Me collecting Nucella lapillus in Whitby, UK
Me collecting Nucella lapillus in Whitby, UK


My name is Dennis, welcome to my research portfolio.

I am a Ph.D. student at the University of Cambridge, UK and the British Antarctic Survey where my research is about understanding the processes and pathways of biomineralization in marine invertebrates. If you like to learn more about my research, head over to the Research Page.

Before moving to Cambridge, I obtained my B.Sc. in Geosciences and M.Sc. in Marine Geosciences at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, Germany and GEOMAR, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany.

News & Updates

  • Jan. 2020 - My first author paper on boron isotopes in individual foraminifera got published in the journal Chemical Geology.
  • Nov. 2019 - Research visit to GEOMAR in Kiel, Germany to analyse trace metal contamination in shells by LA-MC-ICP-MS.
  • Jun. 2019 - Poster presentation about shell regrowth margins at the Molluscan Forum in London.
  • Apr. 2019 - Present poster about shell crystallography in damaged shells at the BIOMIN XV in Munich.
  • Feb. 2018 - Received confirmation for a full PhD stipend at the University of Cambridge for 3.5 years!