“Climate change is a disability rights issue”

In a high-profile Letter in Science, University of Konstanz climate scientist and ecologist Dr Aleksandra Kosanic, an Associate Fellow of the University of Konstanz’s Zukunftskolleg, draws attention to the fact that disabled populations have, until now, been absent from international conversations about climate change and its impact.

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CRC 969 successful again

As the German Research Foundation (DFG) announced on Monday, 25 November 2019, Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 969 “Chemical and Biological Principles of Cellular Proteostasis”, which has been funded at the University of Konstanz since 2012, has been approved for its third funding period, which will last until the end of 2023.

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Coordination through communication

Humboldt Research Fellowship for University of Konstanz biologist: Behavioural ecologist Dr Vlad Demartsev from Tel Aviv University, Israel, is granted a prestigious Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers that enables him to continue his work in Dr Ariana Strandburg-Peshkin’s Gips Schüle Research Group on Communication and Collective Movement, based at the Department of Biology.

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Rivalen im Immunsystem: Die beiden Ubiquitin-ähnlichen Modifikatoren FAT10 und SUMO konkurrieren um denselben Aktivator. Bild: Universität Konstanz

Rivalen im Immunsystem

Rivalität zwischen zwei Ubiquitin-ähnlichen Modifikatoren: Biologen der Universität Konstanz und des Biotechnologie-Instituts Thurgau entdecken überraschenden Mechanismus der Immunabwehr

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