Dr. Ute Risse-Buhl

Scientist

Brief profile

  • Freshwater ecologist, Eukaryotic Microbiologist, Biofilm researcher
  • Research interest: Biodiversity of eukaryotic microbes, microbial food webs and matter fluxes across spatiotemporal scales, anthropogenic impacts and climate change challenges for eukaryotic microbes in freshwater ecosystems

Current projects

  • Biofilms as functional indicators to sustain river ecosystem health
  • Overlooked bed shift? Modulation of the stream microbial food web and metabolism by patches of migrating sand ripples (EcoMigRip)
    Supervisor of PhD student Anna Oprei, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
  • Biogeochemical hot moments upon flow resumption and coupled sediment transport: A comprehensive approach for temporary and perennial stream ecosystems (FlowReSeT)
    Team: José Schreckinger & Clara Mendoza-Lera
  • Metabolism as an indicator of ecosystem health in large rivers
    Supervisor of PhD student Hugo Enrique Reyes Aldana, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ Magdeburg

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2022 Principal Investigator, Faculty of Biology at University of Kaiserslautern & Institute for Environmental Sciences at Campus Landau
2021 Habilitation (Ecology & Limnology), Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
2018-2021 Principal Investigator, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ Magdeburg
2017-2018 Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal & University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde
2014-2017 Research Associate, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ Magdeburg
2010-2013 Principal Investigator, Department of Freshwater Conservation, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
2010 Postdoc, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2009 Graduate Assistant, University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde
2009 Postdoc, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus
2003-2008 Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.), Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2006 Guest researcher, University of Cologne
2003 Diploma (Biology), Friedrich Schiller University Jena
1998-1999 Erasmus student (Biology), University of Birmingham, Great Britain

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