Dr. Haferburg

Dr. Götz Haferburg


Leipziger Str. 29

Telefon +49 3731 39-2325
goetz [dot] haferburgatbio [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de


Research interests

  • Haloarchaea, halophilic eubacteria

  • Biodiversity of halophiles in hypersaline environments (solar salterns, graduation works, pickled food)

  • Taxonomy and phylogeny of halobacteria

  • Metal resistance mechanisms in halophiles

Research projects

  • Microbial recovery of valuable metals from sea water concentrate

    • Bioreduction and mineralization

    • Sorption of metals, formation of nanoparticles

  • Adaptation of halophilic bacteria dwelling in Lithium-rich habitats

    • Lithium resistance in halobacteria isolated from Salar de Uyuni

    • Lithium recovery by microbiological means