Life Sciences at the Weihenstephan Campus

The Technical University of Munich has concentrated its expertise in life sciences in the TUM School of Life Sciences at the modern Weihenstephan campus in Freising. From molecules to plants and animals to ecosystems and landscapes, Molecular Life Sciences, Life Science Systems and Life Science Engineering are explored and taught under the motto “One Health”.

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News

Research highlights at TUM: The science magazine "Faszination Forschung"

Read the new magazin "Faszination Forschung".

Every six months, the scientific magazine "Fascination Research" of the Technische Universität München offers interesting insights into the scientific world of our university. The current issue No. 24 focuses on "Nutrition and...[more]

Flavor research for consumer protection - Flavorings containing benzaldehyde can develop benzene under the influence of light

[Translate to english:] Aromaforschung für den Verbraucherschutz

In 2013, the Stiftung Warentest found harmful benzene in drinks with cherry flavor. But how did the substance get into the drinks? Was the source benzaldehyde, an essential component of the cherry flavoring? And if so, how could...[more]

Rainforests absorb less CO2 - bioscientist warns against an acceleration of climate change

The rainforest suffers from climate change.

Tropical forests provide medicine, food, shelter and water for people and currently play a major role as a carbon sink by removing anthropogenic carbon emissions from the atmosphere and storing it in their biomass . Rainforests...[more]

A molecular map for the plant sciences - First comprehensive map of the proteome of the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana

Plants are essential for life on earth. They provide food for essentially all organisms, oxygen for breathing, and they regulate the climate of the planet. Proteins play a key role in controlling all aspects of life including...[more]

Events

IKOM Life Science Career Forum

Find suitable jobs or internships at home and abroad at the IKOM Life Science Career Forum!

9:30-16:00 h at TUM Campus Weihenstephan:
Zentrales Hörsaalgebäude, Maximus-von-Imhof Forum 6
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Events on Campus Freising

TUM@Freising Lecture on June 16, 2020

TUM@Freising - Science Explained for Everyone

Science Explained for Everyone -  the TUM@Freising lecture series takes place at the Lindenkeller in Freising. Save the date for the next event!