Gisela Kopp

Year 2020

Universität Konstanz


Universitätsstr. 10
78467 Konstanz

Woman with glasses and green dress smiles at the camera
Photo: Ulrike Sommer

Research areas

  • Primatology

  • Behavioural biology

  • Population genetics/genomics

  • Phylogeography

  • Evolutionary Biology


  • Since 2018
    Hector Pioneer Fellow at the Zukunftskolleg & Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, further affiliated with Cluster of Excellence „Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour“ and Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior

  • 2016-2018
    Postdoc in the Department Migration and Immuno-Ecology, University of Konstanz and Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Radolfzell

  • 2017
    Research visits at École Normale Supérieure, Paris

  • 2016
    Brigitte Schlieben-Lange Programme of the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts Baden-Württemberg

  • 2015
    DPZ Sponsorship Award for distinguished doctoral thesis in the field of primatology

  • 2015
    Promotion at the Georg-August-University Göttingen (Dr. rer. nat)

  • 2015
    Research visit at Duke University, Durham (USA)

  • 2014
    scholarship of the Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard-Foundation

  • 2010-2015
    Doctoral researcher in the Cognitive Ethology Lab, German Primate Center, Göttingen

  • 2010
    Distinguished diploma thesis award, Gesellschaft für Primatologie

  • 2004-2010
    Studies of Biology (majors in Anthropology, Zoology, Human Genetics) at the Georg-August-University Göttingen