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Schärer Group
Evolutionary Biology
Zoological Institute
University of Basel
Vesalgasse 1
CH-4051 Basel

Group Members
Lukas Schärer

Group Leader


Gudrun Viktorin

Research Assistant


Axel Wiberg



Jeremias Brand

PhD Student


Pragya Singh

PhD Student


Former members of the Schärer group

Dita Vizoso

former Research Assistant and dedicated worm lover

is now a Research Assistant in the Ebert Lab


0041 61 207 03 71

Steven A. Ramm (former Marie Curie IEF PostDoc)

is now a Group Leader

at the University of Bielefeld, Germany

Jussi Lehtonen (former PostDoc)

is now a PostDoc at the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences

at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Tim Janicke (former PhD student and PostDoc)

is now an SNF PostDoc with Patrice David

at the CEFE in Montpellier, France

Lucas Marie-Orleach (former PhD student and PostDoc)

is now a SNF PostDoc with Mike Ritchie

at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland

Peter Sandner (former PhD student)

is now a teacher in Hamburg, Germany

Nikolas Vellnow (former PhD Student)


Kiyono Sekii (former PhD Student)

is now an associate researcher with Kazuya Kobayashi

at Hirosaki University, Japan

Nadja Burri (former MSc Student)

is now studying at Uni Basel to become a science teacher


Roberto Arbore (former MSc Student)

is now a PhD student in the Ebert Lab

at the Evolutionary Biology, University of Basel, Switzerland

Micha Eichmann (former MSc Student)

is now an event organizer at GBS

Aline Schlatter (former MSc Student)

is now studying medicine at Uni Basel


David Emde (former MSc Student)


Christian Felber (former MSc Student)


Daniel Neuckel (former MSc Student)


Philipp Kaufmann (former MSc Student)


Associated members of the Schärer group

Gregor Schulte

is technician in the group of Nico Michiels

at the University of Tübingen, Germany

and a long-term fellow Macrostomum hunter

Members of the Schärer group before our move to Basel in 2006

Dagmar Knoflach, graduated at the University of Innsbruck in 2006

Johanna Zaubzer, graduated at the University of Innsbruck in 2005

Verena Brauer, graduated at the University of Münster in 2004

this page was last updated on Tuesday, December 12, 2017