Monthly Archives: October 2014

Farewell and congratulations to Martin Dreßler on his new job in industry!

We’re sad to say that it’s Martin’s last day! Congratulations to Dr. Dreßler as he starts his new job next week at Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG in Ravensburg, Germany. Martin will be joining their Regulatory Compliance team. Martin completed his PhD in the Hyman lab and defended his dissertation, “Dynamics of pericentriolar material during […]

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More photos added from trip to Lisbon for #EMBOCentrosome

Here’s Oliver Wueseke, Julia Mahamid, Tony Hyman, Jeff Woodruff, Beatriz Ferreira Gomes, and Ben Engel in Lisbon for the EMBO Conference on Centrosomes. You can now see additional photos on our lab fun page!

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Tony, arm wrestling champion

Tony has potential PhD students arm wrestle him for a spot in the lab! Or….at least he does in this clip from the video made by the DIPP PhD students for selection week. 🙂 Have a look by clicking on the photo below.

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MaxSynBio kicks off today at the MPI-CBG

MaxSynBio, a multi-disciplinary research network of labs from nine different Max Planck Institutes, kicks off today with a 3-day meeting and workshop held at the MPI-CBG. This research consortium aims to approach the field of Synthetic Biology from a fundamental perspective of basic research, taking a bottom-up approach towards understanding biology. The Hyman Lab is […]

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See the “Meeting of the Minds” documentaries of the dialogues between scientists and artists for the MitoSys project

You can now view in its entirety the fantastic “Meeting of the Minds” documentary series, which premiered at the Lens on Life exhibit earlier this year. Find out why Tony took the documentary crew to Die Gläsernen Manufaktur last year, see Lucy throughout the process of creating the incredible handblown glass Cells, watch the dialogue develop between all of […]

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Article by postdoc Avinash Patel – “Work and Play in Dresden”

Hyman lab postdoc Avinash Patel contributed an article about his experience at the MPI-CBG to a top daily magazine in India, India Today. You can check out his article here: “Work and Play in Dresden” — well done, Avi!

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See the stunning artwork that resulted from Tony’s MitoSys dialogue with Lucy + Jorge Orta

Last year, Tony was paired with artists Lucy + Jorge Orta for an ongoing dialogue about science, art, and cell division as part of the MitoSys Project. Dialogues between 4 pairs of artists and scientists led to works of art that were presented in the traveling Lens on Life exhibition. Now you can view photos of the beautiful […]

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Goodbye and good luck to Simone, new Group Leader in Berlin!

It’s official: our beloved postdoc and frog-wrangler extraordinaire Simone Reber has left us for Berlin, and she’s taking the frogs with her! Simone is now a Group Leader at the new Integrative Research Institute (IRI) for the Life Sciences. This institute is a collaboration between the Humboldt University of Berlin and the Max-Delbrück-Center. While Simone waits […]

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