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Making complex data sets usable for research and clinical applications - New professorship for computational mass spectrometry

On March 1, 2021, Mathias Wilhelm was named a tenure-track assistant professor for “Computational Mass Spectrometry” at the TUM School of Life Sciences at the Technical University of Munich…

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How a plant regulates its growth - Molecular mechanisms of polar growth in plants

Plants grow in two directions: the shoots of plants grow toward the light to make the best use of it, and the roots grow toward the center of the earth into the soil. A team from the…

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Synthetic “mini” receptors block atherosclerosis - New synthetic peptides could attenuate atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis, a lipid-triggered chronic inflammatory disease of our arteries, is the main cause of strokes and heart attacks. An international team of researchers led by the Technical…

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Students of the TUM School of Life Sciences at the TUM Presidential Student Lunch

At regular intervals, the President of the Technical University of Munich, Thomas F. Hofmann, offers an uncomplicated, direct exchange with students from all departments at a TUM…

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Highly endowed EU grants for research at TUM - ERC announces five prestigious Consolidator Grants

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded five Consolidator Grants to scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The recipients will use the funding to pursue research in…

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Artificial intelligence decodes the development of plant tissue - Cellular composition of the Arabidopsis ovule shown in 3D for the first time

A team of researchers from the TUM School of Life Sciences has analyzed the complete cellular composition of the ovule of the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana for the first time. To do so,…

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Courage, energy and confidence for the coming year - Digital New Year’s reception at the TUM School of Life Sciences

The start of the new year at the TUM School of Life Sciences usually means a New Year’s reception; this year for the first time, it is in digital form. The dean of the life Sciences Campus…

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Global bibliometric analysis - "Highly Cited Researchers 2020" - Five researchers from the TUM School of Life Sciences among the most cited worldwide

Five scientists from the TUM School of Life Sciences are among the most cited in their field. This is shown by the current publication analysis "Highly Cited Researchers 2020". A total of…

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An epigenetic ageing clock in trees-Research on environmental history

Similar to genetic mutations, epigenetic changes, i.e. gene modifications that do not occur on the primary DNA sequence, sometimes arise accidentally in plants and can be transmitted across…

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New enrolment record at TUM - Outstanding study conditions – even amid the pandemic

Around 14,000 new students – a new record – have enrolled for the coming winter semester at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Building on the experience gained in a successful…