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Department of Primatology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (0)341 3550 - 200
fax: +49 (0)341 3550 - 299

Curriculum Vitae

NameLaura Hagemann


2014 -Ph.D. student, Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig. Thesis title: Genetic inference of ape population dynamics in Loango National Park, Gabon
2007 - 2013Diploma Biologist, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany Specialization: Molecular Genetics, Anthropology, Zoology and Journalism Thesis title: Analysis of sequence evolution of sperm proteins: alternative methods on the example of AKAP3 within Primates Degree: very good
2010Erasmus exchange student at the University of Copenhagen and the Technical University of Denmark
1997 - 2006Thusnelda Gymnasium, Köln, Germany
2004Pimlico State High School, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Work and Field Experiences

2013Volunteer work at the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre, Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam
2011Laboratory assistant in the Department of Pharmaceutical Biology at the Institute of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
2011Lab Intern at the Lizard Lab, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia Working on lizard cognition and mating choice. Funded by the DAAD through RISE-worldwide program.
2009 - 2011Laboratory assistant in the Biology Department at the Institute of Molecular Cell Biology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
2009Observation of porpoises in the Little Belt in Middelfart, Denmark
2008Internship as research assistant at Chester Zoo, England: Working on the EAZA Research Strategy of Zoos and Aquaria (re-writing text, recommending edits, preparing a first draft of a German translation)
2007Collection of fecal samples and observation of deer for a dissertation about deer ingestion at the zoo in Gera, Germany
2007Animal care internship at an animal park (specialising in birds) in Eckenhagen, Germany
2006Internship with Eco Project Ltd. on Tobago, Caribbean: Project planning and proposal writing for a marine biological and terrestrial research facility.

Teaching experience

2013Teaching assistant in the laboratory course: ‘Biochemistry/Molecular Biology’, University Medical Centre Mainz
2012 - 2013
Teaching assistant in the laboratory course: ‘Animal Physiology’, Department of Biology, Institute of Zoology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
2012Teaching assistant in the laboratory course: ‘Zoological exercises for beginners’, Department of Biology, Institute of Zoology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz