Prof. Magdalene Ngeve

Magdalene Ngeve, PhD (Candidate)

Instructor in Marine & Marshland Ecology 
Biodiversity & Ecosystems Specialist
International Experience:  Belgium, Cameroon, Germany, USA

 

 

 

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Candidate), Biology, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium
  • Master of Science, Biology: Environment, Biodiiversity, and Ecosystems, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, University of Buea, Buea, South West Province, Cameroon

Teaching Specializations

  • Mangrove and Marshland ecology
  • River and Lake Ecology
  • Marine Biology
  • Hydrobiology
  • Biogegraphy

Professional Experience

  • Led multiple field expeditions in the mangrove ecosystems of Cameroon, West Africa
  • Experiments in mangrove ecosystems of Cameroon, Doctoral Fellow, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium
  • Laboratory technician, Latex Unit, Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD), Ekona, Cameroon
  • Administrative Assistant, Limbe Urban Council, Cameroon

Publications

  • Ngeve MN, Van der Stocken T, Menemenlis D, Koedam N, & Triest L (2017). Hidden founders? Strong bottlenecks and fine-scale genetic structure in mangrove populations of the Cameroon Estuary complex. Hydrobiologia (in press).
  • Ngeve MN, Van der Stocken T, Menemenlis D, Koedam N, & Triest L (2016). Contrasting effects of historical sea level rise and contemporary ocean currents on regional gene flow of Rhizophora racemosa in Eastern Atlantic mangroves. Plos One, DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0150950.
  • Ngeve MN, Van der Stocken T, Sierens T, Koedam N, & Triest L (2016). Bidirectional gene flow on a river mangrove landscape and between-catchment dispersal of Rhizophora racemosa (Rhizophoraceae). Hydrobiologia. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-016-3021-2
  • Ngeve MN, Leermakers M, Elskens M & Marc Kochzius (2015). Assessment of trace metal pollution in sediments and intertidal fauna at the coast of Cameroon. Environ Monit Assess DOI 10.1007/s10661-015-4574-7.

Oral & Poster Presentations

  • Ngeve MN, Van der Stocken T, Koedam N, & Triest L. Patterns of regional- and local- scale genetic connectivity in Eastern Atlantic mangroves. VLIZ Marine Science Day 2017, Brugge, Belgium. March 3, 2017. (Oral presentation)
  • Ngeve MN, Van der Stocken T, Koedam N, & Triest L. Hidden founders or high connectivity or both? Investigating the expansion pathway of mangroves along the Cameroonian coastline. European Conference of Tropical Ecology Brussels, Belgium. February 9, 2017. (Oral presentation)
  • Ngeve MN, Van der Stocken T, Menemenlis D, Koedam N, & Triest L. Contrasting effects of historical sea level rise and contemporary ocean currents on regional gene flow of Rhizophora- - - racemosa in Eastern Atlantic mangroves. The Mangrove & Macrobenthos Meeting (MMM4), Florida, USA. July 18-22, 2016. (Poster presentation)
  • Ngeve MN, Sierens T, Koedam N, & Triest L. Bidirectional gene flow on a river mangrove landscape and between-catchment dispersal of Rhizophora racemosa (Rhizophoraceae). Book of abstracts – European conference of tropical ecology Göttingen, Germany. 23 February 2016 (Oral presentation)
  • Ngeve MN, Sierens T, Koedam N, & Triest L. Connected but not exactly one: The genetic hierarchy in mangroves of a river linear landscape in Cameroon is caused by hydrological factors. Book of abstracts PhD day – Doctoral School of Natural Sciences and (Bioscience) Engineering (NSE). Brussels, Belgium 22 May 2015. (Poster & pitch presentation)
  • Ngeve, M.; Elskens, M.; Leermakers, M.; Kochzius, M. (2013). Influence of trace metal and organic pollution on the community structure of intertidal gastropods at the coast of Cameroon, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) (2013). Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 15 February 2013. VLIZ Special Publication, 63: pp. 74. (Poster presentation).