In January 2010, the Philipps-Universität Marburg and the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology established a Center for Synthetic Microbiology (SYNMIKRO) in Marburg, promoted by the Excellence Program of the state of Hessen. SYNMIKRO is a scientific center of the Philipps-Universität Marburg
In August 2013 SYNMIKRO will organise its second summer school. The registration deadline was extended until April 20! Follow this link for more information!
The first conference on „Mathematical Modeling of Microbiological Systems“, or M³S, took place in Marburg on July 1-5.
This May, Prof. Dr. Mohamed Marahiel visited Wuhan University (WHU) in China. After his talk at the Luoija Forum, Marahiel accepted the honorary professorship presented by Jiang Changzhong, WHU’s Vice President. Marahiel received the honorary professorship in recognition of his accomplishments in the area of non-ribosomal peptide synthetases (NRPSs).