Sie sind klein, anpassungsfähig und gefährlich: Trypanosomen - hier im Darm der Tsetsefliege zu sehen.

The Physics of Parasites

Kreuzt man verwandte Xiphophorus-Arten, sind ihre Nachkommen häufig von schwarzen Flecken gezeichnet. Dabei handelt es sich um eine Form von Hautkrebs.

An Escapade With Consequences

Das Erbgut der fleischfressenden Pflanzen Venusfliegenfalle, Sonnentau und Wasserfalle (v.l.) ist entschlüsselt.

The Carnivorous Plant Lifestyle is Gene Costly

Studying in Würzburg


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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.

125th Anniversary of the Discovery of X-Rays

In 2020, we will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the discovery of the X-rays with numerous events and exhibitions.

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.