Sven Breider

Sven Breider

University of Oldenburg
Institute for Chemistry and Biology
of the Marine Environment (ICBM)
Biology of geological processes

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Straße 9-11
26129 Oldenburg

E-Mail: sven.breider[at]
Tel.: +49 - 441 - 798 - 3416

Dr. Sven Breider


Genomic analysis of selected representatives of the Roseobacter clade and investigation of their association with marine eukaryotes.

  • Isolation and characterization of bacteria
  • Genomic analysis of chromosome and plasmids

Scientific interests

  • Marine microbial ecology
  • Secondary metabolites
  • Microbial isolation
  • Phylogenetic analysis
  • Characterization of novel bacteria


About the microdiversity of Phaeobacter spp. from German harbors

           Sven Breider, Heike Freese and Thorsten Brinkhoff

List of publications

Sven Breider, Heike M. Freese, Cathrin Spröer, Meinhard Simon, Jörg Overmann, Thorsten Brinkhoff (2017). Phaeobacter porticola sp. nov., an antibiotic producing bacterium isolated from a sea harbour. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001879

Lone Gram, Bastian Barker Rasmussen, Bernd Wemheuer, Nete Bernbom, Yoke Yin Ng, Cisse H Porsby, Sven Breider, Thorsten Brinkhoff (2015). Phaeobacter inhibens from the Roseobacter clade has an environmental niche as a surface colonizer in harbors. Systematic and applied microbiology 38 (7), 483-493. doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2015.07.006
Sven Breider, Carmen Scheuner, Peter Schumann, Anne Fiebig, Jörn Petersen, Silke Pradella, Hans-Peter Klenk, Thorsten Brinkhoff, Markus Göker (2014). Genome-scale data suggest reclassifications in the Leisingera-Phaeobacter cluster including proposals for Sedimentitalea gen. nov. and Pseudophaeobacter gen. nov. Frontiers in Microbiology 5, 416. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00416

Sven Breider
, Hazuki Teshima, Jörn Petersen, Olga Chertkov, Hajnalka Dalingault, Amy Chen, Amrita Pati, Natalia Ivanova, Alla Lapidus, Lynne A Goodwin, Patrick Chain, John C Detter, Manfred Rohde, Brian J Tindall, Nikos C Kyrpides, Tanja Woyke, Meinhard Simon, Markus Göker, Hans-Peter Klenk, Thorsten Brinkhoff (2014). Genome sequence and emended description of Leisingera nanhaiensis strain DSM 24252T isolated from marine sediment. Standards in genomic sciences 9 (3), 687-703. doi: 10.4056/sigs.3828824

Anahit Penesyan, Sven Breider, Peter Schumann, Brian J. Tindall, Suhelen Egan, Thorsten Brinkhoff (2013). Epibacterium ulvae gen. nov., sp. nov., epibiotic bacteria isolated from the surface of a marine alga. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63, 1589-1596, doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.042838-0

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