Dr. rer. nat. Anja Eggert

+49 38208 68-902
Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Genetics and Biometry
Service Group Statistical Consulting
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Applied biological and ecological statistics
  • Numerical modelling of ecosystems by using coupled physical-biogeochemical simulation models
  • Adaptation of organisms to environmental stress, e.g. temperature
  • Biogeography, chemotaxonomy and evolution of (marine) organisms

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2018-present: Head of Service Group Statistical Consulting at FBN Dummerstorf
  • 2009-2018: Research fellow in the Department Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (IOW)
  • 2016: Research fellow at the Benthic Ecology group at the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean research Kiel (GEOMAR)
  • 2002-2009: Research fellow at the Institute of Biological Sciences at the University of Rostock
  • 1997-2001: PhD Thesis „Thermal ecotypes and genetic divergence in subtropical marine macrophytes” in the Department of Marine Biology at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • 1991-1997: Diplom in Biology at the University of Bremen
  • 1994-1995: Exchange student at the University of Maryland, USA
  • 1990-1991: Diplom in Biology at the University of Rostock
  • 1990: Abitur at the Heinrich-Hertz Gymnasium, specialised in mathematics and natural sciences, Berlin

Professional Activities

  • 2017-2018: EU-BONUS-Project: -Integrated carbon and trace gas monitoring for the Baltic Sea, INTEGRAL
  • 2016-2017: BMBF-Project: Environmental monitoring for the delaboration of munition in the sea, UDEMM
  • 2016: BMBF-Project: Biological impacts of ocean acidification, BIOACID
  • 2009-2015: BMBF-Project: Geochemistry and Ecology of the Namibian Upwelling System, GENUS
  • 2003-2009: DFG-Project (Principal investigator): Biodiversity and ecophysiology of ancestral red algae of the Baltic Sea
  • 2002-2003: BMBF-Project: Entwicklung von leitbildorientierten Bewertungsgrundlagen für Übergangsgewässer nach der EU-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie: Innere Küstengewässer der deutschen Ostseeküste (ELBO)


Danesh-Mesgaran, S.; Eggert, A.; Höckels, P.; Derno, M.; Kuhla, B. (2020):
The use of milk Fourier transform mid-infrared spectra and milk yield to estimate heat production as a measure of efficiency of dairy cows. J Anim Sci Biotechno 11: 43, 1-9