Welcome to the JSMC

The Graduate School Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) is funded by the German Excellence Initiative. It conceptionally combines different research areas (microbial communities, interactions with plant, animal and human hosts and environmental interactions)....
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Next MiCoColloqium Nov 21, 2018

Learning from Nature: how a native plant meets the challenges of growing in the primordial agricultural niche

Prof. Ian Baldwin, Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Jena, Germany

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Jena’s proposal for the research cluster ‘Balance of the Microverse’ to be funded in the Excellence Strategy

The Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) was granted funding for one Cluster of Excellence. As the Excellence Commission announced today in Bonn, Jena’s proposal for the cluster “Balance of the Microverse” is among the 57 selected consortia which will be funded by the German Excellence Strategy for the following seven years.


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Upcoming events

November 19, 2018 | IMPRS Basic Lecture: CRISPR/Cas9: An update
November 20, 2018 | Colloquium of the Matthias Schleiden Institute: Known unknowns: Microbe-microbe interactions are essential for plant health
November 21 - 22, 2018 | IMPRS course: Guided Tour Bayer Crop Science

JSMC MiCo-Colloquium
Program Winter Semester 2018/2019

(updated October 22, 2018)