Mirja Meiners

Technician

HGF MPG Joint Research Group for Deep-Sea Ecology and Technology

MPI for Marine Microbiology
Celsiusstr. 1
D-28359 Bremen
Germany

Room: 

3131

Phone: 

+49 421 2028-640

Mirja Meiners
 
 
 

Specialization

  • Radiation Safety Officer
  • Molecular biology 
  • Fluorescence microscopy
     

    Technical qualifications

    • Different techniques of Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH, CARD-FISH)
    • Fluorescence microscopy
    • DNA extraction
    • Fluorescence activated cell sorting (FACS)
    • Radioactive methods for AOM (anaerobic oxidation of methane) and SRR (sulfate reduction rates)
    • Gas chromatography
     

    Expeditions

    2014 RV Polarstern PS86 (ARK 28-3), Aurora vent field, Arctic Ocean 
    2013 Field trip ECO2 Panarea, Aeolian Islands, Italy
    2008/2009 One-year stay on Helgoland to implement and maintain long-term sampling procedures

     

    Outreach

    August/September 2016 Hosting of a stall during the Maritime Week event in Bremen, within the “City Initiative Bremen”. Here, the public – especially youths and children – were informed about the research activities of the MPI Bremen, and were able to view a range of different samples from the North Sea, the river Weser, and a pond under the microscope.
    May 2014 Hosting of a stall during the European Maritime Day event in Bremen, within the “City Initiative Bremen”. Here, the public – especially youths and children – were informed about the research activities of the MPI Bremen, and were able to view a range of different sediment samples under the microscope.

     

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