Gerald M. Schneeweiss

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Study & Career

2015– Associate Professor at the Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research, University of Vienna, Austria

03/2012–08/2012 paternal leave

2010–2015 Assistant Professor (tenure track) at the Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research, University of Vienna, Austria

2010 Senior post-doc at the Institute of Systematic Botany and Mycology, Ludwig-Maximilans-University, Munich, Germany (with Prof. Susanne Renner)

2009–2010 Senior post-doc at the Institute of Plant Molecular Biology, Biology Centre Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR), České Budějovice, Czech Republic (with Dr. Jiří Macas)

2007 Habilitation (venia docendi) for botany / evolution at the University of Vienna, Austria

2003 Ph.D. Thesis "Phylogeny and evolution of the holoparasitic Orobanche (Orobanchaceae)" at the Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Austria (supervised by Tod F. Stuessy)

2001–2009 Assistant professor (half time) at the Department of Biogeography, University of Vienna, Austria

1999 M.Sc. thesis "Fine-scale distribution, ecology and phytosociology of relictic vascular plant taxa in the Niedere Tauern east of Sölkpass (Austria, Steiermark) with special emphasis on the Rottenmanner and Triebener Tauern and the Seckauer Alps" at the Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Austria (supervised by Harald Niklfeld)

1992–1999 Study of biology and botany at the University of Vienna, Austria

Community services

Associate editor for Alpine Botany

Associate Editor for Section "Plant Systematics and Evolution" for Frontiers in Plant Sciences

Chief Editor for Neilreichia

Reviewer for more than 30 journals (e.g., American Journal of Botany, Annals of Botany, Journal of Biogeography, Molecular Ecology, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Systematic Biology, Taxon) and for international grant agencies from Europe and the U.S.

Grant support

2017– Evolution in high mountain systems (Phyteuma, Campanulaceae) (FWF: €347K)

2016– Areas of endemism in the high-mountain flora of Iran (FWF: €170K)

2011–2012 Morphological differentiation of the sympatric di-, tetra- and hexaploid cytotypes of Senecio carniolicus s. l. (KIÖS-ÖAW: € 6K)

2008–2012 Origin and maintenance of intrapopulation cytotype mixture (FWF: € 362K)

2006–2010 Plastid genome evolution in a group of non-photosynthetic angiosperms (FWF: € 235K)

2006–2008 Phylogeny of the European endemic Phyteuma (KIÖS-ÖAW: € 4.5K)

Citation Reports


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Kúr, P, Gregor, T, Jandová, M, Mesterházy, A, Paule, J, Píšová, S, Šemberová, K, Koutecký, P, Ducháček, M & Schneeweiss, GM 2023, 'Cryptic invasion suggested by a cytogeographic analysis of the halophytic Puccinellia distans complex (Poaceae) in Central Europe', Frontiers in Plant Science, vol. 14, 1249292.

Jang, T-S, McCann, J, Parker, JS, Takayama, K, Hong, S-P, Schneeweiss, GM & Weiss-Schneeweiss, H 2016, 'rDNA Loci Evolution in the Genus Glechoma (Lamiaceae)', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, no. 11, e0167177, pp. e0167177.

Wicke, S & Schneeweiss, GM 2015, Next generation organellar genomics: potentials and pitfalls of high-throughput technologies for molecular evolutionary studies and plant systematics. in E Hörandl & M Appelhans (eds), Next Generation Sequencing in Plant Systematics. Koeltz Scientific Books, Königstein, Regnum vegetabile, vol. 158, pp. 9-50.

Weiss-Schneeweiss, H & Schneeweiss, GM 2013, Karyotype diversity and evolutionary trends in angiosperms. in IJ Leitch, J Greilhuber, J Dolezel & JF Wendel (eds), Plant Genome Diversity Volume 2: Physical Structure, Behaviour and Evolution of Plant Genomes. Springer-Verlag Wien, Vienna, pp. 209-230. <>

Schneeweiss, GM 2013, Phylogenetic Relationships and Evolutionary Trends in Orobanchaceae. in D Joel, J Gressel & L Musselman (eds), Parasitic Orobanchaceae. Springer Verlag Wien - New York, pp. 243-265. <>

