Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h. c.

Michael Wagner

Michael Wagner

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2016

  • Department für Mikrobiologie und Ökosystemforschung, Universität Wien

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Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Evolutionary research
  • Genomics
  • Physiology
  • Ecosystem research
  • Microbiology

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Selected Memberships:

  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Dr. h. c. Universität Aalborg, Dänemark
  • American Academy of Microbiology
  • Gründungsmitglied der European Academy of Microbiology
  • Einstein Professor der Chinesischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Visiting Professor, University of Oxford, UK

Selected Prizes:

  • Wittgenstein-Preis des FWF und des Bundesministeriums für Wissenschaft und Forschung
  • Erwin Schrödinger-Preis der österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • ERC Advanced Grant
  • Highly Cited Researcher
  • Jim-Tiedje Award of the International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME)

Selected Publications:

  • Palatinszky, M.; Herbold, C.; Jehmlich, N.; Pogoda, M.; Han, P. et al. [..] (2015) Cyanate as an energy source for nitrifiers. Nature, Bd. 524, S. 105-108.
  • Daims, H.; Lebedeva, E. V.; Pjevac, P.; Han, P.; Herbold, C. et al. [..] (2015) Complete nitrification by Nitrospira bacteria. Nature, Bd. 528, S. 504-509.
  • Kits KD, Sedlacek CJ, Lebedeva EV, Han P, Bulaev A, et al. [.] (2015) Kinetic analysis of a complete nitrifier reveals an oligotrophic lifestyle., S. 269-272.
  • Strous, M.; Pelletier, E.; Mangenot, S.; Rattei , T.; Weissenbach, J. et al. [..] (2006) Deciphering the evolution and metabolism of an anammox bacterium from a community genome. Nature, Bd. 440, S. 790-794.
  • Horn, M.; Collingro, A.; Schmitz-Esser, S.; Beier, C. L.; Purkhold, U. et al. [..] (2004) Illuminating the evolutionary history of chlamydiae. Science, Bd. 304, S. 728-730.