English Intern
Juniorprofessur für Geoarchäologie und Quartärforschung

Dr. Showkat MIR

Tel.: +49 931 31-85413
Fax: +49 931 31-85544
E-Mail: showkat.mir@uni-wuerzburg.de

Institut für Geographie und Geologie
Arbeitsgruppe Geoarchäologie und Quartärforschung
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg

Campus Hubland Süd
Zimmer 226

  • Phytolithen, Systematik der Gräser
  • Vegetationsrekonstruktion
  • Paläoumweltforschung
  • Ökologische Rolle von Phytolithen in Gräsern  
  • Kaschmir-Himalaya

Studying Uplift driven Diversification of the Himalayas during the Late Quaternary using Multi-proxy Data (SUD-HUMD)

  • Drittmittelgeber    
    Humboldt Stiftung; Humboldt-Forschungsstipendium für Postdoktorand*innen
  • Laufzeit    
    08/2022 - 07/2024
  • Projektleitung    
    Jun.-Prof. Dr. Julia Meister
  • Projektmitarbeiter    
    Dr. Showkat Mir
  • Projektpartner    
    Prof. Dr. Reyaz Ahmad Dar (Department of Earth Sciences, University of Kashmir)
    Prof. Dr. Irfan Rashid (Department of Botany, University of Kashmir)

seit 08/2022
Postdoc-Stipendiat der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Physische Geographie, Universität Würzburg

11/2021 - 06/2022
Forschungsstipendiat, Department of Botany, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Indien

Promotion, Department of Botany, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Indien. Thema der Dissertation: “Ecological studies on phytoliths of some grasses in Kashmir Himalaya”

2015 – 2018
Forschungsstipendiat, Department of Biotechnology Science and Technology, Government of India

07/2009 - 8/2013        
Masterstudium in Botanik, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Indien

04/2004 - 12/2008    
Bachelorstudium in Botanik, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Indien

geb. 08/1986

Qader, W.; Mir, S.; Meister, J.; Dar, R.A.; Madella, M.; Rashid, I. (2023): Sedimentological perspective on phytolith analysis in palaeoecological reconstruction. Earth-Science Reviews, 244, 104549 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2023.104549

Wani, A.H; Mir, S.H.; Kumar, S; Malik, M.A; Sumira Tyub, S; Rashid, I. (2022): Silicon en route - from loam to leaf. Plant Growth Regulations, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10725-022-00931-9

Malik, M. A., Wani, A. H., Mir, S. H., Rehman, I. U., Tahir, I., Ahmad, P., Rashid, I. (2021). Elucidating the role of Si in drought stress. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 165, 187-195. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2021.04.021

Mir, S.H., Assad, R., War, A.F., Rashid, I., Reshi, Z.A. (2021). Artemisia amygdalina Decne: A rich repository of pharmacologically vital phytoconstituents. Academic Press. Phytomedicine 409-425. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-824109-7.00006-6

Assad, R., Reshi, Z.A., Mir, S.H., Rashid, I., Shouche, Y., Dhotre, D. (2021). Bioprospecting appraisal of Himalayan pindrow fir for pharmacological applications. Academic Press. Phytomedicine 461-482. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-824109-7.00003-0

Assad, R., Reshi, Z.A., Rashid, I., Mir, S.H. (2020) Restoration of heavy metal-contaminated environs through ectomycorrhizal symbiosis. Springer, Cham Bioremediation and Biotechnology 4, 313-330. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-48690-7_15

Assad, R., Bashir, I., Rafiq, I., Sofi, I.A., Mir, S.H., Reshi, Z.A., Rashid, I. (2020) Global scenario of remediation techniques to combat pesticide pollution. Academic Press. Agricultural Waste 69-97. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-35691-0_5

Rashid, I., Mir, S. H., Zurro, D., Dar, R. A. Reshi, Z. A. (2019). Phytoliths as proxies of the past Earth-Sciences Reviews 194, 234-250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.05.005

Mir, S. H., Rashid, I., Hussain, B., Reshi, Z. A., Assad, R., Sofi, I. A. (2019). Silicon Supplementation of Rescuegrass Reduces Herbivory by a Grasshopper Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 671. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.00671

Adhikari, D., Mir, S. H., Kaloo, Z. A., Barik, S. K. (2014) Inventory and characterization of new populations through ecological niche modelling improve threat assessment. Current Science 3(3), 10-24. http://www.jstor.org/stable/26495105

Shakoor, S. A. Bhat, M. A., Mir, S. H., Soodan, A. S. (2014). Investigations into phytoliths as diagnostic markers for the grasses (Poaceae) of Punjab. Universal Journal of Plant Science2(6), 107-122. http://www.hrpub.org DOI: 10.13189/ ujps.2014.020602

Shakoor, S. A. Bhat, M. A., Mir, S. H. (2014). Phytoliths in plants: A review. Research & Reviews: Journal of Botanical Sciences. 3(3) 10-24. hal-03638179

  • Department of Botany, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Indien
  • Pyrenees Institute of Ecology, Spanien
  • Superior Council of Scientific Investigations, Spanien
  • Department of Earth Sciences, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Indien   
  • Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, Indien
  • Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Indien

  • 2018: Qualified Jammu and Kashmir State Eligibility Test (JKSET), University Grants Commission
  • 2018: Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET), Joint Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and University Grants Commission