Kerstin Musolf

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Research Interests

My research concentrates on female mate choice and its role in sexual selection using small mammals as model species. In this context I have studied kin recognition and inbreeding avoidance, MHC polymorphism and MHC dependent mate choice in wild wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus) and wild house mice (Mus musculus). My ongoing research focuses on ultrasonic courtship vocalizations in wild house mice.


Education and Professional Positions

2010 - 2013 Research Associate, Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland