Marie Marie Muehe
  • Junior Research Group Leader, Center for Environmental Research and University of Tuebingen
Research fields
  • Environmental science
Personal information


Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences, Department of Geosciences, University of Tuebingen, Germany, 2013

Current position

Postdoc in Environmental and Soil Biogeochemistry, Earth and Environmental Systems Science, Stanford University, USA


  1. Muehe, E. M., Morin, G., Scheer, L., Pape, P. L., Esteve, I., Daus, B. and Kappler, A. (2016). Arsenic(V) Incorporation in Vivianite during Microbial Reduction of Arsenic(V)-Bearing Biogenic Fe(III) (Oxyhydr)oxides. Environ Sci Technol 50(5): 2281-2291.
  2. Muehe, E. M., Schmidt, C.,  He, J., Helle, T., Kappler, A.  (2015). Microbially supported recovery of precious metals and rare earth elements from urban household waste incineration slag. Advanced Materials Research 1130, 652-655.  
  3. Muehe, E. M., Weigold, P., Adaktylou, I. J., Planer-Friedrich, B., Kraemer, U., Kappler, A. and Behrens, S. (2015). Rhizosphere microbial community composition affects cadmium and zinc uptake by the metal-hyperaccumulating plant Arabidopsis halleri. Appl Environ Microb 81(6): 2173-2181.
  4. Kappler, D., Emerson, J. A., Gralnick, E., Roden, E. and Muehe, E. M. (2015). Invited revisions for the Iron Geomicrobiology Chapter in Geomicrobiology 2015, 6th edition. In: Newman, D. K., Kappler, A. and Ehrlich, H. L. (eds).
  5. Muehe, E. M. and Kappler, A. (2014). Arsenic mobility and toxicity in South and South-east Asia–a review on biogeochemistry, health and socio-economic effects, remediation and risk predictions. Environ Chem 11(5): 483-495.
  6. Muehe, E. M., Eisele, J. F., Daus, B., Kappler, A., Harter, K. and Chaban, C. (2014). Are rice (Oryza sativa L.) phosphate transporters regulated similarly by phosphate and arsenate? A comprehensive study. Plant Mol Biol 85(3): 301-316.
  7. Muehe, E. M., Obst, M., Hitchcock, A., Tyliszczak, T., Behrens, S., Schroder, C., Byrne, J. M., Michel, F. M., Kramer, U. and Kappler, A. (2013). Fate of Cd during microbial Fe(III) mineral reduction by a novel and Cd-tolerant Geobacter species. Environ Sci Technol 47(24): 14099-14109.
  8. Muehe, E. M., Adaktylou, I. J., Obst, M., Zeitvogel, F., Behrens, S., Planer-Friedrich, B., Kraemer, U. and Kappler, A. (2013). Organic carbon and reducing conditions lead to cadmium immobilization by secondary Fe mineral formation in a pH-neutral soil. Environ Sci Technol 47(23): 13430-13439.
  9. Muehe, E. M., Scheer, L., Daus, B. and Kappler, A. (2013). Fate of arsenic during microbial reduction of biogenic versus Abiogenic As-Fe(III)-mineral coprecipitates. Environ Sci Technol 47(15): 8297-8307.
  10. Kleinert, S., Muehe, E. M., Posth, N. R., Dippon, U., Daus, B. and Kappler, A. (2011). Biogenic Fe(III) minerals lower the efficiency of iron-mineral-based commercial filter systems for arsenic removal. Environ Sci Technol 45(17): 7533-7541.
  11. Muehe, E. M., Gerhardt, S., Schink, B. and Kappler, A. (2009). Ecophysiology and the energetic benefit of mixotrophic Fe(II) oxidation by various strains of nitrate-reducing bacteria. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 70(3): 335-343.
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