Projects and Partners  

Current Research

A large number of researchers of the Faculty of Life Sciences are involved in three major projects funded by the DFG.

Collaborative Research Center SFB 1052 - Obesity Mechanisms
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Collaborative Research Center Transregio 67 - Functional biomaterials for controlling healing processes in bone and skin – from material science to clinical application
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Graduate School BuildMoNa - Building with Molecules and Nanoobjects
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Research Survey

For detailed inquiries about the manifold research activities of all our faculty's researchers take a look at our comprehensive research portal. You will also find publications and awards, as well as cooperations and past events

Research Partners - Short-list


  • Center for Biotechnology and Biomedicine
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology
  • Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
  • Leibniz Institute of Surface Engineering
  • Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
  • Max Planck Institute for Mathemathics in the Sciences
  • Saxon Institute for Applied Biotechnology
  • Paul Flechsig Institute of Brain Research
  • Sächsischer Inkubator für Klinische Translation
  • Forschungsstelle Leipzig des Forschungszentrum Dresden Rossendorf


  • Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
  • Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Frankfurt
  • Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen
  • Max Planck Institute for  Biogeochemistry, Jena
  • University of Freiburg, Institut für Pharmazeutische und Medizinische Chemie
  • Universität Bonn, Pharmazeutisches Institut
  • German Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg


  • Université de Strasbourg (F), Lab. de Spéctrometrie de Masse Bio-Organique
  • University of Oklahoma (USA), Department of Botany and Microbiology
  • Vanderbilt University (USA), Department of Chemistry
  • University of Florida (USA), Department of Pharmaceutics
  • Chinese Academy of Science (China), 
    National Key Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering
  • Thammasat University (Thailand)
  • Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)

last update: 27.04.2021 

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