The research theme Microbial Ecology focuses on interactions between microorganisms, between microorganisms and macro-organisms, and with their environment. It will focus on curiosity-driven as well as society-driven research. Key questions are:
Main fields of application include microbial removal of toxic compounds from aquatic habitats (e.g., heavy metals, pharmaceutical compounds, arsenic) and remediation of polluted environments (e.g. oil spills).
Faculty of Science
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics