Dr. Marc Stift

IMPRS Faculty
University of Konstanz
+49 7531 88-2116

Main Focus

I am an evolutionary biologist, currently working in the Ecology group of Mark van Kleunen at the Biology department of the University of Konstanz, Germany. Before I worked at CIBIO (Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, a research institute linked to the University of Porto) where my project involved the role of introgression in the evolution of tetraploid bread wheat relatives (i.e., Aegilops species). Previously, I have worked at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Glasgow. My work has centered around mating system evolution (loss of self-incompatibility in Arabidopsis lyrata) and polyploidy (among others on the genus Rorippa).

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2011-present - Junior Group Leader, University of Konstanz.
  • 2010-2011 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos (CIBIO), Plant Evolution group (PI: Harald Meimberg)
  • 2007-2010 - Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Glasgow, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (DEEB), PI: Barbara Mable
  • 2002-2007 - Ph.D. University of Amsterdam, laboratory of Peter van Tienderen
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