Marine Ecology


As part of GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (Germany), GEOMAR-Biotech (GEOMAR Centre for Marine Biotechnology) is a unique, state-of-the-art centre dedicated to outstanding research in marine biotechnology and biodiscovery and the transfer of research results to application. GEOMAR-Biotech is the successor of the Kiel Centre for Marine Natural Products (also known as Kieler Wirkstoff-Zentrum, KiWiZ), which was founded in 2006 through financial support of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Employment, Transport and Technology Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

GEOMAR-Biotech is led by Prof. Dr. Deniz Tasdemir, who is also the head of the newly established Research Unit Marine Natural Product Chemistry within the Research Division Marine Ecology

Photos: GEOMAR, Jan Steffen, Leila Ivarsson, Christoph Wirth


GEOMAR Centre for Marine Biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Deniz Tasdemir | Director

Phone: +49-431 600-4430
Fax: +49-431 600-4441
Email: dtasdemir(at)

Room: 15
Am Kiel-Kanal 44
D-24106 Kiel

Personal Assistant / Office Management:
Bettina Reuter
Phone: ++49-431 600-4437
Fax: ++49-431 - 600-4441
email: breuter(at)