Biochemikerin Birte Höcker

"Our generative AI speaks the language of proteins"

Biochemist Birte Höcker from the University of Bayreuth uses artificial intelligence to create customized proteins. In this interview, she talks about the potential of language models, which work much like ChatGPT, for the development of completely new biomolecules.  

Researcher Profiles

Birgit Lewandowski

Networking for the bioeconomy

For Birgit Lewandowski, uniting technology and sustainability is a matter close to her heart. On the board of the Biotechnologie-Förderverein IBB, the landscape ecologist with Viennese charm wants to establish a strong network for the bioeconomy.

Nadja Henke

Bacteria as pigment factories

Systems biologist Nadja Alina Henke uses bacteria as cell factories to produce the red pigment astaxanthin. Now, the 28-year-old hopes to bring the process to market with her start-up company Bicomer.