Matthias Seidel


E-mail: matth.seidel(at)gmail(dot)com

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  • I was a PhD student in the Fikáček lab at the Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague from 2015-2019.
  • my PhD project was a part of the European Commision funded BIG4 consortium
  • in September 2019 I defended my PhD thesis Evolutionary history, systematics and biogeography of Southern Hemisphere hydrophilid beetles (Coleoptera).
Research interests:
  • molecular phylogenetics and evolution of insects
  • population genetics
  • next generation sequencing
  • Coleoptera (especially Polyphaga)
  • taxonomy & systematics
  • biogeography
  • ecology
Publications:
see my ResearchGate profile for list and PDFs of my publications.
Education:

2014: BSc. degree, Martin-Luther-Univerität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
BSc. thesis: “The influence of RRP6 and PAPD5 on the abundance of small nucleolar RNAs in osteosarcoma cells”
2015: MSc. degree, Martin-Luther-Univerität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
MSc. thesis “Molecular phylogenetics, systematics and evolution of the Sub-Saharan Cetoniinae genus Eudicella’’
2019: PhD. degree, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. Thesis project: “Evolutionary history, systematics and biogeography of Southern Hemisphere hydrophilid beetles (Coleoptera)”. Supervisor: Dr. Martin Fikáček