Andreas Brune - Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Germany
Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Germany
Andreas Brune is Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology in Marburg, Germany. He studied Biology at the University of Marburg and obtained a PhD in Microbiology at the University of Tübingen. After two postdoctoral years at Michigan State University, he headed a research group at the University of Konstanz, His laboratory studies the gut microbiota of insects, with an emphasis on the bacterial symbionts of termite gut flagellates and the ecology and evolution of symbiotic digestion. Andreas published over 100 scientific papers on these topics.