Hannes Schuler

Department of Biological Sciences

University of Notre Dame



2009 – 2012                Ph.D. Boku, Vienna. Thesis: “Diversity in the Orchard: Wolbachia communities in Rhagoletis spp.”

                                      Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Christian Stauffer and Dr. Wolfgang Arthofer

2010                             Diploma in Phytomedicine, Boku, Vienna

2009                             Diploma in Agriculture, Boku, Vienna

2007                             Erasmus Semester at the Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy

2003                             Enrolment Boku, Vienna

1998 – 2003                Agricultural High School, Auer, Bozen, Italy


Academic experience


05/2016 –                    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Forest Entomology, Forest Pathology & Forest Protection, Boku, Vienna, Austria

08/2014 – 05/2016    Erwin Schrödinger Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame

09/2013 – 07/2014    Research Assistant, Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

06/2012 – 08/2013    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Forest Entomology, Forest Pathology & Forest Protection, Boku, Vienna, Austria

2012                             Guest Researcher at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA, founded by the ESF Frontiers in Speciation Research

2011                             COST meeting Arthropod symbiosis in extreme environment in Brussels, Belgium

2011                             Workshop on Molecular Evolution in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

2010                             COST workshop Advances in Symbiosis Research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Rehovot, Israel



2014                             Boku Best Paper award, City of Vienna Jubilee Funds for BOKU, Austria

2012                             Dr. Berthold Pohl Award, Bozen, Italy

2011                             Publication award of the Gregor Mendel Society, Austria

2009                             Promotion price of the foundation “120 Jahre Universität für Bodenkultur”


Reviewer for funding organization


2013                             OTKA, Hungarian Scientific Research Fund



Reviewer of Scientific Journals


2016                             Ecology Letters

2016                             Proceedings of the Royal Society, B

2016                             Environmental Entomology

2015                             PLoS One

2015                             Insect Science

2014                             BMC Evolutionary Biology

2014                             Bulletin of Insectology

2014                             Journal of Vector Ecology

2013                             Molecular Ecology

2013                             Journal of Pest Science

2013                             Journal of Applied Entomology

2013                             Insect Conservation and Diversity

2012                             Symbiosis

2012                             Insects





Hannes Schuler

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame,

291 Galvin Life Sciences Building , Notre Dame, IN 46556