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  • Social microbes

    New article in Nature Communications

    05.12.15
    Publication

    Social dynamics within decomposer communities lead to nitrogen retention and organic matter build-up in soils,
    C. Kaiser, O. Franklin, A. Richter & U. Dieckmann, Nature Communications 6: 8960
     

  • MSc. Anna Teufl

    02.12.15
    People

    Congratulations!

    Anna successfully defended her Master thesis entitled "Controls on soil organic matter decomposition along a latitudinal transect in Western Siberia". Well done, Anna!

  • Sampling campaign at Nouragues Field station

    12.11.15
    News

    Welcome back: David Zezula and Andreas Richter just returned from a sampling campaign at the Inselberg Camp at the Nouragues Field station, French Guayana. Yield: 32 kg of fresh soil samples – lab work can start soon!

  • DMES RETREAT AT LAKE ATTERSEE

    13.10.15
    Event

    The three divisions CUBE, TER and DOME met for the first retreat of the Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science (DMES) from October 5-7 at lake Attersee in Upper Austria. Scientific presentations by master students, PhD students and postdocs gave ...

  • New paper in Global Biogeochemical Cycles

    10.10.15
    Publication

    Microbial nitrogen dynamics in organic and mineral soil horizons along a latitudinal transect in Western Siberia. Wild, B., Schnecker, J., Knoltsch, J., Takriti, M., Mooshammer, M., Gentsch, N., Mikutta, R., Eloy Alves, R.J., Gittel, A., Lashchinskiy, N., Richter, A. Global ...

  • FWF project micrON

    12.09.15
    News

    We congratulate Wolfgang Wanek, who received funding for the FWF project “micrON - Environmental controls of microbial organic nitrogen cycling in soils“

  • Research Network Chemistry meets Microbiology

    Research Network "Chemistry meets Microbiology"

    25.03.15
    News

    Members of the Faculty of Chemistry and the Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science teamed up for a novel transdisciplinary research unit. The Research Network "Chemistry meets Microbiology" (cmm) serves as nucleus to foster the research initiatives Microbiome Ecology and ...

  • Welcome Amanda!

    09.01.15
    People

    We welcome Amanda Daly, from Stuart Grandy’s Lab at the University of New Hampshire, who joins TER for a year to study the effect of microbes and soil fauna on soil nitrogen transformations. Amanda receives NSF-FWF GROW funds to ...