Steering Committee of the Vienna Doctoral School of Ecology and Evolution

The Steering Committee of our Vienna Doctoral School consists of four faculty members and four student representatives. They support the Head in administrative and managerial tasks as well as strategic decisions.

Gerhard Herndl

Head of VDSEE
Steering committee member

Professor, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences and
Dept. of Limnology & Bio-Oceanography

Research Areas: Biological Oceanography and Marine Biogeochemistry

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Mihaela Pavlicev

Vice Head of VDSEE
Steering committee member

Professor for Theoretical Evolutionary Biology
Deputy Head Department of Evolutionary Biology

Research Areas: Developmental evolution, reproductive biology, evolvability, evolutionary medicine

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Christian Griebler

Steering committee member

Research Areas: Groundwater Ecology

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Jürgen Kriwet

Steering committee member

Research Areas: Vertebrate evolution, morphology, diversity patterns

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Andreas Wanninger

Steering committee member

Head of Department of Evolutionary Biology
Head of Integrative Zoology

Research Areas: Animal morphology, development, and evolution

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Wolfram Weckwerth

Steering committee member

Head of Large-Instrument Facility for Mass Spectrometry in Life Sciences
Vice Head of Functional and Evolutionary Ecolog

Research Areas: Molecular Systems Biology

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Michael Glaser

Steering committee member
(student representative)

Research interests: Macroecology, biological invasions, agricultural weeds

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Clara Groot Crego

Steering committee member
(student representative)

Research interests: Evolutionary biology, population genetics, speciation, adaptation, genomics

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Johannes Herpell

Steering committee member
(student representative)

Research interests:  Microbial Ecology, Plant-Bacteria-Interactions, Genetics in Ecology and Plant/Bacteria Genomics

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Teresa Winter

Steering committee member
(student representative)

Research interests: Marine ecology, thiotrophic symbiosis, wood fall succession, organism-environment interaction

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Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) will be consisting of 4 renowned international scientists in the fields of ecology and evolution. They will accompany the Doctoral School for 4 years, which can be renewed for 1-3 years.