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  • Comammox - Science discovery 2015 in Denmark

    01.05.16
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    The discovery of the Comammox microbes was recognized as the most important science discovery in Denmark in 2015. The award was presented to our collaborators on the Comammox Nature paper Per Nielsen, Mads Albertsen, and Rasmus Kirkegaard by ...

  • MSc. Judith Braun

    26.04.16
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    Congratulations!

    Judith Braun successfully defended her Master thesis entitled „Getting to the bottom of 15N Isotope Pool Dilution technique - Gross N Mineralization revisited".
    Excellent, Judith!

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  • Michael Wagner full member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

    20.04.16
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    On April 15, Michael was elected as a full member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OEAW). Criteria for election are academic achievement and academic reputation. The OEAW is the leading Austrian non-university institution ...

  • Mag. Andreas Bachmayr

    18.04.16
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    Andreas graduated in the master course "Genetics and developmental biology" by successfully defending his master thesis today. In his master project entitled "Computational analysis of plastid DNA insertions into nuclear and mitochondrial genomes in non-photosynthetic parasitic plants from next generation sequencing data" ...

  • Challenges in microbial ecology: Let's join forces between experimentalists and modellers!

    31.03.16
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    ISME Journal recently published our paper on  'Challenges in microbial ecology: building predictive understanding of community function and dynamics' (Widder S et al. (March 2016)). The manuscript focuses the ideas of experimental and theoretical scientists engaged with microbial communties and ...

  • David Berry

    David Berry promoted to associate professor

    29.03.16
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    Due to his outstanding work in the field of intestinal microbiology and method development for the analyses of microbial communities, David Berry obtained tenure and got promoted to associate professor. Congratulations David!

  • DMES seminar series

    11.03.16
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    The new DMES Seminar Series started with a talk by Claus Pelikan on "Diversity and ecophysiology of sulfate-reducing microorganisms in Arctic marine sediments". The seminar series combines scientific presentations from advanced PhD students and Postdocs, and invited speakers at the Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science. ...

  • Field course in Costa Rica February 2016

    07.03.16
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    Wolfgang Wanek, Andreas Richter and Christina Kaiser just returned from a field course in Costa Rica, where they studied soils, plants and ants together with Veronika Meyer and Werner Huber (Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research) ...

  • Wagner ISMEJ Senior Editor

    Michael Wagner - ISME Journal Senior Editor

    05.03.16
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    Michael was appointed as senior editor for the ISME Journal. Great to be on board and looking very much forward to working also in the future with the ISME team.  

  • International FISH course - Impressions 2016

    25.02.16
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    The 15 participants from 11 countries and 4 continents learned the essentials of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in several seminars and by applying FISH techniques to selected pure cultures and their own environmental and clinical samples in the lab.