News Archive - 2022
Nov 24, 2022 Research Day at the Department of Pharmacy

On December 2, 2022, the Department of Pharmacy will host a Research Day.

Nov 14, 2022 LMU chemist honored with UC Berkeley Lectureship Award

Professor Lena Daumann from the Department of Chemistry at LMU has been awarded a Lectureship Award from UC Berkeley. The chemist received the honor as part of the Earl L. Muetterties Memorial Lectureship at the U.S. university, where she gave two lectures.

Nov 09, 2022 A new nanoparticle to act at the heart of cells

A team from UNIGE and LMU developed a transport nanoparticle to make an anti-inflammatory drug much more effective and less toxic.

Oct 19, 2022 Sexism: See it. Name it: Stop it!

Sexism: See it. Name it: Stop it! What behavior is ok, where does assault begin?

Oct 17, 2022 Light-driven molecular swing

Scientists at the LMU and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics have used ultrashort laser pulses to make the atoms of molecules vibrate and have gained a precise understanding of the dynamics of energy transfer that take place in the process.

Oct 14, 2022 Magnesium ions slow down water dynamics on short length scales

The presence of ions affects the structure and dynamics of water. New results show that the water environment of specific pairs of magnesium and sulfate ions has a decisive impact.

Aug 25, 2022 Chemistry: long-range interactions

LMU chemist Heinz Langhals shows that intermolecular interactions can attain previously unknown dimensions.

Aug 24, 2022 Innate immunity: the final touch for antimicrobial defence

A team lead by LMU immunologist Veit Hornung has identified an important intermediate step in innate immune defence

Jul 25, 2022 New research network from LMU and TUM for next-generation active ingredients

With funding from the German government, researchers from LMU and TUM are establishing a new future cluster for research and development into RNA-based active ingredients.

Jun 20, 2022 LMU Center for Advanced Studies - Lecture Series "Energy"

Panel discussion on
"Energy Knowledge Transfer II"

May 31, 2022 New cutting-edge LMU facility opens

The Institute of Chemical Epigenetics (ICEM) offers ideal conditions for cutting-edge research at the interface between biology and chemistry

May 13, 2022 The origin of life: a paradigm shift

According to a new concept by LMU chemists led by Thomas Carell, it was a novel molecular species composed out of RNA and peptides that set in motion the evolution of life into more complex forms

May 09, 2022 European Research Council awards Advanced Grant to Prof. Huc

The European Research Council awards three prestigious Advanced Grants to LMU scientists, among them Prof. Huc from the Department of Pharmacy

Apr 08, 2022 Cell biology: How mitochondria report stress

LMU researchers have discovered the mechanism by which the protein DELE1 detects organelle stress. This offers a possible new approach for treating neurodegenerative diseases.

Mar 31, 2022 Light energy transfer: molecular vibrations instead of resonance

New study in The Journal of Organic Chemistry refutes theory on transfer of light energy.

Mar 14, 2022 Bacterial ribosomes: molecular collision activates protection mechanism

What happens when protein production grinds to a halt because the synthesis machine, the ribosome, stalls? LMU scientists show how bacteria detect and eliminate the error.

Mar 11, 2022 Seminar about Interdisciplinary research positions at the Faculty Part 2

Informations on Internships and BSc/MSc/PhD positions in Chem, Biochem, Pharma and Bio at LMU: Part 2 - Microscopy, Spectroscopy, Material Science, InorganicChem and Single-molecule Imaging

Mar 10, 2022 Seminar about Interdisciplinary research positions at the Faculty Part I

Informations on Internships and BSc/MSc/PhD positions in Chem, Biochem, Pharma and Bio at LMU: Part 1 - Org Chem, Chem Bio, Biochem and Cell Bio

Feb 21, 2022 Proof of Concept ERC-Grant for Olivia Merkel

The LMU pharmacist has received a grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to make RNA nanoparticles inhalable and to improve their storage and transport conditions.

Jan 16, 2022 Early Earth: Evolution in the abiotic world

LMU chemists have shown that organocatalysts go through an evolution and could have played an important role in the emergence of life.

Jan 14, 2022 COPD: Ion channel regulates molecule that contributes to disease

Researchers reveal that the recycling of a disease-promoting molecule through a specific ion channel is impaired in patients with the lung disease COPD.

Jan 14, 2022 Genome research: Finding the invisible

LMU researchers have developed a method to extract more information from sequencing data. This will afford deeper insights into biology.

Jan 13, 2022 LMU Center for Advanced Studies - Lecture Series "Energy of the Future"

Panel discussion on "Energy Knowledge Transfer"

Jan 10, 2022 ERC grant for Prof. Daniel Merk

Four talented early-career researchers have obtained prestigious starting grants together with LMU from the European Research Council, including Prof. Daniel Merk from the Faculty for Chemistry and Pharmacy

Jan 07, 2022 HIV infection: Better understanding the reservoir of virus in the body

LMU researchers have developed a method that allows resting human immune cells to be genetically analyzed in detail for the first time.

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