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Helmholtz Young Investigators Group
Microscale Bioengineering

Gruppenfoto MicroscaleOur group in march 2017

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Juniorprof. Dr. Dietrich Kohlheyer
Institute of Bio- and Geosciences
IBG-1: Biotechnology
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
52425 Jülich

Junior Professor position at RWTH Aachen University, AVT Aachener Verfahrenstechnik

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3D Animation – Microbial single cell cultivation in picoliter growth chambers



JoVE - Microfluidic Picoliter Bioreactor for Microbial Single-cell Analysis



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March 2018Lina Hollmann starts her B.Sc. project on Microfluidic co-cultivation – a commensalism interaction study (University of Bielefeld).
March 2018Mareike Thelen starts her B.Sc. project on Cultivation methods and growth kinetics of Penicillium chrysogenum in microfluidic systems (FH Jülich).
March 2018Three new papers published by the microscale bioengineering group on Quantitative measurements in single-cell analysis (, Quantitative modelling of nutrient-limited growth of bacterial colonies in microfluidic cultivation ( and Microbial single-cell analysis in picoliter-sized batch cultivation chambers (


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