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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

since 07/2019 Career Bridge Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Evolutionary Biology working on "Fertility under environmental change", adviser: Dr. Steven Ramm
2014-2019 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
2011-2013 Research assistant at the Department of Evolutionary Biology & Zoology, Universität Konstanz
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

Research interests

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

Publications