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  • New paper in Global Biogeochemical Cycles

    10.10.15
    Publication

    Microbial nitrogen dynamics in organic and mineral soil horizons along a latitudinal transect in Western Siberia. Wild, B., Schnecker, J., Knoltsch, J., Takriti, M., Mooshammer, M., Gentsch, N., Mikutta, R., Eloy Alves, R.J., Gittel, A., Lashchinskiy, N., Richter, A. Global ...

  • DMES retreat at lake Attersee

    07.10.15
    Event

    The three divisions CUBE, DOME and TER met for the first retreat of the Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science (DMES) from October 5-7 at lake Attersee in Upper Austria. Scientific presentations by master students, PhD students and postdocs gave ...

  • New FWF-DFG project

    28.09.15
    News

    Alexander Loy and Bärbel Stecher (Max-von-Pettenkofer Institute, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany) received funding for the bilateral project 'Physiological interactions of Salmonella and the intestinal microbiota – Ecological and genetic fitness determinants in colonization resistance and inflammation ...

  • Effective database relaunched

    21.09.15
    News

    A new version of our Effective database is online available. It features novel and upgraded tools for the prediction of bacterial protein secretion. The new web portal provides access to predicted effector proteins and secretion systems for 1677 bacterial genomes ...

  • Michael Wagner ZIB1

    Overuse of Antibiotics

    18.09.15
    People

    Michael Wagner appeared in feature on antibiotics overuse in the Austrian prime time news ZIB1.

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  • Orest

    15.09.15
    People

    We deeply mourn the loss of Orest, our dear friend and colleague.

  • FWF project micrON

    12.09.15
    News

    We congratulate Wolfgang Wanek, who received funding for the FWF project “micrON - Environmental controls of microbial organic nitrogen cycling in soils“

  • Jill Petersen

    Jill Petersen - New Group Leader at DOME

    09.09.15
    People

    Jill Petersen began her work at DOME on Sept 1, 2015. She is recipient of a very competitive WWTF Vienna Research Group for Young Investigators grant. She will establish the seventh independent research group at the division. Her research will focus on chemosynthetic symbionts ...

  • INTIME 2015 group picture

    INTIME at Lake Attersee

    04.09.15
    Event

    DOME organized the 10th INTIME meeting at Lake Attersee, which took place from September 1 to September 4, 2015. More than 60 researchers from Aarhus and Aalborg University (Denmark) as well as from DOME discussed their ongoing research projects and ...

  • New paper in PNAS

    25.08.15
    Publication

    Nitrite-oxidizing Nitrospira bacteria are metabolically surprisingly versatile. An international team led by Holger Daims now shows that Nitrospira moscoviensis, representing a group of key nitrite oxidizers in natural and engineered ecosystems, can utilize urea as energy source via a new ...