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Central Coordination Office

The central coordination office supports the successful implementation of the research initiative by promoting exchange between the initiative’s different research projects and fostering the dialogue with the larger scientific community and stakeholders from politics, the economy, agriculture, and conservation organizations. It is also responsible for reviewing publications about FEdA’s research, to provide guidance in the discussion on biodiversity.

The current team of the central coordination office consists of:

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Volker Mosbrugger
Spokesman of the BMBF Research Initiative for the Conservation of Biodiversity (FEdA)
Dr. Julian Taffner
Head of Central Coordination    
Stefanie Gaiser
Project Assistance

Scientific Staffs

Dr. Philipp Sprenger
Research Assistant
Dr. Vladimir Gross
Research Assistant

Biodiversity Informatics

Dr. Julius Frankenbach
Biodiversity Data Manager
Md Tariqul Islam
Biodiversity Informatics Specialist

Curation of the FEdA exhibition

Dr. Birte Hauser
Curator and Research Assistant

Public and Media Relations

Nadine Leichter
Public relations consultant