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Rebecca Knab, PhD (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 has just earned her PhD in veterinary research and animal biology at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover and is currently finishing a master's in philosophy of science at Leibniz University. At CELLS Rebecca works as a research fellow 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