Reinhard Bachofen

Dr. Reinhard Bachofen
Dept. of Plant and Microbial Biology
Universität Zürich
Zollikerstr. 107
CH-8008 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 634 82 80
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 634 82 11
Fax: +41 (0) 44 634 82 04
E-mail: reinhard.bachofen(at)
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Additional functions:
  • Stiftungsrat Limnologiestiftung Uni ZH

    Key Publications of Reinhard Bachofen (up to ten) :
    Martinelli, D., G. Grossmann, U. Sequin, H. Brandl and R. Bachofen: Effects of natural and chemically synthesized furanones on quorum sensing in Chromobacterium violaceum. BMC Microbiology 2004, 4:25.

    Egli, K., M. Wiggli, M. Fritz, J. Klug, J. Gerss and R. Bachofen: Spatial and temporal dynamics of a plume of phototrophic microorganisms in a meromictic alpine lake using turbidity as a measure of cell density. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 35, 105-113, 2004.

    Cullaj, A., A. Hasko, A. Miho, F. Schanz, H. Brandl and R. Bachofen: The quality of Albanian natural waters and the human impact. Environmental International 31, 133-146, 2005

    Horath, T., T. R. Neu, and R. Bachofen: An endolithic microbial community in dolomite rock in central Switzerland: Characterization by reflection spectroscopy, pigment analyses, scanning electron microscopy and laser scanning microscopy. Microbial Ecology 51, 353-364, 2006.

    Bachofen, R., H. Brandl, F. Schanz: Mikroskopisch klein aber doch sichtbar! ein Feldführer für Mikroorganismen. Neujahrsblatt Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Zürich 2006

    Horath, T., R. Bachofen: Molecular characterization of an endolithic microbial community in dolomite rock in central alps (Switzerland). Microbial Ecology 58, 290-306, 2009.

    Çullaj, A., · Duka, S., · Emiri, A., · Koni, E., · Miho, A., ·Murtaj, A., ·
    Shumka, S., · Bachofen, R., ·Schanz, F., · Brandl, H.
    Limnological study on a newly built drinking water reservoir near Tirana, Albania. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 182, 215-232, 2011.

    Zhori, A., Meco, M., Brandl, H. and Bachofen, R
    In situ chlorophyll fluorescence kinetics as a tool to quantify effects on photosynthesis in Euphorbia cyparissias by a parasitic infection of the rust fungus Uromyces pisi
    BMC Res Notes (2015) 8:698

    Expertise of Reinhard Bachofen:
    Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
    Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
    Topic HydrosphereFresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
    Topic PedosphereSoil Degradation / Erosion / Desertification
    Soil Pollution and Restauration
    Topic LithosphereGeochemical Processes
    Topic BiosphereBiodiversity
    Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
    Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
    Hydrogeochemical Cycle
    Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
    Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
    Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
    Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
    Spatial ScaleLocal / Community
    Time FrameRecent / Today
    Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
    MethodsData Analysis

    Last update: 12/14/18
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