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  • 2013: Academic assisstant at Dept. of Agricultural Soil Science, Georg-August University of Goettingen
  • 2010 - 2013: PhD Thesis at Agroecosystem Ecology, University of Bayreuth: Transformation of amino acids, monosaccharides and carboxylic acids in soils assessed by position-specific labeling
  • 2004 - 2010: Studies in Biochemistry (University of Bayreuth)
  • 2002 - 2009: Studies in Geoecology (University of Bayreuth)



Research interests

  • microbial C and N transformations
  • characterization of plant input by biomarkers
  • characterization of microbial communities by biomarkers
  • organo-mineral interactions
  • isotope labeling approaches
  • compound-specific stable and radioactive isotope analysis
  • characterization of SOM compounds
  • transformation of microbial biomass to stable SOM
  • sequestration of C in soil



Teaching




Publications

Peer reviewed:

  • Apostel Carolin, Dippold M, Kuzyakov Y (in press): Biochemistry of hexose and pentose transformations in soil analyzed by position-specific labeling and 13C-PLFA. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.09.005
  • Gunina Anna, Dippold M, Glaser B, Kuzyakov Y (2014): Fate of low molecular weight organic substances in an arable soil: From microbial uptake to utilisation and stabilisation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 77: 304-313
  • Dippold Michaela, Biryukov M, Kuzyakov Y (2014): Sorption affects amino acid pathways in soil: Implication from position-specific labeling of alanine. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 72: 180-192
  • Dippold Michaela, Boesel S, Gunina A, Kuzyakov Y, Glaser B (2014): Improved delta C-13 analysis of amino sugars in soil by ion chromatography-oxidation-isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 28: 569-576
  • Dippold Michaela, Kuzyakov Y (2013): Biogeochemical transformations of amino acids in soil assessed by position-specific labelling. Plant and soil 373 (1-2): 385-401
  • Apostel, Carolin, Dippold M, Glaser B, Kuzyakov Y (2013): Biochemical pathways of amino acids in soil: Assessment by position-specific labeling and 13C-PLFA analysis. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 67: 31-40
  • Tian, Jing, Dippold M, Pausch J, Blagodatskaya E, Fan M, Li X, Kuzyakov Y (2013): Microbial response to rhizodeposition depending on water regimes in paddy rice soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 65: 195-203
  • Birk, Jago Jonathan, Dippold M, Wiesenberg G. L. B., Glaser B (2012): Combined quantification of faecal sterols, stanols, stanones and bile acids in soils and terrestrial sediments by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1242: 1-10
  • Glaser, Bruno, Benesch M, Dippold M, Zech W. (2012): In situ N-15 and C-13 labelling of indigenous and plantation tree species in a tropical mountain forest (Munessa, Ethiopia) for subsequent litter and soil organic matter turnover studies. Organic Geochemistry 42 (12): 1461-1469
  • Zech, Wolfgang, Zech R, Zech M, Leiber K, Dippold M, Frechen M, Bussert R, Andreev A (2011): Obliquity forcing of Quaternary glaciation and environmental changes in NE Siberia. Quaternary International 234 (SI): 133-145
  • Sauheitl, Leopold, Glaser B, Dippold M, Leiber K, Weigelt A (2010): Amino acid fingerprint of a grassland soil reflects changes in plant species richness. Plant and Soil 334 (1-2): 353-363


Non peer-reviewd:

  • Dippold M (2013): Transformation of amino acids, monosaccharides and carboxylic acids in soils assessed by position-specific labeling, PhD Thesis at University of Bayreuth        
  • Glaser B, Wiedner K, Dippold M (2012): Studying the role of biochar using isotopic tracing  techniques. In: Ladygina N, Rineau F (Eds.) Biochar and Soil Biota, in  press. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Dippold M (2010): Entwicklung einer Methode zur simultanen Bestimmung von Fäkalbiomarkern mehrererSubstanzklassen in Böden mittels GC-MS, Diploma Thesis in Biochemistry
  • Dippold M (2009): Tracerstudie zur Untersuchung des Einflusses pflanzlicher Biodiversität in einem Grünlandökosystem auf Größe und Zusammensetzung der mikrobiellen Gemeinschaft und deren Rolle beim Abbaustabilisotopenmarkierter Aminosäuren im Boden, Diploma Thesis in Geoecology 


Conference Contributions:

