Hanna Farnelid

Hanna Farnelid

Associate senior lecturer
Department of Biology and Environmental Science Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
+46480446296
44074, Hus Vita, Kalmar
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I’m an associate professor in marine ecology. I have a PhD in microbiology and an engineering degree from Chalmers University of Technology in Biotechnology. I study phytoplankton and bacteria with a focus on microbial diversity, distribution and functionality. In my research I use traditional microbial methods in combination with in situ studies and molecular methods. I am particularly interested in genetic microdiversity within microbial lineages and their consequences for ecosystem functioning.

Teaching

I teach in a number of microbiology and marine ecology courses within the BSc program in biology and the MSc program in aquatic ecology. I supervise first, second, and third level thesis students.

Research

My research interests are within aquatic microbial ecology with a focus on microbial diversity and functionality. I study phytoplankton and bacteria interactions with a focus on processes such as carbon and nitrogen fixation. My current research is focusing on microdiversity and econiches of Synechococcus sublineages.

Commissions

Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment (Environmental analyst 10%)

Publications

Article in journal (Refereed)

Article, review/survey (Refereed)

Chapter in book (Other academic)

Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)