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2017

  • E. Atema (Behavioural Biology): Telomeres, workload and life-history in great tits (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Verhulst; copromotor Dr A.J. van Noordwijk (NIOO-KNAW)
  • H.C. de Paoli (COCON): Restoring mussel bed - A guide on how to survive on an intertidal mudflat (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van de Koppel; copromotor Dr T. van der Heide (RU Nijmegen)
  • E. Geuverink (Evolutionary Genetics): Parental and endosymbiont effects on sex determination in haplodiploid wasps - Who is in control? (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.W. Beukeboom; copromotores Dr L. van de Zande, Dr E. Verhulst (WUR)
  • E.A. Gil Ponce (Chronobiology): Ambulatory assessment of human circadian phase and related sleep disorders from heart rate variability and other non-invasive physiological measurements (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. D.G.M. Beersma, Prof. R.A. Hut; copromotor Dr X. Aubert
  • M.D.T. Hinsch (Animal Ecology/Theoretical Biology): Why do animals have territories? (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. I.R. Pen, Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • S.D. Jurburg (Microbial Ecology): Ecological resilience of soil microbial communities (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Falcao Salles, Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • J. Kamphuis (Behavioural Biology): The relation between sleep and violent aggression (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. D.J. Dijk (University of Surrey); copromotores Dr M. Lancel (GZZ Drenthe), Dr P. Meerlo
  • E.A. Kurtys (UMCG/Molecular Neurobiology): The impact of nutrition on neuroinflammation in vitro and in vivo (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.A.J.O. Dierckx, Prof. U.L.M. Eisel; copromotores Dr E.F.J. de Vries, Dr J.C.V.M. Copray
  • J.B. Leite Gusmao Junior (MarBEE): Sediments and functional traits - Applying a functional trait approach to assess marine macrobenthic function (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.D.H.K. Eriksson, Prof. P. da Cunha Lana (UFPR)
  • B. Mizumo Tomotani (Chronobiology): Managing time in a changing world - Timing of avian annual cycle stages under climate change (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. M.E. Visser, Prof. D.G.M. Beersma
  • T. Oudman (Animal Ecology): Red knot habits - An optimal foraging perspective on tidal life at Banc d’Arguin, Mauritania (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma; copromotor Dr J.A. van Gils (NIOZ)

2016

  • S.M. Amininasab (BESO): The effects of environmental and individual quality on reproductive performance - A case study on blue tits (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. Komdeur
  • M. Briga (Behavioural Biology): Growing up and growing old - A longitudinal study on aging in zebra finches (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. JS. Verhulst
  • V. Cordlandwehr (Plant Ecology): Functional trait patterns in grassland communities, and the importance of scale (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.P. Bakker; copromotores Dr R.M. Bekker, Dr W.A. Ozinga (RU Nijmegen)
  • J. de Fouw (Animal Ecology): Bottom-up and top-down forces in a tropical intertidal ecosystem - The interplay between seagrasses, bivalves and birds (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. H. Olff; copromotores Dr J.A. van Gils (NIOZ), Dr T. van der Heide (RU Nijmegen)
  • F. Dini Andreote (Microbial Ecology): Microbial community assembly in an evolving ecosystem - Ecological succession and functional properties of soil microbes (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Falcao Salles, Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • M.C.W.G. Giesbers (Evolutionary Genetics): Genetics of reproductive behaviour in Nasonia (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.W. Beukeboom; copromotores Dr L. van de Zande, Dr B.A. Pannebakker (WUR)
  • I.U. Haq (Microbial Ecology): Interactions of Burkholderia terrae with soil fungi - Mechanisms, gene expression patterns and ecological behavior of Burkholderia terrae BS001 during its interaction with Lyophyllum sp. strain Karsten and Trichoderma asperellum 302 in soil (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • R.A. Howison (COCON): The battle between bioturbation and biocompaction - Biotically driven vegetation mosaics (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff; copromotor Dr C. Smit
  • B.-Y. Hsu (Behavioural Biology): Maternal hormones meet environmental variability - Context-dependent effects of maternal hormones in avian egg yolks (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.G.G. Groothuis; copromotor Dr C. Dijkstra
  • D.J. Jiménez Avella (Microbial Ecology): Plant biomass-degrading microbial consortia - Ecology, lignocellulolytic machinery and biotechnological potential (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • M.G.K. Kumar (Microbial Ecology): Biogeographical diversity of plant associated microbes in arcto-alpine plants (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas; copromotor Dr R.M. Nissinen (University of Jyväsk)
  • M.E. Laturney (Behavioural Biology): The second sex - Functions and mechanisms of sperm manipulation in female Drosophila melanogaster (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.C Billeter
  • L. Lv (BESO): Condition mediates context-dependent breeding strategies and consequences (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. Z. Zhang (Beijing Normal University, China)
  • P. Mazzola (Neurobiology): Phenylketonuria - From body to brain (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. F.J. van Spronsen (UMCG), Prof. E.A. van der Zee
  • J. Ouwehand (Animal Ecology): Track changes in pied flycatchers - Annual cycle adaptation in an Afro-Palearctic migrant (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C. Both, Prof. T. Piersma
  • A.E. Quiñones Paredes (Theoretical Biology): The evolution of animal societies - An exploration of the effects of population structure, life-history and behavioural plasticity (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. I.R. Pen, Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • G.N.J. ter Heerdt (Plant Ecology): Establishment of different riparian plant communities from the same soil seed bank (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P Bakker, Prof. W.H. van der Putten (WUR/NIOO)
  • J. van Gestel (Theoretical Biology): The evolution of bacterial cell differentiation and multicellular organization (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • L. van Walraven (Animal Ecology): Flexible filter feeders - The gelatinous zooplankton community in the Netherlands after the invasion of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma; copromotores Dr H.W. van der Veer, Dr V. Langenberg (Deltares)
  • M.P. Veldhuis (COCON): On the organization of ecosystems - Ecological autocatalysis in African savannas (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H. Olff, Prof. M.P. Berg

2015

  • T. Aghajanzadehdivaei (Plant Ecophysiology): Sulfur metabolism, glucosinolates and fungal resistance in Brassica (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga; copromotor Dr L.J. de Kok
  • A.I. Bijleveld (Animal Ecology): Untying the knot - Mechanistically understanding the interactions between social foragers and their prey (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma; copromotor Dr J.A. van Gils (NIOZ)
  • M. de Jager (Theoretical Biology): Eco-evolutionary feedbacks in self-organized ecosystems (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van de Koppel, Prof. F.J. Weissing, Prof. P.M.J. Herman (NIOZ)
  • K. Elschot (COCON): Effects of vegetation patterns and grazers on tidal marshes (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. S. Temmerman (University of Antwerp), Prof. J. van de Koppel, Prof. T. Bouma
  • S.S. Evers (Neuroendocrinology): The a-typical effects of olanzapine on body weight regulation - And the possible counter-effects of topiramate (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. A.J.W. Scheurink, Prof. G. van Dijk
  • S. Gerritsma (Evolutionary Genetics): Genetic variation in parasitoid resistance in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B. Wertheim; copromotor Dr L. van de Zande
  • S. Grizard (Animal Ecology): An ecological perspective on microbes and immune defences in avian eggs (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.I. Tieleman, Prof. J. Falcao Salles
  • I.B. Hovens (Molecular Neurobiology): Characterizing postoperative cognitive dysfunction in the elderly (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. Prof. E. Heineman, Prof. E.A. van der Zee; copromotores Dr B.L. van Leeuwen, Dr R.G. Schoemaker
  • K.M. Jalvingh (Evolutionary Genetics): Genomics of experimental selection for parasitoid resistance in Drosophila (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B. Wertheim, Prof. R. Bijlsma; copromotor Dr L. van de Zande
  • T. Janzen (COCON): What lies beneath? - How patterns in ecology and evolution inform us about underlying processes (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.S. Etienne
  • R. Kentie (Animal Ecology): Spatial demography of black-tailed godwits - Metapopulation dynamics in a fragmented agricultural landscape (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. C. Both
  • M.B.W. Langenhof (BESO): Living in a changing world - How the early-life environment influences animal and human ability to cope with change (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. A.J. Oldehinkel
  • C.A. Mallon (Microbial Ecology): Soil microbial invasions - Patterns, mechanisms, and impacts garnered from observations of Escherichia coli invasions into soil (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Falcao Salles, Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • C. Mulder (Molecular Neurobiology): Time-place learning - Consequences of circadian system perturbations and aging (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. E.A. van der Zee, Prof. M.P. Gerkema
  • M. Poortvliet (MarBEE) : Genetics of manta and devil rays - Evolution, population genetics and conservation of a group of vulnerable pelagic filter-feeders (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.L. Olsen, Prof. D. Croll (University of California)
  • M. Reich (Plant Ecophysiology) : Complexity of nutrient use efficiency in plants - Metabolic and environmental control at a whole plant perspective (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga
  • L. Salis (Chronobiology) : Seasonal timing in a warming world - Plasticity of seasonal timing of growth and reproduction (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. M.E. Visser, Prof. D.G.M. Beersma
  • M.W. Smith-Kleefsman (Population Genetics) : Dynamics of genetic differentiation in experimental Drosophila metapopulations - Unravelling the interplay of selection and migration (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R. Bijlsma, Prof. F.J. Weissing, Prof. J.P. Bakker
  • P. van den Berg (Theoretical Biology) : Genetic and cultural change in human social behaviour - A multifaceted exploration (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • V. van der Vinne (Chronobiology) : Plasticity in daily timing of behavior - Causes and consequences (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.A. Hut, Prof. D.G.M. Beersma
  • E. van Velzen (COCON): Specialization, evolution and coexistence in a community context (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.S. Etienne
  • J. Zhang (ENTEG-DTPA/Theoretical Biology): Coexistence of competing strategies in evolutionary games (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. M. Cao, Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • M. Zhang (Microbial Ecology): The occurrence and ecological role of plasmids in bacterial mycosphere dwellers (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas

