Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Reusch

Institution

GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

Contact

Vita

Education/Training

2002
Habilitation University Kiel in Ecology

1994
Dissertation Biological Oceanography, University Kiel

1991
Diploma in Biological Oceanography, University Kiel


Research Experience/Academic Appointments

since 2008
Full (W3) professor for Nekton Ecology at GEOMAR/University Kiel

2005 – 2008
Full (W3) professor for Plant Evolutionary Ecology at University Münster

2002 – 2005
Heisenberg-Fellow at Max-Planck Inst for Limnology, Plön

1999 – 2002
Research Scientist Max-Planck Inst for Limnology, Plön

1997 – 1999
Marie Curie-Fellow at University of Groningen, The Netherlands

1994 – 1996
Post-doc San Diego State University USA (DAAD and DFG)


Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

since 2012
Head of GEOMAR research division 3 “Marine Ecology”

since 2011
Member of executive board of excellence cluster “The Future Ocean”

since 2011
Member of steering committee IMPRS International Max-Planck Research School for Evolutionary Biology Kiel /Plön

since 2010
Member of steering committee SPP1399 “Host-Parasite Coevolution”

since 2009
Head of examination board Msc-curriculum “Biological Oceanography” at GEOMAR

2005 – 2008
Managing director of Institute for Evolution & Biodiversity Univ Münster

Research

Publications

2019

Evaluating the quorum quenching potential of bacteria associated to Aurelia aurita and Mnemiopsis leidyi

Prasse D, Weiland-Bräuer N, Jaspers C, Reusch TBH , Schmitz RA (2019) bioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/602268

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) bioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/601419

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

2017

Microbial contributions to the persistence of coral reefs.

Webster N S, Reusch T B H (2017); ISME J., doi: 10.1038/ismej.2017.66