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Joining ERA-IB consortium MetaCat [January 2017]
Since January 2017 our department belongs to the MetaCat consortium - a metagenomic collection of novel and highly efficient biocatalysts for industrial biotechnology (→ read more)
New OBAC cluster funded within ERA-IB [November 2016]
Partners form Frankfurt, Ulm, La Coruna, Gent and Göttingen will work together within the joint project 'OBAC - Overcoming energetic barriers in acetogenic conversion of carbon dioxide'. (→ read more)
FLEXIZUCKER - new BMEL funded project [October 2016]
Process engineering, enzymatic and genomic characterization of a flexible biogas production with targeted use of sugar beets (→ read more)
Annual Genomics Workshop [July 2016]
The 4th 'International Workshop on Prokaryotic Genomics & Bioinformatics' took place from 19-22 July 2016. (→ read more)
CDiff project elongation until 2018 [July 2016]
A research co-operation of microbiologists from northern Germany analyses the hospital-aquired pathogen Clostridium difficile in order to develop new diagnostic tools and therapies. (→ read more)
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Curriculum Vitae


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Rolf Daniel


Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology
& Göttingen Genomics Laboratory
Institute of Microbiology and Genetics
Georg August University Göttingen
Grisebachstr. 8
D-37077 Göttingen, Germany

   
Academic education 1984-1991 Biology (Diploma), Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany
Dissertation 1994 Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany
Habilitation 2003 Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany
Professorship 2012 Full Professor (W3), Biological Faculty of the
         Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany
   
Positions
 
since Feb. 2012 Full Professor (W3 Genomic and Applied Microbiology) Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Georg-August University Göttingen
May 2012 - May 2016 Director of Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Georg-August University Göttingen
May 2008 - Jan. 2012 Acting Director of the Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology and Head of the “Göttingen Genomics Laboratory”, Georg-August University Göttingen
August 2011 Calling to Georg-August University (W3 Genomic and Applied Microbiology), acceptance of calling 10/2011
July 2010 Calling to Westfälische Wilhelms University (W2 Microbial Biotechnology), decline of calling 02/2011
June 1996 - April 2008 Group Leader, Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology, Georg-August University Göttingen
June 1995 - May 1996 Research Fellow, University of California (Berkeley, USA), Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (Research stipend of DFG)
May 1994 - May 1995  Research Fellow, Georg August University Göttingen, Department of General Microbiology
   
Community Service, Honors and Awards
 
2013 - present Speaker "North German Center of Microbial Genomics" (Norddeutsches Zentrum für Mikrobielle Genomforschung, NZMG)
2013 Norddeutscher Wissenschaftspreis (Northern German Science Award)
2012 - present Advisory Board Member of "Greifswald Center for Functional Genomics of Microbes"
2011 - present Editorial Board Member of Biotechnology Letters
2010 - 2014 Coordinator of the GenoMik-Transfer network of the BMBF
2008 - 2011 Head of the Organizing Committee of the Fourth and Fifth European Conference on Prokaryotic Genomics (ProkaGENOMICS 2009; ProkaGENOMICS 2011)
2008 - 2010 Editor of the book “Metagenomics: Methods and Protocols” in the series Methods in Molecular Biology Vol. 668, Humana Press, Springer Verlag (Publication 21.09.2010)
2007 - present Editorial Board Member of Applied and Environmental Microbiology
1995 Research Stipend of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Science Foundation)
1994 PhD thesis award of the Biology Faculty, Georg August University Göttingen