Alex Widmer

Prof. Alex Widmer
Institut für Integrative Biologie (IBZ)
ETH Zürich
CHN G 21.1
Universitätstrasse 16
CH-8092 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 632 21 74
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 632 57 01
Fax: +41 (0) 44 632 14 63
E-mail: alex.widmer(at)
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Expertise of Alex Widmer:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Topic BiospherePlants
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Local / Community
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
Program Coordination / Management
High Altitude

Specialties of Alex Widmer:
Ecological genetics

Genetics of adaptation in alpine environments
We study the genetic basis of adaptation to abiotic and biotic factors in plant populations from different elevations / habitats and test how climate change may affect the fitness and survival of plant populations.

Last update: 11/28/19
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