•    Fungal taxonomy/isolation and identification of strains
•    Cultivation of microorganisms
•    Test system development, evaluation and conduction (in vitro/in vivo)
•    Isolation, purification and identification of natural products
•    Search for new lead compounds/structures
•    Search for new proteins/enzymes
•    Homologous and heterologous expression of proteins
•    Purification and identification of proteins
•    Mode of action studies: Identification of cellular and molecular targets of new compounds