The Max Planck Unit for the Science of PathogensThe Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens (MPUSP) is an independent institute of the Max Planck Society. MPUSP was founded in 2018 by Emmanuelle Charpentier to strengthen fundamental research on pathogens (bacteria and viruses) causing diseases in humans. The institute is located on the Campus Charité Mitte in Berlin.
Gita Naseri awarded a six-year grant by the Emmy Noether Program of the German Research Foundation (DFG)SEPTEMBER 26, 2023
Congratulations to Dr. Gita Naseri (Emmanuelle Charpentier’s laboratory at the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens (MPUSP) and Marc Erhardt’s laboratory at the Institute for Biology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) who has been awarded a six-year grant of almost 2.6 million EUR by the Emmy Noether Program of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)). Image: Gita Naseri --nature.com/articles/s41467-023-37627-1
Seven early-career researchers from Australia visit the Max-Planck Unit for the Science of PathogensJUNE 22, 2023
Seven PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers and two experienced researchers from Australia who were taking part in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting visited the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens.
Microbiology Club BerlinMAY 26, 2023
The program of the Microbiology Club is now available online. Click here for more information.
The Long Night of Sciences was on June 17, 2023.
JUNE 17, 2023
We welcomed hundreds of visitors to learn about our work here at MPUSP
The Long Night of Sciences took place on Saturday, June 17 in Berlin and Potsdam. Approximately 60 institutions presented their work with over 1,000 program offerings. The Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens (MPUSP) took part in this year's edition of the Long Night of Sciences, together with the German Rheumatism Research Center (DRFZ) and the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology (MPIIB) in our building on the Campus Charité Mitte.
Congratulations for the promotion to Marc Erhardt, Max Planck Fellow at MPUSP!JANUARY 23, 2023
Marc Erhardt was promoted to W3- Professor of Molecular Microbiology at the Institute for Biology at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.