Winter term 2006/07: Vesalianum Seminar

(Version: 4.10.06)

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).

Week Date Speaker Title Host
1 Oct 23, 06 no seminar
2 Oct 30, 06 Thomas Wahli, Institute of Animal Pathology, University of Bern The mystery of PKD (Proliferative Kidney Disease of Fish) Patricia Holm
3 Nov 6, 06 Dario Maestripieri, University of Chicago Genetic and maternal effects on offspring behavioral development in RHESUS MACAQUES: what crossfostering studies can tell us about the evolution of primate behavior Mathias Kölliker
4 Nov 13, 06 Jens Rolff, Sheffield University Ecological Immunity Dieter Ebert
5 Nov 20, 06 Barbara Hohn, FMI Basel Influences of the environment on the dynamics of the plant genome Dieter Ebert
6 Nov 27, 06 Ueli Ochsenbein, BE-GBL-Gewässer- und Bodenschutzlabor Pesticides in small rivers - origin and relevance Patricia Holm
7 Dec 4, 06 Marc Naguib, University Bielefeld Effects of early developmental conditions on sexually selected traits and life history strategies in zebra finches Valentin Amrhein
8 Dec 11, 06 Volker Schmid Cnidaria and the evolution of the basic bilaterian Bauplan Dieter Ebert
9 Dec 18, 06 Roland Roesch, Fischereiforschungsstelle des Landes Baden-Württemberg, Germany Long-term trends in fisheries yield in the re-oligotrophicating Lake Constance (Bodensee) Patricia Holm
10 Jan 8, 07 Dirk Redecker, Basel Underground networking: Environmental and evolutionary factors shaping communities of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi Dieter Ebert
11 Jan 15, 07 Wolfgang Nentwig, Zoologisches Institut, Uni Bern Animal invasion - pathways and consequences Patricia Holm
12 Jan 22, 07 Bruno Frey, ETH Zürich Publishing as Prostitution Florian Altermatt, Th. Zumbrunn
13 Jan 29, 07 Joris Koene, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam Sperm competition and sexual selection in simultaneously hermaphroditic snails Lukas Schärer
14 Feb 5, 07 Camilla Hinde, University of Cambridge Reproductive Investment in Great Tits Mathias Kölliker
15 Feb 12, 07 Arne Skorping, Uni. Bergen, Norway Salmon lice in fish farms: large-scaled experiments on virulence evolution? Dieter Ebert