Andre Ehrlich

B. Sc. Andre Ehrlich

Scientific researcher

Room: Neue Ofenhalle 06

Tel.: +49 (0)3731 39 4260

Fax: +49 (0)3731 39 4314

andre [dot] ehrlichatphysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de


2010 – 2014 TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: geology and mineralogy
Bachelor thesis: “Vivianit derivatives in ore bodies and fossil mollusks as proxies for biogeochemical processes; Region Kerch, Ukraine”

Work Experience

2014 – 2015 EXIST-Gründerstipendium
Scholarship holder - Group leader BromMarin
2012 – 2014 TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Student research assistant for developing novel extraction methods from sponges, practice on fluorescence microscope and research on biominerals
2013 INTIB GmbH
Practical training as a group leader in field of geology, including two expeditions abroad in Italy and Ukraine
2008 Scientific expedition to Montenegro


  1. M. Wysokowski, M. Zaton, V. V. Bazhenov, T. Behm, A. Ehrlich, A. L. Stelling, M. Hog, H. Ehrlich:
    Identification of chitin in 200-million-year-old gastropod egg capsules
    Paleobiology 40 (2014) 529–540

  2. M. Wysokowski, M. Motylenko, V. V. Bazhenov, D. Stawski, I. Petrenko, A. Ehrlich, T. Behm, Z. Kljajic, A. L. Stelling, T. Jesionowski, H. Ehrlich:
    Poriferan Chitin as a Template for Hydrothermal Zirconia Deposition
    Frontiers of Materials Science 7 (2013) 248–260

  3. H. Ehrlich, O. V. Kaluzhnaya, M. V. Tsurkan, A. Ereskovsky, K. R. Tabachnick, M. Ilan, A. Stelling, R. Galli, O. V. Petrova, S. V. Nekipelov, V. N. Sivkov, D. Vyalikh, R. Born, T. Behm, A. Ehrlich, L. I. Chernogor, S. Belikov, D. Janussen, V. V. Bazhenov, G. Wörheide:
    First report on chitinous holdfast in sponges (Porifera)
    Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280 (2013) 20130339


  1. A. Ehrlich:
    Discovery of Ca-containing santabarbaraite-like biomineral in fossil bivalvia from Miocene
    13th International Symposium on Biomineralization (Biomin 13), 16–19 September 2015, Granada, Spain

  2. T. Jesionowski, M. Wysokowski, A. Ehrlich, Z. Kljajic, T. Szatkowski, D. Stawski, H. Ehrlich:
    In vitro extreme biomimetic silicification of 3D chitinous scaffolds isolated from Aplysina aerophoba marine sponge skeleton
    12th International Symposium on Biomineralization (Biomin 12), 27–30 August 2013, Freiberg, Germany