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13 Oct 2020 · Life
Bacterial toxin with healing effect
Research team uncovers that a toxic substance found in Staphylococcus aureus stimulates tissue regeneration
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The pharmacist and doctoral student Paul Jordan prepares bacterial cultures (Staphylococcus aureus).
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
8 Oct 2020 · Life · Liberty
What time is it on your biological clock?
Interdisciplinary research team receives up to 4.5 million euros in funding from the Carl Zeiss Foundation
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Brain structures of a zebrafish embryo are examined under a fluorescence microscope.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
7 Oct 2020 · Light
Intelligent nanomaterials for photonics
Physicists and chemists at the University of Jena engineer optical fibres with 2D materials
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PhD student Quyet Ngo studies optical fibres functionalised by 2D materials.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
5 Oct 2020 · Life
Hunger encourages risk-taking
Meta-analysis shows that in animals, difficult living conditions increase risk-taking behaviour in later life
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Dangerous food search: A swarm of fish meets a blacktip reef shark.
Image: Oliver Krüger
25 Sep 2020 · Light
New storage battery more efficient and heat-resistant
Chemists at the University of Jena develop new polymer electrolytes for redox flow batteries
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Test setup at CEEC Jena to develop novel active materials for redox flow batteries.
Image: Philipp Borchers/Uni Jena
22 Sep 2020 · Light
Water trapped in star dust
Astrophysicists prove that dust particles in space are mixed with ice
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Clouds of interstellar dust and gas, here in the region "Cygnus-X" in the Swan constellation.
Image: ESA [1]
8 Sep 2020
Research · Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
Plastic can be sustainable
Jena research group receives two million euros to research intelligent, recyclable plastic materials
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The University of Jena is researching sustainable, intelligent plastics.
Image: Jens Meyer (Universität Jena)
3 Sep 2020
Research · Awards and Personnel
Towards new algorithms and discretization
Prof. Dr. Dietmar Gallistl awarded an ERC Starting Grant
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The Jena mathematician Prof. Dr Dietmar Gallistl receives an ERC Starting Grant.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
1 Sep 2020 · Life
Tiny bodyguards
Helper bacteria stop and disarm pathogens
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Mixed culture of fungal pathogen Pseudomonas tolaasii and helper bacterium Mycetocola tolaasinivorans.
Image: Leibniz-HKI
1 Sep 2020 · Light · Life
Event(s) · International Affairs
Virtual microbial talk
International online conference on microbial and biomolecular interactions
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Spokespersons of the CRC ChemBioSys: Christian Hertweck (l.) and Georg Pohnert in the studio.
Image: Alena Gold
31 Aug 2020 · Life
Research · International Affairs
Virus research and bioinformatics
International training programme wins nearly €4 million in EU funding. ‘VIROINF’ started its work on 1 September.
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Prof. Dr Manja Marz heads the new international training network at the University of Jena.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
7 Aug 2020
Intermittent Claudication: EffPac trial confirms benefit and safety of paclitaxel-coated balloon catheter
A study to balloon angioplasty with drug-coated and uncoated balloons in vascular occlusion in the femoropopliteal region...
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German EffPac trial confirms benefit and safety of paclitaxel-coated balloon catheter angioplasty.
Image: Michael Szabó/UKJ
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