Mitarbeiter/ Staff member

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Prof. Dr. Heribert Hofer

Direktor / Director
Abteilungsleiter Evolutionäre Ökologie / Head of Department Evolutionary Ecology

Evolutionäre Ökologie / Evolutionary Ecology

Leibniz-Institut für Zoo- und Wildtierforschung (IZW)
im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.
Alfred-Kowalke-Straße 17
10315 Berlin
Deutschland

Tel:       0049 (0) 30 5168 100
 
Curriculum Vitae
Forschungsschwerpunkte / Research Foci
  • Behavioural and evolutinary ecology of mammals, particularly carnivores 
  • evolutionary and ecological epidemiology of wildlife pathogens
  • stress and conservation physiology 
  • adaptability and resilience of wildlife populations in changing world
  • non-invasive techniques 
  • conservation challenges in Africa and south east Asia 
  • land-use conflicts and managment of stakeholder disputes in conservation 
  • long-term study and favourite study species in evolutionary ecology: Serengeti spotted hyenas
Publikationen / Publications

Selected research publications:

  • A horizon scan for species conservation by zoos and aquariums. Zoo Biology 33, 375-380.

Gusset M, Fa JE, Sutherland WJ, Barros Y, Bensted E, Blumer E, Boyle P, Breheny J, Brooks T, Bruford M, Byers O, Carrillo L, Carroll B, Carter S, Clark P, Conde D, Conway W, Craig M, Dick G, Dickie L, Dinwiddie D, Falla C, Fidgett A, Fifield K, Flesness N, Gagliardo R, Greene L, Hanson B, Hibbard C, Hofer H, Holst B, Hunt S, Jensen D, Jepson P, Jones R, Kao C, Karsten P, Killmar L, Kongrom U, Kramer L, Larsson H-O, Long S, Lowry R, Luz S, Maloney D, Manansang E, Manansang J, Marshall A, Matamoros Y, McGill P, Nxomani C, Oberwemmer F, O’Connell D, Oellgaard A, Paulraj S, Pearce‐Kelly P, Pilgrim M, Pollard E, Pullen K, Robinson J, Rübel A, Shumaker R, Simmons L, Siriaroonrat B, Stevenson M, Street W, Syed H, Thongphakdee A, Vehrs K, Walker S, Werth J, Winata H, Wünnemann K (2014) 

  • Polar bear encephalitis: Establishment of a comprehensive next-generation pathogen analysis pipeline for wildlife. Journal of Comparative Pathology 150, 474-488.

Szentiks CA, Tsangaras K, Abendroth B, Scheuch M, Stenglein MD, Wohlsein P, Heeger F, Höveler R, Chen W, Sun W, Damiani A, Nikolin V, Gruber AD, Grobbel M, Kalthoff D, Höper D, Czirjak GA, DeRisi J, Mazzoni CJ, Schüle A, Aue A, East ML, Hofer H, Beer M, Osterrieder N, Greenwood AD (2014) 

  • Sex-biased senescence in a polygynous bat species. Ethology 120, 197-205.

Greiner S, Nagy M, Mayer F, Knörnschild M, Hofer H, Voigt CC (2014) 

Full publication list: Publikationsliste