Academic Staff Member/Post-doc on “Personality of bats” in the lab of Gerald Kerth, Applied Zoology and Nature Conservation, University of Greifswald, Germany
9/2017 – 7/2020
Academic Staff Member/Post-doc on “Behavioural ecology of small social mammals” in the lab of Jana Eccard, Animal Ecology group, University of Potsdam, Germany.
4/2015 – 9/2017
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
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
Masters in Ecology and Evolution (MSc) on “Costs and benefits of direct reciprocity in rats”, University of Berne, Switzerland, Institute of Ecology and Evolution
Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of Berne, Switzerland, Institute of Ecology and Evolution
Awards and Grants
Sept. 2018: DFG grant Schn 1584/2 “Olfactory mate choice in the Greater sac-winged bat (Saccopteryx bilineata): Influende of immunocompetence and parasites” (16’170 €)
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 €; co-authoring student)
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