Seminar: Research in Evolutionary Biology

Schedule Spring Term 2019

Research Seminars take place every Tuesday during term time at 12:15 to 13:30 in the small lecture hall of the Zoological Institute (Vesalgasse 1, first floor).
If not mentioned otherwise speakers are members of the Zoological Institute.

For the new credit point regulation, see below!

Week Date Speaker Title Host
1 19. 2. Anke Schwarzenberger, Uni. Konstanz tba D. Ebert
2 26. 2. Pragya Singh tba Lukas Schärer
3 5. 3.
4 12. 3. (Basler Fasnacht)
5 19. 3. Mariko Dale Fighting the enemy: an RNAseq study to understand the immune defense of Daphnia Dieter Ebert
6 26. 3.
7 2. 4. Axel Wiberg tba Lukas Schärer
8 9. 4. Georgia Rouseti tba Dieter Ebert
9 16. 4. Fabienne Nick tba Dieter Ebert
10 23. 4.
11 30. 4. Fabian Scheuber The evolution of a resistance supergene Dieter Ebert
12 7. 5. Alicia Welti Exploring the genetic basis of an alternative solution to armor reduction in stickleback Daniel Berner
13 14. 5. Natalie Jeanneret Mirrors as environmental enrichment devices for monkeys Valentin Amrhein
14 21. 5. Alexandra Viertler tba Walter Salzburger
14 28. 5.

Credit points

To obtain credit points for participation in this seminar, it is necessary to 1) attend the seminar regulary (sign the list) and 2) take part in at least 4 of the 5 post-seminar discussions (about 30 minutes). The seminars where the name of the speaker is printed in bold type and marked with * will have a post-seminar discussion. During these discussions the quality of the talk will be discussed (in the obligatory absense of the speaker). The speaker will later receive feedback from one participant of the discussion.

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