Dr. Kerstin Mehnert
Dr. Kerstin Mehnert
Scientific Coordinator
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Press Releases

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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Evolution in the lab

September 08, 2017
Experiments with bacteria show that genes can fuse together, leading to the production of novel proteins [more]

Prof. Dr. John Baines receives one out of eight "SH-Chairs"

May 08, 2017
John Baines, Professor of Evolutionary Genomics at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel and head of the research group for Evolutionary Biology at the Max Planck Institute in Plön, did receive one of the so-called "Schleswig-Holstein Excellence-Chairs". [more]

Genetically modified insects could disrupt international food trade

January 31, 2017
Genetically modified organisms for pest control could end up as contaminants in agricultural products throughout the globe [more]
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