The Stocker Lab

Who We Are

We are a passionate team of interdisciplinary scientists using cutting-edge tools from engineering and biology to advance knowledge and solutions to environmental challenges

Our Vision

In the Stocker lab, we spy on the lives of aquatic organisms. We specialise in the use of imaging to capture and quantify organismal behaviour, from microorganisms to fish, which we study by developing dedicated technology, including microfluidics.

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Led by Eleonora Secchi Biofilms are consortia of bacteria that grow on surfaces, embedded in a self-secreted polymeric matrix. The matrix distinguishes the…

Microbial Ecosystems

The biogeochemical transformations and ecosystem functions of the oceans are governed by the activities and interactions of marine microbial communities. For instance, microbial…


Led by Jonasz Słomka Microbial communities impact human health, global biogeochemical cycles, and plant growth. Properties of microbial communities emerge from the interactions…


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