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2014

  • Y. Afeworki (Ocean Ecosystems): Population ecology of the rusty parrotfish Scarus ferrugineus, a dominant grazer on a seasonal coral reef (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.J. Videler, Prof. J.H. Bruggemann
  • W. Beerling (Behavioural Physiology): Interpreting the consequences of acute sleep deprivation - Stress physiology as mediator (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; copromotores Dr W.H.I.M. Drinkenburg, Dr P. Meerlo
  • J. Boonekamp (Behavioural Biology): Telomeres and life histories - All’s well that ends well? (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Verhulst
  • C. Burger (Animal Ecology): Local adaptation or dispersal? - How pied flycatchers cope with climate change (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C. Both, Prof. J.M. Tinbergen
  • N. Dobos (Molecular Neurobiology, UMCG): Neuroinflammation in depression (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. U.L.M. Eisel, Prof. J.A. den Boer; copromotor Dr E.F.J. de Vries
  • S. Duijns (Animal Ecology): Sex-specific foraging - The distributional ecology of a polychaete-eating shorebird (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma; copromotor Dr J. van Gils (NIOZ)
  • F. Calcagnoli (Behavioural Physiology): Oxytocin: the neurochemical mediator of social life - A pharmaco-behavioral and neurobiological study in male rats (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; copromotores Dr S.F. de Boer, Dr M. Althaus
  • C.M. Gosling (COCON): Biotic determinants of heterogeneity in a South African savanna (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff; copromotor Dr J. Cromsigt
  • W. Ma (Evolutionary Genetics): Evolutionary genetics of Wolbachia-induced parthenogenesis in the parasitoid Asobara japonica - Sex determination and sexual decay (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.W. Beukeboom; copromotores Dr B.A. Pannebakker, Dr L. van de Zande
  • F.S. Mandema (COCON): Grazing as a nature management tool - An experimental study of the effects of different livestock species and stocking densities on salt-marsh birds (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. J.M. Tinbergen; copromotor Dr B.J. Ens
  • L.S. Molleman (Theoretical Biology): Social learning and human cooperation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • I.A. Neven (Plant Ecophysiology): Carbon costs and compromises - Inorganic carbon uptake of Southern Ocean phytoplankton in a high CO2 world (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga; copromotor: Dr J. Stefels
  • S. Nolte (COCON): Grazing as a nature-management tool - The effect of different livestock species and stocking densities on salt-marsh vegetation and accretion (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.P. Bakker
  • S. Paolucci (Evolutionary Genetics): The genetics of adaptive photoperiodic response in Nasonia vitripennis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.W. Beukeboom; copromotor Dr L. van de Zande
  • P.E. Puentes Téllez (Microbial Ecology): Adaptation and diversification of Escherichia coli K12 MC1000 in a complex environment (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • I. Puga-Gonzalez (Theoretical Biology, BESO): Social organization through self-organization - Model and empirical data of macaques (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C.K. Hemelrijk
  • J.L. Ruifrok (COCON): Herbivore-mediated structural diversity of vegetation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff; copromotor Drir. C. Smit
  • D.R. Ruthrauff (Animal Ecology): On the frozen edge - Environmental and physiological constraints in the life history of a northerly-wintering shorebird (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma
  • L. Salazar Jaramillo (Evolutionary Genetics): Evolutionary genomics of the immune response against parasitoids in Drosophila (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B. Wertheim, Prof. L.W. Beukeboom; copromotor Dr L. van de Zande
  • E.M. van der Zee (Animal Ecology): Soft-bottom intertidal ecosystems shaped by ecosystem engineers – Consequences for trophic structure (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma; copromotores Dr H.W. van der Veer, Dr T. van der Heide
  • R. van Klink (COCON): Of dwarves and giants - How large herbivores shape arthropod communities (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. M.F. Wallis de Vries (Wageningen University)

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2013

  • H. Beukema (Plant Ecology): Biodiversity in rubber agroforests (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. M.J.A. Werger; copromotor Dr M. van Noordwijk
  • C.J. Camphuijsen (Animal Ecology): A historical ecology of two closely related gull species (Laridae) - Multiple adaptations to a man-made environment (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma; copromotor Dr H.W. van der Veer
  • C.M. Coppens (Behavioural Physiology): Development of aggression and impulsivity - Modulation by adolescent social stress? (thesis)
    Promotor: Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; copromotor Dr S.F. de Boer
  • M.S. Cretoiu (Microbial Ecology): Metagenomics-guided exploration of natural habitats for bacterial chitinases (thesis)
    Promotor: Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • M. de Cássia Pereira e Silva (Microbial Ecology): The normal operating range of soil functioning - Understanding the natural fluctuations of nitrogen cycling communities (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas; copromotor Dr J.F. Salles
  • B. de Jong (BESO): Testosterone a female hormone - Testing the function and evolution of testosterone in female birds (thesis)
    Promotores: Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. A.G.G. Groothuis, Prof. L. Lens (Ghent University, Belgium)
  • M.C. de Wilde (Molecular Neurobiology): Effects of nutrition on cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease - Dietary intervention affects relevant parameters in Alzheimer models (thesis)
    Promotores: Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. P. Scheltens (VU Amsterdam); copromotor A.J. Kiliaan (Radboud University)
  • S. Donadi (MarBEE): Bivalve loops - The importance of ecosystem engineering for soft-bottom intertidal ecosystems (thesis)
    Promotores: Prof. B.K. Eriksson, Prof. J.L. Olsen
  • F.A. Encinas Viso (COCON): Ecology and evolution of mutualistic networks (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.S. Etienne, Prof. H. Olff
  • C.X. Garzón López (COCON): Determinants of the spatial distribution of tree species in a neotropical forest (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H. Olff, Prof. S. Bohlman; copromotor Dr P.A. Jansen
  • M.C. Gimenez (Chronobiology): Light from dawn to dusk - Human entrainment in a changing environment (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. D.G.M. Beersma, Prof. S. Daan; copromotor Dr M.C.M. Gordijn
  • G. Gracceva (Behavioural Physiology): Challenging the stability of personality - Studies on developmental plasticity in rodents (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. A.G.G. Groothuis
  • S. Guidotti (Neuroendocrinology): The fire of life - Applications and implications (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G. van Dijk, Prof. H.A.J. Meijer
  • M. Hammers (BESO, Animal Ecology): Ecology of senescence in a cooperatively breeding bird - A long-term study on the Seychelles warbler (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. T. Burke; copromotor Dr D.S. Richardson
  • A.L.W. Kuijper (Theoretical Biology): Sexual selection and sex allocation (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. I.R. Pen, Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • Q-X. Liu (COCON): Emergent properties of spatial self-organization - A study of patterned mussel beds (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van de Koppel, Prof. P.M.J. Herman, Prof. H. Olff
  • X. Liu (COCON): Interspecific and intraspecific perspectives of the Janzen-Connell efect - Incorporating phylogenetic and molecular evolutionary approaches (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.S. Etienne, Prof. S. Yu
  • T. Lok (Animal Ecology): Spoonbills as a model system - A demographic cost-benefit analysis of differential migration (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. J.M. Tinbergen
  • K. Meijer (Evolutionary Genetics): Native versus Non-native - The interplay between native insects and non-native plants
    Promotores Prof. M. Schilthuizen, Prof. L.W. Beukeboom; copromotor Drir. C. Smit
  • M.S. Müller (Behavioural Biology): Proximate and ultimate aspects of androgen-mediated maternal effects in relation to sibling competition in birds (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.G.G. Groothuis
  • K.A. Pfannkuche (Behavioural Biology): A testosterones' tale - Exploring different pathways for testosterone mediated maternal effects (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.G.G. Groothuis
  • K. Reiss (MarBEE): Marine trophic cascades - Synergistic effects of fishing and eutrophication (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.K. Eriksson, Prof. J.L. Olsen
  • M.J.P. Simons (Behavioural Biology): Sexual coloration and aging (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Verhulst, Prof. A.G.G. Groothuis
  • G. Stulp (Social Psychology, Behavioural Biology): Sex, stature and status - Natural selection on height in contemporary human populations (thesis)
    s Promotores Prof. A.P. Buunk, Prof. S. Verhulst
  • M. van der Geest (Animal Ecology): Multi-trophic interactions within the seagrass beds of Banc d'Arguin, Mauritania - A chemasynthesis-based intertidal ecosystem (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. J. van der Meer, Prof. H. Olff
  • A.L.D. van der Plas (COCON): Understanding trait-based community assembly in tropical savannahs at different trophic levels (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff
  • E.E. van der Vaart (BESO, Theoretical Biology): A cognitive model of caching by corvids (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C.K. Hemelrijk, Prof. L.C. Verbrugge
  • M. van de Werken (Chronobiology): Dawn, light at night and the clock - Impact on human alertness, performance and physiology (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G.M. Beersma; copromotor Dr M.C.M. Gordijn
  • S.M.A.C. van Heuven (Ocean Ecosystems): Determination of the rate of oceanic storage of anthropogenic CO2 from measurements in the ocean interior: the South Atlantic Ocean (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H.J.W. de Baar, Prof. H.A.J. Meijer
  • R.M. Veeneklaas (COCON, Theoretical Biology): Adaptation and dispersal of native salt-marsh species Elytrigia atherica (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. R. Bijlsma

