M. Sc. Ebuka Canisius Nwosu

Ebuka Canisius Nwosu
M. Sc. Ebuka Canisius Nwosu
PhD Student
Building E, Room 354
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-28890

Function and Responsibilities:

PhD candidate 


  • since 01/2019 PhD candidate at GFZ Potsdam
  • 10/2016 - 11/2018 M.Sc. Biochemistry and molecular biology, University of Potsdam
Master thesis at the German Research Centre for Geosciences, Geomicrobiology Section with the title "Deducing human impact on the environment via sedimentary DNA information from Lake Tiefer See (NE Germany)"  
  • 02/2008 - 11/2012 B.Sc. Microbiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Nigeria.
Bachelor thesis at the Microbiology department with the title "Isolation and characterization of coagulase negative staphylococci from anterior nares of apparently healthy students of Obafemi Awolowo University" 


  • TERENO: Northeastern German Lowland Observatory

    "Molecular reconstruction of cyanobacterial population from lake sediments of Tiefer See (NE Germany)" 


Doctoral research fellowship of the German Federal Environmental Foundation