Current Studies in Evolutionary Biology

The "Research Seminar" of DUW Zoology

Spring Term 2020

Due to the ongoing Corona pandemic the seminar is for the time being cancelled. If you need credit points for this seminar please contact your supervisor or Dieter Ebert.

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

For the new credit point regulation, see below!

Week Date Speaker Title Host
1 18. 2. no seminar
2 25. 2. Emmanuelle Grall Signalling gradients and self-organization during tetrapod digit pattern formation and evolution Patrick Tschopp
3 3. 3. no seminar (Basler Fasnacht)
4 10. 3. Christina Tadiri, McGill University* Preliminary title: "Resistance and tolerance and host-parasite metapopulation dynamics in guppies" Dieter Ebert
5 17. 3. Eric Dexter CANCELLED!!! Dieter Ebert
6 24. 3. Aeneas Meier* CANCELLED!!! Evolution of hemoglobins in cichlid fishes form Lake Tanganyika Walter Salzburger
7 31. 3. CANCELLED!!!
8 7. 4. Vitor Faria* CANCELLED!!! Dieter Ebert
9 14. 4. Pascal Angst CANCELLED!!! Dieter Ebert
10 21. 4. Tanja Brechbühl* CANCELLED!!! Daniel Berner
11 28. 4. Julia Fürst CANCELLED!!! Insect biomass changes since 1987 in the Limpach Valley, Switzerland Valentin Amrhein
12 5. 5. Melanie Andereggen CANCELLED!!! Valentin Amrhein
13 12. 5. Ana Di Pietro-Torres* CANCELLED!!! Patrick Tschopp
14 19. 5. Marcos Da Silva CANCELLED!!! Walter Salzburger
14 26. 5. Gabriele Pumo CANCELLED!!! Patrick Tschopp

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.

Current Term's Seminars

Past Seminars