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Priority Programmes (PP)

Priority Programmes are nationwide research cooperations funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), usually with a funding period of six years.  For researchers to participate on a given research topic the DFG is regularly opening a call for proposal.

Philipps-Universität as Applying institution

PP 1738 - Emerging Roles of Non-Coding RNAs in Nervous System Development, Plasticity and Disease

Logo PP 1738 - Emerging Roles of Non-Coding RNAs in Nervous System Development, Plasticity and Disease

Funded since: 2014
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Martin Schratt
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

Philipps-Universität as Participation institution

PP 2037 - Scalable Data Management on Future Hardware

Funded since: 2017
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai-Uwe Sattler (TU Ilmenau)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Seeger
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

Logo PP 1981 - Abstract Transottomanica: Eastern European-Ottoman-Persian Mobility Dynamics
PP 1981 - Abstract Transottomanica: Eastern European-Ottoman-Persian Mobility Dynamics

Funded since: 2017
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Stefan Rohdewald (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Albrecht Fuess
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1926 - Next Generation Optogenetics: Tool Development and Application

Logo PP 1738 - Emerging Roles of Non-Coding RNAs in Nervous System Development, Plasticity and Disease

Funded since: 2016
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Alexander Gottschalk (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Lars-Oliver Essen, Dr. Christof Taxis
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1923 - Innate Sensing and Restriction of Retroviruses

Abbildung: Logo des Schwerpunktprogramms SPP 1923 - Innate Sensing and Restriction of Retroviruses

Funded since: 2016
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Oliver Fackler, Ph.D. (Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Stefan Bauer
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1879 - Nucleotide Second Messenger Signaling in Bacteria

Logo PP 1879 - Nucleotide Second Messenger Signaling in Bacteria

Funded since: 2016
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Regine Hengge (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Lars-Oliver Essen, Prof. Dr. Gert Bange
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1881 - Turbulent Superstructures

Logo PP 1881 - Turbulent Superstructures

Funded since: 2016
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Jörg Schumacher (TU Ilmenau)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Bruno Eckhardt
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1927 - Iron-Sulfur for Life

Logo PP 1927 - Iron-Sulfur for Life

Funded since: 2016
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Silke Leimkühler (Universität Potsdam)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Roland Lill
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1803 - EarthShape: Earth Surface Shaping by Biota

Logo PP 1803 - EarthShape: Earth Surface Shaping by Biota

Funded since: 2015
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Todd Alan Ehler (Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Jörg Bendix
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1857 - Electromagnetic sensors for Life Sciences (ESSENCE)

Logo PP 1857 - Electromagnetic sensors for Life Sciences (ESSENCE)

Funded since: 2015
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Jakoby (TU Darmstadt)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Andreas R. Koczulla
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1840 - Quantum Dynamics in Tailored Intense Fields (QUTIF)

Funded since: 2015
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Manfred Lein (Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Universität Hannover)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Mackillo Kira (2015-2016), Prof. Dr. Stephan Koch (from 2016)
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1782 - Epithelial intercellular junctions as dynamics hubs to integrate forces, signals and cell behaviour

Funded since: 2015
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Thomas Magin (Universität Leipzig)
Participation: Prof. Dr. med. Robert Grosse
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1710 - Dynamics of Thiol-Based Redox Switches in Cellular Physiology

Logo PP 1710 - Dynamics of Thiol-Based Redox Switches in Cellular Physiology

Funded since: 2014
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Katja Becker (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Roland Lill
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1708 - Material Synthesis near Room Temperature

Logo PP 1708 - Material Synthesis near Room Temperature

Funded since: 2014
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Michael Ruck (TU Dresden)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Stefanie Dehnen, Prof. Dr. Jörg Sundermeyer
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1726 - Microswimmers – From Single Particle Motion to Collective Behaviour

Logo PP 1726 - Microswimmers – From Single Particle Motion to Collective Behaviour

Funded since: 2014
Applying institution: Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Gompper
Participation: Prof. Dr. Bruno Eckhardt (2014-2017), Prof. Dr. Knut Drescher (associated)
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1666 - Topological Insulators: Materials - Fundamental Properties - Devices

Logo PP 1666 - Topological Insulators: Materials - Fundamental Properties - Devices

Funded since: 2013
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Oliver Rader (Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Höfer
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1656 - Intestinal Microbiota - A Microbial Ecosystem at the Edge between Immune Homeostasis and Inflammation

Funded since: 2013
Applying institution: Technische Universität München
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Dirk Haller
Participation: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Steinhoff (from 2016)
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1608 - Ultrafast and Temporally Precise Information Processing: Normal and Dysfunctional Hearing

Logo PP 1608 - Ultrafast and Temporally Precise Information Processing: Normal and Dysfunctional Hearing

Funded since: 2012
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Jutta Engel (Universität des Saarlandes), Prof. Dr. Eckhard Friauf (Technische Universität Kaiserslautern)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Dominik Oliver, Dr. Michael Leitner (from 2015)
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1593 - Design for Future - Managed Software Evolution

Funded since: 2012
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Ralf Heinrich Reussner (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Gabriele Taentzer
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1580 - Intracellular compartments as places of pathogen-host-interactions

Logo PP 1580 - Intracellular compartments as places of pathogen-host-interactions

Funded since: 2011
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Albert Haas (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
Participation: apl. Prof. Dr. Jude Przyborski
Homepage
DFG-database GEPRIS

