Comparative methane production in terrestrial vertebrates
Dr Clauss attained his PhD in 2000 at the Institute of Animal Physiology, Physiological Chemistry and Animal Nutrition in Munich. During and after, he worked as a research assistant at the same Institute and at the Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research in Berlin. In 2005, Dr Clauss became a senior research associate at the Division of Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife of the Vetsuisse Faculty at the University of Zurich and held the position since. Two years later, he habilitated at the Veterinary Faculty in Munich. Dr Marcus Clauss’ research focuses primarily on digestive physiology and nutrition, specifically in zoo animals, exotic pets and wildlife. In 2006, he was examined as Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition and in 2013, Dr Clauss was appointed as Professor ad personam for Digestive Physiology, Nutrition and Biology of Wild Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife at the University of Zurich.
In his keynote speech during the session “Ruminants and Comparative Physiology” at the ISRP 2019, Dr Clauss will address the “Comparative methane production in terrestrial vertebrates”.