Welcome to the Department of Molecular Biology

Simulated movement of DNA molecule in solution

Chair:  Prof. Dr. Alfred Nordheim

Chair of Molecular Biology

Auf der Morgenstelle 15

D-72076 Tübingen

phone: +49 7071 29 78898 (Secretary)

Fax:     +49 7071 29 53 59

e-mail: alfred.nordheim(at)uni-tuebingen.de



The Chair of Molecular Biology is one of the four research units of the Interfaculty Institute of Cell Biology (IFIZ).

The Unit is headed by Prof. Dr. Alfred Nordheim. Scientists of the Unit engage in both research and teaching in the field of molecular cell biology.

The research activities of the Unit are pursued within two Independent Research Groups (AGs):

AG Nordheim ("Vertebrate Gene Expression and Organ Function"), and

AG Proikas-Cezanne ("Autophagy").

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Graduate School:

International Max Planck Reseasrch School

IMPRS Tübingen