SDEI Molekularlabor

Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut

Molecular Lab

Current Projects

Niphargus fontanus in Europe

Population Genetics, Phylogeny and Biogeography of a cave-dwelling amphipod in Europe (in cooperation with Dieter Weber, PhD student at Potsdam University)

Contact: Prof. Thomas Schmitt and Dr. Julia Canitz

Population genomics of Populus species in Kazakhstan

Investigations on clonal structures due to landscape use and groundwater levels (in cooperation with the University of Trier, Prof. Frank Thomas and Philipp Schäfer).

Contact: Prof. Thomas Schmitt, Dr. Julia Canitz

Projects in the developmental phase

Genetic diversity of insects 

Investigations on the change of genetic diversity over time and on its underlying evolutionary processes, ecological impacts and anthropogenic contribution.

Contact: Dr. Julia Canitz