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Kai Bischof

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Prof. Dr. Kai Bischof

Research interests

  • Marine Botany
  • Ecophysiology of marine algae
  • Acclimation strategies towards abiotic stress
  • Photosynthesis in marine algae and seagrass
  • Stress physiology of zooxanthellae
  • Physiological protection mechanisms against high light stress
  • Generation and scavenging of reactive oxygen species
  • Comparative research on related algae from different climate regions

University teaching

  • Aquatic flora
  • Concepts of marine ecophysiology
  • Ecophysiology of marine algae
  • Plant physiology

Appointments & Education

  • Since 2006: Professor for Marine Botany, University of Bremen, Germany
  • 2004-2007: Head of Junior Research Group "Polar Algae", Institute for Polar Ecology, University of Kiel and Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany
  • 2003-2006: Assistant Professor for Biological Oceanography, Institute for Polar Ecology, University of Kiel, Germany
  • 2001-2003: PostDoc at the Department of Marine Biology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • 2000-2001: PostDoc at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany
  • 1997-2000:PhD student at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany
  • 1991-1996: University studies of biology at the Universities of Bochum and Osnabrück (Germany), majors: Botany, Ecology, Biophysics
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