Julia Johnke


Short CV


  • 2016 onwards: Research scientist at the Zoological Institute, Kiel, Germany
  • 2012-2016 PhD student at the Helmholtz-Center for Environmental Research 每 UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
  • 2011-2012 Research Assistant at NYU Langone Medical Center, Department of Microbiology, New York City, USA
  • 2010 Master of Science in Biology, University of Leipzig, Germany







  • Johnke J, Dirksen P & Schulenburg H (2020) Community assembly of the native C. elegans microbiome is influenced by time, substrate and individual bacterial taxa. Environmental Microbiology
  • Johnke J, Fraune S, Bosch TCG, Hentschel U & Schulenburg H (2020) Bdellovibrio and Like Organisms Are Predictors of Microbiome Diversity in Distinct Host Groups. Microbial Ecology
  • Cohen Y, Pasternak Z, Johnke J, Abed-Rabbo A, Kushmaro A, Chatzinotas A & Jurkevitch E (2019) Bacteria and microeukaryotes are differentially segregated in sympatric wastewater microhabitats. Environmental microbiology
  • Johnke J, Baron M, de Leeuw M, Kushmaro A, Jurkevitch E, Harms H & Chatzinotas A (2017) A Generalist Protist Predator Enables Coexistence in Multitrophic Predator-Prey Systems Containing a Phage and the Bacterial Predator Bdellovibrio. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
  • Johnke J, Boenigk J, Harms H & Chatzinotas A (2017) Killing the killer: predation between protists and predatory bacteria FEMS Microbiology Letters
  • Johnke J & Chatzinotas A (2017) Studying protistan communities in hydrocarbon-contaminated environments. Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols: Microbial Quantitation, Community Profiling and Array Approaches
  • Johnke J, Cohen Y, de Leeuw M, Kushmaro A, Jurkevitch E & Chatzinotas A (2014) Multiple micro-predators controlling bacterial communities in the environment. Current Opinion in Biotechnology