Upcoming Seminars & Events

July 2016
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Prof. Marc Feuilloley

Skin Microbial Endocrinology: When host neurohormones control bacterial homeostasis

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Katharina Miller

Great Idea! Patent it! - Inhouse seminar on patents

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Prof. Dr. Waldemar Vollmer

Mechanisms and regulation of bacterial cell wall growth

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Upcoming Seminars

  • Prof. Marc Feuilloley

    Skin Microbial Endocrinology: When host neurohormones control bacterial homeostasis

    2016-07-04 13:15

    MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Room: Lecture hall

  • Katharina Miller

    Great Idea! Patent it! - Inhouse seminar on patents

    2016-07-06 15:00

    MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Room: Seminar Room III

  • Prof. Dr. Waldemar Vollmer

    Mechanisms and regulation of bacterial cell wall growth

    2016-07-25 13:15

    MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Room: Lecture hall

  • Dr. Lev Tsimring

    Synchronization of synthetic gene oscillators

    2016-09-05 13:15

    FB Biologie, Room: Lecture hall

News

The mission of the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Terrestrial Microbiology is to understand how microorganisms function at the molecular, cellular, and community levels.  In particular, we aim to elucidate the mechanisms underlying the metabolic diversity of microorganisms, their ability to adapt and differentiate in response to changes in the environment, the mechanisms involved in cell cycle regulation and cell polarity, as well as the biogeochemical processes involved in the exchange of climatically relevant trace gases. These analyses include all levels of microbial functions from the atomic/structural, molecular/cellular, and biochemical/physiological to the microbial community level as well as plant-microbe interactions.The research areas covered at the MPI include:
Cellular microbiology Molecular microbiology Microbial biochemistry Biogeochemistry Microbial ecology Environmental genomics Microbial symbiosis Fungal biodiversity  Pathogen evolution  Plant-microbe interactions Plant pathogens Synthetic biology  Systems biology

Our mission

The mission of the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Terrestrial Microbiology is to understand how microorganisms function at the molecular, cellular, and community levels.
In particular, we aim to elucidate the mechanisms underlying the metabolic diversity of microorganisms, their ability to adapt and differentiate in response to changes in the environment, the mechanisms involved in cell cycle regulation and cell polarity, as well as the biogeochemical processes involved in the exchange of climatically relevant trace gases.
These analyses include all levels of microbial functions from the atomic/structural, molecular/cellular, and biochemical/physiological to the microbial community level as well as plant-microbe interactions.


The research areas covered at the MPI include:
Cellular microbiology
Molecular microbiology
Microbial biochemistry
Biogeochemistry
Microbial ecology
Environmental genomics
Microbial symbiosis
Fungal biodiversity
Pathogen evolution
Plant-microbe interactions
Plant pathogens
Synthetic biology
Systems biology
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