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2012

  • S. Araújo Santos (Ocean Ecosystems): Patterns of distribution, dynamics and genetic variation in the peppery furrow shell Scrobicularia plana (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.L. Olsen; copromotores Drir. P.C. Luttikhuizen, Drir. H.W. van der Veer
  • R.P. Barf (Neuroendocrinology, Behavioural Physiology): Metabolic consequences of sleep restriction in rats (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.J.W. Scheurink; copromotor Dr P. Meerlo
  • N.D.P. Bhola (COCON): The interplay between African protected savannas and their surrounding pastoral rangelands (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff
  • A.S. Boerema (Chronobiology, Molecular Neurobiology): The brain at low temperature - Neuronal and behavioural dynamics in mammalian hibernation and torpor (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. E.A. van der Zee
  • D. de Corte (Ocean Ecosystems): Interaction between viruses and prokaryotes in the sea (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H.J.W. de Baar, Prof. G.J. Herndl
  • A.L.F. Duarte (Theoretical Biology): Evolution of self-organized division of labor in social insects (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. F.J. Weissing, Prof. I.R. Pen
  • E.O. Folmer (Animal Ecology, COCON): Self-organization on mudflats (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. H. Olff
  • C. Fritz (Plant Ecophysiology): Limits of Sphagnum bog growth in the New World
    Promotores Prof. A.P. Grootjans, Prof. J.G.M. Roelofs, Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga, copromotor Dr A.J.P. Smolders
  • A. Hegemann (Animal Ecology): Strive to survive - The skylark‘s ecology and physiology in an annual-cycle perspective (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.I. Tieleman, copromotor Dr K.D. Matson
  • R. Henriksen (Behavioural Biology): Echoes from a stressful past - Effects, pathways and adaptive value of material stress in birds (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.G.G. Groothuis
  • N.P.C. Horrocks (Animal Ecology): The role of disease risk and life history in the immune function of larks in different environments (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.I. Tieleman, copromotor Dr K.D. Matson
  • A.B.F. Ivens (Theoretical Biology): The evolutionary ecology of mutualism (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. F.J. Weissing, Prof. J.J. Boomsma, Prof. I.R. Pen
  • T. Koevoets (Evolutionary Genetics): Deadly combinations - Hybrid incompatibilities in the parasitic wasp genus Nasonia (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.W. Beukeboom; copromotor Dr L.P.W.G.M. van de Zande
  • K.L. Krijgsveld (Behavioural Biology): Behavioural and physiological adaptations of precocial chicks to arctic environments (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Verhulst, Prof. R.E. Ricklefs
  • R. Nazir (Microbial Ecology): The ecological succes of Burkholderia terrae BS001 and related strains in the mycosphere (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • A. Novati (Molecular Neurobiology, Behavioural Physiology): Sleep loss, brain vulnerability and psychopathology - Experimental studies on the neurobiological consequences of chronic sleep restriction in rats (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; copromotor Dr P. Meerlo
  • S.M. Schaafsma (Behavioural Biology): Hows and whys of left and right - Ontogeny of lateralization and its functional relevance (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.G.G.Groothuis
  • S.V. Schaper (Chronobiology): Seasonal timing in a changing climate - The physiological basis of phenotypic plasticity and its evolutionary potential (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. M.E. Visser
  • M.J.J. Schrama (COCON): The assembly of a saltmarsh ecosystem - The interplay of green and brown webs (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff; copromotor Dr M.P. Berg
  • E. Schut (BESO): Sexual selection in the Blue tit - The role of MHC and post-copulatory effects (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. Komdeur; copromotor Dr M.J.L. Magrath
  • L. te Marvelde (Chronobiology): Coping with climate change - Energetic costs of avian timing of reproduction (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. M.E. Visser
  • C.G. van Reenen (Behavioural Physiology): Identifying temperament in dairy cows - A longitudinal approach (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. H.J. Blokhuis; copromotores Dr R.B. Jones, Drir. H.A.M. Spoolder
  • M.A. Versteegh (Animal Ecology): Physiology in a life history perspective - Stonechats' adaptations to different environments (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.I. Tieleman
  • J. Vidal Mollon (Behavioural Physiology): Social stress in adolescent rats - Adult behavioral and neurobiological consequences (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, copromotor Dr B. Buwalda
  • A.M. Zipperle (MarBEE): Clonal and sexy - The dynamics of sexual and asexual reproduction in dwarf eelgrass, Zostera noltii Hornemann in the northern Wadden Sea (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.L. Olsen, Prof. W.T. Stam

