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People

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Current Lab Members

Anette Abraham

  • technician
  • chimpanzee, gorilla and macague genotyping projects

 

Graham L Banes

  • guest postdoc
  • molecular and ecological studies of wild and captive Bornean orang-utans

 

Tillmann Fünfstück

  • PhD student
  • genetic population structure of chimpanzees and gorillas

 

Jörg Hans

  • PhD student
  • MHC variation and individual fitness in mountain gorillas

 

Amy Heilmann

  • Research Assistant
  • genetic analysis of wild chimpanzees

 

Justin Roy

  • PhD student
  • Eastern gorilla population dynamics

 

Veronika Städele

  • PhD student
  • genetic population structure of the hamadryas baboons at Filoha, Ethiopia

 

Linda Vigilant

  • Principal Investigator
  • supervision and development of all lab projects

 

Former Lab Members

Mimi Arandjelovic

 

Richard Bergl

  • Cross River Gorilla population and habitat viability analysis
  • current position: Curator of Conservation and Research. North Carolina Zoological Park

 

Jyotsna Bhagavatula

  • postdoc
  • Genetic analysis of macaques

 

Brenda Bradley

  • Ph.D. 2003, postdoc 2003-2004
  • Molecular Ecology of Wild Gorillas
  • current position: Assistant professor, Yale University

 

Yi-Chiao Chan

  • PhD 2013
  • gibbon population histories
  • current position: Research assistant National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan

 

Nadin Eckhardt

  • Diplom (M.Sc) 2004
  • Microsatellite genotyping of mountain gorillas (Karisoke Research Center)
  • currently graduate student with the Taï Chimpanzee project

 

Linn Fenna Groeneveld

  • Postdoc 2010-2012
  • PRDM9 variation in chimpanzees and bonobos

 

Katerina Guschanski

  • Ph.D. 2008
  • population genetics of Bwindi mountain gorillas
  • current position: Post-doctoral fellow, University of Lausanne

 

Tara Harris

  • Humboldt Fellowship Post-doc 2006-2008
  • male resource defense in primates
  • current position: Conservation Biologist, Minnesota Zoo

 

Franziska Kanter-Hermsdorf

  • Diplom (M.Sc) 2006
  • nuclear sequence variation in chimpanzees

 

Kevin Langergraber

  • genetic and behavioral analysis of wild chimpanzees
  • current position: Assistant professor, Boston University

 

Dieter Lukas

  • Ph.D. 2008
  • comparative study of genetic variation in relation to social structures of animals
  • current position: Post-doctoral fellow, University of Cambridge

 

Laura Muniz

  • Ph.D. 2008
  • genetic analyses of wild groups of white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus)

 

Anthony Mutebi Nsubuga

  • Ph.D. 2005
  • Genetic Analysis of the Social Structure in Wild Mountain Gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

 

Carolyn Rowney

  • genetic analysis of wild chimpanzees

 

Grit Schubert

  • Ph.D. 2011
  • population genetics of Taï chimpanzees and Bonobos
  • current position: post-doc Robert Koch Institute, Berlin

 

Heike Siedel

  • technician
  • high-throughput sequencing in apes, methods development

 

Olaf Thalmann

  • Ph.D. 2006, Post-doc 2006 - 2008
  • temporal dynamics of gorilla population genetic variation
  • current position: Post-doctoral fellow, University of Turku