Animal Behavior

Dr. Ralf Einspanier
Professor of Veterinary Medicine

Department of Veterinary Medicine
Institute of Veterinary Biochemistry

Oertzenweg 19 b, 14163 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Genetically modified plants for animal feed
  • Risk assessment of genetically modified food and animal feed
  • In vitro systems and diagnostics
  • RNA and nucleic acid-based techniques
  • Pathogen-host interactions
  • Reproductive biology of animals
  • Honeybees and beekeeping

Dr. Wolfgang Heuwieser
Professor of Veterinary Medicine

Department of Veterinary Medicine
Animal Reproduction Clinic

Königsweg 65, 14163 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Milk production
  • Fertility in cows
  • Reproduction

Dr. Heribert Hofer
Professor of Wildlife Research

Department of Veterinary Medicine
Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
Director of the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW)

Alfred-Kowalke-Str. 17, 10315 Berlin

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Areas of Expertise

  • Life science
  • Biodiversity research
  • Conservation
  • Dialogue between stakeholders and all involved stakeholders, such as those working in conservation
  • Epidemiology of diseases and epidemics
  • Reproductive medicine and reproductive management
  • Behavioral biology
  • Partner selection in the animal kingdom
  • Social mammals
  • Alterations in animal behavior due to global warming
  • Bird migration
  • Hibernation
  • Predators
  • Wolves
  • Stress in wild animals

Dr. Jonathan Jeschke
Professor of Ecological Novelty

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Ecological Novelty

Königin-Luise-Straße 1-3, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Invasive species
  • Alien species
  • Neozoa
  • Ecological novelty
  • Anthropocene
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservaiton biology
  • Endangered species
  • Predators
  • Prey

Dr. Tim Landgraf
Professor of Computer Science

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Institute of Computer Science

Arnimallee 7, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Machine learning
  • Biorobotics
  • Computer vision
  • Swarm intelligence

Dr. Katja Liebal
Professor of Comparative Developmental Psychology

Department of Education and Psychology
Comparative Developmental Psychology

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Multimodal communication of primates (humans, apes)
  • Cognitive development of infants
  • Language revolution
  • Emotional expression and perception in culture and the arts
  • Cultural variability of human behavior

Dr. Walter Sudhaus
Professor of Zoology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy
Institute of Zoology

Königin-Luise Str. 1-3, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Evolution
  • Systematology
  • Ornithology
  • Nematodes

Dr. Mathias F. Wernet
Professor of Neurobiology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Neurobiology and Behaviour

Takustraße 6, 14195 Berlin

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroethology
  • Neural networks
  • Behavior
  • Molecular genetics
  • Photoreception
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