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Welcome to our new PhD students of the 2nd Cohort!

We thank all our guests that contributed to our first BioMove Symposium - it was a great success!


26th – 28th September 2018 @ Fraunhofer Conference Center in Potsdam

3 year Postdoc position linked to BioMove is now closed!

Award for BioMove PhD student!


Congratulations to Pierluigi Colangeli who was awarded for the best student talks during the XV International Rotifer Symposium, June 3 - 9 2018, held at the University of Texas at El Paso, USA.

The application for our new PhD cohort is now closed!

New Science paper with contributions from BioMove!

Mammals move less in human-modified landscapes.
On average, mammals move distances two to three times shorter in human-modified landscapes than they do in the wild. These findings have been published today by an international team lead by researchers at the Senckenberg Nature Research Society and Goethe University Frankfurt in the journal Science. Three BioMove researchers are members of this international team. It is the first time this topic has been examined at a global scale and for many different species at once. The authors highlight that these results may have far reaching consequences for ecosystems and in turn, for society.


Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements

Marlee A. Tucker et. al. 2018, Science : 466-469



BioMove Retreat 2018


Research Training Group

DFG-GRK 2118/1


Prof. Dr. Florian Jeltsch

jeltsch [at]


Deputy speaker:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Niels Blaum blaum [at]



Dr. Madlen Ziege

madlen.ziege [at]


biomove-rtg [at]

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