One
Sprechstunde Dr. Schluessel

Mittwochs 11:00-12:00

(bitte telefonisch anmelden)

Kontakt

 

PD Dr. Vera Schluessel
Institut für Zoologie
Universität Bonn
Poppelsdorfer Schloß
53115 Bonn
Germany


Raum 2.019
E-Mail: [Email protection active, please enable JavaScript.]
Telefon: +49 228 73 5476
Fax: +49 228 73 5458
 

 
Two
Sie sind hier: Startseite Arbeitsgruppen PD Dr. Schlüssel Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

 

Carribean reef shark, Carcharhinus perezi  IMG_3432.JPG

  

Education and Qualifications

 
HABILITATION (June 2015) in Zoology, Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn ('Cognition in Fish')
 
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD), in the fields of Neuroscience and Population Genetics, 1/3/2004 – 8/1/2008 (Thesis submitted), The University of Queensland, School of Biomedical Sciences, Title: ‘Life History, Population Genetics and Sensory Biology of the  White Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, 1790) with Emphasis on the Relative Importance of Olfaction’.
 
DIPLOM (Biology), 10/2000-06/2003, Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Institute of Zoology, Title: ‘Orientation Strategies in the Elasmobranch Potamotrygon sp.’
 
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSc.), 01/1996-12/1999, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
 
EXCHANGE STUDENT, 07/1992-01/1993, Pilgrim High School, Rhode Island, USA
 
SECONDARY SCHOOL, 1986-1995, Städtisches Anno Gymnasium Siegburg (Abitur)
 

Positions

 
Akademische Rätin/Oberrätin 04/2014-present, University of Bonn, Institute of Zoology, Prof. H. Bleckmann
 
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter 02/2009-03/2014,  University of Bonn, Institute of Zoology, Prof. H. Bleckmann
 
Biology Teacher (08/2008-01/2009), Alexander von Humboldt Realschule Siegburg
 
Research Assistant/ Lab Manager (02/2008-06/2008), University of Queensland, Sensory Neurobiology Group, Prof. S.P. Collin, Australia
 

Other Positions

 
Review Editor 'Frontiers of Ecology and Evolution'
Member of the Editorial Board 'Animal Cognition'
 
Scientific author for the German dive magazine ‘Unterwasser’ since 03/2010.
 
Elected member of the University of Bonn Equal Opportunity Committee, 2014-2016
Elected member of the University of Queensland Senate (2006-2007), elected member of the University of Queensland Academic Board (2007).
 
Member of the Teaching and Learning Committee (2006-2007), Postgraduate student representative
Member of the Research Committee (2006-2007), Postgraduate student representative
Member of the Postgraduate liaison group (2005-2007), School of Biomedical Sciences representative
Member of the Postgraduate Committee (2005-2007)
 

Grants and Scholarships

 
DFG (German Science Foundation) Research Grant 2019
DAAD Conference Grant 2018
Scientific Meeting Grant - The Company of Biologists (2015)
DFG /German Science Foundation) Research Grant (2014)
Maria von Linden Frauenförderprogramm (2012)
Oceania Chondrichthyan Society Meeting Travel Fund (2007)      
Australian Neuroscience Society Conference Travel Fund (2006)
University of Queensland Conference Travel Grant (2005-2007)
University of Queensland Confirmation Scholarship (2005-2007)
Graduate School Research Travel Award (2005)
Project Aware Grant (2005)
DAAD Postgraduate Research Scholarship (2004-2006)
 

Professional Experience

 
SUPERVISION:
University of Bonn: 1 PhD student, 7 Diplom (MSc.) students, 5 Master students, >40 Bachelor students
University of Queensland, Australia: 2 Introduction to Research students
 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Lecturer(since 2009),University of Bonn, various seminars, field excursions, practicals and lectures in the Department of Zoology (Prof. Bleckmann)
Lecturer (2005-2007),University of Queensland, Australia, Courses: ANAT 7000 Anatomical Fundamentals for Speech Pathology, ANAT 6001 Occupational Therapy, ANAT 2005 Neuroanatomy, BIOM 2019 Human Anatomy
Tutor (Biology), Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Zoology
Teaching Assistant (1998-1999), University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
 
SCIENTIFIC EXPERIENCE:
Field Research (September 2013), University of Darwin, Australia. Tagging and sampling of river sharks (Glyphis sp.) and sawfish (Pristis pristis) in the South Alligator River, Northern Territory

 Scientific Advisor on a research trip to the Red Sea (Egypt) to test a potential shark deterrent (shark pole) on Carcharhinus longimanus and C. falciformis, 29/04/2010-04/05/2010, funded and organized by the NGO ‘Sharkproject’.
Project Leader on international field expeditions (2005-2008), Australia and Taiwan, 3 months total      
Co-Organizer (2017) of the ‘12th Annual Meeting of the Ethological Society, From Sensory Perception to Behaviour’, Bonn University, Institute of Zoology, Co-Organizer (2006) of the ‘2nd annual Southern Queensland elasmobranch research forum’, North Stradbroke Island, Australia, Organizer of a Symposium (2016) at the 12th International Congress of Neuroethology, Montevideo, Uruguay
Volunteer Researcher (01/2002-03/2002), White Shark Trust, South Africa
Cell Biological Internship (10/2001-12/2001), University of Newcastle, Department of Gerontology, UK
Volunteer Researcher (01/2000-06/2000), Bimini Biological Field Station, Bahamas
           
REFEREE DUTIES:
DFG, DAAD, Leverhulme Trust (UK), Macquarie University (AUS), New College of Florida (US); Journals: Proceedings B, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Behavioural Processes, PloS One, Animal Cognition, Animal Behavior, Animal Behavior and Cognition, Behavioural Processes, Ethology, Marine and Freshwater Research, Journal of Fish Biology, Journal of Comparative Physiology A, The Biological Bulletin, Fish and Fisheries, Journal of Morphology, Environmental Biology of Fishes, Fisheries Management and Ecology, Zoology, Aquatic conservation: Marine and Freshwater Research, Caribbean Journal of Science, Frontiers of Ecology and Evolution
 
PUBLIC SERVICES:
WDR5 Leonardo - Radiobeitrag, 'Fische sind nicht stumm und dumm, 2018
Discovery Channel 'Shark Week' - Smart sharks, July 2015
WDR Lokalzeit Februar 2015
RTL Punkt 12 – Fernsehbeitrag 2013
ARD ‚Neuneinhalb‘ - Fernsehbeitrag 2013
WDR Beitrag zur Sendung 'Neuneinhalb' zum Thema Delphinarien, 2013
WDR 5 ‚Leonardo-Wissenschaft und mehr‘, Radio Interview, Schwerpunkt: Gejagte Jäger - Haie sind vom Aussterben bedroht. 30/11/2011
WDR Bonn Lokalzeit, September 2011, 'Haie im Poppelsdorfer Schloss'
Interview, ZDF ‘Volle Kanne’, 12/01/2011, ‘Haie – Jäger und Gejagte’, Düsseldorf, Germany
Public lecture, WDR Radio ‘Naseweis - Wissenschaftstag für Kinder’, 09/05/2010, Lüdenscheidt, Germany
Public lecture ‘Kinderuni Bonn’, 11/01/2010 ‘Die Welt der Haie’, Bonn, Germany
Participant (Judge) in Fig Tree Primary School Science Fair, 2004, Brisbane,    Australia
Judge in Kelvin Grove High School Science Fair, 2005, Brisbane, Australia
 
 

 

Artikelaktionen