Welcome to the Unit of Soil Ecology

Head: Prof. Dr. Ursula B. Priefer

Research in our group focuses on genetics of Rhizobia, molecular ecology of soil bacteria, and biofilm formation on soil surfaces. The unit is responsible for theoretical and practical teaching activities in soil ecology and the group also participates in teaching of genetics, botany and ecology.

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Prof. Dr. Ursula B. Priefer
RWTH Aachen
Institute for Biology I – Unit of Soil Ecology
Worringer Weg 1, D-52056 Aachen – Germany
Telephone: +49-241-8026644
Fax: +49-241-8022637
E-Mail: priefer(at)bio1.rwth-aachen.de