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This is an information by Dr. rer. silv. Thomas Jung expert for Phytophthora, forest and tree diseases and nurseries

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Curriculum vitae of Dr. rer. silv. Thomas Jung

Dr. Thomas Jung, Baumspezialist und Phytophthora-Experte
Dr. Thomas Jung

  • Born in 1965 in Rosenheim, Federal Republic of Germany.
  • 1986 - 1993: Studies in Forest Science at the Forest Faculty of the Ludwig - Maximilians - University of Munich in Munich and Freising.
  • 12/1991: Diploma thesis, title: Untersuchungen zur in vitro - Toxigenität aus Eiche isolierter Arten der Gattungen Ceratocystis/Ophiostoma und Fusarium (Investigations on in vitro toxigenicity of Ceratocystis/Ophiostoma spp. and Fusarium spp. isolated from oak), pp. 118.
  • 1993 - 1996: PhD student at the Institute of Forest Botany / Section Phytopathology of the Ludwig - Maximilians - University of Munich (LMU) in Freising. Title of thesis: Untersuchungen zur Phytophthora - Erkrankung europäischer Eichenarten mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Stieleiche (Quercus robur L.): Ein Beitrag zur Klärung des Phänomens Eichensterben (Investigations on the Phytophthora disease of European oak species with special emphasis on pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.): a contribution to clarify the phenomenon oak decline), pp.138.
  • 1996 - 2000: Research associate at the Institute of Forest Botany / Section Phytopathology of the Ludwig - Maximilians - University of Munich (from 10/1999 on Technical University of Munich, due to administrative reorganisations).
  • 1998: Arnold - Sommerfeld - Award of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, acknowledging works on the clarification of the causes of oak decline.
  • Since 03/1999: Consultant for tree diseases.
  • 11/2000 - 03/2005: Research associate at the Bavarian State Institute of Forestry (LWF), Section Forest Ecology and Forest Protection in Freising.
  • 07/2003 - 09/2004: Prearrangement and coordination of the 3rd Workshop of IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organisations) Working Party 7.02.09 "Phytophthora in Forests and Natural Ecosystems" in Freising, 11th - 17th September 2004.
  • March 2005: Foundation of 'Phytophthora Research and Consultancy'.
  • Since September 2008: Research Associate at the Centre for Phytophthora Sciences and Management (CPSM), Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.


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