Prof. Dr. Christa Schleper

Head of Division
Leader of the Archaea Ecology and Evolution Group

Room: 1.093
1090 Wien, Althanstraße 14 (UZA I)
T: +43-1-4277-76510
M: +43-664-60277-76510
F: +43-1-4277-876510
christa.schleper@univie.ac.at


Curriculum Vitae

Appointments / Career

04/2013 - now

Vice-Head of Department Ecogenomics and Systems Biology, University of Vienna Austria
Archaea Biology and Ecogenomics Group Leader
our department "Genetics in Ecology" has fused with the department "Molecular Systems Biology"

10/2007 - 03/2013

Head of Department Genetics in Ecology, University of Vienna, Austria

2007 - 2014

Adjunct Professor,Center of Excellence for Geobiology, University of Bergen, Norway

2004 - 2007

University Professor, Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway

1998 - 2004

Group leader ("assistant professor") at the University of Darmstadt, Germany at the Institute of Microbiology and Genetics

04/2002

Habilitation, venia legendi for teaching in Microbiology and Genetics (University of Darmstadt, Germany)

1996 - 1997

University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Edward DeLong

1996

Californian Institute of Technology, Pasadena and Agouron Institute, La Jolla, CA
Postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Melvin Simon

1994 - 1995

Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Wolfram Zillig

1989 - 1993

Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
Doctorate (PhD) in the laboratory of Dr. Wolfram Zillig

Education

1988 - 1989

Diploma in Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany

1986 - 1988

University of Konstanz, Germany
Studies in biology: microbiology, immunology and genetics

1982 - 1985

University of Aachen, Germany
Studies in biology, sociology and languages (english, french)

Awards

2017Elected full member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)
2016ERC Advanced Grant (2.5 Mio EUR)
2011Elected member of the American Academy of Microbiology (ASM)
2001EMBO Young Investigator Award (EMBO-YIP)
1995-1997Post-doctoral Fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for US

Publications

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Methylotrophic methanogenic Thermoplasmata implicated in reduced methane emissions from bovine rumen. / Poulsen, Morten; Schwab, Clarissa; Jensen, Bent Borg; Engberg, Ricarda M; Spang, Anja; Canibe, Nuria; Hojberg, Ole; Milinovich, Gabriel John; Fragner, Lena; Schleper, Christa; Weckwerth, Wolfram; Lund, Peter; Schramm, Andreas; Urich, Tim.

in: Nature Communications, Band 4, 1428, 2013.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Quantitative and phylogenetic study of the Deep Sea Archaeal Group in sediments of the Arctic mid-ocean spreading ridge. / Jorgensen, Steffen; Thorseth, Ingunn; Pedersen, Rolf-Birger; Baumberger, Tamara; Schleper, Christa.

in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Band 4, 299, 2013.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Responses of the terrestrial ammonia-oxidizing archaeon Ca. Nitrososphaera viennensis and the ammonia-oxidizing bacterium Nitrosospira multiformis to nitrification inhibitors. / Shen, Tianlin; Stieglmeier, Michaela; Dai, Jiulan; Urich, Tim; Schleper, Christa.

in: FEMS Microbiology Letters, Band 344, Nr. 2, 2013, S. 121-129.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Seasonal and vertical distribution of putative ammonia-oxidizing thaumarchaeotal communities in an oligotrophic lake. / Vissers, Elisabeth W.; Blaga, Cornelia I.; Bodelier, Paul L.E.; Muyzer, Gerard; Schleper, Christa; Sinninghe Damste, Jaap S.; Tourna, Maria; Laanbroeck, Hendrikus J.

in: FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Band 83, Nr. 2, 2013, S. 515-526.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Temporal and Spatial Coexistence of Archaeal and Bacterial amoA Genes and Gene Transcripts in Lake Lucerne. / Vissers, Elisabeth W.; Anselmetti, Flavio S.; Bodelier, Paul L; Muyzer, Gerard; Schleper, Christa; Tourna, Maria; Laanbroek, Hendrikus J.

in: Archaea - An International Microbiological Journal, Band 2013, 2013, S. 289478.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Unexpectedly broad target recognition of the CRISPR-mediated virus defence system in the archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus. / Manica, Andrea; Zebec, Ziga; Steinkellner, Julia; Schleper, Christa.

in: Nucleic Acids Research, Band 41, Nr. 22, 2013, S. 10509-10517.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Phylotype-level 16S rRNA analysis reveals new bacterial indicators of health state in acute murine colitis. / Berry, David; Schwab, Clarissa; Milinovich, Gabriel John; Ben Mahfoudh, Karim; Decker, Thomas; Engel, Marion; Hai, Brigitte; Hainzl, Eva; Heider, Susanne; Kenner, Lukas; Rauch, Isabella; Strobl, Birgit; Wagner, Michael; Schleper, Christa; Urich, Tim; Loy, Alexander (Korresp. AutorIn).

in: The ISME Journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology, Band 6, Nr. 11, 11.2012, S. 2091-2106.

