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Dipl.-Biol. Andrea Kiss

Section 5.3: Geomicrobiology

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Telegrafenberg
Building C, room 420
14473 Potsdam
Phone: +49 331 288-28816
Fax: +49 331 288-28802
e-mail: andrea.kiss(at)gfz-potsdam.de

Publications

About the person

Function and Responsibilities:

Ph.D. student

Research Interests:

  • In situ structure and functional repertoire of microbial communities in pristine peatlands and their impact on the C and N cycle of Arctic peatlands

  • Biogeography of moss microorganism associations

  • Ecophysiology and the influence of temperature, hydrology and moss taxon on moss associated microbial communities

Career:

since 10/2013: Ph.D. student at the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ, Section 4.5 Geomicrobiology

06/2012-06/2013: Scientific assistant at the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ, Section 4.5 Geomicrobiology

Education:

2012: Diploma in Biology at the University of Potsdam

Thesis focused on methanogenic communities along a gradient of thawing permafrost in a sub-Arctic palsa peatland

Projects:

ArcBiont