Educational Qualifications

2002 – 2006
PhD, Natural Sciences (Biology)
MPI for Evolutionary Biology, Plön & CAU, Kiel, Germany
Supervisors: Prof M Milinski, Prof J Kurtz
- Host parasite interactions in a cestode with a complex life cycle, Schistocephalus solidus

1996 – 2002
Diplom, Biological Sciences
Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (MBA), Plymouth, UK & Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität (WWU), Münster, Germany
Supervisors: Prof NK Michiels, Dr JDD Bishop
- Reproductive strategies in the colonial simultaneously hermaphroditic protochordate Diplosoma listerianum (Heinrich Hertz-Foundation)