Dietmar Kueltz, Ph.D.


Position Title

2131C Meyer Hall


  • B.S./M.S. (Diploma), University of Rostock, Germany, 1989 
  • Ph.D., Marine Animal Physiology, University of Rostock, Germany, 1992.

Research Interests

EcoPhysiological Proteomics of aquatic animals.

Effects of climate change-related environmental stress (salinity, temperature) on aquatic organisms (euryhaline fish, invertebrates).

Evolution of biochemical mechanisms that confer tolerance towards environmental stress (salinity, temperature, pollution) in aquatic animals.

Mechanistic links between molecular (proteomic) and emergent higher-order (physiology, behaviors) phenotypes that are associated with environmental stress responses of aquatic animals.

Graduate Groups

Courses Taught

  • Molecular Biology Laboratory Techniques (ANG 111)
  • Introductory Aquaculture (ANS18)
  • Physiology of the Stress Response (MCP255/ABG255)
  • Animal Biology Graduate Core Course (ABG200B)


For current and past lab member bios, please visit the Kueltz Laboratory Animal System Biology website

Selected Publications

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