Dr. Regine Jahn

Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Freie Universität Berlin
Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8
Senior Curator, Algae Herbarium
Lead of project: German Barcode of Life Project Phase 2 (GBOL2) – Innovative, NGS-based tool to assess Water Framework Directive relevant diatoms
Lead of project: Building a Global Registration and Index System for Scientific Names and Types of Algae
Research interests 
  • Taxonomy, Phylogeny, Morphology, and Biogeography of Diatoms
  • Changes in the Biodiversity of Freshwater Diatoms
  • Diatoms as Bioindicators
  • History of Diatom Research
  • Nomenclature of Algae
Phycobank: Co-Editor since 2017
Phytokeys: Section Editor since 2011
AlgaTerra Information System: Co-Editor since 2004
Mandates in scientific advisory boards and committees 
President, German National Committee for the International Union of the Biological Sciences (IUBS)
Vice President, Executive Committee, International Union of the Biological Sciences (IUBS)
Memberships in scientific societies 
International Association for Plant Taxonomy
Central European Diatomist / Deutschsprachige Diatomologen
Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft
Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik
International Society for Diatom Research
weitere Aktivitäten 

Organizing Acivities:

  • 2018 – 25th International Diatom Symposium; Co-Organizer
  • 2015 - 32nd IUBS-General Assembly and Conference; Congress Chair
  • 2011 - Biosystematics 2011, International Congress of Systematics and Evolutionary Biology; Congress President
  • 2007 - First Central European Diatom Meeting, Organizer
  • 1992 - 6. Treffen Deutschsprachiger Diatomologen, Co-Organizer