• Physiology and taxonomy of acidophiles
  • Iron-/sulfur-metabolising acidophiles
  • Acidophilic sulfate-reducers
  • Biomining of primary and secondary resources
  • Selective metal recovery from mine-impacted waters (biosorption and biomineralisation)
  • Microbial diversity and ecology

Publications 2022

Publications 2021

  • Malik, L. & Hedrich, S. (2021) Ferric Iron Reduction in Extreme Acidophiles. Frontiers in Microbiology 12:818414. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.818414
  • Hedrich, S., Hofmann, M., Junge, M. (2021) „Biohydrometallurgische Aufbereitung von Platinerzen. Acamonta 28:34-36
  • Aguirre, P., Saavedra, A., Moncayo, E., Hedrich, S., Guerrero, K., Gentina, J.C. (2021) Sticky bacteria: Understanding the behavior of a D-Galactose adapted consortium of acidophilic chemolithotroph bacteria and their attachment on a refractory auriferous mineral. Frontiers in Microbiology 12:767639. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.76
  • Zhang, R., Hedrich, S., Decai, J., Breuker, A., Schippers, A. (2021) Sulfobacillus harzensis sp. nov., an acidophilic bacterium inhabiting mine tailings from a polymetallic mine. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 71 (7)

Publications 2020

  • Kucera, J., Lochman, J., Bouchal, P., Pakostova, E., Mikulasek, K., Hedrich, S., Janiczek, O., Mandl, M., Johnson, D. B. (2020) A Model of Aerobic and Anaerobic Metabolism of Hydrogen in the Extremophile Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans. Frontiers in Microbiology 11: 3003