André Krahner


Dienstleistungszentrum Ländlicher Raum (DLR) Mosel
Abteilung Weinbau und Oenologie
Görresstr. 10
54470 Bernkastel-Kues


+ 49 (0) 6531 / 956-432 (DLR Bernkastel-Kues)
+ 49 (0) 651 / 201-4617 (Uni Trier)                                                     



Research interests

Conservation biology; entomology; applied ecology; multi-species interactions; Hymenoptera


PhD thesis

Biodiversity of bees and sphecid wasps (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) associated with steep hillsides under viticultural management (supervisor: Prof Thomas Schmitt, University of Trier)


Personal data

since 11/2012         Member of the DFG-funded Research Training Group at the IUTR/ University of Trier
since 04/2012 PhD student at the University of Trier (Germany)
since 02/2012 Research Assistant at the Dienstleistungszentrum Ländlicher Raum Mosel, Bernkastel-Kues (Germany)
2011 - 2012Research Assistant at the Forest Botanical Garden & Arboretum, University of Göttingen (Germany)
2011 MSc thesis “Impact of the invasive ant Linepithema humile on native ant assemblages on the western slopes of Table Mountain and implications for ant-butterfly associations” (supervisor: Prof Mike Picker, UCT)
2010 - 2011 MSc program in Conservation Biology at the University of Cape Town (South Africa)
2009 - 2011Scholar of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation)
2009 MSc program in Ecology at the University of Vienna (Austria)
2009 BSc thesis “Parasitoids of the rose-gall complex (Hexapoda, Hymenoptera) and the temporal pattern of their emergence” (supervisor: Dr Albert Melber, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover)
2006 - 2009 BSc program in Biology at the University of Hannover (Germany)