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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



Santhosh Santhosh

PhD Student


Elena Finkler

MSc Student


Jack Mitchell

MSc Student


Former members of the Schärer group
Dita Vizoso

former Research Assistant and Worm Lover

Steven A. Ramm

former "Marie Curie IEF" Postdoc

now at the University of Bielefeld, Germany

Tim Janicke

former PhD student and Postdoc

now at the CEFE in Montpellier, France

Lucas Marie-Orleach

former PhD student and Postdoc

now at University of Rennes, France and University of Oslo, Norway

Jussi Lehtonen

former "Säätiöiden post doc pooli" Postdoc

now at the University of Sydney, Australia

Jeremias Brand

former MSc student, PhD student, and Postdoc


Pragya Singh

former PhD Student

Nikolas Vellnow

former PhD Student and Postdoc

Kiyono Sekii

former PhD Student

now at Hirosaki University, Japan

Peter Sandner

former PhD student

Roberto Arbore

former MSc Student

Nadja Burri

former MSc Student

Micha Eichmann

former MSc Student

Aline Schlatter

former MSc Student

David Emde

former MSc Student

Christian Felber

former MSc Student

Daniel Neuckel

former MSc Student

Philipp Kaufmann

former MSc Student

Elena Menéndez

former MSc Student

Jeanne Brülhart

former MSc Student

Associated members of the Schärer group

Gregor Schulte

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

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