Telephone: +49 (0)931 31-80868
University of Würzburg
Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology
Biocenter - Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg, Germany
- Tropical biology, especially tropical mountain biology
- Correlations between ecosystem services and species, functional and phylogenetic diversity
- Trophic interactions between plants, pollinators, predators and parasitoid wasps under global change
- Wild bee and ant ecology
- Conservation biology
Kilimanjaro Project SP7: Effects of climate und land use change on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning of pollinators and decomposers
- since 2013 PhD student at the University of Würzburg, Germany. Project: KiLi Sub Project 7: Effects of climate und land use change on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning of pollinators and decomposers.
- 2012 Diploma Thesis at the University of Würzburg, Germany. Subject: “Influence of habitat destruction and land use intensification of coffee plantations on ant communities on Mt. Kilimanjaro".
- 2011/2012 Field research on ants at Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, for the diploma thesis2010 Field research on ants in tropical mountain ecosystems at the Estación Cienticia San Francisco-ECSF, Ecuador.
- 2009 Studies of marine biology at the University of Catania, Italy.
- 2006-12 Studies in Biology (tropical biology and animal ecology, plant ecology, genetics, biotechnology) at the University of Würzburg, Germany.
Peters MK, Mayr A, Röder J, Sanders N, Steffan-Dewenter I (2014) Variation in nutrient use by ant assemblages along an extensive environmental gradient on Mt Kilimanjaro. Journal of Biogeography 41: 2245–2255.