Education


Summer 2009 -    PhD studies at Baylor University, Waco, Texas


Spring 2009         Internship in the Natural History Museum of Luxembourg


2006-2009            Master studies at the University of Osnabrueck: "Biology of Organisms": Master thesis: “Genetic and morphological analysis on the phylogeny of the genus Sphingonotus Fieber, 1852: The Evolution of tegmino-femoral stridulation mechanisms” (grade A with honors)


2006                     Bachelor thesis: “Phylogeny of the West-Mediterranean species of the genus Sphingonotus” (grade A with honors)


2005- 2008           Student assistant in the Herbarium of the Botany Group (Prof.             Neuffer) at the University of Osnabrueck             

                    

2005                     Intermediate diploma (grade A)


2003-2009            Study of biology at the University of Osnabrück (diploma and BSc)


2002-2003            Basic and voluntary military service (marine)


1989-2002            Elementary and Secondary school in Borken (North Rhine-Westfalia)



Publications


International Peer reviewed Journals:


Hochkirch A. & Husemann M. (2008): A review of the Canarian Sphingonotini with description of a new species from Fuerteventura (Orthoptera: Acrididae, Oedipodinae). Zoological Studies 47(4): 495-506 - pdf


Non-Peer-reviewed Journals:


Husemann M. & Hochkirch A. (2007): Notizen zur Heuschreckenfauna (Insecta, Orthoptera) von Fuerteventura (Kanarische Inseln, Spanien). Entomologie heute 19: 59-74 - pdf


Husemann M. (2007): „Kalter Kaffee oder Up-to-Date?“ – Ausstellung einer karpologischen Sammlung im Botanischen Garten Osnabrück. Gärtnerisch Botanischer Brief 167(2): 28-31


Husemann M. (2007): Ausstellung der karpologischen Sammlung des Botanischen Gartens. Der Freundeskreis informiert…10: 9-12


Husemann M., Abeln B., Wagner M., Müller M. C. M. (2008): Heimlichtuer im Rampen“licht“ – Flohkrebse unter dem Rasterelektronenmikroskop. Mikrokosmos 97(1): 13-21


Husemann, M., Michalik, A. & Hochkirch, A. (2008): Erstnachweis der Südlichen Eichenschrecke, Meconema meridionale (Costa, 1860), in Osnabrück (Niedersachsen). Articulata 23(1): 77-80 - pdf


Husemann, M. (2008): Eine alte Wissenschaft modern aufgearbeitet - Ausstellung zum Thema Früchte, Fruchttypen und pflanzliche Ausbreitung im Botanischen Garten Osnabrück. Palmengarten 72(1): 47-51


Husemann, M., Deppermann, Jana, Hochkirch, Axel (2008): A phylogeography of the Canarian Sphingonotini. Metalaptea 28(1): 15-18


Husemann M. (2009): Mit Schirmchen, Charme und Melone… - Form, Funktion und Vielfalt pflanzlicher Früchte. Schriftenreihe des Botanischen Gartens



Talks & Posters:


Husemann M. & Hochkirch A., Talk at the 19th Westdeutscher Entomologentag, Düsseldorf, 26.11.2006. Die Gattung Sphingonotus Fieber, 1852 - rezente Radiationen und taxonomisches Chaos.


Husemann M. & Hochkirch A., Talk at the 9th GfBS-Meeting, Wien, 22.02.2007.   

     Rapid radiation and colonization processes in the genus Sphingonotus Fieber, 1852.


Husemann M. & Hochkirch A., Talk at the Workgroup Seminar of the Department of Animal Ecology, Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen, April 2007, Rapid radiation processes in the genus Sphingonotus Fieber, 1852.


Husemann M., Deppermann J. & Hochkirch A., Poster at the 11th Congress of ESEB, Uppsala, 20.08.-25.08.2007. The evolution of sound production mechanisms in the genus Sphingonotus Fieber, 1852


Husemann M., Deppermann J. & Hochkirch A., Poster at the 100th Jahrestagung der DZG, Cologne, 21.09.-24.09.2007. The evolution of sound production mechanisms in the genus Sphingonotus Fieber, 1852, Awarded with the 1st price in the Poster competition


Husemann M. & Hochkirch A., Talk at the Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia, 19.02.2008. The genus Sphingonotus FIEBER, 1852 - Cryptic species, rapid radiations and taxonomic chaos


Husemann M. & Hochkirch A., Talk at the Natural History Museum, London, 03.04.2008. Evolution of stridulatory mechanisms and their importance for rapid radiations in grasshoppers – The genus Sphingonotus Fieber, 1852


Deppermann J. & Husemann M., Talk at the Systematics 2008 Conference (GFBS), Göttingen, 09.04.2008, Phylogeny and bioacoustic evolution in the genus Sphingonotus


Hochkirch A. & Husemann M., Talk at the 101st  Jahrestagung der DZG, Jena, Phylogeny and bioacoustic evolution in the genus Sphingonotus Fieber, 1852


Husemann, M. & Hochkirch, A., Talk at the 21st Westdeutscher Entomologentag, Düsseldorf, 22. 11. 2008, Zur Evolution präzygotischer Isolationsbarrieren in der kosmopolitischen Heuschreckengattung Sphingonotus



Memberships


DZG (German Zoological Society)


GfBS (Society for Biological Systematics)


JuSys (Young systematics, subgroup of the GfBS)


DGfO (German Society of Orthopterology e.V.)


Orthopterists’ Society



Awards and Fellowships


Bachelor thesis awarded by Weser-Ems-Wissenschaftspreis 2006


Mini Research Grant of the Orthopterists´ Society 2006


Jessup Award 2007 of the Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia (ANSP)


Poster Award at the 100th annual conference of the German Society for Zoology 2007


Synthesis grant 2007 (TAF-GB, NHM, London)


Synthesis grant 2008 (TAF-NL, ZMA, Amsterdam)


Mini Research Grant of the Orthopterists´ Society 2008


Master thesis awarded by the Biology department of the University of Osnabrück



Organized Exhibitions


Exhibition of the Fruit & Seed collection in the Botanical Garden Osnabrueck


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Teaching experience


    Zoological identification exercises (undergraduate class at the University of Osnabrueck)


    Anatomy and histology of invertebrates (undergraduate class at the University of Osnabrueck)


    Ecology and taxonomy of micro- and macro-algae (graduate class at the University of Osnabrueck)


    Phycology field trip to Sweden (graduate class at the University of Osnabrueck)


    Ecological field trip to Switzerland (graduate class at the University of Osnabrueck)


    Molecular genetics summer class (undergraduate class at Baylor University, Waco)



Described taxa


    Sphingonotus fuerteventurae Husemann 2008