Dr. Laura Hagemann

Postdoc Mammalogy

Mammalogy

Contact

Tel.:
0711 / 8936-179
Fax:
0711 / 8936-100

Publications

Peer-Review

  • 2019 Hagemann L., Arandjelovic M., Robbins M., Deschner T., Lewis M., Froese G., Boesch C. and Vigilant L.
    Long-term inference of population size and habitat use in a socially dynamic population of wild western lowland gorillas. Conservation Genetics 20: 1303–1314. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-019-01209-w
  • 2018 Hagemann L., Boesch C., Robbins M., Arandjelovic M., Deschner T., Lewis M., Froese G. and Vigilant L.
    Long-term group membership and dynamics in a wild western lowland gorilla population (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) inferred using non-invasive genetics. American Journal of Primatology 80(8): e22898. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22898

Conference Contributions

  • 2019 Wildlife Research and Conservation, Berlin  | Poster
    Hagemann L., Arandjelovic M., Robbins M., Deschner T., Lewis M., Froese G., Boesch C. and Vigilant L. Genetic inference of population stability and dynamics in wild western lowland gorillas.
  • 2019 German Primatological Society Congress, Göttingen | Talk
    Hagemann L., Boesch C., Robbins M., Arandjelovic M., Deschner T., Lewis M., Froese G. and Vigilant L. Similar population size estimates over a twelve-year period for a socially dynamic population of wild western lowland gorillas
  • 2018 International Primatological Society Congresses, Nairobi | Talk
    Hagemann L., Boesch C., Robbins M., Arandjelovic M., Deschner T.and Vigilant L. Genetic inference of long-term group dynamics and group stability of wild western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in Loango National Park, Gabon

Science Communication

  • 2018 Berggorilla und Regenwalddirekthilfe e.V. | Invited speaker
    Title: Group stability and dynamics of western lowland gorillas
  • 2018 Zoo Saarbrücken lecture series | Invited speaker
    Title: Group stability and dynamics of western lowland gorillas
  • 2018 Gorilla Journal vol. 57 | Article
    Title: Give me your dung and I will tell you who you are Published in German, English, and French
  • 2017 Loango National Park Chimpanzee Project | Annual Report
    Deschner T., Boesch C., Hagemann L., Estienne V., Madinda F., Theleste E., Southern L., Bunel S., Klein H. and Baas, P.
  • 2016 Loango National Park Chimpanzee Project | Annual Report 
    Deschner T., Boesch C., Hagemann L., Estienne V., Madinda F., Theleste E., Southern L. and Bunel S.

CV

2020-2021

Postdoctoral researcher
Bioinformatics and Population Genetics, University of Cologne
Genomic data analysis Projects: Desert adaptation in beetles, Population genetics of zebrafish

2019 Cologne Zoo | Zoo curator training internship

2014-2020

Dr. rer. nat. (Doctor of Natural Science)
University of Leipzig, Germany
Conducted at: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI EVA)
Dissertation: Genetic inference of gorilla population dynamics in Loango National Park, Gabon

2014 and 2015 Loango National Park, Gabon | Team management, project design, and genetic sample collection

2007–2013

Diplom Biologin (equivalent to BSc plus MSc Biology)
University of Mainz, Germany
Specialization: Molecular Genetics, Anthropology, Zoology, and Journalism
Thesis: Analysis of sequence evolution of sperm proteins: alternative methods on the example of AKAP3 within primates

2013-2014 Molecular Anthropology, University of Mainz | Research assistent

2013 Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam | Volunteer
Endangered Primate Rescue Centre

2011 Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia | Research visit
The Lizard Lab, Project: Spatial learning in lizards

2010 Copenhagen University, Denmark
Functional Genomics, Project: Heterochromatin formation in the fission yeast S. pombe

2010 Danish national research vessel from Greenland to Denmark | Interdisciplinary expedition
Technical University of Denmark

2009-2011 Molecular Cell Biology, University of Mainz | Laboratory assistant

2008 Middelfart, Little Belt, Denmark | Porpoise observation
Linköping University, Project: Acoustic monitoring of harbor porpoises

2007 Chester, England | Research assistant
North of England Zoological Society - Chester Zoo

2006 Charlottesville, Trinidad and Tobago | Volunteer
Eco Project Lt