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Research areas

concept and theory development, modeling, evolution of ageing, life history theory, demography, ageing research, mortality trajectories

Education/Academic qualification

Biology, PhD, University College London


Award Date: 31. Oct 2006

Wirtschaftsmathematik, Diplom, University of Rostock


Mathematik, Vordiplom, University of Rostock


External positions

Max Planck Research Group Leader on "Modeling the Evolution of Aging", Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

Oct 2009Aug 2014

Deputy Director for Research of MaxNetAgeing, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

Feb 2008Sep 2009

Visiting Assistant Professor (PI status), Duke University

Jan 2007Jan 2008

Research areas

  • Population biology
  • Evolution
  • Mathematic modelling


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