iDiv is a central facility of the Leipzig University within the meaning of Section 92 (1) of the Act on Academic Freedom in Higher Education in Saxony (Sächsisches Hoch-schulfreiheitsgesetz, SächsHSFG). It is run together with the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, as well as in cooperation with the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ.
The following non-university research institutions are involved as cooperation partners: the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry (MPI BGC), the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology (MPI CE), the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI EVA), the Leibniz Institute DSMZ–German Collection of Micro¬organisms and Cell Cultures, the Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB), the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) and the Leibniz Institute Senckenberg Museum of Natural History Görlitz (SMNG).
German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig
Deutscher Platz 5e
The research centre of the German Research Foundation iDiv is represented by the board of directors.
Prof. Dr. Christian Wirth (responsible in terms of media law)
Prof. Dr. Kirsten Küsel,
Prof. Dr. Helge Bruelheide,
Prof. Dr. François Buscot
Dr. Volker Hahn, Press and Public Relations, iDiv
Dr. Rebecca Thier-Lange, Scientific Coordinator
Dr. Friederike Heinze, Scientific Coordinator
zwonull media – Büro für Kommunikation
Klarmann, Nowatius und Thurm GbR
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