PP 1530 - Flowering time control: from Natural Variation to Crop Improvement

Logo PP 1530 - Flowering time control: from Natural Variation to Crop Improvement

Funded since: 2011
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Christian Jung (Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Alfred Batschauer
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1458 - High Temperature Superconductivity in Iron Pnictides

Funded since: 2010
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Bernd Büchner (Leibniz-Institut für Festkörper- und Werkstoffforschung Dresden e.V.
Participation: Prof. Dr. Florian Gebhard
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1374 - Exploratories for large-scale and long-term functional biodiversity research

Abbildung: Logo SPP 1374 - Exploratorien zur funktionellen Biodiversitätsforschung

Funded since: 2008
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Markus Fischer (University of Bern, Switzerland)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Thomas Nauss
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

Completed Priority Programmes

PP 1596 - Ecology and Species Barriers in Emerging Viral Diseases

Funded since: 2013, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Christian Drosten (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn), Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Stephan Becker (2013-2016), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1617 - Phenotypic heterogeneity and sociobiology of bacterial populations

in the space of time - from 2012 to 2016, Applying institution: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Kirsten Jung, Participation Philipps-Universität Marburg: Dr. Georg Fritz, Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1463 - Epigenetic regulation of normal hematopoiesis and its dysregulation in myeloid neoplasia

in the space of time - from 2010 to 2015, Applying institution: Universität Freiburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Michael Lübbert, Participation Philipps-Universität Marburg: Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Neubauer, Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1464 - Principles and evolution of actin-nucleator complexes

Funded since: 2010, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Eugen Kerkhoff (Universität Regensburg), Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Peter L. Graumann (2010-2014), DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1409 - Science and the General Public: Understanding Fragile and Conflicting Evidence

in the space of time - from 2009 to 2016, Applying institution: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Rainer Bromme, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Mario Gollwitzer (2011-2016), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1415 - Crystalline Non-Equilibrium Phases - Synthesis, Characterisation and In-situ Investigation of the Formation Mechanisms

in the space of time - from 2009 to 2016, Applying institution: Universität Kiel, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Bensch, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Stefanie Dehnen (2013-2016), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1392 - Integrative analysis of olfaction

in the space of time - from 2009 to 2016, Applying institution: Universität Konstanz, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Giovanni Galizia, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Joachim Schachtner, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1319 - Biological Transformations of Hydrocarbons in the Absence of Oxygen

in the space of time - from 2008 to 2017, Applying institution: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Mattias Boll, Participation: Prof. Dr. Johann Heider (2009-2016), DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1324 - Extraction of Quantifiable Information from Complex Systems

in the space of time - from 2008 to 2014, Applying institution: Philipps-Universität Marburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Stephan Dahlke, Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1313 - Biological Responses to Nanoscale Particles (Bio-Nano-Responses)

in the space of time - from 2008 to 2011, Applying institution: Universität Duisburg-Essen, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Reinhard Zellner, Participation: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Parak (2008-2015)
Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1234 - Phonological and Phonetic Competence: Between Grammar, Signal Processing and Neural Activity

in the space of time - from 2006 to 2012, Applying institution: Philipps-Universität Marburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Richard Wiese, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1209 - The Hellenistic Polis as a Living Space. Urban Structures and Civic Identity between Tradition and Innovation

Funded since: 2006, Applying institution: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Martin Zimmern, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Winfried Held (2006-2015), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1191 - Ionic Liquids

Funded since: 2006, Applying institution: Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Peter Wasserscheid, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Jörg Sundermayer (2006-2011), DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1179 - Organocatalysis

in the space of time - from 2005 to 2014, Applying institution: Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung Mühlheim, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Benjamin List, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Andreas Greiner (to 2012), DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1166 - Lanthanide Specific Functionalities in Molecules and Materials

in the space of time - from 2004 to 2010, Applying institution: Universität Bayreuth, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Rhett Kempe, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Jörg Sundermayer (2006-2011), DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1165 - Nanowires and Nanotubes: From Controlled Synthesis to Functions

in the space of time - from 2004 to 2010, Applying institution: Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik Halle/Saale, Spokesperson: PD Dr. Margit Zacharias, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Heimbrodt (2004-2011), Prof. Dr. Andreas Greiner (2004-2012), DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1170 - Directed Evolution to optimize and understand molecular biocatalysts

in the space of time - from 2004 to 2010, Applying institution: Universität Regensburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Reinhard Sterner, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Roland Hartmann (2004-2011), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1131 - Life Inside Cells

in the space of time - from 2002 to 2008, Applying institution: Philipps-Universität Marburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Uwe Gallus Maier (2002-2005), Prof. Dr. Klaus Lingelbach (died in 2015), DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1130 - Infections of the Endothelium

in the space of time - from 2002 to 2010, Applying institution: University of Münster, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Schnittler, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. em. Hans-Dieter Klenk, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1152 - Evolution of Metabolic Diversity

in the space of time - from 2003 to 2010, Applying institution: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Dieter Strack, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Mohamed Marahiel, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1113 - Photonic Crystals

in the space of time - from 2001 to 2008, Applying institution: Universität Paderborn, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Ralf Wehrspohn, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Stephan W. Koch, DFG-data base GEPRIS

PP 1093 - Dynamics of Electron Transfer Processes at Interfaces

in the space of time - from 2000 to 2006, Applying institution: University Münster, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Helmut Zacharias, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Höfer, DFG-data base GEPRIS