Dr. Nele Lefeldt, PhD

Scientific Curriculum Vitae

Education and Scientific Career

2014-present:  PostDoctoral Fellow at Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, US

2010-2014: PhD student at Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).
Project: "Magnetic compass orientation of migratory birds"

2010: Graduation: Diplom-Biologin (M.Sc.) at Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel
Thesis: "Resistenzmechanismen von Drosophila-Larven gegenüber Schimmelpilzen" Dept. of Evolutionary Ecology and Genetic (Prof. Dr. Hinrich Schulenburg; Dr. Marko Rohlfs)

10/2004-02/2010: Study of Biology at Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, focus on Zoology, Ecology and Toxicology

6/2004: Graduated from Fachgymnasium Bad Segeberg, Germany

Publications

2013:        Michalik, A., Alert, B., Engels, S., Lefeldt, N. & Mouritsen, H. (2013) Star compass learning: how long does it take? J. Ornithol, in press, doi: 10.1007/s10336-013-1004-x

2012:        Engels, S., Hein, C.M., Lefeldt, N., Prior, H. & Mouritsen, H. (2012) Night-Migratory Songbirds Possess a Magnetic Compass in Both Eyes. PLOS ONE 7, e43271. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043271.