Pia Marincek

Pia Marincek

Abteilung Systematik, Biodiversität und Evolution der Pflanzen mit Herbarium

Untere Karspüle 2
37073 Göttingen

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Curriculum vitae

Work History


03/2023 - Current

Research Associate
Georg-August-University of Göttingen
Research work associated with DFG Project WA3684/2 "Molecular evidence for sectional classification of shrub willows (Salix L. subg Chamaetia/Vetrix ) based on RAD sequencing data". 

06/2023 – 03/2023

Student Assistant
Lek d.d. (Novartis)

05/2020 – 06/2022

Student Research Assistant
Georg-August-University of Göttingen




10/2019 – 05/2022

Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution (MSc), Georg-August-University of Göttingen
Thesis title: Evolution of a hybrid zone of willows (Salix L.) in the Alps analysed by RAD-seq and morphometrics

10/2015 – 08/2019

Biology (BSc), University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical faculty

09/2011 – 07/2015

High School Diploma, Gimnazija Bežigrad Ljubljana


 Wagner, N. D., Marinček, P., Pittet, L., & Hörandl, E. (2023). Insights into the Taxonomically Challenging Hexaploid Alpine Shrub Willows of Salix Sections Phylicifoliae and Nigricantes (Salicaceae). Plants, 12(5), 1144. 

 Marinček, P., Pittet, L., Wagner, N. D., & Hörandl, E. (2023). Evolution of a hybrid zone of two willow species (Salix L.) in the European Alps analyzed by RAD‐seq and morphometrics. Ecology and Evolution, 13(1), e9700. 

 Marinček, P., Wagner, N. D., & Tomasello, S. (2022). Ancient DNA extraction methods for herbarium specimens: When is it worth the effort?. Applications in Plant Sciences, 10(3), e11477. 

 Karbstein, K., Tomasello, S., Hodač, L., Wagner, N., Marinček, P., Barke, B. H., Paetzold , C. & Hörandl, E. (2022). Untying Gordian knots: unraveling reticulate polyploid plant evolution by genomic data using the large Ranunculus auricomus species complex. New Phytologist, 235(5), 2081-2098. 

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