LOEWE Center for Synthetic Microbiology
Hans-Meerwein-Straße 6, 35032 Marburg
+49-6421 28 24451
The Becker lab studies the genetics, physiology and cell biology of alpha-proteobacteria with multipartite genomes. Main interests are symbiotic and pathogenic interactions with their host plants as well as evolution and function of bacterial multipartite genome architectures. Synthetic biology concepts are applied to unravel principles of regulatory networks and to re-engineer bacterial genomes.
Expertise: synthetic microbiology, regulatory networks, microbe-host interactions, genomics and transcriptomics, bacterial genome editing, laboratory automation