Storage room for fungal cultures.

PD Dr Kerstin Voigt

Jena Microbial Resource Collection
Storage room for fungal cultures.
Image: Anna Schroll
Kerstin Voigt, PD Dr
Curator and Head of the Jena Microbial Resource Collection
Portrait Dr Kerstin Voigt.
Leibniz-Institut für Naturstoff-Forschung und Infektionsbiologie
Beutenbergstraße 11a
07745 Jena

Strain catalogue

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Scientific Career Dr Kerstin Voigt

Period Stage
since 2010

Head of the Jena Microbial Resource Collection localized at the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology (Leibniz-HKI)

seit 2005 Academic councillor, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
since 2003 Private Lecturer, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2003 Habilitation in Microbiology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
1999 – 2005 Assistant Professor, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
1998 – 1999 Postdoctoral researcher, DFG funded, USDA, ARS, NCAUR Peoria IL, USA
1995 – 1998 Group leader, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

PhD in Microbiology, with distinction (summa cum laude), University of Jena and University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

1992 Diploma in Biology (Molecularbiology/Biotechnology), University of Szeged/Hungary

Research Interests

  • Pathobiology and pathogenomics of human pathogenic zygomycetes with emphasis on Lichtheimia corymbifera and Conidiobolus coronatus
  • Genome evolution and architecture of basal fungal lineages
  • Application of micro-imaging methods for the spatial investigation of enclosures in hyphae of zygomycetes with respect to their evolution and co-evolution
  • Evolution and systematics of fungi