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Jana Vetter

Marine Holobiomics Lab

Department of Animal Ecology & Systematics
Justus Liebig University
Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26-32 IFZ
D-35392 Giessen
Phone: +49 (0) 641 99-35733
Fax: +49 (0) 641 99-35709


Fields of interest/focus of work

  • Biodiversity-productivity interactions

  • Competition on benthic tropical reef communities

  • Global change and the impact on tropical coral reefs

  • Combined impact of biotic and abiotic effects on Scleractinia, Alcyonacea and Macroalgae


Scientific career

  • since 2020: Ph.D. student at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
  • 2018-2020: Postgraduate student (MSc) in “Freshwater and Marine Biology”, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2013-2017: Undergraduate student (BSc) in “Coastal Zone Management & Marine Biology”, Van Hall Larenstein Institut, the Netherlands
  • 2016: Undergraduate specialization studies in “Marine living resources”, Wageningen University, the Netherlands



  • Ph.D. scholarship from “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“ (since 2020)