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

2019

Higher stochasticity of microbiota composition in seedlings of domesticated wheat compared to wild wheat

Ozkurt E, Hassani M A, Sesiz U, Kuenzel S, Dagan T, Ozkan H, Stukenbrock E (2019) BioRxiv doi: 10.1101/685164

Currency, Exchange, and Inheritance in the Evolution of Symbiosis

Wein T, Romero Picazo D, Blow F, Woehle C, Jami E, Reusch TBH, Martin WF, Dagan T (2019) Trends in Microbiology doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2019.05.010

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