The research interest of Dr Katja Rembold (UniBe) lies in the fields of biodiversity, ecology, and conservation of tropical rain forest ecosystems. Lately she has been focusing on the consequences of land-use change and forest degradation on plant diversity. Another focus of her work includes carnivorous plants and epiphytes. She has carried out extensive vegetation surveys in Indonesia (Sumatra), Kenya, and Uganda, has participated in ecological and experimental studies in Madagascar, Brunei, and Malaysia and worked as a project manager in an agroforestry project in Rwanda. Since 2018 she works as a curator at the Botanical Garden of the University of Bern (Switzerland).