Organization of the MPI
Research at the institute is carried out in four departments. In addition the institute hosts three Max Planck Research Groups, one Emmy Noether Research Group, three department-independent research groups, two emeritus groups, and one Max Planck Fellow.
The directors of the departments, Prof. Dr. Regine Kahmann (Department of Organismic Interactions), Prof. Dr. Lotte Søgaard-Andersen (Department of Ecophysiology), Prof. Dr. Victor Sourjik (Department of Systems and Synthetic Microbiology) and Dr. Tobias Erb (Department of Biochemistry and Synthetic Metabolism) are scientific members of the Max Planck Society. Managing Director 2018-2019 is Prof. Dr. Victor Sourjik.
The scheme below shows the organization of the institute. To see a description of our research, please follow the link Research.