TFOR2149_PIshe DFG has granted the establishment of the Research Unit (Forschergruppe) 2149, which will focus on the elucidation of the signalling behaviour of Adhesion class G protein-coupled receptors (Adhesion-GPCRs).

The Research Unit is a collaboration between laboratories from 9 principal investigators based at four German universities: Würzburg, Leipzig, Erlangen-Nürnberg and Mainz. Throughout the first 3-year funding period the Research Unit will investigate Adhesion-GPCRs in 8 projects.

The Research Unit will be supported by Mercator Fellow Dr. Jörg Hamann from Amsterdam.

For further information please refer to the press releases of the DFG and the University of Würzburg.