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Curriculum Vitae

Personal data 


Born 05.08.1984 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Education


  •  2009 – 2012: PhD in Biology at Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca [topic: Plant species diversity of nemoral forest gaps in the Trascău Mountains; supervisor Prof. Dr. Vasile Cristea].
  • 2003 – 2008: Diplom in Forestry at University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca [topic: Phytosociological classification of larch communities in the Apuseni Mts.; supervisor Dr. Gheorghe Groza].

Internships


  • Sept – Dec 2016: Postdoc fellow at Laboratoire d’Écologie Alpine, Université Joseph Fourier, France [project: Using a TRAIT-based approach to reveal patterns in the FUNctioning of alpine grasslands in Europe (TRAIT-FUN)]. Invited by Dr. Philippe Choler. Financed by The Government of the French Republic
  • Nov 2015: Internal training at Laboratoire d’Écologie Alpine, Université Joseph Fourier, France [lab work: Analyzing the C:N ratio in leaf material]. Financed by the French-Romanian ODYSSEE project
  • Jan – May 2010: PhD fellow at Biocenter Klein Flottbeck and Botanical Garden, University of Hamburg, Germany [outline: Patterns of plant diversity in  forest openings; invited by Dr. Jürgen Dengler].  PhD scholarship financed by the Sectorial Operational Program for Human Resources Development, Babeș-Bolyai University

 Professional employment


  • 2016 – … Researcher (CS III) at A. Borza Botanical Garden, Babeş-Bolyai University 
  • 2014 – 2016: Research Assistant (ACS) at Babeş-Bolyai University in ODYSSEE project
  • 2013 – 2014: Biologist at Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca in conservation projects
  • 2013 – 2014: Biologist at the Institute of Biological Research, Cluj-Napoca, in conservation projects
  • 2008 – 2009: Forestry engineer at Forest Research and Management Institute, Cluj-Napoca, in forest monitoring
  • 2007 – … Freelance consultant in botany

Responsabilities


  • 2016 – … In charge of living collections of the Systematic and Economic sections of A. Borza Botanical Garden, Babeş-Bolyai University
  • 2014 – 2016: Task Leader in ODYSSEE project at “A. Borza” Botanical Garden, Babeş-Bolyai University
  • 2013 – 2014: Member in the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) as a biologist in the inventory project POS-Mediu Axa 4 Evaluarea stării de conservare a biodiversităţii şi geodiversităţii din cadrul sitului Ţinutul Pădurenilor (ROSCI 0250), în vederea elaborării planului de management conservativ şi durabil specific siturilor Natura 2000 at Babeş-Bolyai University
  • 2008 – 2009: Team leader in the forest monitoring project NFI – The National Forest Inventory. The Romanian Forest Research and Management Institute

Member in research projects


  •  2014 – 2016: ODYSSEE  PN-II-ID-JRP-RO-FR-2012  [task leader: Outreach and dissemination] – Opening new avenues to model the dynamics of Species assemblages by integrating Ecology and Evolution a case study from the mountain ecosystems of the Alps and the Carpathians. Funded by Executive Agency for the Financing of High Education, Research, Development and Innovation (UEFISCDI) – Programme Blanc International France – Roumanie.
  • 2014 – 2016: BIODIVMOUNT PN-II-CT-ROFR-2014-2-0011 – Patternuri biogeografice ale diversității în cadrul ecosistemelor munților înalți din Europa: o abordare multidisciplinară

Long-term monitoring initiatives


  • 2016 – … Global litter decomposition study
  • 2015 – … GLORIA Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments
  • 2008 – 2009: NFI  The National Forest Inventory

Referring


Reviewer for international journals:

  • Science of the Total Environment
  • Journal of Vegetation Science
  • Applied Vegetation Science
  • Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment
  • Tuexenia
  • Hacquetia

Publications


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