Applied and Molecular Microbiology
Applied and Molecular Microbiology

News

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

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" ...

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.

2021 // "Festival of Cooperations" at the Literaturhaus Berlin

The "Festival of Cooperations" (17-26 September 2021) focuses on the overlapping social, political and ecological crises of the present. Over 120 actors will present literature, films, visual art, ...

The "Festival of Cooperations" (17-26 September 2021) focuses on the overlapping social, political and ecological crises of the present. Over 120 actors will present literature, films, visual art, performances, choreographies, dialogues, workshop talks and discussions over 10 days at the Literaturhaus Berlin and other institutions. We are delighted...

2021 // "Wunderkammer: Pilze" at the Neukölln Opera House

In the autumnal princess garden on the grounds of the New St. Jacobi Cemetery in Neukölln, we will embark on a journey through gardens, neighbourhood chapels and cemeteries with ...

In the autumnal princess garden on the grounds of the New St. Jacobi Cemetery in Neukölln, we will embark on a journey through gardens, neighbourhood chapels and cemeteries with the fungal expert, microbiologist and artist Vera Meyer, the expert on swarm and other forms of organisation Jens Krause and musicians, and become part of structures and...

2021 // YouTube Channel Vera Meyer | V. meer

2021 // YouTube Channel Vera Meyer | V. meer

We have a new YouTube channel that reports on our scientific and artistic research. Learn more about MY-CO SPACE & MY-CO BUILD, about our ideas for ...

We have a new YouTube channel that reports on our scientific and artistic research. Learn more about MY-CO SPACE & MY-CO BUILD, about our ideas for a future of fungal biotechnology, about our approaches to connect the creativity engines of science, art and society. Take a look.

2021 // Habitable sculpture MY-CO SPACE

MY-CO SPACE is an habitable sculpture reminiscent of a space station and a result of the collaborative work of our interdisciplinary ArtSci collective MY-CO-X with fungi. It makes it possible ...

MY-CO SPACE is an habitable sculpture reminiscent of a space station and a result of the collaborative work of our interdisciplinary ArtSci collective MY-CO-X with fungi. It makes it possible to experience, think through and understand life and living with and through fungi and, in accordance with the Black Queen hypothesis, symbolises holobiontic...

2021 // 3Sat scobel - Fungi: The biological wonder weapon

How will fungi shape the future of humanity and how could they help us to overcome problems of mankind such raw material and food shortages?

How will fungi shape the future of humanity and how could they help us to overcome problems of mankind such raw material and food shortages? Vera Meyer and the fungal scientists Axel Brakhage and Lukas Wick in conversation with the journalist and philosopher Gerd Scobel (4/15/21)....

2021 // Futurium Exhibition MY-CO BUILD

MY-CO BUILD is our third exhibition at Futurium Lab, which was developed in collaborative work with fungi. It facilitates a scientific-artistic exploration of the future social significance of fungi

MY-CO BUILD is our third exhibition at Futurium Lab, which was developed in collaborative work with fungi. It facilitates a scientific-artistic exploration of the future social significance of fungi for the creation of places and spaces. MY-CO BUILD was developed in radical transdisciplinarity by a team of artists, architects and fungal...

2021 // BIOTOPIA ONLINE EVENT: FUNGI BETWEEN SCIENCE AND ART on 2/23/21

Prof. Vera Meyer in conversation with BIOTOPIA Founding Director Prof. Michael John Gorman about fungi as the material of the future, innovation at the intersection of science and art, ...

Prof. Vera Meyer in conversation with BIOTOPIA Founding Director Prof. Michael John Gorman about fungi as the material of the future, innovation at the intersection of science and art, and the founding of the SciArt collective MY-CO-X.

More information and registration at:

https://www.biotopia.net/en/event/event-upcoming/41-2020-vera-meyer-en?dat...

2021 // www.biooekonomie.de: Interview and "Die Pilzprophetin” podcast

Vera Meyer was interviewed about her work as a biotechnologist and artist as part of a www.biooekonomie.de series on bio-pioneers.

Vera Meyer was interviewed about her work as a biotechnologist and artist as part of a www.biooekonomie.de series on bio-pioneers. “As a biotechnologist, she researches the growth and metabolic potential of fungi, while allowing their transformative power to inspire the sculptures and images she creates as an artist. Meyer’s work is driven by her...

2021 // "Mind the Fungi" book now available

The new year has hardly started, but the first fungal gem is already waiting for us: the book Mind the Fungi has been published!

The new year has hardly started, but the first fungal gem is already waiting for us: the book Mind the Fungi has been published! An e-book has been available since 15.12.2020. However, a print copy can now be purchased through the TU web shop. The book reports on how science and art can be combined as engines of creativity and how a living triad of...