Dr. Jens Appel

Research Interests

  • photosynthetic electron transfer
  • biochemistry of cyanobacterial hydrogenases
  • biohydrogen production

CV / Scientific Career

09/2016 - 06/2017 Scientist, Department of Solar Materials
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig
2010 - 2016 Adjunct professor at Arizona State University, senior scientist at the Botanical Institute of the University of Kiel, and teacher at the Stiftung Louisenlund
2008 - 2009 Assistant Professor at Arizona State University
2006 - 2007 Leader of the project „Molecular ecology and monitoring of hydrogenases and nitrogenases in the bacterioplankton of the North Atlantic, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea “
1999 - 2005 Post doc in the group of Prof. Schulz at the Botanical Institute at the
University of Kiel
1995 - 1999 Ph. D. in the group of Prof. Senger at the University of Marburg ("Function of the bidirectional hydrogenase and the NAD(P)H: plastoquinone oxidoreductase (complex I) in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803")