Caroline Poyntner, PhDCaroline Poyntner

Departement of Microbiology
Technikerstr. 25d
A-6020 Innsbruck

Viktor-Franz-Hess Haus, ground floor, room 0/216

Tel.: +43 (0)512 507 51239



Research Areas

  • extremophiles
  • microbes adapted to cold environments
  • soil microbiology
  • molecular biology methods
  • microbial degradation


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Other responsibilities

  • Organisation of the Microbiology Institute Seminar


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Publikationen 2021

Beiträge in Büchern / Zeitschriften

Zeitschriftenaufsatz (Originalarbeit)
  • Berger, T.; Poyntner, C.; Margesin, R. (2021): Culturable bacteria from an Alpine coniferous forest site: biodegradation potential of organic polymers and pollutants.
    In: Folia Microbiologica 66, S. 87 - 98. (Volltext) (DOI) (Weblink)

  • Bistarelli, Lukas Thuile; Poyntner, Caroline; Santin, Cristina; Dörr, Stefan Helmut; Talluto, Matthew V.; Singer, Gabriel; Sigmund, Gabriel (2021): Wildfire-Derived Pyrogenic Carbon Modulates Riverine Organic Matter and Biofilm Enzyme Activities in an In Situ Flume Experiment.
    In: ACS ES&T Water 1/7, S. 1648 - 1656. (DOI) (Weblink)

  • Margesin, R.; Volgger, G.; Wagner, A.O.; Zhang, D.; Poyntner, C. (2021): Biodegradation of lignin monomers and bioconversion of ferulic acid to vanillic acid by Paraburkholderia aromaticivorans AR20-38 isolated from Alpine forest soil.
    In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 105, S. 2967 - 2977. (DOI) (Weblink)

  • Poyntner, C.; Kutzner, A.; Margesin, R. (2021): Biodegradation potential and putative catabolic genes of culturable bacteria from an Alpine deciduous forest site.
    In: Microorganisms 9/9, Nr. 1920. (DOI) (Weblink)

Publikationen 2020

Beiträge in Büchern / Zeitschriften

Zeitschriftenaufsatz (Originalarbeit)
  • Piñar, Guadalupe; Poyntner, Caroline; Lopandic, Ksenija; Tafer, Hakim; Sterflinger, Katja (2020): Rapid diagnosis of biological colonization in cultural artefacts using the MinION nanopore sequencing technology.
    In: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 148, No. 104908. (DOI) (Weblink)

  • Poyntner, Caroline; Zhang, Dechao; Margesin, Rosa (2020): Draft Genome Sequence of the Bacterium Paraburkholderia aromaticivorans AR20-38, a Gram-Negative, Cold-Adapted Degrader of Aromatic Compounds.
    In: Microbiology Resource Announcements 9/27, No. e00463-20. (DOI) (Weblink)

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