Dr. Franziska Beran

   Research Group Sequestration and Detoxification in Insects
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1553Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1502Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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Since 05/2013 Leader of the Research Group Sequestration and Detoxification in Insects

09/2011 - 05/2013 Postdoctoral Researcher / Project Leader at MPI-CE
Project: Adaptations of Phyllotreta flea beetles to the glucosinolate-myrosinase system

05/2011 - 08/2011 Short Term Fellow at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama
Advisor: Dr. Donald Windsor
Project: The role of cuticular hydrocarbons in associations between canestriniid mites (Acari: Astigmata) and cassidines (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

2007-2011 PhD
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Department Urban Plant Ecophysiology, Advisors: Prof. Dr. Dr. Christian Ulrichs and Dr. Inga Mewis, Co-advisor: Dr. Andreas Reinecke
PhD thesis: Host plant preference and aggregation behavior of the striped flea beetle, Phyllotreta striolata

03/2007-08/2007 Internship at AVRDC-The World Vegetable Center
Entomology Unit, Advisor: Dr. Srinivasan Ramamsamy
Project: Host plant preference of the striped flea beetle Phyllotreta striolata

2006 Diploma in Biology
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Department of Applied Botany, Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Buckhout
Diploma thesis: In-vivo localization of proteins involved in iron uptake in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii using gfp fusion constructs.

last updated on 2016-11-18