Prof. Dr. Christa Schleper

Head of Department
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

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Curriculum Vitae

Appointments / Career

2007 - now

University Professor, Head of Department of Ecogenomics and Systems Biology, University of Vienna Austria
Head of Archaea Biology and Ecogenomics Division
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


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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Simulating putative Enceladus-like conditions : The possibility of biological methane production on Saturn's icy moon. / Taubner, Ruth-Sophie; Pappenreiter, Patricia; Zwicker, Jennifer; Smrzka, Daniel; Pruckner, Christian; Kolar, Philipp; Bernacchi, Sebastian; Seifert, Arne H; Bach, Wolfgang; Peckmann, Jörn; Paulik, Christian; Firneis, Maria Gertrude; Schleper, Christa; Rittmann, Simon Karl-Maria Rasso (Korresp. Autor*in).

Origins: From the Protosun to the First Steps of Life. Hrsg. / Bruce G. Elmegreen. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2020. S. 219-221 (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union; Band 14, Nr. S345).

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Meet the relatives of our cellular ancestor : News and views. / Schleper, Christa; Baltazar de Lima de Sousa, Maria Filipa.

in: Nature, 15.01.2020.

Veröffentlichung: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftShort Communication


Exploring the microbial biotransformation of extraterrestrial material on nanometer scale. / Milojevic, Tetyana (Korresp. Autor*in); Koelbl, Denise; Ferriere, Ludovic; Albu, Mihaela; Kish, Adrienne; Flemming, Roberta L.; Koeberl, Christian; Blazevic, Amir; Zebec, Ziga; Rittmann, Simon K-M R.; Schleper, Christa; Pignitter, Marc; Somoza, Veronika; Schimak, Mario P.; Rupert, Alexandra N.

in: Scientific Reports, Band 9, 18028, 02.12.2019.

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CRISPR-mediated gene silencing reveals involvement of the archaeal S-layer in cell division and virus infection. / Zink, Isabelle Anna; Pfeifer, Kevin; Wimmer, Erika; Sleytr, Uwe B; Schuster, Bernhard; Schleper, Christa.

in: Nature Communications, Band 10, Nr. 1, 22.10.2019, S. 4797.

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Archaeal nitrification is a key driver of high nitrous oxide emissions from arctic peatlands. / Siljanen, Henri M. P.; Alves, Ricardo J. E.; Ronkainen, Jussi G.; Lamprecht, Richard E.; Bhattarai, Hem R.; Bagnoud, Alexandre; Marushchak, Maija E.; Martikainen, Pertti J.; Schleper, Christa; Biasi, Christina.

in: Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Band 137, 107539, 10.2019.

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Metagenomes from Coastal Marine Sediments Give Insights into the Ecological Role and Cellular Features of Loki- and Thorarchaeota. / Manoharan, Lokeshwaran; Kozlowski, Jessica A; Murdoch, Robert W; Löffler, Frank E; Sousa, Filipa L; Schleper, Christa.

in: mBio, Band 10, Nr. 5, e02039-19, 10.09.2019.

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Ammonia Oxidation by the Arctic Terrestrial Thaumarchaeote Candidatus Nitrosocosmicus arcticus Is Stimulated by Increasing Temperatures. / Alves, Ricardo J Eloy; Kerou, Melina; Zappe, Anna; Bittner, Romana; Abby, Sophie S; Schmidt, Heiko A; Pfeifer, Kevin; Schleper, Christa.

in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Band 10, 1571, 2019.

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Holistic Assessment of Rumen Microbiome Dynamics through Quantitative Metatranscriptomics Reveals Multifunctional Redundancy during Key Steps of Anaerobic Feed Degradation. / Söllinger, Andrea; Tveit, Alexander Tøsdal; Poulsen, Morten; Noel, Samantha Joan; Bengtsson, Mia; Bernhardt, Jörg; Frydendahl Hellwing, Anne Louise; Lund, Peter; Riedel, Katharina; Schleper, Christa; Højberg, Ole; Urich, Tim.

in: mSystems, Band 3, Nr. 4, 18.08.2018.

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Microbial diversity of a closed salt lagoon in the Puertecitos area, Upper Gulf of California. / Kozlowski, Jessica (Korresp. Autor*in); Johnson, Markes E; Ledesma-Vázquez, Jorge; Birgel, Daniel; Peckmann, Jörn; Schleper, Christa.

in: Ciencias Marinas, Band 44, Nr. 2, 25.06.2018, S. 71-90.

