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Workshop on Genomics & Bioinformatics [July 2017]
The 5th 'International Workshop on Prokaryotic Genomics & Bioinformatics' took place from 18-21 July 2017 (→ read more)
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)
Dr. Dominik Schneider

  Georg-August University of Göttingen
  Institute of Microbiology and Genetics
  Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology
  Grisebachstr. 8
  37077 Göttingen, Germany
 Dominik Schneider

  Room: 0.118
  Tel: ++49 (0)551 39 33833
  Fax: ++49 (0)551 39 12181
  E-Mail: dschnei1(at)gwdg.de

Curriculum Vitae

 01/2014 – presentPostdoc, Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology of Prof. Dr. Rolf Daniel, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany
 5/2009 – 10/2013 PhD student in the DFG Research Unit 571 („Geobiology of organo- and biofilms: Coupling of the geosphere and the biosphere by microbial processes“) at the Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology of Prof. Dr. Rolf Daniel, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany
 03/2008 – 12/2008 Diploma thesis at the Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology of Prof. Dr. Rolf Daniel, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany
 10/2002 – 01/2008 Study of Biology at the Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany

PhD thesis

Metagenomic and Metatranscriptomic Analyses of Calcifying Biofilms

Research Projects


Dukunde A, Schneider D, Lu M, Brady S, Daniel R (2017) A novel, versatile family IV carboxylesterase exhibits high stability and activity in a broad pH spectrum. Biotechnol Lett doi: 10.1007/s10529-016-2282-1 (abstract).

Reyes C, Schneider D, Thürmer A, Kulkarni A, Lipka M, Sztejrenszus SY, Böttcher ME, Daniel R, Friedrich MW (2017) Potentially active iron, sulfur and sulfate reducing bacteria in Skagerrak and Bothnian Bay sediments. Geomicrobiol J DOI: 10.1080/01490451.2017.1281360 (abstract).

Schneider D, Wemheuer F, Pfeiffer B, Wemheuer B (2017) Extraction of total DNA and RNA from marine filter samples and generation of a cDNA as universal template for marker gene studies. Methods Mol Biol 1539:13-22 (abstract).

Clough Y, Krishna VV, Corre MD, Darras K, Denmead LH, Meijide A, Moser S, Musshoff O, Steinebach S, Veldkamp E, Allen K, Barnes AD, Breidenbach N, Brose U, Buchori D, Daniel R, Finkeldey R, Harahap I, Hertel D, Holtkamp AM, Hörandl E, Irawan B, Jaya IN, Jochum M, Klarner B, Knohl A, Kotowska MM, Krashevska V, Kreft H, Kurniawan S, Leuschner C, Maraun M, Melati DN, Opfermann N, Pérez-Cruzado C, Prabowo WE, Rembold K, Rizali A, Rubiana R, Schneider D, Tjitrosoedirdjo SS, Tjoa A, Tscharntke T, Scheu S (2016) Land-use choices follow profitability at the expense of ecological functions in Indonesian smallholder landscapes. Nat. Commun. 7:13137 (abstract).

Ionescu D, Spitzer S, Reimer A, Schneider D, Daniel R, Reitner J, de Beer D, Arp G (2015) Calcium dynamics in microbialite-forming exopolymer-rich mats on the atoll of Kiritimati, Republic of Kiribati, Central Pacific. Geobiology 13:170-180 (abstract).

Schneider D, Reimer A, Hahlbrock A, Arp G, Daniel R (2015) Metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analyses of bacterial communities derived from a calcifying karst water creek biofilm and tufa. Geomicrobiol J 32:316-331 (abstract).

Schneider D, Engelhaupt M, Allen K, Kurniawan S, Krashevska V, Heinemann M, Nacke H, Wijayanti M, Meryandini A, Corre MD, Scheu S, Daniel R (2015) Impact of lowland rainforest transformation on diversity and composition of soil prokaryotic communities in Sumatra (Indonesia). Front Microbiol 6:01339 (abstract).

Blumenberg M, Arp G, Reitner J, Schneider D, Daniel R, Thiel V (2013) Bacteriohopanepolyols in a stratified cyanobacterial mat from Kiritimati (Christmas Island, Kiribati). Org Geochem 55:55-62 (abstract).

Schneider D, Arp G, Reimer A, Reitner J,Daniel R (2013) Phylogenetic analysis of a microbialite-forming microbial mat from a hypersaline lake of the Kiritimati Atoll, Central Pacific. PLOS ONE 8:e66662 (abstract).