather in Freiburg, Germany for the “Robotics: Science and Systems” conference. More than 100 scientific lectures on robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning … Read the full press release

Professor Kerstin Krieglstein appointed new rector of The University of Konstanz

The University of Konstanz has a new rector: Professor Kerstin Krieglstein, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Freiburg, was elected on 3 July 2018 by a strong majority of the Senate and University Council to become the successor of … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg ranked 24 in Thomson-Reuters ranking of Europe’s most innovative universities

FREIBURG, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Freiburg has held its place in Thomson-Reuters’ 2018 ranking of Europe’s 100 most innovative universities. This year, Freiburg was ranked 24, as it was in 2017. Nationally, the university was again in the … Read the full press release

Research team at the University of Freiburg mapped out the gene regulators in the DNA of human cardiac muscle cells

More than 100,000 switches FREIBURG, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Information for building cells is stored in our genetic material, otherwise known as DNA. It is here that you find all the blueprints for the more than 20,000 different proteins in the … Read the full press release

Young researchers can do their research at foreign research institutes thanks to a Rubicon grant from NWO

THE HAGUE, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — 21 researchers who have recently received their PhDs can do their research at foreign research institutes thanks to a Rubicon grant from NWO. The Rubicon programme gives young, highly promising researchers the opportunity to gain … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg awarded with 12 new tenure-track professorships

Successful application for the “Federal and State Program for the Advancement of Young Scientists” FREIBURG, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Freiburg received twelve new tenure-track professorships from the “Federal and State Program for the Advancement of Young Scientists”. They … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg: uni’wissen research magazine’s latest edition focuses on sustainability

FREIBURG, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As well as outstanding research projects and special teaching projects, the uni’wissen research magazine is also focusing for the first time on a specific subject area: the magazine is reporting on concepts that deal with issues … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg: strong evidence that the Higgs particle decays into quarks

Research group at the University of Freiburg contribute significant new findings to the ATLAS experiment FREIBURG, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the ATLAS collaboration, the Freiburg research group led by Prof. Dr. Karl Jakobs and Dr. Christian Weiser has contributed to finding strong … Read the full press release

International team of researchers identify the roles of the five regions of the prefrontal cortex play in decision-making

Research group offers new insights into the roles of different subareas in the prefrontal cortex FREIBERG, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Whether the brain responds to an external stimulus or not depends significantly on the balance between areas of excitation and inhibition … Read the full press release

Freiburg researchers discovered how a molecular barrel structure serves various functions in the mitochondria

FREIBURG, 11-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Freiburg researchers have discovered that the molecular barrel protein Mdm10 can carry out various functions for the development and maintenance of mitochondrial structure by binding to protein machines. Mitochondria are the cell’s powerhouses, for instance producing … Read the full press release

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to hold fellows’ meeting, 5-7 October 2016, University of Freiburg

BONN, 03-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Fellows’ meeting of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the University of Freiburg from 5 to 7 October. The keynote speech will be given by Sofja Kovalevskaja Award winner Fernando Febres Cordero. More than 170 young … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg researchers visualized and quantified the growth and composition of breast tumours over time in a living animal

Researchers from the University of Freiburg have gained new insight into the phases of breast cancer growth Freiburg, 3-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The ability to visualize and characterize the composition of a tumour in detail during its development can provide valuable … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg pharmacologists and toxicologists discovered how the toxins of dangerous bacteria enter the interiors of cells

Researchers from the University of Freiburg have discovered how the toxins of dangerous bacteria enter the interiors of cells FREIBURG, 10-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Clostridium difficile is a dangerous intestinal bacterium that can cause severe diarrhoea and life-threatening intestinal infections … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg demonstrated how molecular chaperones collaborate to create barrels for protein folding

University of Freiburg researchers demonstrate how so-called chaperones collaborate to create barrels for protein folding FREIBURG, 15-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Chaperones are molecular helpers that assist otherproteins with folding. One such chaperone is the so-called heat shock protein 60 (Hsp60). This protein … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg’s Dr. Nils Wiedeman receives EUR 2 million in funding from ERC for in-depth research on mitochondria, the powerhouses of the cell

Biochemist Nils Wiedemann receives two million euros in funding from European Research Council FREIBURG, 10-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Understanding metabolic diseases of the muscles and nerves: Dr. Nils Wiedemann, group leader at the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the … Read the full press release

Dr. Uwe Schulte, Dr. Jochen Schwenk and Prof. Dr. Bernd Fakler from University of Freiburg elucidated the spatial and temporal dynamics of specific glutamate receptors in the brain

Freiburg neurobiologists elucidate the spatial and temporal dynamics of specific glutamate receptors in the brain FREIBURG, 20-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Uwe Schulte, Dr. Jochen Schwenk, Prof. Dr.Bernd Fakler, and their team have elucidated the enormous spatial and temporal dynamics … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg: German scientists discover why Mosses survived many climate catastrophes

German scientists discover why these plants endured ice age FREIBURG, Germany, 18-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Mosses have existed on Earth for more than 400 million years. During this period they survived many climate catastrophes that wiped out more robust organisms … Read the full press release

University of Freiburg researchers identified novel mechanism of bacterial invasion

Freiburg researchers discover new strategy germs use to invade cells Freiburg, 22-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The hospital germ Pseudomonas aeruginosa wraps itself into the membrane of human cells: A team led by Dr.Thorsten Eierhoff and Junior Professor Dr. Winfried Römer from the Institute of Biology … Read the full press release