PD Dr. Martin Haase

Zoological Institute and Museum

Vogelwarte

Soldmannstr. 23
17489 Greifswald

Tel.: +49 (0)3834 420 4347
martin.haase(at)uni-greifswald(dot)de

Curriculum Vitae
Educational Background

Educational Background

2013 Habilitation, Univ. Greifswald
1993 Doktor rer. nat., University of Vienna
1990 Magister rer. nat. (Master of Science), University of Vienna
   
   
Professional Experience

Professional Experience

2006 – present Research Group Leader at the University of Greifswald (50%)
2005 – 2006 Research Associate at the Museum Alexander Koenig in Bonn
2004 – 2005 Visiting Curator (Maitre de Conference) at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle Paris
2002 – 2004 Postdoctoral research fellow at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Hamilton/New Zealand
1996 – 2001 Research assistant at the University of Basel
1994 – 1996 Postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Vienna
   
   
   
Special activities

Special activities

teaching and various administrative duties at Universities (Vienna, Basel, Greifswald)
associate editor of ZooKeys
peer reviews for 43 journals and 4 science foundations
congress organization
Publications
Peer Reviewed Papers
2016 -

2016 -

  • Nevard, T., Haase, M., Archibald, G., Leiper, I. & Garnett, S.T. (in press) The sarolga: conservation implications of genetic and visual evidence for hybridization between the brolga Antigone rubicunda and the Australian Sarus crane Antigone antigone gillae. Oryx.
  • Lin, S.-W., Lopardo, L., Haase, M. & Uhl, G. (2019) Taxonomic revision of the dwarf spider genus Shaanxinus Tanasevitch, 2006 (Araneae, Linyphiidae, Erigoninae), with new species from Taiwan and Vietnam. Org. Divers. Evol. 19: 211-276.
  • Collado, G.A., Aguayo, K.P., Cazzaniga, N.J:, Gutiérrez Gregoric, D.E., de Lucía, M. & Haase, M. (2019) Systematic evaluation of cryptic freshwater snails from central Chile, including the enigmatic Littoridina santiagensis (Gastropoda, Truncatelloidea). Europ. J. Taxonomy 524: 1-15.
  • Miller, A., Veltheim, I., Nevard, T. Gan, H.M.& Haase M. (2019) Microsatellite loci and the complete mitochondrial DNA sequence characterized through next generation sequencing and de novo genome assembly, and a preliminary assessment of population genetic structure for the Australian crane, Antigone rubicunda. Avian Biol Res. 12: 49-58.
  • Verhaegen, G., Herzog, H., Korsch, K., Kerth, G., Brede, M. & Haase, M. (2019) Testing the adaptive value of gastropod shell morphology to flow: a multidisciplinary approach based on morphometrics, computational fluid dynamics and a flow tank experiment. Zoological letters 5(5): 1-13.
  • Verhaegen, G., Neiman, M. & Haase, M. 2018. Ecomorphology of a generalist freshwater gastropod: complex relations of shell morphology, habitat, and fecundity. Org Divers Evol.
  • Verhaegen, G., McElroy, K.E., Bankers, L., Neiman, M. & Haase, M. 2018. Adaptive phenotypic plasticity in a clonal invader. Ecol. Evol. 8 (9): 4465-4483.
  • Dool, S.E., Künzel, S., Haase, M., Picker, M.D. & Eberhard, M.J.B. 2017. Variable molecular markers for the order Mantophasmatodea (Insecta). J. Heredity.
  • Greve, C., Haase, M., Hutterer, R., Rödder, D., Ihlow, F. & Misof, B. 2017. Snails in the desert: Species diversification of Theba (Gastropoda: Helicidae) along the Atlantic coast of NW Africa. Ecol. Evol. 7: 5534-5538.
  • Müller, C., Haase, M., Lemke, S. & Hildebrandt, J.-P. 2017. Hirudins and hirudin-like factors in Hirudinidae: implications for function and phylogenetic relationships. Prasitol. Res. 116: 313-325.
  • Zielske, S., Ponder W.F. & Haase, M. 2017. The enigmatic pattern of long-distance dispersal of minute freshwater gastropods (Caenogastropoda, Truncatelloidea, Tateidae) across the South Pacific. J. Biogeography. 44: 195-206.
  • Fischer, K., Zeus, V., Kwasnitschka, L., Kerth, G., Haase, M., Groschup, H., Balkema-Buschmann, A. 2016. Insectivorous bats carry host specific astroviruses and coronaviruses across different regions in Germany. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 37: 108-116.
