LOEWE Center for
Insect Biotechnology
& Bioresources

Dorothee Tegtmeier

Dr. rer. nat.

Group leader

Phone: +49 641 99-39532

Email: dorothee.tegtmeier@ime.fraunhofer.de

Room: 1.16

Building: TIG

Vita

since 2018 Project Leader at the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME)
2016-2018 Postdoc at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology Marburg
2012-2016

PhD thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology Marburg, AG "Insecticidal Microbiota and Symbiosis" (Prof. Dr. Andreas Brune)


Topic: The gut microbiota of the cockroach Shelfordella lateralis - Primary colonization, succession, and metabolic response to microenvironmental conditions

2006-2012

Biology studies at the University of Kassel, focus on biodiversity

Diploma thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology Marburg

Topic: Establishment of a defined intestinal microbiota in germ-free cockroachest

Publications

Tegtmeier D, Belitz A, Radek R, Heimerl T, Brune A (2018) Ereboglobus luteus gen. nov. sp. nov. from cockroach guts, and new insights into the oxygen relationship of the genera Opitutus and Didymococcus (Verrucomicrobia: Opitutaceae). Syst Appl Microbiol, 41 (2) , 101-112.
Tegtmeier D, Riese C, Geissinger O, Radek R, Brune A (2016) Breznakia blatticola gen. nov. sp. nov. and Breznakia pachnodae sp. nov., two fermenting bacteria isolated from insect guts, and emended description of the family Erysipelotrichaceae. , 39 (5) in Syst Appl Microbiol, , 319–329.
Tegtmeier D, Thompson CL, Schauer C, Brune A (2016) Oxygen affects gut bacterial colonization and metabolic activities in a gnotobiotic cockroach model. Appl Environ Microbiol, 82 (4) , 1080-1089.