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Naturwiss. Fakultät III
Inst. f. Agrar- und Ernährungswissenschaften
Prof. für Tierhaltung und Nutztierökologie

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Name: Julia Stuhlträger

Rank: Scientific Researcher, Animal Husbrandry and Ecology

ORCID: 0000-0001-9340-3578   

ResearchGate: Julia_Stuhlträger   


Research areas and interests

  • Welfare, husbandry, behavior and cognition of farm animals
  • Environmental Influences on animal performance and welfare
  • Dietary ecology
  • Behavioral biology

Curriculum Vitae

February 2022 – currently: Research associate in Animal Husbandry and Animal Ecology, Institute for Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, Martin-Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg

March 2020 – May 2022: Guest researcher, Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig

March 2020 – August 2020: Research associate (scholar), Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Klosterneuburg (Austria)

May 2017 – currently: PhD candidate (Dr. rer. nat. in Zoology) an der Friedrich Schiller University Jena. Dissertation “Tooth wear and dietary ecology in Western chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus)”; advisors: Prof. Dr. Kornelius Kupczik, Prof. Dr. Martin Fischer

February 2016 – February 2020: Research associate (PhD student), Max Planck Weizmann Center for integrative Archaeology and Anthropology, Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig

October 2013 – January 2016: Master of Science (Biology), focus on biodiversity and evolution of animals, University of Leipzig

2015 (6 months): Master thesis „Feeding adaptation and chewing efficiency in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes (Blumenbach, 1775)); advisors: Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig, Prof. Dr. Jean-Jacques Hublin, University of Leipzig and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig

October 2010 – September 2013: Bachelor of Science (Biology), Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg

2013 (3 months): Bachelor thesis „Morphometrische Analyse von Stutenschädeln des mongolischen Wildesels (Equus hemionus Pallas, 1775)“, advisors: PD Dr. Wolf-Rüdiger Große, Dr. Renate Schafberg, Museum for domesticated animal science "Julius Kühn" and Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg


Publications

For the full publication list, please check here   


2021

Stuhlträger, J., Schulz-Kornas, E., Kullmer, O., Janocha, M. M., Wittig, R. M., & Kupczik, K. (2021). Dental wear patterns reveal dietary ecology and season of death in a historical chimpanzee population. Plos one, 16(5), e0251309. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251309   

2020

Gatti, R. C., Menéndez, L. P., Laciny, A., Rodríguez, H. B., Morante, G. B., Carmen, E., Dorninger C., Fabris F., Grunstra N. D. S., Schnorr S. L., Stuhlträger J., Villanueva Hernandez L. A., Jakab M., Sarto-Jackson I., & Caniglia, G. (2021). Diversity lost: COVID-19 as a phenomenon of the total environment. Science of The Total Environment, 756, 144014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144014   

2019

Stuhlträger, J., Schulz-Kornas, E., Wittig, R. M., & Kupczik, K. (2019). Ontogenetic dietary shifts and microscopic tooth wear in western chimpanzees. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 298. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2019.00298   

Schulz‐Kornas, E., Stuhlträger, J., Clauss, M., Wittig, R. M., & Kupczik, K. (2019). Dust affects chewing efficiency and tooth wear in forest dwelling Western chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus). American journal of physical anthropology, 169(1), 66-77. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23808   


Awards, fundings and fellowships

2020: „Writing-up Fellowship“, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Klosterneuburg (Austria)

2019: „Pollitzer Student Travel Award”, American Association of Physical Anthropology

2018: „Pecha Kucha Presentation Prize”, Annual conference of the “European Society for the study of Human Evolution”, Faro (Spain)

2018: „Conference travel funding”, German Academic Exchange Service

2016: „Poster award for young scientists“, Annual conference of the “German Society of Mammalian Biology”, Berlin (Germany)

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