Leonardo Bassi

Leonardo Bassi

Research Fellow

Spezielle Botanik und funktionelle Biodiversität
Johannisallee 21
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-38576

Professional career

  • since 03/2020
    PhD student, Leipzig University, Systematic Botany and Functional Biodiversity research group, Germany. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Alexandrea Weiglet and Prof. Dr. Nicole van Dam. Project title: 'Chemical and morphological traits as mediators of biotic interactions along plant diversity gradients’
  • 10/2019 - 03/2020
    Assistant researcher, Utrecht University, Ecology and Biodiversity research group, The Netherlands.


  • 09/2016 - 07/2019
    Masters of Science in Environmental Biology, Utrecht University, Ecology and Biodiversity research group, The Netherlands with Erasmus traineeship at KU Leuven, Plant Conservation and Population Biology research group, Belgium.
  • 09/2012 - 04/2016
    Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Universita’ degli Studi di Roma ‘La Sapienza’, Italy.
  • Helsen, K.; Bassi, L.; Feilhauer, H.; Kattenborn, T. J.; Matsushima, H.; Van Cleemput, E.; Somers, B.; Honnay, O.
    Evaluating different methods for retrieving intraspecific leaf trait variation from hyperspectral leaf reflectance
    Ecological indicators. 2021.
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