active grants market in “bold:

Grants in 2013:

DFG grant für one PostDoc; KA-2 Diatoms (2013-2016)

Grants in 2012:

DFG grant UL169-6, “Molecular characterization of the aggregrate formation-inducing interaction between Marinobacter adhaerens HP15 and the
diatom, Thalassiosira weissflogii” (2012-2015)

Stiftung Bremer Rhododendronpark, „Biomedizinische Pflanzensubstanzen” (2012-2014)

Grants in 2011:

Alexander-von-Humboldt: “Alginate production in mangrove-associated bacteria”, Postdoc plus consumables (2011)

DAAD-Stipend: Amna Mehmood, Afghanistan (2011-2014)

DAAD-Stipend: Desalegne Abebew, Ethiopia (2011-2014)

Grants in 2010:

Bundesministerium für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung (BLE), Role of autoinducers in the plant pathogen Erwinia amylovora (2010)

OHB Bremen, Industry cooperation, Molecular analysis of the survial of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii on micro-ceramics surfaces during space flight (2010)

DAAD, Molecular dissection of levansucrase secretion in Pseudomonas syringae (2010)

Grants in 2009:

DFG grant (UL169/5-1), ‘Transcriptional regulation, differential secretion, and eco-physiological functions of levansucrase in the plant pathogen, Pseudomonas syringae’, one postdoctoral fellow and one graduate student (2009-2012)

Helmholtz Foundation (POLMAR-MU2009), ‘Carbon dioxide fixation by diatoms in association with heterotrophic bacteria’, (2009)

Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Nutrition – BLE (06HS033), Autoinduktoren in der Pathogenese von Erwinia amylovora und deren Rolle für die Bekämpfung des Feuerbrandes’, extension of grant, (2009)

Max Planck Society, ‚Molecular Microbiology Teaching’

Former grants:

Volkswagen-Stiftung grant I/83 854 “Biological control of Erwinia amylovora causing fire blight of rosaceous plants native for Central Asia”, one graduate student and one exchange research associate, Cooperation project with National University of Uzbekistan, Tashkent (2008-2011) – Decision pending.

Bundesministerium für Landwirtschaft, Ernährung und Verbraucherschutz (BLE) grant 06HS033 “ Autoinducers in pathogenicity of Erwinia amylovora and their potential use for fighting fire blight“, one postdoctoral fellow (2007-2010)

Bremer Innovationsgesellschaft (BiG) grant BIG-PFAU VE0082B “Antimikrobielle Ausrüstung von medizinischen Implantaten gegen Biofilmbildung“, one postdoctoral fellow (2007-2009)

Volkswagen-Stiftung, support for Summer school „Transport Across Membranes“(July 2007)

Cooperation agreement with Bio-Gate GmbH “Molecular analysis of the influence of nano-structured silver in polymer surfaces on biofilm-producing microorganisms”, one graduate student (2006-2009)

DAAD Graduate student fellowship grant “Identification of plant-borne inhibitors of multidrug efflux-mediated resistance in the fire blight pathogen, Erwinia amylovora”, one graduate student (2005-2008)

Marie Curie Early Training Stage grant (EU) “Molecular analysis of the thermo-responsive secretion mechanism for two alleles of levansucrase in Pseudomonas syringae”, one graduate student (2005-2008)

DFG grant UL 169/4-1 “Genome-wide analysis of multidrug efflux in the plant-pathogenic bacterium Pseudomonas syringae”, one graduate student (2005-2008)

DAAD Short-term Lectureship for teaching at Jawaharalal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (February 2004)

EPD South African – Europe Cooperation grant IYRREV001 “Transcriptional analysis of agarase gene expression in Pseudoalteromonas gracilis, a pathogen of red algae”, one postdoctoral fellow and traveling costs (2003-2004)

DFG grant UL 169/3-1/3-2 “Dissection of the temperature-sensing mechanism of the histidine protein kinase CorS from Pseudomonas syringae”, one postdoctoral fellow and one graduate student (2002-2005)

DFG grant UL 169/2-1/2-3 “Molecular analysis of the antagonistic mechanisms within the interaction between Pseudomonas syringae strains inhabitating soybean leaf surfaces “ Co-PI: Dr. Beate Völksch, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, one graduate student for MU, one for BV (2002-2006)

BMBF grant 21P2059 for the grant focus „BioMonitor“, one graduate student (1999-2002)

DFG grant for the special research focus SFB 395 „Catalytic abilities and adaptation processes in soil microorganisms“, one graduate student (1999-2001)

Grant of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (IV-1-7108-KAN/1054291), one postdoctoral fellow (1998-1999)

DFG grant UL 169/1-1 within the research pool „Molecular analysis of regulatory networks in bacteria“ (1998-2000), one graduate student (1998-2000)

DFG grant for the graduate college „Enzyme Chemistry“, one graduate student (1997-2000)