Interfakultäres Institut für Mikrobiologie und Infektionsmedizin

PD Dr. Iris Maldener

Short CV

1981-1987: Course of studies in Biology at University of Regensburg;

Diploma work at the "Lehrstuhl für Zellbiologie und Pflanzenphysiologie" with Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lockau. Title: "Investigation of Photosystem I in Euglena gracilis".

1991: PhD Thesis in Cell Biology at the Lehrstuhl für Zellbiologie und Pflanzenphysiologie, Universität Regensburg (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lockau). Title: Ca2+ dependent protease of the cyanobacterium Anabaena.

1992: Postdoc (DFG postdoctoral fellowship) at "Plant Research Laboratory" at Michigan State University in the group of Prof. Dr. Peter Wolk. Research topics: characterisation of transposon derived mutants defective in heterocyst differentiation.

1993-2006: Scientific Assistant at the "Lehrstuhl für Zellbiologie und Pflanzenphysiologie", University of Regensburg. Teaching in Botany, Plant Physiology, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry.

2002: Habilitation in Cell Biology and Botany

Since 2007: Research Associate at University of Tübingen

2011: Habilitation in Microbiology

Research interest: cell differentiation in cyanobacteria; multicellular procaryotes; cell-cell communication; cell wall of bacteria; ultra structure of cyanobacteria.