Vaccinations are an important factor in containing the COVID-19 pandemic. TUM students and staff can now be vaccinated on a total of 5 dates in July without pre-registration at Munich and Garching Campus.
The TUM Global Week from 5 to 9 July, 2021, is an important stimulus for international projects and collaborations. All members of the TUM family are invited to discuss global challenges in numerous information and networking events, to clarify practical questions about stays abroad, and to learn about new offers for international exchange.
Why are some animals more susceptible to diseases than others? Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) investigated this in more detail. They found genetic differences in livestock species that make individual animals less susceptible to certain diseases. In a large study, the researchers demonstrated the feasibility and efficiency of CRISPR-Cas9 editions.
An infection with Sars-CoV2 or a Corona vaccination - both can also have consequences for the skin. Prof. Tilo Biedermann, Director of the Clinic and Polyclinic for Dermatology and Allergology at Klinikum rechts der Isar, will describe them and their causes in an online lecture on Wednesday, June 23, 6:15 pm. In advance, he gives a little insight in this interview.
TUM student Sarah Maafi writes for leading magazines such as The Architects’ Journal and RIBA Journal. Her article “Ending Racism is a Choice” was recently honored by the Royal Institute of British Architects with the top prize in its RIBA Future Architects writing competition. In our interview, she makes the case for a rethinking in architecture.
Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Finnish research institute Turku PET Centre have discovered a new mechanism controlling satiation. According to the recently published study, the hormone secretin induces satiation by activating brown adipose tissue.
Years before they are diagnosed, persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) make significantly more visits to doctors and hospitals than others. Specialists have recently discussed whether this might represent a preliminary phase of MS – known as a prodrome. A research team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now published results of a study suggesting that, in many cases, the complaints may relate to unrecognized early clinical MS events.
Funding a scholarship does not need to be a major financial effort. It is also possible to support young people on their educational path together, with many individual contributions. Marking the anniversary of the national scholarship program 'Deutschlandstipendium', we are therefore joining the strengths of our university family with a fundraising campagin. Let us foster young talents in all their diversity together!
One of the best researched buildings of antiquity: the Cheops Pyramid. Still, its structure has not yet been investigated in its entirety. Using non-destructive testing methods, doctoral student Johannes Scherr took a closer look at the inside of the pyramid. For us he wrote down his experiences:
Helmut Krcmar, who held the Chair of Information Systems at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) until 2020, has been awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. The medal was presented by Bavaria's Minister of Science Bernd Sibler, who in his congratulatory address called Prof. Krcmar an essential developer of our digital future.
The BMW Group will support future research on quantum computers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The contract establishing the endowed chair for Quantum Algorithms and Applications ("Quantenalgorithmen und -anwendungen") was signed by TUM president Thomas F. Hofmann, BMW AG Board of Management member Frank Weber and BMW AG CIO Alexander Buresch.