  • Klockmann, M., Scharre, M., Haase, M. & Fischer, K. 2016. Does narrow niche space in a ‘cold-stenothermic’ spring snail indicate high vulnerability to environmental change? Hydrobiologia 765: 71-83.
  • Höltje, H., Mewes, W., Haase, M. & Schmitz, A. 2016. Genetic evidence of female specific eggshell colouration in the Common Crane (Grus grus). J. Ornithology 157(2): 609-617.
  • Seifert, N., Haase, M., van Wilgenburg, S.L., Voigt, C.C. & Schmitz, A. 2016. Complex migration and breeding strategies in an elusive bird species illuminated by genetic and isotopic markers. J. Avian Biol. 47(2): 257-287.
  • Becker, M., Zielske, S. & Haase, M. 2016. Conflict of mitochondrial phylogeny and morphology-based classification in a pair of freshwater gastropods (Caenogastropoda, Truncatelloidea, Tateidae) from New Caledonia. ZooKeys 603: 17-32.
  • Böckers, A., Greve, C., Hutterer, R., Misof, B. & Haase, M. 2016. Testing heterogeneous base composition as potential cause for conflicting phylogenetic signal between mitochondrial and nuclear DNA in the land snail genus Theba Risso 1826 (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora: Helicoidea). Org. Divers. Evol. 16: 835-846.
2010 - 2015
  • Neto, J.M., Pérez-Rodríguez, A., Haase, M., Flade, M. & Bensch, S. (2015). Prevalence and diversity of Plasmosium and Haemoproteus parasites in the globally threatened Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola. Parasitology 142: 1183-1189.
  • Zielske, S. & Haase M. (2015). Molecular phylogeny and a modified approach of character-based barcoding refining the taxonomy of New Caledonian freshwater gastropods (Caenogastropoda, Truncatelloidea, Tateidae). Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 89: 171-181.
  • Zielske, S. & Haase M. (2015). Five new cryptic freshwater gastropod species from New Caledonia (Caenogastropoda, Truncatelloidea, Tateidae). ZooKeys 523: 63-87.
  • Stermin, A. N., David, A., Pripon, L. R., Sevianu, E. N., Seifert, N., Eilers, A., Fregin, S.,Haase, M., & Schmitz Ornés, A. 2014. Limited genetic structure and diversity in the water rail Rallus aquaticus L., 1758 (Aves: Gruiformes: Rallidae) revealed by mitochondrial DNA analysis. Ital. J. Zool. 81 (4): 496-500, DOI: 10.1080/11250003.2014.952357.
  • Örstan, A. & Haase, M. 2014. The first record of Ecrobia maritima (Milaschewitsch, 1916) from the Aegean coast of Turkey (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae). Zool. Middle East 60: 375-376.
  • Zielske, S. &Haase, M. 2014. New insights into tateid gastropods and their radiation on Fiji based on anatomical and molecular methods (Caenogastropoda: Truncatelloidea). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 172: 71-102.
  • Zielske, S. & Haase, M. 2014. When snails inform about geology: Pliocene emergence of islands of Vanuatu indicated by a radiation of truncatelloidean freshwater gastropods (Caenogastropoda: Tateidae). J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res. 52: 217-236.
  • Haase, M., Greve, C., Hutterer, R. & Misof, B. 2014. Amplified fragment length polymorphisms, the evolution of the land snail genus Theba (Stylommatophora: Helicidae), and an objective approach for relating fossils to internal nodes of a phylogenetic tree using geometric morphometrics. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 171: 92-107.
  • Haase, M., Esch, S. & Misof, B. 2013. Local adaptation, refugial isolation and secondary contact of Alpine populations of the land snail Arianta arbustorum. J. Moll. Stud. 79: 241-248.
  • Wilke, T., Haase, M., Hershler, R., Liu, H.-P., Misof, B. & Ponder, W. 2013. Pushing short DNA fragments to the limit: Phylogenetic relationships of microgastropods (Hydrobiidae s.l.). Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 66: 715-736.
