Press and Public Relations (Institute)

Dr. Sabine Englich
Phone:+49 30 28460-142Fax:+49 30 28460-270

Press and Public Relations (CRISPR-Cas9/Emmanuelle Charpentier)

For media issues, please contact directly Emmanuelle Charpentier as follows:

Phone: +49 30 28460 410

To visit the webpage of Emmanuelle Charpentier's department, please click on the link:
Regulation in Infection Biology

Press Releases

Press Releases

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Emmanuelle Charpentier: An artist in gene editing

February 07, 2017
For Emmanuelle Charpentier, deciphering the functioning of an enzyme previously known only to experts was a life-changing moment [more]
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An old new weapon against emerging Chikungunya virus

May 12, 2016
Researchers utilize existing drugs to interfere with host factors required for replication of Chikungunya virus [more]

Cpf1: CRISPR-enzyme scissors cutting both RNA and DNA

April 20, 2016
Scientists delineate molecular details of a new bacterial CRISPR-Cpf1 system and open possible avenue for alternative gene editing uses like targeting several genes in parallel [more]
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Blood test for tuberculosis

March 24, 2016
Biomarkers may be able to predict the risk of developing tuberculosis in future [more]
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Possible breakthrough in tuberculosis research on the horizon

March 22, 2016
More than a century after the announcement of an alleged miracle cure against the disease, patients can now hope for new diagnostics and treatment approaches. [more]
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Fallopian tubes grown in a Petri dish

January 11, 2016
Max Planck researchers have cultivated the mucosa of human fallopian tubes from stem cells [more]
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Infectiously fertile

September 22, 2015
A gene that makes male mosquitoes more fertile could also increase malaria transmission [more]
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Helicobacter pylori infection leaves a fingerprint in gastric cancer

June 11, 2015
After an infection with Helicobacter pylori, gene activity in the gastric cells resembles the activity of cancer cells [more]
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On the way to a new tuberculosis vaccine

March 23, 2015
VPM1002 is being tested in clinical trials as a tuberculosis vaccine in newborns and as a drug against cancer of the bladder [more]
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Tuberculosis research takes off

March 23, 2015
Scientists call for a global strategy for the development of new tuberculosis vaccines [more]
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