Helmut Brandl

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Research Interests

Microbial physiology, microbial diversity, aeromicrobiology, bioleaching and bioweathering, cyanogenic microorganisms


Education and Professional Positions

1997 - 2017 Senior Researcher, Head of the group Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology, Institute of Evolutionary Biology & Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1997 Habilitation at the University of Zurich entitled "Polyhydroxyalkanoates - Biosynthesis and environmental degradation of microbial biopolymers used as environmentally-friendly plastics"
1986 - 1988 Postdoc on "Biodegradable plastics" at University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA, USA) in the Biochemistry Dept.
1986 Ph.D. in microbiology on "Microbial processes at the sediment-water interface of freshwater lakes", University of Zurich, Switzerland