Klara Scharnagl

Postdoctoral Scientist
Nick Talbot Group

I am interested in the nature of symbiotic interactions. During both my masters and doctoral degrees, I studied the ecology of fungal symbioses: endomycorrhiza and lichens. While at TSL, I will be researching mechanisms of the lichen symbiosis.


Scharnagl K (2019)

The Scale of Symbiosis. Symbiosis 78(1): 7-17

Lücking R, Moncada B, McCune B, Farkas E, Goffinet B, Parker D, Chaves JL, Lokos L, Nelson PR, Spribille T, Stenroos S, Wheeler T, Yanez-Ayabaca A, Dillman K, Gockman OT, Goward T, Hollinger J, Tripp EA, Villella J, Alvara-Alba WR, Arango CJ, Caceres MES, Coca LF, Printzen C, Rodriguez C, Scharnagl K, Rozzi R, Soto-Medina E and Yakovchenko LS (2017)

Pseudocyphellaria crocata (Ascomycota: Lobariaceae) in the Americas is revealed to be thirteen species, and none of them is P. crocata. The Bryologist 120(4): 441-500

Job History

2019 – present Postdoctoral Scientist, The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK

2013 – 2019 PhD Student, Michigan State University, USA

2011 – 2013 Masters Student, Florida International University, USA

2006 – 2010 Undergraduate Degree, The University of Chicago, USA