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New Junior Professorship of Artificial Intelligence

University of Konstanz secures Junior Professorship of Artificial Intelligence in the framework of the competition “Künstliche Intelligenz Baden-Württemberg (KI-BW)” – funding for a W1-position for six years and additional funds totalling 600,000 euros from the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg

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“Exceptional ranking”

DFG Funding Atlas 2018: 1st place nationally for the University of Konstanz as a whole, as well as for the humanities and social sciences and the life sciences in per-capita external funding of all academic staff (including professors); 2nd place nationally for the university in per-capita external funding of professors.

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Big Data und Compliance

Zwei weitere EXIST-Gründerstipendien an der Universität Konstanz für Projekte in den Bereichen Big Data-Verarbeitung von Fernerkundungsdaten sowie Compliance-Softwarelösung für Bankhäuser.

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Anna Burrichter und Dr. David Schleheck. Photo: Universität Konstanz

From a plant sugar to toxic hydrogen sulfide

In a doctoral research project conducted at the Department of Biology, the degradation of the dietary sugar sulfoquinovose by anaerobic bacteria to toxic hydrogen sulfide was described for the first time – increased production of hydrogen sulfide in the human intestinal system has been associated with inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer.

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Photo: Professor Manfred Schartl\Dr Paolo Franchini

New sex chromosome

On 3 December 2018, the laboratory of Professor Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz published new findings of an experimental evolutionary project that ran for 30 years on the genomic mechanisms of sex determination in swordtail fish in the journal “Nature Communications”.

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