LGSA News

50 to 60 doctoral candidates are currently doing research within the framework of the LGSA.

Tubulin immunofluorescence microscopy

To maintain organ functions, the proteins in the cells need to be kept in balance (proteostasis). This state is disturbed with increasing age. One…

ATR

The ATR protein plays an important role in the response to replication stress as a regulator of the DNA damage response (DDR) and controls cell…

Planarian

Planarians are able to survive long periods of starvation unscathed by maintaining their stem cell pool and regenerative capacity. The molecular…

Our third year PhD candidates Dana Elster published her second first author paper in Nature Communications.

Triple-negative breast cancer is a…

Martin Bens published his results from his dissertation in BMC Biology.

Naked mole-rats can live considerably longer than other rodents like mouse,…

The Thüringer Forschungspreis was awarded to aging researchers and their fish N. furzeri as a new animal model.

Dr. Arne Sahm from FLI was awarded for his dissertation during the "Noble Talks" event on April 13, 2018.

Arne Sahm published his findings in PLoS Genetics.

The genetic basis of lifespan determination is poorly understood. Most research has been done on…

Abinaya Nathan published her astonishing results from the thesis in the journal Human Molecular Genetics. It has been estimated that more than 80…

During the Second International Symposium Healthy Ageing, the Poster as well as the Presentation Award were granted to young FLI researchers.

Simon Schwörer was able to publish his findings in Nature. Two more PhD students - Ali Hyder Baig and Manuel Schmidt - contributed to the…

Current stop of animal experiments: Letter to PhD students on further proceeding concerning PhD theses

"What comes after the PhD?" We are happy to welcome all our PhD Alumni to the 2nd Alumni Meeting and Career Day on May 26 and 27, 2016.