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July 2022

defense of the doctoral degree defense of the doctoral degree Image: Dr. Manuela Nowotny

Defense of Anna Vavakou

It was great to be at the defense of Anna Vavakou dissertation in Rotterdam. She made it with the highest degree of her university. Fantastic collaboration and an amazing work.

Dr. Toni Woehrl sitting in front of the Hanfried statue. Dr. Toni Woehrl sitting in front of the Hanfried statue. Image: Roxana Taszus

Dr. Toni Woehrl graduated with his doctoral thesis on the 19th of July.

Toni Wöhrl defended his dissertation on Tuesday the 19th of July with amazing success. 

Dr. Toni Woehrl throws a wreath over the Hanfried statue Dr. Toni Woehrl throws a wreath over the Hanfried statue Image: Steven Abendroth

His work on insect locomotion, specifically the geometry of ant gaits, brought new insights into kinemtaics to the table. The newly developed high-speed camera technology allowed for observations in 3D, where previous studies were limited to 2D analyses.

Image: Toni Woehrl
Image: Dr. Toni Woehrl
Image: Dr. Toni Woehrl
Image: Dr. Toni Woehrl
Image: Dr. Toni Woehrl

June 2022

Back to the field work with students in 2022. Back to the field work with students in 2022. Image: Prof. Dr. Manuela Nowotny

Back to field work.

 

May 2022

Paul Wilknitz, Michelle Kraft, Theresa Erber, Charlotte Mudter Paul Wilknitz, Michelle Kraft, Theresa Erber, Charlotte Mudter Image: Steven Abendroth

New Bachelorstudents

"We welcome four new bachelor students in our lab, Paul Wilknitz, Michelle Kraft, Theresa Erber, Charlotte Mudter . We are happy that these students support us in our research on insect communication."

March 2022

New Job Offer!

In collaboration with the MPI for Chemical Ecology, we offer a PhD position:

https://www.ice.mpg.de/319512/Project-21

December 2021

Marcelo Christian Marcelo Christian Image: Lili Cadavid

Welcome

Marcelo Christian

We welcome Marcelo Christian as a new member of our group. As a doctoral student he will work together with Dr. Schöneich on the DFG- sponsored research project: "Intraspecific communication for mate finding in insects: Neural modifications underlying its evolution in eneopterine crickets and its susceptibility to neonicotinoid insecticides"

September 2021

Valeria Fattoruso Valeria Fattoruso Image: Valeria Fattoruso

2nd september, 2021

Today we welcomed a new guest student from Italy - Valeria Fattoruso. She is doing her PhD in the lab of Sebastian Oberst (Sydney) and will staying with us for three months to learn different biomechanical techniques. 

July 2021

Dr. Schöneich secured funding from the DFG to investigate the evolution, neuroethology and neuropharmacology of cricket communication. 

Anna Wegner join the lab for her Bachelor thesis about cricket song production.

Patrik Hille join the lab for his final thesis. He will develop a protocol for the use of backyard brains devises in teaching.