Marie-Antonine Finkemeier, M.Sc.

+49 38208 68-802
Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Behavioural Physiology
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2014 - present: PhD-Student Rostock University and Leibniz Institue for Farm Animal Biology (FBN). Title: "Determination of the personality-type in Nigerian dwarf goats (Capra aegagrus hircus)"
  • 2010 - 2013: Master's degree "Systems of Biology of Brain and Behaviour" at Bielefeld University in the Department for Behavioural Ecology.
  • 2007 - 2010: Bachelor's degree "Biologie" at Bielefeld University in the Department for Cognitive Sciences.


Finkemeier, M.; Oesterwind, S.; Nürnberg, G.; Puppe, B.; Langbein, J. (2019):
Assessment of personality types in Nigerian dwarf goats (Capra hircus) and cross-context correlations to behavioural and physiological responses. Appl Anim Behav Sci 217: 28-35
Finkemeier, M.; Langbein, J.; Puppe, B. (2018):
Personality research in mammalian farm animals: concepts, measures, and relationship to welfare. Front Vet Sci 5: 131, 1-15
Finkemeier, M.; Trillmich, F.; Guenther, A. (2016):
Match-mismatch experiments using photoperiod expose developmental plasticity of personal traits. Ethology 122 (1): 80-93