Dominik Martin-Creuzburg, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Department Leader

Curriculum Vitae
Since October 2021Full Professor of Aquatic Ecology, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg
April- December 2017Interim Professor of Limnology, University of Konstanz
May 2014Habilitation completed at the University of Konstanz. Title: “Nutritional constraints in aquatic food webs: a biochemical perspective”. Venia Legendi: Ecology and Zoology.
2010-2021Research group leader, Limnological Institute, University of Konstanz. Head of the work group „Chemical Ecology & Ecophysiology“.
2007-2010Post-doctoral fellow within the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 454, Littoral Zone of Lake Constance, Limnological Institute, University of Konstanz,
2005-2006Post-doctoral fellow within the DFG funded Graduate College 678/2, "Ecological Significance of Natural Compounds and other Signals in Insects – from Structure to Function"; Animal Ecology I, University of Bayreuth.
2002-2005Dissertation: “Sterols in Daphnia nutrition: physiological and ecological consequences”, Limnological Institute, University of Konstanz
1995–2001Studies in Biology (limnology, zoology, microbiology), University of Freiburg i. Br. (Diplom)
Research focus
  • Essential nutrients in aquatic food webs
  • Nutrition of the invasive freshwater bivalve Corbicula fluminea
  • Endocrinology of Daphnia
  • Trophic interactions between protazoans and metazoan grazers