Kleinwalsertal

Christine Römermann

Institute of Ecology and Evolution | Professorship of Biodiversity of Plants
Kleinwalsertal
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Institute of Ecology and Evolution
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Professorship of Biodiversity of Plants
Christine Römermann, Prof. Dr
Professor
Christine Römermann
Otto-Renner-Villa, Room 103A
Philosophenweg 16
07743 Jena

Research interests

  • Impact of changes in the environment on phenology and (functional) biodiversity
  • Impact of changes in the environment plant species richness and ecosystem structure
  • Distribution patterns in plant species – reasons for species rarity
Curriculum vitae
Since 09/2013

Professor for Plant Biodiversity, Institute of Ecology and Evolution with Herbarium Haussknecht and Botanical Garden,  Friedrich-Schiller University Jena

10/2011 – 08/2013 Junior Professor for Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Botany, Regensburg University
06/2007 – 09/2011 Scientific researcher and lecturer in the Functional Biogeography Group, Institute of Physical Geography, Goethe University Frankfurt
11/2002 – 05/2007 Scientific Researcher at the Chair for Botany, Regensburg University
05/2006 PhD thesis “Patterns and processes of plant species frequency and life-history traits”
03/2002 – 10/2002 Working contract („Werkvertrag“) in BMBF-project „MOSAIK“
10/1995 – 05/2002 Biology studies (diploma) Philipps University Marburg (scientific nature conservation, ecology, systematic zoology; Diploma thesis: The effects of historical melon and cereal cultivation on the actual vegetation structure of a dry steppic grassland: the example of the Crau (South-eastern France) (supervisors: Thierry Dutoit, Peter Poschlod)
03/2000 – 08/2000

Training period in the Ecomusée de la Crau, St. Martin de Crau, France; in cooperation with the Université Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III, France

08/1999 – 09/1999

Ecological-botanical training period at the Institute of Grassland and Environmental Reseach (IGER) in Okehampton, Devon (GB)

10/1998 – 06/1999 3rd year Bachelor at Imperial College London (Applied Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Evolutionary biology, Population and Community Ecology) (Erasmus-Programme)
05/1995 High-school diploma (Abitur) at Gymnasium Neustadt am Rübenberge

Miscellaneous

since 2019 member of the science strategy board (SSB) and FlexPool Board of the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research Halle-Jena-Leipzig (iDiv)

since 2022 coordinator of the study program and director of the examination board MSc Evolution, Ecology and Systematics MEES

since 2022 member of the faculty board and the budget and structural commission of the Faculty of Biological Science

since 2014 member and PI of the  German Centre of Integrative Biodiversity Research Halle-Jena-Leipzig (iDiv)

since 2014 (Founding-)member of the Michael Stifel Zentrums für datengetriebene und Simulationswissenschaften

2019-2022 member of the scientific advisory board of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung

2015-2022 equal opportunity officer of the Faculty of Biological Sciences

Publications

A complete list of publications can be found under publications.