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Nathalie Winiger

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Tel: +49 (0)761 203 3664
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Mail: nathalie.winiger[at]

Tennenbacher Straße 4
79106 Freiburg; Germany








  • 2016 –present PhD at the University of Freiburg on functional connectivity among saprophytic beetles in dead wood patches
  • 2012 - 2014 MSc at the University of Bern in Ecology and Evolution with focus in Animal Ecology and Conservation Thesis title: The decline of the European nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) in Switzerland: habi-tat change or drop in food supply? New guidelines for habitat management
  • 2009 - 2012 BSc at the University of Bern in Biology with focus in Zoology Thesis title: Effects of irrigation by ruissellement on invertebrate abundance: baseline data for a study in St. Martin, Valais (CH)

Work experience

  • 2015 -2016 University of Florida (USA), Florida Museum of Natural History, McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity – Research Assistant, phylogeny and wing shape analysis of Arsenurinae (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae)
  • 2015 University of Bern – Research Assistant, identification of moths
  • 2014 Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL – Internship in the Research unit Forest Resource and Management



Functional connectivity among saprophytic beetles in dead wood patches