ERC Starting Grant

Projects

Exploring Lattice Gauge Theories with Fermionic Ytterbium Atoms (LaGaTYb)

Project leader: Dr. Monika Aidelsburger
Institute: Quantum Optics Group
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. February 2019, Project end: 31. January 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 498 980 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Adapting Protein Fate for Muscle Function and Fitness (PROTEOFIT)

Project leader: Dr. Alexander Bartelt
Institute: Institut für Prävention und Epidemiologie der Kreislaufkrankheiten
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. December 2019, Project end: 30. November 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 746 825 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Dusting For The Fingerprints of Planet Formation (DustPrints)

Project leader: Prof. Tilman Birnstiel
Institute: University Observatory Munich
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. March 2017, Project end: 28. February 2022 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 435 088 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Demand for Democracy (DemandDemoc)

Project leader: Prof. Davide Cantoni
Institute: Seminar für Wirtschaftsgeschichte, Department VWL
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 2
Project launch: 1. March 2017, Project end: 28. February 2022 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 494 647 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Substrate Import at Work: Single-Molecule Studies of ABC Transporters (SM-Import)

Project leader: Prof. Thorben Cordes
Institute: Department Biologie I - Mikrobiologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 2
Project launch: 1. September 2015, Project end: 31. August 2020 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 500 000 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Exploiting Energy Flow in Plasmonic-Catalytic Colloids (CATALIGHT)

Project leader: Dr. Emiliano Cortes
Institute: Nano Institute Munich
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. January 2019, Project end: 31. December 2023 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 500 000 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

The Normativity of Images in Early Modern Europe (SACRIMA)

Project leader: Prof. Chiara Franceschini
Institute: Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Fakultät für Geschichts- und Kunstwissenschaften
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. June 2016, Project end: 31. May 2021 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 493 125 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Linking Livestock Genetic Diversity with 3000 Years of Agricultural Crises and Resilience (PALAEOFARM)

Project leader: Dr. Laurent Frantz
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. September 2020, Project end: 31. August 2025 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 998 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Domain Adaptation for Statistical Machine Translation (DASMT)

Project leader: Dr. Alexander Fraser
Institute: Centrum für Informations- und Sprachverarbeitung - CIS
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. December 2015, Project end: 30. November 2020 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 228 625 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Truly Extended Earthquake Rupture (TEAR)

Project leader: Dr. Alice-Agnes Gabriel
Institute: Geophysik. Department für Geo- und Umweltwissenschaften
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. October 2019, Project end: 30. September 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 805 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Molecular Structure and Cell Cycle Regulated Assembly of the Kinetochore (MolStruKT)

Project leader: Dr. Franz Herzog
Institute: Genzentrum
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. June 2015, Project end: 30. November 2020 (Duration: 66 months)
Total funding: 1 499 932 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Suppression of Organelle Defects in Human Disease (SOLID)

Project leader: Dr. Lucas Jae
Institute: Genzentrum
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. July 2019, Project end: 30. June 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 498 400 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

From Tissues to Molecules: High Content in Situ Super-Resolution Imaging with DNA-Paint (MolMap)

Project leader: Dr. Ralf Jungmann
Institute: Condensed Matter Group / Fakultät Physik
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. April 2016, Project end: 31. March 2021 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 695 000 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Arming Multifunctional T Cells for Cancer Therapy (ARMOR-T)

Project leader: Dr. Sebastian Kobold
Institute: Abteilung für Klinische Pharmakologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. March 2018, Project end: 28. February 2023 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 636 710 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Precision Medicine in Traumatic Brain Injury using Individual Neurosteroid Response (NEUROPRECISE)

Project leader: Prof. Inga Koerte
Institute: Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinder- und Jugendpsychatrie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. March 2019, Project end: 29. February 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 998 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

T Cell-Driven Inflammatory Mechanisms in Recovery after Acute Brain Injury (RecoverInFlame)

Project leader: Dr. Arthur Liesz
Institute: Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. November 2018, Project end: 31. October 2023 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 487 500 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Innovative Strategies Towards Halogenated Organic Molecules – From Reaction Design to Application in Drug Synthesis (HALODRUGSYN)

Project leader: Dr. Thomas Magauer
Institute: Department für Chemie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. February 2017, Project end: 31. January 2022 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 496 664 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Biocompatible Nanoparticles for T-cell targeted siRNA Delivery as Novel Asthma Therapy (NOVEL ASTHMA THERAPY)

Project leader: Prof. Olivia Merkel
Institute: Department Pharmazie LS Pharm. Technologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. October 2015, Project end: 30. September 2020 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 2 000 000 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

The Genetic and Neural Basis of Reproductive Isolation (SpeciationBehaviour)

Project leader: Dr. Richard Merrill
Institute: Biozentrum der LMU München
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. January 2020, Project end: 31. December 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 540 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

The Arts of Autonomy: Pamphleteering, Popular Philology, and the Public Sphere, 1988-2018 (ArtsAutonomy)

Project leader: Dr. Pierre-Heli Monot
Institute: Amerika-Institut
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. March 2020, Project end: 28. February 2025 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 229 665 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

App-Based Learning for Kindergarten Children at Home (Learning4Kids)

Project leader: Dr. Frank Niklas
Institute: Department Psychologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. March 2019, Project end: 29. February 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 969 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Illuminating the Mechanisms of Mitochondrial DNA Quality Control (IlluMitoDNA)

