Research Seminar

Schedule Fall Term 2010

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 from the Zoological Institute of Basel University.

Week Date Speaker Title Host
1 21.9. Elham Sheikhjabbari Hatching success of Daphnia resting eggs: size, shape and parasites D. Ebert


28.9. Hugo Gante Evolution of Iberian Barbus: Species boundaries and interspecific gene flow W. Salzburger
3 5.10. Pepijn Luijckx Specificity of the parasite P.ramosa for its Daphnia host within and between different species of Daphnia D. Ebert
4 12.10. Anya Theis The function of eggspots in a haplochromine cichlid W. Salzburger
5 19.10. Sereina Rutschmann Ecological diversification in Antarctic notothenioid fishes W. Salzburger
6 26.10. Emilia Santos Alternative splicing and gene duplication in the evolution of the FoxP gene sub-family W. Salzburger
7 2.11. Luis-Miguel Chevin, Imperial College London Some evolutionary demographic consequences of phenotypic plasticity N. Boileau
8 9.11. Lobke Dillen, University of Antwerp The hermaphroditic land snail Succinea putris as a model system to study sexual selection, sexual conflict and sex allocation Lukas Schärer
9 16.11. Eveline Diepeveen The endothelin family; candidate genes for naturally and sexually traits in cichlids W. Salzburger
10 23.11. Matthew Hall Evolutionary genetics of complex traits: from g-max to genomes D. Ebert
11 30.11. Joel Meunier The evolution of sociality: from nestmate recognition in ants, to alternative life-history traits in earwigs M. Kölliker
12 7.12. Halil Kesselring, Uni. Basel and Uni. Queensland Offspring size and its effect on fitness in a marine tube worm D. Ebert, W. Salzburger
13 14.12. Britta Meyer The evolutionary history of the Lake Tanganyika cichlid fish assemblage - from gene genealogies and gene trees to the species tree W. Salzburger
14 21.12. Janine Wong Maternal care and dispersal from the nest in the European earwig M. Kölliker

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