Dr. Sizhong Yang

Sizhong Yang
Dr. Sizhong Yang
Scientist
Telegrafenberg
Building A 71, Room 316
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-28777
sizhong.yang@gfz-potsdam.de

Research Interests:

Anaerobic carbon turnover in permafrost-affected soils
Abundance/diversity of the methanogens
Metagenomics, genome binning and functional annotation

Career:

Since 2008
Associate Professor, State Key Laboratory of Frozen Soils Engineering, Cold & Arid Regions Environmental & Engineering Research Institute (CAREERI), CAS
Since 2011
PostDoc Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Potsdam
Since 2012
PostDoc Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam, GFZ German Centre for Geosciences
Since 2020
Bioinformatician

Education:

2001    B. S. in Biochemistry,  Lanzhou University, China
2004    M. S. in Zoology,  Lanzhou University, China
2008    Ph.D. in Physical Geography, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Projects:

Project involved
Microbial carbon decomposition under anoxic conditions in permafrost-affected soils of the Tibetan Plateau. BMBF project (2011-2014)
Helmholtz Association (HGF), Helmholtz Young Investigators Group (2015-2017)
Carbon in permafrost (Russian-German cooperation). BMBF project (2017-2020)

Publications