Ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Martina Weber

Associate Professor
Ground floor, room 3
t: +43 (0)1 4277-540 02

© M. Weber

Research interests

  • Forensic Palynology
  • Palynology and Ulltrastructure Research


Current Courses


  • Landespolizeidirektion Niederösterreich, Landeskriminalamt, AB LKA 7-Tatort
  • Landeskriminalamt Wien (LPK_W_LKA_AD_AB_08_KPU, Wien)
  • Anatomical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Australien
  • Archaeological Superintendency of Pompeii, Italien
  • Institut für Paläontologie (Paläobotanik)

Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

  • 1996 - Associate Professor at the Institute of Botany/University Vienna

Education and scientific career

  • 2010 - 2013 Vice-head at the Department of Palynology and Structural Botany
  • 2008 - 2009 Head at the Department of Palynology and Structural Botany
  • 1996 Habilitation (Botany/Ultrastructure Research)
  • 1987 University Assistant at the Institute of Botany
  • 1981 - 1987 Technical Assistant at the Dept. of Electron Microscopy and Palynology
  • 1984 Ph. D. in Natural Sciences (Dr. rer. nat.) Title of Thesis: Development and Ultrastrucure of the male gametes - sperm cells - in some Angiosperms
  • 1980 Master of Science (Mag. rer. nat.)
  • 1974 - 1979 Study of Biology and Earth Science (for teaching), Food Science (for teaching)
    Secondary School Teacher Accreditition


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Weber, M., & Ulrich, S. (2018). PalDat - A useful tool for identifying recent and fossil pollen. In 10th European Palaeobotany & Palynology Conference: Program & Abstracts (pp. 190-191). [0344]



Weber, M., & Ulrich, S. (2016). Forensic Palynology: How Pollen in Dry Grass Can Link to a Crime Scene. In H. Kars, & L. van den Eijkel (Eds.), Soil in Criminal and Environmental Forensics: Proceedings of the Soil Forensics Special, 6th European Academy of Forensic Science Conference, The Hague (pp. 15-23). (Soil Forensics). Springer.




Friesenbichler, K., Schulze, C., Mollik, P., Weber, M., Freudmann, A., & Schönenberger, J. (2013). Diversity of hummingbirds and their floral resources in oil palm plantations and rainforest habitats in the lowlands of southern Costa Rica. Poster session presented at Annual Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology (GTÖ), Vienna, Austria.


Weber, M. (2012). Forensic Palynology: How pollen in hey can link to a crime scene. In E. V. D. Heuvel (Ed.), EAFS 2012 Towards Forensic Science 2.0. Den Haag, Niederlande, 20.-24.8.2012: Abstracts EAFS.

Ulrich, S., & Weber, M. (2012). Forensic Palynology: Sample collection and preparation for forensic investigantions. Poster session presented at EAFS 2012 - Towards Forensic Science 2.0, Den Haag, Netherlands.


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Weber, M., Halbritter, H., & Hesse, M. (1998). The spiny pollen wall in Sauromatum (Araceae) - with special reference to the endexine. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 159, 744-749.

Weber, M. (1996). The existence of a special exine coating in Geranium robertianum pollen. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 157, 195-202.

Weber, M., & Igersheim, A. (1994). Pollen buds in Ophiorrhiza (Rubiaceae) and their role in pollenkitt release. Botanica Acta, 107, 257-262.

Weber, M. (1989). Thiéry-test in combination with an uranyl acetate-lead citrate staining. Stain Technol., 64, 147-149.