Dr. Steinert, Georg

Forschungsbereich 3: Marine Ökologie
FE Marine Symbiosen

Büro:
Raum: DW-310
Telefon: +49 431 600-4486
Fax: +49 431 600-4482
E-Mail: gsteinert(at)geomar.de

Addresse:

Düsternbrooker Weg 20 D-24105 Kiel

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • 2017-2019 PostDoc, CvO Universität Oldenburg (Deutschland)
  • 2015-2017 PostDoc, Wageningen Universität (Niederlande)
  • 2011-2015 Dr. rer. Nat. Biologie, CvO Universität Oldenburg (Deutschland)
  • 2010 Diplom-Abschluss Biologie, CvO Universität Oldenburg (Deutschland)

Auszeichnungen, Stipendien

  • 2015-2017 Marie Skłodowska Curie initial training network (MC-ITN) fellowship, BluePharmTrain
  • 2014 Conference fellowship for the '2nd International Symposium on Sponge Microbiology 2014', German Academic Exchange Service DAAD
  • 2013 Conference fellowship for the '9th World Sponge Conference 2013', German Academic Exchange Service DAAD
  • 2013 Conference fellowship for the '9th World Sponge Conference 2013', Universitätsgesellschaft Oldenburg e.V. (UGO)
  • 2013 Research fellowship 'Microbial Symbiosis and Diversity in Marine Sponges', Centre for Microbial Innovation, University of Auckland, New Zealand - German Academic Exchange Service DAAD

Veröffentlichungen

Gouveia JD, Lian J, Steinert G, Smidt H, Sipkema D, Wijffels RH, Barbosa MJ (2019), ‘Associated bacteria of Botryococcus braunii (Chlorophyta)’. PeerJ 7, e6610, https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6610

Helber S, Steinert G, Wu YC, Rohde S, Hentschel Humeida U, Muhando C, Schupp PJ (2019), ‘Sponges from Zanzibar host diverse prokaryotic communities with potential for natural product synthesis’. FEMS Microbiology Ecology fiz026, DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fiz026

Dat TTH, Steinert G, Cuc NTK, Smidt H, Sipkema D. (2018) 'Archaeal and bacterial diversity and community composition from 18 phylogenetically divergent sponge species in Vietnam'. PeerJ 6:e4970, DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4970

Steinert G & Huete Stauffer H, Aas-Valleriani N, Borchert E, Bushan A, Campbell A, Chaib De Mares M, Costa M, Gutleben J, Knobloch S, Lee RG, Munroe S, Naik D, Peters EE, Stokes E, Wang W, Einarsdóttir E, Sipkema D (2018). 'BluePharmTrain: Biology and Biotechnology of Marine Sponges'. Grand Challenges in Marine Biotechnology. Grand Challenges in Biology and Biotechnology, Springer, Cham: 505 - 553, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69075-9_13

Steinert G & Gutleben J, Atikana A, Wijffels RH, Smidt H, Sipkema D. (2018) 'Coexistence of poribacterial phylotypes among geographically widespread and phylogenetically divergent sponge hosts'. Environmental Microbiology Reports 10(1): 80-91, DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12609

Moitinho-Silva L, Nielsen S, Amir A, Gonzalez G, Ackermann GL, Cerrano C, Astudillo-Garcia C, Easson C, Sipkema D, Liu F, Steinert G, Kotoulas G, McCormack GP, Feng G, Bell JJ, Vicente J, Björk JR, Montoya JM, Olson JB, Reveillaud J, Steindler L, Pineda MC, Marra MV, Ilan M, Taylor MW, Polymenakou P, Erwin PM, Schupp PJ, Simister RL, Knight R, Thacker RW, Costa R, Hill RT, López-Legentil S, Dailianis T, Ravasi T, Hentschel U, Li Z, Webster NS, Thomas T. 'The sponge microbiome project' (2017). GigaScience 6(10), DOI: 10.1093/gigascience/gix077

Steinert G, Rohde S, Janussen D, Blaurock C, Schupp PJ. 'Prokaryotic phyla show a host-specific assembly at high taxonomic ranks in marine sponges' (2017). Scientific Reports 7(1): 2542. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-02656-6

