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3.04.1980
737 6171
leho.tedersoo@ut.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
01.10.2018–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Research Professor in Mycorrhizal Studies (1,00)
01.10.2017–30.09.2018   
University of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, Senior Research Fellow in Mycology (1,00)
01.06.2017–30.09.2018   
University of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, Senior Researcher (1,00)
01.05.2014–31.05.2017   
University of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, Senior Research Fellow (1,00)
01.01.2014–30.04.2014   
University of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, Research Fellow (1,00)
01.01.2012–31.12.2012   
University of Goroka, Papua New Guinea, visiting researcher (unpaid)
01.05.2011–31.12.2013   
University of Tartu, University of Tartu Museum, Research Fellow (1,00)
06.04.2009–30.04.2011   
University of Tartu, University of Tartu Museum, Research Fellow (1,00)
01.05.2008–05.04.2009   
University of Tartu, Tartu University Museums, Research Fellow extraordinarius (1,00)
01.04.2008–31.03.2011   
University of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, Museums of Tartu University, Museum of Nature, Post-Doc (1,00)
01.01.2008–31.12.2008   
West Lunga Development Trust, Zambia, volunteer advisor (unpaid; 5 weeks)
01.01.2008–31.12.2008   
University of Buea, Cameroon, visiting researcher (unpaid, 5 weeks)
01.01.2008–30.04.2008   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Research Fellow extraordinarius (1,00)
01.08.2007–31.12.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Research Fellow extraordinarius (1,00)
01.02.2007–31.07.2007   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Botany and Ecology, Research Fellow extraordinarius (1,00)
01.08.2006–31.08.2006   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Botany and Ecology, Laboratory Assistant (1,00)
21.02.2006–21.03.2006   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Botany and Ecology, Laboratory Assistant (0,50)
03.10.2005–02.11.2005   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography, Institute of Botany and Ecology, Specialist (0,25)
01.01.2005–31.12.2005   
University of Montpellier II, part-time PhD student
01.01.2003–31.12.2003   
University of Helsinki, part-time MSc student/laboratory assistant via CIMO scholarship
 
 
Education
2003–2007   
PhD University of Tartu, botany and mycology
2002–2003   
MSc University of Tartu, botany and mycology
1998–2002   
BSc University of Tartu, botany and mycology
1986–1998   
'Kristiine' Gymnasium of Tallinn
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2010−...   
member of the Estonian Microbiological Society
2003−...   
Estonian Mycologists´Society
2003−...   
member of the Estonian Naturalists' Society

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2015, Leho Tedersoo, The Estonian President's Young Researcher Prize
2014, Leho Tedersoo, National research prize
2014, Leho Tedersoo, National Science Award
2007, Leho Tedersoo, First prize in Estonain PhD student research
2006, Leho Tedersoo, 2nd prize in Estonian student research
2006, Leho Tedersoo, II Best prize for student presentation in IMC8
2003, Leho Tedersoo, Estonian National Contest for Young Scientists at university level, I Prize
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology
 
 

Completed projects

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Supervised dissertations

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3.04.1980
737 6171
leho.tedersoo@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.10.2018–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, mükoriisauuringute juhtivteadur (1,00)
01.10.2017–30.09.2018   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli loodusmuuseum ja botaanikaaed, mükoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
01.06.2017–30.09.2018   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli loodusmuuseum ja botaanikaaed, Vanemteadur (1,00)
01.05.2014–31.05.2017   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli loodusmuuseum ja botaanikaaed, bioloogiliste interaktsioonide ökoloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.2014–30.04.2014   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli loodusmuuseum ja botaanikaaed, teadur (1,00)
01.01.2012–31.12.2012   
Goroka Ülikool Paapua Uus-Guineas, külalisteadlane
01.05.2011–31.12.2013   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli muuseum, teadur (1,00)
06.04.2009–30.04.2011   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli muuseum, järeldoktorantuuris teadur (1,00)
01.05.2008–05.04.2009   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli Muuseumid, järeldoktorantuuris erakorraline teadur (1,00)
01.04.2008–31.03.2011   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli loodusmuuseum ja botaanikaaed, Tartu Ülikooli Muuseumid, Loodusmuuseum, Järeldoktor (1,00)
01.01.2008–31.12.2008   
West Lunga Arengutrust Zambias, vabatahtlik nõustaja
01.01.2008–31.12.2008   
Buea Ülikool, külalisteadlane
01.01.2008–30.04.2008   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, erakorraline teadur (1,00)
01.08.2007–31.12.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Ökoloogia ja Maateaduste Instituut , erakorraline teadur (1,00)
01.02.2007–31.07.2007   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Botaanika ja ökoloogia instituut, erakorraline teadur (1,00)
01.08.2006–31.08.2006   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Botaanika ja ökoloogia instituut, laborant (1,00)
21.02.2006–21.03.2006   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Botaanika ja ökoloogia instituut, laborant (0,50)
03.10.2005–02.11.2005   
Tartu Ülikool, Bioloogia-geograafiateaduskond, Botaanika ja ökoloogia instituut, spetsialist (0,25)
01.01.2005–31.12.2005   
Montpellier II Ülikool, osakoormusega doktorant
01.01.2003–31.12.2003   
Helsinki Ülikool, osalise kohaga magistrant läbi CIMO stipendiumifondi
 
