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  • 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 ...

  • New paper in PNAS

    18.08.15
    Publication

    Michael Wagner contributed to a study of a team around Monika Bright that demonstrated escape of endosymbionts from dead hydrothermal vent tubeworms and subsequent proliferation on surfaces. This finding closes a gap in the understanding of the life cycle of the ...

  • CUBE & friends BBQ on July 2

    23.06.15
    Event

    We celebrate 5 years of CUBE and invite all recent and former CUBE members and our friends to  a BBQ party on Thursday July 2nd. The party will start around 5pm on our terrace.

  • New webdesign for CUBE

    07.06.15
    News

    The CUBE website has been redesigned based on a layout by pion. The responsive webdesign is friendly to users of mobile devices and allows us to share contents with the other divisions of our department. ...

  • Research Network Chemistry meets Microbiology

    Research Network "Chemistry meets Microbiology"

    25.03.15
    News

    Members of the Faculty of Chemistry and the Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science teamed up for a novel transdisciplinary research unit. The Research Network "Chemistry meets Microbiology" (cmm) serves as nucleus to foster the research initiatives Microbiome Ecology and ...

  • Welcome Amanda!

    09.01.15
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    We welcome Amanda Daly, from Stuart Grandy’s Lab at the University of New Hampshire, who joins TER for a year to study the effect of microbes and soil fauna on soil nitrogen transformations. Amanda receives NSF-FWF GROW funds to ...