The Consortium

NFDI4Microbiota’s core comprises 10 research institutes. Already several research institutes in the field, including professional associations, are participants of NFDI4Microbiota. NFDI4Microbiota is also working together with several international partners.

(Co-)Applicant institutions and spokespersons

Bielefeld University (Bielefeld U)
Prof. Dr. Alfred Pühler & Prof. Dr. Jens Stoye

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
Prof. Dr. Peer Bork

German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures (DSMZ)
Prof. Dr. Jörg Overmann

Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU Jena)
Prof. Dr. Manja Marz

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)
Dr. Ulisses Nunes da Rocha

Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI)
Prof. Dr. Alice McHardy

Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (JLU Giessen)
Prof. Dr. Alexander Goesmann

Philipps-Universität Marburg (UMR)
Prof. Dr. Anke Becker

RWTH Aachen University (RWTH)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Clavel

ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences (ZB MED)
Prof. Dr. Konrad Förstner

Supporting Societies

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie (DGHM, German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology)

Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie (VAAM, Association for General and Applied Microbiology)

Deutschen Gesellschaft für Parasitologie (DGP, German Society for Parasitology)

Participant institutions and spokespersons

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene
Prof. Dr. Alexander Dilthey

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Section 3.7: Geomicrobiology
Dr. Alexander Bartholomäus

Helmholtz Zentrum München German Research Center for Environmental Health
Research Unit for Comparative Microbiome Analysis
Prof. Dr. Michael Schloter

Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg
Department of Bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Thomas Dandekar

Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute (HKI)
Systems Biology and Bioinformatics
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gianni Panagiotou

Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI)
Computational and Systems Biology of Aging
Prof. Dr. Steve Hoffmann

Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB)
Aquatic microbial ecology
Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Grossart

Robert Koch Institute (RKI)
Prof. Dr. Lothar H. Wieler

Technical University of Munich
ZIEL – Institute for Food & Health
Dr. Ilias Lagkouvardos

University Hospital Cologne
Clinical Microbiome Research Group
Prof. Dr. Maria J.G.T. Vehreschild

University Hospital Erlangen
Institute of Microbiology – Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene
Prof. Dr. Jochen Mattner

University Hospital Frankfurt
Infectious Diseases
Prof. Dr. Maria J.G.T. Vehreschild

University of Cologne
Institute of Medical Statistics and Computational Biology
Prof. Dr. Alexander Dilthey

University of Cologne
Cologne Excellence Cluster on Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-Associated Diseases (CECAD)
Prof. Dr. Alexander Dilthey

University of Hamburg
Microbiology & Biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Streit

University of Kiel
Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology (IKMB)
Dr. Marc Höppner