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Poster session Tsukuba

20th HFSP Awardees Meeting

The first online meeting of HFSP awardees and alumni will be held from 5 to 8 July 2021.

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 …


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…

Mig-1 expression in the daughters

Getting to the right place in a developing larva

In a developing roundworm, a particular cell migrates from the tail to the head and stops based on its own internal…

HFSP implements a two-step submission procedure for fellowship applications

HFSP Long-Term Fellowships (LTF) and Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships (CDF) encourage early career scientists to broaden…

Claudia Fischbach

A link between breast cancer and bone growth

Breast cancer frequently metastasizes to bone where it leads to osteolytic bone degradation and poor clinical prognosis…

Common vampire bat

Looking for zoonotic needles in a viral haystack

Wild animals are typically infected by many viruses simultaneously. Only a small minority of these are likely to cause…

2021 Grants announcement

2021 HFSP awards in the News

The newly announced HFSP research grants and fellowships for 2021 are generating much excitement on the web!

Press Release - the 2021 class of HFSP fellows

HFSP announces the 2021 postdoctoral fellowships.

Press Release - 2021 HFSP Research Grants

HFSP announces the 28 research grants that will start in 2021, selected because of their excellent quality of research.