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Press release: Why are we different sizes?

Kiel research team describes the interplay of environmental factors and internal regulation in determining the growth of an organism The body size of a living …

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CRC 1182 Awards 2019

The CRC 1182 Young Investigator Award and the CRC 1182 Lynn Margulis Fund have been awarded. CRC 1182 Young Investigator Award 2019 Once a year …

YIRD 2019: Impressions

The Young Investigator Research Day 2019 took place from 8 to 9 August, this year at the GEOMAR east-shore building in Kiel. Apart from discussions …

YIRD 2019: Final Program & Abstracts

WELCOME All animals and plants are inhabited by microbial organisms, which influence fitness of their plant and animal hosts, ultimately forming a metaorganism consisting of …

SciPoster: Digital Meta

The interactive Scientific Poster „Digital Meta“ is an multimedia-exhibit that showcases the complex scientific contents of host-microbe interactions. Introducing five different model organisms, users are invited to explore the coexistence of bacterial symbionts with their multicelluar hosts on a 65 inch touchscreen.

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Video Collection

To address the science community and the general public alike, a series of videos has been produced over the past month and is now compiled in our CRC 1182 video collection. The leading experts in host-microbe-interactions have visited and keep on visiting our center in Kiel. Keep up with the latest thinking in host-microbe research by watching the interviews and talks in full length.

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The Science Outreach Magazine “I am Meta”

In cooperation between school students from Schleswig-Holstein, the Leibniz-Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN) and the Kiel Science Outreach Campus (KiSOC) the outreach magazine “I am Meta” has been developed. Scientists of CRC made contributions and it gives an insight about the work in CRC 1182.

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