Clara Immerwahr Award: Call for applications

We expect applications of postgraduate female researchers with no restrictions to nationality or home institution until Oct 27, 2019

All information on the application can be found here


For the official opening event, UniSysCat presented a multimedia science event and an artistic performance

Matthias Driess and his co-workers from the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, report on a silicon-mediated direct coupling of carbon monoxide, ammonia and primary amines to form acetamides which are central in organic...

The Berlin University Alliance has won funding as a group in the Universities of Excellence funding line of the German federal and state governments’ Excellence Strategy.


We are delighted to announce that Peter Hegemann, Hertie professor of Neuroscience at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and researcher in UniSysCat has received the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

Yuwen Wang, PhD student in the BIG-NSE graduate school and group member of Matthias Driess is one of the 45 finalists for the Reaxys PhD Prize 2019. The committee honoured her publication “An Isolable Bis(silylene)-Stabilized...

The project "iGEM-Synthetic Biology" is utilizing different types of bacteria and combining their properties to develop improved biological batteries. The project is hosted by Nediljko Budisa and the UniSysCat Cluster of...

Nediljko Budisa and his team engineer aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases (aaRSs) to provide access to the ribosomal incorporation of noncanonical amino acids. The researchers achieved a high-activity enzyme variant for photocaged...

A record number of 25 projects in the "House of Chemistry" filled the “Long Night” program.The Institute of Chemistry and UniSysCat working groups participated with an attractive program.

We are honored to congratulate Peter Hegemann for receiving the Honorary Doctorate Degree from the faculty of biology and pre-clinical medicine of the University Regensburg.


3. May, the Clara Immerwahr Award Ceremony took place for Dr. Maria Escudero Escribano, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.



Unifying Systems in Catalysis (UniSysCat) is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) under Germany´s Excellence Strategy – EXC 2008/1– 390540038