Moitinho-Silva L, Steinert G, Nielsen S, Hardoim CCP, Wu YC, McCormack G, López-Legentil S, Marchant R, Webster NS, Thomas T, Hentschel Humeida U. (2017) 'Predicting the HMA-LMA dichotomy in marine sponges by machine learning'. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:752, DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00752

Steinert G, Deines P, Simister R, Taylor MW, de Voogd NJ, Hoggard M, Schupp PJ (2016). 'In shallow and mesophotic tropical reef sponges from Guam the microbial community largely depends on host identity'. PeerJ 4:e1936, DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1936

Chauka JL, Steinert G, Mtolera MSP (2016). 'Tanzanian local environmental differences and bleaching histories influence on diversity and distribution of Symbiodinium in reef building coral'. African Journal of Marine Science 38(1), DOI: 10.2989/1814232X.2015.1123771

Steinert G, Taylor MW, Schupp PJ. (2015). 'Diversity of Actinobacteria associated with the marine ascidian Eudistoma toealensis'. Marine Biotechnology 17(4): 377-385, DOI: 10.1007/s10126-015-9622-3

Steinert G, Whitfield S, Taylor MW, Thoms C, Schupp PJ (2014). 'Application of diffusion chambers for the cultivation of marine sponge-associated bacteria'. Marine Biotechnology 16(5): 594-603, DOI:10.1007/s10126-014-9575-y

 

Beiträge zu Konferenzen

Invited talk at the 3nd International Symposium on Sponge Microbiology in Shanghai 2018. Steinert G, Versluis D, Moitinho-Silva L, Sipkema D, Schupp PJ. 'Are 16S rRNA gene profiles of demosponge-associated bacteria a viable marker for bioactivity?'

Poster at the ISME17 Conference in Leipzig, 2018. Steinert G, Wemheuer B, Janussen D, Erpenbeck D, Daniel R, Simon S, Brinkhoff T, Schupp PJ. 'Prokaryotic communities associated with Antarctic sponges and functional prediction of xenobiotic biodegradation and secondary metabolite biosynthesis'

Talk at the 10th World Sponge Conference in Galway 2017. Aldas-Vargas A, Sipkema D, Smidt H, Steinert G. 'Global patterns of microbial diversity and composition among three marine host types: sponges, corals, and ascidians'

Poster at the Gordon Research Conference 'Marine Microbes' 2016. Steinert G, Aldas-Vargas A, Schupp PJ, Gutleben J, Rohde S, Smidt H, Sipkema D. 'Environmental patterns in microbial communities associated with temperate and tropical marine sponges'

Talk at the 1st Annual AcroporaNet Symposium 2016. Steinert G, Schupp PJ, Smidt H, Sipkema D. 'Host-specific patterns in microbial communities associated with temperate and tropical marine sponges'

Talk at the 2nd International Symposium on Sponge Microbiology in Baltimore 2014. Steinert G, Deines P, Simister R, Taylor MW, Hoggart M, Schupp PJ. 'Sponge-associated microbial communities along a spatial gradient'

Talk at the 9th World Sponge Conference in Fremantle 2013. Steinert G, Whitfield S, Taylor MW, Schupp PJ. 'Phylogenetic analysis of bacteria isolated from sponges using a diffusion-growth-chamber'

Poster at the ISME14 - The Power Of The Small, Copenhagen 2012. Steinert G, Schupp PJ. 'Distribution and phylogeny of the Sponge-Symbiont 'Candidatus Entotheonella palauensis' in selected sponges from Micronesia'

Talk at the 15th Evolutionary Biology Meeting, Marseilles 2011. Steinert G, Huelsken T, Bininda-Emonds ORP. 'Molecular phylogeny of Mytilus edulis: Dispersal and diversity of the blue mussel at the coast of Germany'

Talk at the BioSystematics, Berlin 2011. Steinert G, Huelsken T, Bininda-Emonds ORP. 'Population structure and phylogeny of the Blue Mussel (Mytilus edulis) of the Wadden Sea of Lower Saxony (Germany)'