DNA origami technique enables the building of virus-sized structures

Using the DNA origami technology, Hendrik Dietz - TUM-IAS Carl von Linde Senior Fellow and Professor of Biomolecular Nanotechnology at TUM - has been building nanometer-scale objects for several years. Now Dietz and his team have...[more]


International Effort for Determining Munich Greenhouse Gas and Pollutant Emissions

The majority of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions originates from cities, therefore monitoring emissions in cities is essential to fight climate change. Munich sets up an ambitious emission reduction goal to cut CO2...[more]


Novel Nano-CT device can create 3D-x-rays of very small objects

While Computer Tomography (CT) is a standard procedure in hospitals, the technology so far has not been suitable for imaging extremely small objects. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) - among them Prof. Franz...[more]


EMBO Gold Medal 2017 for Hans Fischer Senior Fellow Prof. Maya Schuldiner

Hans Fischer Senior Fellow Prof. Maya Schuldiner (Weizmann Institute of Science) has received the 2017 EMBO Gold Medal for significantly advancing the understanding of protein synthesis, trafficking and quality control. The...[more]


Honorable Professorship of Hunan Agricultural University for Alumnus Fellow Prof. Daniel Gianola

Prof. Daniel Gianola, Alumnus Hans Fischer Senior Fellow from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been named a Honorable Professor of Hunan Agricultural University in Changsha, China. Other Honorable Professors include...[more]


The development of supramolecular materials that are self-disposing

The research group around Job Boekhoven, professor of Supramolecular Chemistry at TUM and Rudolf Mößbauer Tenure Track Fellow at TUM-IAS, has developed self-disposing supramolecular materials. This method is based on a common...[more]


Polly Arnold receives OBE

We are pleased to announce that our Alumni Hans Fischer Senior Fellow Professor Polly Arnold was awarded the Order of the British Empire for ‘Services to Chemistry and Women in STEM’ as part of the Queen’s yearly Birthday...[more]