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  • West African wild silks techniques: Preserving Marka-Dafing’s heritage of knowledge

    Schäffner, Wolfgang, Prof. Dr. (Cluster of Excellence 'Matters of Activity')

    Duration of Project: 02/2020 - 07/2022

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    For centuries, Indigenous wild silks have been traded across West Africa and used in Marka-Dafing’s textiles production in the Mouhoun regions of Western Burkina Faso. Over the past twenty years, the precious materials that are used by women for weav ...

  • TWAS Malaria

    Matuschewski, Kai, Prof. Dr. (Molecular Parasitology)

    Duration of Project: 07/2017 - 09/2017

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    Internationale wissenschaftliche Zusammenarbeit zwischen DFG und TWAS ( The World Academy of Sciences) zur Förderung eines maximal dreimonatigen Gastaufenthalts.

  • Technical Procedures for Closed Crop Production Systems to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change-Induced Abiotic Stress

    Schmidt, Uwe, Prof. Dr. (Section Biological Systems Technology)

    Duration of Project: 09/2018 - 08/2022

    Financer: Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung

    One of the major challenges of the 21st century is the mitigation of global climate change, which is mainly caused by greenhouse gas emissions. One contribution to this could be made by advanced and intelligently controlled greenhouse systems. Theref ...

  • Technical Procedures for Closed Crop Production Systems to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change-Induced Abiotic Stress

    Ulrichs, Christian, Prof. Dr. rer. nat.; Dr. rer. agr. (Urban Plant Ecophysiology)

    Duration of Project: 09/2018 - 08/2022

    Financer: Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung
    Zu den größten zukünftigen Herausforderungen gehört die Folgeneindämmung der weltweiten
    Klimaveränderungen, die hauptsächlich durch THG-Emissionen verursacht werden. Einen Beitrag
    dazu könnten weiterentwickelte und intelligent gesteuerte Gewächshaus ...
  • Summer School Food Berlin – Sustainable Diets

    Lucius, Richard, Prof. Dr. (Senior Professor and Professors retired)

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 12/2020

    Financer: DAAD

    Die Summer School für nachhaltige Ernährung zielt darauf ab, den Teilnehmer*innen Wissen zu vermitteln, das die zukünftige Lebensmittelproduktion und Ernährung mitgestalten wird. Eine nachhaltige Ernährung ist notwendig, damit neun Milliarden Mensche ...

  • Structural, Neural and Mental Underpinnings of Rat Ticklishness

    Brecht, Michael, Prof. Dr. (Animal Physiology/Systems Neurobiology and Neural Computation)

    Duration of Project: 01/2018 - 12/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The primary objective of this proposal is to determine the structural, neural, and mental underpinnings of rat ticklishness. Tickling, a peculiar and amusing form of social touch, has been discussed by philosophers and scientists for more than two mi ...

  • Structural Flexibility in the Optical Design of the Arthropod Cornea

    Scholtz, Gerhard, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Comparative Zoology)

    Duration of Project: 11/2016 - 10/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The arthropod cuticle is a versatile bio-composite made of chitin fibers embedded in a protein matrix. The cuticle also forms the cornea of the arthropod compound eye – a characteristic feature of the phylum that has largely contributed to its incred ...

  • Structural Change in Agriculture: Interactive Programming for Policy Design in Rural Areas

    Kirschke, Dieter, Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. (Research Groups)

    Duration of Project: 07/2008 - 12/2013

    Financer: DFG: Forschergruppen

    The project is part of the DFG Research Group Structural Change in the Agriculural Sector. It intends to develop an interactive programming approach for policy design in rural areas. The focus is on a decision-making support tool that captures the sp ...

  • SPP 1926/1: Development and Application of novel optogenetic Tools in specific intracellular compartments

    Hegemann, Peter, Prof. Dr. (Experimental Biophysics)

    Duration of Project: 09/2016 - 01/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The aim of this work is the development of novel optogenetic tools that allow investigations on subcellular compartments. In the first project, we will combine proton and chloride channels or chloride pumps with targeting motives for synaptic vesicle ...

