Dr. Oliver Skibbe

phone 
+49 30 838 71 835
fax 
+49 30 838-4
email 
o.skibbe@bgbm.org
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Freie Universität Berlin
Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8
14195
Berlin
Deutschland
Tasks 
Preparation of pure diatom cultures
Photographic documentation of diatom cells employing optical microscopy and SEM
Curriculum vitae 

1985-1991          Studies of Biology at Freie Universität Berlin
1994-1998          PhD thesis at Freie Universität Berlin „Die Rolle planktischer Ciliaten
                           im Nahrungsnetz eines hypertrophen Sees (Heiligensee, Berlin)“
since 1999         Self-employed (photography, microscopy, multimedia)
since 2004         Close collaboration with Diatom Research Group at BGBM

Research interests 
  • Biodiversity and ecology  of diatoms
  • Biotic interactions between diatoms and other benthic/planktonic micro-organisms
  • Microscopy and imaging methods