LOEWE Center for
Insect Biotechnology
& Bioresources


Applied Entomology group seminar, GGL section 7


Gerd Gäde and Heather Marco, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa

Food security via neuroendocrinology? The red pigment hormone / adipokinetic hormone family as test case for a novel insecticide


Sebastian Ulbert from the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI, Leipzig

Development of vaccines  against ectoparasites and the inactivation of pathogens via electron irradiation


Ben Shen, Department of Chemistry, Department of Molecular Medicine, and Natural Products Library Initiative at The Scripps Research Institute, USA

Challenges and Opportunities to Leverage a Large Strain Collection for Natural Product and Drug Discovery


Hanano Yamada, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Insect Pest Control Laboratory

Nuclear techniques for insect pest control


Dominique Ferrandon, University of Strasbourg, Institute of Advanced Study

The host defense against fungal infections in Drosophila melanogaster


Gerrit Holighaus, Büsgen Institut, Abt. Forstzoologie und Waldschutz Universität Göttingen

Volatile and non-volatile fungal oxylipins in fungus-invertebrate interactions


Björn von Reumont, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Institute for Insect Biotechnology

Evolutionary and applied venomics of neglected invertebrates


LOEWE-ZIB internal seminar

Philipp Heise: Hunt for bioactive small molecules - the cultivable microbiome of the burying beetle


Armin Coray, Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Insekten zeichnen und verstehen


Jörn Piel, ETH Zürich, Department of Biology, Institute of Microbiology

Uncultivated microbiota: a rich resource for (bio)chemical discovery

The seminar takes place on wednesdays, 15:00 - 16:00 Uhr, room B 301, IFZ.

Non-internal seminar dates can be accounted for the GGL, Bioresources and Biotechnology.

Organisation: Georg Petschenka

Guests are welcome!