Principal Investigator

Dr. Tim Lachnit

Vita

Education/Training

2007 – 2010
PhD degree at Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg

1999 – 2005
Studies in Biology, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel


Research Experience/Academic Appointments

Since 2014
Research scientist, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel

2011-2014
Research scientist, Centre for Marine Bio-Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

2010-2011
Research scientist, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel

2005-2006
Research associate, Geomar-Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel


Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

2018
Founder of the internet platform WISSAY for public outreach in science

2018
Initiator of the Joint academic virus seminar JAVIS

2016
Volkswagen Foundation ‘Experiment! In search of bold research ideas’

2014
DFG reintegration grant

2012
FSC grant: ‘Emerging viral infections in a widespread ecosystem engineer’

2012
Faculty of Science Interdisciplinary Research Grant

2011
DFG research fellowship

 

Associated Research Groups

Dr. Tim Lachnit
Publications

Publications

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2021
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Lifestyle of sponge symbiont phages by host prediction and correlative microscopy

Jahn MT, Lachnit T, Markert SM, Stigloher C, Pita L, Ribes M, Dutilh BE, Hentschel U (2021) ISME J. doi: 10.1038/s41396-021-00900-6

2019
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A phage protein aids bacterial symbionts in eukaryote immune evasion

Jahn MT, Arkhipova K, Markert SM, Stigloher C, Lachnit T, Pita L, Kupczok A, Ribes M, Stengel ST, Rosenstiel P, Dutilh BE, Hentschel U (2019) Cell Host & Microbe, doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2019.08.019

2019
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Exposure of the host-associated microbiome to nutrient-rich conditions may lead to dysbiosis and disease development – an evolutionary perspective.

Lachnit T, Bosch TCG, Deines P (2019) mBio (Opinion article); 10:3, e00355-19, 1-8, doi: 10.1128/mBio.00355-19

2018
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Metaorganisms in extreme environments: do microbes play a role in organismal adaptation?

Bang C, Dagan T, Deines P, Dubilier N, Duschl W J, Fraune S, Hentschel U, Hirt H, Hülter N, Lachnit T, Picazo D, Galan P L, Pogoreutz C, Rädecker N, Saad M M, Schmitz R A, Schulenburg H, Voolstra C R, Weiland-Bräuer N, Ziegler M, Bosch T C G (2018); Zoology, doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2018.02.004

2017
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Temperate phages as self-replicating weapons in bacterial competition.

Li XY, Lachnit T, Fraune S, Bosch T C G, Traulsen A, Sieber M (2017); J R Soc Interface, 14(137). doi: 10.1098/rsif.2017.0563

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