IOBC 2017

Mag. Dr. Hermann Strasser and Maria Zottele, one of his group members, will participate in the 16th meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group Microbial and Nematode Control of Invertebrate Pests, to be held at the Agricultural University of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia, from 11 to 15 June 2017. In addition to two talks Hermann Strasser will also be the convenor of the fungi oral-session.

The National Report on Junior Scholars (Bundesbericht Wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchs – BuWiN) 2017 shows statistical data and research findings on doctoral students and doctorate holders in Germany.

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The National Report on Junior Scholars 2017 (English)

Bundesbericht Wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchs 2017 (German) article (German):


Ausstellungsansicht Chronus Art Center Shanghei 2016

Thomas Feuerstein employs biochemical processes as a means of artistic expression and creates an installation at the interface of art and a natural scientific experimental set-up. He transforms the rooms into a coherent ensemble of greenhouse, laboratory, cooling chamber and factory.

6th May - 26th August 2017, Galerie Elisabeth und Klaus Thoman

Details: Feuerstein2017.pdf


Amino acid transport in Serpula lacrymans

Ass. Prof. Mark Fricker from the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford :

Fungi cause major crop devastation on a global scale, exacerbated by climate change with long-term knock-on consequences for food security. However, fungi also provide critical ecosystem services through extensive carbon and nutrient cycling in the soil.

Gebäude der Fakultät für Technische Wissenschaften

MSc Dubraska Moreno just arrived from Caracas to join the Zeilinger lab for her PhD project which will focus on the analysis of the cellular and sytemic growth responses during mycoparasitic chemotropism.