Dr. Mikkel Schultz-Johansen




+49 421 218-65755



MARUM Pavillon, Raum 1140

Mikkel Schultz-Johansen

Research interests

  • Microbiology
  • Marine glycobiology
  • Carbohydrate-active enzymes (CAZymes)
  • 'Omics' data mining
  • Protein and carbohydrate biochemistry
  • Marine carbon cycle
  • Microbial physiology
  • Biotechnological applications


  • Schultz-Johansen, M., Cueff, M., Hardouin, K., Jam, M., Larocque, R., Glaring, M.A., Herve, C., Czjzek, M., Stougaard, P. 2018. Discovery and screening of novel metagenome-derived GH107 enzymes targeting sulfated fucans from brown algae. The FEBS Journal, 285(22), 4281-4295. doi:10.1111/febs.14662.
  • Schultz-Johansen, M., Bech, P.K., Hennessy, R.C., Glaring, M.A., Barbeyron, T., Czjzek, M., Stougaard, P. 2018. A novel enzyme portfolio for red algal polysaccharide degradation in the marine bacterium Paraglaciecola hydrolytica S66T encoded in a sizeable polysaccharide utilization locus. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, 839. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.00839.
  • Schultz-Johansen, M., Glaring, M.A., Bech, P.K., Stougaard, P. 2016. Draft Genome Sequence of a Novel Marine Bacterium, Paraglaciecola sp. Strain S66, with Hydrolytic Activity against Seaweed Polysaccharides. Genome Announcements, 4(2). doi:10.1128/genomeA.00304-16.