Stefanie C. Pfattner

Master student
4. floor, room 418
t: +43 (0)1 4277-540 87

 Title of the Master's Thesis

Morpho-anatomical analysis of domatia structures in ant-associated Metastomataceae with respect to nutrient uptake by the host-plant from ant-derived waste

Research interests

  • Symbiosis
  • Plant-Ant Interactions
  • Microbial Diversity and Interactions
  • Tropical Ecology


Structure and function of myrmeco-domatia in Melastomataceae


Centre for Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science (University of Vienna)

 Curriculum Vitae

Current position

  • Assistant at BFW

Education and scientific career

  • 2019–2021 Student project worker FWF-Project P 31990-B
  • 2019– Masterwork at the Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research, Division of Structural and Functional Botany, University Vienna
  • 2019– Assistant in the APPLAUS-project of BFW (Austrian Research Centre for Forests)
  • 2014– University Vienna