Nicolai Vitt Meyling

Nicolai Vitt Meyling


Medlem af:


    2005: PhD in Insect Pathology and Biological Control, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark (Oct. 2005).

    2001: MSc (cand.scient.) in Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Dec. 2001).


    Employment history

    2008-present: Associate Professor, Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences, UCPH.

    2017-2019: Associated Researcher, Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy (NIBIO), 10%.

    2006-2008: Postdoc/Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology, University of Copenhagen (UCPH).

    2005-2006: Amanuensis; Department of Ecology, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University.

    2002-2005: PhD fellow at The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark.


    Current and recent research projects as Principal Investigator/Supervisor

    • CombiControl: Combining above‐ and belowground biological control agents for improved pest control in strawberry tunnel production. Miljøstyrelsen/Danish EPA (PI, 2020-2022; budget 2,0 mill. DKK).
    • EXCALIBUR: Exploiting the Multifunctional Potential of Belowground Biodiversity in Horticultural Farming. H2020 Societal Challenges EU (National PI, 2019-2024; budget 3.48 mill. DKK).
    • FlyIPM: Integrated control of root-feeding fly larvae infesting vegetable crops (ERA-Net C-IPM). Miljøstyrelsen/Danish EPA (National PI, WP leader, 2017-2020; budget 1.6 mill. DKK).
    • MiRA: Microbe Induced Resistance to Arthropod Pests. Innovative Training Network H2020 Marie S. Curie Actions (co-WP leader, main supervisor for 1 PhD student, 2018-2021).
    • INSECTDOCTORS: Educating insect pathologists to prevent infectious diseases in mass-reared insects. Innovative Training Network H2020 Marie S. Curie Actions (supervisor for 2 PhD students, 2020-2023).


    Editorial duties

    • Associate Editor for BioControl (ISI impact factor 2019=3.092), since 2012.
    • Subject Editor for Bulletin of Entomological Research (ISI impact factor 2019=1.814), 2015-2021.
    • Editorial Board Member of Fungal Ecology (ISI impact factor 2019=2.656), since 2016.
    • Reviewer of >130 manuscripts for international scientific journals.


    Scientific memberships and conference contributions

    • Society for Invertebrate Pathology, since 2005; Chair/post-chair Fungi Division (2016-2020).
    • Board member OIKOS, treasurer, Nordic Ecological Society, Danish branch (2014-present).
    • 14 invited talks at national and international meetings and conferences (85 abstracts presented in total); organizer of two specialist symposia at international conferences.


    Managerial duties

    • Head of Research Group, Insect Pathology and Biological control (2020-present).
    • Health and Safety Organization, leader representative (2010-present).
    • Member of Study Board of Natural Resources, Environment and Animal Science (2017-present).
    • Member of Plant Health Board (Plantesundhedsudvalget), 2022-present.


    cand.scient. (Biologi), ph.d.

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