Curriculum Vitae Bernhard Fuchs

Education 1992 Technical University (TU) of Munich, Germany; Vordiplom Biology
  1995 TU Munich, Germany; Diplom Biology (Microbiology, Genetics, Immunology, Civil Engineering)
  1998 TU Munich, Germany, Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) Microbiology
  2010 Habilitation at the University Bremen (Privatdozent), Microbial Ecology
Employment 1996-98 Research Assistant at the Technical University of Munich, Department of Microbiology, Germany
  1999-2002 Research Scientist (PostDoc) in the Department for Molecular Ecology, at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
  2003-2018 Project Leader in the Department for Molecular Ecology
  since 2018 Group Leader "Flow Cytometry" in the Department for Molecular Ecology
Professional Experience 1999-2000 Cooperation with BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) for screening of commercially usable marine products
  2001-2003 Cooperation with AstraZeneca (Brixham, UK) for development of a monitoring system for the persistence of chemicals in the marine environment
  2003 Participation in the international cruises to the Namibian upwelling system with the RV Meteor (M57/3) and across the Atlantic Ocean with the RRS James Clark Ross (AMT13 )
  since 2005 Member of the faculty of the International Max Planck Research School (Marmic)
  2006 Chief Scientist of the Marmic :V:I:S:I:O:N: cruise from Reykjavik to Lisbon through the North Atlantic Ocean.
  2009 Participation in the Indian-German iron fertilization experiment LOHAFEX in the Atlantic part of the Southern Ocean with RV “Polarstern”
  2010 - 2016 Elected as the Institutes Representative at the Max Planck Society meetings for the Biological and Medical Section
  2011 Participation in the international cruise to the Northern Atlantic Gyre System with the RRS Discovery (LINK)
  2015/2016 Participation in the international cruise across the Southern Pacific Gyre from Antofagasta (Chile) to Wellinton (NZ) with the TFS Sonne (UltraPac)
  2016 -2023 Elected Ombudsperson of the Institute
Teaching since 2005 faculty member of the International Max Planck Research School of marine Microbiology (MarMic), involved in teaching in courses for the MSc and PhD program
  Molecular microbial ecology course at the University Bremen with field trips to Helgoland (three weeks) in cooperation with the “Biologische Anstalt, Alfred-Wegener Institute” in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2013
  Molecular microbial ecology course at the Ruder Boskovic Institute in Rovinj / Croatia (two weeks) in 2012
  Teaching courses in cooperation with the company RIBOCON for sequence analysis using the software program ARB in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  Molecular microbial ecology courses at the University Zürich at the high alpine lake station Lago di Cadagno, Ticino, in 2002 and 2004.


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