Sereina Rutschmann
Postdoctoral fellow
Evolutionary Adaptive Genomics Group
Institute for Biochemistry & Biology
Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
phone: +49 331 977 5437

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7391-0836
Google Scholar ID: Rcm6hAMAAAAJ




  • PhD, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany (2015)
  • MSc Zoology, University of Basel, Switzerland (2011)
  • BSc Biology, University of Innsbruck, Austria (2008)

Selected publications

  • Gueuning M, Suchan T*, Rutschmann S*, Gattolliat J-L, Jamsari J, Kamil AI, Pitteloud C, Buerki S, Balke M, Sartori M, Alvarez N (2017) Elevation in tropical sky islands as the common driver in structuring genes and communities of freshwater organisms. Scientific Reports, 7, 16089. (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-16069-y)
  • Suchan T, Espíndola A*, Rutschmann S*, Emerson BC, Gori K, Dessimoz C, Arrigo N, Ronikier M, Alvarez N (2017) Assessing the potential of RAD-sequencing to resolve phylogenetic relationships within species radiations: the fly genus Chiastocheta (Diptera: Anthomyiidae) as a case study. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution, 114, 189-198. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2017.06.012)
  • Rutschmann S*, Detering H*, Simon S, Fredslund J, Monaghan MT (2017) DiscoMark: Nuclear marker discovery from orthologous sequences using draft genome data. Molecular Ecology Resources, 17, 257-266. (DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12576)
  • Rutschmann S, Detering H, Simon S, Funk DH, Gattolliat J-L, Hughes SJ, Raposeiro PM, DeSalle R, Sartori M, Monaghan MT (2017) Colonization and diversification of aquatic insects on three Macaronesian archipelagos using 59 nuclear loci derived from a draft genome. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution, 107, 27-38. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.10.007)
  • Vuataz L, Rutschmann S, Monaghan MT, Sartori M (2016) Molecular phylogeny and timing of diversification in Alpine Rhithrogena (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16:194. (DOI: 10.1186/s12862-016-0758-1)
  • Rutschmann S, Gattolliat J-L, Hughes SJ, Báez M, Sartori M, Monaghan MT (2014) Evolution and island-endemism of morphologically cryptic Baetis and Cloeon species (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae) on the Canary Islands and Madeira. Freshwater Biology, 59, 2516-2527. (DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12450)
  • Rutschmann S, Matschiner M, Damerau M, Muschick M, Lehmann MF, Hanel R, Salzburger W (2011) Parallel ecological diversification in Antarctic notothenioid fishes as evidence for adaptive radiation. Molecular Ecology, 20, 4707-4721. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05279.x)