Marlene Graf

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: +49.8161.71.3587
Fax:     +49.8161.71.4427
E-mail: marlene.graf[at]

Curriculum vitae

02/2022- present Ph.D. student at the Chair of Terrestrial Ecology, Technische Universität München under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Weisser. Topic: “Effects of Douglas-fir and silver fir admixtures on biodiversity in beech forest stands”
10/2018- 04/2021 M.Sc. Environmental Sciences at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg. Thesis: "Coverage based estimates of facultative saproxylic species underlines the importance of deadwood in the forest for beetles, true bugs and spiders".
10/2014- 07/2018 B.Sc. Environmental Sciences at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg. Thesis: "Anflugverhalten xylobionter Käfer auf verschiedene Habitatstrukturen".

Research interest

  • Forest ecology
  • Biodiversity
  • Entomology



  • Graf, Marlene; Lettenmaier, Ludwig; Müller, Jörg; Hagge, Jonas: Saproxylic beetles trace deadwood and differentiate between deadwood niches before their arrival on potential hosts. Insect Conservation and Diversity 15 (1), 2021, 48-60 mehr…