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Unifying the global phylogeny and environmental distribution of ammonia-oxidising archaea based on amoA genes. / Alves, Ricardo J. Eloy; Minh, Bui Quang; Urich, Tim; von Haeseler, Arndt; Schleper, Christa.

in: Nature Communications, Band 9, 1517, 17.04.2018.

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Significance of dark CO2 fixation in arctic soils. / Santruckova, Hana (Korresp. Autor*in); Kotas, Petr; Barta, Jiri; Urich, Tim; Capek, Petr; Palmtag, Juri; Alves, Ricardo J. Eloy; Biasi, Christina; Diakova, Katerina; Gentsch, Norman; Gittel, Antje; Guggenberger, Georg; Hugelius, Gustaf; Lashchinsky, Nikolaj; Martikainen, Pertti J.; Mikutta, Robert; Schleper, Christa; Schnecker, Joerg; Schwab, Clarissa; Shibistova, Olga; Wild, Birgit; Richter, Andreas.

in: Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Band 119, 04.2018, S. 11-21.

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Evidence for archaeal methanogenesis within veins at the onshore serpentinite-hosted Chimaera seeps, Turkey. / Zwicker, Jennifer; Birgel, Daniel; Bach, Wolfgang; Richoz, Sylvain; Smrzka, Daniel; Grasemann, Bernhard; Gier, Susanne; Schleper, Christa; Rittmann, Simon Karl-Maria Rasso; Kosun, Erdal; Peckmann, Jörn (Korresp. Autor*in).

in: Chemical Geology, Band 483, 18.03.2018, S. 567-580.

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Biological methane production under putative Enceladus-like conditions. / Taubner, Ruth-Sophie; Pappenreiter, Patricia; Zwicker, Jennifer; Smrzka, Daniel; Pruckner, Christian; Kolar, Philipp; Bernacchi, Sébastien; Seifert, Arne H; Krajete, Alexander; Bach, Wolfgang; Peckmann, Jörn; Paulik, Christian; Firneis, Maria G; Schleper, Christa; Rittmann, Simon K-M R.

in: Nature Communications, Band 9, 748 , 27.02.2018.

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Nitrosocaldus cavascurensis, an Ammonia Oxidizing, Extremely Thermophilic Archaeon with a Highly Mobile Genome. / Abby, Sophie S; Melcher, Michael; Kerou, Melina; Krupovic, Mart; Stieglmeier, Michaela; Rossel, Claudia; Pfeifer, Kevin; Schleper, Christa.

in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Band 9, 28, 26.01.2018.

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A plant-microbe interaction framework explaining nutrient effects on primary production. / Čapek, Petr; Manzoni, Stefano; Kaštovská, Eva; Wild, Birgit; Diáková, Kateřina; Bárta, Jiří; Schnecker, Jörg; Biasi, Christina; Martikainen, Pertti J; Alves, Ricardo Jorge Eloy; Guggenberger, Georg; Gentsch, Norman; Hugelius, Gustaf; Palmtag, Juri; Mikutta, Robert; Shibistova, Olga; Urich, Tim; Schleper, Christa; Richter, Andreas; Šantrůčková, Hana.

in: Nature Ecology & Evolution, Band 2, Nr. 10, 2018, S. 1588-1596.

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Intact polar lipid and core lipid inventory of the hydrothermal vent methanogens Methanocaldococcus villosus and Methanothermococcus okinawensis. / Baumann, Lydia; Taubner, Ruth-Sophie; Bauersachs, Thorsten; Steiner, Michael; Schleper, Christa; Peckmann, Jörn; Rittmann, Simon Karl-Maria Rasso; Birgel, Daniel.

in: Organic Geochemistry, Band 126, 2018, S. 33-42.

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Chemotaxonomic characterisation of the thaumarchaeal lipidome. / Elling, Felix J; Könneke, Martin; Nicol, Graeme W; Stieglmeier, Michaela; Bayer, Barbara; Spieck, Eva; de la Torre, José R; Becker, Kevin W; Thomm, Michael; Prosser, James I; Herndl, Gerhard J; Schleper, Christa; Hinrichs, Kai-Uwe.

in: Environmental Microbiology, Band 19, Nr. 7, 07.2017, S. 2681-2700.

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Class Nitrososphaeria. / Kerou, Melina; Eloy Alves, Ricardo Jorge; Schleper, Christa.

Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria. Hrsg. / Professor William B. Whitman. Wiley Online Library, 2016.

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