Organization of the MPI

Organization of the MPI

Research at the institute is carried out in four departments. In addition the institute hosts three Max Planck Research Groups, two Emmy Noether Research Groups, four department-independent research groups, three emeriti, and one Max Planck Fellow.

The directors of the departments, Prof. Dr. Helge Bode (Department of Natural Products in Organismic Interactions), Prof. Dr. Lotte Søgaard-Andersen (Department of Ecophysiology), Prof. Dr. Victor Sourjik (Department of Systems and Synthetic Microbiology) and Prof. Dr. Tobias Erb (Department of Biochemistry and Synthetic Metabolism) are scientific members of the Max Planck Society. Managing Director 2020 - 2022 is Prof. Dr. Tobias Erb.

The scheme below shows the organization of the institute. To see a description of our research, please follow the link Research.


Organigram of the MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology as per January 2021
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