LOEWE Center for
Insect Biotechnology
& Bioresources

Roswitha Aumann


PhD Student

Phone: +49 641 99-39517

Email: roswitha.aumann@agrar.uni-giessen.de

Room: 2.43

Building: TIG


Since 05/2017 PhD student at the Institute for Insect Biotechnology

Master program Agricultural Biology, major in Agricultural Biotechnology University of Hohenheim

Master thesis at the Institute for Plant Physiology and Biotechnology: "Dimerization of the oxophytodienicacid reductase 3 in dependence of a posttranslational modification and its importance during dry stress in Arabidopsis thaliana“ 


Bachelor program Agricultural Sciences Technische Universität München, Wissenschaftszentrum Weihenstephan

Bachelor thesis in the department of animal breeding: "Evaluation of potential premature stop-mutations in the bovine genome“

Research Interests

  • Find novel tools and strategies for the environmentally friendly control of agricultural pests and vectors (mosquitos) (SIT)
  • Evaluate systems for transgene stabilization
  • Optimize the Crispr/Cas method for insects


Aumann RA, Schetelig MF, Häcker I (2018) Highly efficient genome editing by homology-directed repair using Cas9 protein in Ceratitis capitata. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. , 101 , 85-93.
Häcker I, Aumann R, Schetelig MF (2017) Vector control strategies for mosquitoes. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C, 72 (9-10) , e11.