Research Seminar

Schedule Fall Term 2009

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).

Week Date Speaker Title Host
1 15. Sep 09 Laura Walther Human impact and the effect of grooming on the stress level of vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops) V. Amrhein
2 22. Sep 09 Lukas Schärer Mating behaviour, sexual conflict and the evolution of sperm design -
3 29. Sep 09 Laura Baldo The Wolbachia pandemic: diversity and evolution of the master manipulators of invertebrate biology W. Salzburger
4 6. Oct 09
5 13. Oct 09 Bernd Egger The role of sexual selection and habitat instabilities in the evolution of intraspecific colour variation in the cichlid genus Tropheus W. Salzburger
6 20. Oct 09 David Duneau Mechanisms of pathogen resistance in D. magna D. Ebert
7 27. Oct 09 Florian Neumann Resting places of European hares: selected for providing cover? V. Amrhein
8 3. Nov 09 Pepijn Luijckx Simple genetics underlie highly specific host × parasite genotypic interactions in the Daphnia-Pasteuria system D. Ebert
9 10. Nov 09 Moritz Muschick Evolution of body and pharyngeal jaw morphology in Tanganyikan cichlid fishes W. Salzburger
10 17. Nov 09 Emilia Santos Genetic basis of Astatotilapia burtoni eggspots W. Salzburger
12 1. Dec 09 Michael Matschiner tba W. Salzburger
13 8. Dec 09 Lisa Schild Roosting behaviour of wintering red kites (Milvus milvus) V. Amrhein
14 15. Dec 09 Kiyono Sekii Experimental tests of sex allocation theory using the RNAi-knockdown approach L. Schärer

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