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2011

  • G.J. Boersma (Neuroendocrinology): Coping styles and the pathophysiology of energy metabolism (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. A.J.W. Scheurink, Prof. G. van Dijk
  • A.H.J. Bouwhuis (Behavioural Biology, Chronobiology): Great tits growing old - Patterns and processes of ageing in a wild bird population (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Verhulst, Prof. B.C. Sheldon (Oxford University, UK), Prof. M.E. Visser, Prof. A.G.G.Groothuis
  • S.N. de Visser (COCON): Community and food web structure of an African savanna - Consequences of alternative land use practices (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff
  • E. Fučíková (Chronobiology): The maintenance of variation in avian personality - The role of the social environment (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. M.E. Visser; copromotores Dr Dr P.J. Drent, Dr K. van Oers
  • P.R. Hardoim (Microbial Ecology): Bacterial endophytes of rice - Their diversity, characteristics and perspectives (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas; copromotor Dr L.S. van Overbeek
  • Ö. Inceoğlu (Microbial Ecology): Normal operating range of the microbial community under potato (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas; copromotores Dr J. Falcão Salles, Dr L.S. van Overbeek
  • E.M. Kanga (COCON): The Kenyan Hippo - Population dynamics, impact on riparian vegetation and conflicts with humans (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff; copromoter Dr J.O. Ogutu
  • J. Leyrer (Animal Ecology): Being at the right place at the right time - Interpreting the annual life cycle of Afro-Siberian red knots (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. D W. Winkler
  • A. Ordoñez (COCON): Understanding plant invasions - A global scale meta-analysis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff
  • W. Patberg (Plant Ecophysiology): Solute transport in Sphagnum dominated bogs - The ecophysiological effects of mixing by convective flow (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga, Prof. A.P. Grootjans
  • P. Pirih (Neurobiophysics): Vision, pigments and structural colouration of butterflies (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga
  • R. Radersma (Animal Ecology): The ecological and evolutionary consequences of brood sex ratio variation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof.ir J. Komdeur, Prof. J.M. Tinbergen
  • D.A.P. Reid (Theoretical Biology): Modelling the hydrodynamics of swimming fish,from individuals to infinite schools (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C.K. Hemelrijk
  • M. Shahbaz (Plant Ecophysiology): Copper toxicity and sulfur metabolism in Chinese cabbage (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga; copromotor Dr L.J. de Kok
  • J.P. Sprau (Chronobiologyy): Song in space - The effects of song structure and singer location on territorial behavior in nightingales (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. M.E. Visser, Prof. M. Naguib
  • J. van de Crommenacker (Animal Ecology): Hard times in paradise? - Oxidative status, physiology and fitness in the tropical Seychelles warbler (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. Komdeur; copromotor Dr D.S. Richardson
  • O.H. Vedder (Animal Ecology): All's fair in love and war - Reproductive strategies, intra-specific competition and sexual selection in blue tits (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. Komdeur
  • G.F. Veen (COCON): Living apart together - Interactions between aboveground grazers, plants and soil biota (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff
  • E.C. Verhulst (Evolutionary Genetics): Genetic basis of sex determination in the haplodiploid wasp Nasonia vitripennis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.W. Beukeboom
  • S.B. Yaakop (Evolutionary Genetics): A taxonomic and phylogenetic study of the oriental Alysiinae and Opiinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. M. Schilthuizen
  • F. Zaki Mostafa Ali (Plant Ecophysiology): The determinants of salinity tolerance in maize (Zea mays L.) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga

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2010

  • F.G.H. Boersma (Microbial Ecology): Mechanisms of bacterial selection in the mycosphere of tricholomateous fungi (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • Z. Chen (Chronobiology): A circadian clock in yeast (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. M. Merrow
  • J.C.S. Creuwels (Ocean Ecosystems): Breeding ecology of Antarctic petrels and southern fulmars in coastal Antarctica (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • G. Dagytė (Molecular Neurobiology): The stressed brain : Inquiry into neurobiological changes associated with stress, depression and novel antidepressant treatment (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. J.A. den Boer, Prof. E.A. van der Zee
  • I. Granic (Molecular Neurobiology): Neurodegenerative mechanisms in Alzheimer's disease - Amyloid aggregation, neuroinflammation and apoptosis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. U.L.M. Eisel, Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. C.J. Nyakas
  • R. Hagewoud (Molecular Neurobiology): Sleep and Memory - Behavioral and molecular consequences of sleep deprivation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; copromotor Dr P. Meerlo
  • D. Haydar (Ocean Ecosystems): What is natural? - The scale and consequences of marine bio-invasions in the North Atlantic Ocean (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • G. Hopcraft (COCON): Ecological implications of food and predation risk for herbivores in the Serengeti (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H. Olff, Prof. A.R.E. Sinclair (University of British Columbia)
  • C. Kraan (Animal Ecology): Spatial ecology of intertidal macrobenthic fauna in changing Wadden Sea (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. J. van der Meer (NIOZ)
  • P.M.G. Lourenço (Animal Ecology): Staging ecology of black-tailed godwits in Portuguese rice fields and correlations with breeding season events (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma
  • M.F. Masman (Molecular Neurobiology): Development of novel small-size peptides as putative therapeutic drugs (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. R.D. Enriz, Prof. S.J. Marrink, Prof. U.L.M. Eisel
  • S.P.M. Michler (Animal Ecology): Sex-specific strategies in a sex-biased world (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. J.M. Tinbergen
  • D. Natarajan (Behavioural Physiology): aSERTaining conflict in mice (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas
  • U. Nunes da Rocha (Microbial Ecology): Ecology of Acidobacteria and Verrucomicrobia in the plant-soil ecosystem (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • A.M.T. Piquet (Ocean Ecosystems, Microbial Ecology): Mild climate, harsh times for polar marine microbes
    Promotores Prof. A.G.J. Buma, Prof. H.J.W. de Baar; copromotor Dr H. Bolhuis
  • J.J. Poos (MarBEE): Effort allocation of the Dutch beam trawl fleet
    Promotor Prof. A.D. Rijnsdorp
  • T.A. Revilla Rimbach (Theoretical Biology): Multispecies resource competition (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • M. Roodbergen (Animal Ecology): Population dynamics of black-tailed Godwits in the light of heavy metal pollution (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma
  • L. Ross (Theoretical Biology): Genetic conflict and sex allocation in scale insects (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. I. Pen, Prof. L.W. Beukeboom, Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • C. Schmitz (Plant Ecophysiology): The cost of living - Temperature compensation of the metabolic rate in plants (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga
  • J. Schröder (Animal Ecology): Individual fitness correlates in the black tailed godwit (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma
  • R. Seigers (Behavioural Physiology): Chemotherapy - Neurobiology of cognitive impairment in rats (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. F.S.A.M. van Dam; copromotores Dr B. Buwalda, Dr S.B. Schagen
  • P. Stevens (Microbial Ecology): Adaptation of Ralstonia solanacearum biovar 2 to temperate climates (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • M. te Beest (COCON): The ideal weed? - Understanding the invasion of Chromolaena odorata in a South African savanna (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff
  • C. Trierweiler (Animal Ecology): Travels to feed and food to breed - The annual cycle of a migratory raptor, Montagu's harrier, in a modern world (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. F. Bairlein
  • P. van den Hout (Animal Ecology): Struggle for safety - Adaptive responses of wintering waders to their avian predators (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma
  • Y.I. Verkuil (Animal Ecology): The ephemeral shorebird: population history of ruffs (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. A.J. Baker (University of Toronto)
  • A.E. Wallinga (Behavioural Physiology): Long-term consequences of ecstasy abuse - Towards understanding the role of individual variation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; copromotor Dr B. Buwalda

