Dr. Victoria Culshaw

Chair for Terrestrial Ecology

Department for Life Science Systems
TUM School of Life Sciences
Technische Universität München
Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan

Phone: +49.8161.71.3713
Fax:     +49.8161.71.4427
E-mail: v.culshaw[at]tum.de

Curriculum vitae

2021- present Postdoctoral research – Chair for Terrestrial Ecology (TUM, Germany) and ECOLOPES
2014- 2020 Ph.D. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid, Spain



  • Weisser, Wolfgang W.; Hensel, Michael; Barath, Shany; Culshaw, Victoria; Grobman, Yasha J.; Hauck, Thomas E.; Joschinski, Jens; Ludwig, Ferdinand; Mimet, Anne; Perini, Katia; Roccotiello, Enrica; Schloter, Michael; Shwartz, Assaf; Hensel, Defne Sunguroğlu; Vogler, Verena: Creating ecologically sound buildings by integrating ecology, architecture and computational design. People and Nature, 2022 more…


  • Culshaw, Victoria; Mairal, Mario; Sanmartín, Isabel: Biogeography Meets Niche Modeling: Inferring the Role of Deep Time Climate Change When Data Is Limited. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9, 2021 more…
  • Culshaw, Victoria; Villaverde, Tamara; Mairal, Mario; Olsson, Sanna; Sanmartín, Isabel: Rare and widespread: integrating Bayesian MCMC approaches, Sanger sequencing and Hyb‐Seq phylogenomics to reconstruct the origin of the enigmatic Rand Flora genus Camptoloma. American Journal of Botany 108 (9), 2021, 1673-1691 more…


  • Culshaw, Victoria; Stadler, Tanja; Sanmartín, Isabel: Exploring the power of Bayesian birth‐death skyline models to detect mass extinction events from phylogenies with only extant taxa. Evolution 73 (6), 2019, 1133-1150 more…


  • Mairal, M.; Sanmartín, I.; Aldasoro, J. J.; Culshaw, V.; Manolopoulou, I.; Alarcón, M.: Palaeo-islands as refugia and sources of genetic diversity within volcanic archipelagos: the case of the widespread endemicCanarina canariensis(Campanulaceae). Molecular Ecology 24 (15), 2015, 3944-3963 more…
  • Pokorny, Lisa; Riina, Ricarda; Mairal, Mario; Meseguer, Andrea S.; Culshaw, Victoria; Cendoya, Jon; Serrano, Miguel; Carbajal, Rodrigo; Ortiz, Santiago; Heuertz, Myriam; Sanmartín, Isabel: Living on the edge: timing of Rand Flora disjunctions congruent with ongoing aridification in Africa. Frontiers in Genetics 6, 2015 more…