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biologist

Sharmila Choudhury, German biologist. Achievements include research on DNA-fingerprinting in geese; cross-species review on divorce in birds; mating strategies in geese. Research grantee North American Electric Reliability Corporation, 1994, Wildfowl & Westlands Trust, 1988-1992; Oxford University studentship, 1992. Member Royal Society for Protection of Birds, British Ornithologists Union, Association for Study of Animal Behaviour.

Background

Choudhury, Sharmila was born on February 19, 1965 in Hage, Germany. Arrived in United Kingdom, 1985. Daughter of Manoj Kumar and Gisela Luise (Schenke) Choudhury.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology with honors, Bristol (United Kingdom) University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, Oxford (United Kingdom) University, 1992.

Career

Research officer, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge, United Kingdom, 1993-1995; researcher, British Broadcasting Corporation Natural History Unit, Bristol, England, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on DNA-fingerprinting in geese. Cross-species review on divorce in birds. Mating strategies in geese.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

Membership

Member Royal Society for Protection of Birds, British Ornithologists Union, Association for Study of Animal Behaviour.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, photography.

Connections

Married Knut Schroeder, August 27, 1994.

father:
Manoj Kumar Choudhury

mother:
Gisela Luise (Schenke) Choudhury

spouse:
Knut Schroeder