Constantin Kopper, BSc MSc

University assistant (prae doc)
PhD Student
4. floor, room 414
t: +43 (0)1 4277-540 83

Title of the Doctoral Thesis

Pollinations syndromes, pollinator shifts and floral evolution in Melastomataceae

Research Interest

  • Pollination biology, floral diversity and evolution in Melastomataceae
  • Pollinator shifts in the context of mountain habitats and biogeography in Melastomataceae
  • Melastomataceae pollination biology in the old-world tropics
  • Adaptations to changing bee-pollinator communities across elevational gradients in Melastomataceae

 Curriculum Vitae

Current position

  • 2021– University assistant (prae doc)

Education and scientific career

  • 2021– PhD Biology, University of Vienna
  • 2020 Scholarship abroad (KWA)
  • 2018–2021 Student project worker FWF-Project P 31101-B29
  • 2018–2021 MSc Botany, University of Vienna
  • 2018 Erica-Project, University of Vienna (Dr. Yannick Städler)
  • 2013–2018 BSc Zoology, University of Vienna
  • 2000–2008 Secondary School


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Dellinger, A. S., Kopper, C., Kagerl, K., & Schönenberger, J. (2022). Pollination in Melastomataceae: A Family-Wide Update on the Little We Know and the Much That Remains to Be Discovered. In R. Goldenberg, F. A. Michelangeli, & F. Almeda (Eds.), Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae (pp. 585-607). Springer International Publishing Switzerland.


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