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Contact

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

2017Doctorate of Philosophy
Australian Centre for Ancient DNA
University of Adelaide, South Australia
Doctoral Thesis: “Using genomics to improve the management of Australian mammals”
2013Bachelor of Science-Honours (First Class)
University of Adelaide, South Australia
Honours Thesis: “Improving the genetic monitoring of the northern hairy-nosed wombat”
2010Bachelor of Science (Biodiversity and Conservation)
Flinders University, South Australia

Conference presentations

White, L.C. and Austin, J.J., Historical phylogeography of mainland and Tasmanian thylacines using ancient mitochondrial genomes. Poster presentation delivered at the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution meeting, Gold Coast, Qld, July 2016

White, L.C., Austin, J.J., Donnellan, S., Moseby, K. and Piper, K. Monitoring genetic diversity of species reintroduced to the Arid Recovery Reserve, Oral presentation delivered at the Ecological Society of Australia annual conference, Adelaide, SA, December 2015

White, L.C., Austin, J.J., Donnellan, S., Moseby, K. and Piper, K. Monitoring genetic diversity of species reintroduced to the Arid Recovery Reserve, Oral presentation delivered at the Australia Wildlife Management Society annual conference, Perth, WA, November 2015

Grants and awards

2016Nature Foundation of South Australia, PhD Scholarship Grant
Project title: “Maintaining genetic diversity of reintroduced, threatened species at Arid Recovery Reserve”
2014F.J. Sandoz Postgraduate Award, University of Adelaide
Awarded yearly to a PhD student who is commencing studies in the field of conservation, environment or animal welfare. Awarded on the basis of academic merit and research potential.