The 2012 Outstanding Student Poster (OSP) Award is awarded to Steffi Rothhardt for the poster/PICO entitled:
Fungal alteration of organic coatings on sand grains (EGU2012-7147) (Rothhardt, S.; Gleixner, G.; Benzerara, K.; Fischer, C.; Gaupp, R.)
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Steffi Rothhardt is a PhD student at the Institute of Earth Sciences at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena supervised by Prof. Dr. Reinhard Gaupp (Friedrich Schiller University, Jena) and Prof. Dr. Gerd Gleixner (Max-Planck-Institute of Biogeosciences, Jena). She did her BSc. of Biogeosciences at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena and entered directly the PhD program with one year of qualification instead of a required Master. She is member of the research training group “Alteration and element mobility at the microbe-mineral interface”. Her current research is focused on geomycology – the influence of fungi on minerals and rocks. Her preliminary results are presented on the EGU poster 2012.