Curriculum Vitae



  • Mahesh S. Desai (born 25.09.1981)
  • B.Sc. (Microbiology), University of Pune, India, 2002
  • M.Sc. (Biodiversity), University of Pune, India, 2005
  • Ph.D. (Microbiology), Universität Marburg, Germany, 2008, Scholarship of International Max Planck Research School, Marburg

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany, 01/2009−01/2010

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Courant Research Centre Geobiology, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, since 02/2010