Dr. Kerstin Mehnert
Dr. Kerstin Mehnert
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Perilous Puddles

July 10, 2018
Admittedly, the research subject isn’t particularly appetizing: Strongyloides stercoralis – small parasitic worms that live in their host’s intestines and have the potential to cause severe problems. Nevertheless, Adrian Streit from the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen is fascinated by this threadworm. It has a unique life cycle, and to this day, no one really understands why [more]
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Genes as Parasites

July 10, 2018
Scientists analyse, how jumping genes can be copied in the DNA [more]
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Climate change: those who wait pay more

July 02, 2018
The best protection against my unforeseeable small-scale disasters is to take immediate action [more]

In memory of Martin Kalbe

May 07, 2018
The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology is mourning its longtime employee, colleague and friend Martin Kalbe. [more]
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Genetic predisposition for leprosy identified in Europeans

May 02, 2018
The first case-control study on medieval genetic material provides new insights into historical epidemics and their possible effects on current inflammatory diseases. [more]

Prestigious prize for junior scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön

April 24, 2018
Young scientist Hye Jin Park receives renowned Korean Physicist Award [more]
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Defence at almost any price

December 12, 2017
The efforts of bacteria in their defence against predators is so great that they can barely invest resources in offspring [more]
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