Faculty Profile for Dr. Dittmar Hahn

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Dr. Dittmar Hahn
Chair - Professor — Biology
SUPP 384
phone: (512) 245-2178

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Normand, P., Pujic, P., Abrouk, D., Vemulapally, S., Guerra, T. M., Carlos-Shanley, C., & Hahn, D. (2022). Draft Genome of Frankia sp. Strain R82, an Isolate from Root Nodules of Myrica gale. Microbiology Resource Announcements, e0092522. https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.00925-22
  • Normand, P., Pujic, P., Abrouk, D., Vemulapally, S., Guerra, T. M., Carlos-Shanley, C., & Hahn, D. (2022). Draft Genomes of Symbiotic Frankia Strains AgB32 and AgKG’84/4 from Root Nodules of Alnus Glutinosa growing under Contrasted Environmental Conditions. Journal of Genomics, 10, 61–68. https://doi.org/10.7150/jgen.75779
  • Vemulapally, S., Guerra, T. M., Hahn, D., & Weckerly, F. (2022). Competition of two inoculated Frankia strains in root nodulation of Alnus glutinosa seedlings and associated Friakia-strain growth in rhizospheric and non-rhizospheric soils. Plant and Soil, 474, 115–124.
  • Normand, P., Pujic, P., Abrouk, D., Vemulapally, S., Guerra, T. M., Carlos-Shanley, C., & Hahn, D. (2022). Draft Genomes of Nitrogen-fixing Frankia Strains Ag45/Mut15 and AgPM24 Isolated from Root Nodules of Alnus Glutinosa. Journal of Genomics, 10, 49–56. https://doi.org/10.7150/jgen.74788
  • Vemulapally, S., Villamizar Gomez, A., Guerra, T. M., Tocidlowski, M. E., Spradley, M., Mays, S., … Hahn, D. (2021). Mycobacteria in skin lesions and the habitat of the endangered Houston toad (Anaxyrus houstonensis).

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Distinguished Professor. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Regents' Professor. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Award for Excellence in Science/Scholarship (Associate professor), Texas State University-San Marcos. 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Award for Excellence in Science/Scholarship (Associate professor), Texas State University-San Marcos. 2008

Selected Grants

  • Hahn, Dittmar, Hamerlynck, E., Slater, L., Yee, N.. Biogeoscience Research Initiative, Deans Excellence Funds at Rutgers, $60000. (Funded: 2004). Grant.
  • Nowlin, W. (Principal), Hahn, Dittmar (Co-Principal). Evaluation of the trophic status and functional feeding group status of the comal springs riffle beetle, Edwards Aquifer Authority, $69354. (Funded: January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016). Grant.
  • Tomasso, J. (Principal), Hahn, Dittmar (Co-Principal), Forstner, M.R.J. (Co-Principal). Houston toad management during recovery and rebuilding activities for home-sites in the Bastrop Complex Fire zone, Texas General Land Office, $275000. (Funded: June 1, 2013 - May 30, 2014). Grant.
  • Tomasso, J. (Principal), Hahn, Dittmar (Co-Principal), Forstner, M.R.J. (Co-Principal). Houston toad management options during drainage restoration actions in Bastrop County, NRCS, $97632. (Funded: March 1, 2013 - February 28, 2014). Grant.
  • Venumbaka, R. (Principal), Hahn, Dittmar (Co-Principal), Forstner, M.R.J. (Co-Principal). Detecting occurrence of Houston toads in Colorado County with development of avoidance and minimization measures for pipeline operations, Inergy, Inc., $246890. (Funded: March 1, 2013 - June 30, 2013). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Chair
Department of Biology
September 1, 2013-Present
Ph.D. Program Director
Aquatic Resources
2008-2013
Member
Institutional Biosafety Committee
December 2007-2013
Member
JAMP Committee
2005-2013
Member
Texas State Biology Department Greenhouse Committee
August 2005-2013