• Welcome
    to the Department of Biology

  • A master program by the lake?
    Get informed in our webinars!

    You are looking for a suitable master program and would like to know more about the programs at the Department of Biology at the University of Konstanz? Join our webinars!

    We are introducing the master programs "Biological Sciences" and "Life Science" and are answering your questions live.

    Biological Sciences, M.Sc.: Tuesday, 20.03.2018, 4 pm

    Life Science, M.Sc.: Thursday, 22.03.2018, 5 pm

    More information and registration via uni.kn/webinarweek

  • Finding Nemo

    Since mid-December there is a new  600 liter salt water aquarium in the zoo hosting an artificial coral reef, colorful fishes, swaying anemones, hermit crabs, shrimps, snails, and more. The main attraction are the four anemone clown fish, which are named "Nemo" by most of the visitors thanks to the popular animated movie.

  • Best Paper Award
    winter term 2017/2018

    This winter term, the Best Paper Award (awarded by the Department of Biology and rewarded with 300 Euro each) goes to Arthur Fischbach (corresponding author: Aswin Mangerich), Jun Li (corresponding author: Marcus Groettrup) und Marie-Kristin Nagel (corresponding author: Erika Isono). Within the last departmental seminar of this semester the publications were presented. Congratulations to the awardees and we are looking forward to new exciting publications in the summer term!

    “The C-terminal domain of p53 orchestrates the interplay between non-covalent and covalent poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation of p53 by PARP1”. Arthur Fischbach et al., Nucleic Acids Research

    “Immunoproteasome inhibition prevents chronic antibody-mediated allograft rejection in renal transplantation”. Jun Li et al., Kidney International

    “Arabidopsis SH3P2 is an ubiquitin-binding protein that functions together with ESCRT-I and the deubiquitylating enzyme AMSH3”. Marie-Kristin Nagel et al., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA


  • Carl-Zeiss endowed professorship for systems toxicology

    Funding for a new professorship in the Department of Biology in the amount of 1.12 million euros.

    Click image to read more details. 

  • working at the cell culture hood

    Headed for excellence

    The cluster initiatives "ChemLife" and "Collective Behaviour" have been invited to submit full proposals for funding.

    Click image to read more details. 

  • Innenhof und Ausblick auf die Mainau

    The University of Konstanz in two minutes

    The university of Konstanz  introduces itself - click image to see the movie.



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