Short CV/Education and training

  • 1998
    PhD in Limnology, Uppsala University, Sweden

  • 1999 – 2001
    Postoctoral Research Fellow at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA

  • 2001 – 2005
    Assistant Professor, Limnology, Lund University, Sweden

  • 2005
    Associate Professor in Limnology, Lund University, Sweden

  • 2008
    Professor in Limnology, Lund University, Sweden

Selected publications

  • Rengefors, K., Logares, R., Laybourn-Parry, J., Gast, R. 2014. Evidence of concurrent local adaptation and high phenotypic plasticity in a polar microeukaryote. Environmental Microbiology. on-line.

  • Lebret, K., Kritzberg, E., Rengefors, K. 2013. Population genetic structure of a microalgal species under expansion. PLOS ONE. 12(8): e82510.

  • Rengefors, K., Logares, R., Laybourn-Parry, J. 2012. Polar lakes act as ecological islands to aquatic protists. Molecular Ecology. 21: 3200-3209.

  • Rengefors, K., Bloch, I., Weyhenmeyer, G. 2012. Temperature as a driver for the expansion of the microalga Gonyostomum semen in Swedish lakes. Harmful Algae. 18: 65-73.

  • Logares, R., Rengefors, K. ,Kremp, A. , Shalchian-Tabrizi, K. , Boltovskoy, A., Tengs, T. , Shurtleff, A. , Klaveness. D. 2007. Phenotypically different microalgal morphospecies with identical ribosomal DNA: A case of rapid adaptive evolution? Microbial Ecology. 53(4):549-561.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Evaluator for the Swedish Research Council 2013, 2014

  • Board member of The Swedish Research Council Formas' Scientific Council, 2013-2016

  • Secretary of the International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae (ISSHA), 2008-2014


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