Curriculum vitae PD Dr. Barbara Mohr
Education and degrees
Graduation from Gymnasium (Highschool) Hohenbaden, Baden-Baden.
Studies at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn in the subjects Geology/Palaeontology.
Completed Masters Thesis: "Geology of the Montagne Noire northeast of Laurens, France" (in German) at Bonn University.
Completed Ph.D. Thesis "The Microflora of the sediments overlying the Rhenanian browncoal measures (late Miocene - early Pliocene)" (in German) at Bonn University/Free University Berlin.
Participation in an ETH-course on "Ecology of lacustrine environments", Zurich, Switzerland.
Habilitation at the Humboldt University Berlin in the field of palaeobotany.
Employment and Research Activities
Graduate assistent, Palaeontological Institute, Bonn.
Post-doctoral scientist at the Palaeontological Institute, FU Berlin.
Participation in several scientific projects at the FU Berlin: "Early mammals in the late Jurassic and early Cretaceous of the Iberian Peninsula" and "Mobility of active continental margins" with field work in Spain, Portugal and Morocco.
Junior Scientist at the Geological Institute of the ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
Member, ODP-Cruise Leg 113 to the Weddell Sea.
Head researcher of three scientific projects concerning palynology, vegetation history and climate change during the Mesozoic and Tertiary of Antarctica.
1990 - 1995
Assistent professor at the Geological Institute of the ETH-Zürich.
Projects: Floristic-ecologic, climatologic and geologic studies on Neogene sediments of the Eastern Mediterranean.
Scientist and Curator at the Palaeontological Institute of the Museum of Natural History, Humboldt University, Berlin.
Cooperation with the AWI Potsdam, Lake Baikal Project.
Work on Mesozoic floras from low latitudes in close cooperation with Brazilian, Swedish, British and French colleagues.
Participation in various research projects, sponsored by the DFG, including the Berlin Graduate College “Evolutive Transformationen" and ODP related projects (Legs 183 and189)
Womanâ€™s representative of the MfN.
Participation in the Antarctic Drilling Program (ANDRILL)