Verena Jaschik


Verena Jaschik

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

Phone +49 341 235-1312
Fax +49 341 235-451312

Verena Jaschik


Since 2001

Technician at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Department of Environmental Microbiology
Group Microbial Interaction Ecology

1993 - 2000

Technical specialist of the professional schools of Weissenfels
Department of Environmental Technology

1978 - 1992

Technical specialist in the Mineralölwerk Luetzkendorf
Research Department

1973 - 1977 

Specialist for labour protection and fire safety in the Chemisches Werk Miltitz


Certified Engineer of Technology (anorganic and organic chemistry)

Expertise and occupational activities

  • Isolation and purification of DNA and RNA from environmental samples
  • Gene transfer (transformation / cloning)
  • Sequencing
  • PCR (16S and 18S rRNA - genes)
  • Quantitative PCR
  • Fingerprint analysis (T-RFLP)
  • Cultivation of microorganisms - responsible for Protist and Microbial Strain Collection