Dr. Lilian-Lee Müller

Staff until 2017

Research interests

Influence of temperature on the evolution and distribution of Bromeliaceae

  • sexual reproduction (growth of pollen tube and pollen-ovule ratio (P/O-value) in various representatives of Bromelioideae and Tillandsioidae)
  • germination


Müller L-LB, Albach D, Zotz G. 2017. 'Are 3 °C too much?': thermal niche breadth in Bromeliaceae and global warming. Journal of Ecology 105: 507-516.

Müller L-LB, Albach D & Zotz G. 2018. Growth responses to elevated temperatures and the importance of ontogenetic niche shifts in Bromeliaceae. New Phytologist 217: 127-139.

Curriculum vitae

2001-2008 ­ ­ ­ Biologiy studies at the Freie Universität Berlin

2008 ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­­ external Diploma thesis at the Wadden Sea Station Sylt of the Alfred-Wegener- Institute for Polar and Marine Research: Diet spectrum of the invasive Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Sylt- Rømø bight

2010-2011 ­ ­ ­ Assitant at the Insitute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM), University of Oldenburg, in the Plaktology working group: Nutritional mode and specialization alter consumer diversity effects on prey assemblages

2011-2017 ­ ­ ­ ­ PhD at the University of Oldenburg