Curriculum VitaePersonal data:
Name: Henrik Østergaard Mouritsen
Address: Dept. of Biology, University of Oldenburg,
D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany.
Born 26 July 1971 in Aalborg, Denmark.
Civil status: Married.
Tel.: +49 (0)441 798 3081
Fax: +49 (0)441 798 3250
email: firstname.lastname@example.org Work:
2002-2006: Leader of my own Nachwuchsgruppe "Animal Navigation" financed by the VolkswagenStiftung
1999-2001: Visiting scientist at Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Canada.
1998: Research assistant at Centre for Sound Communication at Odense University Sept-Dec financed by the Danish National Research Foundation.
1998: Awarded a Ph.D. on 'Compasses and orientational strategies of night migrating passerines'
1996: Master of science (Cand. Scient.) in Biology and Chemistry from Odense University.
1994: Given a four years Ph.D. grant from Odense University.
1990: Matriculated Odense University.
1990: Graduated from Støvring Gymnasium (mathematical-chemical high-school).
|1998:||Mouritsen, H. ‘Redstarts, Phoenicurus
phoenicurus, can orient in a true-zero magnetic field’.
Animal Behaviour 55, 1311-1324.|
|1998:||Mouritsen, H. ‘Modelling migration: the clock-and-compass model can
explain the distribution of ringing recoveries’.
Animal Behaviour 56, 899-907.|
|1998:||Mouritsen, H. & Larsen, O.N. ‘Migrating young Pied Flycatchers
do not compensate for geographical displacements’.
Journal of Experimental Biology 201, 2927-2934.|
|2000:||Mouritsen, H. & Mouritsen, O. "A mathematical expectation model
for bird navigation based on the clock-and-compass strategy".
Journal of Theoretical Biology 60, 283-291..|
|2000:||Mouritsen, H. 'Ringing recoveries contain hidden information
about orientation mechanisms.' Ardea 89: 31-42.|
|2000:||Mouritsen, H. 'Yes, the clock-and-compass strategy can explain the distribution of ringing recoveries - reply to Thorup et al.' Animal Behaviour 60, F9-F14.|
|2001:||Mouritsen, H. & Larsen, O.N. 'Migrating songbirds tested in computer controlled Emlen funnels
use stellar cues for a time-independent compass'
Journal of Experimental Biology 204, 3855-3865.
This paper was featured in "The best of Journal of Experimental Biology" and written up in New Scientist. It also reached several major news media around the world including BBC and The Independent.
|2002:||Mouritsen, H. & Frost, B.J. "Virtual migration in tethered flying monarch
butterflies reveals orientation mechanisms." PNAS 99, 10162-10166.
This paper was written up in Science's news section, in New Scientist, and in many major news media around the world including CNN, CBC, Reuther's, Ritzau, The Independent, Bild der Wissenschaft and Washington Post.
|2003:||Andersson, D.J., Huyvaert, K.P., Wood, D.R., Gillikin, C.L., Frost, B.J. & Mouritsen, H. "At-sea movements of Waved Albatrosses and the Galapagos Marine Reserve." Biological Conservation, 110, 367-373.|
|2003:||Mouritsen, H., Huyvaert, K.P., Frost, B.J. & Andersson, D.J.
Wawed Albatrosses can navigate with strong magnets attached to their head."
Journal of Experimental Biology, provisional acceptance.|
|1998:||Mouritsen, H. ‘How do young night migrating passerines use their compasses for orientation during migration?’. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress pp. 934-955.|
|2000:||Mouritsen, H. "Navigation in birds and other animals".
Journal of Image and Vision Computing 19: 713-731.
|2003:||Mouritsen, H. "Spatiotemporal orientation strategies of
In: Avian Migration (Eds: Berthold, Gwinner & Sonnenschein),
Springer Verlag: Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 493-513.
|2003:||Gave invited seminar on "Celestial orientation in birds and butterflies" at University of Salt Lake City, USA.|
|2003:||Gave talk at Department of Engineering at University of Illinois, USA.|
|2003:||Gave invited Colloquia talk the Zoological Institute at University of Zürich, Switzerland.|
|2002:||Gave invited Colloquia talk: "Virtual migration in tethered flying monarch butterflies reveals their orientation mechanisms" at Max-Planck-Institut für Verhaltenphysiologie, Seewiesen, Germany on 10 October.|
|2002:||Chaired the the oral session on migration and gave oral presentation "How do night migrating passerines use the stars for navigation?" at the 22nd International Ornithological Conference in China.|
|2001:||Gave invited talk on Spatiotemporal orientation strategies of long-distance migrants at the Vogelwarte Radolfzell 100 year aniversary conference.|
|2000:||Presented poster at the ESF Workshop on Optimal Migration in Wilhelmshafen, Germany.|
|2000:||Gave invited seminars at Wake Forest University and Duke University, North Carolina, USA.|
|2000:||Field research on Galapagos in collaboration with Dr. Dave Anderson, Wake Forest University, USA.|
|2000:||Field research in New Zealand in collaboration with Dr. Henrik Moller, Otago University, New Zealand.|
|1999:||Gave invited symposium talk on 'Ringing recoveries can answer questions not only about 'Where?' and 'When?' but also about 'How?'' at the 'Bird Ringing 100 Years'-conference on Helgoland, Germany.|
|1999:||Gave invited plenary talk on "Navigation in birds and other animals", at the 1999 IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition in Colorado, USA.|
|1999:||Gave talk on "The orientation programmes of night migrating passerines", at University of Otago, New Zealand.|
|1999:||Gave talk on "The orientation programmes of night migrating passerines", at Department of Biology and at Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Canada.|
|1998:||Talks on "How migratory birds find their way", at the universities of Odense, Aarhus, and Copenhagen, Denmark.|
|1998:||Gave talk on the orientation programmes of night migrating passerines as an invited
symposium speaker at the 22nd International Ornithological Conference in South Africa.|
|1998:||Gave talk on the orientation programmes of night migrating passerines at RWTH, Aachen, Germany.|
|1997:||Gave talk on ‘magnetic-stellar cue-conflict experiments with night migrating passerines’
and visited the lab of Roswitha and Wolfgang Wiltschko at Johan Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main.|
|1997:||Presented poster on mathematical modelling of migration at the Optimal migration conference at Lund University.|
|1997:||Presenting poster at the 1997 RIN (Royal Institute of Navigation) conference on Animal Orientation and Navigation.|
|1996:||Participation in a course/symposium on Sensory Ecology at Lund University, Sweden.|
|1996:||Field research in collaboration with Dr. Daniel Afik, Haifa University, Israel.|
|1995:||Research stay at Prof. E. Gwinner's lab, Max-Planck-Institut für Verhaltenphysiologie, Andechs, Germany (nine days).|
|1995:||ASAB Winter-meeting in London.
Copyright © 1996-2002 Henrik Mouritsen
Revised 24 September 2002