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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.

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
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2022 HFSP RESEARCH GRANTS
Initiation deadline: 18 March 2021 Submission deadline: 30 March 2021
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PAVEL KABAT APPOINTED NEXT SECRETARY-GENERAL OF HFSPO
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THE 2021 HFSP
NAKASONE AWARD
WINNERS
1152

Research Grants

28

Nobel Prizes

69

Fellows' Nationalities

7000

HFSP Awardees since 1990

Martin Loose

Getting off the train – how a molecular motor and signaling lipids distribute, deposit and activate proteins

Neurons are highly polarized cells with one long axon and several highly branched dendrites. How this complex…

Muscle building

The Hippo pathway controls muscle growth

During animal development, initially small muscles need to grow dramatically to produce the high forces needed for our…

Brown adipocyte

Control of mitochondrial cristae and respiration during cold stress

Cellular respiration relies on mitochondrial cristae, but the mechanisms controlling their formation, especially during…

Cortex and striatum

Shared activity across brain structures

The cortex and striatum are two brain structures that work together to drive a wide range of functions. These…