Prof. Dr. Andreas Kappler

Professor of Geomicrobiology

Universität Tübingen
Angewandte Geowissenschaften
Schnarrenbergstrasse 94-96
72076 Tübingen

Office: Room 6M40, Schnarrenbergstrasse 94-96
Phone: +49-(0)7071-29-74992
Fax: +49-(0)7071-29-5059

Email: andreas.kapplerspam

Curriculum vitae

KAPPLER, Andreas (Prof., Dr. rer. nat.)

Born: November 14, 1969

Education and professional background

Honorary Professor of Geomicrobiology

Aarhus University, Department of Biosciences, Center for Geomicrobiology

since 2008
Professor for Geomicrobiology

Stiftungsprofessur (Deutscher Stifterverband);

Center for Applied Geoscience, University of Tübingen

2004 - 2008
Head of the Geomicrobiology group

(Emmy-Noether junior research group);

Center for Applied Geoscience, University of Tübingen

2002 - 2004
Postdoctoral Scholar, Geobiology

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

Teaching Assistant, Microbial Diversity Summer Course

Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

2000 - 2002
Postdoctoral Scholar, Environmental Chemistry

Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (EAWAG/ETH) Zürich, Switzerland

Ph.D., Environmental Microbiology/Microbial Ecology

University of Konstanz, Germany

Diploma, Chemistry

University of Konstanz, Germany

Prof. Dr. Andreas Kappler

Fellow of the American Society of Microbiology

Member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen

Fellow of the Geological Society (GS)

Terry Beveridge Award (Geobiology Society)

Recipient of ERC starting grant „Microbial formation of minerals by communities of Fe(II)-oxidizing
bacteria in modern and ancient environments“ in 2012

Editor for Geobiology, Geochemical Perspectives Letters

Reviewer for DFG, NSF, Nature, Nature Reviews Microbiology, Science, Nature Geoscience, PNAS, Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, mBIO, Environmental Science & Technology, Astrobiology, JGR-Biogeosciences, Applied Soil Ecology, Geobiology, Geomicrobiological Journal, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, Chemical Geology, Geology.