  • Michaela Dippold, Yakov Kuzyakov (Juli 2014): What is black in black soils: Current knowledge and open questions about SOM properties of Black soils. Sino-German Workshop: Sustainable management of Mollisols of China. Harbin, China.
  • Michaela Dippold, Stefanie Boesel, Anna Gunina, Bruno Glaser and Yakov Kuzyakov (October 2013): C partitioning in soil microbial communities assessed by position-specific labeling and compound-specific isotope analysis of PLFA and amino sugars, Conference: "Jahrestagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Stabile Isotope, GASIR 2011" in Braunschweig, Germany (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold and Yakov Kuzyakov (October 2013): Position-Specific labeling: a new biogeochemical tool to trace C transformations in the environment, Conference: "26th International Meeting of Organic Geochemistry, IMOG 2013" in Costa Adeje, Tenerife (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Daniel Moran, Yakov Kuzyakov (September 2013): Organic Nitrogen Uptake by Plants assessed by Postition-specific Labeling, Conference: "Jahrestagung der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, DBG 2013" in Rostock, Deutschland (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold and Yakov Kuzyakov (Mai 2013): Postition-Specific Labeling: A new biogeochemical tool to trace C transformations in soil, Conference: "4th International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter, SOM 2013" in Nanjing, China (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Carolin Apostel, Bruno Glaser and Yakov Kuzyakov (October 2012): Microbial utilization of low molecular weight organic substances in soil evaluated by position-specific labeling and compound-specific 13C-PLFA- analysis, Conference: "5th International Workshop on Soil and Sedimentary Organic Matter Stabilization and Destabilization, SOM-5" in Ascona, Switzerland (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Carolin Apostel, Bruno Glaser, Yakov Kuzyakov (September 2012): Position-specific labeling combined with compound-specific 13C-PLFA-analysis is a powerful tool to investigate SOM transformations; Conference: "Joint European Meeting of Stabile Isotopes, JESIUM 2012" in Leipzig, Germany (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Bruno Glaser, Yakov Kuzyakov (Juli 2012): Microbial transformations of organic acids in soil assessed by position-specific labelling of palmitate and 13C-PLFA analysis; Conference: 4th Internationale Eurosoil Conference in Bari, Italien (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Carolin Apostel, Bruno Glaser, Yakov Kuzyakov (April 2012): Position-specific labeling combined  with compound-specific 13C-PLFA-analysis: a powerful tool to investigate SOM transformations; Conference: "European Geoscience Union Meeting, EGU 2012" in Vienna, Austria (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Carolin Apostel, Yakov Kuzyakov (November 2011): Microbial utilization of amino acids in soil assessed by position-specific labeling,  Conference: "Jahrestagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Stabile Isotope, GASIR 2011" in Villigen-PSI, Switzerland (Poster Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Jago Birk, Guido Wiesenberg, Bruno Glaser: (September 2011): Development of a GC-MS method for the simultaneous detection of different fecal biomarker substance classes in soils. Conference: "International Meeting of Organic Geochemistry, IMOG 2011" in Interlaken, Switzerland (Poster Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Mikhail Biryukov, Yakov Kuzyakov (September 2011): Position-specific transformations of alanine in soil: Sorption, degradation and microbial utilization of functional groups: Conference:  "Jahrestagung der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, DBG 2011" in Berlin, Deutschland (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Carolin Apostel, Leopold Sauheitl, Bruno Glaser, Yakov Kuzyakov (September 2011): Coupling isotope labeling with compound specific stable isotope analysis of microbial biomarkers; Conference: "Goldschmidt Conference 2011" in Praque, Tschech Republik (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Kuzyakov Yakov (August 2011): Position-specific transformation of alanine in soil: Sorption, degradation and microbial utilization of functional groups; Conference: "Soil Interfaces in a Changing World, ISMOM 2011" in Montpellier, France (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Bruno Glaser, Yakov Kuzyakov (September 2010): Short-term transformation of alanine in soil assessed by position-specific labeling; Conference: "International Symposium: SOM 2010", Presqu’île de Giens, France (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Leopold Sauheitl, Bruno Glaser, Alexandra Weigelt (September 2009):Bottom-up effects of plantbiodiversity on composition and activity of microbial communities in soils; Conference: "Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Ökologie, GFÖ 2009", Bayreuth, Germany (Poster Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Leopold Sauheitl, Alexandra Weigelt, Bruno Glaser (September 2009): Einfuss pflanzlicherBiodiversität auf die mikrobielle Gemeinschaft und deren Rolle beim Aminosäureabbau im Boden; Conference:"Jahrestagung der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, DBG 2009", Bonn, Germany (Oral Presentation)
  • Michaela Dippold, Yakov Kuzyakov (April 2009): Mechanisms of SOM stabilization in Vertisols and Mollisols- a review; Conference: "DBG-Workshop: Black Soils and Black Sediments",  Dresden, Germany (Oral Presentation)