Bikf 
An Institute of

Senckenberg

Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) 

Biodiversity loss and climate change are among today's great challenges. To understand them and their close and numerous interactions, science has to address and bridge both processes. This interdisciplinary scientific research is the aim of the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F).
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Institute's building renamed in honor of Maria Sibylla Merian

09.06.2017 From now on the building of the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre will be officially named "Maria Sybilla Merian Building" ...Read more

Downsizing in animal communities leads to functional decay in tropical forests

31.05.2017 A new study points to the urgent need of conserving large animal species to halt the loss of ecosystem functioning. ...Read more

GENOMIC BASIS OF CLIMATE ADAPTATION

17.01.2018 08:30 - 18.01.2018 17:00 This symposium will be held by the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and take place at the Senckenberg Museum of Natural History in Frankfurt. We will integrate knowledge across disciplines (e.g. population genetics, molecular ecology/evolution, bioinformatics), and across taxa (e.g. plants, animals, fungi). ...Read more