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Dr. Sathish Mayanna

Section 4.4: Interface Geochemistry

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Telegrafenberg
Building C, room 122
14473 Potsdam
Phone: +49 331 288-27540
e-mail: sathish.mayanna(at)gfz-potsdam.de

Publications

About the person

Research Interests:

  • Electron Microscopy
  • Microbe-Mineral Interactions
  • Biomineralization
  • Nanomaterials
  • Biogeosciences
  • Geomicrobiology

Career:

  • Feb. 2017 - Present: Research Associate, Section 4.4 Interface Geochemistry GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany. 
  • Oct. 2014 - Jan. 2017: Assistant Manager - Application Scientist, Microscopy Division, Carl Zeiss (Bangalore) Pvt. Ltd., India.
  • Feb. 2011 - July 2014: Scientific Coworker, Institute of Geoscience, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
  • Aug. 2010 - Nov. 2010: Student Research Assistant, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany. 

Education:

  • Feb. 2011 - July 2014: PhD “Mineral-Microbe interaction”, Institute of Geoscience, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany. DFG-Funded Research Project & Graduate School.
  • Jan. 2010 - June 2010: M.Sc. European Master in Marine Biodiversity & Conservation (EMBC), Master thesis at Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany.
  • Aug. 2009 - Jan. 2010: M.Sc. European Master in Marine Biodiversity & Conservation (EMBC), Université Pierre et Marie Curie 06, Paris, France.
  • Oct. 2008 - July. 2008: M.Sc. European Master in Marine Biodiversity & Conservation (EMBC), University of Bremen, Germany.
  • Oct. 2003 - June 2007: B.F.Sc. Bachelor of Fisheries Sciences, Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Bidar, Karnataka, India         

Awards:

  • Travel grant to access MaxLab Synchrotron Light Source “CALIPSO Programme” (2014), MaxLab, Sweden, Lund.
  • Full grant to participate in “MICROENERGY 2012” workshop, Center for Geomicrobiology, Aarhus University, Denmark. (Declined due to personal issues)
  • Full grant to participate in the Nordic training school “Advanced research using new X-ray sources” (2011), MAX-lab, Lund, Sweden.
  • Registration grant, “International school on minerals and biosphere” (2011), Campiglia Marittima, Italy.
  • Research grant to Pursue PhD (2011 - 2014) in DFG funded “Research Training Group”- Alteration and element mobility at the microbe-mineral interface", Jena, Germany.
  • Erasmus Mundus Fellowship from European Union to pursue European Master in “Marine Biodiversity and Conservation” (EMBC) (2008-2010) including six leading European institutes.
  • Erasmus Mundus Fellowship from European Union to pursue “Joint Master in Water and Coastal Zone Management” European Universities. (Declined in favour of EMBC).
  • De Vlaamse Interuniversitaire Raad (VLIR) Fellowship to pursue “Master Programme in Aquaculture”, Ghent, Belgium. (Declined in favour of EMBC).