Winternitz Research Site

Jamie C. Winternitz



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Nadine Schubert

Nadine is a doctoral student at the Department of Animal Behaviour, Bielefeld University, Germany, jointly supervised by Dr. Hazel Nichols. Nadine is working on unraveling the genetic basis of social communication in banded mongooses, focusing on MHC-genes. For her Master's, she investigated movement behavior of European hedgehogs in relation to the amount of artificial light at night. She has training as a medical technical lab assistant. nadine.schubert(at)


Halil Mert Solak

Halil is a Master’s student at the Department of Biology, Bülent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey, jointly superved by Dr. Alexey Yanchukov. He is working on altitudinal effects on the evolution of globin gene clusters and immune responses of Spalax xanthodon (Turkish blind mole-rat).