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Dana Pfefferle
 

Curriculum vitae

Present position

Since 08/2009 Research associate at the Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.

 

Degrees of the University of Leipzig, Germany

  • 09/2003 – 10/2008 Dissertation. Thesis: Function of female Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus) copulation calls.
    Grade: Dr. rer. nat.
    Advisors:
    Prof. Dr. J. Fischer, German Primate Center, Göttingen
    Prof. Dr. J. K. Hodges, German Primate Center, Göttingen
    Prof. Dr. R. Rübsamen, Leipzig University
  • 10/2002 – 08/2003 Study of Biology at the University of Leipzig
    Grade: Diploma in Biology
    Major Subjects: Zoology, Neurobiology, Behavioural Physiology, Psychology and Genetics
    Diploma thesis: Sounds and Size - Identification of acoustic variables that reflect body size in Hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas).
    Advisors:
    Prof. Dr. M. Tomasello, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
    Prof. Dr. R. Rübsamen, Leipzig University
    Dr. J. Fischer, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
  • 10/1997 – 08/1999 Study of Biology at the University of Leipzig (Germany)
    Grade: Pre-Diploma in Biology

 

Degrees of the University of Aberdeen, UK

  • 09/1999 – 09/2000 Study of Biology at the University of Aberdeen (UK)
    Subjects/Exams: Evolution, Animal Behaviour, Psychology

 

Referee to scientific journals

  • Animal Behaviour
  • Ethology
  • PLoS one
  • Proc. Royal Society London Series B
  • Int. Journal of Primatology
  • Behavior

 

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