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2009

  • S.D. Bouman (Molecular Neurobiology): Counterregulation to acute and recurrent hypoglycemia in rats (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.J.W. Scheurink
  • D. Caramaschi (Behavioural Physiology): The physiology of aggression - Towards understanding violence (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; copromotor Dr S.F. de Boer
  • M.A. Comas Soberats (Chronobiology): Entrainment to daylength in the mouse circadian system - Behavioural and molecular analyses (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. D.G.M. Beersma; copromotor Dr U.L.M. Eisel
  • A.V. de Groot (COCON): Salt-marsh sediment - Natural γ-radioactivity and spatial patterns (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.J. de Meijer, Prof. J.P. Bakker; copromotor Dr E.R. van der Graaf
  • B.V. Feldmeyer (Theoretical Biology, Evolutionary Genetics): The effect of temperature on sex determination (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. I. Pen, Prof. F.J. Weissing, Prof. L.W. Beukeboom
  • H. Flores (MarBEE): Frozen desert alive - The role of sea ice for pelagic macrofauna and its predators: Implications for the Antarctic pack-ice food web (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff, copromotor Dr J.A. van Franeker
  • B.P. Freymann (COCON): Functional roles of termites in savanna ecosystems (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Olff
  • V.C. Goerlich (Behavioural Biology): Manipulative mothers - Maternal steroid hormones and avian offspring sex ratio: Studies in the homing pigeon (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T.G.G. Groothuis; copromotor Dr C. Dijkstra
  • B.K. Grillenberger (Evolutionary Genetics, Theoretical Biology): Biogeography, population genetics and mating systems of natural Nasonia populations (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. L.W. Beukeboom, Prof. R. Bijlsma, Prof. J. Gadau (Arizona State University)
  • P.J. Janknegt (Ocean Ecosystems): Antioxidants, a radical solution? - Antioxidant responses of marine microalgae to increased ultraviolet radiation (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. A.G.J. Buma, Prof. H.J.W. de Baar
  • I. Jónás (Neuroendocrinology): Nature and nurture effects of voluntary activity and nutrition on energy balance and nutrition - A study in mice (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G. van Dijk, Prof. C. Nyakas
  • T. Limbourg (Chronobiology): Parental care in relation to offspring sex and mate attractiveness in the blue tit (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. M.E. Visser, Prof. S. Daan; copromotor Dr C.M. Lessells
  • I.V. Mateo Leach (Evolutionary Genetics): Genetics of arrhenotokous and thelytokous reproduction in Venturia canescens (Hymenoptera) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.W. Beukeboom
  • J.C. Mieog (MarBEE): Flexibility of the coral-algal symbiosis in the face of climate change - Investigating the adaptive bleaching hypothesis (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.L. Olsen, Prof. W.T. Stam; copromotor Dr M.J.H. van Oppen
  • H. Moradi (Plant Ecophysiology): Characterization of CIC transporter proteins - Functional analysis of clc mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga; copromotor Dr F.C. Lanfermeijer
  • R.H.E. Mullers (Behavioural Biology): The commuting parent - Energetic constraints in a long distance forager, the Cape gannet (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. J.M. Tinbergen
  • H. Najafi Zarrini (Plant Ecophysiology): Receptor-like kinases – Proteome, dynamics and functions (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga; copromotor Dr F.C. Lanfermeijer
  • M. Nicolaus (Animal Ecology): Reproductive rates under competition (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Tinbergen, Prof. J. Komdeur; copromotor Dr C. Both
  • A. Ostroveanu (Molecular Neurobiology): Novel cyclic AMP signalling avenues in learning and memory (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. E.A. van der Zee, Prof. U.L.M. Eisel; copromotor Dr I.M. Nijholt
  • H. Perez de Vladar (Theoretical Biology): Variability and stochasticity in the dynamics and genetics of populations (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. I. Pen, Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • H.M. Salomons (Behavioural Biology): Fighting for fitness - Telomeres, oxidative stress and life history trade-offs in a colonial corvid (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. H.A.J. Meijer
  • K.A. Schubert, (Behavioural Biology): Breeding on a budget - Fundamental links between energy metabolism and mammalian life history trade-offs (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Verhulst
  • K. Troost (MarBEE): Pacific oysters in Dutch estuaries - Causes of success and consequences for native bivalves (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. E.J. Stamhuis; copromotor Dr P. Kamermans
  • J.A. Warmink (Microbial Ecology): Bacterial response to ecological opportunities offered by soil fungi (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas
  • M. Wolf (Theoretical Biology): Adaptive individual differences - The evolution of animal personalities (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. F.J. Weissing

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2008

  • J. Bakker (Population Genetics, Theoretical Biology): Genetic diversity in experimental metapopulations (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R. Bijlsma, Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • T.W. Berngruber (Theoretical Biology): How to be good at being a virus - Biochemical constraints of viral life-history evolution (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • C. Boesl (Chronobiology): The clock in the cell - Entrainment of the circadian clock in Neurospora crassa (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. M. Merrow, Prof. T. Roenneberg
  • D.M. Buehler (Animal Ecology): Bottlenecks, budgets and immunity - The costs and benefits of immune function over the annual cycle of red knots (Calidris canutus) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma; copromotor Dr B.I. Tieleman
  • T.J. Compton (MarBEE, Animal Ecology): Bivalve traits and distributions to explore species diversity at tropical and temperate tidal flats (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. T. Piersma
  • A.M. Dolga (molecular Neurobiology): Neuroprotective signaling mechanisms in the mammalian brain (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.G.M. Luiten; copromotores Dr U.L.M. Eisel, Dr I.M. Nijholt
  • G. Eichhorn (COCON, Animal Ecology): Travels in a changing world: flexibility and constraints in migration and breeding of the barnacle goose (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. R.H. Drent
  • C. Eikenaar (Animal Ecology): Should I stay of should I go? - Natal dispersal in the Seychelles warbler (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. Komdeur; copromotor Dr D.S. Richardson (University of East Anglia, UK)
  • M. Engelmoer (Animal Ecology): Breeding origins of water populations utilizing the Dutch Wadden Sea as deduced from body dimensions, body mass and primary moult (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. T. Piersma
  • M.A. Giraldo Cadavid (Neurobiophysics): Butterfly wing scales - Pigmentation and structural properties (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; copromotor Dr S.M. van Netten
  • R. Havekes (Molecular Neurobiology): Formation and adaptation of memory - Neurobiological mechanisms underlying learning and reversal learning (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. E.A. van der Zee, Prof. P.G.M. Luiten
  • A.C.M. Heinsbroek (Neuroendocrinology): Influence of perinatal environment on health and disease - An inventory in rats (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G. van Dijk, Prof. A.J.W. Scheurink
  • H.J.T. Hoving (Ocean Ecosystems): Reproductive biology of oceanic decapodiform cephalopods (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.J. Videler; copromotor Dr M.R. Lipinski
  • A.D. Koralewska (Plant Ecophysiology): Whole plant regulation of sulfate uptake and distribution in cabbage (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga; copromotores Dr L.J. de Kok, Dr G. Stulen
  • M. Kozielska (Evolutionary Genetics, Theoretical Biology): Evolutionary dynamics of sex determination - Mechanistic theory and empirical investigations (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. L.W. Beukeboom, Prof. I. Pen, Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • C.V. Rizzo Sierra (Biomedical Engineering): Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) acoustic noise - Estimation, characterization and reduction (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • H. Schekkerman (Animal Ecology): Precocial problems - Shorebird chick performance in relation to weather, farming and predation (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. R.H. Drent
  • L.M. Slabu (Biomedical Engineering): Auditory processing in the brainstem and audiovisual integration in humans studied with fMRI (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • R.D. Trifonova (Microbial Ecology): Microbial enrichment of torrefied grass fibers - A novel ingredient of potting soil (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.D. van Elsas; copromotor Dr J. Postma
  • T. Veen (Theoretical Biology): Mating decisions in a hybrid zone (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. F.J. Weissing, Prof. B.C. Sheldon (Oxford University, UK)

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2007

  • A.C. Baudoux (Ocean Ecosystems): The role of viruses in marine phytoplankton mortality (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. G.J. Herndl; copromotor Dr C.P.D. Brussaard
  • M.L. Berg (Animal Ecology): Sexual selection and reproductive strategies in songbirds - Territoriality, mate attraction, parentage and parental care (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. R.H. Drent
  • L. Brouwer (Animal Ecology): Cooperative breeding and density regulation in small island populations of the Seychelles warbler (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. J.M. Tinbergen; copromotor Dr D.S. Richardson (University of East Anglia, UK)
  • J.F.M.F. Cardoso (MarBEE): Growth and reproduction in bivalves - An energy budget approach (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. P.T. Santos; copromotor Drir. H.W. van der Veer
  • D. den Os (Plant Ecophysiology): Leaf expansion - Integration of acclimative responses to light and abscisic acid (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga
  • R. Geerts (Population Genetics): Insecticide resistance in Drosophila melanogaster - Genetic basis, fitness costs, and compensatory evolution (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R. Bijlsma, Prof. W. van Delden; copromotor Dr L. van de Zande
  • S. Janmaat (Molecular Neurobiology): The role of sex steroid hormones in Purkinje cell death in the staggerer mutant during aging and development (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. J. Mariani (Paris); copromotor Dr J.J.L. van der Want
  • D. Joubert (Population Genetics): Fluctuating asymmetry as a monitor for genetic and environmental stress in Drosophila - Fundamental and applied aspects (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R. Bijlsma, Prof. W. van Delden
  • R.K.H. Kats (Animal Ecology): Common eiders Somateria mollissima in the Netherlands - The rise and fall of breeding and wintering populations in relation to stocks of shellfish (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent; copromotor Dr B.J. Ens
  • A. Peire Morais (Evolutionary Genetics): The role of male courtship behaviour in prezygotic isolation in Nasonia - Do wasps finish what bacteria started? (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.W. Beukeboom; copromotores Dr L. van de Zande, Dr I. Pen
  • J. Reneerkens (Animal Ecology): Functional aspects of seasonal variation in preen wax composition of sandpipers (Scolopacidae) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. J.S. Sinninghe Damsté (NIOZ)
  • V. Roman (Molecular Neurobiology): Neurobiological and functional consequences of chronic partial sleep deprivation - The role of the serotonergic system (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.G.M. Luiten; copromotor Dr P. Meerlo
  • C.A. Schmidt-Wellenburg (Behavioural Biology): Costs of migration - Short- and long-term consequences of avian endurance flight (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G.H. Visser, Prof. B. Kempenaers, Prof. S. Daan
  • I.Y.M. Tulp (Animal Ecology): The arctic pulse - Timing of breeding in long-distance migrant shorebirds (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. G.H. Visser
  • L.M. Vaanholt (Behavioural Biology): The rate of living in mice - Impacts of activity and temperature on energy metabolism and longevity (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. G.H. Visser
  • M. van Asch (Chronobiology): Seasonal synchronization between trophic levels under climate change - Genetic and environmental effects on winter moth egg hatching (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. M.E. Visser
  • D.R. van der Veen (Behavioural Biology): Neural substrate and the timing of behaviour in a multiple clock system (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan; copromotores Dr M.P. Gerkema, Dr E.A. van der Zee
  • B.K. van Wesenbeeck (COCON): Thresholds and shifts - Consequences of habitat modification in salt-marsh pioneer zones (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. P.M.J. Herman, Prof. M.D. Bertness; copromotor Dr T.J. Bouma
  • H.M.C. Verhagen (COCON): Changing land use - Restoration perspectives of low production communities on agricultural fields after top soil removal (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.P. Bakker; copromotor Dr R. van Diggelen
  • J. Wantia (Theoretical Biology): Self-organised dominance relationships - A model and data of primates (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C.K. Hemelrijk
  • A.G. Zavada (Chronobiology): Defining and determining the properties of the human sleep homeostat (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. D.G.M. Beersma, Prof. S. Daan; copromotor Dr M.C.M. Gordijn

