Dr. Ioanna Salvarina

Dr. Ioanna Salvarina

IMPRS Alumni
University of Konstanz
+30 2310998336
Thessaloniki, Greece

Main Focus

Analysis of the benthic macro invertebrate community as an indicator of the structural quality of lake shores with regard to the influence of wave exposure

PhD thesis

Lakes as food sources for bats: evidence from stable isotopes and acoustic monitoring, with Karl-Otto Rothhaupt, Limnology, University of Konstanz

Curriculum Vitae

  • since Aug 2015 Postdoc at the Limnological Institute at the University Konstanz, Germany. Project: HyMoBioStrategy
  • 2010-2015 PhD project at the Limnological Institute at the University Konstanz, Germany
  • 2009 Trainee, State Fish Hatchery of Ioannina, Greece
  • Oct 2007-Jan 2009 Laboratory collaborator, Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Thessaloniki, Department of Fishery Technology and Aquaculture, Greece
  • Aug-Dec 2007 Fisheries Research Institute (FRI) of Kavala, Greece
  • Dec 2006 MSc in Hydrobiology-Aquaculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • May 2006-Dec 2008 Researcher, Ichthyology Lab, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Jul 2004 BSc in Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

PhD Advisory Committee

Karl-Otto Rothhaupt, University of Konstanz; link
Hans-Günther Bauer, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology; link
Kamran Safi, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology; link
Elizabeth Yohannes, University of Konstanz; link

Awards & Scholarships

  • 2017. Mentorship Program, Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz. Mentor: Ass. Prof. Leonard Sandin, Institute of Freshwater Research, Department of Aquatic Resources, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden
  • 2015 'Independent Project Start-Up Grant', Zukunftskolleg University of Konstanz
  • 2013 University of Konstanz, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft / Excellence Initiative, for a research stay of 4 months at the University of Regina, Canada
  • 2012 University of Konstanz, Career-Enhancing Measures for Female Scientists, travel-grant to visit the ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting in Japan
  • 2011 University of Konstanz, Career-Enhancing Measures for Doctoral Students, track 1 & 2
  • 2010/11 IMPRS for Organismal Biology Scholarship
  • Socrates/Erasmus Program

Conference abstract in peer-reviewed journal

  • Salvarina I & Decher J. Isotopic dietary niches of African bat species revealed by stable isotope analysis of museum specimens. 90th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Mammalogy, Berlin, Germany, 4th–7th September 2016. Mammalian Biology 81S: 3-16.
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