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2022 // Workshop on mushroom composites on 25.11.22

Our collaboration with Mitkunstzentrale in the House of Materialization is bearing fruit. Will you be at the DIY Mushroom Art Lab workshop this year?

Our collaboration with the Mitkunstzentrale in the House of Materialization is bearing fruit. Over the last year, the participants have successfully built up the DIY mushroom art lab and established mushroom cultivation. The accumulated knowledge is currently being passed on to the next generation and is also being brought to the outside world…

2022 // Public lecture on building with mushrooms at the Urania on 26.10.22

Would you like to attend another exciting lecture on the subject of sustainable building with the help of mushrooms? Then come to the Urania on 26.10.22.

After the Enter the Future event last week, there is now another public lecture in which Vera Meyer promotes the world of mushrooms: In the Urania it goes concretely to the topic of sustainable building on 26.10.22 from 19:30. Everything specific you learn here.

2022 // Wittenstein-Stiftung: Public lecture by Vera Meyer in the "Enter the future" series

On October 13, there will be another exciting evening for friends of biotechnology: At "enter the future," Vera Meyer and Thomas Bauernhansl will talk about and discuss biological transformation.

On October 13, starting at 6 p.m., it will be exciting again when the Wittenstein Foundation invites you to the fifth event of "enter the future - positions and impulses in dialogue. This time, the focus will be on biological transformation, with Vera Meyer and Thomas Bauernhansl as invited experts. The Wittenstein Foundation explains:

"The term…

2022 // "acatech am Dienstag" on September 27: Contribution by Vera Meyer

Acatech member Vera Meyer was a guest at "acatech on Tuesday": Beer, mushrooms and artificial photosynthesis - biotechnology up to date.

The German Academy of Sciences (acatech) deals, among other things, with possible applications and perspectives of biotechnology. This was also the case in the "acatech on Tuesday" series, which revolved around the topic of "Biotechnology today - beer, fungi and artificial photosynthesis" on September 27. Vera Meyer was a guest there as an active…

2022 // WUNDERKAMMER III: Pilze. Why we are not individuals

It was a great success last year, so it's happening again this year: The Wunderkammer Pilze of the Neukölln Opera and the Ernst Schering Foundation. Vera Meyer will be there on Sept. 29-Oct. 1.

The joint event "Wunderkammer: Pilze" ("Chamber of Wonders: Mushrooms") of the Neukölln Opera and the Ernst Schering Foundation was already so well received by the public last year that it will be repeated this year. As last year, scientists, artists and interested citizens will come together in the Prinzessinnengarten to explore the secret world…

2022 // Vernissage of the second exhibition of MY-CO BUILD at FUTURIUM Lab

On 28.07.22 the vernissage of the second MY-CO BUILD exhibition will take place at FUTURIUM Lab. Vera Meyer and Sven Pfeiffer will be there again, you too?

You should already block the evening of July 28, 2022 in your calendar to go to the FUTURIUM Lab. The vernissage of the second exhibition of MY-CO BUILD will take place there from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Biotechnologist and artist Vera Meyer and architect Sven Pfeiffer will be there to report on the potential of fungal composite building materials…

2022 // Long Night of Science: The biotechnology of fungi

We are once again participating in the Long Night of the Sciences! This year's highlight is the walk-in mushroom house MY-CO SPACE.

Fungi can do more than just wait in the supermarket for their fate in the kitchen. They make life on earth possible by keeping nature's cycles running, mostly unnoticed. Biotechnology takes advantage of their metabolism, the building up and breaking down of substances. Many valuable products such as medicines can be made with fungi such as Aspergil…

2022 // MY-CO SPACE moves to the library of the TU Berlin

The time has come: the inhabitable sculpture MY-CO SPACE has moved to the library of the TU Berlin!

Here it comes: the habitable sculpture MY-CO SPACE has moved to the library of the TU Berlin. From inside and outside, it can now be watched, touched and experienced. Before, MY-CO SPACE was on show during the tinyBE exhibition in Frankfurt/Main from 26.6.2021 – 26.9.2021. The sculpture is a result of the collaborative work of our interdisciplinary…

2022 // New publications (open access) in the fields of biotechnology, sustainability, and art.

Our new year is off to a great start - in January we published four new papers in the context of biotechnology, sustainability and art as open access.

Our new year is off to a brilliant start - we were able to publish four new open access papers in January, all in the context of biotechnology, sustainability and art. These are the genetic modification of the mycelial structures of Aspergillus niger, the use of the mycelium of Fomes fomentarius as a biosorbent for wastewater purification, the…

2021 // Vera Meyer receives the Exemplary Teaching Award 2021 for her digital teaching.

Vera Meyer is awarded the prize for exemplary teaching for her digital lecture Microbiology II.

Vera Meyer is awarded the prize for exemplary teaching for her digital lecture Microbiology II. With this award, the Society of Friends of TU Berlin recognizes innovations and "best practice" examples of good teaching at TU Berlin in order to make them much more visible to the outside and inside. More background information is available here.