Dmitry Kobylkov, PhD student

Scientific Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data

Name: Dmitry Kobylkov

Address: AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU

Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 9-11,

D-26129 Oldenburg


Phone: +49 (0)441 798 3381

Fax: +49 (0)441 798 3280

email: dmitry.kobylkov(at)


Dec 2014 – present: PhD Student at Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).

„Neuronal correlates of the magnetic sense of birds”

“The effect of the electromagnetic noise on the orientation of migratory birds”

2012 – 2014: junior research fellow, Biological Station “Rybachy”, Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences.



Dec 2012 – Apr 2013: M.Sc. in Biology, Organismal and Evolutionary Biology, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany

2011 – 2013: M.Sc. in Biology, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, St.-Petersburg State University, Russia

2007 – 2011: B.A. in Biology, St.-Petersburg State University, Russia


Chernetsov, N., Pakhomov, A., Kobylkov, D., Kishkinev, D., Holland, R.A., Mouritsen, H. (2017) Migratory Eurasian reed warblers can use magnetic declination to solve the longitude problem. Current Biology 27,

Kavokin K., Chernetsov N., Pakhomov A., Bojarinova J., Kobylkov D., Namozov B., 2014. Magnetic orientation of garden warblers (Sylvia borin) under 1.4 MHz radiofrequency magnetic field. J. R. Soc. Interface. DOI 10.1098/rsif.2014.0451

Kobylkov D., Kosarev V., Mukhin A., 2014. Fuel for the road: the pre-migratory fuel loading of adult Eurasian reed warblers (Acrocephalus scirpaceus). J. Ornithol. DOI 10.1007/s10336-014-1084-2

Conference contributions

Kobylkov D., Mukhin A., Kosarev V. 2011. The progress of pre-migratory fuel deposition in adult reed warblers (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) in autumn studied by radio telemetry // 8th Conference of the European Ornithologists' Union. Riga: Latvian Ornithological Society P. 196