Institutskolloquium Zoologisches Institut


Departements (DUW) Kolloquium

Spring Term 2011

The seminars take place every Monday during term time at 11:15 in the small lecture hall of the Zoological Institute (kleiner Hörsaal, Vesalgasse 1, 1st floor).

The seminars grayed out are the "Departements-Kolloquien" of the Department Umweltwissenschaften (DUW). They will take place on Tuesdays at 17:15 either in the lecture hall of the Geography-building at Klingelbergstrasse 27.
After the talk there will be an apero.

Week Date Speaker Title Host
1 21. 2. no seminar Blockkurs
2 28. 2. Simon Sprecher, Fribourg Seeing colors: how to specify color photoreceptors in Drosophila Gudrun Viktorin
3 7. 3. Jörg Schibler, IPNA, University of Basel Archaeozoology and Wetland Archaeology – Response strategies during climatic deterioration in Swiss Neolithic lakeshore settlements Walter Salzburger
4 14. 3. Fasnacht
5 21. 3. Redouan Bshary, University of Neuchatel Cooperation: diversity in nature and concepts Mathias Kölliker
6 28. 3. Paul Brakefield, University of Cambridge, UK Evolution on the butterfly wing Walter Salzburger
DUW Colloq Thur, 31.3 Prof. Asmeret Berhe,
School of Natural Sciences, University of California Merced, USA
Rainfall Characteristics and Critical Zone Organic Matter Dynamics
(Kolloquiumsvortrag zusammen mit den Current Topics in Geoscience)
7 4. 4. no seminar Blockkurs
8 11. 4. Janis Antonovics, University of Virginia and Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin Disease in marginal populations and its impact on range limits Dieter Ebert
9 18. 4. Rufus Johnstone, University of Cambridge Coordination and reciprocity in parental care Mathias Kölliker
10 25. 4. Ostermontag
11 2. 5. Patricia Moore, Exeter/Cornwall The cost of keeping eggs fresh: diet, social conditions and life history trade-offs in females Mathias Kölliker
12 9. 5. Theo Bakker On kin recognition and sexual selection Walter Salzburger
DUW Colloq 10.5 Dr. Franz Conen,
Institut für Umweltgeowissenschaften
Dust, bacteria & clouds
13 16. 5. Tommaso Pizzari, University of Oxford Sexual Selection and The Paradox of Promiscuity Lukas Schärer
14 23. 5. Stefan Schuster, University of Bayreuth Small systems for large tasks: lessons from fish brains Walter Salzburger
15 30. 5.

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