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

    31.03.16
    News

    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
    People

    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
    Event

    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
    News

    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
    People

    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
    Event

    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.

  • New article on Microbial Carbon Use Efficiency

    15.02.16
    Publication
    First study to use incorporation of 18O - H2O into DNA to estimate microbial growth and carbon use efficiency.
     
    Microbial carbon use efficiency and biomass turnover times depending on soil
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  • Faculty of 1000 recommend our recent Science paper

    03.02.16
    Publication

    F1000 member Sebastian Suerbaum recommended our recent article "The 5300-year-old Helicobacter pylori genome of the Iceman" (Science 2016) as being of special significance in its field.

  • MSc. Karoline Klaus

    28.01.16
    People

    Congratulations!

    Karoline Klaus successfully defended her Master thesis entitled „A novel approach to measure microbial carbon use efficiency by estimating growth from 18O incorporation into DNA". Excellent, Karo!

  • From molecules and cells to big data and health - 16th Spring School in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

    26.01.16
    Event

    We are glad to invite you and your collaborators to the 16th Spring School in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology. The course will be held at Bertinoro, Italy, from 12th through 16th of March. The course addresses Ph.D. students and post-docs ...