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Michael Weber

Office: VHF-298
Phone: +49 (0)521 - 106 2827
email: michael.weber1"at"uni-bielefeld.de

I am working on the identification and functional characterization of seminal fluid proteins in the simultaneous hermaphrodite Macrostomum lignano. I am using molecular techniques such as in situ hybridisation and RNAi to test the function of specific seminal fluid proteins.

Education

2005-2011 Diploma in Biology, Thesis: "Does female preference for longer sworded males in the green swordtail translates into a higher fitness for those males", Universität Konstanz
2011-2013 Research assistant at the Department of Evolutionary Biology & Zoology, Universität Konstanz
since 03/2014 PhD student at the Department of Evolutionary Biology, adviser: Dr. Steven Ramm Title: Identification and functional characterization of seminal fluid proteins in the simultaneous hermaphrodite Macrostomum lignano

Research interests

sexual selection, function and evolution of seminal fluid, sexual conflict, mate choice, animal behaviour

Publications