Master project: Jan Grundheber

Jan started his Master project focusing on enzymatic polymer degradation. Welcome!

Our new paper has been published in Biotechnology for Biofuels

Our new paper entitled "Biomass-degrading glycoside hydrolases of archaeal origin" has been published in Biotechnology for Biofuels. Congratulations! Suleiman et al. 2020

Anna's paper has been accepted!

Anna's paper entitled "Digitalization in microbiology – Paving the path to sustainable circular bioeconomy" has been published in the Special Issue "Trends in Bioeconomy" of New Biotechnology. Congratulations! Krüger et al. 2020

Master project: Daniela Arango Ospina

Daniela started her Master project focusing on the identification, production and purification of thermostable proteases from volcano-associated habitats in Costa Rica. Welcome back!

Master project: Fernando Lopez Haro

Fernando started his Master project focusing on enzymes catalyzing the hydrolysis of plasticizer analogues. Welcome!

BTA trainee

Lena Wriede joins the institute as a BTA trainee. Welcome!

Our new paper has been published in ChemTexts

A new paper of our group entitled "What we learn from extremophiles" has been published in ChemTexts. Congratulations! Schröder et al. 2020

BTA trainee

Arianna delle Coste and Judith Hansen join our institute as BTA trainee. Welcome!

Project work: Daniela Arango Ospina

Daniela started her project work focusing on the identification of proteolytic enzymes from volcano-associated habitats in Costa Rica. Welcome!

Our new paper has been published in Communications biology

A new paper of our group entitled "Microbial biofilm formation and degradation of octocrylene, a UV absorber found in sunscreen" has been published in Communications biology. Congratulations! Suleiman et al. 2019

Caro's Paper has been accepted!

Caro's paper entitled "Characterization of an extremely thermo-active archaeal β-glucosidase and its activity towards glucan and mannan in concert with an endoglucanase" has been published in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. Congratulations! Schröder et al. 2019

Christin's Paper has been accepted!

Christin's paper entitled "Comparative Analysis and Biochemical Characterization of Two Endo-β-1,3-Glucanases from the Thermophilic Bacterium Fervidobacterium sp." has been published in Catalysts. Congratulations! Burkhardt et al. 2019

Bachelor project: Rieke Hagemann

Rieke started her Bachelor project focussing on putative PET hydrolyzing enzymes. Welcome!

BTA trainee

Celina Eggers joins the institute as a BTA trainee. Welcome!

Internship: Bennet Binia

Bennet, coming from Bonn University, started his 3 months internship focussing on the characterization of endoglucanases derived from a metagenomic dataset. Welcome!

Master project: John-Hendrik Jorjan

John-Hendrik started his Master project focusing on the degradation of microplastic. Welcome!

Barbara's paper has been accepted

Barbara's paper entitled "Characterization of a thermoactive endoglucanase isolated from a biogas plant metagenome" has been published in Extremophiles. Congratulations! Klippel et al. 2019

BTA trainees

Katharina Tödter and Niklas Weigmann join the institute as BTA trainee. Welcome!

Master project: Samyuktha Shankar Narayan

Samyuktha started her Master project focusing on the characterization of a thermostable endoglucanase. Welcome!

Bachelor project: Leon Baruth

Leon started his Bachelor project focussing on cold-active proteases. Welcome!

Marcel's paper has been accepted

Marcel's paper entitled "Enrichment of anaerobic heterotrophic thermophiles from four Azorean hot springs revealed different community composition and genera abundances using recalcitrant substrates" will be published in Extremophiles. Congratulations! Suleiman et al. 2019

Guests

Dr. Mazen Rizk and Dr. Thibault Godard join the institute as guests. Welcome!

BTA trainees

Antonia Zabel and Julian Arbeiter join the institute as BTA trainee. Welcome!

Marcel's paper has been accepted

Marcel's paper entitled "Extremely thermoactive archaeal endoglucanase from a shallow marine hydrothermal vent from Vulcano Island" will be published in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. Congratulations! Suleiman et al. 2018

Master project: Christina Wallner

Christina started her Master project. She will screen for proteolytic extremozymes from volcano-associated samples from Costa Rica. Welcome!

Master project: Alexander Mook

Alexander started his Master project focussing on protein engineering of an endo-beta-glucanase. Welcome!

