Dr. Sabine von Mering

phone 
+49 30 838 57233
fax 
+49 30 838-4 57233
email 
s.vonmering@bgbm.org
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Freie Universität Berlin
Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8
14195
Berlin
Deutschland
Tasks 

Research and coordination Caryophyllales network

Curriculum vitae 

Studies of Biology with a focus on systematic and applied botany (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, 1996-1998; Universität Hamburg, 1998-2003); Diploma in Biology in 2003, thesis: "Floral morphology and ontogeny of Matisia cordata (Malvaceae-Bombacoideae)"; Research assistant at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (2005-2009); dissertation on the "Systematics, phylogeny and biogeography of Juncaginaceae". Researcher in the EU project Key to Nature (2010). Since 2011 at the BGBM: GBIF-D coordination team, botany (until 2014), PostDoc and coordinator Caryophyllales research group (since 2014).

Research interests 
  • Systematics and phylogeny of Alismatales, especially Juncaginaceae
  • Systematics and phylogeny of Caryophyllales, especially Caryophyllaceae
  • Taxonomy and nomenclature of vascular plants
  • Identification tools (Offene Naturführer, Species-ID)
  • Digitisation of herbarium collections and virtual herbaria
  • History of botanical exploration
Editorships 
von Mering S. (ed.) 2012+ (continuously updated): Juncaginaceae of the World. – Published at http://juncaginaceae.myspecies.info/
Memberships in scientific societies 
Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik
Junge Systematiker (JuSys)
Systematics Association
Botanischer Verein von Berlin und Brandenburg
Thüringische Botanische Gesellschaft