Institute of Ecology and Evolution

Lecture Series in 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