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Research Units (FOR)

Within Research Units several outstanding reserachers are adressing a joint overarching research question. Reserach Units are runing between foour and six years. For further information please visit the German Research Foundation.

Philipps-Universität as Applying institution

FOR 2730 - Environmental Changes in Biodiversity Hotspot Ecosystems of South Ecuador: RESPonse and feedback effECTs (RESPECT)

Logo Research Unit 2730 - Environmental Changes in Biodiversity Hotspot Ecosystems of South Ecuador: RESPonse and feedback effECTs (RESPECT)

Funded since: 2018
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Jörg Bendix
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS: coming soon

KFO 325 - Clinical relevance of tumor-microenvironment interactions in pancreatic cancer

Logo Clinical Research Unit 325 - Clinical relevance of tumor-microenvironment interactions in pancreatic cancer

Funded since: 2017
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Mathias Gress
Head: PD Dr. Matthias Lauth
Other participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Jörg-Walter Bartsch, Prof. Dr. Detlef Klaus Bartsch, Prof. Dr. Stefan Bauer, Prof. Dr. Uta-Maria Bauer, Prof. Dr. Malte Buchholz, Prof. Dr. Wibke E. Diederich, Prof. Dr. Magdalena Huber, Prof. Dr. Petra Ina Pfefferle, Prof. Dr. Elke Pogge von Strandmann, Dr. Katrin Roth, Dr. Emily P. Slater
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 2358 - Mountain Exile Hypothesis: How humans benefited from and re-shaped African high altitude ecosystems during Quarternary climatic changes

Funded since: 2016
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Georg Miehe
Other participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Thomas Nauss, Dr. Lars Opgenoorth
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 2497 - Pemphigus - from Pathogenesis to Therapeutics (Pegasus)

Funded since: 2016
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. med. Michael Hertl
Other participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. med. Rüdiger Eming, Prof. Dr. med. Holger Garn, Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Pfützner, Dr. rer. nat. Ansgar Schmidt
Homepage: coming soon
DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 2107 - Neurobiology of Affective Disorders: A Translational Perspective on Brain Structure and Function

Logo Research Unit 2107 - Neurobiology of Affective Disorders: A Translational Perspective on Brain Structure and Function

Funded since: 2014
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. med. Tilo Kircher
Other participation Philipps-Universität: from 2016 Prof. Dr. Dr. Petra Ina Pfefferle, Prof. Dr. med. Harald Renz, Prof. Dr. Holger Garn, Prof. Dr. Rainer Schwarting, Dr. Markus Wöhr, apl. Prof. Dr. Axel Krug, Prof. Dr. Andreas Jansen, Prof. Dr. Carsten Culmsee
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 1328 - Expectation and Conditioning as Basic Processes of the Placebo and Nocebo Response

Logo Research Unit 1328 - Expectation and Conditioning as Basic Processes of the Placebo and Nocebo Response

Funded since: 2010
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Winfried Rief
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 1182 - Transport and Structure Formation in Turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard, Taylor-Couette and Pipe Flows near Solid Walls

Funded since: 2009
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Bruno Eckhardt
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FOR 816 - Biodiversity and Sustainable Management of a Megadiverse Mountain Ecosystem in Southern Ecuador

Funded since: 2007
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Jörg Bendix
Other participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Thomas Nauss (2007-2016)
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

Philipps-Universität as Participating institution

FOR 2288 - Journal Literature

Logo Research Unit 2288 - Journal Literature

Funded since: 2016
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Nicola Kaminski (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Jens Ruchatz (Vice-Spokesperson), Prof. Dr. Volker Mergenthaler
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

KFO 309 - Virus-induced Lung Injury: Pathobiology and Novel Therapeutic Strategies

Logo Clinical Research Unit 309 - Virus-induced Lung Injury: Pathobiology and Novel Therapeutic Strategies

Funded since: 2016
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. med. Werner Seeger, Universities of Giessen and Marburg Lung Center (UGMLC)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Stephan Becker, Prof. Dr. Stefan Bauer, Prof. Dr. Eva Böttcher-Friebertshäuser
Homepage
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FOR 2038 - Nanopatterned Organic Matrices in Biological Silica Mineralisation

