Kathleen Preißler 

Arbeitsgruppe AG Steinfartz
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2017- present: PhD candidate, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

Advisor: Prof. Dr. M. Vences, Dr. S. Steinfartz & Dr. S. Lötters

DBU doctoral scholarship


2014- 2016: M.Sc. in Biology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Thesis title: “Predation rates on aposematic frogs varying in color and pattern”

Advisor: Prof. Dr. H. Pröhl, Prof. Dr. H.M. Pereira

DAAD scholarship (PROMOS)


2012- 2013: Ecología tropical, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, Heredia, CR

DAAD scholarship (ISAP)


2011-2016: Student assistant, Department of Community Ecology, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research, Halle, Germany


2009- 2014: B.Sc. in Biology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Advisor: Dr. Wolf-Rüdiger Große

  • Herpetological biology and conservation
  • Genetic diversity and habitat adaptations in the fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra) in Germany
  • Evolution of aposematism in amphibians