  • SPP 1879: The role of cyclic di-AMP and a novel cyclic di-nucleotide in differentiation and stress survival of Streptomyces spp.

    Tschowri, Natalia, Dr. rer. nat. (Microbiology)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 05/2020

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The Gram-positive soil bacteria streptomycetes belong to nature’s most competent ‘natural product factories’ and are an important source of diverse antibiotics and other bioactive molecules for medical, veterinary and agricultural use. The production ...

  • SPP 1879: Sensory Mechanisms of c-di-GMP Signaling in E. coli Biofilm Formation

    Hengge, Regine, Prof. Dr. (Microbiology)

    Duration of Project: 09/2016 - 02/2020

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    Bacterial biofilms colonize diverse surfaces and are highly resistant against antibiotics or host immune systems. In these biofilms, cells are embedded in a self-produced protective matrix of extracellular biopolymers. Major biofilm matrix components ...

  • SPP 1879: Nucleotide Second Messenger Signaling in Bacteria / Coordination Project

    Hengge, Regine, Prof. Dr. (Microbiology)

    Duration of Project: 09/2016 - 08/2020

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The overall goal of SPP 1879 over the next six years is to built a tightly collaborating and internationally radiating scientific community in the highly dynamic field of bacterial nucleotide second messenger signalling. Achieving this goal not only ...

  • SPP 1879 - Nucleotide Second Messenger Signaling in Bacteria / Coordination

    Hengge, Regine, Prof. Dr. (Microbiology)

    Duration of Project: 09/2019 - 08/2022

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The DFG priority programme SPP 1879 is a research consortium studying bacterial second messenger signaling that currently funds 18 research projects at German universities and other research institutions. By including representatives of all clades of ...

  • SPP 1665: Delineating and Testing a Microcircuit Model of Parahippocampal Phase Precession

    Brecht, Michael, Prof. Dr. (Animal Physiology/Systems Neurobiology and Neural Computation)

    Duration of Project: 11/2016 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme
  • SPP 1665: Cognitive Performance as result of coordinated neuronal activity within developing prefrontal-hippocampal circuits

    Hegemann, Peter, Prof. Dr. (Experimental Biophysics)

    Duration of Project: 10/2016 - 02/2019

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The co-activation of prefrontal and hippocampal networks in oscillatory rhythms is critical for precise information flow in mnemonic and executive tasks, yet its role for cognitive ontogeny is still unknown. This knowledge gap is mainly due to the ab ...

  • SPACEBRAIN – Structure-Function Relationship in Rodent Presubiculum

    Brecht, Michael, Prof. Dr. (Animal Physiology/Systems Neurobiology and Neural Computation)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 12/2018

    Financer: DAAD

    How do we know where we are and where we are going? Our sense of orientation in an environment relies on cells and circuits in specialized brain areas, in particular the hippocampus and the parahippocampal region. Despite formidable recent insight in ...

  • SOS_Uplands: Safe Operating Space in Mountainous Regions of SE Asia. Subproject “Transdisciplinary Processes”

    Müller, Klaus, Prof. Dr. (Economics and Politics of Rural Areas)

    Duration of Project: 06/2017 - 05/2018

    Financer: BMBF

    SOS-Uplands untersucht den dramatischen Wandel in den Bergregionen des südostasiatischen Festlands vor dem Hintergrund ökologischer und sozio-ökonomischer Belastungsgrenzen sowie deren möglicher Überschreitung. Ziel ist die Ermittlung von Handlungssp ...

  • Soil organic matter stabilization and turnover in agricultural post-fen soils

    Heller, Christian, Dr. (Soils and Environmental Science)

    Duration of Project: 09/2016 - 10/2018

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    Peatland soils store huge amounts of soil organic matter (SOM) and are often drained for agricultural use. This leads to peat decomposition and substantial depletion of SOM. Shallow fen peat soils might develop into post-fen soils (PFS), which are in ...

