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Details on Senges Christoph:
|RUB Faculty, Institute||Faculty for Biology and Biotechnology; Applied Microbiology|
|Type of Project||Lab Visit / Research Stay (IRB)|
|International Research Institution||Shanghai Jiao Tong University – State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism|
|Report||Bacteria produce a multitude of bioactive molecules to interact with their surrounding environment. These molecules have found various applications as food additives or as pharmaceuticals like antibiotics or immunosuppresives. I investigate the production and activity of molecules produced by bacteria of the genus Streptomyces, which is well known for the production of antibiotics. The International Realisation Budget-funding allowed me to visited the group of Prof. Zhijun Wang at the Microbial Metabolism laboratory in Shanghai, China. From September to November 2016 I have gotten an insight into the Chinese culture and I learned how to modify my organisms of interest genetically and how to|