• PL 65 (Viikinkaari 2a)

    00014

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 1, Biocentre 3

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

1983 …2020
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Curriculum vitae

Research:

New project

MAPPING, MANAGEMENT AND RESILIENCE OF ECOSYSTEM SERVICES FOR FOOD SECURITY AND RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN ETHIOPIA    (SOILMAN) starting 1.1.2014

Opportunities for PhD students to join (own funding)

Curriculum vitae

M Sc in Microbiology 1979, PhD in 1985, adjunct professor 1986. Studies abroad: Massey Univeristy, New Zealand 1981-82, MGH-Harvard, U.S.A. 9 1983-84. University lecturer in microbiology 2001-2013. Professor: Sustainable development (Swedish) 1.5.2013-

Description of research and teaching

Research: Sustainable development, Biological nitrogen fixation in rhizobium -legume symbioses - from molecules to field. Adaption of innovations by farmers. Molecular diversity, taxonomy and evolution of rhizobia from diverse geographical locations. Molecular mechanisms behind host specificity of nodulation and nitrogen fixation. Bioreendiation of oil-polluted soil using the legume rhizosphere. Environmental considerations in legume production. Plant and soil microbiomes.

 

Fields of Science

  • 414 Agricultural biotechnology
  • Sustainable development
  • Microbiology
  • Rhizobium
  • Evolution
  • Genomics
  • BNF
  • Agriculture and the environment

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1983 2019

Bacterial community changes in response to oil contamination and perennial crop cultivation

Yan, L., Penttinen, P., Mikkonen, A. & Lindstrom, K., May 2018, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 25, 15, p. 14575-14584 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Innovation platforms: a tool to enhance small-scale farmer potential through co-creation

Sell, M., Vihinen, H., Gabiso, G. & Lindström, K., 17 Nov 2018, In : Development in Practice. 28, 8, p. 999-1011 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Diverse Mesorhizobium bacteria nodulate native Astragalus and Oxytropis in arctic and subarctic areas in Eurasia

Ampomah, O. Y., Mousavi, S. A., Lindström, K. & Huss-Danell, K., Jan 2017, In : Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 40, 1, p. 51-58 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Draft genome sequence of type strain HBR26(T) and description of Rhizobium aethiopicum sp nov.

Aserse, A. A., Woyke, T., Kyrpides, N. C., Whitman, W. B. & Lindström, K., 26 Jan 2017, In : Standards in Genomic Sciences. 12, 16 p., 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Projects 2007 2020

Activities 1992 2019

Vattenhushållningskväll

Kristina Lindström (Attendee)
19 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (Journal)

S. Abdollah Mousavi (Reviewer), Kristina Lindström (Reviewer)
29 May 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Globaré2.0

Kristina Lindström (Participant)
15 Mar 2019

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

Globaré2.0

Kristina Lindström (Participant)
6 Apr 2019

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

Session chairmanship

Kristina Lindström (Participant)
17 Aug 201821 Aug 2018

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

Press / Media

Klimatsmart böna blir oftast djurfoder

Kristina Lindström

12/08/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Hållbart skogsbruk

Kristina Lindström

04/04/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Sustainable consumption

Kristina Lindström

10/10/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

LIHAN HIMO

Kristina Lindström

30/10/2016

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media