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Department of Human Evolution

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 350
fax: +49 (0341) 3550 - 399

e-mail: streiber@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Curriculum Vitae

Current Positions

10/2016-presentPhD researcher
in the Department of Human Evolution
at the Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Project title: "Quantifying neck mobility in fossil hominins"
Supervisors: Prof. Jean-Jaque Hublin, Dr. Alexander Stoessel
01/2015-presentPhD student
at the Institut für Spezielle Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie
mit Phyletischem Museum,
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Project title: "On the evolutionary morphology of the mammalian cervical spine – patterns, diversity, constraints"
Supervisor: Prof. M. Fischer

University Education

10/2012-09/2014Master of Science in Evolution, Ecology and Systematics
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Major: Systematic Zoology, Animal morphology and evolution
Master thesis: "On the functional morphology of the canine lower cervical spine”"
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. M. S. Fischer, Dr. F. Forterre (VetSuisse Bern)
10/2009-09/2012Bachelor of Science in Biology
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
3rd-year Major: Evolution, Ecology and Systemtics - Zoology
Bachelor thesis: "Motion and mobility in iguana’s hip joint (Iguana iguana)"
Supervisors: Prof. J. A. Nyakatura, Prof. Dr. M. S. Fischer

Scientific Employment

10/2014-09/2016scientific assistant
at the Institut für Spezielle Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie mit Phyletischem Museum
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
04/2011-09/2014undergraduate and graduate research assistant
at the Institute of Systematic Zoology and the Institute of Ecology, FSU Jena
Tutor in practical courses for animal identification and dissection
Tutor in the lecture on Systematic Zoology and Animal Evolution
Tutor for a deaf fellow student
Virtual 3D reconstructions of fossil and extant vertebrates
O2 lab management, analysis of soil respiration and ecology


  • Bachelor Biology basic course „Basic practical course in Zoology“ (animal dissection)
  • Bachelor Nutrition Science basic course „Basic practical course in Zoology“(animal dissection)
  • Bachelor Biology basic course „Zoological Biodiversity“(animal identification)
  • Bachelor Biology advanced course „Methods in Zoological and Evolutionary Research“ (geometric morphometrics, writing zoological thesis, motion analysis)
  • Bachelor Biology advanced course „Morphology and Evolution of Vertebrates“ (axial, limb and vestibular morphology)
  • Master Evolutionary Biology advanced course „Motion Systems“ (theory of motion analysis, x-ray based motion analysis, comparative osteology)
  • Master Evolutionary Biology advanced course „Methods in Invertebrate Morphology“ (geometric morphometrics)

Workshops and Training

07/2016 "Anatomical network analysis (AnNA): A new tool to quantify morphological complexity, integration, and modularity in vertebrate evolution and development"
Workshop at the 11th International Conference of Vertebrate Morphology,
Washington DC
11/2015 "Anwendungen der µCT in der biomedizinischen Forschung"
Workshop of the ENT clinic,
09/2014"3D BioImaging – Methods and Applications"
Workshop of the German Zoological Society,
09/2013"Co-registration of different data sets and the elastic alignment of serial sections"
Workshop of the German Zoological Society,
03/2013 "Animal experiments on mice and rats"
Handling, amplifying and surgical interventions course,
Institute for Laboratory Animal Science and Animal Welfare,
07/2012"Geometric morphometrics - tools for analysing biological form"
Workshop of the German Zoological Society,

Field Collection Trips

03/2013 island ecology and endemism, flora and fauna of the Canary Islands Tenerife,
Canary Islands, Spain
09/2012intertidal zone fauna
Roscoff, Bretagne, France


  • Geodiversitas
  • Journal of Morphology
  • Journal of Zoology
  • Computer assisted Surgery
  • Mammalian Biology
  • Organisms Diversity and Evolution