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Application deadline July 15, 2024. Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research

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QueerCECAD joins the University's Diversity Week 2024 with "Voices of Diversity: A Conversation on Equity and Inclusion"

Open dialogue on mental health, queerness, gender expectations, and internationality aimed to bridge gaps and foster inclusivity…

Cutting-edge research 'Made in NRW' showcased at the state parliament

CECAD is among the 14 top excellence clusters of North Rhine-Westphalia which presented their work today, June 12, in the…

The body’s own lipids affect mental disorders: Can specific inhibitors help?

A genetic disorder leads to an increase in bioactive lipids in the brain, resulting in an imbalance between excitation and…

New Collaborative Research Centre Funding and one Extension for CECAD

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved a new Collaborative Research Center in mRNA research and extended funding for…

Pint of Science Brings Basic Scientific Questions to Life in Cologne Pubs

Pint of Science kicked off in Cologne on May 13th, featuring scientists like Annamaria Regina, Laura Wester, and Sadig…

How aging clocks tick

Two scientists from the University of Cologne have discovered that aging clocks are based on random events / publication in…

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Upcoming Events



SoapBox Science 2024 - Rheinland

A public platform for women in science to share their work with everyone. Free entry!

29.06.2024, 13:00 – 29.06.2024, 16:00 Cologne, Zeppelinstr.



Introduction of EIT Health

Funding Opportunities for Innovative Health Solutions

01.07.2024, 12:00 CECAD



Symposium W2 Professorship

for Computational and Systems Biology of Aging and Aging-associated Diseases


04.07.2024, 08:30 – 04.07.2024, 14:30 CECAD



Cologne Cell Death Club

A presentation by Andreas Villunger

04.07.2024, 13:15 – 04.07.2024, 14:45 CECAD



Cologne Seminars on Ageing Series 2024

"Cell Death and Senescence Regulation in the Longest-Lived Rodent, the Naked Mole-Rat", a presentation by Kyoko Miura (Japan)

08.07.2024, 13:00 – 08.07.2024, 14:30 CECAD



Cologne Seminars on Ageing Series 2024

A presentation by Laura Greaves (UK)

11.07.2024, 13:00 – 11.07.2024, 14:30 MPI Age

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