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Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen

AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 9-11
D-26129 Oldenburg
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3081
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email: henrik.mouritsen[at]uol.de

Anja Günther, PhD Student

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Address: AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation, IBU

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 9-11,

D-26129 Oldenburg

Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 441 798 3095

Fax: +49 (0) 441 798 3284

email: anja.guenther[at]uol.de

Work

2014-present: PhD student at Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).
Project: Characterization of the cryptochromes in the eyes of birds.

Education

2012 – 2014: Studies of Biological Sciences (Master), University of Oldenburg. Focus: Neurosensory Science and Behaviour, Ornithology

Master thesis at Department of Biology, University of Oldenburg, Germany, AG Animal Navigation/"Neurosensorik" (Group leader: Prof. Dr. H. Mouritsen).
Project: "Identification and characterisation of Cryptochrome 4 of European robins”

2009 – 2012: Studies of Biological Sciences (Bachelor), University of Marburg. Focus: Behaviour and zoology. Bachelor thesis: “ Das Verhalten von ziehenden Greif- und Großvögeln an Windkraftanlagen”  (AG Spezielle Zoologie/ Organismische Ausrichtung; Group leader: Prof. Dr. L. Beck)

2001 – 2009: Freiherr-vom-Stein Gymnasium

Publications

2018: Dreyer, D., Frost B. J., Mouritsen, H., Günther, A., Green, K., Whitehouse, M., Johnsen, S., Heinze, S. Warrant, E. (2018) The Earth's magnetic field and visual landmarks steer migratory flight behaviour in the nocturnal Australian Bogong moth. Current Biology 28, ISSUE 13, P2160-2166. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.05.030

2018: Günther, A., Einwich, A., Sjulstok, E., Feederle, R., Bolte, P., Koch, K.-W., Solov’yov, I.A., Mouritsen, H. (2018) Double-Cone Localization and Seasonal Expression Pattern Suggest a Role in Magnetoreception for European Robin Cryptochrome 4. Current Biology 28, doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.12.003

2016: Bolte P., Bleibaum F., Einwich A., Günther A., Liedvogel M., Heyers D., Depping A., Wöhlbrand L., Rabus R., Janssen-Bienhold U., Mouritsen H. (2016) "Localisation of the Putative Magnetoreceptor Chryptochrome 1b in the Rentinae of Migratory Birds and Homing Pigeons". PloS ONE 11: e0147819. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147819

Conference Contributions

2017: Poster: Günther, A. and Mouritsen, H. "Characterisation of Cryptochrome in the retina of birds." 6th International caesar Conference. Overcoming Barriers — atomic-resolution and beyond: advances in molecular electron microscopy, September 12-15, 2017, Bonn (GER).

2016: Talk: Anja Günther, Henrik Mouritsen. "Characterisation of the putative magnetoreceptor cryptochrome in the retina of migratory birds". 2nd European meeting on Phototransduction. Monte Verità. Schweiz

2014: Poster and talk: Günther, A., Bolte, P. and Mouritsen, H. "Characterisation of the putative magnetoreceptor Cryptochrome in the retina of migratory birds." Gordon Research Seminar Bioelectrochemistry, July 5-6, 2014, Biddeford (MA).

 

Martina Jäger (Stand: 10.09.2018)