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International Interests:

Participation in international meetings:
2019 Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS) (Glasgow, Scotland)
2019 European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU) (Vienna, Austria)
2018 Workshop "Challenges and Opportunities in Big Data Analysis" (Tartu, Estonia)
2018 European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU) (Vienna, Austria)
2017 International Symposium for Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control (WETPOL) (Big Sky, Montana, USA)
2016 Thünen Symposium on Soil Metagenomics (Braunschweig, Germany)
2016 Congress of Baltic Microbiologists (Vilnius, Lithuania)
2015 French-Estonian Parrot seminars (Tartu, Estonia)
2015 ENVIRON (The Centre of Excellence in Environmental Adaptation) Conference (Tartu, Estonia)
2015 Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS) (Maastricht, Netherlands)
2014 Congress of Baltic Microbiologists (Tartu, Estonia)
2014 International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior (BIOGEOMON) (Bayreuth, Germany)
2014 COST Action No. ES1103 meeting (Opening the microbial world with metagenomics) (Helsingi, Finalnd)
2014 Antibiotic Resistance Workshop (Tallinn, Estonia)
2013 Estonian Ecology Conference (Tartu, Estonia) 

Teaching Responsibilities:

Teaching in University of Tartu:
2019 - ... LOOM.02.153 Statistical Data Analysis (5EAP)
2019 - ... LOOM.02.219 Doctoral Seminar in Ecological Engineering (21EAP)
2019 - 2020 LOOM.02.296 Research Methods in Ecological Engineering (7EAP)
2019 - 2020 LOOM.02.297 Specialization Practice in Ecological Engineering (6EAP)
2016 LTOM.02.002 Data Analysis in Microbial Metagenomic Studies (2EAP)
2015 - ... LOOM.02.279 Environmental Microbiology (3EAP)
2015 LOOM.02.194 Environmental Technology (3EAP)
2014 - 2017, 2020 - ... LOOM.02.293 Biotechnology in Environmental Management (4EAP)
2014 - 2016, 2018 - ... LOOM.02.294 Practical Course in Environmental Biotechnology and Ecotechnology (4EAP) 

Education/Academic qualification

Biological Sciences, Doctoral Degree, Impact of management on peatland microbiome and greenhouse gas emissions, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences., University of Tartu


Biological Sciences, Masters Degree, Päiderooga kultiveerimise ja väetamise mõju mulla arhede kooslusele ja selle metaanitootmise potentsiaalile mahajäetud freesturba tootmisalal (Effect of canary grass cultivation and fertilisation on soil archaeal community and its potential of methanogenesis in abandoned peat extraction area), University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Department of Geography., University of Tartu


Biological Sciences, Bachelors Degree, Tartu University, Bachelor's degree, environmental technology , University of Tartu


External positions

Member of Estonian Society for Microbiology

2014 → …

Area of Expertise

  • Biological Sciences
  • Biosciences and Environment
  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology, bacteriology, virology, mycology
  • Research relating to the State of the Environment and to Environmental Protection
  • Environmental technology, pollution control


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