Integrated Molecular Life Sciences

Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät


Integrated Molecular Life Sciences is a fast growing and progressing field of scientific and biomedical innovation at FAU. It reaches from single molecule analysis to intact cells and organisms to describe and design biological systems. Doing so, it includes research topics such as

  • signal transduction and differentiation

  • immunity and infection

  • membrane biology

  • synthetic biology

  • cellular sensing and transduction

  • cell-material interaction

  • pharmaceutical chemistry and development of novel active compounds.

Rooted in its inter- and multidisciplinarity, Integrated Molecular Life Sciences engages departments all across the Faculties of Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering. The interdisciplinary aspect is reflected in two study programs Integrated Life Sciences and Molecular Science. Integrating knowledge and methods from various fields, Integrated Molecular Life Sciences offers a hotspot of competence for scientific and biomedical innovations with profound implications on our future health and prosperity.

Assigned publications

Gahbauer, S., Pluhackova, K., & Böckmann, R. (2018). Closely related, yet unique: Distinct homo- and heterodimerization patterns of G protein coupled chemokine receptors and their fine-tuning by cholesterol. PLoS Computational Biology, 14(3), e1006062.
Lautner, L., Pluhackova, K., Barth, N., Seydel, T., Lohstroh, W., Böckmann, R., & Unruh, T. (2017). Dynamic processes in biological membrane mimics revealed by quasielastic neutron scattering. Chemistry and physics of lipids.

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