Ocean Sampling Day June 21

19.06.2015

The second round for the Ocean Sampling Day. On 21 June the oceans are sampled again. [more]

From seashore to seabed and back

04.06.2015

22 young students from the University of Osnabrück on their visit to the Max Planck Institute [more]

Oases in the Deep Sea

29.05.2015

For a long time the deep sea was regarded as an extreme hostile environment. Meanwhile researchers have demonstrated that methane seeps at the bottom of the oceans are oases for life. [more]

Nautilus in the Gulf of Mexico

07.05.2015

MPI researchers on board of research vessel Nautilus in the Gulf of Mexico [more]

Self-healing concrete

02.05.2015

“Bio-concrete” set to revolutionise the building industry:
Dutch inventor of self-healing concrete named finalist
for European Inventor Award [more]

Future Day for kids at the Max Planck Institute

23.04.2015

23 April 2015
20 kids visiting the institute´s labs. [more]

Methane seeps: Oases in the deep sea

17.03.2015

First global study of microbial communities at gas seeps in the deep sea shows the distribution and diversity of methane-consuming microorganisms. The specific energy source selects for unique microorganisms, which turn these ecosystems into hotspots of diversity in the deep sea. [more]

Methane consumption by aerobic bacteria in anoxic lake waters

02.03.2015

Methane oxidation fuelled by algal oxygen production [more]

Research Vessel SONNE

16.12.2014

The German research vessel SONNE has completed her trip [more]

Open Ship FS Sonne in Bremen

12.11.2014

[more]

More Methane from the Deep Sea

11.11.2014

More Methane from the Deep Sea
Mud-volcanoes as methane source [more]

Further Press Releases

Further press releases here.

Max Planck Lecture


Invitational Seminar at the Max Planck Institute

on Thursday, July 8, 2015

Prof. Dr. Melanie Blokesch (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland)

will give a lecture with the title

"The many faces of the aquatic bacterium Vibrio cholerae"

Host: Prof. Dr. Nicole Dubilier, MPI

Please join us at 15:00 in the Max Planck Lecture Hall
Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology
Celsiusstraße 1, 28359 Bremen. www.mpi-bremen.de
Map of the Campus: www.mpi-bremen.de/en/Map_2.html

Abstract