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Name
Peter Neumann
Professional Info
Highest Degree
Habilitation
Job Category
Professor
Affiliation Info
Institute
Institute of Bee Health, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern
Country
Switzerland
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About / Bio

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 2013: Vinetum Professor of Bee Health, Director Institute of Bee Health - University of Bern; President COLOSS association; Extraordinary Professor - University of Pretoria; 2015-2018: Adjunct Professor - Chiang Mai University; Chair research network “European honey bees surviving Varroa destructor by means of natural selection; 2014-2018: Vice Chair COST Action SUPER-B (SUstainable Pollination in Europe: joint Research on Bees and other pollinators); 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)

Output: >60 grants with >6.0 Mio €; >200 papers in international peer-reviewed journals

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Interests
BEEBOOK, Small hive beetle, Survivors

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