• New paper in PNAS


    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


    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


    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"


    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!


    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 ...