Prof. Dr. Nico Eisenhauer
Head of Experimental Interaction Ecology

University of Leipzig
German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig



Phone +49 341 97 33167
Email: nico.eisenhauer [@] idiv.de
Room: 4.220.1

Deutscher Platz 5e
04103 Leipzig
Germany

CV


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Scientific career
2014 - Full professorship at German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Leipzig of University.
2014 Heinz-Maier‐Leibnitz  Preis  by  the  German  Research  Foundation.
2013 -

Faculty member of the International Max Planck Research School
(IMPRS), Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

2012 - 2014
W2 professorship "Terrestrial Ecology", Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
2012
Habilitation (Ecology and Zoology) at the Georg August University Göttingen
2012
Emmy Noether group leader at the Technische Universität München
2012
Post-Doc in the lab of Prof. Wolfgang W. Weisser at the Technische Universität München
2010 - 2012
Post-Doc in the lab of Prof. Peter B. Reich at the University of Minnesota (DFG funded; Ei862/1-1): Aboveground - belowground interactions in a changing world
2008 - 2010
Post-Doc in the Jena Experiment. Subproject Decomposer Interaction Webs
2005 - 2008
PhD at the Darmstadt University of Technology under the supervision of Prof. Dr. S. Scheu. Title: Earthworms in a plant diversity gradient: Direct and indirect effects on plant competition and establishment as a part of the Jena Experiment funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG, FOR 456) (summa cum laude)
2004 - 2005
Diploma thesis: Invasion of a deciduous forest by earthworms: Changes in soil chemistry, microflora, microarthropods and vegetation under the supervision of Prof. Dr. S. Scheu at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany (certified biologist with distinction)
         
Publications

Since 2007, 82 publications in international peer-reviewed journals; h-index 22 (Google Scholar, April 2, 2014, i10-index 41, citations 1487); e.g., Nature, Science, PNAS, Nature Communications, Ecology Letters, Global Change Biology, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, Journal of Ecology, Ecology); see CV for complete list of publications. Selected ones:

  1. Eisenhauer, N., Dobies, T., Cesarz, S., Hobbie, S.E., Meyer, R.J., Worm, K., and Reich, P.B. 2013. Plant diversity effects on soil food webs are stronger than those of elevated CO2 and N deposition in a long-term grassland experiment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1217382110.
  2. Jousset, A., B. Schmid, S. Scheu, and N. Eisenhauer. 2011. Genotypic richness and dissimilarity opposingly affect ecosystem functioning. Ecology Letters 14:537-545.
  3. Jousset, A., Eisenhauer, N., Materne, E., and Scheu, S. 2013. Evolutionary history predics the stability of cooperation in microbial communities. Nature Communications, accepted.
  4. Reich, P. B., D. Tilman, F. Isbell, K. E. Mueller, S. E. Hobbie, D. F. B. Flynn, and N. Eisenhauer. 2012. Impacts of biodiversity loss escalate through time as redundancy fades. Science 336:589-592.
  5. Scherber, C., N. Eisenhauer, W. W. Weisser, B. Schmid et al. 2010. Bottom-up effects of plant diversity on biotic interactions in a biodiversity experiment. Nature 468:553-556.

 

         
Awards
2014 Heinz-Maier‐Leibnitz Preis by the German Research Foundation.
2012

Emmy Noether group scholarship (DFG)

2010 Postdoc research scholarship by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
2004 Scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
         
Editorial Board
2013 Editor-in-Chief at Pedobiologia
         
Reviewer
Reviewer of >100 papers (e.g. Ecology, Ecology Letters, Journal of Ecology, Nature Climate Change, Oecologia, Oikos, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B) and research proposals (e.g., German Research Foundation, Swiss National Science Foundation, Czech Science Foundation)
         
Memberships
Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV), Ecological Society of America (ESA), Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ), German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig