Principal Investigator, Steering Committee

Prof. Dr. Ute Hentschel Humeida

Institution

GEOMAR – Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Research Division 3: Marine Ecology
Vita

Education/Training

2004
Habilitation in Microbiology, University of Würzburg

1989-1994
Graduate studies in Marine Biology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, USA and Ph.D. Degree

1986-1988
Undergraduate studies in Biology at the University of Hannover and Bachelor’s Degree (Vordiplom)


Research Experience/Academic Appointments

Since 2015
Professor (W3) for Marine Microbiology and Head of Research Unit Marine Symbioses, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

2008-2015
Professor (W2) for Chemical and Microbial Ecology, University of Würzburg

2004-2009
Young Investigator Group Leader, Research Center for Infectious Diseases, University of Würzburg

1998-2003
Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Molecular Infection Biology, University of Würzburg

1995-1997
Postdoctoral fellow at the Dept. of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, UC Santa Barbara, USA


Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

Since 2017
Member Women’s Executive Board (WEB) GEOMAR

Since 2016
Steering Committee CRC 1182 Origin and Function of Metaorganisms

2019
Member of the Biodiversity-Expert Group on the Topic „Seas and Oceans“; Round Table of the German Federal Government on „Internationalisation of Education, Science and Research“

2017, 2019
Vice-Chair (2017) and chair (2019) of the Gordon Conference “Animal-Microbe Symbioses”, Mt. Snow, VT, USA

2017
Scientific Advisory Board “10th World Sponge Conference”, Galway, Ireland

2016
Frontiers in Microbiology Research Topic: “Experimental models in animal -associated microbiota” (Brucker, Bosch, Hentschel, editors)

2013
Member Helmholtz Review Panel POF “Oceans

2009-2017
VAAM-group leader “Symbiotic Interactions”

Associated Research Groups

Institutions & Partners

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