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The Hyman lab bids Amayra farewell

Amayra Hernández-Vega concluded a 6-year service in the Hyman Lab this November as a postdoc, with an impressive track record of publications and scientific outreach. Amayra’s farewell had to be done in compliance with Coronavirus-safety measures, but a bigger celebration is planned when the pandemic eases up. Amayra, we wish you a smooth start in Barcelona […]

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The Hyman lab welcomes Alexandra, Arsenii, MJ, and Peter

The Hyman lab recently recruited new members in different positions. PhD Students Alexandra Sergeeva is starting as a PhD student in the Hyman and Alberti Labs. The MPI-CBG has initiated rolling admissions for prospective PhD students who can apply through the IMPRS-CellDevoSys portal. Masters Students Arsenii Dmitriev is a Masters Student at the TU Dresden. […]

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The Postdoc Summer Chalk Talks 2020 continue with Patrick McCall and Samir Vaid

Chalk Talk announcement - Patrick and Samir - August 2020

Even though it’s 35°C outside and the wasp season is in full swing, a sizeable group of scientists gathered outside the entrance of the MPI-CBG to listen to Patrick McCall and Samir Vaid walk them through their research interests and outcomes in the second week of our summer chalk talk series. Patrick McCall, an ELBE […]

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Postdoc Summer Chalk Talks 2020 take off with Tina and Thomas

Keeping in mind social distancing rules while ensuring a relaxed and informal setting, Tina, Jacobo, and Anna launched the Postdoc Summer Chalk Talks 2020 at the MPI-CBG to offer a weekly Friday seminar during the summer holidays. In the first round, Tina Wiegend from the Hyman & Grill Labs, and Thomas Quail from the Brugués […]

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Congratulations to Sina and Adam for their fellowships!

Sina and Adam received both each an EMBO postdoc fellowship as well as a Marie Curie postdoc fellowship. This is a great success for both of them but as well for the lab. And yes, of course we celebrated it…

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Congratulations to Ceciel Jegers, Boehringer Ingelheim Fellowship winner!

Our PhD student Ceciel Jegers has just been awarded a Boehringer Ingelheim Fellowship to pursue her PhD studies on multi-enzyme condensates. Read more here. Way to go, Ceciel!

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Interview with Kate Lee in ‘Research in Germany’

You can now read an interview with our postdoc Kate Lee in “Research in Germany”, where she discusses her work on phase transitions and neurodegenerative disease, her decision to move to Europe, and what she enjoys most about working at the MPI-CBG. Congrats, Kate!

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Kate Lee selected as L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Rising Talent

Congratulations to our phenomenal postdoc, Kate Lee, on this prestigious honor! “Kate Lee, postdoc at the MPI-CBG Hyman Lab, is the first scientist living and working in Germany to be selected as “International Rising Talent”. The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Rising Talents are presented to fifteen promising young women, from each world region […]

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Come see us at ASCB 2016!

The Hyman lab is represented at the 2016 ASCB annual meeting, taking place now in San Francisco. Come see us if you’re here! • Sunday, Dec 4, 12pm-1:30pm: Louise Jawerth presents her poster, “The liquid to gel transition in protein droplets” (poster B1345) • Sunday, Dec 4, 5:20pm-5:35pm: Shamba Saha gives a talk, “An mRNA competition […]

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Welcome, Ceciel, our newest PhD student!

The Hyman Lab welcomes Ceciel Jegers, our newest PhD student. Ceciel comes to us from the Netherlands, and she will be working on phase transitions in cells and disease.

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  • Selected Videos


    iBio video about P granule formation


    An interview with Tony about Phase Transitions and Disease


    Phase separation in cell polarity: Saha et al, Cell 2016


    Encouraging Innovation, iBiology.org


    The genetics linking temperature and fertility in worms: Leaver et al, Biology Open 2016


    Cell PaperFlick on Phase Transitions in Disease


    Check out this playlist to watch all the videos in our "Two Minute Talk" Series


    Ways of Growing, a film created for the MitoSys Project


    What is a Discovery?


    Embryonic Development of C.elegans