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Botany Seminars

A joint seminar of the section Systematics, Biodiversity & Evolution of Plants, the Botanische Staatssammlung München and the Botanical Garden München-Nymphenburg

When? Wednesdays 

  • Botany Seminars at 4:15pm (during the semester)


  • In presence with streaming: Big lecture hall in the Botanical Institute, Menzinger Str. 67, 80638 München.
  • Online Only and link to streaming: (Zoom meeting*Click here) Meeting-ID: 931 8542 4499, Passcode: Botany


02.11.2022 in presence: Dr. Sebastian Höhna. Palaeontology and Geobiology, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany. 

Host: Dr. Elizabeth Joyce

09.11.2022 in presence: Dr Mona Schreiber. Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany.

The greening ashore, how plants changed climate before we did

Host: Prof. Dr. Gudrun Kadereit


16.11.2022: Prof. Dr. Michael Lenhard. Universität Potsdam, Germany.

Host: Prof. Dr. Gudrun Kadereit


23.11.2022: Dr. Olwen M. Grace. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK.

Water storage in succulent plants

Host: Dr. Thibaud Messerschmid


30.11.2022: Dr. Kenji Fukushima. University of Wuerzburg, Germany.

Linking genotypes and phenotypes in the light of convergent evolution

Host: PD Dr. Andreas Fleischmann


07.12.2022: Dr. Agnes Dellinger. Universität Wien, Austria.

Buzz-pollination and pollinator shifts: exploring patterns and processes of flower diversification in the plant family Melastomataceae

Host: Dr. Marie Claire Veranso-Libalah


14.12.2022 online only: Prof. Dr. Alexandra Nora Müllner-Riehl. Leipzig University, Germany.

Host: Dr. Elizabeth Joyce


18.01.2023: Dr. James Hartwell. University of Liverpool, UK.

Host: Prof. Dr. Gudrun Kadereit


25.01.2023: Dr. Markus Sachse. Independent researcher in paleobotany, Munich, Germany.

The Miocene vegetation of Burtenbach near Gunzburg – what to learn from the past?

Host: Dr. Andreas Gröger


01.02.2023: Dr. Peter Grobe. Head of Biodiversity Informatics Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change. Museum Koenig, Bonn, Germany

 Host: Dr. Dagmar Triebel


08.02.2023: Prof. Dr. Boas Pucker. Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany. 

Understanding the evolution of plant biosynthesis pathways through genomics 

Host: Dr. Christian Siadjeu


15.02.2023: Dr. Filip Vandelook. Meise Botanic Garden, Belgium.

Host: Dr. Anze Zerdoner Calasan


Summer Semester 2022

Winter semester 2021-2022

Summer Semester 2021