Research Groups at DUW Zoology
of the University of Basel

Click here for a summary of master projects in the Zoological Institute.

Valentin Amrhein

  • Communication and sexual selection
  • Behavioural ecology of birds
  • Vertebrate conservation biology

For more details view the page of the group of Valentin Amrhein or click here.

For Master thesis projects contact v.amrhein-at-unibas.ch

Daniel Berner

  • Genomics of adaptive diversification
  • Speciation

For Master thesis projects contact daniel.berner-at-unibas.ch or click here.

 

Louis Du Pasquier

  • Evolution of the immune system
  • Origin of the lymphocyte receptors of the immunoglobulin superfamily

For more details view the page of the group of Louis Du Pasquier.

Dieter Ebert

  • Coevolution and the evolution of host-parasite interactions
  • Experimental and theoretical epidemiology
  • Evolution in metapopulations
  • Evolutionary genomics
  • Evolution of microbiota

For more details view the page of the group of Dieter Ebert.

For Master thesis projects contact dieter.ebert-at-unibas.ch or click here.

Walter Salzburger

  • Evolution of animal diversity and speciation
  • Evolution of sexually and naturally selected traits
  • Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics

For more details view the page of the group of Walter Salzburger

For Master theses projects contact walter.salzburger-at-unibas.ch or click here.

Lukas Schärer

  • Sexual selection and sexual conflict in hermaphroditic animals
  • Sperm competition, cryptic female choice and sex allocation
  • Mating behaviour and mating conflicts

For more details view the page of the group of Lukas Schärer.

For Master thesis projects contact lukas.scharer-at-unibas.ch or click here.

Patrick Tschopp

  • Regulatory evolution of vertebrate skeletogenesis
  • Cell fate decisions and impact on embryonic patterning
  • Adapting the limb neuromuscular system to skeletal changes

For more details on our work, please visit the page of the Laboratory of Regulatory Evolution

Contact

For PhD and master thesis projects, please contact Patrick Tschopp by email (patrick.tschopp-at-unibas.ch)

Jean-Claude Walser

  • Transposable Elements
  • Genome Evolution
  • Chromosome Evolution

For more details view the page of the group of Jean-Claude Walser

For Master thesis projects contact jean-claude.walser-at-unibas.ch or click here.

 

Figure: HipHop localization on mre11-mutant telomeres.