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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)
Dr. Heiko Nacke

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

  Room: 3.127
  Tel: ++49 (0)551 39 33841
  Fax: ++49 (0)551 39 12181
  E-Mail: hnacke(at)gwdg.de

Curriculum Vitae

 Since 06/2016Research associate, Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology and Göttingen Genomics Laboratory (G2L), Georg-August-University Göttingen
 06/2014 - 05/2016 Research fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Prosser and Prof. Nicol, Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen (UK) (research stipend of DFG)
 11/2011 - 05/2014 Research associate, Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology, Georg-August-University Göttingen
 04/2008 - 10/2011Phd student in the research group of Prof. Daniel: “Identification and characterization of microbial key functions in soils of the German Biodiversity Exploratories representing different land use and management types“, Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology, Georg-August-University Göttingen
 06/2007 - 02/2008 Diploma thesis, in the laboratory of Prof. Liebl: “Charakterisierung von transformationsdefekten Mutanten in Thermus thermopiles“, Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology, Georg-August-University Göttingen
 10/2002 - 05/2007 Study of Biology at the Georg-August University Göttingen

Major Research Interests


Nacke H, Daniel R, Poehlein A (2017) Genome sequence of creatinine-fermenting Tissierella creatinophila strain KRE 4T (DSM 6911). Genome Announc 5:e00051-17 (abstract).

Villamizar GA, Nacke H, Daniel R (2017) Function-based metagenomic library screening and heterologous expression strategy for genes encoding phosphatase activity. Methods Mol Biol 1539:249-260 (abstract).

Boch S, Allan E, Birkhofer B, Bossdorf O, Blüthgen N, Christ-Breulmann S, Diekötter T, Dormann CF, Gossner MM, Hallmann C, Hemp A, Hölzel N, Jung K, Klaus VH, Klein AM, Kleinebecker T, Lange M, Müller J, Nacke H, Prati D, Renner SC, Rothenwöhrer C, Schall P, Schulze E-D, Socher SA, Tscharntke T, Türke M, Weiner CN, Weisser WW, Westphal C, Wolters V, Wubet T, Fischer M (2016) Extensive und jährlich wechselnde Nutzungs-intensität fördert den Artenreichtum im Grünland. ANLiegen Natur 38/1: (abstract).

Kaiser K, Wemheuer B, Korolkow V , Wemheuer F, Nacke H, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Daniel R (2016) Driving forces of soil bacterial community structure, diversity, and function in temperate grasslands and forests. Sci Rep 6:33696 (abstract).

Nacke H, Goldmann K, Schöning I, Pfeiffer B, Kaiser K, Castillo-Villamizar GA, Schrumpf M, Buscot F, Daniel R, Wubet T (2016) Fine spatial scale variation of soil microbial communities under European beech and Norway spruce. Front Microbiol 7:2067 (abstract).

Wüst PK, Nacke H, Kaiser K, Marhan S, Sikorski J, Kandeler E, Daniel R, Overmann J (2016) Estimates of the bacterial ribosome content and diversity in soils are significantly affected by different nucleic acid extraction methods. Appl Environ Microbiol 82:2595-607 (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).

Allan E, Bossdorf O, Dormann CF, Prati D, Gossner MM, Tscharntke T, Blüthgen N, Bellach M, Birkhofer K, Boch S, Böhm S, Börschig C, Chatzinotas A, Christ S, Daniel R, Diekötter T, Fischer C, Friedl T, Glaser K, Hallmann C, Hodac L, Hölzel N, Jung K, Klein AM, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Krauss J, Lange M, Morrisu EK, Müller J, Nacke H, Pašalic E, Rillig MC, Rothenwöhrer C, Schall P, Scherber C, Schulze W, Socher SA, Steckel J, Steffan-Dewenter I, Türke M, Weiner CN, Werner M, Westphal C, Wolters V, Wubet T, Gockel S, Gorke M, Hemp A, Renner SC, Schöning I, Pfeiffer S, König-Ries B, Buscot F, Linsenmair KE, Schulze E-D, Weisser WW, Fischer M (2014) Interannual variation in land-use intensity enhances grassland multidiversity. PNAS 111:308-313 (abstract).

