Biological interests: Gene Regulation in prokaryotes
Role in our team: Soon wetlab
Hobbys: Riding a race bike, playing guitar, listening to audiobooks
Fun fact: I'm a triplet
Favourite organism: Costasiella kuroshimae
Favourite equipment: Cleanbench
How many plants do I own ?: 5
Degree: Biology B.Sc.
Biological interests: Cell biology, Molecular biology and Neurobiology and blood cells
Role in our team: Sponsoring, Website
Fun fact: Most flexible thumb
Favourite organism: Zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Favourite equipment: Lab coat and pipette
Why do I love biology?: To study the complexity of life seemed like the most exciting and fascinating subject i could ever imagine. It's amazing how many small things have a big impact on our well being.
Samuel Nestor Meckoni
Degree: Biology M.Sc.
Biological interests: Plants (because they are photoautotoph), moss (because they can filter the air)
Hobbys: Fisching, reading, playing board games, electrical handicrafts
Fun fact: I tried to cultivate plants in hydroponics, but only algae grew.
Favourite equipment: Photometer
How many plants do I own?: Only 3 left, because the others died
Pets: One small dog
The Diversity of species found in the rain forest.
Why do I love biology?: Natures way of creating the balance, that is needed to develop life.
Degree: Biology B.Sc.
Role in our team: Social media, sponsoring
Favourite enzyme: EcoRI HF
Favourite organism: Cyanobacteria
Favourite laboratory equipment: Centrifuge
How many plants do I own?: 25
Fun fact: I tend to ask people before I start thinking myself. (This fact, for example)
Pets: Dog, cat, turtle, chickens, geese and a horse
Why do I love biology?: I find it fascinating how the smallest things have the biggest impact.
Biological interests: Specialised metabolites in plants, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Synthetic biology
Favourite organism: croton variegatum
How many plants do I own?: 8 (in my home office)
Why do I love Biology?: It fascinates me how complex living organisms are and how they evolved and changed over time. The capability of plants to adjust to extreme temperatures and stress impresses me especially.
Anastasia Giese, Jonathan Heitmann, Carla Hübner, Maileen Weidner and Sadija Altmüller