Principal Investigator, Steering Committee

Prof. Dr. Ruth Anne Schmitz-Streit

Vita

Education/Training

2001
Habilitation in Microbiology and Genetics (Prof. Dr. Gerhard Gottschalk), Georg August-University of Göttingen

1990 – 1992
Doctoral student, Microbiology, Philipps-University Marburg (Prof. Dr. RK Thauer); Doctorate in Biology-Microbiology (summa cum laude)

1984 – 1989
Study of Biology, Philipps-University Marburg; Diploma in Biology


Research Experience/Academic Appointments

Since 2004
Professor (C4) „Allgemeine Mikrobiologie“ at the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel

2017
Science price city of Kiel

11/2015
Offer chair of the Institute of Microbiology and the center of archaea at the University in Regensburg (declined 8/2016)

2002 – 2005
Faculty member of the international MSc/PhD program “Molecular Biology”, Göttingen

1996 – 2004
Group leader, Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Georg August-University of Göttingen

1994 – 1996
Post-doctoral Fellow (Liebig-Fellowship, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie), Dept. of Plant and Mol. Biology University of California Berkeley, USA

1992 – 1993
Post-Doc, Philipps-University Marburg


Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

Since 2017
President of the German Society of Microbiology (VAAM)

Since 2016
Speaker of the DFG priority program SPP2002 (small proteins in Prokaryotes, an unknown world)

Since 2012
Vice chair of the DFG Review-Panel 204-01

Since 2008
Elected referee of the DFG Review-Panel 204-01 (Microbiology, Virology, Immunology)

Since 2007
Deputy-coordinator of the SFB 754, ‘Climate-biogeochemistry interaction in the tropical ocean’

Since 2007
Member (executive board) of the Excellence cluster ‘Future Ocean’, Kiel

Since 2007
Member (executive board) of ‘School of Ocean Sciences’, (ISOS), Kiel

Since 2006
Member of the Program committee of the network ‘Industrial Biotechnology North’

2013/2015
Vice-chair (2013) and Chair (2015) of the Gordon Research Conference ‘Archaea, Ecology, Metabolism and Molecular Biology’

2012-2016
Vice chair of the DFG Review-Panel 204-01

2008-2016
Elected referee of the DFG Review-Panel 204-01 (Microbiology, Virology, Immunology)

2002 – 2005
Member of the “Program committee of the MSc/PhD Program Molecular Biology”, Göttingen

2001 – 2004
Heisenberg-Fellowship (DFG)

1995
Ph.D. award (Philipps-University of Marburg)

1994 – 1996
Liebig Fellowship (Fonds der Chemischen Industrie)

1994
Ph.D. award (Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie VAAM)

1986 – 1989
Fellowship Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

Associated Research Groups

Prof. Dr. Ruth Anne Schmitz-Streit
Publications

Publications

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2020
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The native microbiome is crucial for offspring generation and fitness of Aurelia aurita

Weiland-Bräuer N, Pinnow N, Langfeldt D, Roik A, Güllert S, Chibani CM, Reusch TBH, Schmitz RA (2020) mBio 11(6) e02336-20. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02336-20

2020
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B-vitamin nutrition in the pea aphid-Buchnera symbiosis

Blow F, Bueno E, Clark N, Zhu TD, Chung SH, Güllert S, Schmitz RA, Douglas AE (2020) Journal of Insect Physiology. 126:104092. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2020.104092

2020
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Cultivable microbiota associated with Aurelia aurita and Mnemiopsis leidyi

Weiland-Bräuer N, Prasse D, Brauer A, Jaspers C, Reusch TBH, Schmitz RA (2020) MicrobiologyOpen. 9(9):e1094 doi: 10.1002/mbo3.1094  

2020
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Differences in the microbiota of native and non-indigenous gelatinous zooplankton organisms in a low saline environment

Jaspers C, Weiland-Bräuer N, Rühlemann MC, Baines JF, Schmitz RA, Reusch TBH (2020) Sci Total Environ. 734:139471. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139471

2019
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Microbiota differences of the comb jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi in native and invasive sub-populations

Jaspers C, Weiland-Bräuer N, Fischer M, Künzel S, Schmitz RA, Reusch TBH (2019) Front. Mar. Sci. 6: 635. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00635

2019
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Comparative analysis of amplicon and metagenomic sequencing methods reveals key features in the evolution of animal metaorganisms

Rausch P, Rühlemann M, Hermes BM, Doms S, Dagan T, Dierking K, Domin H, Fraune S, von Frieling J, Hentschel U, Heinsen F-A, Höppner M, Jahn MT, Jaspers C, Kissoyan KAB, Langfeldt D, Rehman A, Reusch TBH, Roeder T, Schmitz RA, Schulenburg H, Soluch R, Sommer F, Stukenbrock E, Weiland-Bräuer N, Rosenstiel P, Franke A, Bosch T, Baines JF (2019) Microbiome, doi: 10.1186/s40168-019-0743-1

2019
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Neutrality in the metaorganism

Sieber M, Pita L, Weiland-Bräuer N, Dirksen P, Wang J, Mortzfeld B, Franzenburg S, Schmitz RA, Baines JF, Fraune S, Hentschel U, Schulenburg H, Bosch TCG, Traulsen A (2019) PLoS Biol., DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000298

2019
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Potential role of host-derived quorum quenching in modulating bacterial colonization in the moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita

Weiland-Bräuer N, Pinnow N, Fischer MA, Schmitz RA (2019) Scientific Reports, 9(1), 34. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-37321-z

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

2016
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Combination of Bottom-up 2D-LC-MS and Semi-top-down GelFree-LC-MS Enhances Coverage of Proteome and Low Molecular Weight Short Open Reading Frame Encoded Peptides of the Archaeon Methanosarcina mazei.

Cassidy L, Prasse D, Linke D, Schmitz R A, Tholey A (2016)
J Proteome Res., 15(10):3773-3783. doi: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00569

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