Postdoctoral researcher

Research interests
Microbial C and N translocation and transformation
Priming effect
Mycorrhizal associations
Soil-plant-microbe interactions
Functional and taxonomic diversity of fungi
Heavy metal response and resistance of microorganisms
Radioecology of microorganisms
Fungal evolutionary developmental biology
Palaeontology of fungi
Fungal systematics

DFG research grant GU 1309/5-1 "Towards a predictive understanding of how mycorrhizal types influence the decomposition of soil organic matter", joint project with JProf. Dr. Johanna Pausch, University of Bayreuth; 2017–2021

since 2014: Academic assistant at Soil Science of Temperate Ecosystems, Georg-August University Göttingen
2017: Deputy Professor for Microbial Interactions, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2012–2014: Postdoctoral researcher within the GRK 1257 Alteration and element mobility at microbe-mineral interfaces at Microbial Communication, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2008–2009: Postdoctoral researcher within the "ProExzellenzprogramm MikroInter" at Microbial Phytopathology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2009: Dr. rer nat. (Biology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena), Thesis: Ontogeny and phylogeny of gasteroid members of Agaricaceae (Basidiomycetes)
2008–2009: Research Assistant at Microbial Phytopathology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2006–2008: Scholarship of the Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst e. V.
2005–2006: Scholarship Landesgraduiertenstipendium des Landes Thüringen
1999–2005: Study of biology (Dipl.-Biol., major subjects: botany; minor subjects: microbiology, ecology) at Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Einführung in die Bodenbildung und -entwicklung
Grundlagen der Bodenbiogeochemie
Inorganic Analysis (MES)
Bodenchemische Übung
Isotopes in soil science

Breidenbach A, Schleuss P-M, Schneider D, Dippold MA, de la Haye T, Miehe G, Heitkamp F, Seeber E, Mason-Jones K, Xu X, Huanming Y, Xu J, Dorji T, Gube M, Norf H, Meier J, Guggenberger G, Kuzyakov Y, Spielvogel S, 2022: Microbial functional changes mark irreversible course of Tibetan grassland degradation. Nature Communications 13, 2681. link
Loizides M, Alvarado P, Moreau P-M, Assyov B, Halasů V, Stadler M, Rinaldi A, Marques G, Zervakis GI, Borovička J, Van Vooren N, Grebenc T, Richard F, Taşkin H, Gube M, Sammut C, Agnello C, Baroni TJ, Crous P, Fryssouli V, Gonou Z, Guidori U, Gulden G, Hansen K, Kristiansen R, Læssøe T, Mateos J, Miller A, Moreno G, Perić B, Polemis E, Salom JC, Siquier JL, Snabl M, Weholt Ø, Bellanger, J-M, 2022. Has taxonomic vandalism gone too far? A case study, the rise of the pay-to-publish model, and the pitfalls of Morchella systematics. Mycological Progress 21, 7–38. link
Klink S, Keller AB, Wild AJ, Baumert VL, Gube M, Lehndorff E, Meyer C, Mueller CW, Phillips RP, Pausch J, 2022. Stable isotopes reveal that fungal residues contribute more to mineral-associated organic matter pools than plant residues. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 168, 108634. link
Zhou J, Gube M, Holz M, Song B, Shan I, Shi L, Kuzyakov Y, Dippold MA, Pausch J, 2022. Ectomycorrhizal and non-mycorrhizal rhizosphere fungi increase root-derived C input to soil and modify enzyme activities: A 14C pulse labelling of Picea abies seedlings. Plant, Cell and Environment 1-12, 14413. link

Gube M, Vellinga EC, Alvarado P, Polemis E, Dimou DM, Zervakis GI, Loizides M, 2020. Proposal to conserve Chlorophyllum nom. cons. against the additional name Secotium (Agaricaceae). Taxon 69, 819–820. link
Lee J, Shi Y-M, Grün P, Gube M, Feldbrügge M, Bode HB, Hennicke F, 2020. Identification of Feldin, an Antifungal Polyyne from the Beefsteak Fungus Fistulina hepatica. Biomolecules 10, 1502. link
Loizides M, Alvarado P, Polemis E, Dimou DM, Zervakis GI, Thines M, Telle S, Konstantinou G, Gube M, 2020. Multiple evolutionary origins of sequestrate species in the agaricoid genus Chlorophyllum. Mycologia 112, 1–23. link
Hernandez Caffot ML, Kuhar F, Gube M, Crespo E, Domínguez L, 2020. Bovista pezica (Basidiomycota, Agaricales) - A new species with unusually ornamented capillitium, from Patagonia, Argentina. Nova Hedwigia 111: 173–185. link

Dinter T, Geihser S, Gube M, Daniel R, Kuzyakov Y, 2019. Impact of sea level change on coastal soil organic matter, priming effects and prokaryotic community assembly. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 95, fiz129. link
Zhou J, Zang H, Loeppmann S, Gube M, Kuzyakov Y, Pausch J, 2019. Mycorrhiza increases carbon sequestration by enhanced rhizodeposition and reduced priming on soil organic matter decomposition. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 140, 107641. link

Grawunder A, Gube M, 2018. Element distribution in fruiting bodies of Lactarius pubescens with focus on rare earth elements. Chemosphere 108, 614–625. link

