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Gernot Segelbacher


Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Research Scientist

Phone:  +49 (0)761 203 -8592 (lab), -3798 (office)
Fax:      +49 (0)761 203 -3661 

Tennenbacher Straße 4 (second floor)
79106 Freiburg, Germany




Research interests

Conservation Genetics, Landscape Genetics, Molecular Ecology


My research centres on determining the evolutionary causes and ecological consequences of variation in levels of neutral and adaptive genetic diversity in natural populations. Ongoing studies investigate:

 (1) the role of dispersal and connectivity in fragmented populations and the effect of metapopulation dynamics on the viability of natural populations.

(2) how species cope with extreme environmental conditions and adapt to alpine environments







Scientific output is often measured by the number of publications. However, I decided rather than listing all papers here to invite everyone to comment on recent results and papers. I am open to discuss projects and findings and getting comments. Thus I invite everyone interested in our work to communicate with us (just add a comment on our BLOG, comment on facebook, follow twitterlogo #gsegelbacher or drop us an email.

A list of publications (for those who want pdfs or get an idea what we are doing) can be found here (incl. most pdfs):


or here 



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