Olfactory Communication Caspers
 
 
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Curriculum Vitae - Barbara Caspers

since 2018 - PI in the CRC-TRR 212 NC³

October 2015 - March 2016 Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin

since 2015 listed in AcademiaNet

since 07/2014  Group Leader Function and mechanism of olfactory kin recognition in an avian model system

08/12-06/14 Postdoc with Oliver Krüger, Bielefeld University, - The use of olfactory cues in zebra finches -

07/09 - 07/12 Postdoc with Sebastian Steinfartz, Bielefeld University,  - Mechanisms of adaptive speciation in fire salamanders -

05/09 Birth of my son Leander

02/08 - 02/09 Research assistant with Sebastian Steinfartz

11/08 Ph.D. Humboldt Universität Berlin

04/06 Birth of my daughter Dana

09/02 – 12/07 Ph.D. -student at the Leibniz-Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, IZW (Berlin), incl. Childcare

10/97 - 12/01 University Bielefeld, Diplom in Biology

04/95 - 09/97 Johannes-Gutenberg-University, Mainz

06/94 Abitur at the Einstein Gymnasium Rheda-Wiedenbrück

Awards and Prizes

2014 Freigeist Fellow of the VolkswagenFoundation

2012 Niko Tinbergen Award of the Ethologische Gesellschaft

Funding

2019-2022 DFG Smelly Plovers

2018-2021  DFG CRC-TRR 212

since 07/14 Freigeist Fellow VolkswagenFoundation

01/12 Research grant of the Ethologische Gesellschaft e.V.

01/11 Research grant from the Bielefeld University Young Researcher Fund

11/10 Research grant from the DGHT

07/09-06/12 DFG eigene Stelle "Mechanisms of adaptive speciation in fire salamanders"

01/06 -  11/06 Berliner Chancengleichheitsprogramm Humbold University Berlin

Title of Ph.D. Thesis:

Olfactory communication in the greater sac-winged bat, Saccopteryx bilineata

Title of Diploma Thesis:

Sexuelle Prägung auf ein evolutiv neues Schmuckmerkmal beim Zebrafinken, Taenopygia guttata (Universität Bielefeld; Betreuerin: Prof. Dr. Klaudia Witte)