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Friday, 18 December, 2020

Topological phases in biological systems

Ecosystem dynamics more …

Tuesday, 15 December, 2020

Nanoparticles as weapons against cancer

Nanotechnology more …

Wednesday, 09 December, 2020

Two ERC grants for CeNS members

Jan Lipfert and Ralf Jungmann receive Consolidator Grants more …

Wednesday, 09 December, 2020

PHOENIX awards the "Oscar of Pharmacy"

Prof. Olivia Merkel wins PHOENIX Pharmaceutical Science Award more …

Friday, 04 December, 2020

Election of the CeNS board

Prof. Emiliano Cortés and Prof. Joachim Rädler join the CeNS board more …

Friday, 04 December, 2020

CeNS Publication Awards 2020

Every year, CeNS awards prizes for excellent publications of CeNS members which have been published during the past 12 months. On Friday, December 4, the winners of this year's CeNS Publication Awards were announced online. Ten awards were presented in the categories "Best Interdisciplinary more …

Thursday, 03 December, 2020

Römer Awards 2020 go to CeNS associates and member

For the 15th time, the Roemer Prize for outstanding achievements in biochemistry and chemistry was awarded this year at the LMU Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy.

Prof. Hanna Engelke, now University of Graz, was one of the three winners in the category "Junior Research Groups".Among the more …

Wednesday, 25 November, 2020

Geometry supersedes simulations

LMU physicists have introduced a new method that allows biological pattern-forming systems to be systematically characterized with the aid of mathematical analysis. The trick lies in the use of geometry to characterize the dynamics. more …

Friday, 20 November, 2020

CeNS scientists among most highly cited interdisciplinary researchers

Citation analysis more …

Thursday, 29 October, 2020

Smart bottle brushes

Neutrons make structural changes in molecular brushes visible

They look like microscopic bottle brushes: Polymers with a backbone and tufts of side arms. This molecular design gives them unusual abilities: For example, they can bind active agents and release them again when the temperature more …

Wednesday, 28 October, 2020

Soak up the sunlight and swim in the dark

Microswimmers are small particles that actively move in liquids. But they need a continuous energy supply. A team from the e-conversion cluster of excellence led by LMU chemist Bettina Lotsch has now equipped the particles with a sophisticated charging function that allows them to continue swimming more …

Wednesday, 21 October, 2020

Sponges as biomonitors of micropollution

Sponges are filter feeders that live on particulate matter – but they can also ingest microscopic fragments of plastics and other pollutants of anthropogenic origin. They can therefore serve as useful bioindicators of the health of marine ecosystems. more …

Friday, 09 October, 2020

Welcome!

Prof. Leonardo de Souza Menezes becomes CeNS member more …

Monday, 21 September, 2020

Successful at the Science4life Venture Cup

Start-up Deoxy wins 3rd prize in Business Plan Contest more …

Wednesday, 09 September, 2020

Welcome!

Dr. Friedhelm Serwane is a new CeNS member more …

Wednesday, 09 September, 2020

Welcome!

Dr. Amelie Heuer-Jungemann becomes extraordinary CeNs member more …

Wednesday, 09 September, 2020

Spectral classification of excitons

Nanophysics more …

Friday, 21 August, 2020

How cells learned to talk

Grant from the Volkswagen Foundation for an international research team led by Ralf Jungmann more …

Monday, 03 August, 2020

CeNS Annual Report 2019

Read about research and activities more …

Monday, 27 July, 2020

Chemical evolution in a tiny Gulf Stream

Origins of Life more …

Friday, 24 July, 2020

Welcome!

Olivia Merkel is new CeNS member more …

Friday, 24 July, 2020

Nano Innovation Award 2020

On July 24, the Nano Innovation Award 2020 was presented at the Center for NanoScience (CeNS) of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich. Three graduate students from Würzburg and Munich received the award for promising, application-oriented results as part of their thesis in nanosciences. more …

Monday, 29 June, 2020

Bubbling and burping droplets of DNA

Liquid droplets formed from DNA display a peculiar response to enzymes more …

Friday, 12 June, 2020

Origami in the microcosm: how to clamp genes

CeNS scientists show how proteins cooperate in our cell nucleus for efficient gene reading more …

Wednesday, 29 April, 2020

Minister Sibler gets informed about current research

SARS-CoV-2 more …

Saturday, 18 April, 2020

Acidic alert

LMU researchers have synthesized nanoparticles that can be induced by a change in pH to release a deadly dose of ionized iron within cells. This mechanism could potentially open up new approaches to the targeted elimination of malignant tumors.

Ions play crucial roles in all aspects of cell more …

Friday, 17 April, 2020

The big triple of teaching

CeNS member Jan Lipfert wins three teaching awards at LMU more …

Friday, 17 April, 2020

CeNS at home

Video-based course offers for the time in home office more …

Friday, 17 April, 2020

Nano Innovation Award 2020

Eight finalists still in the running more …

Wednesday, 01 April, 2020

Neurimmune and Ethris Sign Collaboration Agreement to Rapidly Develop Inhaled mRNA-based AntibodyTherapy for the Treatment of Covid-19

CeNS spin-off active against Covid-19 more …

Friday, 27 March, 2020

GNA Biosolutions developing system for rapid Covid-19 batch testing

CeNS spin-off provides 15-minutes testing more …

Thursday, 26 March, 2020

Lifting the lid on beta-barrels

Photocatalysis more …

Friday, 06 March, 2020

Getting the most energy out of the sunlight

Photocatalysis more …

Wednesday, 04 March, 2020

New CeNS Student Representatives

Results of the online election more …

Thursday, 27 February, 2020

Stefan Maier honored

ACS Nano Lectureship Award goes to CeNS member  more …

Wednesday, 26 February, 2020

Welcome!

Christine Papadakis is new extraordinary CeNS member more …

Thursday, 20 February, 2020

Finding the right blend!

Battery Research more …

Thursday, 20 February, 2020

Logistics of self-assembly processes

Physics of Living Systems more …

Wednesday, 12 February, 2020

Lane change in the cytoskeleton

Physics of Life more …

Monday, 27 January, 2020

Positions in nanoscience and biophysics

International call for applications at CeNS more …

Tuesday, 21 January, 2020

All in a flash!

Cell Biology more …

Wednesday, 15 January, 2020

Jan Lipfert wins teaching prize

Prof. Jan Lipfert was awarded a teaching prize of the Department of Biology. The award recognized his outstanding commitment for teaching and in his lecture “Introduction to Physics for Chemists and Biologists”. more …

Monday, 16 December, 2019

How cells muster and march out

Physics of living systems more …

Monday, 02 December, 2019

Pattern formation on the cheap

Biophysics more …

Friday, 22 November, 2019

CeNS Publication Award Winners 2019!

Authors of outstanding publications receive Publication Awards more …

Thursday, 21 November, 2019

“Smart” implant coatings to nip infections in the bud

Newly developed coating releases antimicrobial ions - but only as quickly as necessary  more …

Monday, 18 November, 2019

Economizing on iridium

Energy Research more …

Tuesday, 15 October, 2019

Super-resolution microscopy supercharged with DNA

Massive Photonics GmbH commercializes labeling reagents for DNA-PAINT more …

Sunday, 13 October, 2019

Welcome

Dr. Hannes Mutschler is new Extraordinary CeNS member more …

Wednesday, 09 October, 2019

DNA-PAINT super-resolution microscopy at speed

Optimized DNA sequences allow for 10-times faster image acquisition in DNA-PAINT more …