Marcus Clauss

Prof. Dr. med. vet. Marcus Clauss, MSc, Dipl. ECVCN

Wissenschaftlicher Abteilungsleiter

Phone: 044 635 83 76

mclauss@vetclinics.uzh.ch

Degree

M.Sc. (Wild Animal Health), Dr.med.vet., Certified Veterinary Specialist ("Fachtierarzt", Bavaria, Germany) in Animal Nutrition and Dietetics, Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ECVCN)

Curriculum Vitae

Education

1976–1989, School education in Berlin, Siegen (NRW), Eichstätt (BAY),

Berlin 1989, Work experience as zoo animal keeper at the Zoological Garden Berlin

1989–1991, Civil service as surgery/hospital nurse in Munich

1991–1997, Studies of veterinary medicine in Munich, including rotations at the Clinic for internal medicine and bird clinic, Munich, the abbatoir in Hamburg, the Zoological Gardens of Vienna, Nürnberg, Milwaukee, at Hluhluwe Game Reserve, RSA, and with Dr. R. Bourroughs, RSA

1997–1998, MSc Course in Wild Animal Health at the Institute Zoology, Zoological Society of London / Royal Veterinary College,

1997–2000, Dissertation thesis at the Institute of Animal Physiology, Physiological Chemistry and Animal Nutrition, Munich (Prof. Dr. E. Kienzle) 2005, Board Examination (Bavaria, Germany) as Certified Veterinary Specialist in Animal Nutrition and Dietetics

2006, Board Examination as Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition

Profession:

1998–2000, Research assistant at the Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) Berlin (Director: Prof. R. R. Hofmann) in the research group for nutritional adaptations (Dr. M. Lechner-Doll)

2000–2005, Research assistant at the Institute of Animal Physiology, Physiological Chemistry and Animal Nutrition, Munich (Prof. Dr. E. Kienzle)

since 2005, Senior Research Associate at the Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife (Prof. J.-M. Hatt) of the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Research focus:

Comparative digestive anatomy and physiology
Nutritional disorders of wildlife
Zoo population management
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