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Wolfrat Bachert

Universität Bayreuth, Logo Biomac Forschungszentrum für Bio-Makromoleküle BIOmac

commenced his undergraduate studies in mechanical engineering at TU Dresden before moving to the University of Bayreuth in 2009 to study biology. In 2013, he completed his bachelor dissertation in the Dept. of Biochemistry under the tutelage of Prof. Dr. Wulf Blankenfeldt on the subject of “Characterisation of the methionine-R-sulfoxide reductases MsrB and fMsrT1/C1 of the single-celled parasite Trypanosoma cruzi”. He has been studying for the master’s programme “Biochemistry and Molecular Biology”, also at Bayreuth, since 2013.

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    New insights about our Earth’s lower mantle

    Using DESY's bright X-ray light source PETRA III, a team of scientists has discovered unexpected facts about the most abundant mineral on Earth. The mineral bridgmanite makes up roughly one third of Earth’s entire volume and is the major component of Earth’s lower mantle. Thus, its physical ... more

    Record high pressure squeezes secrets out of osmium

    An international team of scientists led by the University of Bayreuth and with participation of DESY has created the highest static pressure ever achieved in a lab: Using a special high pressure device, the researchers investigated the behaviour of the metal osmium at pressures of up to 770 ... more

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    Authentic food

    Authentic food is growing in popularity with consumers. In a heavily industrialized market, a regional, single-source and/or specially manufactured product is increasingly becoming a guarantor of greater value. In the premium segment in particular, economically motivated “food fraud” can re ... more

    More than honey?

    For thousands of years, the word “honey” has been synonymous with an all-natural, healthy food. Unsurprisingly, honey has also enjoyed unwavering popularity with consumers – and especially in times when organic food and a healthy lifestyle are more in vogue than ever before. more

    What Are We Eating?

    What ends up on our plates? We used to think we knew – until we were disabused of this notion in early 2013. Instead of beef, there had been large-scale use of processed horsemeat, especially in frozen products and mincemeat. Although this posed no hazard to health, the damage was enormous, ... more

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    Dr. Christopher Igel

    completed his undergraduate studies in biochemistry at the University of Bayreuth from 2009 to 2013. He completed his bachelor’s dissertation entitled “Honey Analysis Using NMR” at the BIOmac research centre under the tutelage of Prof. Dr. Schwarzinger. more

    Prof. Dr. Stephan Clemens

    Stephan Clemens, Jg. 1963, studied biology in Münster and Brighton, then acquired his doctorate in Münster. Since his postdoc-stay at the University of California San Diego, his scientific interest has been mainly targeted at metal homoeostasis in plants. He uses the models Arabidopsis thal ... more

    Felix Brauer

    completed his graduate studies in biochemistry and a master’s in biochemistry and molecular biochemistry at the University of Bayreuth. He has worked as a research assistant at ALNuMed GmbH and doctorand at RC BIOmac since 2013. His research interests include NMR-based food analytics and th ... more

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