Beimforde C, Tuovila H, Schmidt AR, Lee WG, Gube M, Rikkinen J, 2017. Chaenothecopsis schefflerae (Ascomycota: Mycocaliciales): a widespread fungus on semi-hardened exudates of endemic New Zealand Araliaceae. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 55(4), 387–406. link
Miller AN, Raudabaugh DB, IturriagaT, Matheny PB, Petersen RH, Hughes KW, Gube M, Powers RA, James TY, O’Donnell, K, 2017. First report of the post-fire morel, Morchella exuberans, in eastern North America. Mycologia 109, 710–714. link
Vega M, Eckstein J, Friebes G, Tena R, Gube M, 2017. Lamprospora pseudoarvensis sp. nov. (Pezizales) – a lookalike tracked down., 9 (5): 139–148. link

Gube M, 2016. Fungal molecular response to heavy metal stress, in: Hoffmeister D (Ed), The Mycota Vol. III: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 3rd edition. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, pp. 47–68. link
Sammer D, Krause K, Gube M, Wagner K, Kothe E, 2016. Hydrophobins in the life cycle of the ectomycorrhizal basidiomycete Tricholoma vaccinum. PLoS ONE 11, e0167773. link

Brunsch M, Schubert D, Gube M, Ring C, Hanisch L, Linde J, Krause K, Kothe E, 2015. Dynein heavy chain, encoded by two genes in Agaricomycetes, is required for nuclear migration in Schizophyllum commune. PLoS ONE 10: e0135616. link
Wagner K, Linde J, Krause K, Gube M, Koestler T, Sammer D, Kniemeyer O, Kothe E, 2015. Tricholoma vaccinum host communication during ectomycorrhiza formation. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91: fiv120. link

Beimforde C, Feldberg K, Nylinder S, Rikkinen J, Tuovila H, Dörfelt H, Gube M, Jackson DJ, Reitner J, Seyfullah LJ, Schmidt AR, 2014. Estimating the Phanerozoic history of the Ascomycota lineages: Combining fossil and molecular data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 78, 386–398. link
Dörfelt H, Gube M, 2014. Morphologische Studien an Gasterothecien von Myriostoma coliforme. Zeitschrift für Mykologie 80, 479–489. link
Schmidt AR, Beimforde C, Seyfullah LJ, Wege S-W, Dörfelt H, Girard V, Grabenhorst H, Gube M, Heinrichs J, Nel A, Nel P, Perrichot V, Reitner J, Rikkinen J, 2014. Amber fossils of sooty molds. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 200: 53–64. link

Ebersberger I, de Matos Simoes R, Kupczok A, Gube M, Kothe E, Voigt K, von Haeseler A, 2012. A consistent phylogenetic backbone for the fungi. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29, 1319–1334. link
Sadowski E-M, Beimforde C, Gube M, Rikkinen J, Singh H, Seyfullah LJ, Heinrichs J, Nascimbene PC, Reitner J, Schmidt AR, 2012. The anamorphic genus Monotosporella (Ascomycota) from Eocene amber and from modern Agathis resin. Fungal Biology 116, 1099–1110. link
Schindler F, Gube M, Kothe E, 2012. Bioremediation and heavy metal uptake: microbial approaches at field scale. In: Kothe E, Varma A, (Eds), Bio-Geo-Interactions in Metal Contaminated Soils. Soil Biology 31. Springer, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, 365–384. link
Vogel M, Günther A, Gube M, Raff J, Kothe E, Bernhard G, 2012. Interaction of Chlorella vulgaris and Schizophyllum commune with U(VI). In: Merkel B, Schipek M, (Eds), The new Uranium mining boom. Challenges and lessons learned. Springer Geology 1. Springer, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, 185-192. link

Gube M, 2010. Poronia punctata (L. Fr.) Fr. in Thüringen. Zeitschrift für Mykologie 76, 59-66. link

Schmidt A, Gube M, Schmidt A, Kothe E, 2009. In silico analysis of nickel containing superoxide dismutase evolution and regulation. Journal of Basic Microbiology 49, 109–118. link
Völksch B, Thon S, Jacobsen I, Gube M, 2009. Polyphasic study of plant- and clinic-associated Pantoea agglomerans strains reveals indistinguishable virulence potential. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 9: 1381–1391. link

Dörfelt H, Gube M, 2007. Secotioid Agaricales (Basidiomycetes) from Mongolia. Feddes Repertorium 118, 103–112. link
Gube M, 2007. The gleba development of Langermannia gigantea (Batsch: Pers.) Rostk. (Basidiomycetes) compared to other Lycoperdaceae, and some systematic implications. Mycologia 99, 396–405. link

Reviewer for Scientific Journals
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Applied Soil Ecology
Archives of Microbiology
Environmental Science & Technology
European Journal of Soil Science
Forest Ecology and Management
Frontiers in Forests and Global Change
Fungal Biology
Fungal Genetics and Biology
Journal of Basic Microbiology
Journal of Fungi
Journal of Plant Growth Regulation
Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology
Land Degradation and Development
Mycological Progress
Nova Hedwigia
Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology
Science of the Total Envorinment
Soil Biology and Biochemistry
Zeitschrift für Mykologie