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Prof. Dr. Frank Oliver Glöckner - Faculty of Geosciences

Since November 2019, Frank Oliver Glöckner has been a professor for the field of earth systems data science within the Faculty of Geosciences. His appointment was made in cooperation with the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI).

Frank Oliver Glöckner is an internationally renowned researcher and expert for environmental and genomic data, who has contributed significantly to scientific data infrastructures in earth science research for many years. After his degree and PhD studies in the field of microbial ecology at the TU Munich, Frank Oliver Glöckner moved to the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen. He led a project group on microbial genomics, amongst others, there and subsequently became the head of the Microbial Genomics and Bioinformatics working group. Frank Oliver Glöckner was a professor for bioinformatics at the Jacobs University from 2010 onwards.

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