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Dr. Sizhong Yang

Sizhong Yang
Dr. Sizhong Yang
Building A 71, Room 316 (Büro - Laborant/in)
14473 Potsdam

Research Interests:

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


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


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


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)

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