Theresa Lumpi

Assistant with doctoral duties at Department of Ecology and Genetics, Limnology

Visiting address:
Evolutionsbiologiskt centrum (EBC)
Norbyvägen 18 D
752 36 Uppsala
Postal address:
Norbyvägen 18 D
752 36 Uppsala

Short presentation

During my PhD studies I am looking into priority effects in natural lake bacterial communities. Priority effects can have varying influence on bacterial community assembly and I am especially interested in the ecological context (bottom-up/top-down effects) as an underlying driver. Further, I am interested in the dominance of certain bacterial taxa in freshwater ecosystems and whether arrival timing and priority effects play a role for these successful monopolizers.

Keywords: limnology community assembly priority effects monopolization

Since October 2016: postgraduate studies in Microbial Ecology, Limnology group in the Department of Ecology and Genetics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Main supervisor: Eva Lindström

Co-supervisors: Silke Langenheder, Stefan Bertilsson

M.Sc. Ecology and Ecosystem, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Master’s thesis in Lunz am See, Austria: The Role of Ecological Connectivity in Lake Bacterioplankton Communities

Supervisors: Robert Ptacnik, Mia Bengtsson

B.Sc. Biology with specialization in Ecology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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Theresa Lumpi