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First name: Hoa Nhu
Last name: Tran
Country: Vietnam
Thesis Subject:
New organic substrates for phototrophic bacteria
Education:
Since 10/2003 MARMIC PhD student, MPI for Marine Microbiology, Bremen
1998-03/2003 Junior researcher in Biotechnology Institut, Vietnames Academy of Sciences and Technology
06-07/2002 Training course in Laboratory of Geophysique interne and Techtonophysique, Grenoble I Universtiy, France
2000-2002 Master in biology. Thai Nguyen University and the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources - Vietnames Academy of Sciences and Technology
1998-2002 Bachelor in french. Vietnam National University, Viet Nam
1990-1994 Bachelor in biology. Ha Noi University, Viet Nam
Scientific Interests and Goals:
- Hydrocarbon-utilizing anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria
- Humic substance (hydroanthraquinonedisulphonate - humic substance-model compound) utilizing anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria
Selected Publications:
1. Poster: Enrichment of anoxygenic phototrophic microbial communities from freshwater sediment with hydrocarbon. Nhu Hoa Tran, Florin Mussat, Friedrich Widdel. VAAM, Göttingen, 25.-28.09.2005.
2. Poster: A new purple sulfur bacterium of the Gammaproteobacteria with a broad substrate range. Nhu Hoa Tran, Kousuke Ishii, Alex Galushko, Rudolf Amann, Friedrich Widdel. ASM, Orlando, Florida, 21.-25.05.2006.