Erko Stackebrandt


Erko Stackebrandt is the former Chair in Microbiology at the Universities of Kiel (Germany) and Brisbane (Australia). He is a professor at the University of Braunschweig and former Director of the Leibniz-Institute German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH, Braunschweig. He has been involved in the systematics, molecular phylogeny and ecology of archaea and bacteria for more than 40 years. He is the author of over 700 publications, including over 60 book chapters, and is the editor of 3 books.