Welcome new group member: Veer Singh


Veer Vikram Singh has joined EDGE as a Ph.D. student in August 2021. He will work with Stephan Kraemer, Richard Kimber, and Naresh Kumar towards understanding the underlying mechanisms of DNA interaction with Minerals surfaces. He is a part of the University of Vienna funded research platform MINERVA (Mineralogical Preservation of the Human Biome from the Depth of Time) that focuses on potential ancient-DNA recovery from the mineral surface in relevant environments. Veer has received his M.Sc. degree in Applied Geology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, where he worked on the geochemical characterization of montmorillonite obtained from the bole beds of Deccan Volcanic Province to understand the origin of bole beds.

Latest lecture series

Microbial metabolites for metal scavenging, defense, and signaling

Prof. Dr. Thomas Böttcher
Department of Biological Chemistry, Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science, University of Vienna, Austria
17:00 h

A Silent Killer: An under-recognized contaminant and driver of contaminant cycles

Prof. Dr. Samantha Ying
Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California-Riverside, USA
17:00 h

Opening the river bioreactor blackbox: Considering chemical diversity of natural organic matter in river networks

Prof. Dr. Gabriel Singer
Department of Ecology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
17:00 h