Logo Research Unit 2038 - Nanopatterned Organic Matrices in Biological Silica Mineralisation

Funded since: 2014
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Nils Kröger (TU Dresden)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Armin Geyer, from 2017 Prof. Dr. Uwe Gallus Maier
Homepage
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FOR 1847 - The Physiology of Distributed Computing Underlying Higher Brain Functions in Non-Human Primates

Logo Research Unit 1847 - The Physiology of Distributed Computing Underlying Higher Brain Functions in Non-Human Primates

Funded since: 2013
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Thier (Eberhard Karls-Universität Tübingen)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Frank Bremmer
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 1807 - Advanced Computational Methods for Strongly Correlated Quantum Systems

Logo Research Unit 1807 - Advanced Computational Methods for Strongly Correlated Quantum Systems

Funded since: 2013
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Fakher Fakhry Assaad (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Reinhard M. Noack
Homepage
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FOR 1756 - Functional Dynamics of Cell Contacts in Cellular Assemblies and Migratory Cells

Logo Research Unit 1756 - Functional Dynamics of Cell Contacts in Cellular Assemblies and Migratory Cells

Funded since: 2011
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Jörg Großhans (Universitätsmedizin Göttingen)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Annette Borchers
Homepage
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FOR 1581 - Extinction Learning: Behavioural, Neural and Clinical Mechanisms

Logo Research Unit 1581 - Extinction Learning: Behavioural, Neural and Clinical Mechanisms

Funded since: 2011
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Onur Güntürkün (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Harald Lachnit
Homepage
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FOR 1246 - Kilimanjaro ecosystems under global change: Linking biodiversity, biotic interactions and biogeochemical ecosystem processes

Funded since: 2010
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Katrin Böhning-Graese (Senckenberg Biodiversität und Klima Forschungszentrum)
Participation: Prof. Dr. Roland Brandl, from 2016 Prof. Dr. Thomas Nauss
Homepage
DFG-data base GEPRIS

Completed Research Units

KFO 286 - Exploiting Defects in the DNA Damage Response for the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Funded since: 2013, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Michael Hallek (Universitätsklinikum Köln), Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Elke Pogge von Strandmann (2013-2017), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 1334 - Determinants of Polarized Growth and Development in Filamentous Fungi

Funded since: 2010, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Reinhard Fischer (Universität Karlsruhe), Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Michael Bölker (2010-2017), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 1394 - Nonlinear response to probe vitrification

Funded since: 2010, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Matthias Fuchs (Universität Konstanz), Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Roling (2010-2014), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 929 - Dynamics of Bacterial Membrane Proteins

in the space of time - from 2008 to 2017, Applying institution: Philipps-Universität Marburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Peter Graumann, Participation: Prof. Dr. Victor Sourjik, Max Planck Institut for Terrestrial Microbiology Marburg (2008-2016), DFG-data base GEPRIS

KFO 181 - Male factor infertility due to impaired spermatogenesis

in the space of time - from 2008 to 2015, Applying institution: Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Weidner, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. (i. R.) Renate Renkawitz-Pohl (2011-2015), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 1086 - K2P-Channels - From Molecules to Physiology and Pathophysiology

in the space of time - from 2008 to 2015, Applying institution: Philipps-Universität Marburg, Spokesperson: Prof. em. Jürgen Daut, Other Participation: Prof. Dr. Dominik Oliver (2011-2016), Prof. Dr. Niels Decher (2008-2016), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

