Michael T. Monaghan
molecular ecology, evolution, biodiversity, population genetics, phylogeny / rivers, streams, lakes
at Freie Universität Berlin, Faculty of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Institute of Biology
since 2018 Professor of Biology, Freie Universität Berlin
2016 Visiting Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
since 2015 Guest Professor, Ehime University, Matsuyama
since 2008 Senior Scientist and Research Group Leader, IGB
2003-08 Research Fellow, Imperial College and Natural History Museum, London
2002 Dr. sc. nat. ETH Zürich
1998-2002 Doctoral student, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag)
1998 M.S. Biology, Idaho State University
1995 B.S. Natural Resources Management, (The) Ohio State University
Rodriguez-Ezpeleta et al. (in press) Trade-offs between reducing complex terminology and producing accurate interpretations from environmental DNA. Molecular Ecology
van Rees et al. (2021) Safeguarding freshwater life beyond 2020: recommendations for the new Global Biodiversity Framework from the European experience. Conservation Letters 14:e12771
Jähnig et al. (2021) Revisiting global trends in freshwater insect biodiversity. WIREs Water 8:e1506.
Lu et al. (2020) Revisiting the phylogenetic position of Caullerya mesnili (Ichthyosporea), a common Daphnia parasite, based on 22 protein-coding genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 151:106891
Serlet et al. (2020) SMART Research: towards interdisciplinary river science in Europe. Frontiers in Environmental Science 8:63.
Honnen et al. (2019) Artificial light at night influences clock-gene expression, activity, and fecundity in the mosquito Culex pipiens f. molestus. Sustainability 11:6220.
Heeger et al. (2019) Combining the 5.8S and ITS2 to improve classification of fungi. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10:1702-1711.
Jähnig et al. (2019) In-depth approach to river management. (corresp). Nature 573:32.
Bracamonte et al. (2019) Experimental infection with Anguillicola crassus alters immune gene expression in both spleen and head kidney of the European eel (Anguilla anguilla). Marine Genomics 45:28-37.
Heeger et al. (2018) Long-read DNA metabarcoding of ribosomal rRNA in the analysis of fungi from aquatic environments. Molecular Ecology Resources 18:1500-1514.
Freie Universität Berlin
Institute of Biology (Faculty of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy)
- 23306 Experimental and Theoretical Evolutionary Ecology -- Master's program Biology / Biodiversity-Evolution-Ecology (10 LP)
- 23308 Biotic Interactions in a Changing World (5 LP)
- Research Project Biology (15 LP)
- Project Biology (10 LP)
- Master's Research Project
Institute of Computer Science (Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science)
- 23780 Environmental Metagenomics -- Praxisseminar, Master's program Bioinformatics (5 LP)
- 23781 Evolutionary Bioinformatics and NGS Applications -- Seminar (Current Research Topics in Advanced Algorithms) (5 LP)
- 23779 Biodiversity and Evolution -- Core module, Master's program Bioinformatics (10 LP)