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On Wednesday (20 April 2022), Leipzig University's three newly elected vice-rectors took office. In the future, the restructured vice-rectorates will be headed by a medical scientist, a chemist and a historian.
When genes mutate, this can lead to severe diseases of the human nervous system. Researchers at Leipzig University and the University of Würzburg have now used fruit flies to demonstrate how, apart from the negative effect, the mutation of a neuronal gene can have a positive effect - namely higher IQ in humans.
He wants to make Leipzig a world leader in the mathematical foundations of data science, develop strong research alliances, and decisively advance the use of artificial intelligence (AI): at the beginning of May, Professor Sayan Mukherjee took up his duties as Alexander von Humboldt Professor 2022 at Leipzig University and the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences.
On 19 April 2022, a vulnerability was discovered in an IT system at Leipzig University Library. This resulted in external access to about 70,000 records of library users. The incident has been reported to the police.
International GPCR research collaboration deciphers structure of active receptors. Breathing, seeing, hearing - the family of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) is involved in a variety of physiological processes and is also the cause of diverse diseases.
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