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Katharina Schulte

Dr. Katharina Schulte

A1.2: SYSTEMATIK UND PHYLOGENIE DER GATTUNG FOSTERELLA (BROMELIACEAE): MODELLFALL FÜR DIE EVOLUTION VON NEOTROPISCHEN LOKALENDEMITEN [FOSTERELLA]

A1.11: CENOZOIC DIVERSIFICATION OF BROMELIOIDEAE (BROMELIACEAE): CHARACTER EVOLUTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE

A2.16: DRIVERS OF EVOLUTION IN BROMELIOIDEAE IN THE MATA ATLANTICA AND CERRADOS/CAMPOS RUPESTRES

Main Research Fields
- phylogeny and evolution of Higher Plants, particularly Bromeliaceae and Orchidaceae
- plant diversification and historical biogeography, past impacts of climate change hybridization

University Education
2007
 Dr. phil. nat., J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt
2000 Diploma in biology, J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt

Professional experience
2001-2007
 Research associate, J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt
2007-2010 Post-Doc, J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt/Research Institute Senckenberg
2008-2010 Project leader S1-lab (gentechnology), Research Institute Senckenberg
since 2009 Project leader, Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute Frankfurt
since 2010 Post-Doc, James Cook University, Cairns (Australia)

Publications (selected)
Givnish, T. J., Barfuss, M. H. J., Van Ee, B., Riina, R., Schulte, K., Horres, R., Gonsiska, P. A., Jabaily, R. S., Crayn, D. M., Smith, A. C. J., Winter, K., Brown, G. K., Evans, T. M., Holst, B. K., Luther, H., Till, W., Zizka, G., Berry, P. E., Sytsma, K. J. Phylogeny and historical biogeography of Bromeliaceae: insights from an 8-locus plastid phylogeny. American Journal of Botany (accepted).

Schulte, K., Silvestro, D., Kiehlmann, E., Vesely, S., Novoa, P., Zizka, G. (2010): Detection of recent hybridization between sympatric Chilean Puya species (Bromeliaceae) using AFLP markers and reconstruction of complex relationships. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57: 1105-1119.

Rex, M., Schulte, K., Zizka, G., Peters, J., Ibisch, P.L., & K. Weising (2009): Phylogenetic analysis of Fosterella L.B. Sm. (Pitcairinoideae, Bromeliaceae) based on four chloroplast DNA regions. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 51: 472-485.

Schulte, K., M. H. J. Barfuss & G. Zizka (2009): Molecular phylogeny of Bromelioideae (Bromeliaceae) based on nuclear and plastid DNA loci reveals the evolution of the tank habit within the subfamily. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 51: 327–339.

Zizka, G. Schmidt, M., Schulte, K., Novoa, P., Pinto, R. & K. König (2009): Chilean Bromeliaceae - diversity, distribution and evaluation of conservation status. Biodiversity and Conservation 18:2449-2471.

Schulte, K. & G. Zizka (2008): Multi locus plastid phylogeny of Bromelioideae (Bromeliaceae) gives new insights into the taxomomic utility of petal appendages and pollen characters. Candollea 63(2): 209-225.

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