Oliver Macek

Position:

project researcher

Contact:

Phone:+ 43 1 52177-593


FWF P29508-B25 

Phylogeny and evolution of edible sea urchins (Echinoidea: Camarodonta)
 

ABOL Pilotprojekt Mollusken: DNA-Barcoding der Mollusken Österreichs.

Dr. Luise Kruckenhauser, Julia Schindelar, Oliver Macek, Mag. Katharina Jaksch; Mag. Anita Eschner, Dr. Michael Duda, HR Dr. Helmut Sattmann; Start 2014; gefördert vom Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft. http://www.abol.ac.at/project/pilotprojekt-mollusken

Education

  • since 2012 Master of Biology, University of Vienna, 1010 Vienna, Austria. Field of Study: Evolutionary Biology & Zoology
  • 2008-2012 Bachelor of Biology, University of Vienna, 1010 Vienna, Austria. Field of Study: Evolutionary Biology & Zoology

Diploma Thesis oder Ph.D. Thesis

Title:„Pillmilipedes curl up for ABOL“
Supervisors Ao. Univ.-Prof. i.R. Dr. Günther Pass
 

Professional History

  • since 01/2018- Project staff, paleontology department, Natural History Museum Vienna, Vienna.handling with museumsmaterial and fresh specimen for DNA-anlyses, editing and aligning sequences, administrative contribution, insight into scientific work process by participating in work on the "Phylogeny and evolution of edible sea urchins (Echinoidea: Camarodonta)"
  • since 06/2016- Project staff, 3rd zoology department, Natural History Museum Vienna, Vienna. micro- and macroscopic-photographing of Typematerial (Myriapoda) and collection-interaction by participating in work on the "NHM Digitalization Project"
  • since 09/2014 Project staff, Natural History Museum Vienna, Vienna. administrative contribution, photographing, databasework, collecting specimen, editing and aligning sequences by participating in work on the "ABOL Mollusca Project"
  • since 09/2014 Project Staff (10h), Natural History Museum Vienna, Vienna. Cloning techniques, editing and aligning sequences, administrative contribution, insight into scientific work process by participating in work on the ABOL Project
  • 08/2013 – 09/2014 Project Staff (10h), Natural History Museum Vienna, Vienna. Cloning techniques, editing and aligning sequences, administrative contribution, insight into scientific work process by participating in work on the “Phylogeographic analysis of selected Alpine land snails” Project
  • 04/2013 – 08/2013 Lab Assistant (10h), Natural History Museum Vienna, Vienna. Cloning techniques, editing and aligning sequences, insight into scientific work process by participating in work on different projects

Conference Contributions & Attendances

  • 2017 oral presentation at the NOBIS-Workshop DNA-Barcoding in Vienna, AT
  • 2017 oral presentation at the 17th international congress of myriapodology in Krabi, TH
  • 2013 attendee at the NOBIS young researches day in Vienna, AUT
  • 2014 poster presentation at the Austrian Entomological Colloquium in Graz, AUT
  • 2014 oral presentation at the 16th International Congress of Myriapodology in Olomouc, CZ
  • 2014 oral Presentation at the Workshop Alpine Land Snails 2014 in Johnsbach, AUT
  • 2014 oral presentation at the 8th Annual Meeting of NOBIS Austria in Munich, G

Professional Memberships

  • CIM - International Society of Myriapodology
  • NOBIS - Network of Biological Systematics
  • ABOL – Austrian barcode of life

Congress Contributions: Talks


MACEK, O., BARTEL, D., SZUCSICH, N.U., MEUSEMANN K. & PASS, G. (2017): Large Sequences for Tiny Myriapods, Big Data- Analyses Including All Living Myriapoda Classes. – 17th International Congress of Myriapodology (17ICM), Krabi, Thailand (Oral presentation)

MACEK, O., BARTEL, D., SZUCSICH, N.U. & PASS, G. (2014): Cocktails and pills: A COI primer cocktail for pill millipedes. – 16th International Congress of Myriapodology (16ICM), Olomouc, Czech Republic (Oral presentation).
 
MACEK, O., BODNER, M., BARTEL, D., SZUCSICH, N.U., RASPOTNIG, G. & PASS, G. (2014): Uncoiling the diversity of Austrian pill millipedes (Glomerida) using an integrative taxonomic approach. – NOBIS Austria 8, Munich, Germany (Oral presentation).
 
MACEK, O., KRUCKENHAUSER, L. & DUDA, M. (2014): Step across the border – do the two subspecies of T. oreinos hybridize? – Workshop Alpine Land Snails 2014, Johnsbach, Austria (Talk).