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Head: Dr. Oliver Lechtenfeld

Tel: +49 341 235 1020

The main research foci of the BioGeoOmics group are:

  • FT-ICR MS methods for ultra-complex mixtures of organic molecules
  • Dynamics of natural organic matter in the environment
  • Stable isotope and single-cell metabolomics
  • Distribution of toxic chemicals and metabolites in tissue via imaging mass spectrometry

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Head:  Prof. Dr. Thorsten Reemtsma

Tel.: +49 341 235 1261


Reserach focus

  • Fate of natural and anthropogenic colloids
  • Particulate organic contaminants in the environment
  • Nanosafety research and risk assessment


Head: Dr. Qiuguo Fu

Tel: +49 341 235 4654

Development and application of chemical trace analytical methods for:

  • Environmental pollutant dynamics
  • (Eco)toxicological effect studies


Head: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Reemtsma

Tel: +49 341 2351261


The following research topics will be addressed:

  • Quantification and identification of element species (metals/metalloids) in the environment
  • Metallomics in the biosphere
  • Determination of heteroorganic compounds

Head: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Reemtsma
Tel: +49 341 235 1261

Our work focusses on:

  • the development of analytical methods for the detection, identification and quantitation of transformation products
  • the elucidation of complex transformation and degradation processes of environmental contaminants
  • toxicokinetic investigations