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Pierluigi Colangeli, PhD

Working in the BioMove project N.8: “Dispersal diversity as a stabilizing mechanism for coexistence in multitrophic metacommunities”


Dept. Ecology and Ecosystem modelling - Prof. Dr. U. Gaedke

University of Potsdam 
Maulbeerallee 2 (Postal address: Am Neuen Palais 10)

D-14469 Potsdam

Tel       + 49 331 977 1955
Handy  + 49 174 702 4697
Fax      + 49 331 977 1948

E-Mail: pierluigi.colangeli@uni-potsdam.de


Scientific Career

Since 2015 PhD student with PD Dr. Guntram Weithoff, WG Ecology and Ecosystem Modelling
2015Internship, Edmund Mach Foundation, Centre for Research and Innovation - Limnology and River Ecology. Supervisor: Dr. Ulrike Obertegger, Behavioral Ecology of Rotifers, a video-microscopy approach. Grant from European Social Fund
2014Master of Science, Vrij Univerisiteit Brussel. Thesis title: “Ecological properties of macrophytes structure in relation to zooplankton communities”
2012Bachelor of Science, Alma Mater Studiorum Bologna

Research Interests

  • Movement ecology  of microinvertebrates with a focus on Rotifers and Cladocerans
  • Behavioural and community ecology of aquatic invertebrates
  • Lakes/ponds ecology