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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Life Sciences - Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences


PD Dr. Lorenz Gygax

 


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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Life Sciences

Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institut of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences

Division of Animal husbandry and Ethology / Comparative Vertebrate Ethology

Office: Philippstraße 13 (Building 10), 10115 Berlin, Germany

 
Postal address: Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany  
Phone: +49 30 2093 6066

Career

  Since 2017

Scientist at the Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin),

in charge for the branch of Comparative Vertebrate Ethology

  2012 Habilitation: "Quantitative Applied Farm Animal Ethology" receiving the venia legendi in zoology, specifically farm animal ethology at the Faculty of Science of the University of Zürich, Switzerland
  2009 - 2017 Scientist and deputy officer for science and research at the Centre for Proper Housing of Ruminants and Pigs (Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office, Tänikon, Switzerland)
  2003 - 2010 Post-Doc at the Centre for Proper Housing of Ruminants and Pigs (Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office, Tänikon, Switzerland)
  2002 Post-Doc at the Artificial Intelligence Lab (Institute of Informatics, UZH, Zurich, Switzerland) on cultural transmission in individual-based models
  2000 - 2002 Statistician with brunner & hess software ag (Zurich, Switzerland)
  2000 PhD: "Group size and behavioural ecology in Delphinoidea" (Institute of Applied Mathematics, UZH, Zurich, Switzerland)
  1995 - 2000 Assistant providing statistical consulting at the Institute of Applied Mathematics (UZH, Zurich, Switzerland)
  1993 - 1995 Assistant at the Department of Ethology and Wildlife Research (Zoological Institute, UZH, Zurich, Switzerland)
  1992 Diploma thesis (master equivalent): "Hiding behaviour and hints on perspective taking abilities of longtailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis)" (Department of Ethology and Wildlife Research, UZH, Zurich, Switzerland).

Publications

 

You can find my peer-reviewed publications on:

►  ResearcherID

►  Google Scholar


Activities as reviewer

  My efforts as a reviewer are listed on ► Publons .

Teaching

  I teach animal behaviour, animal welfare, behaviour of farm animals, experimental design, and statistics (mainly mixed-effects models in R).

Membership in scientific societies

 
  • Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour
►  ASAB  
 
  • Ethological Society
►  EthoGes  
 
  • International Society for Applied Ethology
►  ISAE  
 
  • International Society of Livestock Husbandry
►  IGN  
 
  • Swiss Statistical Society
►  SSS  
 
  • European Brain and Behaviour Society
►  EBBS  
 
  • International Behavioral Neuroscience Society
►  IBNS  
 
  • Foundation for Open Access Statistics
►  FOAS