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20.06.1976
+372 5077508
helen.tammert@emu.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
01.08.2020–31.12.2020   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Research Fellow in Molecular Ecology (1,00)
01.02.2019–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Researcher in molecular ecology (0,50)
01.01.2019–...   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Chair of Hydrobiology and Fishery, Researcher (0,60)
01.01.2018–01.02.2019   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Researcher in molecular ecology (0,40)
01.03.2017–31.12.2018   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology, Researcher (0,70)
01.01.2017–31.12.2017   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Research Fellow in Molecular Ecology (0,50)
01.01.2017–28.02.2017   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology, Senior Assistant (1,00)
01.09.2011–31.12.2015   
University of Bergen, Norway, Department of Earth Sciences, Marine microbiology, Post-Doc (0,70)
01.01.2011–31.12.2016   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology, Researcher (0,10)
01.01.2005–31.12.2011   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology; Senior laboratory assistant (0.20)
01.01.1996–31.12.2005   
Estonian Agricultural University, Võrtsjärv Limnological Station; Senior laboratory assistant
 
 
Education
2002–2010   
Tartu University, Institute of Botany and Ecology, PhD
1999–2002   
University of Tartu, Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, MSc in hydrobiology
1994–1999   
University of Tartu, Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, BSc in hydrobiology
1991–1994   
1994 Graduated from Tartu 5. Secondary school
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2019−...   
Member of the core team of FUNAQUA - global DNA-based inventory of aquatic fungi for documenting global fungal biodiversity in water and sediments.
2005−...   
Estonian Naturalists Society
2000−...   
Estonian Society of Microbiology
2000−...   
Federation of European Microbiological Societies
2020−2021   
Organisation of Symposium of Microbial Ecology SAME-17 that takes place in Tartu Estonia in August 2021.
 
 
Creative work
Two chapters about lake bacterioplankton ecology in books..
 
 
Additional information
Parental leave from 01.11.2005 to 31.10.2008 and from 20.01.2013 until 31.12.2016 due to the birth of three children, in total 6 years. ;

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2010, Helen Tammert, FEMS Research Fellowships
2000, Helen Tammert, FEMS Young Scientists Grant
1999, Helen Tammert, FEMS Young Scientists Grant
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.2. Microbiology; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B230 Microbiology, bacteriology, virology, mycology
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B260 Hydrobiology, marine biology, aquatic ecology, limnology
 
 
Additional information
3-9.08. 1998 workshop Water management - monitoring of water quality, Uppsala Unviversity, Sweden
1-26.08. 1999 workshop Planning and management for sustainability in the Baltic Sea, Kalmar University, Sweden
5-12.06. 2001 NorFa workshop Particle analysis and aquatic microbial communities, Bergen, Norway
1-7.11. 2002 NARP International Symposium/workshop C flux and climate change: The Nordic contribution to a panarctic perspective Sigulda, Latvia
12-15.09. 2002 NorFa workshop Integrated modelling, Trondheim, Norway
16-30.09. 2002 Training on electron microscopy, University of Bergen, the research group of Marine microbiology, Norway
6-10.12. 2002 NorFa workshop Integrated eutrophication management, Tallinn, Estonia
26-30.11. 2003 NorFa workshop Integrated approaches to drainage basin nutrient inputs and coastal eutrophication Tvärminne, Finland
28.11-3.12. 2005 NordForsk symposium/workshop Climate and changing pathways of marine Arctic pollution Tromsø, Norway
20-21.12. 2017 Practical aspects of laboratory work, University of Tartu, Estonia
29. 05-2.06 2017 Hands-on qPCR, Sample preparation and quality control of nucleic acids and Experimental design and statistical data analysis for qPCR, TATAA Biocenter, Prague, Czech Republic
21-30.05. 2018 Statistics and data processing, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia
4-13.06. 2018 Mathematical statistics, statistical modelling based on R, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia
Since 01.09.2019 co-supervision of PhD student (PhD position announced) with Prof. D. Herlemann "Responses of freshwater sediment microbial communities to manipulations in salinity and organic matter composition". Institution: Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Chair of Hydrobiology and Fishery
25.4. 2019 Konfera workshop Project management, Tallinn, Estonia

Projects in progress

Completed projects

Publications

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Year
Publication
 
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3.4.
2018
1.1.
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31.08.2020
20.06.1976
+372 5077508
helen.tammert@emu.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.08.2020–31.12.2020   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, molekulaarse ökoloogia teadur (1,00)
01.02.2019–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, Molekulaarse ökoloogia teadur (0,50)
01.01.2019–...   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, Hüdrobioloogia ja kalanduse õppetool, Teadur (0,60)
01.01.2018–01.02.2019   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, Molekulaarse ökoloogia teadur (0,40)
01.03.2017–31.12.2018   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, limnoloogiakeskus, Teadur (0,70)
01.01.2017–31.12.2017   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, Molekulaarse ökoloogia teadur (0,50)
01.01.2017–28.02.2017   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, limnoloogiakeskus, Vanemassistent (1,00)
01.09.2011–31.12.2015   
Bergeni Ülikool, Norra, Maateaduste teaduskond, mere mikrobioloogia, Järeldoktor (0,70)
01.01.2011–31.12.2016   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, limnoloogiakeskus, Teadur (0,10)
01.01.2005–31.12.2011   
Eesti Maaülikool, põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, limnoloogiakeskus; Vanemlaborant (2005-2009 0.40; 2009-2011 0.20 )
01.01.1996–31.12.2005   
EPMÜ ZBI Võrtsjärve Limnoloogiajaam; Vanemlaborant
 
