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    Wolfgang Kastenmüller forscht an grundlegenden Mechanismen der Immunzellentwicklung. Das Wissen darüber ist Voraussetzung für die Entwicklung neuer zielgerichteter Therapieansätze.

    Wolfgang Kastenmüller studies the development of special immune cells that show promise in treating cancer. He has now been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant worth nearly two million euros for his research.

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    Dr. Simon Bungers studied biology at the University of Würzburg. After exporting cars to Finland and selling custom boxer shorts, he started his own business that develops science software.

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    Collage der ausgezeichneten Wissenschaftler

    Their scientific papers are among the most frequently cited by researchers worldwide. Six researchers of the University of Würzburg have therefore been added to the Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List.

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    Sara Buson vor dem Bild einer Galaxis.

    Black holes and other extremely high-energy environments in the universe: Sara Buson teaches and conducts research in this field. As a junior professor, she has recently joined the Würzburg Chair of Astronomy.

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    Schaubild: Von der Pflanze zum Wirkstoff, mit chemischen Formeln. (Bilder: Sévérin Muyisa / Suresh Awale)

    Researchers from Würzburg and Toyama have discovered that a compound isolated from tropical rainforest vines inhibits the growth of pancreatic cancer cells.

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    Ein flaches Molekül auf einer Oberfläche aus Bismut- und Silberatomen.

    For the first time, physicists from the University of Würzburg have successfully positioned an organic molecule on a substrate realizing two stable configurations. This may have application potential in molecular spintronics.

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    Alumna Esther Gillert

    Esther Gillert studied biology at the University of Würzburg. Today, she works as an editor for medical patient media. She is the interface between medical experts and legal counsellors.

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    Mikrotürmchen mit Quantenpunkten sollen dabei mithelfen, die Datenkommunikation abhörsicher zu machen. Entwickelt werden sie an der Uni Würzburg. (Bild: Tobias Huber)

    Faster and secure data communication: This is the goal of a new joint project involving physicists from the University of Würzburg. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds the project with 14.8 million euro.

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    Startseite der digitalen Faust-Edition im Internet. (Bild: faustedition.net)

    The new contemporary edition of Goethe's "Faust" is the fruit of almost ten years of labour. The team of Fotis Jannidis, a computer philologist and Professor of Literature at the University of Würzburg, contributed significantly to this achievement.

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    Der neuartige topologische Isolator aus der Würzburger Physik: An seinen Kanten entlang fließt ein Strom aus Exziton-Polaritonen (rot), der sich kontrollieren lässt. (Bild: Karol Winkler)

    For the first time, physicists have built a unique topological insulator in which optical and electronic excitations hybridize and flow together. They report their discovery in "Nature".

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    Frau, die einer anderen Frau eine Suppenschüssel reicht.

    Mental training can effectively cultivate care, compassion and even altruistically motivated behaviour psychologists from Würzburg and Leipzig have shown in a recent study.

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    Harald Reinhart

    Harald Reinhart trained and completed his residency as a medical doctor in Würzburg. Today, he alternately works as a hospital doctor and as the CEO of a consulting firm, travelling between Jordan and the USA.

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    A top-notch Chemist

    10/01/2018
    Zusammenschnitt: Dr. Kazunori Sugiyasu und ein Chemiegebäude der Universität Würzburg

    He received a prestigious award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The renowned chemist, Kazunori Sugiyasu, will now join the University of Würzburg to do research with Professor Frank Würthner.

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    Fahnen der Universität Würzburg. (Foto: Daniel Peter)

    The University of Würzburg has been successful with a proposal for a research cluster in the Excellence Competition. This allows new projects to be launched in an important field of physics with great future promise.

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    Blick auf die Prometheus-Figurengruppe auf dem Hauptgebäude der Universität Würzburg. (Foto: Daniel Peter)

    Upward trend continues: The latest Times Higher Education World University Ranking puts the University of Würzburg in 159th place worldwide, which is another improvement over last year.

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