PhD Candidates

Brandt, K.
Pollination Ecology and Chemical Ecology in Neotropical Orchids, Floral Scents, Animal- Plant Interactions, Electrophysiology in Insect Olfaction, Evolutionary Ecology

Chemnitz, J.
Sexual selection, Chemical communication, Behavioral Ecology, Evolutionary Biology

Capodeanu-Nägler, A.
Evolutionary Ecology, Parental care in burying beetles, Behavioural Ecology, Chemical communication

Cuervo, M.
Pollination ecology of orchids, Floral scents, Sexual deception and floral isolation mechanisms, Chemical ecology in Neotropical plants, Animal-Plant Interactions, Network ecology 

Dietel, J.
Ecology and Evolution of wasp pollinated orchids of the genus Epipactis

Martel, C.
Pollination ecology of orchids, task allocation

Neumüller, U.
Wild bee Ecology, Community assembly processes, Land use impacts on biodiversity, Agroecology 

Rottler-Hoermann, A.M.
Chemical communication, physiology of insect olfaction, bumblebee social behaviour, worker reproduction, task allocation

Steitz, I.
Chemical communication, Social evolution, Behavioral Ecology, Social polymorphism

Weithmann, S.
Forensic Entomology / Chemoecology, Microbiome of decomposing piglet cadavers, Cadaver odor, chemical attraction of necrophilous flies and beetles to vertebrate carrion, decomposition processes