Jean and a tiger shark caught on the long lines
|At Lab Since: January, 2012
|From: Lardy, France
|Educational Background/Work Experience:|
PhD Student, Humbolt University, Germany
Masters degree, General Biology, Aukland University,
B.Sc., Organism and Ecosystem Biology, Orsay University, France
2008-2009: Research intern working on examination of adult neurogenesis in Draughtsboard shark (Cephaloscyllium isabellum)
2006: Research intern on effect of an oomycete on the phenotype of Arabidopsis thaliana.
2005: Research intern at INRA (France) working on optimal foraging behavior of Lysiphlebus testaceipes.
|At The Lab: |
2010-2011:Volunteered at the lab for 6 months
2012: Principal Investigator at the Lab: Personality in the juvenile lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris)
Investigating different aspects of individual behavioral differences in the juvenile lemon shark. They are observed during behavioral experiments in semi-wild captive environments and in their natural habitats. Personality will be correlated with different ecological aspects of lemon shark biology such as growth rate, trait inheritance, and social interaction
Animal cognition and behavior
Sharklab, Bimini, Bahamas