Broszat M, Nacke H, Blasi R, Siebe C , Huebner J, Daniel R, Grohmann E (2014) Wastewater irrigation increases abundance of potentially harmful Gammaproteobacteria in soils from Mezquital Valley, Mexico. Appl Environ Microbiol 80:5282-5291 (abstract).

Nacke H, Fischer C, Thürmer A, Meinicke P, Daniel R (2014) Land use type significantly affects microbial gene transcription in soil. Microb Ecol 67:919–930 (abstract).

Nacke H, Daniel R (2014) Approaches in metagenome research - progress and challenges. In: Encyclopedia of Metagenomics. SpringerReference (Ed: Nelson, K.). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg SpringerReference_363415 (abstract).

Röske I, Sabra W, Nacke H, Daniel R, Zeng AP, Antranikian G, Sahm K (2014) Microbial community composition and dynamics in high-temperature biogas reactors using industrial bioethanol waste as substrate. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 98:9095-9106 (abstract).

Sahm K, John P, Nacke H, Wemheuer B, Grote R, Daniel R, Antranikian G (2013) High abundance of heterotrophic prokaryotes in hydrothermal springs of the Azores as revealed by a network of 16S rRNA gene-based methods. Extremophiles 17:649-662 (abstract).

Birkhofer K, Schöning I, Alt F, Herold N, Klarner B, Maraun M, Marhan S, Oelmann Y, Wubet T, Yurkov A, Begerow D, Berner D, Buscot F, Daniel R, Diekötter T, Ehnes RB, Erdmann G, Fischer C, Foesel B, Groh J, Gutknecht J, Kandeler E, Lang C, Lohaus G, Meyer A, Nacke H, Näther A, Overmann J, Polle A, Pollierer MM, Scheu S, Schloter M, Schulze ED, Schulze W, Weinert J, Weisser WW, Wolters V, Schrumpf M (2012) General relationships between abiotic soil properties and soil biota across spatial scales and different land-use types. PLoS One 7:e43292 (abstract).

Nacke H, Engelhaupt M, Brady S, Fischer C, Tautzt J, Daniel R (2012) Identification and characterization of novel cellulolytic and hemicellulolytic genes and enzymes derived from German grassland soil metagenomes. Biotechnol Lett 34:663-75 (abstract).

Pallmann P, Schaarschmidt F, Hothorn LA, Fischer C, Nacke H, Priesnitz KU, Schork NJ (2012) Assessing group differences in biodiversity by simultaneously testing a user-defined selection of diversity indices. Mol Ecol Resour 12:1068-1078 (abstract).

Nacke H, Thürmer A, Wollherr A, Will C, Hodac L, Herold N, Schöning I, Schrumpf M, Daniel R (2011) Pyrosequencing-based assessment of bacterial community structure along different management types in German forest and grassland soils. PLoS One 6:e17000 (abstract).

Nacke H, Will C, Herzog S, Nowka B, Engelhaupt M, Daniel R (2011) Identification of novel lipolytic genes and gene families by screening of metagenomic libraries derived from soil samples of the German Biodiversity Exploratories. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 78:188-201 (abstract).

Will C, Thürmer A, Wollherr A, Nacke H, Herold N, Schrumpf M, Gutknecht J, Wubet T, Buscot F, Daniel R (2010) Horizon-specific bacterial community composition of German grassland soils as revealed by pyrosequencing-based analysis of 16S rRNA genes. Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6751-6759 (abstract).

Will C, Nacke H, Thürmer A, Daniel R (2010) Charakterisierung und Nutzung der bakteriellen Diversität in Bodenmetagenomen. GENOMXPRESS 1.10:9-11 (abstract).