Senckenberg Natural History Collections Dresden


Benjamin J. Peters, M.Sc.

Contact information

Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden
Museum fuer Tierkunde - Mammalogie
Koenigsbruecker Landstrasse 159
01109 Dresden, Germany
phone: +49 (0)351 795841-4345
e-mail: benjamin.peters (at)

Research focus

Functional morphological adaptations of small mammal dentitions to an insectivorous diet (PhD project at the Steinmann Institute for geology, mineralogy and paleontology of the University of Bonn)

Linking phenotype and genome within the mammals (Leibnitz project) Molecular evolution of mammals

Academic education

10/2015 - current          PhD student at the Steinmann Institute of the University of Bonn (Department of Paleontology) 10/2013 - 09/2015        Master's program (M.Sc.) in Geoscience at the University of Bonn
10/1010 - 01/2014        Bachelor's program (B.Sc.) in BioGeoWissenschaften at the University of Koblenz-Landau