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 February 12 2018
Many people know about Darwin’s voyage on the Beagle and his detailed examination of the finches in the Galapagos Islands, which gave him crucial insights for developing his theory of evolution. It is less well known that Darwin spent a considerable amount of time studying orchids too. His book Fertilisation of Orchids was, in fact, the next work he published after his famous On the Origin of Species. READ MORE
Posted February 12 2018
Call for Nominations for the 2018 Award - Deadline for nominations is May 31, 2018 and the award winner will be notified middle of June 2018. READ MORE
Posted February 09 2018
Optogenetics has successfully been used in a diverse range of organisms. EMBL now launches its first wetlab e-learning courses on the topics introductions to optogenetics and CLEM. READ MORE
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