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Prof. Dr. Bettina Reichenbacher


Dr. Melanie Altner

Dr. Martin Dohrmann

PhD students

M. Sc. Christoph Gierl

M. Sc. Carolin Gut

M. Sc. Charalampos Kevrekidis

M. Sc. Stefanie Penk

Current Master students (2018)

Felix Hofmayer
Spatial reconstruction of the Miocene (Burdigalian) depositional history in Bavaria (eastern North Alpine Foreland Basin)

Yong Peng
New fish fossils from the Middle Miocene in Central Kenya and their phylogenetic relationships to East African Cichlids

Master students (finished in 2017)

Inda Brinkmann
Project: Ostracod-Based Palaeoenvironmental Reconstruction of the Miocene Upper Marine Molasse in the Central Paratethys. – A multi-proxy approach

David Piatka
Project: Regression of the Lower Marine Molasse: Global sea level fall or alpine tectonics?

Guest researchers

Dr. Jerome Prieto

Dr. Martina Pippèrr

Past International guest researchers (selection)

Dr. Afzal Khan
Sr Assistant Professor
Section of Fishery Science & Aquaculture Department of Zoology
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh – 202 002, Indien
Project: Exploring the biological information content of growth increments in otoliths of Recent and fossil species of the Gobiidae (Teleostei), Sept. 2016–Dez. 2016
Funding: Indian National Science Academy & DFG (RE 1113/22-1)

Prof. Dr. Hamid R. Esmaeili
Ichthyology and Molecular Systematics Research Laboratory, Zoology Section, Department of Biology
College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Head of Ichthyology Research Lab. & Developmental Systematics Lab.
Head of Zoological Museum of Shiraz University, Collection of Biology Department, Shiraz (ZM-CBSU)
Project: Biodiversity and Evolutionary History of the Persian Gulf Fish Fauna
Funding: DAAD (2010, 2013), Shiraz University (2017).