• Research platform MetaBac of the University of Vienna

  • We combine metagenomics, metatranscriptomics, and metabolomics

    to study secondary metabolite synthesis in host-associated and environmental microbiomes

  • We cultivate microorganisms and establish defined communities for secondary metabolite production

    We identify and characterize produced secondary metabolites

MetaBac News

  • Stanislava Kralova receives Marie Sklodowska Curie Postdoc fellowship


    Stanislava was awarded a highly competive, 2-year Marie Sklodowska Curie Postdoc fellowship from the European Commission. She also receives funding for an extra year from the University of Viennna as one of the 10 ...

  • Bacterial isolates recovered from Cristatella mucedo


    Using various nutrient media, several hundred bacterial isolates have been recovered from a macerated sample of Cristatella mucedo. Molecular taxonomy of the isolates to reveal which bacterial genus they belong ...

  • Sampling of the bryozoan Cristatella mucedo


    August 5, 2020. Sampling of the bryozoan Cristatella mucedo along with the sediment and water was done by Andrey Ostrovsky, Inmaculada Tocino Márquez and Chris Wawrosch at the Laxenburg ponds