Our research scientists

Mario Amalfi
Research Scientist Mycology
mario.amalfi@botanicgardenmeise.be


Arne Mertens, PhD student
arne.mertens@plantentuinmeise.be


Kenneth Bauters
Scientific Manager Outdoor Collections
kenneth.bauters@plantentuinmeise.be


Natacha Beau
Scientific Editor
natacha.beau@jardinbotaniquemeise.be


Elke Bellefroid
Scientific Manager - Head of Living Collections and Domain
elke.bellefroid@plantentuinmeise.be


Ann Bogaerts
Scientific Manager - Head of Herbarium
ann.bogaerts@plantentuinmeise.be


Valérie Charavel
Education Assistant
valerie.charavel@jardinbotaniquemeise.be


Petra De Block
Research Scientist Taxonomy of Rubiaceae
petra.deblock@plantentuinmeise.be


Myriam de Haan
Research Scientist Eumycetozoa - Laboratory Technician
myriam.dehaan@plantentuinmeise.be


André De Kesel
Research Scientist Mycology
andre.dekesel@botanicgardenmeise.be


Sofie De Smedt
Scientific manager of the herbarium - Digitisation
sofie.desmedt@plantentuinmeise.be


Jérôme Degreef
Scientific Director Wallonia-Brussels Federation
jerome.degreef@botanicgardenmeise.be


Jonas Depecker, PhD Student
Population biology of wild coffee in the Congo basin
jonas.depecker@plantentuinmeise.be


Denis Diagre
Research Scientist History - Scientific Manager Archives
denis.diagre@botanicgardenmeise.be


Matthias Dillen
Researcher Digitalisation
mathias.dillen@plantentuinmeise.be


Henry Engledow
Scientific Manager Collection Databases
henry.engledow@plantentuinmeise.be


Damien Ertz
Research Scientist Lichenology
damien.ertz@jardinbotaniquemeise.be


Koen Es
Scientific Director Public Outreach
koen.es@plantentuinmeise.be


Sandrine Godefroid
Research Scientist Plant Conservation
sandrine.godefroid@botanicgardenmeise.be


Charlotte Goeyers
Biologist, PhD Student (FWO fellow)
charlotte.goeyers@plantentuinmeise.be


Quentin Groom
Research Scientist Collection Databases
quentin.groom@botanicgardenmeise.be


Nicole Hanquart
Scientific Manager - Library: Heritage Collections
nicole.hanquart@jardinbotaniquemeise.be


Franck Hidvegi
Science Communicator
franck.hidvegi@jardinbotaniquemeise.be


Ivan Hoste
Research Scientist Belgian Flora, Vascular Plants / Scientific Editor
ivan.hoste@botanicgardenmeise.be


Steven Janssens
Research Scientist Molecular Phylogeny
steven.janssens@plantentuinmeise.be


Jutta Kleber
Education Assistant
jutta.kleber@plantentuinmeise.be


Olivier Lachenaud
Research Scientist Flora of Africa
olivier.lachenaud@jardinbotaniquemeise.be 


Francesca Lanata
Scientific Coordinator Africa Projects
francesca.lanata@plantentuinmeise.be


Frederik Leliaert
Scientific Director Herbarium & Library
frederik.leliaert@plantentuinmeise.be


Timothée Le Péchon
Research scientist, Evolution of vascular plants
timothee.lepechon@botanicgardenmeise.be


Viviane Leyman 
Scientific Administrator Herbarium
viviane.leyman@plantentuinmeise.be


Sofie Meeus
Research Scientist COBECORE
sofie.meeus@plantentuinmeise.be


Salvator Ntore
Research Scientist Flora of Africa
salvator.ntore@plantentuinmeise.be


Olivier Raspé
Research Scientist Mycology - Molecular phylogeny
olivier.raspe@botanicgardenmeise.be 


Marc Reynders
Scientific Manager Greenhouse Collections
marc.reynders@botanicgardenmeise.be


Anne Ronse
Scientific Administrator Domain
anne.ronse@plantentuinmeise.be


Marc Sosef
Research Scientist Flora of Central Africa
marc.sosef@plantentuinmeise.be


Piet Stoffelen
Scientific Director Collections
piet.stoffelen@plantentuinmeise.be


Wesley Tack
Research Scientist Ecological Modelling
wesley.tack@plantentuinmeise.be


Maarten Trekels  
Biodiversity Data Scientist
maarten.trekels@plantentuinmeise.be


Bart Van de Vijver
Research Scientist Phycology
bart.vandevijver@botanicgardenmeise.be


Ann Van de Vyver
Research Scientist Seedbank
ann.vandevyver@plantentuinmeise.be


Andreas Van Den Broeck
Research Scientist Lichenology
dries.vandenbroeck@plantentuinmeise.be


Fabienne Van Rossum 
Research Scientist - Conservation Biology
fabienne.vanrossum@botanicgardenmeise.be


Filip Vandelook
Research Scientist Crop Wild Relatives
filip.vandelook@plantentuinmeise.be 


Samuel Vanden Abeele  
Research Scientist Population Genetics African Trees
samuel.vandenabeele@plantentuinmeise.be 


Filip Verloove
Research Scientist Belgian Flora and Exotic Plants
filip.verloove@plantentuinmeise.be


Brecht Verstraete
Editor in chief Plant Ecology and Evolution - Research scientist phylogenetics
brecht.verstraete@plantentuinmeise.be


 

Our scientific collaborators

Christine Cocquyt
Scientific collaborator algology
christine.cocquyt@botanicgardenmeise.be


Régine Fabri
Scientific collaborator
regine.fabri@botanicgardenmeise.be


André Fraiture
Scientific collaborator mycology
andre.fraiture@botanicgardenmeise.be


Robbert Gradstein
Senior research scientist - Bryology