Seminars of the Focus Area Complex Systems

Prof. Dr. C. Beta, Prof. Dr. K. Dethloff, Prof. Dr. R. Engbert, Prof. Dr. M. Holschneider, Prof. Dr. W. Huisinga, Prof. Dr. Ralf Metzler, Prof. Dr. A. Pikovsky, Prof. Dr. S. Reich, Prof. Dr. M. Rosenblum, Prof. Dr. G. Rüdiger, Prof. Dr. T. Scheffer, Prof. Dr. F. Scherbaum, Prof. Dr. J. Selbig, Prof. Dr. F. Spahn


Speaker: Kai Thormann, Institut für Mikrobiologie und Molekularbiologie, Universität Giessen

Title: Upgrading bacterial motility * Joint Event: Colloquium on Complex and Biological Systems / Seminar of the GRK 1558

Time: Fri, Dec 12, 2014, 10:15am

Place: bldg 28, room 0.108

In nature, the majority of bacteria are found in surface associated communities which are now commonly referred to as biofilms. Compared to the planktonic life style, cells within such communities exhibit a number of different properties. The most striking difference is an elevated resistance to various environmental perturbations, such as nutrient shifts, exposition to biocides and antibiotics, and predatory assaults. The close proximity of bacteria leads to a wide range of spatial microenvironments and cell-cell-interactions, whose complexity we are only just beginning to understand.

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