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

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