Press/ Public

Applied Zoology, in (the) press.

3 Apr 2017. Short portrait of our 2016 BeLL student, Lisa-Marie Pumpa from St Afra High School, who did her project Attachment stuctures and Oviposition with us. She made it to the final of the Saxony-wide round of ‘Jugend forscht. See here in the Sächs.Z.

29 Mar 2017. Short comment by Klaus in ZEIT Magazin on bedbugs. Link. The hour that the phone interview took can be considered wasted time.

21 Jan 2017. Profund and balanced coverage of Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung refers to our work. Link.

1 Dec 2016. Klaus in Scientific American on Mitochondrial Replacement. Link

24 Nov 2016. Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten: Laboratory in Dresden bug-riddled: Fast evolution in bedbugs and other scientific bits. With microscopy hints by Conni. Link. The Mitteldeutsche Zeitung hopped in a few days later. here.

29 Sept 2016. Klaus’ concerns on the announcement that the first three-parent baby was born in Mexico: Tagesspiegel and Wired and Science Media Centre

27 July 2016. Interview with Klaus – Die Welt: Also look for bedbugs in the Bible. Link

19 May 2016. Feinde im Bett – Freie Presse mentions Klaus’ work.

8 May 2016. Welt am Sonntag on bedbugs, mentions some of Klaus’ work. Link

Asiago_Mopo11 Apr 2016 Quite an unusual honour. The dragonfly Asiagomphus reinhardti has been named after Klaus. Which the press seemed to find interesting.

more here or here or here. More important is actually the notion that even large insect species can be newly discovered in the South East Asian mountainous forests. Luckily, and unlike a lot of thers, the species was described before it got extinct by forest-logging. See here for a link to an organisation that supports research and protection of dragonflies in South East Asia and other parts of the world, the International Dragonfly Fund.

3 Feb 2016 Coverage of the bedbug genome paper, with scientists from mainly the US and Germany. See the reports by Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten, Sächsische Zeitung, Bild der Wissenschaft, SwissInfo, Focus (Link) (as usual way out of context), World News (whatever this is, looks like an automated news collector) as well as Deutschlandfunk, die Welt (both did not even notice that several German researchers were involved).

18 Mar 2016 Schwäbisches Tagblatt on the bedbug genome and the other things usually reported about bedbugs. Later Stuttgarter Zeitung: Link

20 May 2015 MDR1 Radio Sachsen plays extracts of Klaus’ interview about invasive animal species.

7 May 2015 Laborjournal cites Klaus’ critical assessment of the Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy (aka three-parent baby technology). (link)

UJ_04_2015_k3 March 2015 Dresdner Uni-Journal

also see here

26 Feb 2015 Listen to Klaus’ Interview with Kulturradio RBB.

26 Feb 2015 Bugs on the Berlin Volksbuehne BOOKS Pavillion

BIld_2015-02-2727 Feb 2015 BILD Dresden

18 Feb 2015, the FOCUS, too, mixing facts and fiction but providing a good explanation of the function of resilin.

16 Feb 2015 in The Scientist on Tolerance in sexual conflict

11 Feb 2015 on Tolerance in sexual conflict

10 Feb 2015 in Science online on Tolerance in sexual conflict

27 Nov 2014 VBiol: Gene versus Lebenswandel

21 Nov 2014 Morgenpost Dresden


some more here

Workshops/ MiniConferences

Bi/International Bautzen PhD Meeting

See here.

Special Interest Group (SIG) Arthropod Cuticle of the Royal Entomological Society.

See here.

School visits

Kindergarten Kita Forststraße.

Kindergarten BIP MiniMax.

Deutsche Schule Athen.

Vorschule Kinderhaus Arche Noah. (See their lovely Thank-you letter.)

Lange Nächte

Der Wissenschaft. Dresden 2015.

Der Wissenschaft. Berlin 2016.

Der Theater. Dresden 2016.

Der Wissenschaft. Dresden 2017.