Dr Vanessa Huml

Dr Vanessa Huml

Teaching and Research Associate, Molecular Ecology

School of Biological and Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Teaching and Research Associate, School of Biological and Marine Sciences


  • since 2017: Teaching and Research Associate, School of Biological and Marine Sciences
  • 2013-2017: PhD in Conservation Genetics “Assessment of adaptive genetic variation of European grayling (Thymallus thymallus) for conservation and management purpose”, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU)/ Plymouth University, UK
  • 2011-2013: Freelance biologist with project related contracts from the Association of landscape management (Landschaftspflegeverband) and the Lower conservation authority in Kitzingen (Germany)
  • 2005-2011: Diploma degree (equivalent to BSc.+ MSc.) in Biology; Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany


Huml, J.V., Harris, W.E., Taylor, M.I., Sen, R., Prudhomme, C. and Ellis, J.S., 2020. Pollution control can help mitigate future climate change impact on European grayling in the UK. Diversity and Distributions. In press

Huml, J.V., Taylor, M.I., Edwin Harris, W., Sen, R. and Ellis, J.S., 2018. Neutral variation does not predict immunogenetic variation in the European grayling (Thymallus thymallus)—implications for management. Molecular ecology, 27(21), pp.4157-4173.

Ellis, J.S., Soland-Reckeweg, G., Buswell, V.G., Huml, J.V., Brown, A. and Knight, M.E., 2018. Introgression in native populations of Apis mellifera mellifera L: implications for conservation. Journal of insect conservation, 22(3-4), pp.377-390.

Teschke, I., Wascher, C.A.F., Scriba, M.F., von Bayern, A.M.P., Huml, V., Siemers, B. and Tebbich, S., 2013. Did tool-use evolve with enhanced physical cognitive abilities?. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368(1630), p.20120418.