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Prof. Dr. med. vet. Marcus Clauss

Prof. Dr. med. vet. Marcus Clauss

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Prof. Dr. med. vet. Marcus Clauss

Wissenschaftlicher Abteilungsleiter
Klinik für Zoo-, Heim- und Wildtiere
MSc, Dipl. ECVCN

Degree: M.Sc. (Wild Animal Health), Dr.med.vet., Certified Veterinary Specialist („Fachtierarzt“, Bavaria, Germany) in Animal Nutrition and Dietetics, Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ECVCN)

Ausbildung und Werdegang

2006Board Examination as Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition
since 2005Senior Research Associate at the Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife (Prof. J.-M. Hatt) of the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2000–2005Research assistant at the Institute of Animal Physiology, Physiological Chemistry and Animal Nutrition, Munich (Prof. Dr. E. Kienzle)
1998–2000Research assistant at the Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) Berlin (Director: Prof. R. R. Hofmann) in the research group for nutritional adaptations (Dr. M. Lechner-Doll)
1997–2000Dissertation thesis at the Institute of Animal Physiology, Physiological Chemistry and Animal Nutrition, Munich (Prof. Dr. E. Kienzle) 2005, Board Examination (Bavaria, Germany) as Certified Veterinary Specialist in Animal Nutrition and Dietetics
1997–1998MSc Course in Wild Animal Health at the Institute Zoology, Zoological Society of London / Royal Veterinary College,
1991–1997Studies of veterinary medicine in Munich, including rotations at the Clinic for internal medicine and bird clinic, Munich, the abbatoir in Hamburg, the Zoological Gardens of Vienna, Nürnberg, Milwaukee, at Hluhluwe Game Reserve, RSA, and with Dr. R. Bourroughs, RSA
1989–1991Civil service as surgery/hospital nurse in Munich
1989Work experience as zoo animal keeper at the Zoological Garden Berlin
1976–1989School education in Berlin, Siegen (NRW), Eichstätt (BAY),

Interessensgebiete

Research focus
  • Comparative digestive anatomy and physiology
  • Nutritional disorders of wildlife
  • Zoo population management
  • See list of publications for details

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