Academic calendar

The general academic calendar of the University can be found here: www.zv.uni-leipzig.de/en/study/organising-your-studies/academic-calendar.html

University course catalogue

The current University course catalogue can be found here: http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~zander/stplbiowiss/stpl.htm

Research Seminar

Here you can find our current department seminar which is conducted jointly with the department "Systematic Botany and Functional Biodiversity":

https://www.lw.uni-leipzig.de/en/sysbot/teaching/research-seminar.html

All interested student listeners are welcome!

Courses in winter term

Course Number Term (Semester) Course Title
11-BIO-0515 Bachelor (5th and 6th semester) Introduction to the methods of scientific work, working group seminar of the WG Molecular Evolution and Plant Systematics and the WG Special Botany and Functional Biodiversity
11-BIO-202 Master (1st semester) Molecular Evolution
11-BIO-220 Master (3rd semester) Lab Course
11-SQM-01 Students of all faculties, except Faculty of Life Sciences Current Topics in Life Sciences – Part I

Courses in summer term

Course Number Term (Semester) Course Title
11-BIO-0208 Bachelor (2nd semester) Basics of Plant Systematics and Ecology
11-BIO-0515 Bachelor (5th and 6th semester) Introduction to the methods of scientific work, working group seminar of the WG Molecular Evolution and Plant Systematics and the WG Special Botany and Functional Biodiversity
11-BIO-0637 Bachelor (6th semester) Morphological Diversity and Phylogenetics
11-BIO-208 Master (2nd semester) Biogeography and Tropical Botany

Students and Alumni

 

PhD theses

Jay Edneil Olivar (2018-): “Systematics of Philippine Cyrtandra J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. (Gesneriaceae)”. Leipzig University.

Jeprianto Manurung (2017-): Evolutionary ecology of Lumnitzera racemosa and L. littorea (Combretaceae) and their potential as source for anti-infective compounds”. Leipzig University.

Laura Holzmeyer (2015-): “Evolution and Distribution of Indonesian Plants”. Leipzig University.

Paul Terwase Lyam (2013-): “Genetic diversity studies on Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. in relation to climate change in West Africa”. Leipzig University.

Jana Ebersbach (2013-2017): Evolutionary history of species-rich Saxifraga L. in the region of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and beyond”. Leipzig University.

Frank Hauenschild (2012-2018): “Systematics, taxonomy and biogeography of the cosmopolitan and fossil-rich buckthorn family (Rhamnaceae)”. Leipzig University.

Andrew Iloh (2011-2015): “Assessing genetic diversity and divergence within and among populations of the threatened plant Chasmanthera dependens (Menispermaceae) in West Africa”. University of Lagos, and Goethe University/BiK-F, Frankfurt.

Sabine Matuszak (2010-2016): “Evolution of mountain plants in the region of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and beyond”. Goethe University/BiK-F, Frankfurt, and Leipzig University.

Melanie Grudinski (2010-2014): “Plant diversification patterns in the Indomalesian, Australasian and Pacific island region (Eocene to Pliocene)”. Goethe University/BiK-F, Frankfurt, and Leipzig University.

Valerie Köcke (2008-2015): Spatio-temporal Evolution of Cedrela (Meliaceae) - Climatic Niche Dynamics, Phylogeography and Taxonomy”. Goethe University, Frankfurt.

Rhinaixa de Duque-Thüs (2009): “Beiträge morphologischer und anatomischer Merkmale, insbesondere der Fruchtknoten und Samenanlagen zur Taxonomie und Systematik der Bromelioideae (Bromeliaceae)“. Goethe University, Frankfurt.

 

Diploma and Masters Theses

Lisa Richter (2016): "Reproduktionsschranken in einer Hybridzone von Silene latifolia und Silene dioica im Leipziger Auwald: Habitatanpassung, Phänologie, und Untersuchung des Bestäubungssyndroms". Leipzig University.

Robert Kellner (2016): "Studien zur Ökologie, Verbreitung und Morphologie von aquatischen Makrophyten im Leipziger Raum." Leipzig University.

Ronny Timplan (2016): "Phylogenetik und Diversifizierungsgeschichte in der artenreichen Sektion Ciliatae (Saxifraga)". Leipzig University.

Maria Schulz (2016): "Phylogenetik und Biogeographie einer Klade der Rhamnaceae (Alphitonia Reissek ex. Endl.)". Leipzig University.

Stefan Krämer (2015): “Biogeografie von Impatiens L. in Südost-Asien”. Leipzig University.

