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DFG Contacts

Stand: October 26, 2021

Dr. Meike Teschke

Programme Director
Life Sciences 1: Molecular and Organismic Biology

E-Mail: meike.teschke@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2336
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

Coordination of Biodiversity Research
DFG Touring Exhibition "Diversity Counts! An Exhibition through Biodiversity"

Support of DFG Statutory Bodies

Biodiversity Research Working Group of the Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany
Permanent Senate Commission on Fundamental Questions on Biological Diversity
Senate Commission on Biodiversity Research
Working Group "Access und Benefit Sharing (ABS)" of the Senate Commission on Biodiversity
Working Group "Biodiversity Research Networks" of the Senate Commission on Biodiversity
Working Group "Data Management in Biodiversity Research" of the Senate Commission on Biodiversity

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

202-01   Evolution and Systematics of Plants and Fungi
202-02   Ecology and Biodiversity of Plants and Ecosystems

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

202-03   Organismic Interactions, Chemical Ecology and Microbiomes of Plant Systems

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Infrastructure Priority Programmes

1374 Biodiversity Exploratories

Priority Programmes

1819 Rapid evolutionary adaptation: Potential and constraints
1991 Taxon-Omics: New approaches for discovering and naming biodiversity

Research Units

2730 Environmental changes in biodiversity hotspot ecosystems of South Ecuador: RESPonse and feedback effECTs (RESPECT)
5000 Biotic interactions, community assembly, and eco-evolutionary dynamics as drivers of long-term biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)

Collaborative Research Centres

990 Ecological and socioeconomic functions of tropical lowland rainforest transformation systems (Sumatra, Indonesia)
1076 AquaDiva: Understanding the Links Between Surface and Subsurface Biogeosphere

DFG Research Centres

118 German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research - iDiv

International Research Training Groups

2324 TreeDì - Tree Diversity Interactions: The role of tree-tree interactions in local neighbourhoods in Chinese subtropical forests

Research Training Groups

2530 Biota-mediated effects on Carbon cycling in Estuaries (BiCEst)