Prof. Dr. Christa Schleper

Head of Archaea Biology and Ecogenomics Unit
Head of the Archaea Ecology and Evolution Group

Room: 3.035
1030 Wien, Djerassiplatz 1
T: +43-1-4277-76510
M: +43-664-60277-76510
christa.schleper@univie.ac.at

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Curriculum Vitae

Appointments / Career

2007 - now

University Professor, Department of Functional and Evolutionary Biology, University of Vienna Austria,
Head of Archaea Biology and Ecogenomics Unit

Our department "Ecogenomics and Systems Biology" merged in 2020 with "Molecular Systems Biology", "Limnology", and "Bio-Oceanography". Previously our department "Genetics in Ecology" fused with the department "Molecular Systems Biology" 

2007 - 2013

University Professor, 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

2022Wittgenstein Prize (1.5 Mio EUR)
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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Metabolic potential of Nitrososphaera-associated clades. / Bei, Qicheng; Reitz, Thomas; Schädler, Martin et al.

in: The ISME Journal, 14.05.2024.

Veröffentlichungen: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikelBegutachtung


Reevaluation and novel insights into amino sugar and neutral sugar necromass biomarkers in archaea, bacteria, fungi, and plants. / Salas, Erika (Korresp. Autor*in); Gorfer, Markus; Bandian, Dragana et al.

in: Science of the Total Environment, Band 906, 167463, 01.01.2024.

Veröffentlichungen: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikelBegutachtung


Unexpected complexity of the ammonia monooxygenase in archaea. / Hodgskiss, Logan H; Melcher, Michael; Kerou, Melina et al.

in: The ISME Journal, Band 17, Nr. 4, 04.2023, S. 588-599.

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Analysis of biomass productivity and physiology of Nitrososphaera viennensis grown in continuous culture. / Melcher, Michael; Hodgskiss, Logan; Mardini, Mohammad Anas et al.

in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Band 14, 1076342, 16.02.2023.

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Actin cytoskeleton and complex cell architecture in an Asgard archaeon. / Rodrigues de Oliveira, Thiago; Wollweber, Florian; Ponce-Toledo, Rafael I. et al.

in: Nature, Band 613, Nr. 7943, 12.01.2023, S. 332-339.

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Reprogramming CRISPR-Mediated RNA Interference for Silencing of Essential Genes in Sulfolobales. / Wimmer, Erika; Zink, Isabelle Anna; Schleper, Christa.

Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB): Archaea. Band 2522 Springer, 2022. S. 177-201 (Methods in Molecular Biology).

Veröffentlichungen: Beitrag in BuchBeitrag in Buch/SammelbandBegutachtung


Isolation and Characterization of Cell Envelope Fragments Comprising Archaeal S-Layer Proteins. / Pfeifer, Kevin; Ehmoser, Eva-Kathrin; Rittmann, Simon K-M R et al.

in: Nanomaterials, Band 12, Nr. 14, 2502, 21.07.2022.

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A phylogenetic and proteomic reconstruction of eukaryotic chromatin evolution. / Grau-Bové, Xavier; Navarrete, Cristina; Chiva, Cristina et al.

in: Nature Ecology & Evolution, Band 6, Nr. 7, 07.2022, S. 1007-1023.

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Genomes of Thaumarchaeota from deep sea sediments reveal specific adaptations of three independently evolved lineages. / Kerou, Melina; Ponce-Toledo, Rafael I; Zhao, Rui et al.

in: The ISME Journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology, Band 15, Nr. 9, 09.2021, S. 2792-2808.

Veröffentlichungen: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikelBegutachtung


Linking 16S rRNA Gene Classification to amoA Gene Taxonomy Reveals Environmental Distribution of Ammonia-Oxidizing Archaeal Clades in Peatland Soils. / Wang, Haitao; Bagnoud, Alexandre; Ponce-Toledo, Rafael I et al.

in: mSystems, Band 6, Nr. 4, e0054621, 08.2021.

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Comparative CRISPR type III-based knockdown of essential genes in hyperthermophilic Sulfolobales and the evasion of lethal gene silencing. / Zink, Isabelle Anna; Fouqueau, Thomas; Tarrason Risa, Gabriel et al.

in: RNA Biology, Band 18, Nr. 3, 2021, S. 421-434.

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Heavily Armed Ancestors : CRISPR Immunity and Applications in Archaea with a Comparative Analysis of CRISPR Types in Sulfolobales. / Zink, Isabelle Anna; Wimmer, Erika; Schleper, Christa.

in: Biomolecules, Band 10, Nr. 11, 1523, 06.11.2020.

Veröffentlichungen: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftReviewBegutachtung


Genome wide transcriptomic analysis of the soil ammonia oxidizing archaeon Nitrososphaera viennensis upon exposure to copper limitation. / Reyes, Carolina (Korresp. Autor*in); Hodgskiss, Logan; Kerou, Melina et al.

in: The ISME Journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology, Band 14, 11.2020, S. 2659–2674.

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Genome wide transcriptomic analysis of the soil ammonia oxidizing archaeon Nitrososphaera viennensis upon exposure to copper limitation. / Reyes, Carolina (Korresp. Autor*in); Hodgskiss, Logan; Kerou, Melina et al.

in: The ISME Journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology, Band 14, Nr. 11, 11.2020, S. 2659-2674.

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Ancestral Reconstructions Decipher Major Adaptations of Ammonia-Oxidizing Archaea upon Radiation into Moderate Terrestrial and Marine Environments. / Abby, Sophie S; Kerou, Melina; Schleper, Christa.

in: mBio, Band 11, Nr. 5, 13.10.2020, S. 1-20.

Veröffentlichungen: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftArtikelBegutachtung


Nitrogen Isotope Fractionation During Archaeal Ammonia Oxidation : Coupled Estimates From Measurements of Residual Ammonium and Accumulated Nitrite. / Mooshammer, Maria; Alves, Ricardo J.E.; Bayer, Barbara et al.

in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Band 11, 1710, 28.07.2020.

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Copper limiting threshold in the terrestrial ammonia oxidizing archaeon Nitrososphaera viennensis. / Reyes, Carolina (Korresp. Autor*in); Hodgskiss, Logan (Korresp. Autor*in); Baars, Oliver et al.

in: Research in Microbiology, Band 171, Nr. 3-4, 06.2020, S. 134-142.

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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, Band 577, Nr. 7791, 15.01.2020, S. 478-479.

Veröffentlichungen: Beitrag in FachzeitschriftShort CommunicationBegutachtung


Geochemical transition zone powering microbial growth in subsurface sediments. / Zhao, Rui; Mogollón, José M; Abby, Sophie S et al.

in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), Band 117, Nr. 51, 2020, S. 32617-32626.

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Exploring the microbial biotransformation of extraterrestrial material on nanometer scale. / Milojevic, Tetyana (Korresp. Autor*in); Koelbl, Denise; Ferriere, Ludovic et al.

in: Scientific Reports, Band 9, Nr. 1, 18028, 02.12.2019.

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