Sophie Erhardt (2013-2014): “Das Vorkommen von Alpen-Flachbärlapp im Nationalpark Harz – Verbreitung, Vergesellschaftung, Gefährdung und Pflegemaßnahmen”. Leipzig University.

Miriam Maibach (2007-2008): “Aspekte der Evolution in der Gattung Medicago L. (Fabaceae) unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der infraspezifischen Variabilität in Medicago lupulina s.l.”. Goethe University, Frankfurt.

Franziska Krauß (2006-2007): “Amaranthaceae und Chenopodiaceae im Stadtgebiet Frankfurt am Main: Morphologische und genetische Vielfalt”. Goethe University, Frankfurt.

Regina Zeelen (2006): “Erweiterung der Datenbank SeSam: Konzeptionierung und Programmierung eines DNA-Probenmoduls”. Bingen University of Applied Sciences.

Julia Fontana (2004-2005): “Study of the extent and mode of acquisition and spread of the cox1 group I intron on a generic, species and population level within the cosmopolitan families of Lamiaceae and Rhamnaceae”. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

 

Bachelor Theses

 

Anna Schlauersbach (2019): "Contribution to systematics of Allium (Amaryllidaceae) in Asia". Leipzig University.

Rosalie Beuthner (2019): "Seasonal variation of seed size in the diet of chimpanzees". Leipzig University and Max-Planck-Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA).

Yuliia Lihanova (2018): “Contribution to the study of evolution of the genus Ruagea (Meliaceae, mahogany family)”. Leipzig University.

Marvin Manzenberger (2018): “Evaluation of the nature conservation potential of green areas at the Schoritzer Wiek and derivation of management recommendations”. Leipzig University.

Nastasja Hradil (2017): "Analysis of phylogenetic patterns of bioactive compounds in plants of the flora of Java". Leipzig University. 

Robert Kellner (2014): "Evolutionary history of selected Dioscoreales (Nartheciaceae)". Leipzig University.

Christina Marzen (2014): "Evolutionary history of selected Ericales (Pentaphylacaceae)". Leipzig University.

Anja Menzel (2014): "Comparativ floristic vegetation studies in the LSG Wachberg close to Rückmarsdorf". Leipzig University.

Maximilian Rembe (2014): "Genome-wide association mapping in summer barley". IPK Gatersleben.

Lisa Richter (2014): "Conservation status of Gentiana pneumonanthe in Saxony and adjacent areas (family Gentianaceae)". Leipzig University.

Danny Santer (2014): "Examination of the inventory of Trachaeophytes with relevance to nature conservation in the FND Schönauer Lachen (Leipzig west)". Leipzig University.

Maria Schulz (2014): "Evolutionary history of Parnassiaceae". Leipzig University.

Ronny Timplan (2014): "Molecular systematic studies in the genus Saxifraga (Saxifragaceae)". Leipzig University.

Jessica Fuhr (2013): “Molekulare Untersuchungen der Sektion Oeroherzogia (Rhamnaceae, Rhamnus L. auf Basis von ITS- und trnL-F-Sequenzdaten”. Leipzig University.

Stefan Krämer (2013): “Biogeographie von Gentiana L. in Papua-Neuguinea”. Leipzig University.

Kassandra Klose (2013): “Die Nutzpflanzen des Botanischen Gartens in Forschung, Lehre und Unterricht”. Leipzig University.

Maximilian Schmidt (2013): “Ausgewählte Arzneipflanzen des Botanischen Gartens in Forschung, Lehre und Unterricht”. Leipzig University.

 

Student internships

 

Lukas Hartmann (2011): “Plant diversification patterns in the Indomalesian, Australasian and Pacific island region (Eocene to Pliocene)”. Frenius University of Applied Sciences.

Fee Becker (2010): “Molecular Phylogenetics of Carapa (Meliaceae)”. Kassel University.

Sarah Cody (2009-2010): “Sapindales Phylogeny Project”. Senckenberg Research Institute, Frankfurt.

Katherina Gotthardt (2008): “Molecular phylogenetics of the Southeast Asian and Pacific plant group Hoya”. University of Mainz.

Helga Lob (2007): “Molekulare Phylogenetik ausgewählter Sapindales”. Aachen University of Applied Sciences.

Hendrike Schäfer (2006): “DNA barcoding of economically useful timber taxa in the mahogany family (Meliaceae)”. University of Kassel.

 


last update: 08.07.2020