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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  • 2018/03/19


    Mittwoch, 28.03.2018, 14:15 Uhr, B2|03 109

    Dipl.-Biol. Bayram Cucu:

    Endocytose und Exocytose in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

  • 2018/03/18


    Montag, 26.03.2018, 14:15 Uhr, B2|03 109

    M.Sc. Michael Eichenberger:

    Biosynthesis of plant polyketides in yeast

  • 2018/01/25


    Dienstag, 13.03.2018, 14:15 Uhr, B2|03 109

    Dipl.-Biol. Sven Jager:

    Development of Computer-aided Concepts for the Optimization of Single-Molecules and their Integration for High-Throughput Screenings