Institute of Ecology and Evolution

Past Speakers 2009

Autumn Semester 09
Date Speaker Title
15.09.09 Prof. Marc Naguib
Netherlands Institute of Ecology
What birds reveal when singing: personality and fitness correlates in birdsong
Organiser: Prof. Dr. H. Richner
22.09.09 Prof. Kevin J. Gaston University of Sheffield, UK On being common
Organiser: Prof. Dr. R. Arlettaz
29.09.09 Prof. Dr. David Balding Imperial College London, UK Detecting recent positive selection and inversions in the human genome
Organiser: Prof. Dr. L. Excoffier
06.10.09 n.n. no seminar
13.10.09 Dr. Matjaz Kuntner
Scientific Research Centre
Slovenian Academy of Sciences
and Arts, Ljubljana, Slowenien
Webs, sex and systematics: evolutionary arms race in nephilid spiders
Organiser: Prof. Dr. M. Güntert
20.10.09 Prof. Dr. Joachim Burger
Institut für Anthropologie, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Germany
The palaeogenetic colonization history of early Neolithic farmers and their domestics in Central Europe
Organiser: Prof. Dr. L. Excoffier
03.11.09 Prof. M. Vences TU Braunschweig Diversity and diversification of amphibians in Madagascar
Organiser: Prof. Dr. M. Güntert
10.11.09 Prof. Dolph Schluter Zoology Dept & Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Natural selection and the genetics of adaptation in stickleback
Organiser: Prof. Dr. O. Seehausen
17.11.09 Prof. Dr. Susanne Wurst Freie Universität Berlin Below- aboveground linkages: soil organisms and their effects on plant defence
Organiser: Prof. Dr. W. Nentwig
24.11.09 Dr. Oliver Bosch, Dept. of Behavioural Neuroendocrinology, University of Regensburg Maternal behavior is regulated by oxytocin - and vasopressin, too!
Organiser: Prof. Dr. M. Taborsky
01.12.09 Prof. Daniel Bolnick Section of Integrative Biology University of Texas, Austin Ecological and evolutionary forces maintaining niche variation within populations
Organiser: Prof. Dr. O. Seehausen
08.12.09 Dr. Mirka Macel, Netherlands Institute of Ecology Climate change and shifts in biotic interactions
Organiser: Prof. Dr. W. Nentwig
15.12.09 Beat Naef 50 years of radio-telemetry: From documenting individual fates to integrated population models
Organiser: Prof. Dr. R. Arlettaz