Gerlind U.C. Lehmann is currently Guest Professor at Department of Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin. She studies the ecology and evolution of mate choice, using bush crcickets (Insecta: Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) as model organisms. They are famous for their enlarged nuptial gifts transferred during mating, making them the textbook examples for the direct benefit hypothesis of mate choice. Moreover, she studied biology at the Freie UniversitÄt Berlin and the Technische UniversitÄt Brauschweig, receiving her Ph.D. degree from the UniversitÄt Erlangen-NÜrnberg. After a postdoc position at the University of Western Australia, she continued her work in Germany. She serves as a Group Leader for the study group ecology of the German Zoological Society (DZG) and provides statistical consulting services for the main biological disciplines (ManuSTAT central). For further information please visit her homepage www.guclehmann.de.
Biography Updated on 31 January 2012