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Research interests

- Microbial symbioses, with emphasis on bacterial symbionts of protozoa and insects
- Evolution of intracellular bacteria
- Microbial genome evolution
- Interaction between intracellular bacteria and eukaryotic host cells 


FWF START Award 2005

ERC Starting Grant (Consolidator Track) 2011


Austrian Academy of Science (ÖAW) - Junge Kurie

Curriculum vitae

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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