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01 Okt

Durch Abgrenzung zum Erfolg

Schotten dicht: Marburger und US-amerikanische Biologen haben einen bislang unbekannten Proteinkomplex identifiziert, der Bakterienzellen in verschiedenartige Binnenräume unterteilt – er lässt keine Makromoleküle von der einen Seite auf die andere passieren. Einen derartigen Mechanismus kennt man bisher nur von Lebewesen aus der Gruppe der Eukaryoten, deren Zellen einen echten Kern besitzen. Die Forscher…

17 Sep

ScienceMums Advanced Training Week

September 2012 - The second "Advanced Training Programme" is over. We would like to thank Karin Bodewits and Philipp Gramlich from ScienceMums for their effort to make this workshop successfull.

01 Mai

Microbes know only one constant: change!

A new Collaborative Research Centre (Sonderforschungsbereich SFB) at the Philipps-Universität looks into the unique ability of microorganisms to deal with permanently changing environments. The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) funds the SFB 987 with the title „Microbial diversity in environmental signal response“ for the following four years with an estimated seven million €

01 Mai

Honorary professorship for Mohamed Marahiel

In May 2012, Prof. Dr. Mohamed Marahiel visited Wuhan University (WHU) in China. After his talk at the Luoija Forum, Marahiel accepted the honorary professorship presented by Jiang Changzhong, WHU’s Vice President. Marahiel received the honorary professorship in recognition of his accomplishments in the area of non-ribosomal peptide synthetases (NRPSs).