About Us

Silvia Lechthaler

Ph.D. in Biology

Pierluigi Colangeli

Ph.D. in Biology

Our Publications

  • Schiro, G., Colangeli, P., Müller, M. (2019). A Metabarcoding analysis of the mycobiome of wheat ears across a topographically heterogeneous field. Frontiers in Microbiology.

  • Lechthaler, S., Colangeli, P., Gazzabin, M., Anfodillo, T. (2019). Axial anatomy of the leaf midrib provides new insights into the hydraulic architecture and cavitation patterns of Acer pseudoplatanus leaves. Journal of Experimental Botany.

  • Colangeli, P., Schlägel, U., Obertegger, U., Weithoff, G. (2018). Negative phototactic response to UVR in three cosmopolitan rotifers: a video analysis approach. Hydrobiologia.

  • Lechthaler, S., Turnbull, T.L., Gelmini, Y., Pirotti, F., Anfodillo, T., Adams, M.A. and Petit, G. (2018). A standardization method to disentangle environmental information from axial trends of xylem anatomical traits. Tree Physiology.

  • Lechthaler, S., Robert, E.M., Tonné, N., Prusova, A., Gerkema, E., Van As, H., Koedam, N. and Windt, C.W. (2016). Rhizophoraceae mangrove saplings use hypocotyl and leaf water storage capacity to cope with soil water salinity changes. Frontiers in Plant Science.

  • Colangeli, P., Cieplinski, A. and Obertegger, U. (2015). Filming of zooplankton: a case study of rotifer males and Daphnia magna. Journal of Limnology.

  • Obertegger, U., Cieplinski, A., Raatz, M. and Colangeli, P. (2018). Switching between swimming states in rotifers–case study Keratella cochlearis. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology.

  • Petit, G., von Arx, G., Kiorapostolou, N., Lechthaler, S., Prendin, A.L., Anfodillo, T., Caldeira, M.C., Cochard, H., Copini, P., Crivellaro, A. and Delzon, S. (2018). Tree differences in primary and secondary growth drive convergent scaling in leaf area to sapwood area across Europe. New Phytologist.

  • Anfodillo, T., Petit, G., Sterck, F., Lechthaler, S. and Olson, M.E. (2016). Allometric Trajectories and “Stress”: A Quantitative Approach. Frontiers in Plant Science.

  • Lintunen, A., Paljakka, T., Jyske, T., Peltoniemi, M., Sterck, F., von Arx, G., Cochard, H., Copini, P., Caldeira, M.C., Delzon, S., Gebauer, R., Grönlund, L., Kiorapostolou, N., Lechthaler, S., Lobo-do-Vale, R., Peters, R.L., Petit, G., Prendin, A.L., Salmon, Y., Steppe, K., Urban, J., Roig Juan, S., Robert, E.M.R. and Hölttä, T. (2016). Osmolality and Non-Structural Carbohydrate Composition in the Secondary Phloem of Trees across a Latitudinal Gradient in Europe. Frontiers in Plant Science.