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Bridge professorship

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology & University of Leipzig

Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig

e-mail: anja_widdig@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de
phone.: ++49 (0)341 9736 707

Curriculum Vitae


since 02/2015 PhD student at the University of Leipzig
in collaboration with the Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (MPI EVA)
Dissertation title: “Olfactory communication in primates”
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig (University of Leipzig)
10/2012-09/2014 Master of Science in Biology (with focus on Neurobiology and Behavior, in particular Behavioral Ecology in Primates)
Thesis title: "Is there a difference in olfactory profiles of chimpanzee females (Pan troglodytes) regarding menstrual cycle phases?"
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig and Prof. Dr. Almuth Einspanier (University of Leipzig)
10/2009-09/2012 Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Halle-Wittenberg
Thesis title: "Der Einfluss von Gehegewechsel auf das Verhalten von Brillenpinguinen (Spheniscus demersus) im Leipziger Zoo"
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dietmar Weinert and Dr. Peter Fritzsche (Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)

Work experience

10/2014-01/2015 Research Assistant at the University of Leipzig
Organization for a research project on olfactory communication in common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)