  • Fregin, S., Haase, M., Olsson, U. & Alström, P. 2012. Pitfalls in comparisons of genetic distances: A case study of the avian family Acrocephalidae. Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 62: 319-328.
  • Schilthuizen, M., Rutten, E.M.J. & Haase, M. 2012. Small-scale genetic structuring in a tropical cave snail and admixture with its above-ground sister species. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 105: 727-740.
  • Greve, C., Gimnich, F., Hutterer, R., Misof, B. & Haase, M. 2012. Radiating on oceanic islands: Patterns and processes of speciation in the land snail genus Theba. PLoS ONE, dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0034339
  • Däumer, C., Greve, C., Hutterer, R., Misof, B. & Haase, M. 2012. Phylogeography of an invasive land snail: Natural range expansion versus anthropogenic dispersal in Theba pisana pisana. Biol. Invasions 14: 1665-1682.
  • Haase, M. & Ilyashenko, V. 2012. A glimpse on mitochondrial differentiation of four currently recognized subspecies of Common Crane (
  • Eilers, A., Schmitz-Ornés, A. & Haase M. 2012. Sex at second sight. Sexing Water Rails and Spotted Crakes using morphology and molecular techniques. Acta Ornithologica 47: 1-9.
  • Fregin, S., Haase, M., Olsson, U. & Alström, P. 2012. New insights into family relationships within the avian superfamily Sylvioidea (Passeriformes) based on seven molecular markers. BMC Evol. Biol. 12: 157, doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-157.
  • Schilthuizen, M., Haase, M., Koops, K., Looijestijn, S. & Hendrikse, S. 2012. The ecology of shell shape difference in chirally dimorphic snails. Contr. Zool. 81: 95-101.
  • Flade, M., Diop, I., Haase, M., Oppel, S., Tegetmeyer, C., Vogel, A. & Salewski, V. in press. The aquatic warbler Acrocephalus paludicola in West Africa: a summary of occurrence, habitat use, density, connectivity, and threat status. Journal of Ornithology 152 (Supplement 1): S129-S140.
  • Zielske, S., Glaubrecht, M. & Haase, M. 2011. Origin and radiation of rissooidean gastropods in ancient lakes of Sulawesi. Zoologica Scripta 40: 221-237.
  • Haß, J., Matuszewski, S, Cieslik, D. & Haase, M. 2011. The role of swine as "mixing vessel" for interspecies transmission of the influenza A subtype H1N1: A simultaneous Bayesian inference of phylogeny and ancestral hosts. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 11: 437-441.
  • Haase, M. et al. (18 co-authors) 2010. Possible sources and spreading routes of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H5N1 infections in poultry and wild birds in Central Europe in 2007 inferred through likelihood analyses. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 10: 1075-1084.
  • Greve, C., Hutterer, R., Groh, K., Haase, M. & Misof, B. 2010. Evolutionary diversification of the genus Theba (Gastropoda: Helicidae) in space and time: a land snail conquering islands and continents. Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 57: 572-584.
  • Schilthuizen, M. & Haase, M. 2010. Disentangling true shape differences and experimenter bias: are dextral and sinistral snail shells exact mirror images? J. Zool. (London) 282: 191-200.
  • Haase, M. , Naser, M.D. & Wilke, T. 2010. Ecrobia grimmi in brackish Lake Sawa (Iraq): indirect evidence for long distance dispersal of hydrobiid gastropods (Caenogastropoda: Rissooidea) by birds. J. Moll. Stud. 76: 101-105.
  • Haase, M. , Fontaine, B. & Gargominy, O. 2010. Rissooidean freshwater gastropods from the Vanuatu archipelago. Hydrobiologia 637: 53-71.
  • Hutterer, R., Greve, C. & Haase, M. 2010. Three species of Theba (Gastropoda: Helicidae) from a Pleistocene dune in SW Morocco. J. Conchology 40: 121-128.
2005 - 2009
  • Fregin, S., Haase, M. , Olsson, U. & Alström, P. 2009. Multi-locus phylogeny of the family Acrocephalidae (Aves: Passeriformes) – the traditional taxonomy overthrown. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 52: 866-878.
