Curriculum vitae


Ulrich Stingl, born 12/15/1973 in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany.

Education

 

University of Konstanz, Germany, Ph.D. in Biology (summa cum laude)                                          12/2004                     Thesis

University of Konstanz, Germany, Diploma (M.Sc.) in Biology                                                              2001

Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany; Pre-Diploma (B.A.) in Biology                                         1998

 

Research interests

 

Molecular Evolution of Oceanic and Freshwater Bacterioplankton

Cultivation of Oligotrophic Marine Bacterioplankton

Environmental Genomics and Comparative Genomics

Symbiosis and Invertebrate Intestinal Microbiota

Microbially Enhanced Hydrocarbon Recovery

Plant-growth promoting bacteria

Microbial Biofuels 

  

Professional Experience

  

Senior Scientist                                                                                                                      03/ 2008-present

Synthetic Genomics Inc.

La Jolla, CA, USA

 

Scientist                                                                                                                                 11/ 2007-02/2008

Synthetic Genomics Inc.

La Jolla, CA, USA

 

Research Associate                                                                                                                  2006-11/2007

Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Department of Microbiology

Group of Prof. Dr. SJ Giovannoni, Marine Microbiology

 

Research Fellow (German Science Foundation, DFG)                                                              2005-2006

Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Department of Microbiology

Group of Prof. Dr. SJ Giovannoni, Marine Microbiology

 

Research Associate                                                                                                               12/2004-02/2005

Max-Planck-Insitute for Terrestrial Microbiology Marburg, Germany

Department of Biogeochemistry (Prof. Dr. Ralf Conrad)

Group of Prof. Dr. A. Brune, Insect gut microbiology and symbiosis

 

Teaching Assistant                                                                                                                      2001-2004

With Bernhard Schink, Chair for Microbiology and Limnology,

Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany

 

Research Assistant                                                                                                                     1999-2001

With Andreas Brune, Department of Biology,

University of Konstanz, Germany

 

 

Theses

 

2004 Ph.D. thesis, University of Konstanz, Germany

 

Termite gut flagellates and their bacterial symbionts: Phylogenetic analysis and localization in situ

with Andreas Brune and Bernhard Schink, University of Konstanz, grade: summa cum laude

 

 

2001 Diploma thesis, University of Konstanz, Germany

 

Characterization of the carbohydrate and peptide-fermenting microbiota in the gut of soil-feeding termites

with Andreas Brune and Bernhard Schink, University of Konstanz, grade: very good

  

 

Honors and Awards

 

Altana Pharma award for best Ph.D. thesis in Biology at the University of Konstanz                          2005

Research fellowship of the German Science Foundation (DFG)                                                         2005

  

References

 
Prof. Dr. Stephen J. Giovannoni
Oregon State University, USA

steve.giovannoni (at) oregonstate.edu
001-541-737-1835


Prof. Dr. Andreas Brune
Max-Planck-Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Germany
brune (at) mpi-marburg.mpg.de
+49-6421-178701

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schink
Univers
ität Konstanz, Germany
Bernhard.Schink (at) uni-konstanz.de
+49-7531-88-2140

 

Ad hoc reviewer for

 

NSF

FEMS Microbial Ecology

Microbial Ecology

Environmental Microbiology

Environmental Microbiology Reports

Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

The ISME journal

Aquatic Microbial Ecology

Trends in Microbiology

Biogeosciences 

Marsden Fund

 

 

Member of

 

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

German Society for General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM)

AAAS/Science Program for Excellence in Science (AAAS)

International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME)