Fellows of the College for Life Sciences

Academic Year 2017/2018

Name

Year

 

Location

Fieblinger, Tim

2017/2018

Ph.D., Neuroscience
Lund University
Structure-Function Relationship of Dendritic Spines: Is the Striatum an Exception?
College for Life Sciences

Sweden

Geipel, Inga

2017/2018

Dr. rer. nat., Ecology
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama
Sensory Ecology and Cognition in Foraging Bats: the Role of Learning
College for Life Sciences

Panama

Mumby, Hannah

2017/2018

Ph.D., Behavioural Ecology
Pembroke College, University of Cambridge
Male Elephant Social Dynamics: a Comparison of Sociality During High and Low Poaching Impact
College for Life Sciences

Great Britain

Rowland, Hannah M.

2017/2018

Ph.D., Evolutionary Ecology
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena
The Chemical Ecology of Predation
College for Life Sciences

Germany

Wideman, Jeremy G.

2017/2018

Ph.D., Cell Biology
University of Exeter
Reconstructing the Genome of the Last Eukaryote Common Ancestor
College for Life Sciences

Great Britain

Academic Year 2016/2017

Name

Year

 

Location

Jambor, Helena

2016/2017

Dr. rer. nat., Ph.D., Molecular Biology
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
RNAs in Space and Time - How Ribonucleic Acid Determines Cell Organization
College for Life Sciences

Germany

Myung, Jihwan

2016/2017

Ph.D., Life Sciences
RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Japan
The SCN, the Hypothalamus, and the Cortex: How the Clocks in the Brain Regulate Sleep and Mood
College for Life Sciences

Japan

Nityananda, Vivek

2016/2017

Ph.D., Animal Behaviour
Newcastle University
1. A Natural History of Attention
College for Life Sciences

Great Britain

Saarikangas, Juha

2016/2017

Ph.D., Molecular Cell Biology
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Memory Storage Mechanisms in Neuronal Synapses
College for Life Sciences

Switzerland

Sena, Emily

2016/2017

Ph.D., Neuroscience
University of Edinburgh
Meta-Research on Animal Studies: Increasing the Utility
College for Life Sciences

Great Britain

Academic Year 2015/2016

Name

Year

 

Location

Al-Shawaf, Laith

2015/2016

Ph.D., Psychology
Bilkent University, Ankara
1. Disgust, Immunology, and Human Mating (empirical research program)
College for Life Sciences

Lebanon

Caspers, Barbara A.

2015/2016

Dr. rer. nat., Biology
University of Bielefeld
Parental Care to Unrelated Offspring: Taxonomic Specific Perspectives of a Common Phenomenon
College for Life Sciences

Germany

Kretschmer, Tina

2015/2016

Ph.D., Psychology
University of Groningen
Why Does Peer Victimization Get under the Skin? Exploring Physiological and Epigenetic Pathways
College for Life Sciences

Netherlands

Mitra, Aniruddha

2015/2016

Ph.D., Ecological Sciences
Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris
Chemosensation in the Living World and Comparison of Biological and Artificial Chemosensation
College for Life Sciences

France

Schmidt-Glenewinkel, Hannah

2015/2016

Dr. rer. nat., Biomathematics
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
Where is the Journey of Mathematical Modeling in Molecular Biology Headed?
College for Life Sciences

Israel

Academic Year 2014/2015

Name

Year

 

Location

Bekinschtein, Pedro Alejandro

2014/2015

Ph.D., Neurobiology
University of Buenos Aires
The Neurobiology of Memory Forgetting
College for Life Sciences

Argentina

Crombach, Anton

2014/2015

Dr., Biology
Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona
The Evolution of Genome Structure and Its Regulation
Gene Regulation and Organismal Diversity
College for Life Sciences

Spain

De Silva, Shermin

2014/2015

Ph.D., Evolutionary Ecology
Colorado State University
Multi-Level Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Animal Networks
College for Life Sciences

USA

Débarre, Florence

2014/2015

Dr., Evolutionary Biology
University of Exeter
The Ecology and Evolution of Gene Networks
College for Life Sciences

Great Britain

Kilbourne, Brandon

2014/2015

Ph.D., Evolutionary Biology
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Locomoting into New Niches: Evolution and Adaptations in the Mammalian Locomotor System
College for Life Sciences

Germany

Reber, Simone B.

2014/2015

Dr. rer. nat., Quantitative Biology
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
Intracellular Scaling Principles throughout Development. Or: Why Size Matters
College for Life Sciences

Germany

Academic Year 2013/2014

Name

Year

 

Location

Arriero, Elena

2013/2014

Ph.D., Evolutionary Biology
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Fight or Live with the Enemy: Assessing Ecological and Evolutionary Implications of Tolerance and Resistance against Pathogens
College for Life Sciences

Spain

Barribeau, Seth Michael

2013/2014

Ph.D., Evolutionary Biology
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Sociality in a Dirty World: Tracking the Evolution of the Immune System with the Evolution of Sociality
College for Life Sciences

Switzerland

Bieszczad, Kasia Maria

2013/2014

Ph.D., Neurobiology
University of California, Irvine
Cortical Mechanisms Underlying the Neurobiological Substrates of Life-Long Learning and Enduring Memory
College for Life Sciences

USA

de Barra, Mícheál

2013/2014

Dr., Psychology
University of Stockholm
The Cultural Evolution of Harmful Medicine
College for Life Sciences

Sweden

Higginson, Andrew

2013/2014

Ph.D., Biology, Theoretical Ecology
University of Bristol
A Unified Theory of Individual Variation in Collective Behaviour
College for Life Sciences

Great Britain

Jansen, Gunther

2013/2014

Ph.D., Evolutionary Biology
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
The Evolutionary Fundament of Emergent Infectious Disease: How Diseases Shape Society
College for Life Sciences

Germany

Mhatre, Natasha

2013/2014

Ph.D., Ecology
University of Bristol
Finding the Reciprocity Between being a Sensor and Being a Motor
College for Life Sciences

Great Britain

Sridhar, Hari

2013/2014

Ph.D. (submitted), Ecology
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Eating with the Enemy
College for Life Sciences

India

Academic Year 2012/2013

Name

Year

 

Location

Ishizaki, Akihito

2012/2013

Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Theoretical and Computational Molecular Science
National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Okazaki, Japan
Bridging Quanta, Molecules, and Life: Theoretical Investigation of Responsive and Autonomous Behaviors of Molecular Systems
Quantum mechanical processes in biological systems
College for Life Sciences

Japan

Jones, Emily I.

2012/2013

Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Washington State University
Coevolution through Indirect Interactions
College for Life Sciences

USA

Lamba, Shakti

2012/2013

Ph.D., Anthropology and Biology
University of Exeter
Banking on Cooperation: Testing Evolutionary Theories of Cooperation by Examining the Real-Life Cooperative Dilemma Created by Microfinance
College for Life Sciences

Great Britain

Steiner, Ulrich Karl

2012/2013

Ph.D., Theoretical Biology
INSERM U1001, Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire, Paris
Variability in Individual Fitness Components
College for Life Sciences

France

Vaziri, Alipasha

2012/2013

Ph.D., Professor of Physics
Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL), University of Vienna
Quantenmechanische Effekte in biologischen Systemen
Quantum mechanical processes in biological systems
College for Life Sciences

Austria