  • Schmitz, A. & Haase, M. 2009. Adapting generalized frequency coding to use color spectra in the determination of phylogenetic relationships: an example with humming birds. J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res. 47: 385-390.
  • Haase, M. & Misof, B. 2009. Dynamic gastropods: stable shell polymorphism despite gene flow in the land snail Arianta arbustorum. J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res. 47: 105-114.
  • Haase, M. 2008. The radiation of hydrobiid gastropods in New Zealand: a revision including the description of new species based on morphology and mtDNA sequence information. Syst. Biodiv. 6: 99-159.
  • Haase, M. & Schilthuizen, M. 2007. A new Georissa (Gastropoda, Neritopsina, Hydrocenidae) from a limestone cave in Malaysian Borneo. J. Moll. Stud. 73: 215-221.
  • Haase, M., Mildner, P. & Wilke T. 2007. Identifying species of Bythinella (Caenogastropoda, Rissooidea): a plea for an integrative approach. Zootaxa 1563: 1-16.
  • Haase, M., Marshall, B. A. & Hogg, I. 2007. Disentangling causes of disjunction: the Alpine fault hypothesis of vicariance (New Zealand, South Island) revisited. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 91: 361-374.
  • Nolan, L., Hogg, I. D., Stevens, M. I. & Haase, M. 2006. Fine scale distribution of mtDNA haplotypes for the springtail Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni (Collembola) corresponds to an ancient shoreline in Taylor Valley, continental Antarctica. Polar Biol. 29: 813-819.
  • Haase, M., Ponder, W. F. & Bouchet, P. 2006. The genus Fluviopupa Pilsbry, 1911 from Fiji (Caenogastropoda, Rissooidea). J. Moll. Stud. 72: 119-136.
  • Haase, M. & Bouchet, P. 2006. The radiation of hydrobioid gastropods (Caenogastropoda, Rissooidea) in ancient Lake Poso, Sulawesi. Hydrobiologia 556: 17-46.
  • Haase, M., Gargominy, O. & Fontaine, B. 2005. Rissooidean freshwater gastropods from the middle of the Pacific: the genus Fluviopupa on the Austral Islands (Caenogastropoda). Moll. Res. 25: 145-163.
  • Haase, M. 2005. Rapid and convergent evolution of parental care in hydrobiid gastropods from New Zealand. J. Evol. Biol. 18: 1076-1086.
  • Ponder, W. & Haase, M. 2005. A new genus of hydrobiid gastropods with Australian affinities from Lake Poso, Sulawesi (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Rissooidea). Moll. Res. 25: 27-36.
  • Schilthuizen, M., Cabanban, A & Haase, M. 2005. Possible divergence with gene flow in a tropical cave snail. J. Zool. Syst. Evolut. Res. 43: 133-138.
2000 - 2004
  • Schilthuizen, M., Gutteling, E., van Moorsel, C. H. M., Welter-Schultes, F. W., Haase, M. & Gittenberger, E. 2004. Phylogeography of the land snail Albinaria hippolyti (Pulmonata: Clausiliidae) from Crete, inferred from ITS-1 sequences. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 83: 317-326.
  • Haase, M. & Karlsson, A. 2004. Mate choice in a hermaphrodite – you won’t score with a spermatophore. Anim. Behav. 67: 287-291.
  • Haase, M. & Misof B. 2003. Wenig beachtete Problemkreise in der phylogenetischen Analyse: Invariante Positionen und die Wahl von Substitutionsmodellen. Contrib. Nat. Hist 2: 35-40.
  • Bojat, N. C., Beier, K. & Haase, M. 2003. Histological characterization of sperm storage organs in Arianta arbustorum and Bradybaena fruticum (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora). Malakol. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkunde Dresden 21: 131-135.
  • Haase, M. & Bisenberger, A. 2003. Allozymic differentiation in the land snail Arianta arbustorum (Stylommatophora: Helicidae): historical inferences. J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res. 41: 175-185.
  • Haase, M. 2003. Clinal variation in morphology of the freshwater snail Potamopyrgus antipodarum along two hill-country streams in New Zealand. J. R. Soc. New Zealand 33: 549-560.
  • Haase, M., Misof, B., Wirth, T., Baminger, H. & Baur, B. 2003. Mitochondrial differentiation within a polymorphic land snail: evidence for Pleistocene survival within the boundaries of permafrost. J. Evol. Biol. 16: 415-428.
