top of page

Our Actual and Former Research Projects


Fungal Chitosan II

Duration: 01.08.2019 to 31.07.2022

Project: FFG Bridge 1 (#874814)

In our previous work, we established the filamentous fungus as an efficient cell factory to produce and extract chitosan at a commercial scale without ecological conflicts. This was accomplished by modulating the gene expression [...]


Fungal Chitosan I

Duration: 01.04.2016 to 31.03.2019

Project: Bridge Early Stage FFG


Our economic and ecological future depends on the development of renewable and sustainable products. Due to its bioactivity and biocompatibility chitin is an immensely attractive natural source for the chemical and pharmaceutical [...]

cell wall hp.tif

FWF Elise Richter Fellowship

Duration: 15.09.2016 to 14.12.2020

Project: FWF V-499


“Dissecting functional roles of different chitin synthases in Trichoderma atroviride“ 



Duration: 01.07.2021 to 31.07.2025

P 34669 Einzelprojekte

project lead


decision board



“Dynamic Cell Wall Architecture in Trichoderma Mycoparasitism“ 

bottom of page