Project leader: Dr. Christof Osman
Institute: Biozentrum der LMU München
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. August 2017, Project end: 31. July 2022 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 851 834 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Philosophy of Pharmacology: Safety, Statistical Standards and Evidence Amalgamation (PhilPharm)

Project leader: Dr. Barbara Osimani
Institute: Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy
Function of LMU Munich: Partner
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. April 2015, Project end: 31. March 2020 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 500 000 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Pyrazine Signalling in Commensal and Pathogenic Bacteria (PyraSig)

Project leader: Prof. Kai Papenfort
Institute: Department I / Mikrobiologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. January 2018, Project end: 31. December 2022 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 250 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Unravelling the Moral Self (MORALSELF)

Project leader: Prof. Markus Paulus
Institute: Department Psychologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. September 2016, Project end: 31. August 2021 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 498 958 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Quantifying Minute Forces: How Mechanoregulation Determines the Behavior of Pathogenic Bacteria (BacForce)

Project leader: Dr. Benedikt Sabass
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. August 2020, Project end: 31. July 2025 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 498 864€
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Remoteness and Connectivity: Highland Asia in the World (Highland Connections)

Project leader: Dr. Martin Saxer
Institute: Institut für Ethnologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. May 2015, Project end: 30. April 2020 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 875 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Cell-Type Specific Mechanisms Regulating Rhythms in Leukocyte Homing (CIRCODE)

Project leader: Dr. Christoph Scheiermann
Institute: Walter-Brendel-Zentrum für Experimentelle Medizin
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. September 2015, Project end: 31. August 2020 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 497 688 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Phylogenetic Association Mapping and its Application to Secondary Metabolite Variation in Brassicaceae Species (INTERACT)

Project leader: Dr. Korbinian Schneeberger
Institute: Graduate School Life Science Munich (LSM)
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. September 2019, Project end: 31. August 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 494 214 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Indigeneities in the 21st century: From ‘Vanishing People’ to Global Players in One Generation (IndiGen)

Project leader: Dr. Philipp Schorch
Institute: Institut für Ethnologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. June 2019, Project end: 31. May 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 375 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Age-Dependent Regulation of Dendritic Cell Development and Function (Baby DCs)

Project leader: Prof. Barbara Schraml
Institute: Walter Brendel Zentrum
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. June 2017, Project end: 31. May 2022 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 500 000 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Nineteenth-Century Sociographic Journalism and the Formation of Ethnographic and Sociological Knowledge (DissectingSociety)

Project leader: Dr. Christiane Schwab
Institute: Institut für Empirische Kulturwissenschaft und Europäische Ethnologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. May 2020, Project end: 30. April 2025 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 477 125 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Retina Organoid Mechanobiology (ROMB)

Project leader: Dr. Friedhelm Serwane
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. September 2020, Project end: 31. August 2025 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 497 175 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

The Role of Three-Dimensional Genome Architecture in Antigenic Variation (3D_Tryps)

Project leader: Dr. Nicolai Siegel
Institute: Lehrstuhl für Vergleichende Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. April 2017, Project end: 31. March 2022 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 498 175 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

How the Human Thalamus Guides Navigation and Memory: A Common Coding Framework Built on Direct Thalamic Recordings (DirectThalamus)

Project leader: Dr. Tobias Staudigl
Institute: Dept. Psychologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. July 2019, Project end: 30. June 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 914 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Chromosomal Domain Formation, Compartmentalization and Architecture (Chromdom)

Project leader: Prof. Johannes Stigler
Institute: Genzentrum
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. July 2018, Project end: 30. June 2023 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 350 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

DNA-Protein Crosslinks: Endogenous Origins and Cellular Responses (DNAProteinCrosslinks)

Project leader: Prof. Julian Stingele
Institute: Genzentrum
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. February 2019, Project end: 31. January 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 497 375 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Transformation of Food in the Eastern Mediterranean Late Bronze Age (FoodTransforms)

Project leader: Dr. Philipp Stockhammer
Institute: Institut für Vor- und Frühgeschichtliche Archäologie und Provinzialrömische Archäologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 2
Project launch: 1. July 2016, Project end: 30. June 2021 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 125 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Crossing Borders: The Agency of Nineteenth-Century European Theatre Migrants (T-MIGRANTS)

Project leader: Dr. Berenika Szymanski-Düll
Institute: Theaterwissenschaft/Kunstwissenschaft
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. April 2020, Project end: 31. March 2025 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 499 813 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Faith Online: Transnational Religious Politics on New Media in India and Europe (Onlinerpol)

Project leader: Prof. Sahana Udupa
Institute: Institut für Ethnologie
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. May 2017, Project end: 30. April 2022 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 078 264 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Perovskite Nanocrystal-Nanoreactors for Enhanced Light Emission (PINNACLE)

Project leader: Prof. Alexander Urban
Institute: Chair for Photonics and Optoelectronics
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project participants: 1
Project launch: 1. March 2018, Project end: 28. February 2023 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 498 188 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant

Automated Synthesis of Cyber-Physical Systems: A Compositional Approach (AutoCPS)

Project leader: Prof. Majid Zamani
Function of LMU Munich: Single application
Project launch: 1. February 2019, Project end: 31. January 2024 (Duration: 60 months)
Total funding: 1 470 800 €
Program: European Research Council - Starting Grant