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HIGRADE Conference

At the HIGRADE Conference, doctoral candidates in their last year present their topics and HIGRADE alumni receive their certificates. The conference takes place twice a year, in spring and in fall.

HIGRADE Conference Fall 2014

photo: Verena Schaller, UFZ Leipzig


- Next HIGRADE Conference: 29 April 2015, UFZ Leipzig: KUBUS -

Please register by 10th April 2015


Programme

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm    Welcome & Opening

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm     Poster Pitches

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm     Open Poster Sessions

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm     Award Ceremony incl. scientific presentations of one HIGRADE                                     alumnus & one senior scientist

from 6:00 pm             Get-together


Posters 

Land Use Options , Biodiversity & Bioenergy

  • Anja Schmidt (BZF) "Decomposition experiments in tropical rice fields - The influence of invertebrate decomposers"
  • Christina Weißbecker (BOOEK) "About the subtle friendship of fungi and trees in China"
  • Carla Porges (BOOEK) "Changes in rhizosphere microbial community association with different parental types of Arabidospsis thaliana MAGIC lines"
  • Markus Meyer (CLE) "Spatially explicit environmental assessment of global biomass production at the regional scale"
  • Juliane Horn (OESA) "Multiple stressors: using the honeybee model BEEHAVE to explore how forage gaps, foraging distances and supply affect colony resilience""
  • Carla Gimkiewicz (UMB) "Steering microbial electrocatalysis: Syntheses with Gluconobacter as model case"
  • Denny Popp (UMB) "No Pain, no Gain - Coumarin-Rich Plants as Alternative Substrates for Biogas Production"
  • Jule Schulze (OESA) "Land use change induced by transforming the energy system - Insights from modelling human decision-making"
  • Benjamin Korth (UMB) "The energetics of microbial power plants"
  • Christophe Dominik (CLE) t.b.a.
  • Tina Buchmann (BZF) t.b.a.
  • Sophie Schelenz (MET) t.b.a.

Modeling, Visualization, Monitoring & Observatories

  • Maximilian Lange (CLE) "Validation of Sentinel-products based on continuous spectral and Eddy-Flux-measurements"
  • Benjamin Dechant (CLE) "Estimating photosynthesis from vegetation reflectance"
  • Edna Rödig (OESA) t.b.a.

Water & Soil

  • Tatiana Feskova (MET) "Application of the system-oriented geophysical approach to characterize the north-facing hillslope in the Weierbach"

Chemicals in the Environment & Health

  • Melis Muz (WANA) "Diagnostic derivatization: A novel approach to identify aromatic amines in environmental matrices"
  • Meng Hu (WANA) "Software-based strategies for the identification of unknown toxicants from LC-HRMS/MS data"
  • Annelie Steinbach (UMB) "Influence of the soil composition on the colonization, function and phylogeny of microbial communities"
  • Wolfgang Larisch (AUC) "A pure mechanistic PbTk-Model - Benefits and drawbacks"
  • Luise Henneberger (AUC) "Sorption of organic ions to proteins - a highly charged topic!"
  • Stephanie Schweiger (OEC) "Toxicity of organic compounds towards Saccharomyces cerevisiae"
  • Chao Yang (ISOBIO) "Transformation of brominated aromtics by Dehalococcoides mccartyi strain CBDB1"
  • Martin Krüger (UMB) "Application of fungi for the biodegradation of recalcitrant synthetic polymers"
  • Kristin Hirte (ANA) "Hydrolysis as a key reaction of chemicals' fate"
  • Sara König (OESA) "Recovering ecosystem functioning: The meaning of space for microbes"
  • Vanessa Lünsmann (PROTEOM) "Toluene degradation in the rhizosphere: Protein-SIP uncovers the actively involved bacterial families and their mode of action"
  • Rania Abdalla Babiker Saad (UBT) t.b.a.
  • Cindy Weidauer (ANA) t.b.a.
  • Loreen Thürmann (IMMU) "Epigenetic Pertubation of Genomic Regulatory Elements by Environmental Exposure and Consequences for Disease Risk"
  • Julia Ortmann (BIOTOX) t.b.a.
  • Marcus Winter (IMMU) t.b.a.
  • Maria Vogel (TUCHEM) t.b.a.

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News & Events

HIGRADE Welcome Meeting for new PhDs:

14 April 2015, 2 p.m., seminar room 220, building 1.0, UFZ Leipzig


HIGRADE Spring Conference: 29 April 2015, UFZ Leipzig more info

HIGRADE CareerCafé: 30 April 2015, UFZ Leipzig more info

PhD Retreat "DocDays":  4-5 Nov 2015, Colditz

HIGRADE Fall Conference: 17 Nov 2015, UFZ Leipzig


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