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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam


Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0


Coordinating institute


Matthias Senft , M.Sc.
Department: Executive staff
- Research Data Management
- Quality Assurance
- Scientific Reporting

Telephone: +49 (0)331 5699 812

Further publications

Zytynska, S.E., Y. Guenay, S. Sturm, M.V. Clancy, M. Senft, J.P. Schnitzler, S.D. Pophaly, C. Wurmser and W.W. Weisser (2019) Effect of plant chemical variation and mutualistic ants on the local population genetic structure of an aphid herbivore. Journal of Animal Ecology.  

Senft, M., M. V. Clancy, W. W. Weisser, J.-P. Schnitzler and S. E. Zytynska. 2019. Additive effects of plant chemotype, mutualistic ants and predators on aphid performance and survival. Functional Ecology 33:139–151.

Tena, A., M. Senft, N. Desneux, J. Dregni and G. E. Heimpel. 2018. The influence of aphid-produced honeydew on parasitoid fitness and nutritional state: A comparative study. Basic and Applied Ecology 29:55-68.
Senft, M., W. W. Weisser and S. E. Zytynska. 2017. Habitat variation, mutualism and predation shape the spatio-temporal dynamics of tansy aphids. Ecological Entomology 42:389-401.
Clancy, M. V., S. E. Zytynska, M. Senft, W. W. Weisser and J.-P. Schnitzler. 2016. Chemotypic variation in terpenes emitted from storage pools influences early aphid colonisation on tansy. Scientific Reports 6:38087.
Groscurth, S., B. Müller, S. Schwan, M. Menzel, F. Diekstall, M. Senft, A. Kendall, B. A. Kommor, U. Neumann, M. Kalischuk, L. M. Kawchuk, V. Krzyzanek, A. Heilmann, G. Stubbs, R. M. Twyman, D. Prüfer, and G. A. Noll. 2012. Artificial forisomes are ideal models of forisome assembly and activity that allow the development of technical devices. Biomacromolecules 13:3076-3086.

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2019
Consultant for research data management, quality assurance and scientific reporting at the ATB 

Since 2014
PhD student at the chair for Terrrestrial Ecology, Technical University of Munich under the supervision of Prof. Dr. W. W. Weisser.

Research assistant at the Institute of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Westfälische Wilhelms-University, Münster.

M.Sc. in BioScience at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University, Münster. Master Thesis at the Institute of Plant Biology and Biotechnology under the supervision of Prof. Dr. D. Prüfer: “Analysis of the Molecular Mechanisms involved in Forisome Assembly based on the MtSEO-F1 Protein”.

B.Sc in Biology at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University, Münster. Bachelor Thesis at the Institute of Plant Biology and Biotechnology under the supervision of Prof. Dr. D. Prüfer: “Identification of trans-regulatory Elements of the Genes AtSEO-CP1 and AtSEO-CP2 in Arabidopsis thaliana”.


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