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Johannes Penner

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Dr.

Research Scientist
Coordinator Research Training Group ConFoBi

 

 

Tel: +49 (0)761 203 96851
Fax: +49 (0)761 203 3661

Mail: johannes.penner[at]wildlife.uni-freiburg.de

Tennenbacher Straße 4
79106 Freiburg; Germany

 

Curriculum Vitae

Research

 

Curriculum Vitae


Professional experience 

  • Since 04/2016, Project Coordinator & Senior Scientist, ConFoBi, Conservation of Forest Biodiversity in Multiple-Use Landscapes of Central Europe, University of Freiburg 
  • Since 09/2010, Senior Scientist, Herpetology, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin 
  • 03/2013 - 06/2016, Senior Scientist, EU BON - Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin 
  • 09/2010 - 03/2016, Consultant, Environmental Impact Assessments in West Africa, freelance
  • 06/2005 - 07/2010, Project Coordinator & Scientist, BIOTA West, Biodiversity Transect Analysis in Africa, Western Africa, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin and Universities of Würzburg & Mainz 
  • 02/2005 - 05/2005, Scientist, BIOTA South, Biodiversity Transect Analysis in Africa, Southern Africa, University of Würzburg 
  • 10/2004 - 11/2004, Consultant, for Conservation International 
  • 09/2002 - 10/2002, Scientist, for Arbeitsgemeinschaft Amphibien und Reptilienschutz in Hessen e.V. (AGAR) 


Education 

  • 06/2005 - 04/2014, PhD thesis in Biology (part time), Humboldt University Berlin & University of Würzburg 
  • 10/1997 - 02/2005, Studies in Biology, Universities of Würzburg, Edinburgh & Tübingen 


Further selected activities 

  • Since 2013, Subject Editor (Herpetology), for ZooKeys, Biodiversity Data Journal and Zoosystematics & Evolution 
  • Since 2009, Scientific Expert, for the International Union for Conservation Nature (IUCN): Viper Specialist Group (coordinator of the Red List Authority Group), Boa & Python Specialist Group, Amphibian Specialist Group (Red List Authority Group & Facilitator of the Working Group on Climate Change, Global Reptile Assessment 
  • 01/2005 - 12/2008, Project Leader, in cooperation with the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Amphibien und Reptilienschutz in Hessen e.V. (AGAR): Research on the Adder (Vipera berus) in the hessian Spessart


Interests

  • Biodiversity/Macroecology, Conservation, Niches, Traits, Protected Areas, Monitoring
  • Amphibians & Reptiles
  • Adder (Vipera berus) 


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