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Katharina Kesy

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Address:
Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research
Seestrasse 15
D-18119 Rostock
Germany
Phone:
+49 381 5197 272
Fax:
+49 381 5197 440
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Research interests

I focus on the differences between the microbial communities that colonize microplastic
particles from the Baltic Sea. My special interest lies in the characterization of the microbial assemblage and their diversity using molecular methods.

 

Peer-reviewed Publications

Katharina Kesy, Alexander Hentzsch, Franziska Klaeger, Sonja Oberbeckmann, Stephanie Mothes and Matthias Labrenz (2017). Fate and stability of polyamide-associated bacterial assemblages after their passage through the digestive tract of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis. Marine Pollution Bulletin 125: 132-138, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.08.016
 
 
Katharina Kesy, Sonja Oberbeckmann, Felix Müller and Matthias Labrenz (2016). Polystyrene influences bacterial assemblages in Arenicola marina-populated aquatic environments in vitro. Environmental Pollution 219: 219-227. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.10.032
 
 
Jannes Landschoff, Dagmar Lackschewitz, Katharina Kesy and Karsten Reise (2013). Globalization pressure and habitat change: Pacific rocky shore crabs invade armored shorelines in the Atlantic Wadden Sea. Aquatic Invasions. 8: 77-87.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3391/ai.2013.8.1.09

Not peer-reviewed Publications

Sonja Oberbeckmann, Katharina Kesy, Bernd Kreikemeyer and Matthias Labrenz (2017). Hitchhiking microorganisms on microplastics in the Baltic Sea. In: MICRO 2016: fate and impact of microplastics in marine ecosystems: from coastline to the open sea. Amsterdam: Elsevier: 72, 978-012-812271-6

Talks

Katharina Kesy, Sonja Oberbeckmann, Felix Müller, Franziska Klaeger, Alexander Hentzsch, Stephanie Mothes and Matthias Labrenz (2017). The fate and stability of the microplastic-associated bacterial assemblages after passing the gut of marine invertebrates. ASLO Aquatic Science Meeting – American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Honolulu, Hawai’i, USA
 
 
Katharina Kesy, Sonja Oberbeckmann, Felix Müller, Franziska Klaeger, Alexander Hentzsch, Stephanie Mothes and Matthias Labrenz (2017). The fate and stability of bacterial biofilms on microplastics after passing the gut of invertebrates living in the Baltic Sea. BSSC 2017 – 11th Baltic Sea Science Congress, Rostock, Germany

Posters

Katharina Kesy, Franziska Klaeger, Sonja Oberbeckmann, Alexander Hentzsch, Stephanie Mothes and Matthias Labrenz (2017). Fate and stability of bacterial biofilms on microplastics after passage through the gut of the filter-feeding bivalve Mytilus edulis. SAME15 – 15th Symposium on Aquatic Microbial Ecology, Zagreb, Croatia