Albert successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled "Microbial biogeography, carbon degradation, and temperature adaptation: Insights from ecological studies of sulfate-reducing microorganisms in marine sediments". The board of examiners included Ian Head (Newcastle University, UK), Andreas Schramm (Aarhus University, Denmark), ...
Dr. Dagmar Woebken was elected as a new member of The Young Academy of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Congratulations, Dagmar!
Primary plastids descend from the cyanobacterial endosymbiont of an ancient eukaryotic host, but the initial selective drivers that stabilized the association between these two cells are still unclear. According to the ménage à trois hypothesis, chlamydiae have facilitated the establishment of the ...