Dr. Lars Lewejohann

Behavioral Biology
University of Osnabrück
D-49076 Osnabrück

Department of Behavioural Biology
Badestraße 13
D-48149 Münster

Tel.: +49 (0) 251 832 3884
Fax: +49 (0) 251 832 3896
Email: johann@phenotyping.com
Behavioral Biology at www.biologie.uni-osnabrueck.de


Research Areas

(1) Behavioral phenotyping of transgenic and knockout mice using a battery of different behavioral tests.
(2) Gene/environment interactions in the control of emotional, cognitive, and social behavior.
(3) Emergence of individual differences in behavior.

Selected Publications

Freund, J; Brandmaier, AM; Lewejohann, L; Kirste, I; Kritzler, M; Krüger, A; Sachser, N; Lindenberger, U; Kempermann, G (2013): Emergence of individuality in genetically identical mice. Science 340(6133): 756-759.

Hohoff, C; Gorji, A; Kaiser, S; Willscher, E; Korsching, E; Ambree, O; Arolt, V; Lesch, KP; Sachser, N; Deckert, J; Lewejohann, L (2013): Effect of acute stressor and serotonin transporter genotype on amygdala first wave transcriptome in mice. PLoS ONE 8(3): e58880.

Lewejohann, L; Zipser, B; Sachser, N (2011): "Personality” in laboratory mice used for biomedical research: A way of understanding variability? Developmental Psychobiology 53: 631-640.

Lewejohann, L; Kloke, V; Heiming, RS; Jansen, F; Kaiser, S; Schmitt, A; Lesch, KP; Sachser, N (2010): Social status and day-to-day behaviour of male serotonin transporter knockout mice. Behavioural Brain Research 211: 80-88.

Lewejohann, L; Pickel, T; Sachser, N; Kaiser, S (2010): Wild genius - domestic fool? Spatial learning abilities of wild and domestic guinea pigs. Frontiers in Zoology: 7-9.

Academic CV

1999 Diploma in Biology (Diploma thesis: The evaluation of housing conditions of laboratory mice from an animals' point of view using preference tests.), at the Department of Behavioural Biology, University of Münster⁞
2004 Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in Biology, University of Münster
2004-2013 Researcher at the Department of Behavioural Biology, University of Münster


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Interim professor, Behavioral Biology, University of Osnabrück

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