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.

29.09.2019 Biosystem Design: Computational and Experimental Approaches

This Advanced Lecture Course explores how we can design, engineer and characterise biosystems utilising advanced quantitative methods and…

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22.09.2019 Creating is Understanding: Synthetic Biology Masters Complexity

Most engineered systems in biology are inspired by natural systems. Many achievements in synthetic biology that we have witnessed in the…

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18.06.2019 You never walk alone - We and our microbiome

The human body is inhabited by an impressive number of microbes, the human microbiome. It is thought that the microorganisms in our body…

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20.03.2019 Gemeinsam stark: Bakterien in Biofilmen

Knut Drescher erhält Forschungspreis der Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie

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27.02.2019 Knut Drescher liefert mit der Erforschung bakterieller Biofilme wichtige Beiträge zur Infektionsforschung

Der Marburger Prof. Dr. Knut Drescher erhält in diesem Jahr die wichtigste Auszeichnung für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs in Deutschland,…

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04.02.2019 Ehrung für herausragende Forscherinnen und Forscher aus Marburg

Marburg. Ein Team junger Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler aus Marburg hat außergewöhnliches geleistet: Mit den ihren Forschungen…

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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