Welcome to the website of the Cluster of Excellence Cellular Networks - CellNetworks.


CellNetworks is an interdisciplinary research cluster centered around Heidelberg´s life sciences. The Heidelberg life science community features an unparalleled number of internationally well-noted institutions. CellNetworks assembles excellent groups focusing on research in molecular life science and computational sciences, chemistry and physics to tackle fundamental questions in cell biology, its network structure and architecture, dynamics and regulation.


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Posted March 19 2018
Insulin resistance and elevated blood glucose levels are considered to be the cause of type 2 diabetes. However, scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and Heidelberg University Hospital have now provided evidence that things might be completely different. They showed in flies that elevated levels of the metabolite MG (methylglyoxal) cause the typical diabetic disturbances of the metabolism and lead to insulin resistance, obesity and elevated blood sugar levels. READ MORE
Posted March 14 2018
The future of Training (3) - 2017 marked the 40th anniversary of EMBL’s course and conference programme and ten years of training at EMBL-EBI. The final part of the mini-series keeps on exploring how EMBL training experts believe scientific training will evolve in the future. READ MORE
Posted March 12 2018
Minister and President of the Max Planck Society sign declaration of intent in Heidelberg READ MORE
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