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Neuroblastoma cells under the microscope. The staining represents DNA damage, the more intense, the more severe and dangerous the damage. Cells on the right have no RNA exosome and are therefore much more susceptible to such damage.

Critical conflict in cancer cells

A tethered flying monarch butterfly orients in the flight simulator with respect to a green light spot. While flying, microelectrodes record the butterflies’ brain activity.

Sun Compass on Demand

Intensively farmed experimental plot in a warm climate with a Malaise trap (in the background) for recording flying insects and a wild bee nesting trap (in the foreground) for recording plant-pollinator-parasite networks. The pieces of wood at the base of the nesting aid are used to determine the decomposition rate of wood.

Logistical Herculean Tasks

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Explore Würzburg!

Experience Theatre and Art, History and Architecture, Dancing and Celebrations next to the beautiful River of Main flowing in the Heart of the green City.

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Strong in Research and Collaborations

Strong in Research

True to its motto ‘Science for Society’, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (JMU) is committed to advancing research in a wide range of disciplines. Academic rankings confirm JMU’s place among the world’s high-performing research universities.

Science in Motion

In our series ‘Science in Motion ’, we present the people behind the cutting-edge research at the Julius-Maximilian-University of Würzburg (JMU). In this episode, RNA researcher and biochemist Jörg Vogel takes us to HIRI - the Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research.

Cluster of Excellence

The Cluster of Excellence  ‘Complexity and Topology in Quantum Matter ’ investigates topological and complex quantum materials as well as their potential applications.