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Tania Garrido-Garduño: CONACYT postdoctoral fellow (2018-2020) Combining genetic data with geographical information, landscape connectivity and ecological niche modelling (ENM) to characterise the climatic niche of blackcaps (now Associate Professor at UNAM, MX).
Peter Pruisscher: Postdoc (2019-2020) The role of transposons in the evolution of bird migration - identification and characterisation of structural genetic elements that shape the variation in migratory behavior (now Postdoc at Uppsala University, SE).
Kira Delmore: Postdoc (2015-2018) Demography, population structure and genetic variants associated with migratory behaviour in blackcaps (now Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, US).
Hanna Koch: Postdoc (2017-2018) Genetic characterisation of the melanistic morph in European blackcaps (now Postdoctoral Fellow (DFG) at International Center for Coral Reef Research and Restoration, US).
Juan Sebastian Lugo Ramos: PhD Student (2016-2020) Understanding the role of gene regulation in shaping the migratory phenotype (now Postdoc at The Crick Institute, UK).
Jun Ishigohoka: MSc Student (2018-2019) Population genomics on peripatric and hybrid speciation in birds.
Hannah Justen: MSc Student (2016-2018) Clock gene polymorphism in Saxicola spp. across populations and migratory phenotypes (now PhD student at Texas A&M University, US).
Timo Hasselmann: MSc Student (2016-2018) Parasite diversity across a migratory divide in European blackcaps (now PhD student at University of Cologne).
Georg Manthey: BSc Student (2019-2020) Developing a genomic assemblies merger including long read sequencing data (now MSc at Oldenburg University, DE).
Benjamin Mark Van Doren: Honors thesis student (2014-2015) Conserved genomic landscapes of genetic diversity and divergence across an avian family. DPhil student (adjunct supervisor) and Marshall Scholar (2016-2020) at the Edward Grey Institute, University of Oxford, UK (now Postdoctoral Associate at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, US).
Tianhao Zhao: Research Assistant (2019) Characterising genetic markers to disentangle ancestry.
Yennifer Hernandez: Research Assistant (since 2018) Skull morphology in migratory birds.
Nadine Thiele: Research Assistant (2015-2017) De novo assembly and characterisation of the European robin genome (now PhD student at Oldenburg University).
Mayra Andrea Zamora Moreno: Research Assistant (2015-2016).
Vasiliki Tsapalou: ERASMUS student (2019) Transgenerational age effects in a migratory seabird (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece).
Schraddha Lall: WISE Fellowship (2017) (Sc-MSc dual degree third year Student IISER Pune, India).
Christina Nimke: Research Technician Trainee (2017) Christina was honoured as best Research Trainee in Biology of Schleswig-Holstein (now at Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Tehrapy and Immunology IZI).
Susanne Reinsch: Animal Caretaker (since 2016)
Plus many great intern students since our lab fledged in 2015!