Department Environmental Biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Matthias Kästner
Prof. Dr. Lorenz Adrian
Phone +49 341 235-1258 /-1235
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstraße 15 | 04318 Leipzig | Germany
Microbiology and Biotechnology. Head of the Department and Professor of Microbiology at University Leipzig. The core of his expertise is the analysis of microbial compound turnover in complex environments. Frequent reviewer European Research Council (ERC, ex panel member), German Research Foundation (DFG) and Humboldt Foundation; review editor and reviewer of several international scientific journals.
Biohemistry and Biotechnology; Professor for Geobiotechnology at TU Berlin. Focuses on molecular aspects of anaerobic microbial processes. Reviewer for several funding agencies and scientific journals.