Dr. rer. nat.
Sarah Dethlefsen studied Bioprocessing at the Applied University of Sciences in Flensburg from 2000 to summer 2005. In spring 2004 she did an internship at the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague where she worked on the project "Antifungal and antibacterial activity of lactic acid bacteria and non-starter lactic acid bacteria". She finished her studies at Dansico Deutschland GmbH in the Food safety group working on her diploma thesis "Development of a biopreservation concept for the production of semi-hard cheeses" that she accomplished. Afterwards she went to Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, to study in the MSc programme "Industrial and Commercial Biotechnolgy". For her Masters project she joined the group of Professor Michael Goodfellow where she worked on the "Exploration of Amycolatopsis Diversity in Soil using selective isolation and molecular taxonomic methods". In October 2006 she started working on the topic "Key determinants of stress response in Pseudmonas putida" in the Clinical Research Group of Prof. Dr. med. Burkhard Tümmler at the Medical School of Hanover.