Sustainability, Research |

Don’t just look at the bees – Pollination in urban habitats requires a diversity of insects

Researchers at the TUM have found that in the early season, insects such as wasps, beetles and flies play a crucial role in pollinating plants in urban environments. Moreover, for…

Research |

The flavor secrets of sourdough bread decoded - Ten key tastants and eleven odors

Researchers at TUM have succeeded in decoding the flavor and aroma of sourdough bread. Their measurements and analyses at the molecular level revealed ten key tastants, and eleven key aroma…

Research, Campus, Studies |

Michael Schloter is new professor for environmental microbiology

Michael Schloter has been appointed to the TUM School of Life Science in June 2023. At the same time, he heads the department "Comparative Microbiome Analysis" at Helmholtz Munich. In this…

Research |

Without a crystal ball - researchers want to predict the growth of fungi

More than 100 years ago, industrial biotechnology was founded with the production of citric acid by the fungus Aspergillus niger. Today, among other things, the production of citric acid…

Research |

Food research in Singapore – Proteins for a megacity

The Southeast Asian city-state of Singapore wants to produce one third of the food it needs locally by 2030. Sounds ambitious? Researchers at TUM are helping make the dream come true.

Research |

Better understanding the control of gene regulation in bacteria with the help of proteomics

Bacteria must always be able to adapt optimally to changing environmental conditions. Essential for this adaptation is the bacterial proteome, i.e. the totality of all proteins of a cell.…

Research |

Interview with Prof. Jutta Roosen – Making sustainable food consumption easy

A working group for the European Commission consisting of scientists from all over Europe has outlined how European food consumption can become healthier and more sustainable. Jutta Roosen,…

Research |

Rainforest protection holds higher economic value than agriculture - Researchers provide economic value for tropical deforestation

Rainforest destruction means not only loss of biodiversity, but also high social costs from greenhouse gas emissions. Tropical forests sequester carbon from our atmosphere, mitigating the…

Research, Campus |

Laying the foundation stone of the TUM Center for Infection Prevention in Weihenstephan

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) will combine its expertise in combating resistant pathogens in a new central institute: the Center for Infection Prevention (ZIP). The aim is to…

Research, Award |

TUM's study field of Forestry and Resource Management is a role model for sustainability

As one of the three partners in the Zentrum Wald Forst Holz Weihenstephan, the Department of Forestry and Resource Management of the TUM School of Life Sciences received the National Award -…