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Matthias Labrenz - CV

1988 - 1995                           

Study of biology at the Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel



Masters at the Department of  General Microbiology, Kiel.

Title: "Influence of microorganisms on the iron transport in a podzole".


1995 - 1999                           

PhD thesis at the Institute for General Microbiology, Kiel.

Title: "Characterization of specific antarctic bacteria: ecological demands of strains isolated from a hypersaline lake, and investigations on the identification of potential anthropogenic soil isolates".



Post doctoral research associate at the University of Wisconsin (USA), Dept. of Geology and Geophysics



Post doctoral research associate at the German Research Centre for Biotechnology (Braunschweig)


Since 2003

Senior scientist at the Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research (IOW)


October 2008

University of Rostock

Habilitation in Microbiology: “Microbes and microbial lifestyles within unusual environments”



University of Rostock

Venia Legendi in Microbiology



Head of the working group "Environmental Microbiology"