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


Interested in joining our group as PhD student after browsing our homepage? Please 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!