Projects

  • Graduate Program “FATE”; subproject: Anoxic treatment of antibiotics in waste water. Helmholtz Society (2020-2024)
  • SPP: DFG-Priority Programme (SPP 2322) SoilSystems – Systems ecology of soils – energy discharge modulated by microbiome and boundary conditions
  • ELECTRA-Electricity Driven Low Energy and Chemical Input Technology for Accelerated Bioremediation, EU H2020 Project GA 826244, EU – China Initiative Flagship Project, (01/2019-12/2023). ELECTRA
  • Next-generation platform organisms with superior chemical stress tolerance. BMBF (02/2020-01/2023); NO-STRESS
  • Niche differentiation of Brocadia anammox. Marie-Sk-Curie IEF (2020-2022)
  • Graduate Schood "Stromer-Sustainable transformation by electrochemical reactions"; subproject: Electrochemical control of cellular metabolism. Helmholtz Society (2018-2021)
  • Designing, implementing, monitoring and understanding a grey-water drainage and partial treatment system within an urban informal settlement. 2017 Water JPI, (2019-2021); URBWAT
  • Microbiology, and physiology of Planktomycetes in a two-stage Anammox process. BMBF-AiF, (2018-2020). AnammoxZim
  • Aware-Assessing the Fate of Pesticides and Waterborne Contaminants in Agricultural Crops and their Environmental Risks, (03/2017-02/2020). AWARE
  • Comparative membrane metalloproteomics of respiring anaerobes. DFG (2016-2019). SPP1927 Iron-Sulfur for Life
  • Impact of bacterial biomass on the surface wettability of soil particles under varying moisture conditions. DFG (09/2106-08/2019)
  • From Plastic waste to Plastic value using Pseudomonas putida Synthetic Biology. EU collaborative project H2020, (04/2015-04/2019): P4SB
  • Integrating bio-treated wastewater reuse and valorization with enhanced water use efficiency to support the Green Economy in Europe and India. EU Collaborative project, (08/2012-07/2016): Water4Crops (engl.)
  • Computer based prediction of the formation of Non-Extractable Residues (NER) of xenobiotics and their metabolites in soils and sediments with regard to their environmental hazard, (04/2014-04/2016). ECO24-UFZ
  • Environmental Technologies for Contaminated Solids, Soils and Sediments ETECOS³ (engl.)
  • Molecular Approaches and MetaGenomic Investigations for optimizing Clean-up of PAH contaminated sites. EU collaborative project FP7, (04/2010-03/2014); [MAGICPAH]
  • Microorganism and enzyme Immobilization: NOvel Techniques and Approaches for Upgraded Remediation of Underground-, wastewater and Soil. EU collaborative project FP7, (01/2011-12/2013); [MINOTAURUS]
  • Biogeochemical Interfaces in Soil: Dynamic (redox) interfaces in soils - Carbon turnover in microbial food webs and impact on soil organic matter. DFG SPP 1315, (10/2010-09/2013); [DynaCARB]
  • Bacterial Abiotic Cellular Stress and Survival Improvement Network. EU collaborative project FP7, (08/2008-07/2012): [BACSIN]
  • Model driven Soil Probing, Site Assessment and Evaluation. EU collaborative project FP7, (06/2009-05/2012); [ModelPROBE]
  • Risk assessment and environmental safety affected by compound bio-availability in multiphase environments. EU collaborative project FP 6 - Marie Curie Host Fellowships, (09/2006-08/2010): [RAISEBIO]
  • Assessment of in situ Transformation of Xenobiotic Organic Material. EU Marie Curie Early Stage Training project, (01/2005-12-2009): [AXIOM]
  • Mass balance of microbial biomass contrivtuion to the fomration of refractory soil organic matter using isotope tracer techniques (cells, cell components, CO2 and NH4+). DFG SPP 1090, (11/2000 - 04/2009); [BioREFRAK]
  • Peri-urban mangroves forests as filters and potential phytoremediators of domestic sewage in East Africa. EU collaborative project FP6-INCO, (10/2002-09/2006) [PUMPSEA]
  • Plant based technologies within Research Association Mining and Environment [RAME]
  • Biological procedures for diagnosing the status and predicting evolution of polluted environments. EU collaborative project FP 6, (09/2004-12/2007); [BIOTOOL]
  • Solvent-tolerant bacteria allowing a broader performance of biotransformations of organic compounds in two-phases fermentation systems. EU collaborative project FP 5, (01/2002-12/2004); [BARTOLO]
  • Strategies to accelerate the productive biodegradation of several herbicides under environmental stress conditions. EU collaborative project FP 5 (01/2000-12/2002); [HERBICBIOREM]
  • Electron Transfer Processes in Anoxic Aquifers. DFG-Forschergruppe