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Viral Ecology and Omics

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Welcome to the VEO website

We are the Viral Ecology and Omics (VEO) Group - a multi-disciplinary and international group of scientists, and part of the Cluster of Excellence "Balance of the Microverse"External link at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena.

The VEO Group is grateful for funding and support from:

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Transcontinental phage quest: Susie Grigson explores our VEO Group, Tina Hauptfeld ventures into the FAME lab in Adelaide, Australia
Tina and Susie meeting at the Frankfurt Airport
Image: Tina Hauptfeld
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29 February – 1 March 2024 in Auditorium, Fürstengraben 1, 07743 Jena (city of One Tower, Thuringian Shire)
Mittelerde Meeting 2024
Image: Pilleriin Peets
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Like the 1,300-year-old phage genome almost identical to its current-day relative or the excitement of publishing one’s research!
Piotr in front of his computer with 2 phages
Image: Annegret Günther-Mitsching
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Angela Muraya conducted a giant experiment, harvesting plant material from over two hundred plants!
Angela and Marcel harvesting plants
Image: Bas E. Dutilh
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In autum 2022, development work began on the site for the new microverse building in Rosalind Franklin Street, which is scheduled to be ready for occupancy at the end of 2024.
Drone photo of the MCJ construction site from Wednesday, 08.11.2023
Image: IHB Fritsche
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Scientists from the VEO Group, Jena and the Molecular Virology Group at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland meet to exchange ideas.
Susie giving a lecture for students in Poznan
Image: Andrzej Zieleziński