Dr. Torben Stührmann

Senior Researcher with focus on Resilient socio-technical systems at the artec Sustainability Research Center and at the Faculty of Production Engineering, Research Group 10 Technology Design and Technology Development


Pfannes, K.R., Langenbach, K.M., Pilloni, G., Stührmann, T., Euringer, K., Lueders, T., Neu, T.R., Müller, J.A., Kästner, & M., Meckenstock, R.U. (2015). Selective elimination
of bacterial faecal indicators in the Schmutzdecke of slow sand filtration columns. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology December 2015, 99(23), 10323-10332.

Lavik, G., Stührmann, T., Mohrholz, V., Reißmann, J., Siegel, H., Van der Plas, A., Fuchs, B., Brüchert, V., Amann, R., Lass, U., & Kuypers, M. (2009). Detoxification of sulphidic African shelf waters by blooming chemolithotrophs. Nature 457, 581-584.

Liebner, S., Rublack, K., Stührmann, T., & Wagner, D. (2009). Diversity of Aerobic Methanotrophic Bacteria in a Permafrost Active Layer Soil of the Lena Delta, Siberia. Microbial Ecology,57 (1), 25-35. 

Gade, D., Stührmann, T., Reinhard, R. and Rabus, R. (2005). Growth phase/cycle dependent regulation of protein composition in Rhodopirellula baltica. Environmental Microbiology,8, 1074–1084.

01/2012 - 07/2012
Project management and PR for EU projects Micro B3 (Jacobs University Bremen) and MG4U (Center National de la Recherche Scientifique, Station biologique de Roscoff, FRANCE) at EMPA-Johanna B. Wesnigk

03/2010 - 07/2011
Project manager of the EU project Goodwater (Marie Curie Initial Training Network, at Helmholtz Zentrum München)

06/2009 - 03/2010
Post-doc at the Institute of Groundwater Ecology, Helmholtz Zentrum, München

11/2003 - 05/2009
PhD thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in the "International Max Planck Research School of Marine Microbiology" with the title: "The Bacterial Sulfur Cycle in the Benguela Buoyancy System"

Diplom degree thesis: Enzymatic and proteomic studies on Rhodopirellula baltica


Universität Bremen
artec Sustainability Research Center
Seminar- und Forschungsverfügungsgebäude (SFG)
Enrique-Schmidt-Straße 7
28359 Bremen

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