Romy Zeiss

Doctoral Researcher

Scientific career

 

Since December 2021

PhD student at German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig and Leipzig University under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Nico Eisenhauer. Title: "Priorities for effective conservation of soil biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in Germany" funded by Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt.

2019 – 2021

M. Sc. Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution at the Leipzig University. Thesis at German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Nico Eisenhauer and Dr. Carlos A. Guerra: “How (well) does European policy protect soil organisms - Challenges of protecting European belowground biodiversity beyond productive systems”.

2016 – 2019

B. Sc. Biology at the Leipzig University. Thesis at German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Nico Eisenhauer and Dr. Malte Jochum: “Impacts of earthworm invasion on aboveground invertebrate communities in North American forest ecosystems”.

Publications

 

Jochum, M., Thouvenot, L., Ferlian, O., Zeiss R., Klarner, B., Pruschitzki, U., Johnson, E.A., Eisenhauer, N. (2022). Aboveground impacts of a belowground invader: how invasive earthworms alter aboveground arthropod communities in a northern North American forest. Biology Letters, DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2021.0636 

Projects

 

Co-coordinating the translation of the Frontiers for Young Minds “Soil Biodiversity” Collection (Link to the original collection: https://kids.frontiersin.org/collections/11796/soil-biodiversity)

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Puschstrasse 4
04103 Leipzig
Germany

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Room

B.00.11

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Affiliation

Leipzig University

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