  • Singlet Molecular Oxygen and Photodynamic Effects (PDE)

    Röder, Beate, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. (Experimental Physics / Photobiophysics)

    Duration of Project: 05/2017 - 07/2017

    Financer: DFG: Sonstiges

    The 2nd Chinese-German Workshop on Singlet Oxygen and Photodynamic Effects will be held on 30th March until 2nd June 2017, in Berlin the capital of Germany, which is a completely independent meeting. The aim is to provide a bilateral scientific and t ...

  • Single-shot spectrometer for time-resolved simultaneous Vis- and IR measurements

    Hegemann, Peter, Prof. Dr. (Head of Department / Secretary)

    Duration of Project: 07/2016 - 12/2019

    Financer: BMBF

    The aim of this project is the set-up of a novel end-station at the IRIS-beamline of BESSY II for simultaneous, microsecond time-resolved infra-red- and UV/Vis-spectroscopy of non-cyclic systems. The station will be used for first experiments in the ...

  • SFB-TRR 175/1: Chloroplast RNA Polymerase Activity During Acclimation (SP A01)

    Kühn, Kristina, Prof. Dr. (Molecular Cell Biology of Plant)

    Duration of Project: 07/2016 - 06/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich - Beteiligungen

    This project aims to quantify transcriptional alterations that occur in chloroplasts during acclimation to changes in light or temperature. It will apply chloroplast nascent transcript sequencing strategies (GRO-seq and 5’-GRO-seq) in order to global ...

  • Sensing in c-di-GMP signaling

    Hengge, Regine, Prof. Dr. (Microbiology)

    Duration of Project: 09/2019 - 08/2022

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    Signaltransduktion über sekundäre Botenstoffe beinhaltet primäre und sekundäre Signalwahrnehmung, da sowohl primäre Bedingungen – z.B. bestimmte Moleküle, Sauerstoff, Redoxsignale, Licht oder der Zustand eines Partnerproteins – die Synthese oder den ...

  • PP 1665: Delineating and Testing a Microcircuit Model of Parahippocampal Phase Precession

    Kempter, Richard, Prof. Dr. (Computational Neuroscience)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme
  • Language Production in Shared Task Settings

    Kuhlen-Ruber, Anna Katharina, Ph.D. (Neuralcognitive Psychology)

    Duration of Project: 08/2019 - 08/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Typically, people speak in the context of social interaction. Yet, surprisingly little is known about how the neuro-cognitive processes of language production are shaped by social interaction. Drawing upon a well-established effect in language produc ...

  • Language Production in Shared Task Settings

    Abdel Rahman, Rasha, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Neuralcognitive Psychology)

    Duration of Project: 04/2019 - 03/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Typically, people speak in the context of social interaction. Yet, surprisingly little is known about how the neuro-cognitive processes of language production are shaped by social interaction. Drawing upon a well-established effect in language produc ...

  • Increasing productivity and sustainability of European plant protein production by closing the gap of the grain legume yield

    Bellingrath-Kimura, Sonoko Dorothea, Prof. Dr. (Land Use Systems)

    Duration of Project: 05/2019 - 04/2022

    Financer: BMBF

    The LegumeGap project will contribute in this direction by identifying the potential contribution of new cultivars, optimal management practices and farmers’ knowledge in closing the yield and protein gaps, reducing the observed yield variability, an ...

  • Grant Reiner Lemoine Foundation

    Eisenack, Klaus, Prof. Dr. (Resource Economics)

    Duration of Project: 01/2018 - 06/2019

    Financer: Sonstige Stiftungen
    Research Funding to: “The Economics of Power System Infrastructure” – Scholarship for Paul Neetzow

    Title of Dissertation: "The economics of power system transitions
    Modeling pathways and policies for storage, grids and renewables"

    Summary
    Opp ...
  • CRC-TRR 186/1: SP A07 – Optical Control of Calcium Switches That Orchestrate Fast Signaling in the Brain

    Hegemann, Peter, Prof. Dr. (Experimental Biophysics)

    Duration of Project: 07/2016 - 06/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich - Beteiligungen

    Cytoplasmic increases in calcium trigger enzymatic cascades responsible for synaptic plasticity in the brain. However, to date, genetically-encoded approaches to control calcium abundance, and the cognate enzymes calcium activates, are lacking. We wi ...

