Dr Hanna Schenk


Research interests


I am generally interested in employing mathematical models to understand nature. In particular:

  • Fisheries economics
  • Host-parasite dynamics
  • Evolutionary game theory
  • Theoretical ecology and evolution

Publications before iDiv


  • Gaëlle Demarre, Victoria Prudent, Hanna Schenk, Emilie Rousseau, Marie-Agnes Bringer, Nicolas Barnich, Guy Tran Van Nhieu, Sylvie Rimsky, Silvia De Monte, Olivier Espéli. The Crohn's disease-associated Escherichia coli strain LF82 rely on SOS and stringent responses to survive, multiply and tolerate antibiotics within macrophages. PLOS Pathogens. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1008123

Working papers



iDiv publications


M. F. Quaas, J. N. Meya, H. Schenk, B. Bos, M. A. Drupp, T. Requate

(2021): The social cost of contacts: Theory and evidence for the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany. PLOS ONE 16(3) *

Schenk, H., Schulenburg, H., Traulsen, A.

(2020): How long do Red Queen dynamics survive under genetic drift? A comparative analysis of evolutionary and eco-evolutionary models. Bmc Evolutionary Biology 20(1) *
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Puschstrasse 4
04103 Leipzig

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+49 341 9733168
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Leipzig University

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