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Niko Leisch

Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology

Niko Leisch is a postdoctoral fellow with the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology. Niko is interested in the interactions between deep-sea mussels and their symbiotic bacteria.

Niko Leisch graduated from the University of Vienna, Austria in 2010 with a degree in marine biology and completed his PhD at the University of Vienna in 2015.

"The ocean and its inhabitants has me mesmerized since I was a child. This chance to explore its hidden depths has me all excited!"


Niko participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: