Principal Investigator, Steering Committee, Vice-Speaker

Prof. Dr. Hinrich Schulenburg


Kiel University
Zoological Institute
Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Biology
Max Planck Fellow Group Antibiotic Resistance Evolution


1996 – 2000
PhD degree at Cambridge University, UK

1991 – 1996
Studies in Biology, Bielefeld University and Cambridge University, UK

Research Experience/Academic Appointments

Since 2008
Professor in Zoology (W3), Christian-Albrechts University Kiel

2005 – 2008
Research scientist, Eberhard-Karls University Tübingen

2000 – 2005
Research assistant, Westphalian Wilhelms-University Münster

Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

Since 2017
Max Planck Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön

Since 2016
Vice-speaker of the CRC 1182 Origin and Function of Metaorganisms

Since 2016
Speaker of the Kiel Evolution Center at CAU Kiel

Since 2016
Vice-speaker of the Leibniz ScienceCampus Evolutionary Medicine of the Lung (EvoLUNG)

Since 2016
Steering committee of the Leibniz ScienceCampus Kiel Science Outreach Campus (KiSOC)

Since 2014
Director of Master curriculum Molecular Biology and Evolution at CAU Kiel

Since 2014
Steering committee of the Excellence Cluster Inflammation at Interfaces (now Precision Medicine in chronic Inflammation) and the CAU research focus Kiel Life Science

Since 2013
Editorial board of Zoology

Since 2010
Speaker of the International Max-Planck Research School for Evolutionary Biology at CAU Kiel (together with Diethard Tautz)

Since 2009
Vice-speaker of the priority program SPP 1399 Host-parasite coevolution

Secretary of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology

Associate editor for BMC Evolutionary Biology

Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin

Associated Research Groups

Institutions & Partners

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