Thorsten Schwerte, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Institute of Zoology
University of Innsbruck, Austria

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Dr. Thorsten Schwerte is professor of Zoology at University of Innsbruck, Austria obtained his MSc at Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany. He was awarded the Ph.D. at University of Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria. Dr. Thorsten Schwerte worked as an associate professor for the School of Education and the Department of Zoology. Since 2017 he is the head of the department of zoology.

Research Interest

Dr. Thorsten Schwerte research focusses on the Development of the Cardiovascular System and the Development of Microscopic Imaging Techniques for the Characterization of Physiological Processes in the Model Zebrafish and other transparent specimens. He is also interested in Applied Biology and Technology Transfer (Bionics). This activity has led to several bioinspired products (medical device and insect pest control)