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Birth of a new institute — Biopolis Dresden

Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology volume 2, pages 699703 (2001) | Download Citation



Molecular cell biology is now facing the challenges of the post-genomic era. In this regard, the recently established Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany, provides interesting perspectives. Its atypical structure and the unique mixture of research topics and model systems give this Max-Planck-Institute the necessary versatility and flexibility for this new phase of biology.

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  1. Wieland B. Huttner is at the Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Pfotenhauerstrasse 108, D-01307 Dresden, Germany

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