Jenny Tschörtner

Tel.: +49-341-235 46 90
Mail: jenny.tschoertner@ufz.de

Research Groups:

Systems Biotechnology


Cooperation: Microbial Bioelectrocatalysis and Bioelectrotechnology

PhD Thesis

"Exoelectrogenic activity of Cyanobacteria"

Research Interests

  • Bioelectrochemistry of cyanobacteria
  • Biophotovoltaics

since 08/2016

PhD Student, Department Solar Materials, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Leipzig

04/2013 - 11/2015

Studies of Renewable Raw Materials and Regenerative Energy, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Degree: Master of Science
Master thesis: „Investigation of Biofilm Growth Depending on the Specific Surface in an Anaerobic Trickle Bed Reactor“

07/2014 - 03/2015

Study Project: "Establishment of a Multiplex-qPCR for the Detection of Pathogenic Clostridia in Biogas Percolate”

10/2012 - 03/2013

Studies of Fuel from Biomass and Waste, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

10/2011 - 09/2012

Studies of Biotechnology, Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin

04/2011 - 09/2011

Lab assistant, Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Laboratory for Molecular and Cell Biology/ Genetics

04/2007 – 09/2010

Studies of Biotechnology, Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Degree: Bachelor of Science
Bachelor thesis: „The Role of the PsbM and PsbT Subunits in Photosystem II of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803“

04/2010 - 08/2010

 Internship/ training, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, Department of Biochemistry, Working group of Julian J. Eaton-Rye


2019 (2)

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2019 (2)

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  • Halan B., Tschörtner J. and Schmid A.(2017)
    Generating Electric Current by Bioartificial Photosynthesis.
    Adv Biochem Eng Biotechnol; DOI: 10.1007/10_2017_44