Paul Kalke

Research interests

Annelid and Thecostracan evolution
Evolution of invertebrate nervous systems

Short CV

12/2018 - 05/2019 - research associate at University of Goettingen, Department "Animal Evolution and Biodiversity", Prof. Bleidorn
05/2017 - 09/2018 - work as a scientific diver at the "Institut für Fisch und Umwelt" (FIUM GmbH)
03/2017 - Masterthesis: “ Morphology of the developing nervous system of the bay barnacle Amphibalanus improvisus (Darwin, 1854)” (Prof. Richter)
10/2014 - 03/2017 - Master of Science in Marine Biology at University of Rostock
and research assistant for the "Institut für allgemeine und spezielle Zoologie", Prof. Richter
09/2014 - Bachelorthesis: " Immunohistochemical observation of the embryogenesis of Clymenella cf. torquata (Annelida)" (Prof. Schlegel)
10/2011 - 09/2014 - Bachelor of Science in Biology at University of Leipzig


Kalke, P., Frase, T., and Richter, S. (2020) From swimming towards sessility in two metamorphoses – the drastic changes in structure and function of the nervous system of the bay barnacle Amphibalanus improvisus (Crustacea, Thecostraca, Cirripedia) during development. Contributions to Zoology, 89(3), 324-352.