Applied Microbiology


Allocation of S module slots for the Chair of Applied Microbiology for the winter semester 2023

The next allocation of slots for S modules will take place on December 19, 2023 at 12:30 in ND 6/131. Registration forms can be downloaded below and must be submitted via email by December 15, 2023.

Registration Form   (106.1 kB)

Current seminar schedule for the seminar "Current Topics in Microbial and Molecular Biology"

Seminar schedule


Plasmas aid in wound healing, cancer therapy and pollutant degradation

Julia Bandow, Professor for Applied Microbiology, discusses the future use of plasmas in biological applications.

 Photography: © Damian Gorczany

“That was a fairly crazy idea”

Plasmas usually have destructive effects on enzymes. Here, they supply an enzyme with a building block for biocatalysis at the push of a button.

 Photography: © Damian Gorczany

Center for system-based antibiotic research (CESAR) to be established in Bochum

The search is on for structurally new active substances that can be used to combat multidrug-resistant pathogens.

Photography: © RUB, Kramer

How bacteria protect themselves against plasma treatment (in German only)

Plasmas are used, for example, in wound treatment against pathogens that are resistant to antibiotics. But bacteria may fight back.

Photography: © Daniel Sadrowski

Proteomic profiling reveals innovation potential of new antibiotics

The RUB research team intends to use proteomics to accelerate the development of new drugs.

Photography: © RUB, Marquard

Antibiotics from the bacterial world

Experts are convinced that there are undetected antibiotic substances awaiting discovery. They are getting ready to find them.

 Photography: © Damian Gorczany

University Professor

Prof. Dr. Julia Bandow


Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Applied Microbiology
Verena Banach
Universitätsstr. 150
NDEF 04/589b
44780 Bochum

Office hours:
Consultation hour by appointment

Tel : +49 234 32-29834