Maike Lorenz. Photo: Sascha Bubner

Treasurer of the Phycology Section

Maike Lorenz's main research interests are closely connected to her position as a curator of Culture Collection of Algae at Göttingen University (SAG). This includes: isolation, identification, cultivation and cryopreservation of micro- and macroalgae, practices and networking of Biological Resource Centres (BRC), search for algae as test and model organisms and research in algal biotechnology. Maike Lorenz received her PhD in Marine Botany from the University of Hamburg (Germany) in 1999 for her work on endogenous rhythms in marine macroalgae. She worked at Biologische Anstalt Helgoland and at Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven (AWI), Germany. Since 1999 she is a senior research scientist and senior lecturer in the Dept. of Experimental Phycology and SAG at Georg-August University Göttingen.


Dr. Maike Lorenz
Georg-August Universität Göttingen
Sammlung von Algenkulturen (SAG)
Nikolausberger Weg 18
37073 Göttingen
Phone: +49 (0)551 39-5740
E-mail: mlorenz[at]