Current Lab Members
Former Lab Members
Marilena Müller finished her Master's thesis that focussed on the cervico-thoracic region of giraffes and other artiodactyls.
Kathrin M. Amelung, M.A., went on to the Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany where she is continuing her work on her PhD project which focusses on the term "illustration".
Jenny Michel, B. Sc. After finishing her thesis on kinematic adjustments of striped squirrels to supports of differing width and incline, Jenny moved on to the University of Hohenheim to persue her studies an a Master's program.
Maja Mielke. M.Sc. Thesis "Bone Microstructure in Finite Element Modeling. The functional role of Trabeculae in the Femoral Head of Sciurus vulgaris". Maja is currently persuing a Ph.D. in the lab of Peter Aerts in Antwerp, Belgium.
Falk Mielke. M.Sc. Thesis "Articular Surface Superimposition for Geometric Morphometric Analysis of Xenarthran Humerus Functional Morphology". 2017. Falk's thesis was awarded the "Humboldt Preis" which is given to the two best theses of of the entire Humboldt University in each academic year! Falk went on to pursue his PhD in the lab of Peter Aerts at the University of Antwerp in Belgium.
Irene Montañez-Rivera. B.Sc. Thesis "Cortical compactness in the humerus of xenarthrans". 2017. A paper based on Irene's thesis with contributions from Eli Amson was published in the Journal of Anatomy "Bone cortical compactness in 'tree sloths' reflects convergent evolution"
Flavia Gavrilei. M.Sc. Thesis "Pelvis and femur of caviomorph rodents: a morphofunctional analysis using 3D geometric morphometrics". 2017.
Vivian Schunke. M.Sc. Thesis "Der Einfluss der Größe des Versuchsaufbaus bei der Bewegungsanalyse am Beispiel von arborealen Hörnchen" In German. 2017. A paper based in Vivi's thesis with contributions from Falk Mielke and Jan Wölfer was published in Zoology "Motion analysis of non-model organisms using a hierarchical model: Influence of setup enclosure dimensions on gait parameters of Swinhoe's striped squirrels as a test case"
Susann Rosin. M.Sc. Thesis "Faszikelarchitektur und Sprungmuskulatur bei ausgewählten Caviomorpha: Chinchilla brevicaudata und Cavia porcellus" In German. 2016. A paper based on Susi's thesis was published in Zoomorphology "Hind limb extensor muscle architecture reflects locomotor specialisations of a jumping and a striding caviomorph rodent"
Mattias Stellbaum. B.Sc. Thesis "Funktionsmorphologische Untersuchung der Gestalt des Femurs ausgewählter Squamata" In German. 2015.