Marleen Stuhr

Dr. Marleen Stuhr

Postdoctoral Researcher and Working Group Leader (interim)

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Office: Fahrenheitstr. 6, Annexe
28359 Bremen
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Research interests

- Adaptation and acclimatization of photosymbiotic organisms to environmental change
- Effects of climate change on calcifying organisms and carbonate sediment systems
- Resilience, biodiversity and conservation of coral reefs and associated ecosystems
- Innovative proteomic approaches to unravel cellular mechanisms in marine holobionts


 

Personal Data

 

Postdoc-projects

- ChagosSand: Characterization of carbonate sediments across the remote Chagos Archipelago

- RedSeaForams: Spatial and temporal variations of the foraminiferal community and their associated symbionts in the northern Red Sea

- COrALesilience: Multi-level assessment of the resistance to and recovery from bleaching in different Red Sea corals

- Effects of ocean acidification and warming on photosymbiotic reef-calcifier

 

More information

National Geographic 2022: Hoffnung für Korallenriffe: Überraschend schnelle Erholung nach Korallenbleiche

From the news 2022: Remote reefs in the Indian Ocean recover quickly after coral bleaching

Research in short 2022: Can ecosystem design secure the services of coral reefs?

From the news 2021: Little powerhouses: How reef organisms can withstand the effects of climate change

From the news 2019: Early rise of animals questioned by new discovery on sponge biomarkers

From the news 2018: Proteomics provides new insights into reaction of reef organisms to environmental stress

To the blog on the Expedition to Israel in 2016 and related newsletter article Universe in Microcosm

 

Finished PhD-project

(Reverse) Proteomics as novel tool for biodiversity research


Publications

 

Peer-reviewed journals

Joppien M, Westphal H, Chandra V, Stuhr M, Doo SS (2022) Nanoplastic incorporation into an organismal skeleton; Scientific Reports 12, 14771, doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-18547-4

Khalil M, Doo SS, Stuhr M, Westphal H (2022) Ocean warming amplifies the effects of ocean acidification on skeletal mineralogy and microstructure in the asterinid starfish Aquilonastra yairiAquilonastra yairi; Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 10(8), 1065, doi.org/10.3390/jmse10081065

Börner N, Jochum KP, Stuhr M, Plessen B, Frenzel P, Zhu L, Schwalb A (2022) Late Quaternary changes in moisture availability and weathering on the central Tibetan Plateau indicated by chemical signatures of ostracod shells; Frontiers in Earth Science 10, 826143, doi:10.3389/feart.2022.826143

Stuhr M, Blank-Landeshammer B, Meyer A, Baumeister V, Rahnenführer J, Sickmann A, Westphal H (2022) Proteome-based clustering approaches reveal phylogenetic insights into Amphistegina; Journal of Earth Science, doi.org/10.1007/s12583-022-1609-1

Lange ID, Perry CT, Stuhr M (2022) Recovery trends of reef carbonate budgets at remote coral atolls 6 years post-bleachingyears post-bleaching; Limnology and Oceanography 9999, 1-15, doi.org/10.1002/lno.12066

Joppien M, Westphal H, Stuhr M, Doo S (2022) Microplastics alter feeding strategies of a coral reef organism; Limnology and Oceanography Letters, 7(2), 131-139, doi.org/10.1002/lol2.10237.

Westphal H, Murphy G, Doo SS, Mann T, Petrovic A, Schmidt C, Stuhr M (2022) Ecosystem design as an avenue for improving services provided by marine carbonate producing ecosystems; PeerJ, 10:e12785, doi.org/10.7717/peerj.12785.

Narayan GR, Reymond CE, Stuhr M, Doo S, Schmidt C, Mann T, Westphal H (2022) Response of large benthic foraminifera to climate and local changes: Implications for future carbonate production; Sedimentology, 69, 121-161, doi: 10.1111/sed.12858.

Mann T, Wizemann A, Stuhr M, Kappelmann Y, Janßen A, Jompa J, Westphal H (2022) Early carbonate diagenesis in segments of the calcifying green alga Halimeda; Sedimentology, 69, 282-300, doi: 10.1111/sed.12927.

Helber S, Winters G, Stuhr M, Belshe EF, Bröhl S, Schmid M, Reuter H, Teichberg M (2021) Nutrient history affects the response and resilience of the tropical seagrass Halophila stipulacea to further enrichment in its native habitat; Frontiers in Plant Science, 12:678341.

Fricke A, Nguyen XV, Stuhr M, Hoang TD, Dao VH, Tran MD, Pham TS, Le HC, Le MH, Pham QL, Schmid M, Kunzmann A, Gärdes A, von Hagen J, Teichberg M (2021) Subtidal macrophyte diversity and potentials in Nha Trang Bay - baseline data for monitoring a rising natural resource; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 259:107460.

Prazeres M, Roberts TE, Ramadhani SF, Doo SS, Schmidt C, Stuhr M, Renema W (2021) Diversity and flexibility of algal symbiont community in globally distributed larger benthic foraminifera of the genus Amphistegina; BMC Microbiology, 21:243, doi.org/10.1186/s12866-021-02299-8.

