Institute of Ecology and Evolution

Past Speakers 2012

Spring Semester 2012
Date Speaker Title
21.02.2012 Prof. Rolf Beutel,, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena Phylogeny of Holometabola (Insecta)
Organiser: PD Dr. Chr. Kropf, NMBE
28.02.2012 no seminar -
06.03.2012 Prof. Helmut Hillebrand,, ICBM Wilhelmshaven Biodiversity - productivity relationships: shifting a paradigm
Organiser: Prof. Dr. M. Fischer
13.03.2012 Dr. Jakob Brodersen,, Eawag & University of Lund, Sweden Parallel sympatric diversification in aquatic top-predators
Organiser: Prof. Dr. O. Seehausen
20.03.2012 Prof. Jacobus Boomsma,, Univ. of Copenhagen Life-time commitment and the evolution of altruism and mutualism
Organiser: Prof. Dr. M. Taborsky
27.03.2012 Prof. Bernhard Schmid,, University, Zurich Biodiversity meets evolution
Organiser: Prof. Dr. H. Richner
03.04.2012 Dr. Piet Spaak,, Aquatic Ecology, EAWAG Daphnia hybridization in peri-alpine lakes over space and time
Organiser: Prof. Dr. W. Tinner
17.04.2012 Dr. Kurt Bollmann,, WSL Birmensdorf Can research on umbrella species drive habitat management in mountain forests?
Organiser: Prof. Dr. R. Arlettaz
24.04.2012 Prof. Laurent Keller,, University of Lausanne Evolution of a social chromosome in ants
Organiser: Prof. Dr. L. Excoffier
01.05.2012 Prof. Louis-Félix Bersier,, University of Fribourg Latent traits models for networks: from the structure of food-webs to the forecasting of the role of invasive species
Organiser: Prof. Dr. R. Arlettaz
08.05.2012 Prof. Rui Oliveira,, ISPA, Lisbon, Portugal Social Biology: How social information shapes hormones, brain and behavior
Organiser: Prof. Dr. M. Taborsky
15.05.2012 Prof. Dr. Alexandra-Maria Klein,, Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany Almond pollination in California - Research and challenges for sustainable management solutions
Organiser: Prof. Dr. W. Nentwig
22.05.2012 Dr. Lukas Rüber,, NMBE The past, present and future of the Southeast Asian freshwater fish fauna
Organiser: Dr. S. Hertwig, NMBE
29.05.2012 Exam -

Autumn Semester 2012
Date Speaker Title
18.09.2012 Dr. Peter Jäger,, Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Frankfurt a.M. Biodiversity research in Laos
Organiser: PD Dr. C. Kropf, NMBE
25.09.2012 Dr. Lluis Quintana-Murci,, Institut Pasteur, Paris Humans in an adaptive world: from population genetics to human immunology
Organiser: Prof. Dr. L. Excoffier
02.10.2012 Dr. Olivier Tenaillon, , INSERM, Université Paris Diderot, Sorbonne, Paris Constraints, convergence and epistasis at genomic and gene level in bacteria
Organiser: Prof. Dr. L. Excoffier
09.10.2012 Dr. Pamela Woods,, University of Washington, Seattle Ecological and life history diversity in postglacial fish and the relationship with lake environment
Organiser: Prof. Dr. O. Seehausen
16.10.2012 no seminar -
23.10.2012 Prof. Jenny Boughman,, BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in ActionMichigan State University Divergent selection and the evolution of reproductive isolation in sticklebacks
Organiser: Prof. Dr. O. Seehausen
30.10.2012 Dr. Isabel Gordo,, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Lisbon Adaptation rate of Escherichia coli does not wane in its natural ecosystem
Organiser: Prof. Dr. L. Excoffier
06.11.2012 Prof. Dr. Klaus Henle,, Leipzig Habitat fragmentation, scaling, flood plain dynamics, and monitoring - research focus of the Department of Conservation Biology, UFZ, Leipizig
Organiser: Prof. Dr. R. Arlettaz
13.11.2012 n.n. -
20.11.2012 Prof. Simon Connor,, University of the Algarve (Portugal) and Monash University Melbourne (Australien) Ecological insights from ancient plant material - examples from Portugal
Organiser: Prof. Dr. W. Tinner
27.11.2012 Prof. Niels Dingemanse,, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology,Germany Ecological and Evolutionary Perspectives on Animal Personality Variation
Organiser: Prof. Dr. M. Taborsky
04.12.2012 Dr. Angelika Hilbeck,, ETHZ GMO risk assessments and nontarget effects - concepts and controversies
Organiser: Prof. Dr. R. Arlettaz
11.12.2012 PD Dr. Peter Neumann,, Agroscope Liebefeld Honey bee colony losses
Organiser: Prof. Dr. W. Nentwig
18.12.2012 Exam -