Matthias Obst - CV
Born Aug 18 1974, Erfurt, Germany; German citizen; single
Postdoctoral fellow, Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Kristineberg 566, 450 34 Fiskebäckskil, Sweden, Tel: +46 (0) 523 18553, Fax: +46 (0) 523 18502, Email: email@example.com
Marine and benthic ecology, invertebrate phylogeny and systematics, complex life cycles; zoomorphology; phylogeography; meiofauna
2004: Ph.D at University of Aarhus, Denmark; 2000: M.Sc. Biology (Diplom) at University of Jena, Germany; 1993: Graduated from high school in Erfurt, Germany
2005-2008 Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Sweden: Systematics and taxonomy of bryozoans
2003-2004 Harvard University, USA: Population genetic study on Cycliophora
2001-2004 University of Aarhus, Denmark: Ph.D. thesis “Diversity and Evolution of Cycliophora”
2000-2001 University of Aarhus, Denmark: Studies on life history and morphology of Symbion pandora (Cycliophora)
1999-2000 University of Jena, Germany: M. Sc. thesis "A study on the life cycle and ecology of Symbion pandora (Cycliophora)"
1997-1998 University of Manchester, UK: Genetic studies
Expeditions and field trips
2007: Galathea3 expedition - study on Asian horseshoe crabs
2007, 2006: Pandalina expedition - inventory of the marine fauna in Skagerrak. 2004, 2003: East coast of USA
2003, 2002, 2001: Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Sweden.
1998, 1996, 1994: Roscoff Marine Biological Station, France.
1995: Marine Biological Station Boinsdorf, Germany.
2006 Knud Højgaards Fond: Studying horseshoe crabs.
2006 Dansk Ekspeditionsfond: Participation in the Galathea3 expedition.
2006 Swedish Taxonomy Initiative: Collection of bryozoans.
2005 Royal Swedish Academy: Postdoc fellowship.
2005 Swedish Taxonomy Initiative: Collection of bryozoans.
2003 Danish Research Agency: Population genetic study on Cycliophora.
2003-2001 Access to Research Infrastructure: Experiments & collection.
2003 Danish Natural History Society: Travel grant.
2001 University of Aarhus, Denmark: PhD scholarship.
2000 German Academic Exchange Service: Visiting University of Aarhus.
1997 ERASMUS scholarship: Visiting Univ. of Manchester.
German (native), English, Danish, Swedish
Light- and fluorescence microscopy
Confocal laser scanning microscopy
Transmission- and scanning electron microscopy
PCR-based sequencing techniques