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There are more than 170 scientists doing research on the mechanisms on aging at FLI. Hence, there’s always something new to report. Moreover, members of the interested public have the opportunity to attend FLI’s research seminars.

On April 13, 2018 Prof. Jaenisch spoke about stem cell research, epigenetics and gene editing.

Dr. Arne Sahm from FLI was awarded for his dissertation during the "Noble Talks" event on April 13, 2018.

On 13 April 2018, 20 trainees and trainers from Dresden visited the FLI.

On April 12 2018, FLI was represented at the March for Science event, like last year.

Prof. Alfred Nordheim, FLI's new Scientific Director, is happy about 5m € additional funding.

The "6th Long Night of Sciences", which took place in Jena on November 24th, attracted roughly 2.000 visitors to the FLI.

On November 17th, the Jenaer Bündnis für Familie, which the FLI is member of, signed a re-commitment in Jena’s City Hall.

Dr. Hellen Ahrens, Postdoc and Animal Welfare Officer at FLI, was one of the attendees in Leibniz Mentoring Programme's vintage 2016/2017.

On August 31, 2017, the FLI celebrated its 25th anniversary with honorable guests and speakers.

FLI was one of the guests at the summer journey of Federal Minister Dr. Katarina Barley in Jena.

On Monday, August 28th, the FLI was awarded the certificate "swallow-friendly house" by Thuringian NABU (Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union).

FLI-researcher Francesco Neri, PhD, receives the „GSCN 2017 Young Investigator Award“ of the German Stem Cell Network.

13 Primary School students from Jena's Jenaplan-School attended a research day at FLI.