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Stefanie Hartmann



Former PhD student







Curriculum vitae




Curriculum vitae


  • Since 10/2011 PhD “Conservation of endangered bird species in Ecuador- developing management strategies based on biological and human dimensions”, University of Freiburg, Institute for wildlife ecology and management
  • 10/2010-09/2011 Diploma thesis “Regional population structure of the European wildcat (Felis silvestris)- a landscape genetics approach Senckenberg Research Institute, Frankfurt
  • 15/10 – 31/11/2009 University of Otago, New Zealand (field assistant in a skink metapopulation project )
  • 25/06 – 31/09/2009 University of BC Vancouver, Canada (field assistant in a landscape genetics project on giant coastal salamanders)
  • 01/2009 – 06/2009 Erasmus studies, Umea Universitet, Sweden (Population and community dynamics, conservation biology)
  • 10/2007 – 10/2011 Hauptstudium, Biology Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald
  • 10/2005 – 09/2007 Grundstudium, Biology University of Freiburg
  • 09/1994- 06/2003 Grammar school, Bad Neustadt a.d.Saale, Germany
  • 09/1990- 09/1994 Primary school, Mittelstreu, Germany

Work experience & Internships

  • 01/10 – 31/12/2009 Student assistant, Zoological Museum Greifswald
  • 21/09 – 12/10/2008 Bird ringing assistant at Jordsand e.V., Greifswalder Oie
  • 08/2007 Internship Spurn Bird Observatory, England
  • 04/2006 – 07/2007 Student assistant, University of Freiburg
  • 11/2004- 06/2005 TravelWorks Australia
  • 26/10- 31/10/2004 Internship at the ecological field and research station Schlüchtern, Germany (monitoring dormouse)
  • 15/01- 31/05/2004 Internship at the ecological museum “Ecomusée de la Crau” C.E.E.P., France (environmental education)
  • 07/2003- 01/2004 European Voluntary Service in the national parc “Monfrague”, Spain
  • 01/08-16/08/2002 Internship at the Environmental Administration Office Bad Neustadt



„Conservation of endangered bird species in Ecuador- developing management strategies based on biological and human dimensions“


Peer reviewed

  • Hartmann SA, Schaefer HM, Segelbacher G (2014) Genetic depletion at adaptive but not neutral loci in an endangered bird species. Mol Ecol. doi: 10.1111/mec.12975 
  • Hartmann SA, Martin Schaefer H, Segelbacher G (2014) Development of 12 microsatellite loci for the endangered Pale-headed Brushfinch (Atlapetes pallidiceps) and their cross-amplification in two co-occurring Brushfinches. J Ornithol 155:835–839. doi: 10.1007/s10336-014-1062-8 
  • Hartmann SA, Steyer K, Kraus RHS, et al. (2013) Potential barriers to gene flow in the endangered European wildcat (Felis silvestris). Conserv Genet 14:413–426. doi: 10.1007/s10592-013-0468-9

Conference  presentations

  • Poster Präsentation: “Adaptive conservation strategies for the last remaining population of the endangered Pale-headed Brushfinch (Atlapetes pallidiceps) in Ecuador. 3rd European Congress of Conservation Biology, Glasgow.
  • Poster presentation: “Landscape Genetics of the European Wildcat in a mountain region in Central Germany” 8th International Conference on Behaviour, Physiology and Genetics of Wildlife, Berlin 14.-17. September 2011.