Associate Professor

apl. Prof. PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Manfred Wanner

Dipl. Biol.

Konrad-Wachsmann-Allee 6, LG 2C, Raum 217
Phone: (0355) 69 2738
Fax: (0355) 69-2225


Consultation hours

Dates by arrangement!
LG 2C, Raum 217

Field of Research

Morphological and ecological investigations on terrestrial testate amoebae (protists) considering terrestrial Si cycles, soils contaminated with heavy metals, and forensic aspects.

Curriculum Vitae

since 2013                 Adjunct professor (APL), BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

2013                          Venia legendi in zoology (BTU CS)

since 2007                 Academic staff member at the chair of General
                                  Ecology, BTU Cottbus/Dept. Ecology, BTU CS
                                  (permanent position)

2007-2013                 Adjunct professor (APL), University of Ulm

1997                          Venia legendi in protistology and zoology (Univ.

1997                          Habilitation, University of Ulm (ecological,
                                  morphological and molecular investigations on
                                  testate amoebae)

1989                           PhD (terrestrial testate amoebae) 

1980-1986                  Study of biology (diploma), University of Ulm, Germany

Additional teaching

University of Ulm: Zoology, Soil Biology (1994-2016)

International Institute (IHI) Zittau, Biotechnology of protists (2005- present)


Soil zoology and protozoology, testate amoebae, biogenic Si and terrestrial silicon cycle, disturbed sites, community assembly


Badewitz, H.-J.: Ein weiterer Beitrag zur Fauna der beschalten Amöben im Elbe-Umflutkanal bei Magdeburg (Sachsen-Anhalt) mit Beschreibung zweier neuer Arten: Allelogromia wanneri n.sp. und Clypeolina meisterfeldi n.sp.



•             Deutsche Gesellschaft für Protozoologie (DGP)

Editorial Board

•             Soil Organisms 

•             Protozoological Monographs

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