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2006

  • A.C. Alderkamp (Ocean Ecosystems): Carbohydrate production by phytoplankton and degradation in the marine microbial foodweb (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. G.J. Herndl, Prof. W.W.C. Gieskes
  • A.H. Ambrosio de Castro (Plant Ecophysiology): Atmospheric NH3 deposition, S and N metabolism in curly kale (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga; copromotores Dr G. Stulen, Dr L.J. de Kok
  • E.R. Chang (COCON): The role of dispersal constraints in the assembly of salt-marsh communities (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. R.L. Jefferies (University of Toronto)
  • M.S.C.O.M. Chevolot (MarBEE): Assessing genetic structure of thornback ray, Raja clavata - A thorny situation? (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.L. Olsen, Prof. W.T. Stam, Prof. A.D. Rijnsdorp
  • J.P.G.M. Cromsigt (COCON): Large herbivores in space - Resource partitioning among savanna grazers in a heterogeneous environment (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H. Olff, Prof. H.H.T. Prins (Wageningen University)
  • B. Curcic-Blake (Neurobiophysics): Spatial and temporal characteristics of the fish lateral line detection (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; copromotor Dr S.M. van Netten
  • M.K. de Boer (MarBEE): Maze of toxicity - Fibrocapsa japoinica (Raphidophyceae) in Dutch coastal waters (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. W.W.C. Gieskes
  • M.E. de Heij (Animal Ecology): Costs of avian incubation - How fitness, energetics and behaviour impinge on the evolution of clutch size (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Tinbergen, Prof. R.H. Drent
  • F. de Jong (MarBEE): Marine eurtrophication in perspective - On the relevance of ecology for environmental policy (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. F. Colijn (FTZ University Kiel); copromotor Dr H.J. van der Windt
  • P.D. Dijkstra (Behavioural Biology): Know thine enemy - Intra-sexual selection and sympatric speciation in Lake Victoria cichlid fish (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. T.G.G. Groothuis
  • S. Hazelaar (Ocean Ecosystems): Nanoscale architecture - The role of proteins in diatom silicon biomineralization (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.W.C. Gieskes, Prof. H.J.W. de Baar
  • R.H.G. Klaassen (Animal Ecology): Foraging in a spatially patterned world - Mmigratory swans (Cygnus columbianus) seeking buried pondweed (Potamogeton pectinatus) tubers (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent; copromotor Dr B.A. Nolet (NIOO)
  • P. Korsten (Animal Ecology): Avian sex allocation and ornamental coloration – A study in blue tits (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. S. Daan
  • M.P. McDonnell–Alexander (COCON): Spatial nutrient heterogeneity and plant species coexistence (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. J.P. Grime (University of Sheffield)
  • T. Reinthaler (Ocean Ecosystems): Prokaryotic respiration and production in the open ocean (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G.J. Herndl, Prof. J.J. Middelburg, Prof. K. Soetaert
  • E.W.M. Stienen (Animal Ecology): Living with gulls - Trading off food and predation in the sandwich tern Sterna sandvicensis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • K.M.C. Tjørve (Behavioural Biology): From an egg to a fledgling - A perspective on shorebird breeding ecology and chick energetics (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G.H. Visser, Prof. L.G. Underhill
  • S. Tomaskovic (Biomedical Engineering): Auditory processing and audiovisual integration revealed by combining psychophysical and fMRI experiments (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • W.K. Vahl (Theoretical Biology, Animal Ecology): Interference competition among foraging waders (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. F.J. Weissing, Prof. T. Piersma
  • G.P. van den Berg (Biomedical Engineering): The sound of high winds - The effect of atmospheric stability on wind turbine sound and microphone noise (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H. Duifhuis, Prof. A.J.M. Schoot Uiterkamp
  • M. van de Pol (Animal Ecology, Theoretical Biology): State-dependent life-history strategies - A long-term study on oystercatchers (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. J.M. Tinbergen, Prof. F.J. Weissing; copromotor Dr S.Verhulst
  • K. van der Borght (Molecular Neurobiology): New neurons in the adult brain - A study on the regulation and function of neurogenesis in the adult rodent hippocampus (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.G.M. Luiten; copromotores Dr E.A. van der Zee, Dr B.J.L. Eggen
  • A.J. van der Graaf (Animal Ecology, COCON): Geese on a green wave - Flexible migrants in a changing world (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. J.P. Bakker; copromotor Dr J. Stahl (University of Oldenburg)
  • J. van Oevelen (MarBEE): The structure of marine benthic foodwebs - Combining stable isotope techniques and inverse modeling (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C.H.R. Heip
  • H.E. Wolters (COCON, MarBEE): Restoration of salt marshes (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. W.J. Wolff

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2005

  • P.F.P. Arens (Population Genetics): Living in fragments - Genetic variation in spatially structured populations (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden
  • J.M. Arrieta López de Uralde (Marine Biology): Diversity and activity in marine prokaryotes (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. G.J. Herndl
  • O.G. Bos (Marine Biology): Recruitment variation in Macoma balthica (L.) - Is there a role for larval food limitation? (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • K.M. Bouwman (Animal Ecology): The illusion of monogamy - Patterns of extra-pair paternity in the reed bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. R.H. Drent
  • Y. Bozec (Marine Biology): Process studies of the biological pump of carbon dioxide in the North Sea and Southern Ocean (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H.J.W. de Baar, Prof. H. Thomas
  • T. Dinklo (Neurobiophysics): Mechano- and electrophysiological studies on cochlear hair cells and lateral line cupulae (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. D.G. Stavenga, Prof. H. Duifhuis; copromotor Dr S.M. van Netten
  • M. Durenkamp (Plant Ecophysiology): Metabolism of atmospheric hydrogen sulfide in onion (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga; copromotores Dr L.J. De Kok, Dr G. Stulen
  • S.B. Engel (Behavioural Biology): Racing the wind - Water economy and energy expenditure in avian endurance flight (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G.H. Visser, Prof. S. Daan; copromotor Dr H. Biebach
  • P. Gienapp (Chronobiology): Breeding in a warming world - Evolution of avian breeding time under climate change (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. M.E. Visser
  • S.K. Heijs (Microbial Ecology): Microbial communities at deep-sea mud volcanoes in the Eastern Mediterranean (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.D. van Elsas, Prof. L.J. Forney
  • F. Hoffmann (COCON): Biodiversity and pollination - Flowering plants and flower-visiting insects in agricultural and semi-natural landscapes (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel; copromotor Dr M.M. Kwak
  • G.J. Hoiting (Biomedical Engineering): Measuring MRI noise (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • Y. Malherbe (Population Genetics): Adaptation to environmental stress in different life stages of Drosophila melanogaster (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden; copromotores Dr A. Kamping, Dr L.P.W.G.M. van de Zande
  • E.P. Morris (Marine Biology): Quantifying primary production of microphytobenthos - Application of optical methods (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C.H.R. Heip, copromotores Dr J.C. Kromkamp, Dr R.M. Forster
  • J. Mulder (Molecular Neurobiology): The central cholinergic system during aging and under pathological conditions (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. C.J. Nyakas; copromotor Dr T. Harkany
  • M.J.A. Rijkenberg (Marine Biology): Photochemistry and organic complexation of iron - Interactions in the Southern Ocean (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H.J.W. de Baar; copromotores Dr L.J.A. Gerringa, Dr A.G.J. Buma
  • M. Rüger (Behavioural Biology): Lighting up the clock - Effects of bright light on physiological and psychological states in humans (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. D.G.M. Beersma, Prof. S. Daan; copromotor Dr M.C.M. Gordijn
  • K. Spoelstra (Behavioural Biology): Dawn and dusk - Behavioural and molecular complexity in circadian entrainment (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. Prof. S. Daan, Prof. D.G.M. Beersma
  • E.H.E.M. van de Wall (Neuroendocrinology): Capsaicin-sensitive nerves and energy homeostasis - Involvement in satiety and glucose homeostasis (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. A.J.W. Scheurink
  • P.Y. Wielinga (Neuroendocrinology): Hydroxycitric acid and energy homeostasis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.J.W. Scheurink
  • L. Yang (Plant Ecophysiology): SO2 - Nutrient or toxin for Chinese cabbage (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga; copromotores Dr L.J. De Kok, Dr G. Stulen

