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Dr. Christian Schwarzer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

University of Potsdam 

Biodiversity Research / Plant Systematics 
Maulbeerallee 1 (room 2.08)
14469 Potsdam, Germany 

Phone: +49 331 977 4863
Fax: +49 331 977 4865

Email: christian.schwarzeruni-potsdamde

 

Education and experience

 

2009—2017      PhD at University of Potsdam (with Prof. Dr. Jasmin Joshi, Prof. Vera Luthard,

                              PD Dr. Thilo Heinken)

                              Title of thesis: “Climate change, adaptive divergence and the effects on species interactions

                               in European bog-plant communities”

2014                  Population genetics of Myodes glareolus (ZALF Müncheberg, University of Potsdam)

2007—2009    Floristic and biogeographic studies of plant communities in Peru

                            Molecular research in the tribe Cynoglosseae (Boraginaceae), FU Berlin

2007                 Degree in Biology/ Systematic Botany (FU Berlin, Prof. Dr. H. Hilger, Dr. M. Weigend)

                          Title of thesis: „A systematic research on the peruvian species of the genera Pectocarya D.C.

                           ex    Meisn., Amsinckia Lehm., Plagiobothrys Fisch. & C.A.Mey. and Cryptantha Lehm.

                           ex G.Don (Boraginaceae)“

2004 and 2006    Peru. Collections for the herbaria at Lima (USM), Trujillo (HUT), Arequipa (HUSA)

                                  and Berlin (BGBM; BSB)

 

Research interests

Plant-community interactions

Population genetics

Evolution and biogeography of plants

 

Teaching positions (University of Potsdam)

WS 2018/19      Praktikum Allgemeine Botanik

SS 2018             Botanische Bestimmungsübungen 

                             Botanische Geländeübungen

WS 2017/18     Praktikum Allgemeine Botanik

SS 2017             Botanische Bestimmungsübungen 

                             Botanische Geländeübungen

                             Vorlesung Spezielle Botanik                                 

WS 2016/17     Praktikum Allgemeine Botanik

WS 2015/2016  Vorlesung Botanik für Geoökologen

                               Praktikum Allgemeine Botanik

SS 2015              Botanische Bestimmungsübungen 

                              Botanische Geländeübungen

SS 2013             Botanische Bestimmungsübungen 

                              Botanische Geländeübungen

SS 2012             Ringvorlesung State of the Art Ecology: Limits of Adaptation and

                             Distribution

SS 2011             Ringvorlesung State of the Art Ecology: Limits of Adaptation and

                             Distribution

WS 2010/2011  Angewandte Mathematik und Statistik für Ökologen: Übungen

SS 2010               Botanische Geländeübungen

                               Ringvorlesung State of the Art Ecology: Limits of Adaptation and

                               Distribution

 

Publications

Schwarzer, C. & Joshi J. (2017). Parallel adaptive responses to abiotic but not biotic conditions after cryptic speciation in European peat moss Sphagnum magellanicum Brid. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 26, 14-27.

Schwarzer, C., Heinken, T. Luthard, V. & Joshi, J. (2013). Latitudinal shifts in species interactions interfere with resistance of southern, but not of northern bog plant-communities to climate change. Journal of Ecology 101 (6): 1484-1497.

Schwarzer, C., Caceres Huamani, F., Cano, A. & Weigend M. (2010). 400 years for long-distance dispersal and divergence in the northern Atacama desert – Insights from the Huaynaputina pumice slopes of Moquegua, Peru. Journal of Arid Environments 74 (11): 1540-1551. 

 

Talks

Schwarzer, C, Joshi, J. Latitudinal effects of species interactions and genetic diversity on climate-change resilience of bog plant-communities. ESA Annual Meeting, Sacramento, California 2014.

Schwarzer, C., Heinken, T. Luthard, V. & Joshi, J. Latitudinal shifts in species-interactions interfere with resistance of southern but not of northern
bog-ecosystems to climate change. 43rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Potsdam 2013

Schwarzer, C., Heinken, T. Luthard, V. & Joshi, J. Latitudinal shifts in species-interactions reduce the resilience of southern bog-ecosystems to climate change. 42nd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Lüneburg 2012.

Schwarzer, C., Heinken, T. Luthard, V. & Joshi, J. Latitudinal shifts in species-interactions reduce the resilience of southern bog-ecosystems to climate change. Population Biology Conference, Zurich 2012.

Schwarzer, C., Heinken, T. Luthard, V. & Joshi, J. Adaptability of rare edge populations to climate change. 41st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Oldenburg 2011.

Schwarzer, C. The ´inland lomas` near Omate (Peru, Depto. Moquegua) – a recently discovered plant community. Systematics 2008, University of Göttingen

Weigend, M., Schwarzer, C. & Cáceres F. From blinding white to light green – notes on the flora of Moquegua and Lambayeque. 11th Nordic Meeting on Neotropical Botany, University of Aarhus. 2006.

 

Posters

Schwarzer, C. & Joshi, J. Bog-plant communities: Ecotypic differentiation alters species interactions and effects of global change. BES, GFÖ, NECOV and EEF Joint annual meeting Ghent, Belgium 2017

Schwarzer, C., Heinken, T. Luthard, V. & Joshi, J. Experimental Study: Adaptation of bog glacial relicts to a changing climate. Continents under Climate Change, Berlin 2010.

Mohr, O., Schwarzer, C., Hilger, H.H. Cynoglossum paraphyletic. Systematics 2008, University of Göttingen.

 

Supervised theses

 

2014    (Diplom) Maria Woltmann, „Produktivität und Genetische Diversität Brandenburger

              Reliktpopulationen  von Carex limosa L. im Vergleich zu Populationen

              aus dem Hauptverbreitungsgebiet“

 

2011    (Bachelor) Annegret Böttger, „Einfluss von Trocken- und Temperaturstress auf Eriophorum vaginatum L.“