Lecture Series in Evolutionary Ecology and Behavioural Ecology

Seminar Location

Fall Semester: Haller Auditorium, Baltzerstrasse 1
Spring Semester: Studer Auditorium, Baltzerstrasse 3

Seminar Schedule

Wednesday, 16:15, weekly

Legend

BE = Behavioural Ecology Lab
EE = Evolutionary Ecology Lab
 

Protocol_Instructions.pdf
Spring Semester 2018
Group Date Speaker Title
BE 21.02.18 Dr. Adam Reddon

Liverpool John Moores University

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Nonapeptide regulation of social behaviour in group living fishes

Supporting literature: Reddon1 (PDF, 673KB), Reddon2 (PDF, 362KB), Reddon3 (PDF, 883KB)

EE 28.02.18 Dr. Sylvie Retaux

Paris Saclay Institute of Neuroscience

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Developmental evolution of brain and behavior in blind cavefish

Supporting literature: Retaux 1.pdf (PDF, 1.1 MB), Retaux 2.pdf (PDF, 5.6 MB)

EE 07.03.18 Prof. Christian Parisod

University of Bern

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Evolution of duplicated genomes under environmental constraints

Supporting literature: Parisod 1.PDF (PDF, 580KB), Parisod 2.pdf (PDF, 1.2 MB)

EE 14.03.18 Prof. Alex Widmer

ETH Zürich

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BE 21.03.18 Dr. Erik Frank

University of Lausanne

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Rescue behaviour and treatment of injured individuals in a termite-hunting ant

Supporting literature: Frank1 (PDF, 1.0 MB), Frank2 (PDF, 420KB), Frank3 (PDF, 400KB)

EE 28.03.18 Dr. Kathryn Elmer

University of Glasgow

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EE 11.04.18 Prof. Gabriel Marais

University of Lyon

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EE 18.04.18 Prof. Ken Lukowiak

University of Calgary

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Enhancing memory formation by fear and chocolate

Supporting literature: Lukowiak 1.pdf (PDF, 750KB), Lukowiak 2.pdf (PDF, 473KB), Lukowiak 3.pdf (PDF, 266KB)

BE 25.04.18 Dr. Sjouke Kingma

University of Groningen

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The evolution of cooperative breeding in birds: much more than kin selection?

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02.05.18 Dr. James Savage

University of Cambridge

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EE 09.05.18 Dr. Leslie Turner

University of Bath

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Genomics of speciation in house mice: a comparison of two approaches

Supporting literature: Turner1.pdf (PDF, 487KB), Turner2.pdf (PDF, 773KB), Turner3.pdf (PDF, 2.1 MB)

BE 16.05.18 Dr. Lauren Brent

University of Exeter

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Relationships matter: How network connections are the key to success in a social world

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BE 23.05.18 Prof. Jutta Schneider

University of Hamburg

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Adaptations to an extreme mating system in spiders

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BE 30.05.18 Prof. Laurent Lehmann

University of Lausanne

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Fall Semester 2017
Group Date Speaker Title
BE 20.09.17 Dr. Joachim Frommen

University of Bern

Communication of aggressive propensity in aquatic environments
BE 27.09.17 Prof. Ludwig Huber

University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna

Are dogs socially intelligent or only socially attentive?
BE 4.10.17 Prof. Andy Russell

University of Exeter

The role of plasticity in the evolution of cooperative breeding systems
EE 11.10.17 Prof. Tanja Schwander

University of Lausanne

Consequences of asexual reproduction in animals: insights from stick insects
EE 18.10.17 Dr. Myles Menz

University of Bern

Understanding insect migration: from individuals to species
EE 25.10.17 Prof. Harold Zakon

University of Texas

Poison frogs, stinging scorpions: two stories of molecular evolution in action
BE 1.11.17 Prof. Gregory Velicer

ETH Zürich

Indirect and direct evolution of social interaction phenotypes
BE 8.11.17 Marlis Dumke

University of Hambourg

Social foraging and exploitative behaviour in Australia's group-living crab spiders: from species to individuals
EE 15.11.17 Prof. Patrick Tschopp

University of Basel

Gene regulatory convergence and patterning in vertebrate skeletogenesis
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22.11.17 Prof. Gil Rosenthal

Texas A&M

Mate choice and the evolutionary process in swordtails (Teleostei:Xiphophorus)
EE 29.11.17 Prof. Jukka Jokela

ETH Zürich

Why males? Long term study on maintenance of sex
BE 6.12.17 Prof. Svante Winberg

Uppsala University

Stress coping styles and plastic response to social interaction - gene and environment interactions
BE 13.12.17 Dr. Michael Webster

University of St. Andrews

Social cues and foraging behaviour
EE 20.12.17 Prof. Jochen Wolf

Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München

Speciation genomics

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