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
Fall Semester 2018
Group Date Speaker Title
BE 19.09.18 Dr. Bram Kujiper

University of Exeter


EE 26.09.18 Dr. Jessica Stapley

ETH Zurich
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BE 03.10.18 Dr. Wendt Müller

  10.10.18

BE 17.10.18 Prof. Sylvia Cremer

  24.10.18

BE 31.10.18 Dr. Damien Farine
BE 07.11.18 Prof. Mark Briffa

EE
14.11.18 Dr. Richard Merrill

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

website


EE
21.11.18 Dr. Katja Rasanen

EAWAG

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BE 28.11.18

EE 05.12.18 Dr. Alex Jordan

Max Planck Institute for Collective Behaviour

website


EE 12.12.18 Dr. Rongfeng (Ray) Cui

Max Planck Institute for Aging

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EE 19.12.18 Dr. Maude Baldwin

Max Planck Institute for Ornithology

website


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

Liverpool John Moores University

website

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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Adaptation from long-standing genetic variation in an alpine plant

Supporting literature: Widmer 1.pdf (PDF, 759KB), Widmer 2.pdf (PDF, 253KB)

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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Evolution and ecology of parity mode in a reproductively bimodal species, the European common lizard

Supporting literature: Elmer 1.pdf (PDF, 1.5 MB), Elmer 2.pdf (PDF, 909KB)

EE 11.04.18 Prof. Gabriel Marais

University of Lyon

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The evolution of social systems and sex chromosomes in primates

Supporting literature: Marais 1.pdf (PDF, 1.0 MB), Marais 2.pdf (PDF, 1.4 MB)

EE 18.04.18 Prof. Ken Lukowiak

University of Calgary

website

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?

Supporting literature: Kingma_1 (PDF, 503KB), Kingma_2 (PDF, 414KB), Kingma_3 (PDF, 466KB)

BE
02.05.18 Dr. James Savage

University of Cambridge

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Parental care: do the details matter?

Supporting literature: Savage_1 (PDF, 3.2 MB), Savage_2 (PDF, 1.3 MB), Savage_3 (PDF, 597KB)

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

Supporting literature: Brent_1 (PDF, 1016KB), Brent_2 (PDF, 2.6 MB), Brent_3 (PDF, 925KB)

BE 23.05.18 Prof. Jutta Schneider

University of Hamburg

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Adaptations to an extreme mating system in spiders

Supporting literature: Schneider_1 (PDF, 588KB), Schneider_2 (PDF, 161KB), Schneider_3 (PDF, 546KB)

BE 30.05.18 Prof. Laurent Lehmann

University of Lausanne

website

What does natural selection maximize and when do individuals maximize their inclusive fitness?

Supporting literature: Lehmann_1 (PDF, 4.2 MB), Lehmann_2 (PDF, 3.5 MB), Lehmann_3 (PDF, 207KB)

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