Online Lecture Series 'Microbes and Environmental Chemistry'

Online Lecture Series “Microbes and Environmental Chemistry”

Thursday, 04. November 2021 // 16.00 - 18.00

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)

The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a series of lectures under the general motto "Science with Impact".

Within this series and in cooperation with the FU Berlin (Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy as well as Geosciences), BAM (Department Materials and the Environment) is organising a special lecture sequence:

Microbes and Environmental Chemistry: Invisible Actors in Planetary Change

Join us for a virtual trip around the world: on six Thursdays from 14 October to 18 November, always from 4 to 6pm. Six renowned international scientists will share their ground-breaking observations of processes on this planet. The spotlight is on interactions of living organisms and landscapes /materials as mediators of global change in all regions of the Earth.


04.11.2021 | Prof. Dr. Friedhelm von Blanckenburg: Does life drive rock weathering?

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences – Head of Section “Earth Surface Geochemistry”
Professor of the Geochemistry of the Earth Surface, Freie Universität Berlin



Prof. Dr. Anna A. Gorbushina
BAM & FU Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy & Geosciences

Prof. Dr. Matthias Rillig
FU Department of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy

Prof. Dr. Esther Schwarzenbach
FU Department of Geosciences


Further information and registration here.