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Dr. Marion East

Participating researcher in project C4: Intrinsic and extrinsic determinants of helminth parasite infection in juvenile spotted hyena
PhD student: Susana Ferreira (C4-1)

Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research

Evolutionary Ecology

Research interest:

  • Evolutionary Ecology
  • Pathogen-Host Interactions

Ferreira SCM, Veiga MM, Hofer H, East ML, Czirják Á. (2021).
Noninvasively measured immune responses reflect current parasite infections in a wild carnivore and are linked to longevity.
Ecol Evol 00:1-15. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7602.

Heitlinger E*, Ferreira SCM*, Thierer D, Hofer H, East ML (2017)
The Intestinal Eukaryotic and Bacterial Biome of Spotted Hyenas: The Impact of Social Status and Age on Diversity and Composition; Front Cell Infect Microbiol.; 7: 262.
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00262, PMCID: PMC5472691
*equal contribution

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