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Here you will find information about Research groups in the PathoGenoMics fields from the ERA-NET partner countries (Austria, Finland, France, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain).
This information is supposed to support cooperation between researchers from different European countries
and thus enhance the development of a European Research Area for PathoGenoMics .


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  • Special techniques applied by the researcher
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Name: Prof. Dr. Scherer, Siegfried
Address: Weihenstephaner Berg 3
Institution: Techn. Universität München, Zentralinstitut für Ernährung u. Lebensmittelforschung, Abt. Mikrobiologie
City: Freising Zip: D-85354
Country: Germany Phone: +49-8161/ 71 3516
    Fax: +49-8161/ 71 4512


Research Topics:
Functional genomics and ecology of foodborne pathogens, Pathogenesis and toxin production of Bacillus cereus, Taxonomy and identification of food borne bacteria and yeast by Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy.


Organisms studied:
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Yersinia enterocolitica


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