KFO 210 - Genetics of Drug Resistance in Cancer

in the space of time - from 2008 to 2015, Applying institution: Philipps-Universität Marburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Neubauer, Head: Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Burchert, Other Participation: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Stiewe (2008-2015), PD Dr. med. Cornelia Brendel (2008-2015), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 760 - Scattering systems with complex dynamics

in the space of time - from 2007 to 2013, Applying institution: Technische Universität Dresden, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Roland Ketzmerick, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. em. Hans-Jürgen Stöckmann (2007-2014), DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 742 - Grammar and Processing of Verbal Arguments

in the space of time - from 2006 to 2012, Applying institution: Universität Leipzig, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Gereon Müller, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky (2006-2013), Prof. Dr. Michael Cysouw (2009-2012), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 630 - Biological Function of Organometallic Compounds

in the space of time - from 2006 to 2012, Applying institution: Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Nils Metzler-Nolte, Participation: Prof. Dr. Eric Leif Meggers (2009-2013), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 627 - Polymeric Nano-carriers for Pulmonary Drug Delivery

in the space of time - from 2006 to 2010, Applying institution: Philipps-Universität Marburg, Spokesperson: Prof. (i. R.) Thomas Kissel, Other Participation: Prof. Dr. Udo Bakowsky (2006-2010), Prof. em. Joachim H. Wendorff (2006-2010), Prof. Dr. Andreas Greiner (2006-2010), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 560 - Perception and Action

in the space of time - from 2004 to 2011, Applying institution: Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Karl Gegenfurtner, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Frank Bremmer (2004-2011), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 531 - Chromatin Mediated Biological Decisions

in the space of time - from 2004 to 2010, Applying institution: Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Rainer Renkawitz, Participation: Prof. Dr. Alexander Brehm (2007-2010), Prof. (i. R.) Renate Renkawitz-Pohl (2004-2011), Prof. Dr. Uta-Maria Bauer (2004-2011), DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 526 - Blue-light Sensitive Photoreceptors

in the space of time - from 2004 to 2010, Applying institution: Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Peter Hegemann, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Alfred Batschauer (2004-2011), DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 495 - Bio/Chemical Hybridcompounds

in the space of time - from 2003 to 2009, Applying institution: Philipps-Universität Marburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Mohamed Marahiel, Other Participation: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Klebe (2006-2011), Prof. Dr. Ulrich Koert (2006-2011), Prof. Dr. Udo Bakowsky (2006-2010), Prof. Dr. Lars Oliver Essen (2003-2010), Prof. Dr. Norbert Hampp (2003-2009), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 485 - Quantum Optics in Semiconductor Nanostructures

in the space of time - from 2002 to 2008, Applying institution: Universität Rostock, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Heinrich Stolz, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Mackillo Kira (2005-2010), Prof. Dr. Stephan Koch (2002-2010), DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 475 - Formation and Stability of beta-Sheets

in the space of time - from 2002 to 2008, Applying institution: Universität Potsdam, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Robert Seckler, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Koert (2002-2010), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 483 - Metastable Compound Semiconductor Systems and Heterostructures

in the space of time - from 2002 to 2008, Applying institution: Philipps-Universität Marburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stolz, Other Participation: Prof. (i. R.) Wolfgang Rühle (2002-2013), Prof. Dr. Kerstin Volz (2002-2011), Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Heimbrodt (2002-2011), Prof. Dr. Stephan Koch (2002-2009), DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 423 - Genetic Epidemiology and Medical Genetics of Complex Diseases

in the space of time - from 2001 to 2007, Applying institution: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Max Peter Baur, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Konstantin Strauch (2001-2008), DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 402 - Functionality in a Tropical Mountain Forest: Diversity, Dynamic Processes and Utilization Potentials under Ecosystem Perspectives

in the space of time - from 2001 to 2007, Applying institution: Universität Bayreuth, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Erwin Beck, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Jörg Bendix (2001-2009), Homepage, DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 434 - Oligosaccharide and DNA Chips - Recognition of Secondary Gene Products

in the space of time - from 2001 to 2007, Applying institution: Universität Konstanz, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Armin Geyer (2001-2009), DFG-data base GEPRIS

FOR 254 - Dynamik kognitiver Repräsentationen

in the space of time - from 1996 to 2005, Applying institution: Universität Hamburg, Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Frank Rösler, Participation Philipps-Universität: Prof. Dr. Richard Wiese (2000-2003), Prof. Dr. Rainer Schwarting (2000-2005), DFG-data base GEPRIS