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The Würzburg Highly Cited Researchers 2022 (from left): Jörg Vogel, Hermann Einsele, Frank Würthner, José Pedro Friedmann Angeli, Citation Laureate Laurens Molenkamp, and Dominic Grün.

RVZ research group leader Prof. Dr. Pedro Friedmann Angeli is again a Highly Cited Researcher. Their work is most frequently cited in publications of other scientists. Researchers from the University are therefore included in the Highly Cited Researchers 2022 List.


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Dimeric structure of phosphoglycolate phosphatase. The enlarged section on the right shows the ligand-binding pocket in complex with the small molecule inhibitor CP1.

Increased cell proliferation is a key feature of diseases such as cancer. A research team from the University of Würzburg and two Leibniz Institutes has now succeeded in indirectly influencing this process.


German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has awarded the 26th German Future Prize to researchers from the Jena-based company Carl Zeiss Microscopy: Thomas Kalkbrenner, Jörg Siebenmorgen and Ralf Wolleschensky (10/26-22). The award winners have developed a novel microscope for the gentle 3-D imaging of living cells, which will enable further intensive research into the fundamentals of life. Fantastic news for the bioimaging research area and our speaker Prof. Markus Sauer, who was involved in the development of this award-winning ZEISS Lattice Lightsheet Microscopy technique.


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