Dr. Kevin Torben Stiller

Biologist (Dipl.)

Curriculum Vitae

2002 - 2004

Apprenticeship: Agricultural-Technical Assistant (plant breeding/production) at the Berufsbildende Schulen III Lüneburg and at the Norddeutsche Pflanzenzucht Hans - Georg Lembke KG Hohenlieth. Finnished as LTA.

2004 – 2010

Study of biology at Kiel University finished with diploma (Dipl.-Biol. (EQV M.Sc.)).
Major: Fisheries biology; Minors: zoology and molecular plant breeding.
Diploma thesis: "Parametrisierung eines Respirationssystems zur Erfassung von Stoffwechselsituationen bei Fischen" at the Gesellschaft für Marine Aquakultur mbH (GMA-Büsum) under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Carsten Schulz and FTZ-Westcoast (Dr. Klaus Vanselow).

2007

Scholarship nomination of the university of Kiel after pre-examination at Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes.
Research study (molecular plant breeding): "Haplotypenanalyse von Sequenzanschnitten aus der genomischen Region des Schossgens in ein- und zweijährigen Beta vulgaris Akzessionen" under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jung and Dr. Müller.

2008

Exchange Student: Institute of Hydrobiology and Fishery Science, University of Hamburg.
Internship: "Planning of an breeding and rearing system for fish, mussels, crabs, amphibians and invertebrates in the ark-park Treenetal (FORTREEN)".

Since 2011

PhD student at Kiel Universität (Institut für Tierzucht und Tierhaltung; Marine Aquakultur (Prof. Dr. Carsten Schulz) and FTZ Westcoast (Dr. Klaus Vanselow).
Title: "Development of an online-controlled respirometry system to measure the metabolic activity of fish".

Publications

Stiller, K.T., Vanselow, K.H., Moran, D., Riesen, G, Koppe, W., Dietz, C. and C. Schulz (2017) The effect of diet, temperature and intermittent low oxygen on the protein metabolism of rainbow trout. British Journal of Nutrition 117: 784-795. doi:10.1017/S0007114517000472

Stiller, K.T. (2016): The technical development and application of a recirculating aquaculture respirometer system (RARS) for fish metabolism studies. Dissertation at Kiel University. 136 Pages. Paper

Stiller, K.T., Vanselow, K.H., Moran, D., Bojens, G., Voigt, W., Meyer, S. and C. Schulz (2015): The effect of carbon dioxide on growth and metabolism in juvenile turbot Scophthalmus maximus L.. Aquaculture 444: 143-150. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2015.04.001

Stiller, K.T., Moran, D., Vanselow K.H. & C. Schulz (2014) Available technologies for CO2 measurements in RAS. In: Book of Abstracts. Fremtidens Smoltproduksjon (Future smolt production) – Tredje konferanse om resirkulering av ann i akvakultur. Sunndalsøra, Norwegen, 22.-23.10.2014. Page 21.

Stiller, K.T., Dietz, C., Vanselow, K.H., Moran, D., Riesen, G., Marx, S., Heckmann, S., Savino, E., Mostcetta, P. & C. Schulz (2014): Metabolic fuel use of Rainbow Trout Feed with varying Macronutrient Feeds in Low Oxygen Environment at three different Temperatures. In: Book of Abstracts, Opportunities and Solutions – Research For Our Changing Oceans, YOUMARES 5.0, Eds.: C. Jessen & V. Golz, 10. - 12.9.2014, Stralsund. Page 18.

Stiller, K.T., Dietz, C., Vanselow, K.H., Moran, D., Riesen, G., Marx, S., Heckmann, S., Savino, E., Mostcetta, P. & C. Schulz (2014): Metabolic fuel use of Rainbow Trout Feed with varying Macronutrient Feeds in Low Oxygen Environment at three different Temperatures. In: Proceedings of the 10th  International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture. 22.-24.8.2014  in Roanoke, Virginia, USA. p. 38-40.

Stiller, K.T., Moran, D., Vanselow, K.H., Marxen, K., Wuertz, S. & C. Schulz (2014): A novel recirculating aquaculture respirometer system (RARS) for online detection of metabolites and gassing trials under culture-like conditions. Aquacultural Engineering Society NEWS 16(4): 2-3 and 10. Newsletter

Stiller, K.T., K.H. Vanselow, D. Moran, S. Meyer, C. Schulz (2013) The effect of carbon dioxide accumulation on the growth of juvenile turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) cultured in a Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS). In: 2nd Workshop on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems, Aalborg, Denmark, 10-11 October 2013. DTU Aqua Report No. 267-13, (Ed. A.-J. Tang Dalsgaard) No 15, Page 31.

Dietz, C., Stiller, K.T., Griese, M., Schulz, C., Susenbeth, A. (2013) Influence of salinity on energy metabolism in juvenile turbot (Psetta maxima). Aquaculture Nutrition 19: 135-150. Abstract  doi:10.1111/anu.12034

Stiller, K.T., Moran, D., Vanselow, K.H., Marxen, K., Wuertz, S. and C. Schulz (2013) A novel respirometer for online detection of metabolites in aquaculture research: evaluation and first applications. Aquacultural Engineering 55: 23-31. Abstract  doi:10.1016/j.aquaeng.2013.01.004

Stiller, K.T., Bojens, G., Voigt, W., Schulz, C., Vanselow, K.H. (2012) Weiterentwicklung und Optimierung einer online-kontrollierten Haltungstechnik zur Erfassung von Stoffwechselleistungen von Fischen. In: Jahresbericht 2010/2011 des Forschungs- und Technologiezentrums Westküste in Büsum. Seiten 55-60.

Stiller, K.T., K.H. Vanselow, D. Moran, S. Marx, C. Schulz (2012) Description and testing of a novel online-controlled fish rearing system for respiratory measurements under culture-like conditions. Abstract in the Proceedings of the AQUA 2012, Global Aquaculture – Securing our future. Prague, Czech Republic from 01. - 05.09.2012, page 1061.

Dietz, C., Stiller, K.T., Griese, M., Schulz, C., and A. Susenbeth (2012) Influence of salinity on energy metabolism in juvenile turbot (Psetta maxima L.). In: Investigations on energy metabolism of juvenile turbot. Dissertation an der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel vorgelegt von Dipl.-Biol. Carsten Dietz. 44-73.

Dietz, C., Stiller, K.T., Schulz, C., Susenbeth, A. (2012). Influence of salinity on energy metabolism in juvenile turbot (Psetta maxima). Proc. Soc. Nutr. Physiol., 21, 90.

Dietz, C., Stiller, K.T., Griese, M., Schulz, C., Susenbeth, A. (2012) Influence of salinity on energy metabolism in juvenile turbot (Psetta maxima). Book of Abstracts, P O47. XV International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding, 04.-07.06. 2012, Molde, Norway.

Stiller, K.T. (2010) Parametrisierung eines Respirationssystems zur Erfassung von Stoffwechselsituationen bei Fischen. Diplomarbeit an der Universität Kiel.