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, one department-independent research group, an emeritus group, and two Max Planck Fellows.
The directors of the departments, Prof. Dr. Ralf Conrad (Department of Biogeochemistry), Prof. Dr. Regine Kahmann (Department of Organismic Interactions), Prof. Dr. Lotte Søgaard-Andersen (Department of Ecophysiology), and Prof. Dr. Victor Sourjik (Department of Systems and Synthetic Microbiology) are scientific members of the Max Planck Society. Managing Director 2015-2016 is Prof. Dr. Lotte Søgaard-Andersen.
The scheme below shows the organization of the institute. To see a description of our research, please follow the link Research.