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Welcome to the JSMC

The Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena is not only an Excellence Graduate School, but also a lively network of scientists from a broad variety of natural & life sciences institutes and an umbrella organization for three Research Training Groups in Jena. The JSMC was first awarded funding within the German Excellence Initiative in 2007. In June 2012 the Excellence Status of the JSMC was confirmed and funding for an additional six years was granted to the Graduate School. Since 2019 the JSMC is funded by the Carl Zeiss Foundation.

Today, JSMC hosts a total of about 130 doctoral researchers. Their research projects are situated at the numerous institutes that make up the JSMC network, including institutes and clinics at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena as well as non-university research institutions.

Contact

Hendrik Huthoff
Hendrik Huthoff
Scientific Management

hendrik.huthoff@uni-jena.de

+49 3641 94954-0

Katja Präfcke
Katja Präfcke
Administrative Manager

office@jsmc.info

+49 3641 94954-1

Jena School for Microbial Communication
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Neugasse 23
07743 Jena, Germany

News & Events

March 16 - 19, 2020
Aula, Main building, Friedrich Schiller University, Fürstengraben 1, Jena

We are saddened to inform you that due to the further worsening of the COVID-19 outbreak in Germany and internationally we have to cancel our meeting. Instead, we plan to bring you an amazing meeting in 2021. Until then, all participants will have their registration fees reimbursed but we can regretfully not cover any travel expenses you may have incurred.

We regret to have to convey this disappointing news. Keep safe and stay well, the Micom2020 team

For any further questions feel free to contact us at: micom@uni-jena.de

MiCom2020: 8th International Conference on Microbial Communication for Young Scientists - cancelled

The MiCom 2020 in Jena is a great platform to encourage discussions between young scientists and experts from all fields of research related to microbial communication. The conference traditionally consists of five chaired sessions (Chemical Ecology, Environment, Natural Products, Pathogenesis, and Systems Biology) each containing two outstanding keynote lectures and a number of selected student talks.

In addition to all talks, the MiCom includes a poster session and provides diverse workshops, social activities, a welcome reception (including a Science Slam!) and an official dinner.

Conference website