Janine Fröhlich

Kontakt
Hahn-Meitner-Weg 1, B.1.79
55128 Mainz
Telefon: +49(6131)305-7100

Professional Career and Experience

since 01/2013 Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Multiphase Chemistry Department, Mainz, Germany.

Research group leader.
Research: Atmospheric and health effects of airborne microorganisms, environmental sampling, laboratory experiments, and DNA-analysis.


01/2011-10/2011 University of Wyoming, Plant Sciences Department, Laramie,  08/2012 WY, USA.

Visiting scientist in the group of G. Franc.
Research: Isolation, identification, and characterization of ice nucleating fungi in soil and air.

03/2009- 12/2012 Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Biogeochemistry Department, Mainz, Germany.

Postdoctoral research scientist in the group of U. Pöschl.
Research: Characterization of primary biogenic aerosol particles and ice nucleating fungi by DNA analysis.

 

since 05/2007 Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Biogeochemistry Department, Mainz, Germany.

Project manager according to the Genetic Engineering Act (Safety level S1).

08/2006 University of East London, School of Health and Biosciences, London, UK.

Visiting scientist in the group of T. Hill.
Research: Characterization of fungal aerosol particles by terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism and real time PCR.

 

12/2005 Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Biogeochemistry Department, Mainz, Germany.

Scientific assistant in the group of U. Pöschl.
Research: Characterization of primary biogenic aerosol particles by DNA analysis.

 

04/2003 - 02/2005 Johannes Gutenberg-University, Institute of General Botany, Mainz, Germany.

Scientific assistant in the group of H. Paulsen.
Teaching: Laboratory course in plant physiology.

 

Education           

01/2006 - 02/2009 Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany.

Doctoral studies in Biology. Doctoral thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz on the subject “Characterization of primary biogenic aerosol particles by DNA analysis: Diversity of airborne Asco- and Basidiomycota”.

 

01/2006 - 02/2009 Student of the International Max Planck Research School for Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

 

04/2001 - 12/2005 Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany.

Diploma Studies in Biology. Diploma thesis: „Cloning and heterologous expression of a xanthophyll deepoxidase from the diatom Phaeodactylum triconutum“.

 

Awards

2009 Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society