Research institute cuts down lab operation to a minimum

March 20, 2020

Since March 20, 2020, the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics has been in emergency operation to support the general efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Board of Directors already decided to restrain much of the Institute's research activities on March 13, 2020.

Joining forces for the science metropolis

February 20, 2020

To strengthen Berlin as an international science hub, the capital's non-university research institutions have come together to form Berlin Research 50 (BR 50). Together, they want to develop research strategies and foster dialogue between science, politics and society.

Honorary Professorship of Freie Universität Berlin for Alexander Meissner

January 27, 2020

Alexander Meissner, Managing Director of the MPIMG, received an Honorary Professorship of Freie Universität Berlin. Previously, Meissner was Professor at Harvard University.

Dahlem Colloquia

The Institute regularly invites internationally renowned researchers to give lectures as part of the Dahlem Colloquia series. All lectures are held in English. Everybody is welcome!


The International Max Planck Research School for Biology And Computation (IMPRS-BAC) is a graduate program at the interface of molecular life sciences and computational sciences.

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