Education: Umhabilitation in Zoology - University of Bern (2007); Habilitation in Zoology - MLU Halle-Wittenberg (2004); PhD (1998) in Molecular Ecology - MLU Halle-Wittenberg; MSc (1994) in Ecology - FU Berlin Major academic positions: Since 2015: Adjunct Professor - Chiang Mai University; Chair research network European honey bees surviving Varroa destructor by means of natural selection; Since 2014: Vice Chair COST Action SUPER-B (SUstainable Pollination in Europe: joint Research on Bees and other pollinators); Since 2013: Vinetum Professor of Bee Health - University of Bern; President COLOSS association (prevention of honey bee COlony LOSSes - www.coloss.org); Extraordinary Professor - University of Pretoria; 2008-2013: Chair COST Action COLOSS; 2009-2012: Senior Research Scientist - Agroscope - Bern; 2009-2012: Head of Bee Pathology - Agroscope - Bern; 2006-2009: Research Scientist - Agroscope - Bern; 2005-2006: Chair reseach network Diagnosis and control of small hive beetles; 2004-2005: Professor per procurationem for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity of Animals - MLU Halle-Wittenberg; 2001-2005: Emmy Noether Fellow - MLU Halle-Wittenberg; 1999-2001: Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Rhodes University Honors - awards and fellowships: 4 personal awards (incl. 1st IBRA Award 2013) and 9 fellowships (incl. Academia Europea Fellow 2014); 14 awards of supervised students (best poster - best talk - distinguished thesis) Major grant projects: Total: 53 projects with ;gt;6.1 Mio
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