PD Dr. Mike Thiv

Ferns and Flowering Plants (Pteridophyta and Phanerogamae)

Head of Department

1991-1995

  • Study of Biology, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Germany

1995

  • Diploma thesis (Prof. W. Sauer): "Caryological and biogeographic studies on Pulmonaria L. (Boraginaceae) in Southwest-Germany"

1995-1999

  • Research Scientist at the Institut für Spezielle Botanik, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

2000

  • Dissertation (Prof. J. W. Kadereit): "Molecular and morphological phylogeny and biogeography of Gentianaceae-Chironieae and a revision of Canscora, Cracosna, Duplipetala, Hoppea, Microrphium, Phyllocyclus, and Schinziella (Gentianaceae-Canscorinae)"

2000-2001

  • Curatorial work (internship) at Botanic Garden and Botanic Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Germany

2001-2003

  • Postdoc at the Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Switzerland; Project "Molecular phytogeography of selected plant taxa of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen)" with Prof. H. P. Linder

since 2003

  • Curator at Natural History Museum Stuttgart, Herbarium STU, Germany

since 2004

  • Head of Botany Department at Natural History Museum Stuttgart, Germany

2015

  • 'Habilitation' at University of Heidelberg