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Julia De Maddalena

Universität Basel,
Zoologisches Institut
Vesalgasse 1
CH-4051 Basel


Julia De Maddalena

Master student in the group of Walter Salzburger.

Current research

The tribe Lamprologini is the major substrate-breeding lineage of Lake Tanganyika’s cichlid species flock. The behaviour to live and breed in empty gastropod shells is very peculiar among those lamprologines. That’s why I’m interested in the phylogeny of shell-breeding species.

Curriculum vitae

2006-2009 B.Sc. in Biology, University of Basel, Switzerland
2009-present M.Sc. at the Department of Evolutionary Biology at the University of Basel (Salzburger group)