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Ammonia-oxidizing archaea as main drivers of nitrification in cold-water sponges. / Radax, Regina; Hoffmann, Friederike; Rapp, Hans Tore; Leininger, Sven; Schleper, Christa (Korresp. AutorIn).

in: Environmental Microbiology, Band 14, Nr. 4, 2012, S. 909-923.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Correlating microbial community profiles with geochemical data in highly stratified sediments from the Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge. / Jorgensen, Steffen; Hannisdal, Bjarte; Lanzen, Anders; Baumberger, Tamara; Flesland, Kristin; Fonseca, Rita M F; Ovreas, Lise; Steen, Ida; Thorseth, Ingunn; Pedersen, Rolf-Birger; Schleper, Christa.

in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), Band 109, Nr. 42, 2012, S. E2846-E2855.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Intact polar and core glycerol dibiphytanyl glycerol tetraether lipids of group I.1a and I.1b thaumarchaeota in soil. / Damste, Jaap S. Sinninghe; Rijpstra, W Irene C; Hopmans, Ellen C.; Jung, Man-Young; Kim, Jong-Geol; Rhee, Sung-Keun; Stieglmeier, Michaela; Schleper, Christa.

in: Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Band 78, Nr. 19, 2012, S. 6866-6874.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Metagenomic analysis of ammonia-oxidizing archaea affiliated with the soil group. / Bartossek, Rita; Spang, Anja; Weidler, Gerhard; Lanzen, Anders; Schleper, Christa.

in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Nr. 3, 2012, S. 208-208.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Metatranscriptomics of the marine sponge Geodia barretti: tackling phylogeny and function of its microbial community. / Radax, Regina; Rattei, Thomas; Lanzen, Anders; Bayer, Christoph; Rapp, Hans Tore; Urich, Tim (Korresp. AutorIn); Schleper, Christa.

in: Environmental Microbiology, Band 14, Nr. 5, 2012, S. 1308-1324.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


The genome of the ammonia-oxidizing Candidatus Nitrososphaera gargensis: insights into metabolic versatility and environmental adaptations. / Spang, Anja; Poehlein, Anja; Offre, Pierre; Zumbragel, Sabine; Haider, Susanne; Rychlik, Nicolas; Nowka, Boris; Schmeisser, Christel; Lebedeva, Elena; Rattei, Thomas; Böhm, Christoph; Schmid, Markus Christian; Galushko, Alexander; Hatzenpichler, Roland; Weinmaier, Thomas; Daniel, Rolf; Schleper, Christa; Spieck, Eva; Streit, Wolfgang; Wagner, Michael (Korresp. AutorIn).

in: Environmental Microbiology, Band 14, Nr. 12, 2012, S. 3122-3145.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Sulfur-oxidizing chemolithotrophic proteobacteria dominate the microbiota in high arctic thermal springs on Svalbard. / Reigstad, Laila Johanne; Jorgensen, Steffen; Lauritzen, Stein-Erik; Schleper, Christa; Urich, Tim.

in: Astrobiology, Band 11, Nr. 7, 09.2011, S. 665-678.

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Archaea : very diverse, often different but never bad? / Reeve, John N; Schleper, Christa.

in: Current Opinion in Microbiology, Band 14, Nr. 3, 06.2011, S. 271-273.

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In vivo activity of CRISPR-mediated virus defence in a hyperthermophilic archaeon. / Manica, Andrea; Zebec, Ziga; Teichmann, Daniela; Schleper, Christa.

in: Molecular Microbiology, Band 80, Nr. 2, 04.2011, S. 481-491.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


A thaumarchaeal provirus testifies for an ancient association of tailed viruses with archaea. / Krupovic, Mart; Spang, Anja; Gribaldo, Simonetta; Forterre, Patrick; Schleper, Christa.

in: Biochemical Society Transactions, Band 39, Nr. 1, 2011, S. 82-88.

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Nitrososphaera viennensis, an ammonia oxidizing archaeon from soil. / Tourna, Maria; Stieglmeier, Michaela; Spang, Anja; Könneke, Martin; Schintlmeister, Arno; Urich, Tim; Engel, Marion; Schloter, Michael; Wagner, Michael; Richter, Andreas; Schleper, Christa (Korresp. AutorIn).

in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), Band 108, Nr. 20, 2011, S. 8420-8425.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikel


Preparation of high-molecular weight DNA and metagenomic libraries from soils and hot springs. / Reigstad, Laila Johanne; Bartossek, Rita; Schleper, Christa.

in: Methods in Enzymology, Band 496, 2011, S. 319-344.

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The “double RNA” approach to simultaneously assess the structure and function of environmental microbial communities by meta-transcriptomics. / Urich, Tim; Schleper, Christa.

Handbook of Molecular Microbial Ecology I: Metagenomics and Complementary Approaches. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

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