 
Haridustee
2002–2010   
Tartu Ülikool, botaanika ja ökoloogia instituut, doktorikraad
1999–2002   
Tartu Ülikool, zooloogia ja hüdrobioloogia instituut, magistrikraad hüdrobioloogia erialal
1994–1999   
Tartu Ülikool, zooloogia ja hüdrobioloogia instituut, bakalaureusekraad hüdrobioloogia erialal
1991–1994   
Tartu 5. Keskkool
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2019−...   
Member of the core team of FUNAQUA - global DNA-based inventory of aquatic fungi for documenting global fungal biodiversity in water and sediments.
2005−...   
ELUS liige
2000−...   
Eesti Mikrobioloogide Ühenduse liige
2000−...   
Federation of European Microbiological Societies liige
2020−2021   
Konverentsi Symposium of Microbial Ecology SAME-17 organiseerimine, toimumisaeg august 2021 Tartus, Eestis
 
 
Loometöö
Kaks polpulaarteaduslikku peatükki raamatutes.
 
 
Lisainfo
Seoses kolme lapse sünniga olen olnud vanemapuhkusel 01.11.2005-31.10.2008 ja 20.01.2013-31.12.2016, kokku 6 aastat.;

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2010, Helen Tammert, FEMS-i teadustöö stipendium
2000, Helen Tammert, FEMS-i noore teadlase stipendium konverentsil osalemiseks
1999, Helen Tammert, FEMS-i noore teadlase stipendium konverentsil osalemiseks
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.2. Mikrobioloogia; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B230 Mikrobioloogia, bakterioloogia, viroloogia, mükoloogia ; TÄPSUSTUS: Veemikrobioloogia; mikroorganismide ökoloogia; mikroorganismide mitmekesisus; tsüanobakterite toksilisus
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B260 Hüdrobioloogia, mere-bioloogia, veeökoloogia, limnoloogia
 
 
Lisainfo
3-9.08. 1998 workshop Water management - monitoring of water quality, Uppsala Ülikool, Rootsi
1-26.08. 1999 workshop Planning and management for sustainability in the Baltic Sea, Kalmar University, Rootsi
5-12.06. 2001 NorFa workshop Particle analysis and aquatic microbial communities, Bergen, Norra
1-7.11. 2002 NARP International Symposium/workshop C flux and climate change: The Nordic contribution to a panarctic perspective, Sigulda, Läti
12-15.09. 2002 NorFa workshop Integrated modelling, Trondheim, Norra
16-30.09. 2002 Elektronmikroskoopia alane enesetäiendus Bergeni Ülikoolis merebioloogia uurimisrühma juures Norras.
6-10.12. 2002 NorFa workshop Integrated eutrophication management, Tallinn, Eesti
26-30.11. 2003 NorFa workshop Integrated approaches to drainage basin nutrient inputs and coastal eutrophication, Tvärminne, Soome
28.11-3.12. 2005 NordForsk symposium/workshop Climate and changing pathways of marine Arctic pollution, Tromsø, Norra
20-21.12. 2017 Laboritöö praktilised aspektid, Tartu Ülikool, Eesti
29. 05-2.06 2017 Hands-on qPCR, Sample preparation and quality control of nucleic acids and Experimental design and statistical data analysis for qPCR, TATAA Biocenter, Prague, Czech Republic
21-30.05. 2018 Statistika ja andmetöötlus, Eesti Maaülikool, Eesti
4-13.06. 2018 Matemaatiline statistika, statistiline modelleerimine R baasil, Eesti Maaülikool, Eesti
Alates 01.09.2019 PhD tudengi (konkurss välja kuulutatud) kaasjuhendamine koos Prof. D. Herlemanniga teemal "Magevee sette mikroobikoosluste reageerimine orgaanilise aine ja soolsuse muutustele". Asutus: Eesti Maaülikool, põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, Hüdrobioloogia ja kalanduse õppetool
25.4. 2019 Konfera koolitus Projektijuhtimise töötuba, Tallinn, Eesti

