Sévérine Vock | Research interests

- Animal Behaviour
- Bioacustics
- Physiology

Master project

Glucocorticoid levels related to vocal behaviour in captive meerkats. I will analyse the vocal behaviour and the stress response (glucocorticoid levels in feces) of different meerkat groups in different zoos in Switzerland.

Education and professional experience

2020–ongoingMaster in animal biology, University of Basel; thesis supervised by Prof. Dr. Valentin Amrhein and Prof. Dr. Marta Manser (University of Zurich)
Scientific Expert QA, CSL Behring
2016–2019Scientist R&D, Geistlich Pharma AG
Internship Biosafety, Canton Zurich
2014–2015MSc in molecular life sciences, biochemistry and chemical biology, University of Bern; Master thesis on «Universally conserved mitochondrial outer membrane protein TbGem1 is a mitochondrial morphology factor in T. brucei»
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, Galway, Ireland
2010–2013BSc in biochemistry and molecular biology, University of Bern; Bachelor thesis on «Generation of drug inducible FUS mutant expression plasmids to allow the study of their impact in a FUS knock down background»


Sévérine Vock

Sévérine Vock

Department of Environmental Sciences, Zoology
University of Basel
Vesalgasse 1
4051 Basel

Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zurich