Managing Director


Professor Dr. Dietmar Vestweber

Tel.: +49 251 70365-200

Head of administration-technics-IT


Martin Becker

Tel.: +49 251 70365-910


Scientific Members

Prof. Dr. Ralf H. Adams

Prof. Dr. Hans Schöler

Prof. Dr. Dietmar Vestweber

Prof. Sara Wickström, MD, PhD


External Scientific Members

Professor Dr. Erez Raz | Institute of Cell Biology, ZMBE Münster

Professor Dr. Gou Young Koh | Center for Vascular Research, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), KAIST, Daejeon, Republic of Korea


Representative of the Institute’s scientific employees in the BMS

PD. Dr. Gabriele Bixel (since 06/2016)



Prof. Dr. Ralf H. Adams | Tissue Morphogenesis

Prof. Dr. Dietmar Vestweber | Vascular Cell Biology

Prof. Dr. Sara Wickström | Cell and Tissue Dynamics


Group leaders

Prof. Dr. Hans Schöler
MPG White Paper Emeritus Group Project Group | "White Paper - Animal Testing in the Max Planck Society"
Brain Organoids: Alternatives to Animal Testing in Neuroscience

Dr. Ivan Bedzhov
Embryonic Self-Organization | DFG Emmy Noether Group

Prof. Dr. Wiebke Herzog
Angiogenesis Laboratory | DFG Heisenberg Group

Dr. Britta Trappmann
Bioactive Materials | Max Planck Research Group

Dr. Juan M Vaquerizas
Regulatory Genomics | Max Planck Research Group

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