Dr. Kristina Wensing

MGSE Coordinator

Employment History

  • Since November 2018:
    Scientific Coordinator of the Münster Graduate School of Evolution (MGSE) and the Research Training Group 2220 "Evolutionary Processes in Adaptation and Disease" (EvoPAD), University of Münster
  • 2018:
    Scientific Coordinator of the Collaborative Research Centre Transregio 212 "A Novel Synthesis of Individualisation across Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution: Niche Choice, Niche Conformance, Niche Construction" (NC³), University of Bielefeld & Unversity of Münster
  • 2013-2014:
    Research scientist at the Experimental Nephrology, University Hospital Münster
  • 2012-2013:
    Research assistant at the Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster

Academic Education

  • 2014 - 2018:
    PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster
    Member of the Münster Graduate School of Evolution
  • 2009 - 2012:
    Studies in Biology (M.Sc.), University of Münster, Germany
  • 2006 - 2009:
    Studies in Biology (B.Sc.), University of Münster, Germany

Publications

  • Hollis B, Koppik M, Wensing KU, Ruhmann H, Genzoni E, Erkosar B, Kawecki TJ, Fricke C, Keller L (2019) Sexual conflict drives male manipulation of female postmating responses in Drosophila melanogaster. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 116:8437-8444. 10.1073/pnas.1821386116 [doi]
  • Wensing KU & Fricke C (2018) Divergence in sex peptide-mediated female post-mating responses in Drosophila melanogaster. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 285: 20181563. 10.1098/rspb.2018.1563 [doi]
  • Wensing KU, Koppik M & Fricke C (2017) Precopulatory but not postcopulatory male reproductive traits diverge in response to mating system manipulation in Drosophila melanogaster. Ecology and Evolution 7: 10361-10378. 10.1002/ece3.3542 [doi]
  • Ruhmann H, Wensing K, Neuhalfen N, Specker JH & Fricke C (2016) Early reproductive success in Drosophila males is dependent on maturity of the accessory gland. Behavioral Ecology 27: 1859-1868. 10.1093/beheco/arw123[doi]
  • 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]
  • Wensing KU & Ciarimboli G (2013) Saving ears and kidneys from cisplatin. Anticancer Research 33: 4183-4188. 33/10/4183 [pii]