Welcome to the JSMC

The Graduate School Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) is funded by the Carl Zeiss Stiftung (Carl Zeiss Foundation) and part of the Excellence Cluster Balance of the Microverse. It conceptionally combines different research areas (microbial communities, interactions with plant, animal and human hosts and environmental interactions)....
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Job advertisment Scientific coordinator

The Cluster of Excellence "Balance of the Microverse" is looking for a Scientific Coordinator. A PhD in the life or natural sciences, as well as fluent English and German, are required.

Further information

JSMC Alumni Meeting on June 28, 2019

Did you do your PhD within the JSMC or ILRS? If so, we'd like to invite you to the second Alumni Meeting on Friday, June 28, 2019.

If you'd like to participate please contact us (office(at)jsmc.info). Please share this information with other JSMC/ILRS Alumni.

Upcoming events


March 27 - 28, 2019 | IMPRS course: Academic Writing: How to create good texts
April 01, 2019 | IMPRS Basic Lecture: Decline in insect abundance - why does it matter?
April 01, 2019 | JSMC course: Alternative Careers in Science