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Post doctortal students

Gilles Daby

IRD Montpellier, France

Subject: Gilles has be recruited on the RAINBIO project (FRB). He will undertake species distribution analyses of hundreds of central African taxa based on a large collection of numerous herbaria databases. These will be done in the past, present and past and provided important insights into rain forest dynamics over time.

IRD and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Université de Yaoundé I

Will be based in Yaoundé Cameroun with Prof. Sonké

Subject: African rain forest vegetation dynamics: species distribution modeling through time

PhD students

Laetitia Carive (with Dr. Hervé Sauquet, Université de Paris-Sud) 2014-2017

French government grant

Diversification and floral evolution in Annonaceae (Magnoliidae)

- Marie Claire Vernaso (with Dr. Kadereit Gudrun, University of Mainz, Germany) 2014-2017

DAAD grant

University of Buea, Cameroon 

Evolution, biogeography and morphometrics of the genus Dysotis (Melastomataceae) in Central Africa.

- Carine Mampouya (with Prof. Moutsamboté, Université de Marien Ngouabi, Brazzzaville) 2014-2017

Université de Marian Ngouabi, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.

Phytogeography of Annonaceae in the Republic of Congo and evolutionary history of Uvariopsis.

Jean-Paul Ghogue (with Prof. Bonaventure Sonké): 

Ecole Normale Supérieure, Université de Yaoundé I & Herbier National du Gabon, IRAD

Subject: Phytogéography of Annonaceae in Cameroon and Central Africa

Adama Faye (January 2013, with Prof. Bonaventure Sonké)

IRD and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Université de Yaoundé I

Subject: Phylogeography of the palm genus Podococcus in Central Africa: impact of climate change on rain forest diversity


Marleen Botermans (Master 2): 2005-2006: Revision of the African genus Hexalobus

Youssoufa M. Mbele (Master 2): 2006-2007: Revison and molecular phylogeny of Anonidium.

Gregory Stull: 2010 (Master 2): Training in molecular biology. A phylogeny of the pantropical genus Xylopia.