Dr. Martina Blümel

Research Division 3: Marine Ecology
RU Marine Natural Products Chemistry

Office:
Room: 021
Phone: +49 431 600-4439
Fax: +49 431 600-4441
E-Mail:  mbluemel(at)geomar.de

Address:
Am Kiel-Kanal 44
D-24106 Kiel

  • Research interests

Microbiology (especially Marine Fungi), cultivation techniques for marine microorganisms, OSMAC, co-cultivation, marine natural products chemistry, biotechnology, microbial ecology, project management

  • Academic positions

- Senior scientist position at GEOMAR, Research Unit Marine Natural Products Chemistry/ GEOMAR-Biotech, Kiel, since August 2016

- Project manager of DFG Priority Program 1530 at Kiel University, Plant Breeding Institute, Kiel, Germany, 2011-2016

- Postdoctoral position as Marine Microbiologist at IFM-GEOMAR (now GEOMAR), Kiel, Germany, 2006-2011

- PhD in Microbiology, Kiel University, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Kiel, Germany, 2001-2006

  • Publications

Bittkau KS, Dörschmann P, Blümel M, Tasdemir D, Roider J, Klettner A, Alban S (2019). Comparison of the Effects of Fucoidans on the Cell Viability of Tumor and Non-Tumor Cell Lines. Mar Drugs 17, 258. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/md17050258

Parrot D., Blümel M., Utermann C., Chianese G., Krause S., Kovalev A., Gorb S.N., Tasdemir D. (2019). Mapping the Surface Microbiome and Metabolome of Brown Seaweed Fucus vesiculosus by Amplicon Sequencing, Integrated Metabolomics and Imaging Techniques. Sci Rep.9(1):1061. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-37914-8.

Fan, B., Parrot, D., Blümel, M., Labes, A. und Tasdemir, D. (2019). Influence of OSMAC-Based Cultivation in Metabolome and Anticancer Activity of Fungi Associated with the Brown Alga Fucus vesiculosus. Marine Drugs, 17 (1).doi: 10.3390/md17010067

Oppong-Danquah, E., Parrot, D., Blümel, M., Labes, A. und Tasdemir, D. (2018). Molecular Networking-Based Metabolome and Bioactivity Analyses of Marine-Adapted Fungi Co-cultivated With Phytopathogens. Front Microbiol 9, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02072

Utermann C., Parrot D., Breusing C., Stuckas H., Staufenberger T., Blümel M., Tasdemir D. (2018). Combined genotyping, microbial diversity and metabolite profiling studies on farmed Mytilus spp. from Kiel fjord. Sci. Rep. 8, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-26177-y

Blümel M., Dally N., Jung C. Flowering time regulation in crops - what did we learn from Arabidopsis? Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 2015, 32, 121-129

Thiel V., Hügler M., Blümel M., Baumann H., Gärtner A., Schmaljohann R., Strauss H., Garbe-Schönberg D., Petersen S., Cowart D.A., Fisher C.A., Imhoff J.F. Widespread Occurrence of Two Carbon Fixation Pathways in Tubeworm Endosymbionts: Lessons from Hydrothermal Vent Associated Tubeworms from the Mediterranean Sea. Front. Microbiol. 2012, 3, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00423

Wiese J., Ohlendorf B., Blümel M., Schmaljohann R., Imhoff J.F. Phylogenetic Identification of Fungi Isolated from the Marine Sponge Tethya aurantium and Identification of Their Secondary Metabolites. Mar. Drugs 2011, 9, 561-585

Tank M., Blümel M., Imhoff J.F. Communities of purple sulfur bacteria in a Baltic Sea coastal lagoon analyzed by pufLM gene libraries and the impact of temperature and NaCl concentration in experimental enrichment cultures. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 2011, 78, 428-438.

Gärtner A., Blümel M., Wiese J., Imhoff J.F. Isolation and characterization of bacteria from the Eastern Mediterranean deep sea. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 2011, 100, 421-435

Lachnit T., Blümel M., Imhoff J.F., Wahl M. Specific epibacterial communities on macroalgae: phylogeny mahers more than habitat. Aquat. Biol. 2009, 5, 181-186.

Blümel M., Süling J., Imhoff J.F. Depth-specific distribution of Bacteroidetes in the oligotrophic Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 2007, 46, 209-224

  • Selected Posters

Fan B., Parrot D., Blümel M., Wenzel-Storjohann A., Labes A., Tasdemir, D. Applying OSMAC approach to marine fungi for discovery of new anticancer leads. 2nd conference of Marine fungal Natural Products (MaFNaP_2017), Kiel, Germany, 27- 29 June 2017

Oppong-Danquah E., Parrot D., Blümel M., Labes A., Tasdemir D. Discovery of novel anti-phytopathogenic agents through co-cultivation of marine-derived fungi. Conference on Advances in Integrated Ocean Research towards Sustainable Development, Kiel, Germany, 2-6 July 2017

Jung C., Blümel M. PP1530: Flowering Time control – from natural variation to crop improvement. Conference of the German Plant Breeding Society, Giessen, Germany, 28 Feb-1 March 2012 

 

  • Research cruises

2011: POSEIDON 412 (Western Mediterranean Sea, Aeolian islands)

2006/7: METEOR 71/2 (Eastern Mediterranean Sea)

2005: SONNE 185 (Indian Ocean, Timor Strait, Arafura Sea)

2003: POLARSTERN ARK XIX/4a (East Greenland Sea)

2002: POLARSTERN ARK XVIII/1a (Denmark Strait, East Greenland Sea)

2002: ARNE TISELIUS (North Sea, Swedish West Coast)

2000: ALKOR 156 (Baltic Sea, Gotland Deep)

1999: METEOR 44/4 (Eastern Mediterranean Sea)