Dr Reinmar Hager (MSc, PhD) - personal details
Role: Lecturer and Postgraduate Tutor
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 1550
Location: Faculty of Life Sciences,
- Faculty of Life Sciences
- 4 - Computational and Evolutionary Biology Research Group
- Hager Lab
- Reinmar Hager in the Faculty of Life Sciences
2004 PhD, Trinity College, University of Cambridge
1999 MSc (Diplom-Biologe), University of Würzburg
1996-1997 Undergraduate studies in biology, University of Edinburgh
1993-1996 Undergraduate studies in economics, psychology, law and biology, Universities of Kassel, Munich and Stuttgart
2011-present Lecturer in Evolutionary Biology and Postgraduate Tutor
2008-2011 NERC Research Fellow, University of Manchester
2005-2008 Postdoctoral Research Associate, supported by BBSRC. Manchester
2003-2005 Postdoctoral Research Assistant, supported by Trinity College. Cambridge
Awards & Distinctions
2009-2014 DFG Emmy Noether Group Leader Fellowship (declined)
2009 World Health Summit, Berlin, invitation
2008-2011 NERC Research Fellowship
2005-2007 DFG Emmy Noether Research Fellowship
2002-2003 Senior Rouse Ball Scholarship, Trinity College
External and Internal Committees
2012-present NERC Peer Review College
2012-present Board of Governors, University of Manchester
2012-present Senate, University of Manchester
2011-present Research Degree Committee, University of Manchester
2008-present General Assembly, University of Manchester
Dissemination of Research
Plenaries : 6 plenaries at international conferences
Seminars : 30 invited University seminars plus 46 conference contributions
Media : research featured in numerous international radio and print media, e.g. Der Standard, Der Tagespiegel, Nature, Noorderlicht, Science, Westdeutsche Rundfunk, BBC News, mancunianmatters etc.
2010-present Review Editor - Frontiers in Genetics of Complex Traits
Number of peer-reviewed publications (first or last author): 38
Total number of peer-reviewed publications: 41
1 book Hager R, Jones CB. 2009. Reproductive skew. Cambridge UP.
Hager R, Lu L, Rosen GD, Williams RW. (2012). Genetic architecture supports mosaic brain evolution and independent brain-body size regulation. Nature Communications, 3, 1079.
Nonacs P, Hager R. (2011). The past, present and future of reproductive skew theory and experiments. Biological Reviews, 86, 271-298.
Cheverud JM, Hager R, Roseman C, Fawcett G, Wang B, Wolf JB. (2008). Genomic imprinting effects on adult body composition in mice. PNAS, 105, 4253-4258.
Wolf JB, Cheverud JM, Roseman C, Hager R. (2008). Genome-wide analysis reveals a complex pattern of genomic imprinting in mice. PLoS Genetics, 4, e1000091.
Wolf JB, Hager R. (2006). A maternal-offspring coadaptation theory for the evolution of genomic imprinting. PLoS Biology, 4(12)
Hager R, Johnstone RA. (2003). The genetic basis of family conflict resolution in mice. Nature, 421, 533-535.