Olev Vinn graduated in geology at the University of Tartu in 1993. Vinn holds an M.Sc. degree in paleontology and stratigraphy from the University of Tartu in 1995 and a Ph.D. degree in geology from the same university in 2001. From 2001 to 2007, Vinn worked as a Researcher, and a Senior Researcher at the Department of Geology, University of Tartu since 2007. Vinn is a Member of the Paleontological Association and the Paleontological Society. Vinn?s main research interests are (1) tube ultrastructure and evolution of biomineralization in annelid tubeworms; (2) biological affinities, shell structure, and evolution of problematic tubicolous fossils; (3) bioerosion and biofouling, paleoecology and evolution; (4) evolution of symbiosis and predation.
Biography Updated on 4 November 2012