• We are innovative

  • We are bridging scales

  • We are training outstanding young academics

  • We are sharing resources

  • We are international

  • We are collaborators

We are the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG)

We do pioneering work in the field of basic research: 500 curiosity-driven scientists representing 50 nationalities work at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG) in Dresden and ask: How do cells form tissues? The cross-disciplinary research program brings together people from different parts of the world and from a wide variety of backgrounds and creates a vibrant working environment and an exciting atmosphere.

In 2009, The Scientist voted the MPI-CBG the number one place in the world in academia, and also ranked it the number one place in the world to do a postdoc. The institute was named the "Most family-friendly company in Dresden" in 2012.

The MPI-CBG is part of DRESDEN-concept, a research alliance of Dresden University of Technology together with the four major German research institutions – Max Planck, Helmholtz, Fraunhofer, and Leibniz – aimed at the development and use of synergies in research, education, infrastructure, and administration.

18 Jul 2017

A Home for Enzymes

Boehringer Ingelheim Fellowship for Ceciel Jegers

17 Jul 2017

Geeking out at the #FijiLearnathon

Learnathon of the Dresden Analysis-of-Images Suite

8 Jun 2017

Understanding Network Complexity

New Research Group Leader

7 Jun 2017

Dresden Science Night

A fun summer night with loads of science

31 May 2017

Inauguration of the Center for Systems Biology Dresden

Where Computer Science and Physics meet Biology

21 Jul 2017

⚡️ “EMBO Practical Course on Mouse Genome Engineering” twitter.com/i/moments/8883…

20 Jul 2017

Learn how to edit your own Science Sketch in this 2-minute video about editing 2-minute videos! It's very meta. youtu.be/J8qaE7TpaBE

retweeted by MPI-CBG Dresden