News

  • Movember at DMES

    01.11.15
    Event

    The DMES team 'Let's Science the Mo' participates in Movember to raise funds for supporting Men's Health! Please donate via our team's page. ...

  • Daryl Domman

    Dr. rer. nat. Daryl Domman

    28.10.15
    People

    Daryl successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled "Evolutionary genomics of the Chlamydiae". The board of examiners included Tal Dagan (University of Kiel, Germany), Silvia Bulgheresi, and Alexander Loy. Congratulations!

  • The footsteps of chlamydial gene regulation

    28.10.15
    Publication

    Regulatory networks in bacteria have been investigated in model microorganisms, but nearly nothing is known about the evolution and plasticity of these networks in obligate, intracellular bacteria. In a recent study published in MBE, Daryl Domman and Matthias Horn ...

  • DMES retreat at Lake Attersee

    23.10.15
    Event

    The three divisions CUBE, TER and DOME 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 ...

  • DMES RETREAT AT LAKE ATTERSEE

    13.10.15
    Event

    The three divisions CUBE, TER and DOME 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 ...

  • CUBE excursion 2015: from oil to strudl

    12.10.15
    Event

    This years CUBE excursion started in Schwechat. There we visited the OMV refinery, in which about 200 different types of crude oils can be converted into gas, fuels, heating oil, chemical products, and more. A tour through the refinery gave ...

  • PICA: Microbial phenotype prediction based on comparative genomics

    11.10.15
    Publication

    The accessibility of almost complete genome sequences of uncultivable microbial species from metagenomes necessitates computational methods predicting microbial phenotypes solely based on genomic data. Roman Feldbauer, master student at CUBE, has investigated how comparative genomics can be utilized for the ...

  • 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 ...