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Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
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7th Framework of the European Union
Seventh Framework of the European Union


Current Projects

Funding by Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

Wittgenstein Prize 2011
to Gerhard J. Herndl

Prokaryotic activity in dark ocean mixing zones (PADOM)
PI: Thomas Reinthaler
PhD in project: Alexander Frank

Microbial activity in the ocean's interior (Micro-Act)
PI: Gerhard J. Herndl
Post Doc in project: Eva Sintes
PhD in project: Kristin Bergauer

Funding by European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant

Microbial Ecology of the Deep Atlantic (MEDEA)
PI: Gerhard J. Herndl
Post Docs in project: Roberta Hansman, Juan Antonio Garcia

Funding by European Science Foundation (ESF)

Microbial Oceanography of ChemolithoAutotrophic planktonic Communities (MOCA)
Eurocores Program Ecological and Evolutionary Functional Genomics
PI: Gerhard J. Herndl

Read more on the MOCA Homepage >>

Funding by the European Commission through Marie Curie Actions program

Coral mucus surface microlayer: production ans dynamcis of mucus-associated microbial communities (COSMICS)
Post Doc in project: Pedro Frade

Role of crustaceous zooplankton on prokaryotic community composition in the mesopelagic ocean (ROMEO)
Post Doc in project: Daniele de Corte

Funding by other resources

GEOTRACES, Global Change and Microbial Oceanography in the West Atlantic Ocean
Funded by NWO-ALW
PI: Hein de Baar, Royal Netherlands Insitute for Sea Research, Texel, The Netherlands
Co-PI: Gerhard J. Herndl

Full Member of the SCOR working group ‘The Microbial Carbon Pump in the Ocean’
PI: Nianzhi Jiao (Xiamen University, PR China)
Co-PI: Farooq Azam (SIO-UCSD, California, USA)