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2004

  • M. Ateweberhan (Marine Biology): Seasonal dynamics of coral reef algae in the Southern Red Sea - Functional group and population ecology (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. J.J. Videler
  • G. Blaj (Neurobiophysics): Walking and vision in blowflies (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; copromotor Dr J.H. van Hateren
  • L.W. Bruinzeel (Animal Ecology): Search, settle, reside and resign - Territory acquisition in the oystercatcher (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent; copromotor Dr J.M.Tinbergen; referents Dr B.J. Ens, Dr S. Verhulst
  • K. de Vries (Neuroendocrinology): Involvement of the brain melanocortin system in energy homeostasis (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. A.B. Steffens; copromotor Dr G. van Dijk
  • J. Drent (Marine Biology, Animal Ecology): Life history variation of a marine bivalve (Macoma balthica) in a changing world (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. T. Piersma
  • C.M. Eising (Behavioural Biology): Mother knows best? - Costs and benefits of differential maternal hormone allocation in birds (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan; copromotor Dr T.G.G. Groothuis
  • A.H. Engelen (Marine Biology): Flexibility without compromose - Population biology of the brown seaweed Sargassum polyceratium around the island of Curacao (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.L. Olsen; copromotores Dr A.M. Breeman, Dr P. Ǻberg, Dr W.T. Stam
  • M. Gondwe (Marine Biology): Quantifying the role of marine phytoplankton (DMS) in the present day climate system (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H.J.W. de Baar; copromotores Dr W.W.C. Gieskes, Dr W. Klaassen
  • R. Gosens (Molecular Pharmacology): Plasticity of airway smooth muscle phenotype in airway remodeling (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. Zaagsma, Prof. H. Meurs; copromotor Dr S.A. Nelemans
  • I.E. Hendriks (Marine Biology): Flow dependent processes in settlement of intertidal bivalve larvae (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C.H.R. Heip, Prof. P.M.J. Herman; copromotor Dr L.A. van Duren
  • G.G. Hoarau (Marine Biology): Population genetics of plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.) in Northern Europe (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.L. Olsen, Prof. A.D. Rijnsdorp, Prof. W.T. Stam
  • J.I.H. Keuker (Molecular Neurobiology): The hippocampal formation and aging - Studies on neurons and capillaries in rhesus monkeys and behaviorally characterized tree shrews (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. E. Fuchs (Gottingen)
  • D.P.J. Kuijper (COCON): Small herbivores losing control - Plant-animal interactions along a natural productivity gradient (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. H.H.T. Prins (Wageningen University)
  • A.M. Mouissie (COCON): Seed dispersal by large herbivores – Implications for the restoration of plant biodiversity (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.P. Bakker; copromotor Dr R. van Diggelen
  • W. Müller (Behavioural Biology): Maternal phenotypic engineering - Adaptation and constraint in prenatal maternal effects (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan; copromotores Dr C. Dijkstra, Dr T.G.G. Groothuis
  • J. Prop (Animal Ecology): Food finding - The trail to successful reproduction in migratory geese (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • R.J. Renken (Biomedical Engineering): Topics in auditory fMRI analysis - Motion-REST-auditory perception and brain response (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • G.S. van Doorn (Theoretical Biology): Sexual selection and sympatric speciation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. F.J. Weissing
  • J.A. van Gils (Animal Ecology): Foraging decisions in a digestively constrained long-distance migrant, the red knot (Calidris canutus) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. T. Piersma
  • T. van Oijen (Marine Biology): Iron and light limitation of carbohydrate production by phytoplankton in the Southern Ocean (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H.J.W. de Baar; copromotores Dr W.W.C. Gieskes, Dr M.A. van Leeuwe
  • C.J. Vermeulen (Population Genetics): Genetics of lifespan determination in Drosophila melanogaster (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R. Bijlsma, Prof. W. van Delden; copromotor Dr L. van de Zande
  • V.E. Villafañe (Marine Biology): Ultraviolet radiation and primary productivity in temperate aquatic environments of Patagonia (Argentina) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H.W. de Baar; copromotor Dr A.G.J. Buma
  • N.B. von Engelhardt (Behavioural Biology): Proximate control of avian sex allocation - A study on zebra finches (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan; copromotores Dr C. Dijkstra, Dr T.G.G. Groothuis
  • C. Winter (Marine Biology): Ecological role of planktonic bacteriophages in the North Sea and the tropical Atlantic Ocean (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. G.J. Herndl

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2003

  • E.S. Bakker (Plant Ecology): Herbivores as mediators of their environment
    Promotores Prof. F. Berendse, Prof. H. Olff (Wageningen University)
  • B.A.M. Biemans (Behavioural Biology): A time to remember - Consequences of ageing on the circadian memory modulation in rodents (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan; copromotores Dr E.A. van der Zee, Dr M.P. Gerkema
  • E.M. Bolink (Plant Physiology): Causes of leaf area reduction and implications of acclimation to UV-B radiation in Pisum sativum L (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper; copromotor Dr P.R. van Hasselt
  • C. Carere (Behavioural Biology): Personalities as epigenetic suites of traits - A study on a passerine bird (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; copromotor Dr A.G.G. Groothuis
  • E.M.G.T. de Deckere (Marine Biology): Faunal influence on sediment stability in intertidal mudflats (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C.H.R. Heip, Prof. W.J. Wolff; referent Dr P.M.J. Herman (NIOO-CEMO)
  • O.E. Diekmann (Marine Biology): The coral genus Madracis - Speciation in corals and their symbionts
    Promotores Prof. R.P.M. Bak (Amsterdam), Prof. J.L. Olsen (University of Amsterdam)
  • I. Ferro (Marine Biology): Cycling of iron and manganese in freshwater, estuarine and deep sea sediments (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C.H.R. Heip; copromotor Dr J.J. Middelburg (NIOO-CEMO)
  • K.M. Horváth (Molecular Neurobiology): Adult vulnerability to neurodegeneration - Impact of neonatal handling, neuropeptides and adult estrogen treatment (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. J.H.A. de Keyser; copromotor Dr P. Meerlo
  • M.H.P. Kole (Behavioural Physiology): CA3 pyramidal neuron correlates of the stress response - Analyses of form and function (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. E. Fuchs (Gottingen)
  • P.C. Luttikhuizen (Population Genetics, Animal Ecology): Spatial arrangement of genetic variation in the marine bivalve Macoma balthica (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden; copromotor Dr T. Piersma
  • B.J. Riedstra (Behavioural Biology): Development and social nature of feather pecking (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan; copromotor Dr A.G.G. Groothuis
  • R.C. Smallegange (Neurobiophysics): Attractiveness of different light wavelengths, flicker frequencies and odours to the housefly (Musca domestica L.) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; referents Dr C.J. den Otter, Dr H.A.K. Mastebroek
  • W.H. van de Poll (Marine Biology): Patterns in ultraviolet radiation sensitivity of tropical, temperate and Arctic marine macroalgae (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff; copromotores Dr A.M. Breeman, Dr A.G.J. Buma
  • H.J. van der Strate (Marine Biology, Population Genetics): As tides go by - Spatial genetic structure of the seeweed Cladophoropsis membranacea (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.L. Olsen, Prof. W. van Delden; copromotores Dr W.T. Stam, Dr L. van de Zande
  • Y.M. van Hierden (Behavioural Biology): Behavioural neurobiology of feather pecking (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; copromotor Dr S.M. Korte
  • K.J.A. Vanhoutte (Neurobiophysics): Butterfly visual pigments - Molecular cloning and optical reflections (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga
  • A.H. Veenema (Behavioural Physiology): Coping style & stressor susceptibility - Neuroendocrine and neurochemical studies with genetically selected mouse lines (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. E.R. de Kloet (University of Leiden)
  • P. Wiersma (Animal Ecology): Working for a living - Physiological and behavioural trade-offs in birds facing hard work (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent; copromotor Dr J.M. Tinbergen; referent Dr S. Verhulst
  • Z.A. Zekeria (Marine Biology): Butterflyfishes of the Southern Red Sea - Ecology and population dynamics (thesis)
    Promotor Prof.J.J. Videler
  • H.J. Zemmelink (Marine Biology): Dimethyl sulphide - Measuring emissions from the ocean to the atmosphere (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H.J.W. de Baar; copromotores Dr W. Klaassen, Dr W.W.C. Gieskes

