Patrick Müller


College / University

Georg August University, Göttingen
University of California, Berkeley

Highest Degree


Major Subjects





Projects / Research

  • 06/1999 – 10/1999: Construction of an inducible genomic library of the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans (Institut für Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Göttingen)
  • 07/2000 – 08/2001: Identification of pathogens and test for resistance to antibiotics with the VITEK-System (student assistant at Labor Dr. Wagner, Göttingen)
  • 02/2002 – 05/2002: Isolation and identification of selenite detoxifying microorganisms; BIOLOG community analysis of the Panoche Algal Bacterial Selenium Removal Facility (University of California, Berkeley)
  • 06/2002 – 08/2002: Bacterial reduction of selenite and nitrate; Influence of selenium oxyanions on the activity of essential enzymes in carbon-, sulfur-, phosphorus- and nitrogen-metabolism (student research assistant at University of California, Berkeley)
  • 09/2002: Biocenosis-Analysis of the constructed wetland system Langenreichenbach using SSCP (student research assistant at Umweltforschungszentrum, Leipzig)


A. Sudame, S. Lee, H. Lee, P. Müller, K. Hida, H. Ng, T. Lundquist, P. Strom T. Leighton. "Selenite reducing bacteria of Panoche Algal Bacterial Selenium Removal (ABSR) Facility, CA". 34th Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste Conf. Rutgers University, NJ USA, September 2002., pp. 159 -172

Scholarships / Awards

2002 – 2003: Stipend International Max Planck Research School
2002 – 2003: KWS/PLANTA Stipend
2002: Money for Musicians Scholarship (ASUC Senate, Berkeley)
2001 – 2002: Education Abroad Program (University of California)
2001: Nominated for Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Merit Foundation)


Interdisciplinary research to obtain an integrated view of life.