Dr. rer. Nat. Talie Musavi

Flora Incognita
C3.005

Aufgabengebiet

Composition, distribution, and changing states of plants within and among ecosystems. Interaction between plants and their environment and how these interactions can make changes from local to Global scales.

Vita

Positions held

  • April 2022- on going; Postdoctoral scientist at Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany; main responsibilities: Intersection of plant traits from TRY with weed species maps derived from drone images flying over target crop fields. Compiling a database of plant traits and abiotic proper es of weed species and analyzing them for their importance in interaction with crop species and pollinators. Preparing a web interface not only for scientist, but also for authorities and farmers to help making be er decision on managing the weed species.
  • August 2020 - March 2022; Machine learning programmer / Data scientist in the epic-insights group at "SMA development GmbH” company in Jena, Germany
  • June 2016 - July 2020; Postdoctoral; scientist at Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany; main responsibilities: produce global maps of ecosystem functional properties and examine their variability in context of the project funded by European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, i.e. BACI (BIOSPHERE ATMOSPHERE CHANGE INDEX)
  • June 2012 - May 2016; PhD student researcher at Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry,Jena, Germany. Enrollment: AG Spezielle Botanik und Funktionelle Biodiversität, University of Leipzig, Germany
    2007-2009 Teaching assistant in Plant Systematic Lab, Biology department, Shiraz University, Iran

Education

  • 2012 - 2018l; Successfully defended PhD, AG Spezielle Botanik und Funktionelle Biodiversität, University of Leipzig, Germany. Advisors: Dr. Miguel D. Mahecha (MPI-BGC), Dr. Jens Ka ge (MPI-BGC), Prof. Dr. Christian
    Wirth (Uni. Leipzig)
  • 2012 - 2018; Graduating from the training program at the International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles in Jena, Germany
  • 2007 - 2010; Master in Plant Systema c and Ecology, Shiraz University, Department of Biology, College of Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
  • 2002 - 2006; Bachelor in Plant Biology, Azad University of Gorgan, Gorgan, Iran

Outreach activity

  • TV interviews with the regional press (MDR Thüringen) and national press (ZDF-nano); “Alte Wälder atmen besser; Die Stabilität eines Waldes zeigt sich an den Werten für die Aufnahme von CO2: Je älter der Wald ist, desto besser hält er Klimaschwankungen stand. Das fanden Forscher im Thüringer Nationalpark Hainich heraus.“
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