Short CV/Education and training

  • 1993 – 1996
    Studied biology at RWTH Aachen University, Germany

  • 1996 – 1999
    Studied biology at the University of Hamburg, Germany

  • 1999
    Diplom degree in biology from the University of Hamburg (Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science), thesis: Studies of the taxonomic composition and the reserves of energy-storage substances in benthopelagic fauna of the northeast Atlantic

  • 2000 – 2003
    PhD student at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

  • 2004
    Doctor of Natural Science (Dr. rer. nat.) in biology/chemistry from the University of Bremen, dissertation: Microbial carbon processing in marine sediments: Case studies in North Sea sands and oligotrophic deep-sea sediments

  • 2004 – 2005
    RCOM Fellow at the University of Bremen / German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Centre Ocean Margins

  • 2005 – 2006
    Marie Curie research fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

  • 2006 – 2007
    Marie Curie research fellowship at the University of Bremen / DFG Research Centre Ocean Margins

  • 2007 – 2010
    MARUM Fellow at the University of Bremen / MARUM

  • 2011
    Accepted into the DFG's Emmy Noether programme, director of the junior research group "Hydrothermal Geomicrobiology" at MARUM / the University of Bremen

Selected publications

  • Bühring, S.I., Sievert, S.M., Jonkers, H.M., Ertefai, T., Elshahed, M.S. Krumholz, L.R. & Hinrichs, K.-U. (2011). "Insights into chemotaxonomic composition and carbon cycling of phototrophic communities in an artesian sulphur-rich spring (Zodletone, Oklahoma, USA), a possible analogue for ancient microbial mat systems". Geobiology 9/2: 166-179.

  • Bühring, S.I., Smittenberg, R.H., Sachse, D., Lipp, J.S., Golubic, S., Sachs, J.P., Hinrichs, K.-U. & Summons. (2009) "A hypersaline microbial mat from the Pacific Atoll Kiritimati: Insight into composition and carbon fixation using biomarker analyses and a 13C-labeling approach". Geobiology 7:308-323.

  • Bühring, S.I., Ehrenhauss, S., Kamp, A., Moodley, L. & Witte, U. (2006): "Enhanced benthic activity in sandy sublittoral sediments: Evidence from 13C-tracer experiments" Marine Biology Research 2:120-129.

  • Bühring, S.I., Lampadariou, N., Moodley, L., Tselepides, A. & Witte, U. (2006) "Benthic microbial and whole-community responses to different amounts of 13C-enriched algae: in situ experiments in the deep Cretan Sea (eastern Mediterranean). Limnology & Oceanography 51/1: 157-165.

  • Bühring, S.I., Elvert, M. & Witte, U. (2005): "The microbial community structure of different permeable sandy sediments characterised by the investigation of bacterial fatty acids and fluorescence in situ hybridisation". Environmental Microbiology 7/2: 281-293.


Selected projects

  • ShallowPath – Marine shallow-water hydrothermal systems: microbial biocommunities and metabolic pathways

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • 2 children


Contact

You can only see the contact information of the academics in the database if you are a registered user of AcademiaNet.
Please register here

Testimonials

  1. Read what our members say about AcademiaNet.

No more excuses!

  1. Please download the brochure "No more excuses" and read more about female experts in Europe, and about AcademiaNet.

Similar profiles

  1. Prof. Dr. Christine Alewell

    Environment, Mathematics and statisticsbiogeochemistry, isotope geochemistry, soil science

  2. Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius

    Biological and related sciences , EnvironmentMicrobiology, biogeochemistry

  3. Dr. Elvira Astafyeva

    EnvironmentEarth and the Terrestrial Planets: structure, history and models

  4. Prof. Dr. Johanna Baehr

    EnvironmentPhysical oceanography and dynamics of the climate system