Department of Biology

Welcome to the Department of Biology at the TU Darmstadt.

The Department of Biology stands out for its focus on technology-driven biological research and education. Our research groups are active in a wide range of areas including Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology, Neurosciences and Computational Biology. Close collaborations with other research institutions, nationally as well as internationally, and industry partners exist.


Our research groups are active in many different fields of biology with a focus on three major areas:
- Biology of stress response
- Synthetic Biology
- Molecular and cellular responses to ionizing radiation

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We provide a modern education with a focus on training students in state-of-the-art biological technologies to best prepare them for their professional career.

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  • 2018/05/23


    Mittwoch, 30.05.2018, 15:00 Uhr,

    B2|03 109, Schnittspahnstraße 10

    M.Sc. Fabian Weipert:

    Studies on the interaction of the inhibitor of apoptosis protein Survivin with DNA-dependent protein kinase to modulate DNA double-strand break repair

  • 2018/05/15


    Dienstag, 22.05.2018, 14:15 Uhr,

    B2|61 102 Schnittspahnstraße 11

    Oliver Rauh:

    Molecular explanations for gating in simple model K+ channels

  • 2018/05/08


    Donnerstag, 17.05.2018, 15:15 Uhr,

    B2|61 102 Schnittspahnstraße 12

    Adrian Brückner:

    Resources and oribatid mites: Effects on life history, chemical ecology, biochemistry and food selection

  • 2018/04/30

    Art of Eden 2018: Kunst und Design im Botanischen Garten

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    Jedes Jahr im Frühling verwandelt sich der Botanische Garten zu einem Forum für Kunst und Design in der Natur.

    Samstag, 26. Mai und Sonntag, 27. Mai von 10.00 bis 19.00 Uhr

    Eintritt für Erwachsene 7,-€, Kinder und Jugendliche bis 16 Jahre frei.

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  • 2018/04/24

    Restplätze Erasmus für das Sommersemester 2019

    ab dem 1.05.2018 bis zum 31.05.2018 können Sie sich auf Erasmus-Restplätze für das Sommersemester 2019 bewerben

    Übersicht Plätze SS 2019

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