  • Haase, M. 2003. A new spring snail of the genus Graziana (Caenogastropoda: Hydrobiidae) from Switzerland. J. Moll. Stud. 69: 107-112.
  • Bojat, N. C., Sauder, U. & Haase, M. 2002. Functional anatomy of the sperm storage organs in Pulmonata: the simple spermatheca of Bradybaena fruticum (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora). Zoomorphology 121: 243-255.
  • Bojat, N. C. & Haase, M. 2002. Sperm storage in the simultaneously hermaphroditic land snail Arianta arbustorum. J. Zool. (London) 58: 497-503.
  • Baminger, H. & Haase, M. 2002. Development of the sperm storage organ in Arianta arbustorum (Stylommatophora: Helicidae). J. Moll. Stud. 68:192-194.
  • Karlsson, A. & Haase, M. 2002. The enigmatic mating behaviour of a simultaneous hermaphrodite, the nudibranch Aeolidiella glauca (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia). Can. J. Zool. 80: 260-270.
  • Baminger, H. & Haase, M. 2001. Spermatophore formation in the simultaneously hermaphroditic land snail Arianta arbustorum (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora: Helicidae). Neth. J. Zool. 51: 347-360.
  • Bojat, N. C., Dürrenberger, M. & Haase, M. 2001. The spermatheca of the land snail Arianta arbustorum (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora): muscle system and potential role in sexual selection. Invertebr. Biol. 120: 217-226.
  • Bojat, N. C., Sauder, U. & Haase, M. 2001. The spermathecal epithelium, sperm and their interactions in the hermaphroditic land snail Arianta arbustorum (Pulmonata, Stylommatophora). Zoomorphology: 120: 149-157.
  • Baminger, H. & Haase, M. 2000. Variation of distal genitalia in the simultaneously hermaphroditic land snail Arianta arbustorum (Pulmonata, Stylommatophora) caused by sexual selection? Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 71: 599-613.
  • Haase, M. 2000. A revision of the genus Belgrandia with the description of a new species from France (Caenogastropoda: Hydrobiidae). Malacologia 42: 171-201.
  • Haase, M. & Karlsson, A. 2000. Mating and the inferred function of the genital system of the nudibranch, Aeolidiella glauca (Gastropoda: Opsthobranchia). Invertebr. Biol. 119: 287-298.
  • Baur, B., Fröberg, L., Baur, A., Guggenheim, R. & Haase, M. 2000. Ultrastructure of snail grazing damage to calcicolous lichens. Nordic Jounal of Botany 20: 119-128.
  • Haase, M., Weigand & E. Haseke, H. 2000. Two new species of the family Hydrobiidae (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda) from Austria. Veliger 43: 179-189.
Until 1999
  • Baminger, H. & Haase, M. 1999. Variation in spermathecal morphology and amount of sperm stored in populations of the simultaneously hermaphroditic land snail Arianta arbustorum. J. Zool. (Lond.) 249: 165-171.
  • Haase, M. & Bouchet, P. 1998. Radiation of crenobiontic gastropods on an ancient continental island: the Hemistomia-clade in New Caledonia (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae). Hydrobiologia 367: 43-129.
  • Haase, M. & Wawra, E. 1996. The genital system of Acochlidium fijiense (Opisthobranchia: Acochlidioidea) and its inferred function. Malacologia 38: 143-151.
  • Haase, M. 1996. The radiation of spring snails of the genus Belgrandiella in Austria (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda: Hydrobiidae). Hydrobiologia 319: 119-129.
  • Haase, M. 1995. The stygobiont genus Bythiospeum in Austria: a basic revision and anatomical description of B. cf. geyeri from Vienna (Caenogastropoda, Hydrobiidae). Am. Malac. Bull., 11: 123-137.
  • Haase, M. & Baur, B. 1995. Variation in spermathecal morphology and storage of spermatozoa in the simultaneously hermaphroditic land snail Arianta arbustorum (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Stylommatophora). Inv. Reprod. Devel., 28: 33-41.
  • Haase, M. 1994. Differentiation of selected species of Belgrandiella and the redefined genus Graziana (Gastropoda, Hydrobiidae). Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 111: 219-246.
