Dr.rer.nat. Alexandra Marki

PostDoc with the Research Unit Biogeochemical Modelling

Room: 20-210
Tel.: +49 431 600-4270
Fax: +49 431 600-4469
E-Mail: amarki(at)geomar.de

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Düsternbrooker Weg 20
24105 Kiel

Research Interests

  • phytoplankton and microbial community structure
  • ecophysiology of plankton
  • food web succession in mesocosms
  • optimality based modelling

Education and Employment

  • 07/2012 - 01/2016  PhD candidate at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany, PhD-Thesis: "Model based analysis of plankton responses to variations in nutrient stoichiometry in oxygen minimum zones"; Project SFB 754
  • 2007 – 2009  Laurea Specialistica in Biological Monitoring Sciences and Technologies (Biology) at the University of Genoa; title of thesis "Studies of factors involved in the development of 3-D-cell-models of Porifera"
  • 2004 – 2008  Laurea in Biological Sciences (Curriculum Ecophysiology) at the University of Genoa; title of Thesis "Techniques for maintenance of the marine sponge Chondrosia reniformis (Nardo 1847) in aquarium and phragmorphes in petri dishes for cell culture"
  • 1997-1999  Courses in Biology and Earth Science at the Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck
  • 1997  "Studienberechtigungsprüfung" (Biology and Earth Science)