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Sabrina Nemec

Sabrina Nemec

Ph.D. student

C5.2: EVOLUTIONARY ADAPTATION POTENTIAL OF KEY AQUATIC SPECIES OF DIFFERENT CLIMATIC REGIONS

Study Focus:
Ecology and Evolution; Biodiversity
Goethe University Frankfurt a. M. (2003-2009)

Diploma thesis:
"Impact of Climate Change on the Competition of the Sister Species Chironomus riparius and Chironomus piger"

PhD thesis:
"Evolutionary Adaptation Potential of Aquatic Key Species in Climate-Related Life History Traits"
 
Test Organisms: Chironomus riparius and Radix balthica
 
Publications:

Nemec S, Patel S, Nowak C & Pfenninger M (2012). Evolutionary determinants of population differences in population growth rate x habitat temperature interactions in Chironomus riparius. Oecologia, (DOI) 10.1007/s00442-012-2517-3.

Nemec S, Heß M, Nowak C & Pfenninger M (2012). Experimental Evidence for Niche Segregation in a Sister Species Pair of Non-Biting Midges. Hydrobiologia 691:203-212. 

Nowak C, Nemec S, Vogt C, Pfenninger M (2010). Chironomus als Modellorganismus der Molekularen Ökologie – vom Wert genetischer Vielfalt bis zur Anpassung an Klimastress. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Limnologie (DGL), Erweiterte Zusammenfassungen der Jahrestagung 2009 (Oldenburg) 438-442.

Nemec S & Nowak C (2011). Genetisches Anpassungspotential von Chironomus-Populationen an lokale Temperaturbedingungen. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Limnologie (DGL), Erweiterte Zusammenfassungen der Jahrestagung 2011, Freising. (Presentation)

 

 

Nemec S, Barateiro J, Streit B, Pfenninger M, Nowak C (2011). Genetic Adaptation Potential of Chironomus Populations to Temperature Stress. SETAC Europe 21th annual meeting, Milan. (Poster)

Nemec S, Nowak C, Oehlmann J, Pfenninger M (2010). Impact of Climate Change on the Competition of the Sister Species Chironomus riparius and Chironomus piger. SETAC Europe 20th annual meeting, Seville. (Poster)

Nowak C, Nemec S, Feldmayer B, Cordellier M, Streit B, Schwenk K, Pfenninger M (2010). Assessing climate change effects on aquatic invertebrates – a large-scale molecular approach. SETAC Europe 20th annual meeting, Seville. (Poster)

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