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Dr. Sarah Coffinet

Postdocs

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Organic Geochemistry

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+49 421 218-65740

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MARUM 2690

Sarah Coffinet

Research Interests

  • Role of microorganisms in the carbon cycle
  • Lipid biomarkers (distribution and isotopic composition)
  • Stable and radio isotope probing
  • Method development in analytical chemistry
Preparing anoxic incubation of marine sediment
Preparing anoxic incubation of marine sediment
(c) Sarah Coffinet
Gas sampling onboard RV Sonne
Gas sampling onboard RV Sonne
(c) Sabine Kasten
Konrad optimizing LC separation of monosaccharides
Konrad optimizing LC separation of monosaccharides
(c) Sarah Coffinet

Curriculum Vitae

2016-

Postdoctoral position at MARUM - Organic Geochemistry Group
Sup. Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Hinrichs

2012-2015

PhD candidate at Metis laboratory, UPMC Paris VI (Paris, France)
"Validation and application of lipid biomarkers to reconstruct past environmental changes in East Africa"
Sup. Dr. Arnaud Huguet and Dr. Sylvie Derenne

2010-2012

Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry (with honours)
at Ecole Normale Supérieure* (ENS Ulm) and UPMC-Paris VI (Paris/France)

2009-2010 Exchange program at University of California at San Diego (UCSD/USA)
2007-2010

Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry (highest honour)
Bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences
at SciencesPo.* and UPMC-Paris VI (Paris/France)

 

*SciencesPo and ENS Ulm are French "grandes écoles". As opposed to the university system they are highly selective with a competitive exam (admission rates of ~15% and ~4% respectively).

Lukas monitoring archaeal cultures
Lukas monitoring archaeal cultures
(c) Sarah Coffinet
Core sampling for onshore incubations
Core sampling for onshore incubations
(c) Natascha Riedinger
Lukas inoculating M. luminyensis
Lukas inoculating a pure archaeal strain
(c) Sarah Coffinet

Publication List

Coffinet S., Huguet A., Bergonzini L., Pedentchouk N., Williamson D., Anquetil C., Gałka M., Kołaczek P., Karpińska-Kołaczek M., Majule A., Laggoun-Défarge F., Wagner T., Derenne S. (under review), Impact of climate change on the ecology of the Kyambangunguru Crater Marsh in southwestern Tanzania during the Late Holocene, under review.

Coffinet S., Huguet A., Pedentchouk N., Omuombo C., Bergonzini L., Williamson D., Anquetil C., Majule A., Wagner T., Derenne S. (2017), Evaluation of branched GDGTs and leaf wax n-alkane δ²H as (paleo)environmental proxies in East Africa, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 198, p. 182–193. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.11.020

Coffinet S., Huguet A., Williamson D., Bergonzini L., Anquetil C., Majule A., Derenne S. (2015) Occurrence and distribution of glycerol dialkanol diethers and glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers in a peat core from SW Tanzania, Organic Geochemistry 83-84, p. 170-177. DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.03.013

Coffinet S., Huguet A., Williamson D., Fosse C., Derenne S. (2014) Potential of GDGTs as a temperature proxy along an altitudinal transect in Mount Rungwe (Tanzania), Organic Geochemistry 68, 82-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2014.01.004

Coffinet S., Genty C., Bourcier S., Sablier M., Bouchonnet S., Characterization of the photodegradation products of metolachlor : structural elucidation and kinetics, Journal of Mass Spectrometry 47 (12), p. 1582–1593 (2012). DOI: 10.1002/jms.3121

Goulden P.-H., Coffinet S., Genty C., Bourcier S., Sablier M., Bouchonnet S., Investigation of the Unusual Behavior of Metolachlor under Chemical Ionization in a Hybrid 3D Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer, Analytical Chemistry 83 (20), p. 7587-7590 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/ac201563w