People

Jan Brüwer

Alumni
VSRP intern​​

Introduction

I was wishing to get a SCUBA when I was 5 years old, but it took me another 15 years before I got my first experience in exploring the oceans. By now, my focus of interest switched from the macroscopic beauty to the microscopic diversity of microorganisms.​

Research Interests

​​During my stay at KAUST I aim to evaluate the diversity of viruses associated with corals and Symbiodinium and to understand the impact of viruses on coral reefs.​​

Selected Publications

  • ​​​Buck-Wiese, Voolstra & Brüwer (2016) The metaorganism frontier - incorporating microbes into the organism’s response to environmental change.

Education

  • ​​​B.Sc. degree in Biology at University of Bremen (2013 - 2016)

Awards

  • ​​​Manfred and Ursula Fluss Stiftung; Supporting “Tracking ampicillin resistant bacteria as possible pathogens in White Syndrome Acropora on Bangka Island, North-Sulawesi” (10.2016)
  • Brede Stiftung; “Supporting Tracking ampicillin resistant bacteria as possible pathogens in White Syndrome Acropora on Bangka Island, North-Sulawesi” (10.2016)
  • Kellner und Stoll Stiftung für Klima und Umwelt; Supporting “Tracking ampicillin resistant bacteria as possible pathogens in White Syndrome Acropora on Bangka Island, North-Sulawesi” (10.2016)
  • PROMOS (DAAD) scholarship for “Tracking ampicillin resistant bacteria as possible pathogens in White Syndrome Acropora, Bangka Island on North-Sulawesi, Indonesia” (09. - 10.2016)
  • VSRP scholarship of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (03. - 08.2016)
  • ERASMUS (DAAD) scholarship for exchange Semester in Southampton (09.2015 – 02.2016)
  • Honors membership in German physics society and German mathematics society (2012)​