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Curriculum vitae

Melanie Bäuchle

 

Academic education

04-10/2010

Scientific assistant in the Department of Human Evolution at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig

09/2009-02/2010

Scientific assistant at the Centre of Interdisciplinary Research on Africa (CIRA)

04-09/2009

Scientific internship in the Departement of Palaeoanthropology and Messel Research at the Research Institute Senckenberg, Frankfurt

2009

Graduated from Goethe University of Frankfurt as Diplom-Biologist

M.Sc. Thesis: "Kidney structure and physiology of renal glucose regulation in the hooded seal (Cystophora cristata)"

2008

Free-Mover-Student at the University of Tromsø, Norway (Arctic physiology)

2006-2007

ERASMUS-Student at the University of Tromsø, Norway (Arctic studies)

2003-2009

Study of Biology (major focus in microbiology, biochemistry, physiology) at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

 

International experience & fieldwork

06/2010

Doha, Quatar
Paleoanthropological and paleobiological survey
Quatar National Museum, Quatar, and Research Institute Senckenberg, Germany

09-10/2009

Malawi International Summer / Field School "Palaeo-Environments and Hominid Evolution in Africa",
Volkswagen-Stifftung, Centre for Interdisciplinary African Studies (CIAS), Research Institute Senckenberg, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darnstadt, Germany; University of Dar Es Saalam, Tanzania; Depatrment of Antiquities, Ministry for Culture, Malawi

08/2009

Huadian, China
Excavation in Eocene oil shale
University Jilin, China and Research Institute Senckenberg, Frankfurt, Germany

07/2009

Rudanbánya, Hungary
Excavation in Miocene layers
Geological Institute of Hungary, Hungary, and the University of Toronto, Canada

06/2009

Grube Messel, Germany
Paleonthological excavation in Eocene oil shale
Research Institute Senckenberg, Germany

2008/2009

Malawi
Paleoanthropological and paleobiological survey
Department of Antiquities, Ministry for Culture, Malawi Cultural & Museum Centre Karonga, Malawi

04/2007

Lofoten Research Cruise
Ecological (marine) and oceanographic practicals and training
University of Tromsø, Norway

03-04/2007

Greenland Sea Research Cruise
Ecological and physiological training with in the high Arctic region
University of Tromsø, Norway

02-03/2007

Tanzania/Kenya
Ecological and paleoanthropological excursion to East Africa (Kenyan National Museum, Olorgesailie, Makuyuni, Ngorogoro Conservation Area, Olduvai Gorge, Laetoli, Camp Laekey, Serengeti National Park)
Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

2002-2003

Maryland, USA
Au Pair

 

Grants and Scholarships

2008

Willkomm-Stiftung
Support for return travel to Tromsø, granted the maximum amount available (€360)

2007

DAAD
Funding of €450 for participating in the excursion "Palaeoanthropology and Palaeoecology of Eastern Africa" (Kenya & Tanzania).

2006/2007

ERASMUS-SOCRATES scholarship
Funding for 10 months to study at the University of Tromsø, Norway. Granted the maximum amount possible (€1000)

 

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