Curriculum vitae

Photo © Ornella Weideli 

Academic Qualifications

2014 - present:   PhD CandidateÉcole Pratique de Hautes Études (EPHE), France

                    (Graduation date postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic. New date: 11. June 2020)

2010 - 2012:        Master of Science in Animal Biology, University of Basel, Switzerland

 

2006 - 2009:        Bachelor of Science in Cell Biology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Research/Working Experiences

 

2014 - present                  Principal investigator, SOSF - D’Arros Research Centre, D’Arros Island, Seychelles. Supervision:                                               Dr Serge Planes, Dr Yannis Papastamatiou

11/2016 – 04/2017            Research associate, Centre de Recherches Insulaires et Observatoire de l’Environnement                                                         (CRIOBE), Moorea, French Polynesia. Supervision: Dr Jodie Rummer, Dr Serge Planes

                                    

12/2013 – 05/2014            Research assistant, Centre de Recherches Insulaires et Observatoire de l’Environnement                                                         (CRIOBE), Moorea, French Polynesia. Supervision: Dr Serge Planes

11/2013                             Research assistant, SOSF - D’Arros Research Centre, D’Arros Island, Seychelles. Supervision:                                                   Dr James Lea

01/2012 – 02/2012            Research assistant, Lemon Shark Aggregation Study, BBFS, Florida, USA. 

                                           Supervision: Dr Samuel Gruber, Dr Steven Kessel

01/2011 – 08/2011            Master Student, Bimini Biological Field Station, Bimini, Bahamas

                                           Supervision: Dr Samuel Gruber, Dr Kristine Stump

10/2009 – 12/2009            Internship/Volunteer, Bimini Biological Field Station, Bimini, Bahamas

                                           Supervision: Dr Samuel Gruber, Dr Kristine Stump

03/2012 – 12/2012            Research assistant, Medical Laboratories, Dr Risch, Bern, Switzerland

                                           Supervision: Dr Ute Weidemann, Dr med Lorenz Risch

06/2010 – 12/2010            Secretary, Pathology Länggasse, Bern, Switzerland

                                           Supervision: Dr Hans Jörg Altermatt

08/2009 – 10/2009            High school biology teacher, Gymnasium Kirchenfeld, Bern, Switzerland

                                           Supervision: Dr Heinz Stöckli, Franz-Xaver Troxler

01/2010 – 04/2010            High school biology teacher, Gymnasium Kirchenfeld, Bern, Switzerland

                                           Supervision: Dr Heinz Stöckli, Franz-Xaver Troxler

Grants and Awards

 

05/2019                             Travel Award from Flying Sharks to attend the American Elasmobranch Society (AES) meeting,                                               Snowbird, Utah, USA: 220 €

03/2018                             Travel Award from CRIOBE to attend the 7th Rencontres de l’Ichtyologie en France (RIF),

                                           Paris, France: 530 €

07/2017                             Travel Award from Women in Marine Science to attend the 10th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference                                                (IPFC), Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia: 550 €

06/2017                             Travel Award Flying Sharks to attend the 10th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference (IPFC),

                                           Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia: 550 €

06/2017                             Travel Award from École Doctoral of the École Pratique des Hautes Études to attend the 10th                                                 Indo-Pacific Fish Conference (IPFC), Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia: 550 €.

06/2017                             Travel Award from CRIOBE to attend the 10th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference (IPFC),

                                           Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia: 1000 €

08/2016                              Save Our Seas Foundation Keystone Continuous Grant for PhD project at the                                            SOSF - D’Arros Research Centre: $7,750

06/2016                              AES Student Travel Award to attend the American Elasmobranch Society (AES) meeting,

                                           New Orleans, Louisiana, USA: $500

05/2016                              Mares and Fourth Element Dive Equipment sponsorship for several features in the media

04/2016                              Travel Award from CNRS/CRIOBE to attend the 13th International Coral Reef Symposium,                                                        Hawai’i, USA: 804 €

03/2015                              Travel Award from the École Doctoral of the École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE),  

                                           32nd meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, New Orleans, USA: 300 €

02/2015                              Travel Award from the Ecole Doctoral of the École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE), 

                                           13th International Coral Reef Symposium in Hawai’i, USA: 800 €

12/2014                              Save Our Seas Foundation Keystone Continuous Grant for PhD project at the                                            SOSF - D’Arros Research Centre: $13,880

05/2014                              Basler Stiftung für biologische Forschung Grant for PhD project at the SOSF - D’Arros                                                             Research Centre: $4,000

03/2014                              Save Our Seas Foundation Travel Award, Sharks International meeting in Durban,                                                                     South Africa: $1,000

03/2014                              Save Our Seas Foundation Keystone Grant for PhD project at the SOSF - D’Arros Research                                                      Centre: $35,000

07/2013                              AES Student Travel Award to attend the American Elasmobranch Society (AES) meeting,                                                         Albuquerque, NM, USA: $800

10/2012                              Taiwan Youth Trekker Award as a financial support to explore the Taiwanese fisheries                                             and shark landings: $2,500

08/2012                              Reisefonds für den akademischen Nachwuchs der Universität Basel, Switzerland. Travel grant to                                             attend the American Elasmobranch meeting, Vancouver, Canada: $2,000

02/2011                              Swiss Shark Foundation Research Grant for my Master project at the Bimini Biological Field                                                   Station: $4,000

For a detailed CV, please send me an email.

Photo © Rainer von Brandis | SOSF

Ornella Céline Weideli (PhD Candidate)

PSL Research University

EPHE-UPVD-CNRS, USR 3278 CRIOBE

Université de Perpignan, 58 Avenue Paul Alduy, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France

 

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