Welcome new group member: Michael Zumstein


Michael Zumstein has joined EDGE as a junior group leader in January 2021. Michael received an M.Sc. in biochemistry and a Ph.D. in environmental chemistry from ETH Zurich. He subsequently worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag). Michael’s group studies the biotransformation and biodegradation of anthropogenic chemicals in natural and engineered environments. A focus lies on the transformation of polymers and antibiotics by extracellular enzymes that are present in receiving environments.