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Workshop on Genomics & Bioinformatics [July 2017]
The 5th 'International Workshop on Prokaryotic Genomics & Bioinformatics' took place from 18-21 July 2017 (→ read more)
Joining ERA-IB consortium MetaCat [January 2017]
Since January 2017 our department belongs to the MetaCat consortium - a metagenomic collection of novel and highly efficient biocatalysts for industrial biotechnology (→ read more)
New OBAC cluster funded within ERA-IB [November 2016]
Partners form Frankfurt, Ulm, La Coruna, Gent and Göttingen will work together within the joint project 'OBAC - Overcoming energetic barriers in acetogenic conversion of carbon dioxide'. (→ read more)
FLEXIZUCKER - new BMEL funded project [October 2016]
Process engineering, enzymatic and genomic characterization of a flexible biogas production with targeted use of sugar beets (→ read more)
Annual Genomics Workshop [July 2016]
The 4th 'International Workshop on Prokaryotic Genomics & Bioinformatics' took place from 19-22 July 2016. (→ read more)

News (Archive)

› Annual Genomics Workshop [July 2016] (→ read more)
› CDiff project elongation until 2018 [July 2016] (→ read more)
› ANTIRES - new joint project [June 2016] (→ read more)
› ProkaGENOMICS 2015 conference [Oct 2015] (→ read more)
› iGEM Team Göttingen 2015 [September 2015] (→ read more)
› Annual Genomics Workshop [July 2015] (→ read more)
› RETROBIO - Successful project application within ERASynBio [March 2015] (→ read more)
› Annual Genomics Workshop [July 2014] (→ read more)
› BEFmate - new joint project [March 2014] (→ read more)
› 'Roseobacter'-SFB verlängert [November 2013] (→ read more)
› Norddeutscher Wissenschaftspreis 2013 verliehen [November 2013] (→ read more)
› Annual Genomics Workshop [October 2013] (→ read more)
› CDiff: Start of 3.9 Million Euro project [August 2013] (→ read more)
› ERA-IB 3 consortium has started work [May 2013] (→ read more)
› Forschungsprojekt: Europäische Faulbrut bei Bienen [4. April 2013] (→ read more)
› Ministerin Wanka eröffnet neues Genomik-Zentrum [11. Januar 2013] (→ read more)
› New multilateral research project within ERA-IB [December 2012] (→ read more)
› New DFG Priority Programme: Ecosystem Nutrition [May 2012] (→ read more)
› Next Polarstern trip started in March (Puntas Arenas, Chile) [March 2012] (→ read more)
› SFB 990 (Sumatra) started / Project B02 [January 2012] (→ read more)
› Two Co-Workers left for Polarstern trip (Cape Town, South Africa) [December 2011] (→ read more)
› Not EHEC, but rather EAHEC [June 2011] (→ read more)

New DFG Priority Programme: Ecosystem Nutrition (May 2012)
The DFG establishes 10 new priority programmes. We were involved in the initiation of one of them: "Ecosystem Nutrition: Forest Strategies for Limited Phosphorus Resources"
The new Priority Programmes will commence work at the beginning of 2013 and leverage scientific expertise in particularly current and emerging research fields. To a large extent, all newly established Priority Programmes take an interdisciplinary approach.

The new Priority Programmes were chosen from a total of 40 submitted concepts. Each Programme will be individually announced by the DFG in the months ahead, and the funding proposals received will be evaluated using a strict review process to determine their scientific quality and their contribution to the overarching topic in question. Around 60 million euros will be provided for all 10 new Priority Programmes during the first funding period.
The DFG’s Priority Programmes normally run for six years. The approval of the 10 new Programmes means that the DFG will, from 2013 onwards, be funding a total of 90 Priority Programmes.

The new Priority Programmes in the field of Life Sciences are:

INTESTINAL MICROBIOTA – a Microbial Ecosystem at the Edge between Immune Homeostasis and Inflammation Coordination: Prof. Dr. Dirk Haller, TU München, und Professor Dr. Ingo Autenrieth, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

Resolving and Manipulating Neuronal Networks in the Mammalian Brain – from Correlative to Causal Analysis Coordination: Prof. Dr. Ileana Livia Hanganu-Opatz, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf

Ecosystem Nutrition: Forest Strategies for Limited Phosphorus Resources Coordination: Prof. Dr. Friederike Lang, University Freiburg

→ press release (german)