  • CRC-TRR 175/1: The Green Hub. Central Coordinator of Acclimation in Plants

    Schmitz-Linneweber, Christian, Prof. Dr. (Genetics)

    Duration of Project: 07/2016 - 06/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich - Beteiligungen

    Plants have evolved a variety of physiological responses that enable them to adjust to changes in their abiotic environment (acclimation). The TR175 focuses on reversible responses to changes that plants will encounter frequently, in particular fluct ...

  • CRC-TRR 175/1: Subcellular modelling of metabolic acclimation (SP D03)

    Klipp, Edda, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h.c. (Theoretical Biophysics)

    Duration of Project: 07/2016 - 12/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich - Beteiligungen

    Plant cold acclimation represents a multigenic process which also involves significant subcellular reallocation of primary and secondary metabolites. We will apply a sophisticated combination of subcellular omics analysis, enzyme activity measurement ...

  • CRC-TRR 175/1: Role of Reversible Phosphorylation of GUN4 in Acclimation, Retrograde Signalling and Tetrapyrrole Biosynthesis (SP C04)

    Grimm, Bernhard, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Prof. Dr. (Plant Physiology)

    Duration of Project: 07/2016 - 12/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich - Beteiligungen

    In oxygenic photoautotrophs, GENOMES UNCOUPLED 4 (GUN4) is an essential stimulator of Mg-chelatase and its phosphorylation lowers the MgCh activity leading to attenuation of Proto consumption for chlorophyll biosynthesis. The objectives of this proje ...

  • CRC-TRR 175/1:Quantitative Biology Experiments and Cloning Pipelin (SP Z01)

    Ohler, Uwe, Prof. Dr. (Systems Biology of Gene Regulation (S))

    Duration of Project: 07/2016 - 06/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich - Beteiligungen

    In the central scientific project Z1, we are bundling our efforts in quantitative biology approaches at the level of the individual projects, central acclimation kinetics, genetic screens and the identification of candidate mutations. In the new fund ...

  • CRC-TRR 175/1: Leveraging Deep Sequenzing Data to Move From Predictive to Mechanistic Models of Plastid Gene Expression (SP D01)

    Ohler, Uwe, Prof. Dr. (Systems Biology of Gene Regulation (S))

    Duration of Project: 07/2016 - 06/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich - Beteiligungen

    Deep sequencing and other –omics approaches contribute significant data towards our understanding of how acclimation processes play out at different levels of gene regulation. To integrate these data, we will develop a hierarchical model for translat ...

  • CRC-TRR 175/1: Chloropast Ribonucleoproteins – Stabilizing Chloroplast RNA Pools During Acclimation Responses (SP A02)

    Schmitz-Linneweber, Christian, Prof. Dr. (Genetics)

    Duration of Project: 07/2016 - 12/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich - Beteiligungen

    Chloroplast ribonucleoproteins (cpRNPs) are light-and temperature-regulated phosphoproteins. We have recently demonstrated that cpRNPs impact chloroplast mRNA accumulation and processing under low temperature conditions on an organelle-wide scale. We ...

  • CRC 1078/1: Structural Basis of Proton Release in Water Oxidation by Photosystem II (SP A05)

    Zouni, Athina, (Experimental Biophysics)

    Duration of Project: 01/2013 - 03/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sonderforschungsbereich - Beteiligungen

    In oxygenic photosynthesis, water is oxidized and dioxygen is formed at the Mn4Ca complex of photosystem II (PSII), a 750 kDa protein-cofactor complex embedded in the thylakoid membrane of plants and cyanobacteria. Reliable structural models of PSII ...

  • Analysis of the interaction between Kinetochor and centrometric Chromatin in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

    Kshirsagar, Rucha, Dr. Ph.D. (Molecular Cell Biology)

    Duration of Project: 10/2018 - 06/2022

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)
  • Sommerschule Benin „Politikanalyse für Agrar- und Ernährungssysteme“

    Grethe, Harald, Prof. Dr. (International Agricultural Trade and Development)

    Duration of Project: 01/2018 - 12/2018

    Financer: DAAD
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