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DFG Contacts

Stand: January 18, 2022

Dr. Regina Nickel

Programme Director
Life Sciences 2: Microbiology, Immunology, Neurosciences

E-Mail: Regina.Nickel@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2032
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn


Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

204-01   Metabolism, Biochemistry and Genetics of Microorganisms
204-02   Microbial Ecology and Applied Microbiology

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

204-03   Medical Microbiology and Mycology, Hygiene, Molecular Infection Biology
204-06   Parasitology and Biology of Tropical Infectious Disease Pathogens

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

1879 Nucleotide Second Messenger Signaling in Bacteria
2002 Small Proteins in Prokaryotes, an Unexplored World
2141 Much more than defence: the multiple functions and facets of CRISPR-Cas
2330 New concepts in prokaryotic virus-host interactions - from single cells to microbial communities

Research Units

2406 Proteogenomics of Marine Polysaccharide Utilization (POMPU)
2816 The Autotrophy-Heterotrophy Switch in Cyanobacteria: Coherent Decision-Making at Multiple Regulatory Layers

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2051 Balance of the Microverse

Collaborative Research Centres

900 Chronic Infections: Microbial Persistence and its Control
1127 Chemical Mediators in complex Biosystems

Research Training Groups

2341 Microbial Substrate Conversion (MiCon)