Marine Ecology


As part of the Marine Natural Product Chemistry research unit, GEOMAR-Biotech (GEOMAR Centre for Marine Biotechnology) is dedicated to transferring the results of outstanding research in marine biotechnology into 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


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:
Christina Mausolf
Phone: ++49-431 600-4437
Fax: ++49-431 - 600-4441
email: cmausolf(at)