Taberlet, P, Zimmermann, NE, Englisch, T, Tribsch, A, Holderegger, R, Alvarez, N, Niklfeld, H, Coldea, G, Mirek, Z, Moilanen, A, Ahlmer, W, Marsan, PA, Bona, E, Bovio, M, Choler, P, Cieslak, E, Colli, L, Cristea, V, Dalmas, J-P, Frajman, B, Garraud, L, Gaudeul, M, Gielly, L, Gutermann, W, Jogan, N, Kagalo, AA, Korbecka, G, Küpfer, P, Lequette, B, Letz, DR, Manel, S, Mansion, G, Marhold, K, Martini, F, Negrini, R, Niño, F, Paun, O, Pellecchia, M, Perico, G, Piękoś-Mirkowa, H, Prosser, F, Puscas, M, Ronikier, M, Scheuerer, M, Schneeweiss, G, Schönswetter, P, Ehrendorfer-Schratt, L, Schüpfer, F, Van Loo, M, Winkler, M & IntraBioDiv Consortium 2012, 'Genetic diversity in widespread species is not congruent with species richness in alpine plant communities.', Ecology Letters, vol. 15, no. 12, pp. 1439-1448.

Winkler, M, Tribsch, A, Schneeweiss, G, Brodbeck, S, Gugerli, F, Holderegger, R, Abbott, RJ & Schönswetter, P 2012, 'Tales of the unexpected: Phylogeography of the arctic-alpine model plant Saxifraga oppositifolia (Saxifragaceae) revisited', Molecular Ecology, vol. 21, no. 18, pp. 4618-4630.

Schönswetter, P, Schneeweiss, G, Gutermann, W, Ehrendorfer-Schratt, L, Tribsch, A, Frajman, B, Köckinger, H, Latzin, S, Starlinger, F, Greimler, J, Hülber, K, Sinn, E & Niklfeld, H 2011, 'Floristische Neufunde aus den Ostalpen', Neilreichia, vol. 6, pp. 81-98.

Hülber, K, Sonnleitner, M, Flatscher, R, Berger, A, Dobrovsky, R, Niessner, S, Nigl, T, Schneeweiss, G, Kubesova, M, Rauchova, J, Suda, J & Schönswetter, P 2009, 'Ecological segregation drives fine-scale cytotype distribution of Senecio carniolicus in the Eastern Alps', Preslia, vol. 81, no. 3, pp. 309-319. <>

Pany, P, Schönswetter, P, Latzin, S, Hilpold, A, Ehrendorfer-Schratt, L, Sinn, E, Schneeweiss, GM, Englisch, T, Niklfeld, H & Frajman, B 2006, 'Floristic records from Karavanke/Karawanken and Kamniške Alpe/Steiner Alpen (Slovenia and Austria)', Natura Sloveniae, pp. 5-21.

Frajman, B, Schönswetter, P, Latzin, S, Sinn, E, Hilpold, A, Ehrendorfer-Schratt, L, Schneeweiss, G, Englisch, T & Niklfeld, H 2006, 'Floristic records from Karavanke/ Karawanken and Kamniske Alpe/Steiner Alpen (Slovenia and Austria)', Natura Sloveniae, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 5-21.

Schneeweiss, G, Carlon, L, Gómez Casares, G, Sanchez Pedraja, O, Moreno Moral, G & Lainz, M 2005, 'Más, a propósito de algunas Orobanche L. y Phelipanche Pomel (Orobanchaceae) del oeste del Paleártico', Documentos / Jardín Botánico Atlántico, vol. 3, pp. 1-71.

Schneeweiss, G, Schönswetter, P, Tribsch, A, Hilpold, A, Latzin, S, Ehrendorfer-Schratt, L & Niklfeld, H 2003, 'Floristische Neufunde aus den Hohen Tauern', Neilreichia, vol. 2-3, pp. 251-260.

Schneeweiss, G, Schönswetter, P, Tremetsberger, K & Ehrendorfer-Schratt, L 2003, Vegetation. in H Wiesbauer (ed.), Naturkundliche Bedeutung und Schutz ausgewählter Sandlebensräume in Niederösterreich: Bericht zum LIFE-Projekt "Pannonische Sanddünen" . Amt d. NÖ Landesregierung, Abt. Naturschutz, St. Pölten.

Ehrendorfer-Schratt, L, Tribsch, A, Schneeweiss, G, Schönswetter, P, Staudinger, M & Greimler, J 2000, 'Weitere Floristische Funde aus Kärnten', Wulfenia : Mitteilungen des Kärntner Botanikzentrums Klagenfurt, vol. 7, pp. 27-39.

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