Fachgebiet Ecology

Dr. Kleopatra Leontidou



Building 14, Room 264
67663 Kaiserslautern

Postbox 3049 
67663 Kaiserslautern


Tel.: +49 631 205 3634
E-Mail: leonti[at]rhrk.uni-kl.de


2018 - 2021Postdoc, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
2018Ph. D., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
2012Diploma, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Oladi M, Leontidou K, Stoeck T & Shokri MR

Environmental DNA-based profiling of benthic bacterial and eukaryote communities along a crude oil spill gradient in a coral reef in the Persian Gulf.

Marine Pollution Bulletin, accepted



Leontidou K, Vokou D, Sandionigi A, Bruno A, Lazarina M, De Groeve J, Li V, Girardi M, Casiraghi M & Cristoferi A

Plant biodiversity assessment through pollen DNA metabarcoding in Natura 2000 habitats (Italian Alps).

Scientific Reports, 11: 18226



Genitsaris S, Stefanidou N, Leontidou K, Matsi T, Karamanoli K & Mellidou I

Bacterial communities in the rhizosphere and phyllosphere of halophytes and drought-tolerant plants in mediterranean exosystems.

Microorganisms, 8: 1708


Leontidou K, Genitsaris S, Papadopoulou A, Kamou N, Bosmali I, Matsi T, Madesis P, Vokou D, Karamanoli K & Mellidou I

Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria isolated from halophytes and drought-tolerant plants: genomic characterisation and exploration of phyto-beneficial traits.

Scientific Reports, 10: 14857


Damialis A, Charalampopoulus A, Lazarina M, Diamanti E, Almpanidou V, Maraidoni AM, Symeonidou A, Staikidou E, Syropoulou E, Leontidou K, Tsiripidis I, Halley JM & Vokou D

Plant flowering mirrored in airborne pollen season? Evidence from phenological observations in 14 woody taxa.

Atmospheric Environment, 240: 117708



Leontidou K, Vernesi C, De Groeve J, Cristofolini F, Vokou D & Cristofori A

DNA metabarcoding of airborne pollen: new protocols for improved taxonomic identification of environmental samples.

Aerobiologia, 34: 63-74



Best poster award

7. Environmental Conference of Macedonia, Greece


Oral presentation award

6. Symposium on Aerobiology, Lyon, France


European Aerobiology Society travel grant

6. Symposium on Aerobiology, Lyon, France


3 International Research School in Applied Ecology travel grants


PhD scholarship

FIRST FEM International PhD school, Trentino


Erasmus scholarship

State Scholarships Foundation, Greece
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