13.10.2016 – ICBM

Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity approved

"One of the biggest successes for the University of Oldenburg" (from left to right): University president Hans Michael Piper and the lead applicants in charge Helmut Hillebrand (ICBM) and Thomas Brey (AWI) are pleased with the decision of the Helmholtz senate. Photo: Lukas Lehmann / University of Oldenburg

 

Big success for Prof. Dr. Helmut Hillebrandt, head of the working group Planktology at the  Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM): At the University of Oldenburg the Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity will be set up beginning in 2017. This has  recently been agreed to by the senate of the Helmholtz society. Hillebrandt and Prof. Dr. Thomas Brey, Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, jointly have been  the lead applicants in charge for this project. Hillebrandt will be the director of the new institute.

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