Sustainability, Research |

Interview with Prof. Julia Steinhoff-Wagner on antibiotic resistance – “The key starting point is animal health”

Minimizing the use of antibiotics without compromising animal welfare: Julia Steinhoff-Wagner, Professor of Animal Nutrition and Metabolism at TUM, is working on a new research project to…

Research |

A new pace for molecular clocks

So-called molecular clocks have revolutionized evolutionary biology in recent decades. By looking at DNA mutations between species, it is possible to peek back in time and estimate exactly…

Research, Campus |

Science Dating brings together Weihenstephan research institutions

Getting together, exchanging ideas and exploring opportunities for future collaboration: At the first Science Dating on September 28, scientists from Weihenstephan took the opportunity to…

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,…