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FLI_Additional 5 Million Euro Funding for Aging Research in Jena
The Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in Jena, Germany, was approved 5 million EUR additional funding by the German Joint Science Conference (Gemeinsame Wissenschaftskonferenz, GWK), which thus implemented a proposal by the Senate of the German Leibniz Association. The funding is to be used to build up a new research focus on “Microbiome and Aging” at the Institute. In parallel, a recruitment effort to fill an associated tenured W3-professorship has already been initiated.  more...
 
Fraunhofer IOF_ILA 2018: Direct bonding of diffraction gratings and prisms for earth observation
Experts from the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering
IOF in Jena are able for the first time to connect compact prism grid systems
by direct bonding permanently and without adhesives. The technology is
particularly suitable for precision optics in vacuum and has been tested for
space use. more...
 
MPI-CE_Scientists identify specialized brain areas for feeding and egg-laying in hawkmoths
The search for food is linked to other areas in the olfactory center of female tobacco hawkmoths (Manduca sexta) than the search for plants to best lay eggs, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, found. The scientists used 80 environmental odors that are ecologically relevant for Manduca sexta and showed where these odors are processed in the moths’ brains. The study confirmed that activity in specific areas in the antennal lobe of the insects correlates with feeding behavior, whereas activity in other areas is related to egg-laying. (Cell Reports, doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.01.082, February 2018) more...
 
 
 
 
BEUTENBERG CAMPUS JENA e.V.
The Beutenberg Campus Jena e.V. is a registered association. It reflects the respective interests of the institutions assembled on the Beutenberg, a hill near Jena which boasts major research establishments, a couple of start-up centres, and an operating unit providing services. This setup is to ensure that the scientific and technological synergy that has been developed can be utilised by all members of this conglomerate.

Board meeting of the Campus Association, Beutenberg Campus Jena e.V.
The next board meeting is planned for March, 2017 in the Abbe Center Building at the Beutenberg Campus.

Forsche Schüler Tag
Every year the Beutenberg Campus invites schoolchildren to a research day where they can get to know the scientists’ working world. The invitation is parallel to Girls’ Day.
With the 'Forsche Schüler' project, 'School Scientists' from the 8th year onwards can look behind the scenes of research and ‘try out’ science. Schoolchildren can choose from a multitude of offers in the physical and life sciences, exactly in keeping with the campus motto ‘Life Science meets Physics’. Beutenberg’s many institutes offer taster workshops allowing schoolchildren to do experiments and discover science for themselves.

Forsche Schüler
NOBLE TALKS
The next event in the "Noble Talks" series will be organised on December 01, 2016, 17:00 in the Abbe Center Building at the Beutenberg Campus. The speaker is Prof. Dr. Karsten Danzmann, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Hannover/Potsdam.


Campus Map and Portrayal of Individual Institutes
Click here for an enlarged map. Detailed information on individual institutes can be found here...