Current Group


PhD students

Ola Mohamed Nour: Kiel University / GEOMAR on the “Impact of elevated temperature and different salinities on the brush-clawed shore crab Hemigrapsus takanoi“ (Co-supervision: PhD fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service (PhD, DAAD, 2016 – 19)

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Jahangir Vajed Samiei: Kiel University / GEOMAR on the “The neglected role of environmental fluctuations as modulator of stress and driver of rapid evolution“ (PhD, 2017 – 2021)

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Fabian Wolf: Kiel University / GEOMAR on the “Extreme events – effects of heat waves and upwelling events on benthic communities of the Baltic Sea, and possibilities for their mitigation” (Extremereignisse – Auswirkungen von Hitzewellen und Auftriebsereignissen auf bodenlebende Artgemeinschaften der Ostsee, sowie Möglichkeiten zu deren Minderung) (PhD, 2018 – 2021)

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Bachelor and Master students and internships

Katja Seebass: Osnabrück University on the “The role of hypoxic upwelling in mitigating the negative impacts of marine heatwaves in an important marine predator” (main supervisor, Bachelor 2019)


Tatjana Liese: Kiel University “Evaluation of new aquaculture methodologies for the Baltic Sea cockle Cerastoderma edule, in an environmental change context” (co-supervisor, Master, 2019)