News from the TUM School of Life Sciences

Current information from the areas of research and campus, news about the awards of our students and scientists, as well as information about events, such as the lecture series "TUM@Freising".

| Campus

For safety: maintenance pruning on the Weihenstephan poplar avenue

Trees provide us with shade, produce oxygen and are very important for a healthy urban climate. However, they can also pose dangers if they are located in public traffic areas, are poorly maintained or become old and…

| Research, Award

ERC Consolidator Grants awarded to TUM researchers - European funding for five projects

Researchers at TUM have so far been able to acquire a total of 182 of the highly endowed ERC grants. These are awarded each year in various categories. Consolidator Grants are awarded to researchers who have completed…

| Research

Traveling through the Caucasus region in Georgia with two brewing experts - A journey to the birthplace of Lager beer

Without barley, hops and yeast, there is no beer. Brewing specialist Dr. Martin Zarnkow and beverage microbiologist Dr. Mathias Hutzler believe that a very special yeast variety might be found in Georgia. So they…

| Research

New computational models for cognitive disorders and pain - Using Big Data against mental disorders

How can physicians help patients suffering from mental health disorders like chronic pain, depression and stroke? An interdisciplinary team of researchers at TUM is developing new methods to investigate the neuronal…

| Research, Campus, Award

Young, excellent and more and more female professors - the TUM School of Life Sciences starts in 2023

The School of Life Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is full of energy for the coming year. At the traditional New Year's reception, which was held on site again for the first time, members of the TUM,…

| Research, Campus

Mohsen Zare is a new professor of Soil Biophysics and Environmental Systems at the TUM School of Life Sciences

Mohsen Zare is at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) since September 2022. In this short interview, he reports on what he is currently working on, what is important to him in his exchange with students, and what…

| Sustainability, Research

Ecolopes to promote urban bio-diversity - Building with an ecological envelope

Nature in city environs has a positive effect on people's well-being. At the same time biological diversity in urban areas continues to shrink, for example because of increasing building density. In the "Ecolopes"…

| Research

DFG funds new projects and extends existing collaborative research centers - Three new CRCs with significant participation on the part of TUM

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has extended its funding for the Microbiome Signatures collaborative research center (CRC 1371) which is led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Additionally, three new…

| TUM@Freising, Campus

Animal-Aided Design - Planning in the City for Humans and Animals – TUM@Freising Lecture with Prof. Wolfgang Weisser

Animal-Aided Design reconciles housing and nature conservation. How can a common, urban habitat for humans and wildlife succeed? Wolfgang Weisser, Professor of Terrestrial Ecology at the Technical University of Munich…

| Research

Size of fat cells can cause metabolic disorders - Why are overweight people more susceptible to illness?

If you gain weight, the fat cells in the body get bigger. So in the extremely obese, those fat cells are greatly enlarged. Now, researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) were able to show how enlarged fat…

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