Torsten Thomas
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Torsten holds a MSc (1996) from the University of Bonn (Germany) and a PhD (2001) from the University of New South Wales (UNSW). He has been a Fellow of the American-Australian Association (2005), an ARC PostDoctoral Fellowship (2006-2009), a Senior Lecturer (2009-2012), an Associate Professor (2013-) and a ARC Future Fellow (2015-) at the School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences (BABS) and the Centre of Marine Bio-Innovation (CMB) at UNSW. He has published over 95 peer-reviewed papers in the broad area of environmental microbiology and microbial ecology. His current research interest cover the interactions (symbiosis/disease) between bacteria and marine invertebrates and macroalgae, the evolution of microbial population and communities and the impact of biochar on microbial process in soil.


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University of New South Wales
Centre of Marine Bio-Innovation

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