Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Tal Dagan

Institution

Kiel University Institute for General Microbiology

Contact

Vita

Education/Training

2005 – 2011
Habilitation in Microbiology, Heinrich-Heine-University (HHU) Düsseldorf

2001 – 2005
PhD in Molecular Evolution, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

1999 – 2000
MSc in Molecular Evolution, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

1996 – 1998
BSc in Biology, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

1990 – 1995
Programmer, Israeli Defense Force


Research Experience/Academic Appointments

since 2013
Professor (W3) of Genomic Microbiology, CAU Kiel

2012 – 2013
Professor (W2) of Genomic Microbiology, HHU Düsseldorf

2011 – 2012
Research fellow, Institute of Molecular Evolution, HHU Düsseldorf

2005 – 2011
Research assistant, Institute of Molecular Evolution, HHU Düsseldorf


Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

2013
Best Habilitation prize, HHU Düsseldorf

since 2012
Associate editor in Genome Biology and Evolution

2012
Grantee of the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant

2010
Ulrich-Hadding Prize, BMFZ, HHU Düsseldorf

Research

Publications

2018

Carrying capacity and colonization dynamics of Curvibacter in the Hydra host habitat

Wein T, Dagan T, Fraune S, Bosch TCG, Reusch TBH and Hülter NF (2018) Front. Microbiol.https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.00443

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