Mitarbeiterin / Staff member

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Dagmar Thierer

Research Assistant

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 514
 
Aufgabengebiete / Responsibilities

Molecular biology techniques:

  • Genotyping (Microsatellites)
  • Paternity analysis
  • Molecular epidemiology of carnivore pathogens / Molecular techniques (PCR, rt-PCR, cloning, Sanger sequencing)
  • Sexing
  • Metagenomic project of parasites/ Access Array system (48.48) for Illumina Sequencing

Data analysis

Coordination / logistics of the hyaena project

Publikationen / Publications

Selected research publications:

East ML, Wibbelt G, Lieckfeldt D, Ludwig A, Goller K, Wilhelm K, Schares G, Thierer D, Hofer H (2008): A Hepatozoon species genetically distinct from H. canis infecting spotted hyenas in the Serengeti ecosystem Tanzania. J WILDLIFE DIS 44, 45-52. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-44.1.45
 
Höner OP, Wachter B, Hofer H, Wilhelm K, Thierer D, Trillmich F, Burke T, East ML (2010): The fitness of dispersing spotted hyaena sons is influenced by maternal social status. NAT COMMUN 1(60). doi:10.1038/ncomms1059.

Höner OP, Wachter B, Goller KV, Hofer H, Runyoro V, Thierer D, Fyumagwa RD, Müller T, East ML (2012): The impact of a pathogenic bacterium on a social carnivore population. J ANIM ECOL 81, 36-46. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2011.01873.x.