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Department of Primatology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 200
fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 299

Curriculum Vitae

Education

1988 – 1992Karl-Liebknecht Schule, Leipzig (specialised in English)
1992 – 2000Friedrich-Schiller Gymnasium, Leipzig
2002 – 2008diploma studies of biology, Leipzig
2004intermediate examination for a diploma with good grades (1.6)
2007 – 2007project thesis: “Phylogeographic and genetic structure of arctoalpine arthropods using the example of Erebia pandrose (Lepidoptera)”
2007 – 2008diploma thesis: “Sequencing, characterisation and phylogenetic analysis of the mitochondrial genome of Echinocardium cordatum (Echinoidea)”
2008diploma with very good grades (1.4)
2010PhD thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig: “Genetic population structure of central chimpanzees at Goualougo”

 

Employment in research and teaching

2005 – 2007tutor of the student group: „biology for medical scientists”, University of Leipzig
2007assistant scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (main responsibility: conducting two-step multiplex PCRs on DNA obtained from faeces from black and white colobus monkeys)
2008assistant scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (main responsibility: 454-sequencing of human mitochondrial genomes)
2009 – 2010internship in the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Science, Leipzig (main responsibility: doing a meta-analysis which summarises the results of studies comparing brain images of suffers of Major Depressive Disorder and healthy controls)