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Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology

Veronika Vikuk

PhD Student

Tel.: +49 (0)931 31-88913
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Email: veronika.vikuk@uni-wuerzburg.de

Room C041
Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology
Biocentre, University of Würzburg

Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg

Research Interests
  • Plant defence mechanisms & secondary plant products
  • influence of the environment on plant metabolism
  • plant-fungi-interaction
  • effects of agricultural land-use & management on biodiversity & ecosystem services
  • agricultural use of plants
Projects

Biodiversitätsexploratorien, DEFENSE II: Dependence of endophytic fungus-grass symbiosis on land-use intensity

Curriculum Vitae
  • 04/2016 - present: PhD Student, Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg;
    Main Focus: Biodiversity & interaction between fungi & plant
    Project: "DEFENSE II: Dependence of endophytic fungus-grass symbiosis on land-use intensity", supervision by PD Dr. Jochen Krauss
  • 09/2014 – 08/2016: Master of Science in biology, Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg;
    Main Focus: Ecophysiology of plants, animal ecology, pharmaceutical biology
    Master Thesis: „Analytik charakteristischer Inhaltsstoffe von Hypericum perforatum L. (Johanniskraut)“ conducted at WALA Heilmittel GmbH
  • 08/2013 – 12/2013: Erasmus exchange in Sweden, University of Umeå
  • 09/2011 – 08/2014: Bachelor of Science in biology, Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg;
    Main Focus: Plant physiology and genetics, ecophysiology of plants, pharmaceutical biology
    Bachelor Thesis: „Die Rolle einzelner ABA-Rezeptorgene in Schließzellen von Arabidopsis thaliana in Bezug auf Licht, CO2, Luftfeuchtigkeit und ABA“ (Department of Plant Physiology and Biophysics, University of Würzburg)
  • 09/2010 – 08/2011: Pharmacology, Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen

Professional Experience

  • 09/2015 – 03/2016 Masterthesis at WALA Heilmittel GmbH, Bad Boll
  • 08/2015 – 09/2015 Internship at the plant laboratory, WALA Heilmittel GmbH
  • 08/2013 – 09/2013 Internship at the ANS research station, Abisko, Sweden
  • 09/2013 – 12/2013 Internship at the Umeå Plant Science Center, University of Umeå, Sweden
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Publications

Heinrich M, Vikuk V, Daniels R, Stintzig F, Kammerer D (2017) Characterization of Hypericum perforatum L. (St. John´s wort) macerates prepared with different fatty oils upon processing and storage. Phytochemistry Letters. In press.

Contact

Lehrstuhl für Zoologie III (Tierökologie)
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg

Phone: +49 931 31-84350
Fax: +49 931 31-84352
Email

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