Lehrstuhl für Tierökologie und Tropenbiologie

Katharina Kallnik

  • host-parasite ecolgy

  • climate change biology

  • phenology of plants and insects

  • plant-pollinator interactions

  • conservation biology


  • 04/11 - present PhD- student, University of Würzburg Project:” Climate-mediated plant-bumblebee-antagonist interactions”
  • 04/09 - 03/11 Studies in biodiversity and ecology (Master of Science), University of Bayreuth Master’ s thesis at the Department of Animal Ecology I in cooperation with Berchtesgaden National Park. Title: “Diversity and host-parasite interactions of bumblebees (Bombus spp.) along an elevational gradient”
  • 10/06 - 03/2009 Studies in biology (Bachelor of Science), University of Bayreuth Bachelor ’s thesis at the Department of Plant Ecology. Title: “Flora and Vegetation of the Roter Main riverside in the municipal area of Bayreuth with special focus on non-native plants”

Practical Experiences

  • 08/2011 Field assistance at the Ucka Nature Park, Croatia : Biomonitoring of ponds

  • 07/09 - 08/10 Field assistance at the Swiss National Park : Resurvey of the GLORIA (Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine environments) target regions