 
Haridustee
2003–2007   
PhD Tartu Ülikool, botaanika ja mükoloogia
2002–2003   
MSc Tartu Ülikool, botaanika ja mükoloogia
1998–2002   
BSc Tartu Ülikool, botaanika ja mükoloogia
1986–1998   
Tallinna Kristiine Gümnaasium
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2010−...   
Eesti Mikrobioloogiaühingu liige
2003−...   
Eesti Mükoloogiaühing
2003−...   
Eesti Loodusuurijate Seltsi liige

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2015, Leho Tedersoo, Vabariigi Presidendi Kultuurirahastu Noore teadlase preemia
2014, Leho Tedersoo, Riiklik teaduspreemia 2014
2014, Leho Tedersoo, Uurimuste tsükli „Seente elurikkuse ja biogeograafia globaalsed mustrid” eest
2007, Leho Tedersoo, Üliõpilaste teadustööde riikliku konkursi I preemia
2006, Leho Tedersoo, Üliõpilaste teadustööde riikliku konkursi II preemia
2006, Leho Tedersoo, II preemia parima ettekande eest rahvusvahelisel mükoloogide konverentsil IMC8
2003, Leho Tedersoo, Üliõpilaste teadustööde riikliku konkursi I preemia
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia; TÄPSUSTUS: Seente ökoloogia ja bioloogiline mitmekesisus kogu maailmas

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ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
ETFETF7434Ecology and biogeography of African ectomycorrhizal fungi01.01.200831.12.2011Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)71 043,20 EUR
EMPEMP265Biodiversity in the dark: High-throughput sequence analyses of arctic fungal communities (BioFun)03.09.201331.08.2016Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)270 000,00 EUR
1.1.7.LLTOM18518Biocontrol of Heterobasidion in spruce forest stands and infection of seedlings on fertile forest site types01.01.201931.12.2021Kadri PõldmaaUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences49 389,10 EUR
ETFETF6472The ecomorphology of absorbing roots in dominant tree species in different forest site types in Estonia01.01.200531.12.2007Ivika Ostonen-MärtinUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography22 857,82 EUR
ETFETF8235Coevolution of selected taxa of ectomycorrhizal fungi and their plant hosts01.01.201031.12.2013Urmas KõljalgUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University67 492,28 EUR
ETFJDJD92Ecology and biogeography of ectomycorrhizal fungi in Africa01.04.200831.03.2011Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, Museums of Tartu University74 776,63 EUR
TKSLTOM16131T (TK131)Ecology of global change: natural and managed ecosystems (TK131)01.01.201601.03.2023Martin ZobelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences3 198 027,47 EUR
SFSF0182536As03Taxonomy, molecular phylogenetic and ecological studies of basidio- and ascomycetes (including lichenized fungi)01.01.200331.12.2007Urmas KõljalgUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography283 256,43 EUR
MOBJDMOBJD520Context dependency of forest soil microbial feedback to climate change along soil fertility gradients in temperate forests of Estonia01.10.201930.09.2021Niloufar Hagh DoustUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences86 117,20 EUR
MUULP1LM16253The effect of cutting on biota of spruce forests01.09.201631.08.2019Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden164 342,00 EUR
ETFETF6606Biogeography and autecology of Thelephorales (Basidiomycota, Fungi).01.01.200631.12.2009Urmas KõljalgUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)62 294,25 EUR
1.1.5.2.1.36.SLOOM12011T (3.2.0802.11-0043)Applied Research in Nature Conservation01.01.201228.02.2015Riinu RannapUniversity of Tartu733 181,50 EUR
MUUVLTOM18548LUCAS 2018 Soil analysis services01.11.201831.12.2019Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences300 755,00 EUR
PRGPRG632Drivers of taxonomic and functional diversity of soil microbes under global change01.01.202031.12.2024Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences257 125,00 EUR
MOBERCMOBERC1Global biogeography and climate change effects on microbes and their functions in soil: FunGlobe01.01.201628.02.2017Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu87 600,00 EUR
MOBERCMOBERC10Global biogeography of soil microorganisms01.03.201728.02.2018Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu81 250,00 EUR
MOBERCMOBERC13Mullamikroobide globaalne biogeograafia 301.03.201831.08.2019Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden121 875,00 EUR
EMPEMP442Sustainable use of soil resources in the changing climate01.01.202031.12.2023Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences317 780,00 EUR (total financing 907 947,00 EUR)
SFSF0180153s08Specific and integrated questions in ecology, taxonomy and biogeography of mycorhizal and lichenized fungi.01.01.200831.12.2013Urmas KõljalgUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University681 835,04 EUR
MOBERCMOBERC21Effect of mycorrhizal types on leaf nutrients and endophytes01.09.201931.12.2020Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences108 333,00 EUR
ETFETF9286Host plant and litter effects on richness and niche differentiation of ectomycorrhizal and saprotrophic fungi01.01.201231.12.2015Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, Museums of Tartu University76 800,00 EUR
PUT; PUT_OPPUT1399Taxonomic and phylogenetic diversity of microbial eukaryotes on a global scale01.01.201731.12.2019Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden, University of Tartu Natural History Museum210 000,00 EUR
PUTPUT171Fungal biodiversity response to richness of living plants and litter01.01.201331.12.2016Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden280 000,00 EUR
1.1.7.2.1SP1LM16353 (12322)Trühvlite ja teiste maasiseste viljakehadega seente levik Eestis01.07.201601.06.2018Leho TedersooUniversity of Tartu, University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden41 940,00 EUR