Group for Aquatic Microbial Ecology (GAME)
Feb 2022: New paper out on Label-Free Raman Microspectroscopy for Identifying Prokaryotic Virocells published in mSystems.
Jan 2022: New paper out on Genetic diversity in terrestrial subsurface ecosystems impacted by geological degassing published in Nature Communications.
Nov 2021: New paper out on Leave no stone unturned: individually adapted xerotolerant Thaumarchaeota sheltered below the boulders of the Atacama Desert hyperarid core published in Microbiome.
Oct 2021: New review out on Imaging Techniques for Detecting Prokaryotic Viruses in Environmental Samples published in Viruses.
Aug 2021: New paper out on Lytic archaeal viruses infect abundant primary producers in Earth’s crust published in Nature Communications.
May 2021: New paper out on Diverse Viruses Carrying Genes for Microbial Extremotolerance in the Atacama Desert Hyperarid Soil published in mSystems.
Welcome to the Group for Aquatic Microbial Ecology (GAME)
Microbial and viral interactions in the terrestrial subsurface
Cultivation of subsurface microorganisms
Microbial communities under stress conditions
Microbiome of the Antartic continent
Microbiome of the Atacama desert
For more information on the projects and our funding here.
GAME in September 2021 - back row: Benjamin Meyer, Sophie Simon, Thomas Beesley, Till Bornemann, Lennard Stach, Yassin Kaspareit, Ken Dreger, Panagiotis Adam, Jörn Starke, Alexander Probst; middle row: Victoria Turzynski, Indra Monsees, Ines Pothmann, Katharina Sures, Katharina Block, Lara Schmalenstroer, Selin Yalcin, Lea Griesdorn, Sarah Esser; front row: Carrie Moore, Manan Shah, André Soares, Perla Abigail Figueroa-Gonzalez
GAME in May 2019 - back row: Perla Abigail Figueroa-Gonzalez, Lara Schlootz, Panagiotis Adam, Till Bornemann, Indra Monsees, Sabrina Eisfeld, Alexander Probst; front row: Patricia Geesink (guest), Victoria Turzynski, Svenja Parge, Katharina Siems