LOEWE Center for
Insect Biotechnology
& Bioresources

Jens Glaeser

PD Dr. rer. nat.

"Principle Scientist"; Stellvertretender Leiter FENPEC ID

Phone: +49 641 99-37761

Email: jens.glaeser@evotec.com

Room: 775b

Building: HBR58

Vita

since 10/2018

Principal Scientist at Evotec International GmbH

Deputy to the Project leader of the "Fraunhofer Evotec Natural Products Excellence Center for Infectious Diseases" (FENPEC ID)

Responsible for supervision and organization of Microbiology and Molecular Biology at FENPEC ID

04/2014-09/2018

Group leader at the Sanofi-Fraunhofer Natural Products Centre of Excellence

Innovative Cultivation and Metagenomics

Fraunhofer IME Bioressources
2013–2014 Teaching position for Microbiology and General Biology
University of Siegen
2012–2013 Temporary Professor for Microbiology
Institute for Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Justus Liebig University Giessen
2012 Venia legendii and appointment as private lecturer for Microbiology and Molecular Biology
Faculty of Chemistry and Biology, Justus Liebig University Giessen
2006–2012 Habilitation
“Effects of photosensitized singlet oxygen formation on bacteria”
2002–2006 Research Position and Postdoc in Molecular Genetics
Institute for Microbiology and Molecular Biology of the Justus Liebig University of Giessen (Prof. G. Klug)
2004 Dr. rer. nat.
“Ecophysiology and Biogeography of phototrophic consortia” (Prof. Dr. J. Overmann)
Institute for Microbiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
1999–2002 Doctoral Thesis
Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg and Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
1999 Diploma Thesis,
“Isolation and characterization of new phototrophic purple bacteria and their ecological relevance” (Prof. Dr. J. Overmann)
Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment, University of Oldenburg, Paleomicrobiology group of Prof. H. Cypionka
1992–1999 Studies of Biology
Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg and University of Oregon, Eugene (USA)

Research Interests

Microbiology

  • Microbial Ecology
  • Isolation and Ecophysiology of Microorganisms
  • Anaerobic bacteria
  • Oxidative Stress
  • Natural Products and Antibiotics

Molecular Biology

  • Mechanisms of Gene Regulation
  • Cloning
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genomics and Metagenomics
  • Transcriptomics
  • Proteomics