  • Haase, M. 1993. The genetic differentiation in three species of the genus Hydrobia and systematic implications (Caenogastropoda, Hydrobiidae). Malacologia, 35: 389-398.
  • Haase, M. 1993. Belgrandiella ganslmayri, a new hydrobiid species from Upper Austria (Caenogastropoda). Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 94/95 (B): 181-186.
  • Haase, M. 1993. Hauffenia kerschneri (Zimmermann 1930): zwei Arten zweier Gattungen. Arch. Moll., 121: 91-109.
  • Haase, M. 1992. A new, stygobiont, valvatiform, hydrobiid gastropod from Austria (Caenogastropoda, Hydrobiidae). J. Moll. Stud., 58: 207 - 214.
Non-reviewed Papers
  • Haase, M. & Schmitz, A. 2006. Neue Vogelwarte Hiddensee. Ber. Vogelwarte Hiddensee 17: 115.
  • Mildner, P. & Haase, M. 2004. Die „Schöngesichtige Zwergdeckelschnecke“ Marstoniopsis insubrica (Küster, 1853) in Österreich nachgewiesen (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Rissooidea). Kärntner Naturschutzberichte 9: 82-83.
  • Haase, M. 1999. Rekonstruktion von Schnittserien - ein Methodenvergleich. Heldia 2, Sonderheft 3: 5-8, 1 plate.
  • Haase, M. & Mildner, P. 1996. Hydrobiidae (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia) Kärntens: Zur Verbreitung der Gattung Graziana. Carinthia II 186: 571-574.
  • Haase, M. 1995. Threatened Hydrobiids from Austria. Tentacle, 5: 11-12.
Books and Book Chapters
  • Haase, M. 2008. Phylogenetics: Past, Presence, Future. Pp 9-35 in: Phylogenetic Combinatorics (Dress, A., Biebler, K.-E., Cieslik, D., Füllen, G., Haase, M. & Jäger, B. eds.). Shaker Verlag, Aachen.
  • Scarsbrook, M. R., Fenwick, G. D., Duggan, I. C. & Haase, M. 2003. A guide to the groundwater invertebrates of New Zealand. NIWA Science &Technology Series No. 51, 59 pp.
  • Christian, E., Pospisil, P. & Haase, M. 1994. Autriche. In: Encyclopaedia Biospeologica, Vol. 1 (C. Juberthie & V. Decu, eds.). Société de Biospéologie, Moulis & Bucarest, pp. 595-603.
Funding, Grants, Awards
2008 Synthesys: visit of the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (3 weeks) ca. EUR 2.500,-
2008 Synthesys: visit of Naturalis, the natural history museum in Leiden (10 days) ca. EUR 1.900,-
2008 Brehm-Fund, research grant (24 months): The return of the Crakes, together with A. Schmitz and B. Herold Eur 19.000,-
2007 DFG (German Science Foundation), travel grant: congress in Antwerpen EUR 821,-
2006 DFG, research grant MI 649/7-1 (24 months): Diversification in space and time across land and sea. Together with B. Misof and R. Hutterer (Bonn) EUR 56.630,- (1 Position TV-L 13)
2005 DFG, research grant MI 649/5-1,2 (12 months): Adaptation of shell shape in a polymorphic land snail in an Alpine setting: Old heritage or recent acquisition? Together with B Misof (Bonn) EUR 12.938,70 (1 Position TV-L 13)
2003 FRST/NSOF (Foundation of Research, Science and Technology, New Zealand/NonSpecificOutputFund) complementary grant to project "Systematics of spring snails (Hydrobiidae)", together with D. Roper and K. Collier (12 months) NZD 36.000,-
1999 Novartis-Stiftung (Switzerland): funding of a microtome CHF 12.000,-
1998 NSF (Swiss National Science Foundation), research grant (36 months): The morphology of sperm storage organs and its bearing on paternity in polygamous mating systems: sperm competition or cryptic female choice? CHF 162.000,-
1994 FWF (Austrian Science Foundation), reserach grant (24 months): On the evolution of an island fauna: the radiation of hydrobiid spring snails in New Caledonia. ATS 1.090.000,-
1994 Kulturamt der Stadt Wien, research grant: The ground water snail Bythiospeum geyeri in Vienna. ATS 4.000,-
1992 Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung (Austrian Ministry for Science and Research), travel grant: Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia for the stay in Philadelphia. (ATS 20.000,-) ATS 20.000,-
1992 Jessup-Felloship: visiting fellowship to the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia (4 months) USD 4.000,-