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