Christoph Joachim

Chair for Terrestrial Ecology

Department of Ecology and Ecosystemmanagement
Technische Universität München
Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan

Room: 1.2.2.5
Phone: +49.8161.71.4149
Fax:     +49.8161.71.4427
E-mail: Christoph.Joachim[at]tum.de

Curriculum vitae

Since 09/2010 Enrolled in the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) at the MPI for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany
Since 09/2010 PhD student at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany. Thesis – Costs and benefits of alarm signaling in aphids
06/2008 Diploma /Mc in biology at the University of Hohenheim, Germany. Thesis - Biodiversität und Palökologie fossiler Insekten des Randecker Maar
12/2007- 05/2008 Graduand at the State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart, Germany
09/2005- 06/2008 MSc student at the Department of Biology, University of Hohenheim, Germany. Major in zoology, animal ecology and parasitology
09/2003- 09/2005 BSc-Student at the Department of Biology, University of Hohenheim, Germany

Research interest

  • Chemical ecology and pheromone communication in insects
  • Alarm signalling in aphids
  • Predator-prey interaction in aphids
  • Ecology and biology of bees

Publications

2014

Joachim, C., I. Vosteen and W. W. Weisser. 2014. The aphid alarm pheromone (E)-beta-farnesene does not act as a cue for predators searching on a plant. Chemoecology DOI:10.1007/s00049-014-0176-z.

2013

Joachim, C., E. Hatano, A. David, M. Kunert, C. Linse, and W. W. Weisser. 2013. Modulation of Aphid Alarm Pheromone Emission of Pea Aphid Prey by Predators. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39:773-782. PDF

Joachim, C. and W. W. Weisser. 2013. Real-Time Monitoring of (E)-ß-Farnesene Emission in Colonies of the Pea Aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, Under Lacewing and Ladybird Predation. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39:1254-1262. PDF

2010

Joachim, C. 2010. Biodiversität und Palökologie fossiler Insekten des Randecker Maar (Unter-Miozän, SW-Deutschland). Documenta Nature 179:1-108.