Tom Berthold


Tom Berthold
Scientist / PhD Student

Department of Environmental Microbiology
Working Group Bioavailability
Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone +49 341 235-1376

Tom Berthold

CV / Scientific Career

since 2015

Scientist at the Dept. of Environmental Microbiology.

Project: Pikasa - Development of a bioremediation approach of large scale kerosene spills using fungal-bacterial-interactions in the capillary fringe zone.

(Entwicklung eines technischen Verfahrens zur biologischen Sicherung großflächiger Kerosinschäden mittels Pilz-Bakterien-Interaktionen im Kapillarsaum.)

since 2011

PhD-Student at the Dept. of Environmental Microbiology

Topic: "The Influence of bacterial-fungal interactions on the horizontal gene transfer in bacteria."

2005 - 2011

Diploma in Biology, Dresden University of Technology;
Diploma thesis: "Plasmids in BTEX-contaminated Wetlands", at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Dept. of Environmental Microbiology

Publikationen / Publications

Berthold T., Centler F., Hübschmann T., Remer R., Thullner M., Harms H., Wick L. Y. (2016) Mycelia as a focal point for horizontal gene transfer among soil bacteria. Scientific Reports, November 2016, Vol. 6, Art. 36390, doi: 10.1038/srep36390

Qin J., Sun X., Liu Y., Berthold T., Harms H., Wick L. Y. (2015) Electrokinetic Control of Bacterial Deposition and Transport. Environmental Science & Technology, April 2015, 49 (9), doi: 10.1021/es506245y

Czekalski N., Berthold T., Caucci S., Egli A., Bürgmann B. (2012) Increased levels of multiresistant bacteria and resistance genes after waste water treatment and their dissemination into Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Frontiers in Microbiology, March 2012, Vol. 3, Art. 106, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00106