Dr. Fabian Brandenburg

Mail: Fabian Brandenburg

Working Group:

Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria

Research Interests

  • Application of microorganisms for biotechnology
  • Photosynthesis and physiology of cyanobacteria, microalgae and plants
  • Impact of abiotic stress like high light and heavy metals on photosynthesis

2018 - 2022

Scientist, Department of Solar Materials
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig

2014 - 2017

Dissertation at Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf Germany

2012 - 2013

Master of Science Biology
Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany

2008 - 2012

Bachelor Plus/ International Biology,
Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany and
Michigan State University, USA


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2024 (1)

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2023 (2)

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2022 (1)

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2021 (2)

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2020 (1)

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  • Brandenburg F., Schoffman H., Kurz S., Krämer U., Keren N., Weber A.P.M., Eisenhut M. (2017)
    The Synechocystis Manganese Exporter Mnx is Essential for Manganese Homeostasis in Cyanobacteria.
    Plant Physiology, Vol. 173, 1798-1810.

  • Brandenburg F., Schoffman H., Keren N., Eisenhut M. (2017)
    Determination of Mn concentrations in Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 using ICP-MS.
    Bio-protocol, accepted.


  • 1st Young Investigators Symposium on Cyanobacteria, Rostock
    Oral presentation

  • 17th International Congress on Photosynthesis Research, Maastricht
    Poster presentation

  • Conference Molecular Biology of Plants, Dabringhausen
    Poster presentation


  • Biannual Meeting of the German Society for Plant Sciences
    ‘Botanikertagung’, München
    Poster presentation

  • 15th International Symposium on Photosynthetic Prokaryotes (ISPP), Tübingen
    Oral presentation


  • Biannual Meeting of the German Society for Plant Sciences
    ‘Botanikertagung’, Tübingen
    Oral presentation


  • American Society of Plant Biologists Midwest Meeting, Nebraska
    Oral presentation; awarded ‘Outstanding Oral Presentation’