• Curriculum vitae


    • Since 2020:
      PhD studies at the Department of Behavioural Biology, Institute of Neuro- and Behavioural Biology, University of Münster, Germany
    • 2015 - 2017:
      MSc in Biosciences, University of Münster, Germany
      Thesis: Linking personality, parasite-induced behavioural manipulation and immunity in two populations of three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
    • 2011 - 2014:
      BSc in Biosciences, University of Münster, Germany
      Thesis: The Role of Dscam in Insect Behaviour and Specific Immune Priming

    Work experience

    • 2019:
      Research assistant, Institute for Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, University of Bonn, Germany
    • 2019:
      Educational assistant, KITZ.do, Dortmund, Germany
    • 2019:
      Environmental Educator, Nature camp of Klax Berlin gGmbH, Klocksin, Germany
    • 2018:
      Research Intern, Seal Rehabilitation and Research Centre, Pieterburen, The Netherlands
    • 2018:
      Student Assistant, Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster, Germany
  • Research interests

    • Individuality
    • Behavioural Biology & Ecology
    • Evolutionary processes
    • Animal welfare
  • Publications

    • Peuss R, Wensing KU, Woestmann L, Eggert H, Milutinovic B, Sroka MG, Scharsack JP, Kurtz J & Armitage SA (2016) Down syndrome cell adhesion molecule 1: Testing for a role in insect immunity, behaviour and reproduction. Royal Society Open Science 3: 160138. 10.1098/rsos.160138 [doi]