Reproduction: Stress in the intestine influences chromosome inheritance

04.02.2022 | TopNews Discover Prof. Dr. Björn Schumacher

Scientists at the University of Cologne show in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans that intestinal cells check the quality of…

How our body controls inflammation during clean-up mechanisms of damaged cells

03.02.2022 | TopNews Discover Prof. Dr. Ana J. García-Sáez

Team from Osnabrück and Cologne investigates new perspectives for cancer treatment

CECAD Scientists win “start-up your idea” competition


Powering the fight against Cancer with AI – that is the vision of the “Cell ImAIging” Team. With this idea, Cell ImAlging…

Hostile takeover in the cell: Pathogens hijack host mitochondria

13.01.2022 | TopNews Discover

Mitochondria are known as energy suppliers for our cells, but they also play an important role in the defense against pathogens.…

Deadly combination: new direct trigger for cell death discovered

13.01.2022 | TopNews Discover Prof. Dr. Ana J. García-Sáez

Understanding the basic mechanisms that lead to cell death (apoptosis) is essential for the development of therapies for cancer…

Professor Dr. Hamid Kashkar appointed to W3 professorship in Molecular Immunology

01.01.2022 | TopNews Prof. Dr. Hamid Kashkar

Prof. Dr. Hamid Kashkar, previously at the Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene and at the research cluster…

Old protein – new function: tBID can directly trigger cell death

21.12.2021 | Discover

Scientists have discovered a new function of the protein tBID, which until now had only been associated with its regulatory role…

Defense or repair: How immune cells are controlled during wound healing

08.12.2021 | TopNews CECAD Projects Discover Prof. Dr. Jens C. Brüning Prof. Dr. Sabine Eming Prof. Dr. Thomas Langer Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Trifunovic

For the first time, scientists show a causal link between tissue repair, mitochondrial metabolism, and the activation and function…

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Negotiations for 3rd AvH professor to join CECAD have started

25.11.2021 | News and Calendar CECAD Projects

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has taken up appointment negotiations with biologist Jan Karlseder.

Three CECAD scientist on the list of most highly cited researchers worldwide

19.11.2021 | News and Calendar CECAD Projects

Annual ranking of ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ by the Web of Science Group published as an indicator of outstanding research