Anja Günther, PhD Student

Personal Data

Address: AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU

Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 9-11,

D-26129 Oldenburg

Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3095

Fax: +49 (0) 441 798 3284

email: anja.guenther@uni-oldenburg.de

Work

2014-present: PhD student at Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).
Project: Characterization of the cryptochromes in the eyes of birds.

Education

2012 – 2014: Studies of Biological Sciences (Master), University of Oldenburg. Focus: Neurosensory Science and Behaviour, Ornithology

Master thesis at Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).
Project: "Identification and characterisation of Cryptochrome 4 of European robins”

2009 – 2012: Studies of Biological Sciences (Bachelor), University of Marburg. Focus: Behaviour and zoology. Bachelor thesis: “ Das Verhalten von ziehenden Greif- und Großvögeln an Windkraftanlagen”  (AG Spezielle Zoologie/ Organismische Ausrichtung; Group leader: Prof. Dr. L. Beck)

2001 – 2009: Freiherr-vom-Stein Gymnasium

Publications

2018: Günther, A., Einwich, A., Sjulstok, E., Feederle, R., Bolte, P., Koch, K.-W., Solov’yov, I.A., Mouritsen, H. (2018) Double-Cone Localization and Seasonal Expression Pattern Suggest a Role in Magnetoreception for European Robin Cryptochrome 4. Current Biology 28, doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.12.003

2016: Bolte P., Bleibaum F., Einwich A., Günther A., Liedvogel M., Heyers D., Depping A., Wöhlbrand L., Rabus R., Janssen-Bienhold U., Mouritsen H. (2016) "Localisation of the Putative Magnetoreceptor Chryptochrome 1b in the Rentinae of Migratory Birds and Homing Pigeons". PloS ONE 11: e0147819. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147819

Conference Contributions

2016: Talk: Anja Günther, Henrik Mouritsen. "Characterisation of the putative magnetoreceptor cryptochrome in the retina of migratory birds". 2nd European meeting on Phototransduction. Monte Verità. Schweiz