I am a zoologist and molecular biologist working on the origin and evolution of high-mountain biodiversity. I use a broad array of techniques and data types ranging from genomics, population genetics, remote sensing to biogography and paleoecology. I’m fascinated by the patterns and processes of species diversification and enjoy long days of field work in remote areas as much as spending hours in the lab or with data analysis in front of the desk. One major focus of my work is how the uplift of the Himalaya-Tibet orogen has impacted speciation and biogeogaography in High Asia.
Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig