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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.

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 Jena 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.

24 runners from 12 nations in 8 teams - this is how the FLI supported the charity event "Jenaer Teamlauf" on May 5th.

On April 27, FLI took part in German-wide "Girl's and Boy's Day" with our "Forsche Schüler Tag".

On April 22, 2017, FLI participated in the international "March for Science". FLI Group Leader Helen Morrison enthused the audience with her speech.

On March 10, a camera team of MDR shot a report about our Lithuanian colleague Paulius at the FLI.

During the Second International Symposium Healthy Ageing, the Poster as well as the Presentation Award were granted to young FLI researchers.