Jun.-Prof. Dr. Henrik Krehenwinkel

Employment & appointments

  • Since 2018: Assistant Professor at the Department for Biogeography, Trier University
  • 2015 – present: Research associate at the Center for Comparative Genomics California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco
  • 2015 – 2018: Postdoctoral researcher at the Department for Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2014: Postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön, Department of Evolutionary Genetics
  • 2009 – 2013: Research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön, Department of Evolutionary Genetics
  • 2006 – 2008: Student assistant at the Ruhr University Bochum

University education

  • 2010 – 2013: Dissertation at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön in the department of Evolutionary Genetics on “A phylogeographic, ecological and genomic analysis of the recent range expansion of the wasp spider Argiope bruennichi”.
  • 2009: Diploma thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön and the Ruhr University Bochum
  • 2008: Studies in Molecular Ecology at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India
  • 2004 – 2009: Study of Biology at the Ruhr–University in Bochum.

Main subjects:

  • Zoology, Ecology, Genetics and Biochemistry

Awards

  • 2019: DFG project SPIDERFUN - Land-use effects on the functional role of spiders in food webs in permanent grasslands
  • 2016: Konrad Thaler dissertation award of the Arachnological Society
  • 2015-2017: Postdoctoral fellowship of the German Research Foundation
  • 2013: PhD degree awarded with distinction (summa cum laude)
  • 2012: First prize for best oral presentation 27th European Congress of Arachnology, Ljubljana
  • 2010 – 2013: PhD scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • 2010: Diploma degree awarded with distinction
  • 2007 – 2010: Undergraduate fellowship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes