Severin Sasso. Photo: private

Assessor in the Board of the Phycology Section

Severin Sasso has been Professor of Plant Physiology at Leipzig University since 2019. He studies the metabolism of algae and the interactions of microalgae and other microorganisms. His work aims at gaining new insights into the lifestyle of algae and a better understanding of how algae interact with their environment and with other organisms. Sasso received his Ph.D. from ETH Z├╝rich (2007), then worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge (UK) and at the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology (HKI) in Jena (2007-2011) before becoming a junior professor and Akademischer Rat at the University of Jena (2011-2019).


Prof. Dr. Severin Sasso
Plant Physiology
Universit├Ąt Leipzig
Institute of Biology
Johannisallee 21-23
04103 Leipzig
E-Mail: severin.sasso[at]