Curriculum vitae

Academic Background

Since 4/2015
Post-doc on “The use of information in social decisions of rats” in the lab of Michael Taborsky, Division of Behavioural Ecology, University of Bern, Switzerland.

4/2014 – 3/2015
Post-doc on “Eco-immunology and oxidative stress of European bats”in the lab of Christian C. Voigt, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research Berlin, Germany.

12/2013 – 4/2014
Consultant (knowledge and technology transfer) at Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research Berlin, Germany

12/2013
Doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) on “Eco-immunology and oxidative stress of Neotropical bats”, supervised by PD Dr. Christian C. Voigt, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany

8/2009
Masters in Ecology and Evolution (MSc) on “Costs and benefits of direct reciprocity in rats”, University of Berne, Switzerland, Institute of Ecology and Evolution

8/2007
Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of Berne, Switzerland, Institute of Ecology and Evolution


Awards and Grants

July 2016: Travel Grant for visiting the 16th Congress of the International Society for Behavioural Ecology, Exeter, UK. Promotion of early career researchers, University of Bern, Switzerland

April 2013: Merian Award for poster presentation at the Annual Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology, Vienna, Austria

Oct. 2012: DFG grant Vo 890/25 “Effect of diet and parasite infestation on oxidative stress in mammals” (18’000 €)

Sept. 2012:  Poster Award at the Annual Meeting of the Germany Zoological Society, Konstanz, Germany

Feb. 2012: Merian Award for the best talk at the Annual Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology, Erlangen, Germany