Stuhr M, Cameron LP, Blank-Landeshammer B, Reymond CE, Doo SS, Westphal H, Sickmann A, Ries JB (2021) Divergent proteomic responses offer insights into resistant physiological responses of a reef-foraminifera to climate change scenarios; Oceans 2(2), 281-314, doi.org/10.3390/oceans2020017.

Prazeres M, Morard R, Roberts TE, Doo SS, Jompa J, Schmidt C, Stuhr M, Renema W, Kucera M (2020) High dispersal capacity and biogeographic breaks shape the genetic diversity of a globally-distributed reef-dwelling calcifier; Ecology andEvolution, 10(12), doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6335.

Hallmann C, Nettersheim BJ, Brocks JJ, Schwelm A, Hope JM, Not F, Lomas M, Schmidt C, Schiebel R, Nowack ECM, De Deckker P, Pawlowski J, Bowser SS, Bobrovskiy I, Zonneveld K, Kucera M, Stuhr M (2019) Reply to “Sources of C30 steroid biomarkers in Neoproterozoic-Cambrian rocks and oils”; Nature Ecology & Evolution, doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-1049-1.

Nettersheim BJ, Brocks JJ, Schwelm, A, Hope JM, Not F, Lomas M, Schmidt C, Schiebel R, Nowack ECM, De Decker P, Pawlowski J, Bowser SS, Bobrovskiy I, Zonneveld K, Kucera M, Stuhr M, Hallmann C (2019) Putative sponge biomarkers in unicellular Rhizaria question an early rise of animals; Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 577-581

Stuhr M, Meyer A, Reymond CE, Narayan GR, Rieder V, Rahnenführer J, Kucera M, Westphal H, Muhando CA, Hallock P (2018) Variable thermal stress tolerance of the reef-associated symbiont-bearing foraminifera Amphistegina linked to differences in symbiont type; Coral Reefs 37(3):811-824.

Stuhr M, Blank-Landeshammer B, Reymond CE, Kollipara L, Sickmann A, Kucera M, Westphal H (2018) Disentangling thermal stress responses in a reef-calcifier and its photosymbionts by shotgun proteomics; Scientific Reports 8:3524.

Stuhr M, Reyond CE, Rieder V, Hallock P, Rahnenführer J, Westphal H, Kucera M  (2017) Reef calcifiers are adapted to episodic heat stress but vulnerable to sustained warming; PLoS ONE 12(7):e0179753.

Rieder V, Blank-Landeshammer B, Stuhr M, Schell T, Biß K, Kollipara L, Meyer A, Pfenninger  M, Westphal H, Sickmann A, Rahnenführer J (2017) DISMS2: A flexible algorithm for direct proteome-wide distance calculation of LC-MS/MS runs. BMC Bioinformatics 18:148.

 

Conference contributions

Stuhr M, Cameron LP, Reymond CE, Kollipara L, de Beer D, Sickmann A, Westphal H, Ries JB (2022) Coral proteomic responses, calcifying fluid pH and symbiont health give insights into adaptive physiology and calcification under ocean acidification; ICRS 2022, Bremen

Love C, Stuhr M, Valentine D, Sivan O, Russak E, Fine M (2022) Measuring coral feeding in a changing ocean: A metabolic framework using fatty acids; ICRS 2022, Bremen

Lange ID, Perry CT, Stuhr M (2022) Collapse and early recovery of reef community structure and carbonate production following mass coral bleaching in the Chagos Archipelago; ICRS 2022, Bremen

Schmidt C, Stuhr M, Raposo D, Pochon X, Davy S (2022) Menthol-induced bleaching as a tool for rearing aposymbiotic foraminifera for symbiosis investigations; ICRS 2022, Bremen

Love C, Stuhr M, Radice V, Fox M, Fine M, Valentine D (2022) Measuring coral trophic plasticity with fatty acids; Association for the Sciences of Limnology & Oceanography (ASLO) Ocean Sciences Meeting 2022 (virtual), Feb 24-Mar 4, Hawai’i, USA

Lange ID, Perry CT, Stuhr M (2021) Recovery of reef carbonate budgets after a coral bleaching event; Reef Conservation UK 2021, Nov. 27, Edinburgh, Scotland

Mann T, Wizemann A, Stuhr M, Kappelmann Y, Janßen A, Jompa J, Westphal H (2021) Shallow-marine carbonate cementation in Holocene segments of the calcifying green alga Halimeda; GeoKarlsruhe 2021, Annual Conference of The German Geological Society, Sept. 19-23, Karlsruhe, Germany

Stuhr M, Cameron L, Blank-Landeshammer B, Reymond CE, Westphal H, Sickmann A, Ries JB (2019) Physiological and proteomics response of photosymbiotic foraminifera to combined ocean acidification and warming confines their resilience potential; IUI Jubilee Symposium, Oct. 23-24, Eilat, Israel

Stuhr M, Blank-Landeshammer B, Kucera M, Reymond CE, Kollipara L, Sickmann A, Westphal H (2018) Bottom-up approach permits disentangling the proteomics responses of foraminifera and their photosymbionts; Marine ‘omics Workshop, July 16 - 17, Delmenhorst, Germany