Publications

Glaeser SP, Berghoff BA, Stratmann V, Grossart H-P, Glaeser J (2014) Contrasting effects of singlet oxygen and hydrogen peroxide on bacterial community composition in a humic lake. PLoS One, 9 (3) , 1–19.
Glaeser SP, Bolte K, Busse H-J, Kämpfer P, Grossart H-P, Glaeser J (2013) Novosphingobium aquaticum sp. nov. isolated from the humic matter rich Lake Grosse Fuchskuhle. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 63 , 2630-2636.
Glaeser SP, Bolte K, Martin K, Busse H-J, Grossart H-P, Kämpfer P, Glaeser J (2013) Novosphingobium fuchskuhlense sp. nov. isolated from the north-east basin of Lake Grosse Fuchskuhle. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 63 , 586-592.
Nuss AM, Adnan F, Weber L, Berghoff BA, Glaeser J, Klug G (2013) DegS and RseP homologous proteases are involved in singlet oxygen dependent activation of RpoE in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. PLoS One, 8 (11) , 1–15.
Berghoff BA, Glaeser J, Nuss AM, Zobawa M, Lottspeich F, Klug G (2011) Anoxygenic photosynthesis and photooxidative stress: a particular challenge for Roseobacter. Environmental Microbiology, 13 (3) , 775-791.
Berghoff BA, Glaeser J, Sharma C, Nuss AM, Zobawa M, Lottspeich F, Vogel J, Klug G (2011) Contribution of Hfq to photooxidative stress resistance and global regulation in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Molecular Microbiology, 80 (6) , 1479-1495.
Glaeser J, Nuss AM, Berghoff BA, Klug G (2011) Singlet oxygen stress in microorganisms. Advances in Microbial Physiology, 58 , 141-173.
Peuser V, Glaeser J, Klug G (2011) The RSP_2889 gene product of Rhodobacter sphaeroides is a CueR homologue controlling copper-responsive genes. Microbiology, 157 , 3306-3313.
Glaeser SP, Grossart H-P, Glaeser J (2010) Singlet oxygen, a neglected but important environmental factor: Short-term and long-term effects on bacterioplankton composition in a humic lake. Environmental Microbiology, 12 (12) , 3124-3136.
Nuss AM, Glaeser J, Berghoff B, Klug G (2010) Overlapping alternative sigma factor regulons in the response to singlet oxygen in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Journal of Bacteriology, 192 (10) , 2613-2623.
Berghoff BA, Glaeser J, Sharma C, Vogel J, Klug G (2009) Photooxidative stress induced and abundant small RNAs in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Molecular Microbiology, 74 (6) , 1497-1512.
Glaeser SP, Kämpfer P, Busse H-J, Langer S, Glaeser J (2009) Proposal of Novosphingobium acidiphilum sp. nov., an acidophilic salt sensitive bacterium isolated from the humic acid rich Lake Grosse Fuchskuhle. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 59 , 323-330.
Nuss AM, Glaeser J, Klug G (2009) RpoHII functions downstream of RpoE in the singlet oxygen dependent gene activation in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Journal of Bacteriology, 191 (1) , 220-230.
Manske A-K, Henßge U, Glaeser J, Overmann J (2008) Subfossil 16S rRNA gene sequences of green sulfur bacteria in the Black Sea and implications for past photic zone anoxia. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74 (3) , 624-632.
Glaeser J, Zobawa M, Lottspeich F, Klug G (2007) Protein synthesis patterns reveal a complex regulatory response to singlet oxygen in Rhodobacter. Journal of Proteome Research, 6 (7) , 2460-2471.
Hendrischk A-K, Braatsch S, Glaeser J, Klug G (2007) The phrA gene of Rhodobacter sphaeroides encodes a photolyase and is regulated by singlet oxygen and peroxide in a σE-dependent manner. Microbiology, 153 , 1842-1851.
Vogl K, Glaeser J, Pfannes KR, Wanner G, Overmann J (2006) Chlorobium chlorochromatii sp. nov., a symbiotic green sulfur bacterium isolated from the phototrophic consortium "Chlorochromatium aggregatum". Archives of Microbiology, 185 (5) , 363-372.
Glaeser J, Klug G (2005) Photo-oxidative stress in Rhodobacter sphaeroides: protective role of carotenoids and expression of selected genes. Microbiology, 151 , 1927-1938.
Manske A-K, Glaeser J, Kuypers MMM, Overmann J (2005) Physiology and phylogeny of green sulfur bacteria forming a monospecific phototrophic assemblage at a depth of 100 meters in the Black Sea. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71 (12) , 8049-8060.
Glaeser J, Overmann J (2004) Biogeography, evolution, and diversity of epibionts in phototrophic consortia. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70 (8) , 4821-4830.
Glaeser J, Overmann J (2003) The significance of organic carbon compounds for in situ metabolism and chemotaxis of phototrophic consortia. Environmental Microbiology, 5 (11) , 1053-1063.
Glaeser J, Overmann J (2003) Characterization and in situ carbon metabolism of phototrophic consortia. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 69 (7) , 3739-3750.
Glaeser J, Sterz M, Overmann, J (2003) Green sulfur bacteria in the chemocline. , in METEOR-Berichte 03-1, Ostatlantik-Mittelmeer-Schwarzes Meer, Cruise No. 51, Hemleben C, Hoernle K, Jørgensen BB, Roether W (Eds.) , 4-43 to 4-48. Leitstelle METEOR Institut für Meereskunde der Universität Hamburg:
Glaeser J, Bañeras L, Rütters H, Overmann J (2001) Novel bacteriochlorophyll e structures and species-specific variability of pigment composition in green sulfur bacteria Archives of Microbiology, 177 (6) , 476-485.
Glaeser J, Overmann J (1999) Selective enrichment and characterization of Roseospirillum parvum, gen. nov. and sp. nov., a new purple nonsulfur bacterium with unusual light absorption properties. Archives of Microbiology, 171 (6) , 405-416.
Tuschak C, Glaeser J, Overmann J (1999) Specific detection of green sulfur bacteria by in situ hybridization with a fluorescently labeled oligonucleotide probe Archives of Microbiology, 171 (4) , 265-272.