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19 Apr 2011 - A new Emmy Noether Fellow at the IBCII
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Dr. Christian Behrends received the prestigious Emmy Noether Research Fellowship by the DFG. His independent group will be funded for three years with a perspective to 3 years extension. The mammalian autophagy signaling pathway is at the center of Dr. Behrends's research activities. In particular, he is interested in the dynamics of the autophagy interaction network under different physiological conditions

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31 Mar 2011 - A step towards understanding chronic dermatitis
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An international team of scientists led by IBCII director Ivan Dikic discovered a novel role for the protein SHARPIN in immune signalling.
In today's issue of Nature, they show how SHARPIN stimulates formation of linearized ubiquitin chains, triggering activation of a central regulator of immune responses.

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01 Feb 2011 - IBCII is pleased to announce its new W2
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Prof. Stefan Müller is appointed W2 professor in biochemistry at IBCII and will be an independant group leader for SUMO signaling group.

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01 Nov 2010 - New group leader
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Dr. Christian Behrends from Harvard Medical School in Boston will join IBCII as an independant group leader. He will establish the Autophagy signaling group.

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