Benedikt Schmidt | Research Associate

beniResearch Interests

Conservation biology, conservation evidence, herpetology, demography, population dynamics, disease ecology (chytridiomycosis), environmental DNA, occupancy dynamics, mark-recapture models, monitoring

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CV

  • 2011-present, Research Group Leader, University of Zurich
  • 2002-present, Scientific Collaborator at Koordinationsstelle für Amphibien- und Reptilienschutz in der Schweiz (www.karch.ch)
  • 2003-2011, Postdoc in the group of Prof. Uli Reyer, University of Zurich
  • 1999-2002, PhD in evolutionary biology (“Predator-induced phenotypic plasticity in larval newts”; supervisor: Josh Van Buskirk), University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1996-1999, Collaborator at the Amt für Raumplanung, Abteilung Natur und Landschaft, Kanton Basel-Landschaft
  • 1995-1995, MSc in population biology (“On the maintenance of the genetic polymorphism at the locus LDH-B in the pool frog, Rana lessonae“; supervisors: Hansjürg Hotz, Brad R. Anholt, Uli Reyer, Stephen C. Stearns)
  • 1988-1995, Studies in Biology, University of Basel, Switzerland