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The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) promotes international collaboration in basic research focused on the elucidation of the sophisticated and complex mechanisms of living organisms.

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Synthetic self-assembled cyclic peptide fibrillar networks in water droplets
20th HFSP AWARDEES MEETING
THE FIRST ONLINE MEETING OF HFSP AWARDEES AND ALUMNI
5 - 8 July 2021
PAVEL KABAT APPOINTED NEXT SECRETARY-GENERAL OF HFSPO
Pavel Kabat
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HFSP Awardees since 1990

Four spike proteins

Revealing the invisibility cloak of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

The spike protein of SARS-CoV-2, responsible for the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, conceals itself with an …

Hawkmoth

Moths use active tactile sensing to target the tiny nectary hole in flowers

The ability of insect pollinators to find and exploit floral resources is essential for the ecosystem services of…

The Grey Mouse Lemur

The same vision for all primates

The world’s smallest primate reveals the incredible preservation of our visual system through millions of years of…

Drosophila females modify their egg-lay in the presence of a parasitic wasp

How do fruit flies avoid parasitic wasps?

In nature, fruit flies are at high risk of parasitic infection by different wasp species. Threat recognition and…