Vita

Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research with Phyletic museum, Friedrich Schiller University  Jena (FSU) and headof the Digital Anthropology lab at the Department of Archaeogenetics (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena (MPI-SHH) 

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENTS AND POSITIONS   

Since May ’17 Head of the Digital Anthropology lab at the Department of Archaeogenetics (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena (MPI-SHH)
Since Oct ’16 Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research, Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU)
Aug ’11 – Sep ‘16 PostDoc at Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary anthropology (MPI-EVA) Leipzig
Mar ’07 – Jul ‘11  Scientific staff member Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research, Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU)

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

Mar ’07 - Jun ’11    Ph.D. {Dissertation (Dr. rer. nat.)}
    Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research, Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU);
    Doctoral thesis: Die Bipedie der Vögel – Eine funktionsmorphologische Analyse des Fortbewegungsapparates dominant-terrestrischer Vögel, supervised by Prof. Dr. M.S. Fischer (Jena), Prof. Dr. R. Blickhan (Jena) & Prof. Dr. H.R. Duncker (Giessen)
     
Oct ’00 - Feb ‘07    Diploma in Biology Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research, Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU):
    Zoology, Biochemistry, Genetics & Neurobiology
     
Jul ’06 - Feb ’07   Diplomathesis: Die Morphologie der Regio ethmoidalis von Orycteropus afer (Mammalia – Tubulidentata) – Zugleich eine phylogenetisch-systematische Studie der Ethmoidalregion der Eutheria, supervised by Prof. Dr. M.S. Fischer (Jena) & Prof. Dr. W. Maier (Tübingen)