Short CV/Education and training

  • 1996
    Began studies, Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany

  • 2001 – 2002
    Wrote Diplom thesis, Braunschweig University of Technology and University of Sheffield, UK

  • 2002
    Diplom degree in biology

  • 2002
    Research project, University of Reading, UK

  • 2002 – 2005
    Worked on dissertation, Braunschweig University of Technology and University of Sheffield, UK

  • 2006 – 2010
    Postdoc, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

  • Since 2010
    Research associate and head of a junior research group, Kiel University, Germany

Selected publications

  • Boughton, R.K., Joop, G., Armitage, S.A.O.: Outdoor immunology: methodological considerations for ecologists. In: Functional Ecology 2011. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2010.01817.x.

  • Roth, O. et al.: Paternally derived immune priming for offspring in the red flour beetle, Tribolum castaneum. In: Journal of Animal Ecology 79, 2010. pp. 403-413.

  • Mikolajewski, D.J. et al.: Predators and cannibalism modulate sex-specific plasticity in life-history and immune traits. In: Functional Ecology 22, 2008. pp. 114-120.

  • Mikolajewski, D.J., Wohlfahrt, B., Joop, G.: Coping with predators and food limitation: testing life history hypothesis for gender differences when life cycle is fixed. In: Oikos 116, 2007. pp. 642-649.

  • Joop, G. et al.: Immune function and parasite resistance in male and polymorphic female Coenagrion puella. In: BMC Evolutionary Biology 6, 2006. Art. No. 7.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Corporate and individual immunity – understanding their relationship in a non-social insect, Tribolium castaneum.

Additional qualifications

  • Work on nature conservation

  • Seminars for NABU (Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union, Germany)

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • 1 child


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