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Rebecca Knab, vet. (Hannover)

Rebecca Knab is a veterinarian with experience in animal-based infection research as well as in development and application of alternative in vitro models. She is currently completing her PhD in the program “Veterinary Research and Animal Biology” at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover. At the same time, she is a masters student in “Philosophy of Science” at Leibniz University and a research fellow at CELLS with a focus on the philosophy of animal experimentation.




Contact Information

E-Mail: rebecca.knabcells.uni-hannover.de
Tel.: +49 511 762 4799
Fax: +49 511 762 14146

CELLS – Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences
Leibniz Universitaet Hannover
Otto-Brenner-Straße 1 (Room 804)
30159 Hannover

Office hours: by appointment

Main Areas of Research and Teaching

  • philosophy of animal experimentation
  • animal ethics


  • Knab, Rebecca, Petersen, Henning, Rautenschlein, Silke & Jung, Arne (2018) Establishment of a Bordetella avium challenge model in turkeys, Avian Pathology, DOI: 10.1080/03079457.2017.1408895


Winter term 2018/19

  • Animal Ethics

Summer term 2018