Research Group Microbial Biotechnology

  • 2021 - Our first iGEM Team earns a gold medal for their project!
  • 2021 - Our iGEM Team is represented in press and TV.
  • 2021 - Approval oft he project „EnzymPrint“ as a BMWi supported project together with Hirsch Engineering Solutions GmbH & Co. KG; contact: Dirk Tischler
  • 2020 - Dirk Tischler was announced as Counry Ambassador for the American Society for Microbiology to Germany
  • 2020 - Dirk Tischler was elected into the Board of the common specialist group "Biotransformations" of DECHEMA and VAAM
  • 2019 - Approval of MERCUR Starting Grant „Functionalization of bacterial metabolites from the degradation of aromatic compounds: Glutathione S-Transferases“; contact: Dirk Tischler
  • 2018 - Successful approval of the BioCOnversion project; contact: Carolin Mügge
  • 2018 - Annual Conference of the Association for General and Applied Microbiology in Wolfsburg

29.09.2020 Antje Kumpf has successfully defended her doctoral thesis

2020 - Group participated at the VAAM meeting in Leipzig, Antje and Marika had poster pitch and short presentation

2020 - Marika presented her work on Siderophores at the VAAM Leipzig


Professor Dr. Dirk Tischler
NDEF 06/748
Ruhr University Bochum
Universitätsstr. 150
44780 Bochum
+49 234 32 22656

Office hours on appointment