Lehrstuhl für Tierökologie und Tropenbiologie

Elena Krimmer

Phd student

Telephone: +49 (0)931 31-85238
Fax:             +49 (0)931 31-852380
e-Mail: elena.krimmer@uni-wuerzburg.de


Room C036

University of Würzburg
Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology
Biocenter - Am Hubland

97074 Würzburg, Germany

Research Interests
  • Effects of Agricultural Land-Use & Management on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services

  • Biodiversity & Conservation Research

  • Taxonomy, Ecology & Evolution of Insects
Projects

ECODEAL - Enhancing biodiversity-based ecosystem services to crops through optimized densities of green infrastructure in agricultural landscapes

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Since 05/2015: PhD student, Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg, Germany.

Agri-environmental schemes and  Biodiversity-based Ecosystem Services.

10/2012- 05/2015: MSc in Biology, University of Hohenheim, Germany.

Parasite-Host Interactions & Animal ecology. "The role of Wolbachia and cytoplasmic incompatibility in the speciation of Lariophagus distinguendus". ELLS (Euroleague for Life Sciences) Prize for Excellent Master Theses 2015.

10/2009-09/2012: BSc in Biology, University of Hohenheim, Germany.

Zoology & Animal ecology. "Veränderungen der Wirtspräferenz durch Lernprozesse während der Larvalentwicklung der Lagererzwespe Lariophagus distinguendus".

Internships and International experiences

10/2014 - 12/2014: Project work at the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Rehovot, Israel. Bacterial endosymbionts in arthropods.

01/2014 - 04/2014: Internship in Chemical Ecology at the department of Plant Protection Biology at the Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet in Alnarp, Sweden (Swedish University of Agriculture). Olfactorial preferences for oviposition in different Drosophila species.

10/2013 - 12/2013: Internship in Tropical Biology at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) at Barro Colorado Island in Panamá, Insitute of Experimental Biology University of Ulm. Ecology and species barriers in emerging viral disease.

07/2007 - 08/2007: Internship at the Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland. Landscape management and swamp preservation.

Work Experience

04/2014 -04/2015: Student Research Assistant at the Institute of Zoology at the department of Animal Ecology, University of Hohenheim.

05/2013 - 04/2015: Guide and supervision at the Zoological and Veterinary Museum of the University of Hohenheim.

10/2012 - 04/2013: Student Research Assistant at the Institute of Zoology at the department of Animal Ecology, University of Hohenheim.

12/2011 - 09/2012: Laboratory Assistant at the Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaftliche Chemie Stuttgart-Hohenheim.

Publications

2015: König K, Krimmer E, Brose S, Gantert C, Buschlüter I, König C, Klopfstein S, Wendt I, Baur H, Krogmann L, Steidle JML. 2015 Does early learning drive ecological divergence during speciation processes in parasitoid wasps? Proc. R. Soc. B 282: 20141850.

2015: Krimmer E, König K, Gottlieb Y, Steidle JML. (Talk) 2015 The role of cytoplasmic incompatibility in the reproductive Isolation of Lariophagus distinguendus. Tagung der deutschen Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie (DGaaE) in Frankfurt.

2014: Krimmer E, König K, Steidle JML. (Poster) 2014 The role of Wolbachia in the reproductive isolation of Lariophagus distinguendus. 11. Hymenopterologen Tagung Stuttgart.

2012: Krimmer E, Hacker K, Brose S, Steidle JML. (Poster) 2012 Lernprozesse während der Larvalentwicklung von Lariophagus distinguendus. 10. Hymenopterologen Tagung Stuttgart.

Kontakt

Lehrstuhl für Zoologie III (Tierökologie)
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg

Tel.: +49 931 31-84350
Fax: +49 931 31-84352
E-Mail

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