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Curriculum Vitae


since 08/2014PhD student at the University of Leipzig
in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (MPI EVA)
Dissertation title: Determinants of paternity in wild male vervet monkeys
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig (University of Leipzig)
10/2011-09/2013Master of Science in Biology (with focus on Neurobiology and Behavior, in particular Behavioral Ecology in Primates)
Thesis title: "In the eyes of the opponent – measuring kinship information in rhesus macaque faces"
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig (University of Leipzig)
10/2008-10/2011Bachelor of Science in Biology
Thesis title: "Sozialverhalten einer Gruppe Afrikanischer Elefanten (Loxodonta africana) im Zoo Halle"
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dietmar Weinert and Dr. Peter Fritzsche (Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)

Work experience

12/2013-07/2014Research Assistant at the University of Leipzig;
Assistance in literature research and organization for a research project on inbreeding of rhesus macaques and as well as scientific writing