The Research Department of Molecular Life Sciences (MLS) is devoted to fundamental biomolecular research. The research is conducted at different levels – from molecules, including the genetic substance, to cells and organisms. In this manner, all biological systems are addressed: microorganisms, plants and animals, including humans. The Department of Molecular Life Sciences (MLS) therefore covers, among others, the areas of genetics, protein science, microbiology, biotechnology of plants and animals as well as nutritional science and human biology.
Prof. Dr. Martin Klingenspor
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What proteins reveal about a tumor
Cancer Research: investigating the human proteome - the entirety of proteins that the human body can produce
Making plants fit for stressful times
Floods, heat, drought and soil salinization: researchers are investigating the mechanisms behind plant stress response
How chickens ward off diseases
Animal health: Prof. Benjamin Schusser is investigating the immune system of chickens in order to prevent poultry diseases.
The importance of the microbiome in the large intestine
Research on the microbiome: Prof. Dirk Haller is gaining new insights into the development of colon cancer.
The BayKlimaFit 2 project network is conducting research in the field of "Strong plants mitigating the impact of climate change".
Adaptation strategies of crops to climate change were already researched in the BayKlimaFit 1 project network.