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Ovidiu Paun


2015-present Assistant Professor and Leader of Plant Ecological Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research, University of Vienna, Austria.
2010-2015 Lecturer and group leader at the University of Vienna, Austria
2008-2010 Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK.
2006-2008 Erwin Schrödinger Postdoctoral Fellow at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK.
2002-2005 PhD student at University of Vienna.
2001-2002 Research assistant at the University of Vienna.
2000-2001 Teaching assistant at the University of Agronomical Sciences, Bucharest.

2001-2005 PhD in Life Sciences at University of Vienna.
1995-2000 Horticulture at the University of Agronomical Sciences, Bucharest.

over €2,000,000 (START grant, Marie Curie Fellowship, Marie Curie Reintegration Grant, Erwin Schrödinger fellowhip, Ernst Mach Grant, FWF stand alone project).

2013 START Prize. Austrian Ministry of Science and Research.
2013 Faculty in Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics (
2009 Elected fellow of the Linnean Society, London.
2007 Marie Curie Fellowship. European Commission.
2006 Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship. Austrian Science Fund.
200 Best Presentation Award from the Systematics Association at the Young Systematists Forum, Natural History Museum, London.
2002 IAPT Award for young investigators in Plant Systematics. International Association for Plant Taxonomy.

International Conference on Polyploidy, Hybridization and Biodiversity. Saint Malo, France, May 2009.
The 4th Intl. Conference on the Comparative Biology of the Monocotyledons. Copenhagen, Denmark, Aug 2008.
ESF Parthenogenesis network: The paradox of asex: an evaluation. Linnean Society Rooms, London, U.K., Sept 2005.

Botanical Journal of Linnean Society (for Population genetics).

NSF - National Science Foundation(US)
NERC - Natural Environment Research Council (U.K.)
The Leverhulme Trust (U.K.)
Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (Portugal)

University of Vienna, Vienna, .

E-mail: trimite un mesaj.

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Urmareste linkul ResearcherID pentru toate articolele cercetatorului: F-2197-2010. Tabelul detaliat al articolelor este in josul paginii.

Nascut(a) in: 1976

Publicații selectate:

* Trucchi E, Mazzarella AB, Gilfillan GD, Lorenzo Romero M, Schönswetter P, Paun O., BsRADseq: screening DNA methylation in natural populations of non-model species, Molecular Ecology, 25, 2016.

* 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 , Genetic diversity in widespread species is not congruent with species richness in alpine plant communities, Ecology Letters, 15, 2013.

* Flatscher R, Frajman B, Schönswetter P, Paun O, Environmental heterogeneity and phenotypic divergence: can heritable epigenetic variation aid speciation?, Genetics Research International, doi:10.1155/2012/698421, 2012.

* Paun O, Luna JA, Fay MF, Bateman RM, Chase MW, Genomic responses drive adaptation in allotetraploid species of Dactylorhiza (Orchidaceae; Orchidinae), Århus University Press, Denmark, Seberg O, Petersen G, Barfod AS, Davis JI, Diversity, Phylogeny, and Evolution in the Monocotyledons, 2010.

* Paun O, Bateman RM, Fay MF, Luna JA, Moat J, Hedrén M, Chase MW, Altered gene expression and ecological divergence in sibling allopolyploids of Dactylorhiza (Orchidaceae), BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11, 2011.

* Paun O, Bateman RM, Fay MF, Hedrén M, Civeyrel L, Chase MW , Stable epigenetic effects impact adaptation in allopolyploid orchids (Dactylorhiza: Orchidaceae), Molecular Biology and Evolution, 27, 2010.

* Paun O, Lehnebach C, Johansson JT, Lockhart P, Hörandl E, Phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of Ranunculus and allied genera (Ranunculaceae) in the Mediterranean region and in the European Alpine System, Taxon, 54 (4), 2005.

* Paun O, Hörandl E, Evolution of hypervariable microsatellites in apomictic polyploid lineages of Ranunculus carpaticola: directional bias at dinucleotide loci, Genetics, 174, 2006.

* Paun O, Stuessy TF, Hörandl E, The role of hybridization, polyploidization and glaciation in the origin and evolution of the apomictic Ranunculus cassubicus complex, New Phytologist, 171 (1), 2006.

* Paun O, Greilhuber J, Temsch EM, Hörandl E, Patterns, sources and ecological implications of clonal diversity in apomictic Ranunculus carpaticola, Molecular Ecology, 15 (4), 2006.

* Paun O, Fay MF, Soltis DE, Chase MW, Genetic and epigenetic alterations after hybridization and genome doubling, Taxon, 56 (3), 2007.

* Paun O, Schönswetter P, Winkler M, IntraBioDiv Consortium, Tribsch A, Historical divergence versus contemporary gene flow: evolutionary history of the calcicole Ranunculus alpestris group (Ranunculaceae) in the European Alps and the Carpathians, Molecular Ecology, 17 (19), 2008.

* Paun O, Forest F, Fay MF, Chase MW, Hybrid speciation in angiosperms: Parental divergence drives ploidy, New Phytologist, 182 (2), 2009.