Dr. Li Deng
Group Leader

Building/Room: 3525 / 014


Head of the Emmy Noether group Virus in Nature and Health

Research Interest

Function role of viruses in health and environment

Curriculum Vitae

  • 03/2017-present: Helmholtz Young Investigator. Institute of Virology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
  • 03/2017-present: Junior Fellow. Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • 09/2016-present: Emmy Noether Group Leader. Institute of Virology, Institute of Groundwater Ecology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany.
  • 09/2015-09/2016: Emmy Noether Research Group Leader, Institute of Groundwater Ecology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany.
  • 07/2015-09/2016: Maternity leave
  • 12/2011-08/2015: Senior postdoc at the Institute of Groundwater Ecology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany.
  • 4/2012-6/2013: maternity leave
  • 10/2008-10/2011: Postdoc at the Department of Ecology and Evolutional Biology, University of Arizona, USA.
  • 10/2012-8/2011: Visiting Scientist at the Institute of Limnology, University of Innsbruck, Austria.
  • 10/2004-10/2008: Ph.D. in Microbiology at the University of Bristol, U.K.
    Thesis: Evidence for cyanophage active against bloom-forming freshwater cyanobacteria.
  • 10/2003-10/2004: M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences, University of Nottingham, U.K.
  • 8/1998-1/2003: B.Sc. in Biological Sciences and B.Eng. in Environmental Engineering at the Tsinghua University, China.