Welcome to the Astrobiology Research Group!

The focus of our research is planetary habitability and astrobiology. Our goal is to understand habitable environments on Earth and beyond, and to develop life detection instrumentation for past and present life. Our research group is led by Prof. Dr. Dirk Schulze-Makuch and our project group leaders Dr. Janosch Schirmack, Dr. Jacob Heinz, Max Riekeles, Felix Arens, and Christof Sager.

For further information on our research, please check out the descriptions of our recent subprojects BRINES, BALMAC and Microbial Motility, as well as our publication list.