Stuhr M, Meyer A, Reymond CE, Narayan GR, Rieder V, Rahnenführer J, Kucera M, Westphal H, Hallock P (2018) Are variations in thermal stress tolerance of different Amphistegina species linked to differences in symbiont type?; International Symposium on Foraminifera (FORAMS) June 17-22, Edinburgh, Scotland

Stuhr M, Blank-Landeshammer B, Kollipara L, Reymond CE, Sickmann A, Kucera M, Westphal H (2018) Proteomics allow novel insights into stress responses of foraminifera and their photosymbionts; International Symposium on Foraminifera (FORAMS) June 17-22, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Stuhr M, Blank-Landeshammer B, Reymond CE, Sickmann A, Ries JB, Westphal H (2017) Proteomic response of photosymbiont-bearing foraminifera to global impacts on ocean conditions; 52nd European Marine Biology Symposium, Sept. 25-29, Piran, Slovenia

Kollipara L, Blank-Landeshammer B, Biß K, Rieder V, Stuhr M, Schell T, Zahedi R, Pfenninger M, Rahnenführer J, Westphal H, Sickmann A (2017) Biodiversity research based on a combinatorial approach comprising proteomics, proteogenomics and MS/MS spectral similarity; Proteomic Forum 2017, Apr. 2-5, Potsdam, Germany

Stuhr M, Reymond C, Kucera M, Blank-Landeshammer B, Kollipara L, Sickmann A, Westphal H (2016) Understanding the molecular basis for stress response in foraminifera and symbionts by proteomics; Batsheva de Rothschild Workshop – Live foraminifera as a new model system for monitoring and reconstructing marine environments, Sept. 10-16, Eilat, Israel

Stuhr M, Reymond C, Kucera M, Blank-Landeshammer B, Kollipara L, Rieder V, Rahnenführer J, Sickmann A, Westphal H (2016) Application of MS-based proteomics to study larger benthic foraminifera and their responses to environmental changes; 13th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS), June 19-24, Honolulu, Hawai´i, USA

Blank-Landeshammer B, Biß K, Kollipara L, Rieder V, Stuhr M, Schell T, Zahedi R, Pfenninger M, Rahnenführer J, Westphal H, Sickmann A (2016) Novel approaches in de novo peptide sequencing and proteogenomics as tools to explore uncharted organisms; 64th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, June 5-9, San Antonio, USA

Stuhr M, Reymond C, Kucera M, Westphal H (2015) Acclimatization potential of Amphistegina spp. and their symbionts to long- and short-term thermal stress; GSA 2015 – Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 1-4, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Stuhr M, Reymond C, Sickmann A, Kucera M, Meyer A, Westphal H (2014) (Reverse) Proteomics as tool for biodiversity research - Applications on Foraminifera; Computational Molecular Analysis Summer School, Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Stuhr M, Westphal H, Schoenig EM, Wild C (2014) Geobiological assessment of river discharge influences on a coral reef, Gulf of Thailand; GeoFrankfurt 2014 – Earth Systems Dynamics, Sept. 21-24, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Schwalb A, Plessen B, Stuhr M, Wrozyna C, Börner N, Daut G, Doberschütz S, Frenzel P, Haberzettl T, Kasper T, Mäusbacher R, Zhu L (2012) Carbonate isotope evidence for melt water and dry events during the past 26 kyr on the southern Tibetan Plateau; 12th International Paleolimnology Symposium, Oct. 21-24, Glasgow, UK

Schwalb A, Plessen B, Stuhr M, Wrozyna C, Börner N, Daut G, Doberschütz S, Frenzel P, Haberzettl T, Kasper T, Mäusbacher R, Zhu L (2011) Stable isotope evidence for linkages between monsoon dynamics on the Tibetan Plateau and northern hemisphere climate since the LGM; AGU fall meeting 2011 – American Geophysical Union, Sept. 5-9, San Francisco, California, USA

Stuhr M, Plessen B, Schwalb A (2011) Lake system response to late Quaternary monsoon dynamics on the Tibetan Plateau: A 23-kyr stable isotope record from Nam Co, Southern Tibet; ILIC 2011 – 5th International Limnogeology Congress, Aug. 31 - Sep. 3, Konstanz, Germany

 

Theses

Stuhr M (2017) Disentangling the effects of thermal stress on symbiont-bearing coral reef foraminifera – from populations to proteins –; PhD Thesis, Bremen University, 200 pp.

Stuhr M (2013) Geobiological assessment of river discharge influences on a coral reef of Koh Pha Ngan, Gulf of Thailand; Master Thesis, University of Tübingen, 102 pp.

Stuhr M (2011) A 23-kyr stable isotope record from Nam Co, Southern Tibet; Bachelor Thesis, Technical University of Braunschweig, 99 pp.

 

Other publications

Wissenschaft fürs Wohnzimmer (2022) Ohne Sand kein Strand – Tropische Küsten, Korallenriffe und Karbonatproduktion im Klimawandel

 Stuhr M (2018) A winter’s tale – of coral reef research; Reef Encounter 33(1):62-63 

 

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