• 8010

    Petersgasse 10-12 Graz

    Austria

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Biotechnology opens the window to develop ecologically friendly, sustainable and economically efficient strategies for our environment. Therefore it is necessary to understand principles in microbial ecology. Our aim is to analyse the structural and functional diversity of microbial communities, especially antagonists which are associated with plants. Environmental Enzymology is another focus of the institute. The mechanistic study of enzymatic processes in the environment such as the transformation of xenobiotics often leads to novel enzymes. Especially enzymes transforming polymeric materials in nature have potential for novel industrial applications. Furthermore, we are interested to apply our knowledge to solve environmental problems or to develop ecologically friendly alternatives, e.g. in biological plant protection, bioremediation, biomaterials or alternative production of energy.

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Microbiota Medicine & Life Sciences
Lichens Medicine & Life Sciences
Bryophyta Medicine & Life Sciences
Bacteria Medicine & Life Sciences
Sphagnopsida Medicine & Life Sciences
Pseudomonas Medicine & Life Sciences
mosses and liverworts Agriculture & Biology
Pulmonaria Medicine & Life Sciences

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Profiles

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19882024

Research Output 1987 2019

A novel, nature-based alternative for photobioreactor decontaminations

Krug, L., Erlacher, A., Berg, G. & Cernava, T., 27 Feb 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, p. 2864 2864.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Photobioreactors
Microalgae
Decontamination
Scenedesmus
Pyrazines

Deciphering the microbiome shift during fermentation of medicinal plants

Köberl, M., Erschen, S., Etemadi, M., White, R. A. III., El-Arabi, T. F. & Berg, G., 17 Sep 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 11 p., 13461.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
lactic acid bacteria
medicinal plants
fermentation
Calendula officinalis
Matricaria chamomilla

Disease incidence in sugar beet fields is correlated with microbial diversity and distinct biological markers

Kusstatscher, P., Cernava, T., Harms, K., Maier, J., Eigner, H., Berg, G. & Zachow, C., 4 Mar 2019, In : Phytobiomes Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
sugar beet
disease incidence
biomarkers
beets
root rot

Activities 1994 2019

2018 Inspirationen von der Genomforschung für den biologischen Pflanzenschutz

Gabriele Berg (Speaker)
21 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Postharvest and on-field microbial community changes caused by root rot in sugar beets

Peter Kusstatscher (Speaker)
23 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Storability of sugar beets is indicated by signature taxa

Peter Kusstatscher (Speaker)
8 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Prizes

Best Podium Award

Alexander Mahnert (Recipient), 22 Jul 2015

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

honors and awards

Best Poster Award

Peter Kusstatscher (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

Erfinder der TU Graz

Stefan Liebminger (Recipient), 18 Oct 2011

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

Press / Media

Ökosystem Innenraum – Neue Einblicke und biotechnologische Anwendungen

Stefan Liebminger & Gabriele Berg

13/06/12

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Probiotische Räume

Stefan Liebminger

11/04/12

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Personalisierte Medikamente, optimierte Test

Stefan Liebminger

4/11/11

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Projects 1990 2024