Staff

Martin Ackermann

Prof. Dr. Martin Ackermann

Department Environmental Microbiology

About Me

The focus of my research group is on basic questions on bacterial ecology and evolution: on the biological significance of phenotypic heterogeneity in clonal populations, on interactions within and between species, and on how bacteria cope with ever-changing environments.

Link to list of publications

Link to group page (Eawag)

Link to group page (ETH Zurich)

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Curriculum Vitae

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Selected publications

Ackermann, M. (2015) A functional perspective on phenotypic heterogeneity in microorganisms, Nature Reviews Microbiology, 13, 497-508, doi:10.1038/nrmicro3491, Institutional Repository
Zimmermann, M.; Escrig, S.; Hübschmann, T.; Kirf, M. K.; Brand, A.; Inglis, R. F.; Musat, N.; Müller, S.; Meibom, A.; Ackermann, M.; Schreiber, F. (2015) Phenotypic heterogeneity in metabolic traits among single cells of a rare bacterial species in its natural environment quantified with a combination of flow cell sorting and NanoSIMS, Frontiers in Microbiology, 6(3), 1-11, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00243, Institutional Repository
Kümmerli, R.; Schiessl, K. T.; Waldvogel, T.; McNeill, K.; Ackermann, M. (2014) Habitat structure and the evolution of diffusible siderophores in bacteria, Ecology Letters, 17(12), 1536-1544, doi:10.1111/ele.12371, Institutional Repository
Arnoldini, M.; Vizcarra, I. A.; Peña-Miller, R.; Stocker, N.; Diard, M.; Vogel, V.; Beardmore, R. E.; Hardt, W.-D.; Ackermann, M. (2014) Bistable expression of virulence genes in Salmonella leads to the formation of an antibiotic-tolerant subpopulation, PLoS Biology, 12(8), 1-8, doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001928, Institutional Repository
Blank, D.; Wolf, L.; Ackermann, M.; Silander, O. K. (2014) The predictability of molecular evolution during functional innovation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America PNAS, 111(8), 3044-3049, doi:10.1073/pnas.1318797111, Institutional Repository
Diard, M.; Garcia, V.; Maier, L.; Remus-Emsermann, M. N. P.; Regoes, R. R.; Ackermann, M.; Hardt, W.-D. (2013) Stabilization of cooperative virulence by the expression of an avirulent phenotype, Nature, 494(7438), 353-356, doi:10.1038/nature11913, Institutional Repository
Ackermann, M. (2013) Microbial individuality in the natural environment, ISME Journal, 7(3), 465-467, doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.131, Institutional Repository
Johnson, D. R.; Goldschmidt, F.; Lilja, E. E.; Ackermann, M. (2012) Metabolic specialization and the assembly of microbial communities, ISME Journal, 6(11), 1985-1991, doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.46, Institutional Repository

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Address

E-Mail: martin.ackermann@eawag.ch
Phone: +41 58 765 5122
Fax: +41 58 765 5802
Address: Eawag
Überlandstrasse 133
8600 Dübendorf
Office: BU F07

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Expert of

bacteria, genetics, antibiotics, resistances, evolution, ecology

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