Jena School for Microbial Communication - Information & Discussions DFN-Institut: Friedrich Schiller Universitaet Jena

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Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) is funded by the German
Excellence Initiative. It conceptionally combines different research areas
(microbial communities, interactions with plant, animal and human hosts and
environmental interactions) to a comprehensive picture of microbial
communication (www.jsmc.uni-jena.de). JSMC is an ambitious Graduate School
comprising 200 PhD students who are educated in a structured,
interdisciplinary training program based on top-level fundamental research. Five
faculties of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, six non-university research
institutions as well as thirteen partner companies are participating in this
cutting edge research and training program which includes an innovative PhD
program, career development and intensive sociocultural care. Three embedded
existing Research Training Groups as well as twelve other cooperative research
projects are engaged to incorporate novel research areas to achieve a complete
view of microbial communication.

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