EEM-LabEnvironmental and Evolutionary Microbiology Group
Prof. Jan Roelof van der Meer
Department of Fundamental Microbiology / University of Lausanne
Environmental and Evolutionary Microbiology
My primary interest is the environment, the quality of our living resources and the ways that bacteria can help to manage and degrade human wastes and restore environmental health. Consequently, I am very interested in genetic adaptation processes in bacteria, the mechanisms by which they deal with toxic substances, how they react to pollution in general and how we can apply microbial processes in a useful way (like bacterial bioreporters, bioremediation, microbiome engineering).
Welcome to Senka, Isaline and Tania
April 16 2020
Welcome to Senka, Isaline and Tania, who started their PhD research in the group and will work on the new soil communities projects.
Congrats to Birge for her PhD
April 15 2020
Congratulations to Birge for successfully defending her PhD thesis last Thursday! We wish you all the best for your future career as an entrepreneur! Keep us posted about the developments.
Pseudomonas veronii multi-omics integrative study published
January 09 2020
Congratulations to Noushin on the publication of her new paper on the multi-omics integrative modeling of Pseudomonas veronii physiology.
npj Systems Biology and Applications 6, Article number 1 (2020)
Welcome to Maxime Batsch
January 09 2020
Welcome to Maxime, our new internship Master student from the University of Lyon, who will study interactions in synthetic microbial communities using picoliter droplet growth containers.
December 20 2019
We are very happy and proud that the Swiss Government has decided to support our new collaborative initiative NCCR Microbiomes, which will enable us to work with 20+ groups on microbiome studies and engineering. We are waiting for a new website to be launched on this initiative. You can watch a short content movie here.
Tania Miguel Trabajo
Jan Roelof van der Meer
See Jan van der Meer live at the 'Night of the Microbes' of the ISME meeting 2018.
iBiology.org Lecture: Jan van der Meer's video talk called
Synthetic Biology: Principles and Applications is available on iBiology.org at https://www.ibiology.org/bioengineering/introduction-to-synthetic-biology/
ACS Sens. 2020 Jun 25. 10.1021/acssensors.0c00855
NPJ Syst Biol Appl. 2020 Jan 30. 10.1038/s41540-020-0123-2
Sci Rep. 2019 Nov 15. 10.1038/s41598-019-53507-5
mBio. 2019 Jun 11. 10.1128/mBio.01133-19
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