What actually are core facilities?

"Core facilities are centres that make it easier to carry out research." This is how Professor Elisa May, the director of the Bioimaging Centre (BIC) at the University of Konstanz, describes the twenty infrastructure installations at the University of Konstanz. Read our online magazine to find out more about the unique features of these shared equipment centres in Konstanz.

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Der drei Monate alter Fuchs ist das Ergebnis eines über 60 Jahre andauernden Zuchtexperiments, das am Institut für Zytologie und Genetik in Nowosibirsk, Sibirien, durchgeführt wird.  Copyright: The Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Nowosibirsk, Russland

How to tame a fox

In a public talk hosted by the University of Konstanz, the prize-winning author Lee Alan Dugatkin will present his critically-acclaimed popular science book “How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog)”, the story of the most astonishing breeding experiment ever undertaken.

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Mobile young talent

Inequality research priority – The University of Konstanz has successfully competed for Mobility Awards of the Young European Research Universities Network for the European exchange of early-career researchers.

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(v.l.) David Schleheck, Anna Burrichter und Karin Denger. Auf dem Bild fehlen die Kooperationspartner von der Harvard University Emily Balskus, Spencer Peck und Stephania Irwin. Foto: Universität Konstanz

Enzyme discovered

At the University of Konstanz, in cooperation with Harvard University, a key enzyme for formation of harmful hydrogen sulphide in the human gut by Bilophila bacteria has been discovered.

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