What are the functions of the many genes that are only known as expressed DNA sequences in genomes? Genetics und Genomics of Plants - Bernd Weisshaar
Which mechanisms lead to deregulation of cellular redox-homeostasis and disease development? Plant Biochemistry und Physiology - Karl-Josef Dietz
How do flies or bumblebees manage to solve complex spatial tasks like avoiding obstacles? Neurobiology - Martin Egelhaaf
How have single-cell organisms evolved into multicellular organisms with differentiated cells? Cellular and Developmental Biology of Plants - Armin Hallmann
What are the options to generate renewable products with microalgae? Algae Biotechnology & Bioenergy - Olaf Kruse
How do fishes navigate their environment using either electrical or hydrodynamical cues? Active Sensing - Jacob Engelmann
How can we explore the genetic background of bacterial metabolism and apply them in biotechnology? Genetics of Prokaryotes - Volker Wendisch
Which role do RNA-binding proteins and microRNAs play in circadian timekeeping and stress response? RNA Biology und Molecular Physiology - Dorothee Staiger
How are natural products involved in the communication between individuals? Chemical Ecology - Caroline Müller
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