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29. März 2019 - Energy saving with creativity -CO₂ Challenge: BRICS receives prizes for creative and innovative ideas

Save and win: At the end of the CO₂ Challenge, creative employees were awarded for their innovative energy-saving ideas. Their ideas help to significantly reduce the CO₂ footprint of the Technsche Universität Braunschweig.

01. Februar 2019 - Herpesvirus provides new insights into how the immune system works

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HZI researchers identify a tool with which a herpesvirus specifically attenuates the body's immune system.

01 August 2018 - How immune cells are armed

Simulation of an Immunological Synapse

HZI researchers have investigated the formation of immunological synapses over which immune cells exchange information.

27 June 2018 - „Tens of thousands of tiny chemical factories“

 World leading enzyme database BRENDA, poineer for digitisation, becomes core database.

27 June 2018 - Revealing drop of blood

Helmholtz Executive Committee views methods for metabolome analysis at BRICS.

19 April 2018 - Braunschweig biotechnologists want to develop vaccine against ticks

Winner of the BMBF GO-Bio contest

At the German Biotechnology Days in Berlin State Secretary Dr. Georg Schütte, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), awarded eight winners of the founders contest GO-Bio. One of them is the Biotechnology team from TU Braunschweig with partners from USA and industry.

01 January 2018 - Roseobacter - global power in the oceans?

They are the most frequent bacteria of the world: micro-organisms of the Roseobacter group. For several years, they are systematically analysed by a Collaborative Research Centre Transregio in Oldenburg and Braunschweig. Microbiologist Dieter Jahn from the Carolo-Wilhelmina is one of the scientists who elucidate its secret of success.

20 December 2017 - We study the metabolism

Yannic Nonnenmacher analyses the small molecules - and contributes to the elucidation of cancer.

08 December 2017 - Bioelectrochemical fuel cells win Sustainability Award


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Scientists from Braunschweig, Clausthal and Karlsruhe were awarded with the German Sustainability Award on 8 December 2017 for their project "BioBZ". TU Braunschweig Prof. Uwe Schröder, head of the Institute of Environmental and Sustainable Chemistry, is also involved.

08 November 2017 - The proper insulin rhythm is crucial


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HZI and BRICS researchers use mathematical modelling to discover a possible cause of the development of early diabetes.
The scientists published their results in Nature Communications.

03 November 2017 - Technology Transfer Award of the IHK Braunschweig 



The startup company GATTAquant and the mentor, Philip Tinnefeld, receive the Technology Transfer Award of the IHK Braunschweig, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The Nanometerlineale developed by the team are tools for the operation of super-dissolving microscopes.

06 October 2017 - Inauguration of the "Science campus Braunschweig-Süd"



On 6 October 2017, the "Science campus Braunschweig-Süd" was inaugurated by the Lower Saxony Minister of Science and Culture Gabriele Heinen-Kljajić and the Braunschweig-mayor Ulrich Markurth.

04 October 2017 - Better analyze Metagenomes


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Scientists of the Helmholtz Centre for Infectious Research (HZI) in Braunschweig, the University of Vienna and the University of Bielefeld launched the initiative called "CAMI – Critical assessment of Metagenome interpretation", which implements the tools of the Tests Metagenome analysis and defines new standards and application possibilities.

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