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Tu, 25 July 2017, 1:15 p.m.

Auditorium, Campus of the University of Vienna


Join us for a special session on nitrogen open to the public!

Su, 23 July 2017


The DK plus students are participating in today's "ICoN5 Early Career and Graduate Students Workshop" that precedes the ICoN5.

We are pleased to invite you to Vienna to attend ICoN5, the 5th International Conference on Nitrification and Related Processes.

Be prepared for an...

The Faculty of Life Sciences honours the work of Jessica Kozlowski by awarding the Gertrud Pleskot Award.

Female scientists are currently underrepresented at the Faculty of Life Sciences, particularly in Biology. Cornelia Welte will share her experience.


"Isolation and Characterization of a Virus-Like-Particle from a Novel Strain of Sulfolobus Acidocaldarius"


Th, 22 June 2017, 09:00 a.m.,...

The award for the Best Talk of Science Day 2017 goes to Isabelle Zink for her talk:


"Switching roles: How the antivirus system CRISPR is used to...

Keynote Speaker Nicholas S. Fisher

"Bioaccumulation in marine organisms and the case of cesium originating from the Fukushima disaster"


Fr, 9 June...

"Der Stickstoffkreislauf: Bedeutung in verschiedenen Umweltsphären"

"CRISPR-mediated genome editing in Sulfolobus solfataricus"

Tu, 16 May 2017, 3:30 p.m., Übungsraum 6, UZA 1


Christa Schleper as sheds light on her views of the origin of life.



LTAS Seminar coming up with Philipp Weber giving a talk on "Septal MreB-mediated cell widening in longitudinally dividing rod-shaped symbionts"



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Guest Lectures

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Prof. Lisa Stein of University of Alberta, Canada, will give an open guest lecture: "NO way to Nitrous Oxide Production by Ammonia-Oxidizers".


Prof. Jan Willem Erisman, Professor of Integrated Nitrogen Studies, VU University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, CEO of Louis Bolk Institute, will...

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