Master project: Hugo Antonio Lopez Lugo

Hugo started his Master project focussing on proteases. Welcome!

Master project: Daniela Eixenberger

Daniela started her Master project focussing on beta-glucosidases. Welcome!

Caro' paper has been accepted

Caro's paper entitled "Characterization of a Theme C Glycoside Hydrolase Family 9 Endo-Beta-Glucanase from a Biogas Reactor Metagenome" will be published in The Protein Journal. Congratulations! Schröder et al. 2018

BTA trainees

Jennifer Kehler, Natalie Kratzsch and Aron Ripke join the institute as BTA trainee. Welcome!

biocat2018

The 9th International Congress on Biocatalysis (biocat2018) was held at TUHH. Pictures are now available online: www.biocat-conference.de

Master project: Luis Alonso Porras Reyes

Luis started his Master project focussing on beta-glucosidases. Welcome!

Doctoral project: Hanna Balster

Hanna Balster joined our institute to start her doctoral thesis on "Robust enzymes for food treatment". Welcome!

BTA trainees

Tim Frenzel, Mattis Hausig and Rudrik Weikamp join the institute as BTA trainees. Welcome!

BTA trainee

Nina Hackbarth joins the institute as a BTA trainee. Welcome!

BTA trainees

Christina Bossman and André Fienemann join the institute as BTA trainees. Welcome!

Bachelor project: Tabea Neumann

Tabea started her bachelor project focussing on glycoside hydrolases. Welcome!

BTA trainees

Zacharias Müller, Nazik Toraman and Stephanie Zielinski join the institute as BTA trainees. Welcome!

Anna's review has been accepted

Anna's review entitled "Towards a sustainable biobased industry – Highlighting the impact of extremophiles" will be published in New Biotechnology. Congratulations! Krüger et al. 2018

Our new paper has been accepted

Our new paper entitled "Diversity of bacteria and archaea from two shallow marine hydrothermal vents from Vulcano Island" has been published in Extremophiles. Congratulations! Antranikian et al. 2017

Microbiology and Biotechnology Workshop

Our "Microbiology and Biotechnology Workshop" will take place at TUHH on May 11th 2017 together with the Institute of Technical Biocatalysis, the Institute of Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering and our guests from Wageningen University.

Master project: Alejandro Alvarez

Alejandro started his Master project. He is producing and characterizing deletion constructs of an endoglucanase. Welcome back!

BTA trainees

Jessica Müller, Patrick Langer and Svenja Stahl join the institute as BTA trainees. Welcome!

HOOU project MikiE: Viktoria Janzer

Viktoria joined our team working on our HOOU MikiE project. Welcome back!

Master project: Christin Hagedorn

Christin started her Master project focussing on xylan degradation pathways in thermophilic microorganisms. Welcome!

New TM homepage online

Our new TM homepage www.tuhh.de/tm/ is now online!

Microbe of the year 2017

The halophilic Archaeon Halobacterium salinarum is the microbe of the year 2017!

Skander's paper has been accepted

Skander's paper entitled "Parallel N- and C-Terminal Truncations Facilitate Purification and Analysis of a 155-kDa Cold-Adapted Type-I Pullulanase" has been accepted for publication in Protein J. Congratulations!

Christian's paper has been accepted

Christian's paper "Complete genome sequence of Thermus brockianus GE-1 reveals key enzymes of xylan/xylose metabolism" has been accepted for publication in Standards in Genomic Sciences. Congratulations! Schäfers et al. 2017

Skander's and Caro's paper has been accepted

Skander's and Caro's paper entitled "Boiling Water is not too Hot for Us! - Preferred Living Spaces of Heat-Loving Microbes" has been published in Front Young Minds. Congratulations! Elleuche et al. 2017

Foreword to the special feature of the Extremophiles journal

Prof. Antranikian contributed the forword to the special feature of the Extremophiles journal based on the 11th International Congress on Extremophiles held in Kyoto, Japan, September 12–16, 2016. Antranikian 2017

Caro's paper has been accepted

Caro's paper entitled "Characterization of two novel heat-active α-galactosidases from thermophilic bacteria" has been published in Extremophiles. Congratulations! Schröder et al. 2017