About us

The primary goal of the department of Biotechnology is innovation through the molecular characterisation and optimisation of biological systems enabling
agricultural, culinary, environmental and medical applications. This research results in the optimisation of biological systems for sustainable production and human health.

Research topics

  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Microscopy
  • Plant biotechnology
  • Epigenetics
  • Plant-pathogen interactions
  • Protein engineering
  • Metabolic engineering
  • Synthetic biology
  • Industrial biotechnology
  • Microbial production and recovery of resources
  • Brewery and fermentation technology
  • Biological water treatment
  • Microbe-host interactions
  • Microbial ecology