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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Urban greenery: not only trees are important

Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) conducted a multi-year empirical study to assess the impact of trees on city temperatures. Taking the city of Würzburg as an example, the researchers showed that vegetation...[more]

TUM@Freising | TUM@Freising returns to the Lindenkeller – Effects of climate change on nature

Annette Menzel, Professor of Ecoclimatology at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Weihenstephan, will talk about the effects of climate change on nature in a lecture. The lecture, which ist part of the TUM@Freising...[more]

Research | Flood risk reduction with multiple benefits: more space for the river

Ecological flood control, i.e. measures that restore floodplains, is effective, technically possible and economically efficient. Yet, this approach is not consistently implemented worldwide because of the high administrative and...[more]

Campus, Research | Julia Steinhoff-Wagner is new Professor for Animal Nutrition and Metabolism

Julia Steinhoff-Wagner started doing research and teaching at the TUM School of Life Sciences in April this year. Her degree work was on the topic of development and health of newborn calves and piglets in relation to milk...[more]

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TUM Postdoc Workshops & Talks, Summer Term 22

TUM Postdoc Workshops & Talks

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Colloquium Molecular Mechanisms of Agronomic Traits

Colloquium Molecular Mechanisms of Agronomic Traits

  • Prof. Dr. Remco Offringa (Leiden University, NL)
  • Plant rejuvenation: AT-hook transcription factors as key regulators of life history traits.

Host: Prof. Dr. Claus Schwechheimer

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Bridge-to-Innovation Grant
  • for TUM Researchers
  • TUM ForTe has developed a new instrument to support entrepreneurship in the area of food, nutrition and agriculture.

Deadline 31 May 2022

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