Former Group members

Without the enthusiastic work and ambition of the former members of this research laboratory, the great progress in science would not have been possible.


Ingrid Torres Monroy (PhD Thesis in 2013)
In situ gene expression analysis in Marinobacter adhaerens interacting with diatom cells

Desalegne Abebew Syit (PhD student in 2013)
Marinobacter adhaerens HP15 interacting with diatom Thalassiosira weissflogii

Dr. San San Yu (Guestscientist 2012/2013)
Analysis alginate biosynthesis – regulation and role interaction with mangrove plants

Shaunak Khandekar (PhD Thesis in 2012)
Levansucrase gene expression linked to central glucose metabolism of Pseudomonas syringae

Shalin Seebah (PhD Thesis in 2012)
Molecular analysis of pili and surface attachment mechanisms of Marinobacter adhaerens

Daniel Pletzer (PhD student in 2012)
Characterization of mulitdrug efflux systems in the fire blight pathogen Erwinia amylovora

Alexey Dudnik (MSc Student 2012)
Comparative analysis of genes required for glucose metabolism + levansucrase in Pseudomonas syringae

Dr. Yannik Ramaye (Postdoctoral Fellow in 2012)
Antimicrobial equipment of medicinal implants to prevent bacterial biofilm formation

Eva Käppel (PhD Thesis in 2011)
Chemotactic interactions of Marinobacter adhaerens with diatom cells

Astrid Gärdes (PhD Thesis in 2010)
Experimental model system for diatom-bacteria interactions

Abhishek Srivastava (PhD Thesis in 2009)
Transcriptional analysis and secretion of levansucrases from Pseudomonas syringae

Nehaya Al-Karablieh (PhD Thesis in 2009)
Molecular analysis of the outer membrane protein, TolC, in Erwinia amylovora

Poroshat Khalilpour (PhD Thesis in 2009)
Effects of nano-structured silver layers on attachment and survival of bacterial cells

Daria Zhurina (PhD Thesis in 2009)
Transcriptional regulators for thermoresponsive levansucrase expression in P. syringae

Annette Wensing (PhD Thesis in 2006)
Novel strategies to control fire blight disease caused by Erwinia amylovora