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Prof. Dr. Thorsten B. Reusch


Leiter Fachbereich 3 - Marine Ökologie
Leiter Forschungseinheit Evolutionsökologie Mariner Fische

 

Büro:
Raum: A 31
Tel.: 0431 600 4550
E-Mail: treusch(at)geomar.de

Assistenz/Geschäftszimmer:
Cornelia Rüther
Raum: A 33
Tel: 0431 600 4551
Fax:0431 600 4553
Email: cruether(at)geomar.de

Anschrift:
Düsternbrooker Weg 20
24105 Kiel

 

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Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • Seit Januar 2012 Leiter des Forschungsbereichs 3   'Marine Ökologie'
  • September 2008 Leiter der Forschungseinheit 'Evolutionsökologie Mariner Fische' & Professur für Marine Ökologie am Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften (IFM-GEOMAR) in Kiel
  • 2005 Professur für Evolutionsökologie der Pflanzen an der Westfälischen Wilhelmsuniversität Münster, Institut für Evolution & Biodiversität
  • 2002-2005 Heisenberg-Stipendiat der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft am Max-Planck-Institut für Limnologie, Plön
  • 1999-2001 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Max-Planck-Institut für Limnologie, Plön
  • 1997-1999  Marie-Curie-Stipendiat an der Universität Groningen, Niederlande
  • 1994-1997  DAAD, dann DFG Forschungsstipendium am Coastal Marine Institute San Diego, USA
  • 1994 Promotion am institut für Meereskunde IFM Kiel

Wissenschaftliches Interesse

  • Evolutionsbiologie & Populationsgenetik
  • Marine Genomik
  • Biologische Effekte des Globalen Wandels
  • Marine Invasionsbiologie
  • Wirt-Parasiten-Interaktionen

Projekte

  • funded by European Union /BONUS programme: "BIO-C3 Biodiversity changes-causes, consequences and management implications". Coordinator Thorsten Reusch, co-coordination DTU Aqua, Friz Köster, 13 partners in total, 2014-2017
  • funded by European Union /BONUS programme: "BAMBI-Baltic Sea marine biodiversity – addressing the potential of adaptation to climate change", 2014-2017
  • funded by Future Ocean Excellence cluster Kiel. "Transcriptome comparison of different Emiliania huxleyi morphotypes: identification of calcification related genes and determination if they are under selective pressure in a changing ocean". People involved: PhD student Lothar Miersch,CO-PI Markus Bleich, Ulf Riebesell, 2012-2015
  • funded by GEOMAR graduate school HOSST. "Diversification in the deep sea: the case study of two hybridizing Bathymodiolus species". People involved: PhD student Corinna Breusing,CO-PI Frank Melzner (GEOMAR), Anna Metaxas (Dalhousie Halifax), 2013-2015
  • funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG Re 1108/13  (within host-parasite coevolution priority programme SPP 1399) "Experimental resistance evolution in the Diplostomum-three-spined stickleback host-parasite system "Co-PIs Erich Bornberg-Bauer, U Münster, M Stoll, U Münster. People involved: David Haase, Jenny Rieger, 2013-2015
  • funded by BIOACID phase II-programme of BMBF  Phytoplankton in a high pCO2 world. CO-PI Kai T Lohbeck, Ulf Riebesell, GEOMAR. People involved: Renate Ebbinghaus
  • funded by Land Schleswig Holstein: FINE-Aqua, work package "fish health and disease in aquaculture". People involved: Fabian Wendt, Joanna Miest, Olivia Roth, 2012-2015

Gremien und Herausgebertätigkeiten

  • Seit 2012 Vorstand des Exellenzclusters "Ozean der Zukunft"
  • Associate Editor 'Marine Biology'
  • Lenkungsgruppe DFG Schwerpunkt Wirt-Parasiten-Coevolution
  • Koordination von "Evolving Ocean" im Exzellenzcluster Future Ocean

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Sunday JM, Calosi P, Dupont S, Munday PL, Stillman JH, Reusch TBH (2014) Evolution in an acidifying ocean. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29:117-125

Reusch TBH (2014) Climate change in the oceans: evolutionary vs. phenotypically plastic responses in marine animals and plants. Evolutionary Applications 7:104–122

Haase D, Roth O, Kalbe M, Schmiedeskamp G, Scharsack JP, Rosenstiel P, Reusch TBH (2013) Absence of MHC class II mediated immunity in pipefish, Syngnathus typhle: evidence from deep transcriptome sequencing. Biology Letters 9: 20130044

Reusch, TBH, Boyd PW (2013) Experimental evolution meets marine phytoplankton. Evolution 67:1849–1859 DOI: 10.1111/evo.12035

Feulner PGD, Chain FJJ, Panchal M, Eizaguirre C, Kalbe M, Lenz TL, Mundry M, Samonte-Padilla I, Stoll M, Milinski M*, Reusch TBH*, Bornberg-Bauer E* (2013). Genome-wide patterns of standing genetic variation in a natural marine population of three-spined sticklebacks. Molecular Ecology 22:635-649 [*shared senior authorship]

Lohbeck K, Riebesell U, Collins S, Reusch TBH (2013). Functional genetic divergence in high CO2 adapted Emiliania huxleyi populations. Evolution 67:1892–1900 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01812.x

Roth O, Klein V, Beemelmanns A, Scharsack JP,  Reusch TBH (2012). Male pregnancy and bi-parental immune priming. The American Naturalist 180, 802-814.

Lohbeck, KT, Riebesell U, Reusch TBH (2012) Adaptive evolution of a key phytoplankton species to ocean acidification. Nature Geoscience 5:346-351 [article]

Roth O, Keller I, Landis SH, Salzburger W, Reusch TBH (2012). Hosts are ahead in a marine host-parasite coevolutionary arms race:  innate immune system adaptation in pipefish Syngnathus typhle against Vibrio phylotypes. Evolution 66, 2528–2539 

Frommel AY, Maneja R, Lowe D, Malzahn AM, Geffen AJ, Folkvord A, Piatkowski U, Reusch TBH, Clemmesen C (2012) Severe tissue damage in Atlantic cod larvae under increasing ocean acidification. Nature Climate Change 2: 42-46

Franssen SU, Gu J, Bergmann N, Winters G, Klostermeyer UC, Rosenstiel P, Bornberg-Bauer E, Reusch TBH (2011) Transcriptomic resilience to global warming in the seagrass Zostera marina, a marine foundation species. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 108:19276-19281

Reusch T.B.H., S. Bolte, M. Saprwel, A. Moss, J. Javidpour (2010) Microsatellites reveal origin and genetic diversity of Eurasian invasions by one of the world's most notorious invader, Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ctenophora). Molecular Ecology 19: 2690-2699

Reusch, T.B.H., T.E. Wood (2007) Molecular Ecology of global change. Molecular Ecology 16: 3973–3992

Reusch, T.B.H., A Ehlers, A Hämmerli, B Worm (2005) Ecosystem recovery after climatic extremes enhanced by genotypic diversity. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 102: 2826-2831

Wegner KM, Kalbe M, Kurtz J, Reusch TBH, Milinski M (2003) Parasite selection for immunogenetic optimality. Science, 301: 1343.

Reusch TBH, Häberli MA, Aeschlimann PB, Milinski M (2001) Female sticklebacks count alleles in a strategy of sexual selection explaining MHC polymorphism. Nature 414: 300-302.