Guido Bonthond

Dr. Guido Bonthond

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Guido Bonthond


In general, I am interested in microbial ecology and my research aims to understand how microbial communities are shaped by their host, the environment and/or by anthropogenic impacts across geographic and temporal scales. I like to do this by combining field-based and experimental approaches.

In the environmental biochemistry group, I study how microbiota in North Sea sediments vary in space and time and what the effect is of long-term and intensive fishing methods on the microbial ecology of the North Sea sediment.


Dr Natural Sciences (2017 - 2020)

Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel (CAU), Kiel, Germany

MSc Biological Sciences (2013 - 2016)

University of Amsterdam (UvA), Amsterdam, the Netherlands

BSc Biology (2009 - 2012)

Utrecht University (UU), Utrecht, the Netherlands



Bonthond G, Bayer T, Krueger-Hadfield SA, Stärck N, Wang G, Nakaoka M, Künzel S, Weinberger F. The role of host promiscuity in the invasion process of a seaweed holobiont. ISME Journal DOI: 10.1038/s41396-020-00878-7

Bonthond G, Bayer T, Krueger-Hadfield SA, Barboza FR, Nakaoka M, Valero M, Wang G, Künzel S, Weinberger F. 2020. How do microbiota associated with an invasive seaweed vary across scales? Molecular ecology 29: 2094–2108. DOI: 10.1111/mec.15470

Liu F, Bonthond G, Groenewald J, Cai L, Crous P. 2019. Sporocadaceae, a family of coelomycetous fungi with appendage-bearing conidia. Studies in Mycology 92: 287-415. DOI: 10.1016/j.simyco.2018.11.001

Bonthond G, Merselis DG, Dougan KE, Graff T, Todd W, Fourqurean JW, Rodriguez-Lanetty M. 2018. Inter-domain microbial diversity within the coral holobiont Siderastrea siderea from two depth habitats. PeerJ 6: e4323. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4323

Bonthond G, Sandoval-Denis M, Groenewald JZ, Crous PW. 2018. Seiridium (Sporocadaceae): an important genus of plant pathogenic fungi. Persoonia 40: 96-118. DOI: 10.3767/persoonia.2018.40.04



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