Research Projects

ThermoSynCon, funded by the BMBF initiative 'Mikrobielle Biofabriken für die industrielle Bioökonomie':
Development of thermophilic microorganisms for syngas conversion to biobased fuels and chemicals (→ more)
Antires 2.0
ANTIRES 2.0, funded by the BMBF within its InfectControl2020 initiative:
Development of a plasma-based method to minimize the distribution of antibiotic resistances via municipal wastewaters/strong> (→ more)
UfIB PhD project
UfIB PhD project, funded by the BMBF within the NatLifE2020 initiative
Regulatoren der Genexpression in Bacillus pumilus (→ more)
META-MINE, funded by the BMBF within the ERA-MBT initiative:
Mining the microbiomes from marine wood-digesting bivalves for novel lignocellulose depolymerizing enzymes (→ more)
CHARON - DFG Forschergruppe 1644 (Phase II):
Marine Carbonate archives: Controls on carbonate precipitation and pathways of diagnetic alteration (→ more)
SoHaPi research cluster, funded by the DFG
Sociality and Health in Primates; Subproject: Social relationships - key to gut microbiome composition in wild redfronted lemurs? (→ more)
CDiff - Consortium, funded by the State of Lower Saxony, Ministry of Science and Culture (Nieders. Vorab):
Epidemiology and systems biology of the bacterial pathogen Clostridium difficile (→ more)
Transregio Sonderforschungsbereich (TRR51) supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG):
Ecology, Physiology and Molecular Biology of the Roseobacter clade: Towards a Systems Biology Understanding of a Globally Important Clade of Marine Bacteria (→ more)
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DA 374/6-1):
Assessment of the functional diversity of soil microbial communities in the German Biodiversity Exploratories by metagenomics (→ more)
Sonderforschungsbereich 990: "Ecological and Socioeconomic Functions of Tropical Lowland Rainforest Transformation Systems (Sumatra, Indonesia)" funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft:
Project group B02: Impact of rainforest transformation on phylogenetic and functional diversity of soil prokaryotic communities in Sumatra (Indonesia) (→ more)