Welcome to the JSMC

The Graduate School Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) is funded by the German Excellence Initiative. It conceptionally combines different research areas (microbial communities, interactions with plant, animal and human hosts and environmental interactions)....
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TLZ-Article about decrease in antibiotic efficiency

Jenaer Professor Axel Brakhage: "Antibiotika verlieren ihre Wirkung"

Antibiotikaresistenzen nehmen dramatisch zu, immer mehr Menschen sterben deshalb. Woran das liegt, darüber sprachen wir mit Professor Axel Brakhage, Direktor des Leibniz-Instituts für Naturstoff-Forschung und Infektionsbiologie e. V. Hans-Knöll-Institut (HKI) Jena und Sprecher des Konsortiums Infect-Control 2020.

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Upcoming events


October 08, 2014 | IMPRS course: Study & Research in Germany – How do Germans tick
October 24, 2014 | IMPRS course: Speed Informing
November 03 - 07, 2014 | JSMC/IMPRS course: Experimental and theoretical tools to understand ecological interactions within microbial communities