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Dr. Aurele Vuillemin

Section 5.3: Geomicrobiology

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Building C, room 427
14473 Potsdam
Phone: +49 331 288-28889
Fax: +49 331 288-28802
e-mail: aurele.vuillemin(at)


About the person

Function and Responsibilities:


Research Interests:

Coupling of methane and iron cycles in the sediment of Lake Towuti, Indonesia

Methanogenic and methanotrophic microbial communities

Formation of authigenic minerals in link to microbial activity


2008 Master in Earth Sciences (sedimentology), University of Geneva

2013 PhD in Earth Sciences (geomicrobiology), University of Geneva

2013-2015 fellowship funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

Since April 2015 Position by the German Research Foundation (DFG)


SNF Project P2GEP2 148621
DFG Project VU94/1-1


2008 ELSTE Price

2013 CHGEOL Award