October 2023

September 2023

  • New project to characterize the dog skin microbiome at species level started together with mymicrobiome GmbH

August 2023

  • WICOVIR study finally finished also at DATEV and Nuremberg laboratory closed July, 31st. Thank you for the generous donation of laboratory equipment!

December 2022

  • Successful defense of Xiangjun Meng. Congratulations and a good start back in China!

November 2022

  •  Contract extension signed. We are happy to continue and expand our cooperation with mymicrobiome in 2023 and 2024.

July 2022

  • Dr. Tania Veuthey (CONICET, Argentina) starts her second stay as a guest scientist.

May 2022

  • Successful habilitation of Dr. Lisa Bäumer. Congratulations!
  • Bavarian Research Foundation-funded DiaKerWa (Diamantelektroden auf Keramikbasis zur Abwasserreinigung) project starts.
  • Ukrainian student Anastasiia Botserovska from Lwiw University starts her internship. Welcome!

April 2022

  • Successful defense of Jens Möller. Congratulations and good luck at Novartis!

March 2022

  • Cooperation with MyMicrobiome AG further extended. We look for new team members!

August 2021

July 2021

  • FAU Microbiology spin-off BD-4 GmbH wins second place in BayStartUp “Business Plan Contest Northern Bavaria”.

June 2021

  • BD-4 GmbH for the market introduction of boron-doped diamond electrodes as disinfection tools in dentistry founded.
  • More than 100.000 gargle samples tested in frame of the WICOVIR project.

May 2021

  • BayLat-funded cooperation with CONICET (Argentina) approved.
  • More than 50.000 persons tested and 25 SARS-CoV-2 infections detected in frame of WICOVIR.

April 2021

  • The Dr. Rolf M. Schwiete Stiftung is funding a 2-years project focussing on the application of boron-doped diamond electrodes in dentistry with more than 200.000 EUR.

March 2021

February 2021

  • Hanna Michlits from BOKU, Vienna, starts her 3-months internships focussing on mutant studies on iron metabolism in Corynebacterium diphtheriae.

January 2021

  • New cooperation with MyMicrobiome AG started. MyMicrobiome is a start-up company focussing on the validation of various products in respect to microbiome-friendly formulation. In frame of the newly started cooperation, new testing methods will be developed.
  • Set-up of a COVID-19 screening program in cooperation with T. Wagner (intego GmbH) started.