LOEWE-Zentrum für Synthetische Mikrobiologie

With more than one hundred scientists SYNMIKRO follows a two-pronged approach - building to understand, and understanding to build - to gain insight into the principles of microbial life and to provide tools needed to tap the potential of microorganisms in modern biotechnology.

23.09.2018 How microorganisms view their world, September 23rd to 25th, 2018

Microorganisms are omnipresent in the biosphere and provide the greatest diversity of life on Earth. They successfully colonize almost every…

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09.09.2018 Design and Engineering of Synthetic Biosystems, Spetses, Greece

This Advanced Lecture Course explores the rapidly developing area of synthetic biology

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15.05.2018 World of Viruses in Nature, Biotechnology and Medicine Symposium May 15th, 2018

Viruses represent the most abundant class of biological entities on earth and infect all types of cellular life. They can hijack nearly…

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22.03.2018 Synthetic Biology - from Understanding to Application

69. Mosbacher Kolloquium (22.03.2018 - 24.03.2018)

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Die Synthetische Biologie hat sich in den letzten Jahren profiliert und immer mehr Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler finden sich…

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20.11.2017 Kristallografie klärt Herstellung von Eisen-Schwefel-Clustern

Wissenschaftler aus Marburg und Kanada haben die Struktur eines Proteinkomplexes aufgeklärt, der für die Herstellung lebenswichtiger Enzyme…

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SYNMIKRO Young Researchers Groups

Almost all scientific members of SYNMIKRO are actively involved in DFG’s Collaborative Research Centers (Sonderforschungsbereiche), Research Training Groups (Graduiertenkollegs), or other Cooperative Research projects. Alongside performing adventurous experiments, and reporting excellent science, SYNMIKRO substantially promotes potential Young Research Group Leaders by constantly keeping its doors open to welcome and support Young Researchers planning to set up an Independent Research Group.
Our Young Research Groups