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  • Two China Scholarship Council Fellowships

    14.05.16
    People

    Associate Prof. Dr. Bao-Zhan Wang (Institute of Soil Science) and Dr. Li-Jun Zhou (Institute of Geography and Limnology), Chinese Academy of Sciences in Nanjing obtained scholarships from the China Scholarship Council (CSC) that will sponsor one-year research stays at DOME. Both scientists will work ...

  • CUBE observes the mercury transit

    09.05.16
    Event

    During the afternoon of May 9th the planet mercury has (slightly) obstructed the sun. Mercury became visible in front of the sun at 13:12 and did not leave the sun until sunset. CUBE has observed the cosmic spectacle on the ...

  • CAMI project featured in Nature Methods

    05.05.16
    Publication

    COMPETITIVE BUT SENSITIVE: TOOL BENCHMARKING IN METAGENOMICS

    The Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation (CAMI) competition has been featured in a recent Nature Methods technology article. CAMI was launched by Alice McHardy from the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, Alexander Sczyrba at ...

  • Comammox - Science discovery 2015 in Denmark

    01.05.16
    News

    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
    People

    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
    Event

    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
    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. ...