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    Christine Lehmann an ihrem Arbeitsplatz im Bernhard-Nocht-Institut für Tropenmedizin.

    Christine Lehman studied biology at the University of Würzburg. Today, she is in Hamburg researching the complex life cycle of Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria.

    Grafik zu 2D-Spektroskopie

    Optical spectroscopy allows investigating the energy structure and dynamic properties of complex quantum systems. Researchers from the University of Würzburg present two new approaches of coherent two-dimensional spectroscopy.

    Polymorph-nukleare Leukozyten infiziert mit Chlamydia trachomatis (hier blau gefärbt). (Foto: Karthika Rajeeve)

    When Chlamydia attacks the human body the immune system starts its defence mechanisms. But the bacteria find a way to defend themselves. Scientists from Würzburg have deciphered new details of their strategy now.

    Das Hauptgebäude der Universität Würzburg. (Foto: Daniel Peter)

    The University of Würzburg ranks among the top contributors to "Nature" journals: It's among the 100 highest performing institutions worldwide and among the top four in Germany. The University also belongs to a leading group in the U-Multirank.

    Die Oberfläche des Enzyms Levansucrase wurde so umgestaltet, dass es Zuckerpolymere entstehen lassen kann. (Bild: AK Seibel)

    Chemists have modified the enzyme levansucrase using a new method. The enzyme can now produce sugar polymers that are exciting for applications in the food industry and medicine.