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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)
CDiff project elongation until 2018 [July 2016]
A research co-operation of microbiologists from northern Germany analyses the hospital-aquired pathogen Clostridium difficile in order to develop new diagnostic tools and therapies. (→ read more)

International Workshop on
  Prokaryotic Genomics & Bioinformatics 2017


Next course: 18-21 July 2017

The 5th International Workshop on Prokaryotic Genomics & Bioinformatics will take place from 18-21 July 2017 at the Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology of the Georg-August University Göttingen.

The four-day course provides an introduction to the methods and tools used in functional (meta)genome analysis. The major topics that are covered include sequencing technologies, genome annotation, comparative genomics, RNA-Seq as well as metagenomics/metatranscriptomics.
The course combines theoretical lessons with computer exercises using state-of-the-art bioinformatics tools. The Goettingen tutorial team will be supported by excellent external lecturers.

The course is designed for advanced graduate students and postdoctoral scholars with strong interests in the above mentioned topics. The application deadline is on May 10, 2017.

More information:

Participants and tutors of our workshop in 2016:
group 2016