Mission Statement

The Department of Functional and Evolutionary Ecology within the Faculty of Life Sciences aims at a mechanistic understanding of ecological and evolutionary patterns and processes from organismic to ecosystem scale. Specifically, we study and teach biodiversity, symbioses, metabolic pathways, ecophysiology and ecosystem functioning in light of environmental change.

Units

Archaea Biology and Ecogenomics

Christa Schleper - Archaea Ecology and Evolution
Silvia Bulgheresi - Environmental Cell Biology
Simon Rittmann - Archaea Physiology & Biotechnology
Filipa Sousa - Genome Evolution and Ecology

Limnology

Christian Griebler - Groundwater Ecology
Hubert Keckeis - Fish Ecology
Michael Schagerl - Phycology

Molecular Systems Biology

Wolfram Weckwerth - Systems Theory in Ecology and Biology
Stefanie Wienkoop - Plant-Microsymbiont Interaction
Markus Teige - Plant signalling

Verena Ibl - Cell biology in Crop Seeds
Ingeborg Lang - Structural and functional plant cell biology
Steffen Waldherr Computational methods for systems biology

Bio-Oceanography and Marine Biology

Monika Bright - Marine Benthic Ecology
Federico Baltar - Fungal and Biogeochemical Oceanography

News

25.07.2017
 

Tu, 25 July 2017, 1:15 p.m.

Auditorium, Campus of the University of Vienna

 

Join us for a special session on nitrogen open to the public!

23.07.2017
 

Su, 23 July 2017

 

The DK plus students are participating in today's "ICoN5 Early Career and Graduate Students Workshop" that precedes the ICoN5.

20.07.2017
 

We are pleased to invite you to Vienna to attend ICoN5, the 5th International Conference on Nitrification and Related Processes.

Be prepared for an...

13.07.2017
 

The Faculty of Life Sciences honours the work of Jessica Kozlowski by awarding the Gertrud Pleskot Award.

30.06.2017
 

Female scientists are currently underrepresented at the Faculty of Life Sciences, particularly in Biology. Cornelia Welte will share her experience.

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22.06.2017
 

"Isolation and Characterization of a Virus-Like-Particle from a Novel Strain of Sulfolobus Acidocaldarius"

 

Th, 22 June 2017, 09:00 a.m.,...