Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen
AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Telefon: +49 (0) 441 798 3081
+49 (0) 441 798 3095
Assistentin von Prof. Dr. Mouritsen
Telefon: +49 (0) 441 798 3149
Dr. Dmitry Kishkinev, PhD
Dr. Dmitry Kishkinev, Postdoctoral fellow
Senior Research Fellow
Project at Bangor University in Wales
Further investigation of a recently discoverd disturbing effect of electromagnetic fields on the avian magnetic compass sense.
For details look here: www.bangor.ac.uk/biology/staff/dmitry-kishkinev.php.en
Project at Biological Station of Rybachy in Russia
Investigation of how migratory songbirds can use magnetic and olfactory senses for their finding geographic position relative to destinations (i.e. perform navigation) and if the use of these senses depend on geographic scale.
For details look here: zin.ru/rybachy/kishkinev_e.html
Education and Scientific Career
2014-2017 Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
2012-2014: Banting Postdoctoral Fellow (NSERC), Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
2011-2012: Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurosensory Sciences Group (AG Neurosensorik), University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
2006-2011: PhD student at Dept. of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG "Animal Navigation" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).
2003-2005: Study in St. Petersburg State University, department vertebrate zoology, St. Petersburg, Russia. Supervisor Dr. Nikita Chernetsov (Zoological Institute of Rus. Acad. Sciences, St.Petersburg). Awarded a M.Sc. Degree on "Navigation in Reed Warblers (Acrocephalus scirpaceus Herm.) on spring migration".
1998-2003: Study in Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University, Russia. Graduated with Diploma in Biology and Chemistry with honours.
1998: Graduated from Ulyanovsk middle school N 53 (ecological school) with honours, Ulyanovsk, Russia.
For detailed information on my research profile and publication record
please have a look at google scholar.
Fellowships/Awards/Grants (until 2011)
2011: (January - April): Individual PhD fellowship from Volkswagenstiftung
2010: (May - December): Individual PhD fellowship from University of Oldenburg
2007 - 2010: PhD student fellowship in International Graduate College "Neurosensorik", University of Oldenburg.
2008 - 2009: Prize from Russian Science Support Foundation.
2006 - 2007: DAAD Fellowship for Ph.D. students and Scientists for 10 months to work in University of Oldenburg, Neurosensorik AG (Animal navigation) supervised by Prof. Dr. Henrik Mourisen.
2005-2007: actively participated in grant "Orientation of migratory birds: endogenic program of detour of ecological barriers" funded by Russian Fund for Basic Research (headed by Dr. Casimir Bolshakov).
2006: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) 10-month fellowship for raising of scientific skills (Forschungslangstipendium) in Oldenburg University, "Animal Navigation" Lab.
2006: St. Petersburg Government Award (PhD project).
2004: St. Petersburg Government Award (Master project).
2004: A. S. Malchevski Award from the St. Petersburg Society of Naturalists.
2002: President Russian Federation Scholarship.
2001: G. Soros Student Award from International Science (George Soros Foundation).
Conference Contributions/ Poster Presentations (until 2012)
2012: Workshop, Research into possible effects of regular platform lighting on specific bird populations, OSPAR Convention for the Protection of Marine
Environment of the North-East Atlantic, London, UK, served as an invited scientific expert.
2011: 7th International Conference on Animal Navigation, Reading, UK (oral, 1st author).
2008: poster report, 6th Conference of Royal Institute of Navigation "Orientation & Navigation. Birds, Humans & Other Animals", Reading, UK, 2 - 4 April
2007: oral report, European Ornithologists' Union conference, Vienna, Austria, 24-29 August (PDF of abstracts: LINK
2006: poster report on 3rd Summer School Ecological Brain Research, Moscow State University and Zürich University, 31.07. - 5.08, Moscow and the field station Bubonitzi (Tver region), Russia.
2006: co-author of the poster report, 24th International Ornithological Congress, 13.08 - 20.08, Hamburg, Germany.
2006: poster report, 12th International Ornithological Conference of Northern Eurasia, 31.01 - 5.02, Stavropol, Russia.
2004: oral report, Sensory Ecology Seminar, 11.11. - 23.11, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
2003: co-author of the poster report, 4th European Ornithological Union, 16.08 - 21.08, Chemnitz, Germany.
2001: co-author of the oral report, 11th International Ornithological Conference, Kazan, Russia.
Reviewing for scientific journals:
Journal of Experimental Biology, Journal of Ornithology
Russian - native
English - fluently
German - fluently
Spanish - basic knowledge