Dirk Benndorf

Wiss. Mitarbeiter / Studienfachberater

Dirk Benndorf

Lehrstuhl Bioprozesstechnik
Fakultät für Verfahrens- und Systemtechnik (FVST)

Personal Facts

Date of Birth: 14 October 1972

Place of Birth: Leipzig, Germany

Nationality: German


University Education

1991 - 1996 Diploma in biochemistry at University of Leipzig


Scientific Career

1996 - 2000 PhD (biochemistry) at University of Leipzig / UFZ-Centre for Environmental Research, Department of Environmental Microbiology

2000 - 2006 PostDoc  at UFZ-Centre for Environmental Research, Department of Environmental Microbiology

2006 - 2007 PostDoc  at UFZ-Centre for Environmental Research, Department of Proteomics

since 2007 Scientist and coordinator for the study course biosystems engineering at Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, chair of bioprocess engineering

since 2019 Deputy professorship in  Microbiology at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

  • microbial communities in natural environments (human gut, soil) and technical systems (anaerobic digesters, wastewater treatmene plants)
  • metaproteomics, mass spectrometry and bioinformatics
  • microbial metabolisms
  1. Santos, P. M., Benndorf, D. and Sá-Correia, I. (2004). A proteomic analysis of the responses to phenol-induced stress in Pseudomonas putida KT2440. Proteomics 4, 2640-2652.
  2. Benndorf, D., Balcke, G.U., Harms, H. and von Bergen, M. (2007). Functional metaproteome analysis of protein extracts from contaminated soil and groundwater. The ISME Journal 1, 224-234.
  3. Heyer, R., Benndorf, D., Kohrs, F., De Vrieze, J., Boon, N., Hoffmann, M., Rapp, E.,Schlüter, A., Sczyrba, A., Reichl, U. (2016) Proteotyping of biogas plant microbiomes separates biogas plants according to process temperature and reactor type. Biotechnol Biofuels 9,155.
  4. Koch, S., Benndorf, D., Fronk, K., Reichl, U., Klamt, S. (2016) Predicting compositions of microbial communities from stoichiometric models with applications for the biogas process. Biotechnol Biofuels 9,17.
  5. Heyer, R., Schallert, K., Zoun, R., Becher, B., Saake, G., Benndorf, D. (2017) Challenges and perspectives of metaproteomic data analysis. Journal of Biotechnology 261, 24-26.
  6. Scoma, A., Heyer, R., Benndorf, D., Dandyk, C., Rifai, R., Boon, N., Kerckhof, F.-M., Marshall, I., Marietou, A., Malmos, K., Vosegaard, T., Boschker, E., Meysman, F., Vermeir, P., Banat, I. (2019). Reduced TCA cycle rates at high hydrostatic pressure hinder hydrocarbon degradation and obligate oil degraders in deep-sea microbial communities. The ISME Journal 13, 1004–1018.
  7. Heyer, R., Schallert, K., Siewert, C., Kohrs, F., Greve, J., Maus, I., Klang, J., Klocke, M., Heiermann, M., Hoffmann, M., Püttker, S., Calusinska, M., Zoun, R., Saake, G., Benndorf, D., Reichl, U. (2019). Metaproteome analysis reveals that syntrophy, competition, and phage-host interaction shape microbial communities in biogas plants. Microbiome 7, 69.
  8. Lehmann, T., Schallert, K., Vilchez-Vargas, R., Benndorf, D., Püttker, S., Sydor, S., Schulz, C., Bechmann, L., Canbay, A., Heidrich, B., Reichl, U., Link, A., Heyer, R. (2019). Journal of Proteomics 201, 93-103.
  9. Heyer, R., Schallert, K., Büdel. A., Zoun, R., Dorl, S., Behne, A, Kohrs, F., Püttker, S., Siewert, C., Muth, T., Saake, G, Reichl, U., Benndorf, D. (2019). A robust and universal metaproteomics workflow for research studies and routine diagnostics within 24 h using phenol extraction, FASP digest, and the MetaProteomeAnalyzer. Front. Microbiol., fmicb.2019.01883.

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