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ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
ETFETF6470Allelopathy in toxic haptophytes - functional relationships01.01.200531.12.2008Kalle OlliUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)44 816,67 EUR
SFSF0182564s03The mechanisms of antibiotic action01.01.200331.12.2007Tanel TensonUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu317 960,45 EUR
SFSF0180166s08The mechanisms of antibiotic action and transfer routes for resistance genes01.01.200831.12.2012Tanel TensonUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu558 335,96 EUR
SFSF0362482s03Formation and changes of the biological diversity under the human impact in different lake types (Estonia-Denmark-Netherlands)01.01.200331.12.2007Ingmar OttEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences276 353,98 EUR
MUUVBGBO02005DANLIM: Detection and Analysis of Nutrient Limitation in Coastal Plankton Communities across a Hierarchy of Temporal and Physical-Systematic Scales.01.02.200231.12.2005Kalle OlliUniversity of Tartu133 773,98 EUR
MJDMJD173The distribution and biodiversity of Flavobacterium genus in the salinity gradient and different productivity regions01.09.201131.12.2015Helen TammertUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu100 480,00 EUR
IUTIUT21-2Lake food webs and C metabolism across gradients of catchment alkalinity and climate01.01.201431.12.2019Tiina NõgesEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology2 436 000,00 EUR
SFSF0362480s03Impact of climatic change on shallow lake ecosystems01.01.200331.12.2007Tiina NõgesEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences522 969,84 EUR
1.1.LMIN19054Survey of microorganisms and viruses in ships ballast water27.06.201927.12.2020Kai Künnis-BeresTallinn University of Technology , School of Science, Department of Marine Systems58 330,00 EUR
MUULLTTI19439 Studies of micro-organisms and viruses in ships` ballast water27.06.201927.12.2020Veljo KisandUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology25 541,67 EUR (total financing 58 330,00 EUR)
RITA2RITA2/053Studies of micro-organisms and viruses in ships` ballast water 27.06.201927.12.2020Veljo Kisand; Kai Künnis-BeresUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology; Tallinn University of Technology 58 330,00 EUR (total financing 58 330,00 EUR)
2.1.L190165PKKHInvestigation of loading into the Lake Maardu and management plan for status improvement10.06.201909.12.2019Ingmar OttEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Chair of Hydrobiology and Fishery17 500,00 EUR
MOBTTMOBTT24Ecophysiological mechanisms characterizing the fresh- and brackish microbiota01.01.201831.12.2022Daniel HerlemannEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology747 249,00 EUR
MUU8-2/T12064PKLJComplex investigation of lakes in Põlva, Valga, Võru Counties and compiling of nature protection proposals12.04.201201.02.2013Ingmar OttEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences42 900,00 EUR
SFSF0180095s08Aspects of biodiversity in plants: links to large- and small-scale processes01.01.200831.12.2013Meelis PärtelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University923 465,28 EUR
SFSF0182551s03Plant evolution, diversity, distribution, and function in ecosystems01.01.200331.12.2007Meelis PärtelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography376 439,61 EUR
1.2.5.V190123 (Agreement No 2019/3)The influence of sea level rise on the microbiota of the model organism Theodoxus 01.02.201931.10.2019Helen Tammert; Daniel HerlemannEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Chair of Hydrobiology and Fishery4 890,00 EUR
1.1.7.P190250PKKH (EMÜ nõukogu otsus 19.12.2019 nr 1-4/60)A large-scale study of toxic cyanobacteria in European lakes: DNA-based detection, identification and quantification01.01.202031.12.2020Helen TammertEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Chair of Hydrobiology and Fishery30 000,00 EUR
MUUP170024PKLJToxic cyanobacteria in European lakes: molecular detection and quantification01.01.201731.12.2018Helen TammertEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences60 000,00 EUR
PUT; PUT_OPPUT1389“Window” into the past, the biodiversity fluctuations over millenia – ancient DNA based detection of organisms with wide range on phylogeny by metagenomics01.01.201731.12.2020Veljo KisandUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology240 000,00 EUR
1.1.P200028PKKH (EMÜ senati otsus 27.02.2020 nr 1-27/3)Vibrio vulnificus distribution in the freshwater-brackish water transition and the function of non-indigenous macrozoobenthos as its reservoir 01.01.202031.12.2021Daniel HerlemannEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Chair of Hydrobiology and Fishery50 000,00 EUR
1.1.3.2.1.8-2/T12093PKLJHydrobiological monitoring and research of Lake Võrtsjärv (2012)21.05.201201.02.2014Lea TuvikeneEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology38 272,00 EUR
1.1.3.2.1.8-2/T15067PKLJHydrobiological monitoring and research of Lake Võrtsjärv (2015)15.06.201515.02.2016Lea TuvikeneEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology23 700,01 EUR
1.1.3.2.1.8T160100PKLJ (4-1/16/55)Hydrobiological monitoring and research of Lake Võrtsjärv (2016)30.05.201609.03.2017Lea TuvikeneEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences21 500,00 EUR
1.1.3.2.1.T170114PKLJHydrobiological monitoring and research of Lake Võrtsjärv (2017)03.04.201715.02.2018Lea TuvikeneEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology20 485,00 EUR