New membranes for cellular recycling

06.02.2020 | News and Calendar TopNews

Cells produce the shell of the autophagosomes on the spot

Bacteria can ‘outsmart’ programmed cell death

25.12.2019 | TopNews

To be able to multiply, bacteria that cause diarrhoea block mediators of programmed cell death, as Hamid Kashkar and his team show…

How mitochondria stick together

25.12.2019 | TopNews

Two changes in the conformation of mitochondria play a crucial role in healthy organisms as Escobar-Henriques lab shows in two…

Professorship for Sandra Iden at Saarland University


Sandra Iden, currently CECAD Research Group Leader, recently accepted a tenured professorship for cell and developmental biology…

How and why cells die: New CRC 1403 investigates fundamental questions of cell death

28.11.2019 | TopNews

Third-party project "Cell death in immunity, inflammations and diseases" (CRC 1403) funded with 13 million euros for four years

Insights into a versatile molecular death switch

21.11.2019 | TopNews

The enzyme caspase-8 regulates different modes of cell death including pyroptosis, as Hamid Kashkar and his team describe in…

Health in old age is a lifelong affair


Reduced food intake in old mice can no longer improve health

"The Killifish and the wrinkles of my father" - Dario Valenzano on ARTE


The short life cycle makes the Killifish extremely interesting for aging research.

Matthias Rübsam and Gisela Slaats receive CECAD Senior Postdoc Grants


Two Postdocs from CECAD groups, Matthias Rübsam (Niessen lab) and Gisela Slaats (Nephrolab), were selected to receive a full and a…