Canan Karakoç


Canan Karakoç
PhD Student

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

Phone +49 341 235-1370

Canan Karakoc

CV / Scientific Career

Since January 2013

PhD Student; Department of Environmental Microbiology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig, Germany

2009 - 2012

M.Sc; Global Change Ecology (within Elite Network Bavaria), University of Bayreuth, Germany

Thesis; "Population response to fluctuating temperature regimes- an analysis with a model microorganism" at MPI for Developmental Biology, Tübingen; Bayreuth Center of Ecology and Environmental Research, Bayreuth

2005 - 2008

M.Sc; Molecular Biology, University of Cumhuriyet, Turkey

2000 - 2004

B.Sc; Biology, Minor: Molecular Biology, University of Akdeniz, Turkey

Research interests

Ecological theory; Stability and transient dynamics, diversity and disturbance, coexistence mechanisms, metacommunity dynamics under environmental change

Microbial ecology; Impacts of environmental change on microbial communities, mechanistic understanding of changes in functional patterns under varying environments, testing ecological theories by using model microbial communities