Reiner Finkeldey is the Head of the Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding Section at the Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany. He received his Ph.D. degree in forest genetics from Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany, in 1993. In 2001, he received his Habilitation degree in forest genetics and forest tree breeding. Since 2001, he is a Full professor in forest genetics and forest tree breeding, University of Göttingen, Germany. He also became the Dean of the Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology in 2006 and a Member of the Senate at the same university since 2011. He is also the Director of the Section for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Forestry (SeTSAF), Centre of Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Use, since 2012. His main research interests are population genetics, ecological genetics, and conservation genetics of forest trees, sustainable use of genetic resources in tropical and temperate forests, and human impact on plant genetic resources (genetic responses of plant populations to global change).
Biography Updated on 18 September 2012