Welcome to the homepage of the Junior Research Group Spider Silk! If you are interested in our research, feel free to browse the homepage and/or to contact us.
P.s. wir sprechen ebenfalls Deutsch, auch wenn die Homepage auf Englisch ist
Our group is seeking a new PhD student, interested in cribellate spiders, adhesion, biomimetics, functional morphology and especially antiadhesion towards nanofibers. Starting date will be the 1st October 2019. For more information, please follow the link below or contact Anna-Christin Joel
Margret Weißbach and Anna-Christin Joel published a review in Integrative & Comparative Biology:
Same principles but different purposes: passive fluid handling throughout the animal kingdom
Margret Weißbach and Anna-Christin Joel are shown in the News, attending the international congress of arachnology in Christchurch (NZ). Check out 1 news now.
Anna-Christin Joel was interviewed by Laura Rohrbeck from the WDR.
Margret Weißbach won the second prize presenting her poster “Biological processing of fibres: How the spider’s spinneret morphology influences the complex shape of cribellate capture threads” at the Phylogenetic Symposium in Tübingen.
Margret Weißbach got a RWTH Scholarship for her Doctoral Studies. Congrats and welcome to the team!