LOEWE Center for
Insect Biotechnology
& Bioresources

Michael Marner

Dr. rer. nat.

PhD student

Phone: +49 641 972-19265

Email: michael.marner@ime.fraunhofer.de

Room: 708

Building: SFZN


since 11/2015

PhD student

Sanofi-Fraunhofer Natural Product Center of Excellence


Research assistant at the Kiel Center for Natural Product Research

Prof. Tasdemir / Dr. Labes

MSc Biological Oceanography

Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research Kiel and Kiel Center for Natural Product Research

Master thesis “Activation of cryptic gene cluster and stimulation of novel natural product biosynthesis in Actinomycetes”

University of Prince Edward Island / Nautilus Bioscience Canada Inc., Prof. R. Kerr, Prof. J. Imhoff

Scientific diver’s license

Forschungstauchzentrum, CAU Kiel
10/2008–10/2011 BSc  Biology (University of Hamburg)

Research Interests

  • Natural product research and drug discovery
  • Epigenetic modulation of natural product gene cluster expression
  • Microbial and chemical ecology
  • Metabolomics


Petersen LE, Marner M, Labes A., Tasdemir D (2019) Rapid Metabolome and Bioactivity Profiling of Fungi Associated with the Leaf and Rhizosphere of the Baltic Seagrass Zostera marina. Marine Drugs, 17 (7) , 419.
Kaiser S, Marner M (2012) A new species of Pentaceration Just, 2009 (Isopoda, Asellota, Paramunnidae) from the Challenger Plateau, New Zealand (Tasman Sea) 88, 2 , 171–184.