Prof. Dr. Ute Hentschel Humeida


Forschungsbereich 3 - Marine Ökologie
Forschungseinheit - Marine Mikrobiologie

Prof. Dr. rer.nat. Ute Hentschel Humeida

Büro:
Raum: DW-307
Tel.: 0431 600-4480
E-Mail: uhentschel(at)geomar.de

Teamassistenz:
Bettina Reuter
Tel.: 0431 600-4481
Fax: 0431 - 600-4482
E-Mail: breuter(at)geomar.de

Adresse:
Düsternbrooker Weg 20
D-24105 Kiel

 

 

 

 

WISSENSCHAFTLICHER WERDEGANG

  • 07/2015-current Professor (W3) of Marine Microbiology, GEOMAR
  • 09/2008-06/2015 Professor (W2) of Chemical Ecology, University of Würzburg
  • 05/2004-08/2008 Head of a Junior Research Group at the Research Center for Infectious Diseases, University of Würzburg
  • 2004 Habilitation in Microbiology, University of Würzburg
  • 1998-2003 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Infection Biology, University of Würzburg
  • 1995-1997 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Dept. of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, UC Santa Barbara, USA
  • 1989-1994 Graduate studies of Marine Biology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, USA and PhD Degree
  • 1986-1988 Undergraduate studies of biology at the University of Hannover and Bachelor’s Degree (Vordiplom) 

WISSENSCHAFTLICHES INTERESSE

  • Mikrobiota-Wirt Interaktion
  • Mikrobiologie mariner Schwämme
  • Nicht-kultivierte Bakterien
  • Omics (Metagenomik, Einzelzellgenomik, (Meta)-Transkriptomik)
  • Wirkstoffgewinnung aus marinen Actinomyceten

GREMIEN UND HERAUSGEBERTÄTIGKEITEN

  • Reviewer- und Editor-Tätigkeiten für die Forschungsgebiete Marine Symbiose, Marine Mikrobiologie, Marine Biotechnologie
  • Vorsitzende des “1st International Symposium on Sponge Microbiology“ (Würzburg, 2011) und Mitglied des Organisationskomitees des “2nd International Symposium on Sponge Microbiology“ (Baltimore, 2014)
  • Stellvertretende Vorsitzende der Gordon Research Conference “Animal-Microbe Symbioses” (Waterville Valley, 2016)
  • VAAM-Fachgruppensprecherin “Symbiotische Interaktionen”

AUSGEWÄHLTE PUBLIKATIONEN

  1. Burgsdorf I, Slaby BM, Handley KM, Haber M, Blom J, Marshall CW, Gilbert JA, Hentschel U, Steindler L (2015) Lifestyle evolution in cyanobacterial symbionts of sponges. Mbio 6(3): e00391-15; doi: 10.1128/mBio.00391-15.
  2. Abdelmohsen UR, Grkovic T, Balasubramanian S, Kamel MS, Quinn RJ, Hentschel U (2015) Elicitation of secondary metabolism in actinomycetes. Biotechnol. Adv. pii: S0734-9750(15)30012-4; doi: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2015.06.003
  3. Moitinho-Silva L, Seridi L, Ryu T, Voolstra CR, Ravasi T, Hentschel U (2014) Revealing microbial functional activities in the Red Sea sponge Stylissa carteri by metatranscriptomics. Environ Microbiol 16(12): 3683-3698
  4. Bayer K, Moitinho-Silva L, Brümmer F, Cannistraci CV, Ravasi T, Hentschel U (2014) GeoChip-based insights into the microbial functional gene repertoire of marine sponges (high microbial abundance, low microbial abundance) and seawater. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 90(3): 832-843
  5. Wilson MC, Mori T, Rückert C, Uria AR, Helf MJ, Takada K, Gernert C, Steffens UA, Heycke N, Schmitt S, Rinke C, Helfrich EJ, Brachmann AO, Gurgui C, Wakimoto T, Kracht M, Crüsemann M, Hentschel U, Abe I, Matsunaga S, Kalinowski J, Takeyama H, Piel J (2014) An environmental bacterial taxon with a large and distinct metabolic repertoire. Nature 506 (7486): 58-62
  6. Moitinho-Silva L, Bayer K, Cannistraci CV, Giles EC, Ryu T, Seridi L, Ravasi T, Hentschel U (2014). Specificity and transcriptional activity of microbiota associated with low and high microbial abundance sponges from the Red Sea. Mol Ecol 23(6): 1348-1363
  7. Kamke J, Sczyrba A, Ivanova N, Schwientek P, Rinke C, Mavromatis K, Woyke T, Hentschel U (2013) Single-cell genomics reveals complex carbohydrate degradation patterns in poribacterial symbionts of marine sponges. ISME J 7(12): 2287-2300
  8. McFall-Ngai M, Hadfield M, Bosch T, Carey H, Domazet-Loso T, Douglas A, Dubilier N, Eberl G, Fukami T, Gilbert S, Hentschel U, King N, Kjelleberg S, Knol, AH, Kremer N, Mazmanian S, Metcalf J, Nealson K, Pierce N, Rawls J, Reid A, Ruby E, Rumpho, M, Sanders J, Tautz, D, Wernegreen J (2013) Animals in a bacterial world: a new imperative for the life sciences. Proc Natl Acad Sci 110(9): 3229-3236
  9. Hentschel U, Piel J, Degnan SM, Taylor MW (2012) Genomic insights into the marine sponge microbiome. Nature Reviews Microbiology 10(9): 641-654
  10. Schmitt S, Tsai P, Bell J, Fromont F, Ilan M, Lindquist NL, Perez T, Rodrigo A, Schupp PJ, Vacelet J, Webster N, Hentschel U, Taylor MW (2012) Assessing the complex sponge microbiota - core, variable, and species-specific bacterial communities in marine sponges. ISME J 6(3): 564-57
  11. Siegl A, Kamke J, Hochmuth T, Piel J, Richter M, Liang C, Dandekar T, Hentschel U (2010) Single cell genomics reveals the lifestyle of Poribacteria, a candidate phylum symbiotically associated with marine sponges. ISME J 5(1): 61-70
  12. Dobrindt U, Hochhut B, Hentschel U, Hacker J (2004) Genomic islands in pathogenic and environmental microorganisms. Nature Reviews Microbiology 2(5): 414-424
  13. Hacker J, Hentschel U, Dobrindt U (2003) Dynamics of prokaryotic chromosomes and diseases. Science 301 (5634): 790-793
  14. Heithoff DM, Conner CP, Hanna PC, Julio SM, Hentschel U, Mahan JM (1997) Bacterial infection as assessed by in vivo gene expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci 94: 934-939
  15. Hentschel U, Felbeck H (1993) Nitrate respiration in the hydrothermal vent tube worm Riftia pachyptila. Nature 366: 338-340

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