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2002

  • E.B. Adema (Plant Ecology): Alternative stable states in dune slack succession (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel; copromotores Dr A.P. Grootjans, Dr H. van Gemerden
  • T.C. Andringa (Biomecical Engineering): Continuity preserving signal processing (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • A.C. Bockelmann (Plant Ecology): Ordinary and successful - The invastion of Elymus athericus in European salt marshes (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. K. Dierssen (University of Kiel); copromotor Dr R. Bijlsma
  • P. Boelen (Marine Biology): Sun-dazed to the core - Accumulation of DNA damage in (sub)tropical picoplankton assemblages exposed to solar ultraviolet radiation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff; referents Dr A.G.J. Buma, Dr M.J.W. Veldhuis (NIOZ)
  • D. Bos (Plant Ecology, Animal Ecology): Grazing in coastal grasslands - Brent geese and facilitation by herbivory (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. R.H. Drent
  • S.G.A. Draisma (Marine Biology): Calling a class to order - Phylogenetic studies in the Phaeophyceae (cum laude)
    Promotores Prof. P. Baas (leiden), Prof. J.L. Olsen (University of Leiden)
  • W.M.C. Edelaar (Marine Biology, Animal Ecology): The ecology and evolution of anti-predation traits in burrowing bivalve, Macoma balthica (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff; copromotor Dr T. Piersma; referent Dr J. van der Meer (NIOZ)
  • A. Eggert (Marine Biology): Thermal ecotypes in the green macrophyte Valonia utricularis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff; copromotor Dr A.M. Breeman
  • G.H. Engelhard (Animal Ecology, Marine Biology): Southern elephant seal population declines - The human onshore disturbance hypothesis (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. W.J. Wolff; referent Drir. P.J.H. Reijnders (Alterra)
  • J.G. Hiddink (Marine Biology): The adaptive value of migrations for the bivalve Macoma balthica (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • I.C. Knevel (Plant Ecology): The life history of selected coastal foredune species of South Africa
    Promotores Prof. R. Lubke, Prof. J.P. Bakker (University of Grahamstown, South Africa)
  • W.H. Kotowski (Plant Ecology): Fen communities - Ecological mechanisms and conservation strategies (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel
  • I.M. Nijholt (Behavioural Physiology): Molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity - Implications for immediate early gene expression and learning (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. J. Spiess (Goettingen); referent Dr T. Blank
  • Y. Oda (Microbial Ecology): Physiological and genetic diversity of the purple nosulfur bacterium Rhodopseudomas palustris (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.J. Forney
  • L. Peperzak (Marine Biology): The wax and wane of Phaeocystis globosa blooms (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. F.C. Colijn; copromotor Dr W.W.C. Gieskes
  • M.J.M. Reichert (Animal Ecology): On the life history of the fringed flounder (Etropus crossotus), a small tropical flatfish in the South Atlantic Bight (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. J.M. Dean (University of South Carolina)
  • M. Rubinigg (Plant Ecology, Plant Physiology): Physiological aspects of N nutrition in saline and waterlogged soils (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. J.T.M. Elzenga; referent Dr G. Stulen
  • B.I. Tieleman (Behavioural Biology): Avian adaptation along an aridity gradient - Physiology, behavior, and life history (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. J.Bb Williams (Ohio, USA)
  • B.J. van der Vegt (Behavioural Physiology): Brain serotonin homeostasis and the control of aggression in rats (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas

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2001

  • A.A.H.M. Corten (Marine Biology): Herring and climate - Long-term changes in the distribution of North Sea herring in relation to natural variations in the environment (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff; copromotor Dr W.C.C. Gieskes
  • P.J. de Goeij (Animal Ecology): Burying depth as a trade-off in the bivalve Macoma balthica (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent; referent Dr H.W. van der Veer
  • J. de Groot (Behavioural Physiology): Psychoneuroimmunology in pigs - Can the immune system cope with intensive husbandry conditions? (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas
  • J.J.M. de Jong (Plant Physiology): Remote sensing of wet forests (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper; referent Dr W. Klaassen
  • M.L.J.M. Eijkenboom (Molecular Neurobiology): An evaluation of animal models for behavioural recovery after brain damage (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. J.H.A. de Keyser
  • E. Farkas (Molecular Neurobiology): Cerebrovascular risk factors for dementia - The breakdown of cerebrocortical capillary integrity in Alzheimer's disease, experimental cerebral hypoperfusion and chronic hypertension (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.G.M. Luiten
  • R.A. Hut (Behavioural Biology): Natural entrainment of circadian systems - A study in the diurnal ground squirrel, Spermophilus citellus (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan; copromotor Dr D.G.M. Beersma
  • K. Jansen (Behavioural Biology): Circadian rhythms in pacemaker and behavior - A study in the common vole, Microtus arvalis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan
  • F.J. Kelling (Animal Physiology): Olfaction in houseflies - Morphology and electrophysiology (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. D.G. Stavenga, Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; referent Dr C.J. den Otter
  • N. Noorman (Animal Physiology): Pheromones of the housefly - A chemical and behavioural study (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. D.G. Stavenga, Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; referent Dr C.J. den Otter
  • M.M. Oklejewicz (Animal Behaviour): The rate of living in tau mutant Syrian hamsters - Studies on the impact of a circadian allele on temporal organisation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan
  • J.E. Oppentocht (Population Genetics): Alcohol dehydrogenase and alcohol tolerance in Drosophila (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden
  • M.A.W. Ruis (Animal Physiology): Social stress as a source of reduced welfare in pigs (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; referent Drir. H.J. Blokhuis
  • J. Stahl (Animal Ecology): Limits to the co-occurrence of avian herbivores - How geese share scarce resources (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • J.A. van Franeker (Marine Biology): Mirrors in ice - Fulmarine petrels and antarctic ecosystems (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • J.H. Venema (Plant Physiology): Low-temperature tolerance of tomato and related wild Lycopersicon species: a comparative study on chloroplast functioning (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper; copromotor Dr P.R. van Hasselt
  • J.T. Vulink (Animal Ecology): Hungry herds - Management by grazing of temperate lowland wetlands
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. H.H.T. Prins (Wageningen University)
  • J.W.M. Wijsman (Marine Biology): Early diagenetic processes in northwestern Black Sea sediments (thesis)
    Promotores P.A.W.J. de Wilde, Prof. C.H.R. Heip

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2000

  • E.T. Buitenhuis (Marine Biology): Interactions between Emiliania huxleyi and the dissolved inorganic carbon system (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H.J.W. de Baar
  • W.F. de Boer (Animal Ecology): Between the tides - The impact of human exploitation on an intertidal ecosystem, Mozambique (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. H.H.T. Prins
  • C. de Groote (Molecular Neurobiology): Pharmacotherapy for Parkinson's disease - An evaluation of GABA and NMDA receptor antagonist in 6-OHDA lesioned rats (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.G.M. Luiten, Prof. B. Bohus
  • I.C. de Jong (Animal Physiology): Chronic stress parameters in pigs - Indicators of animal welfare? (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas; referents Drir. H.J. Blokhuis, Dr E. Lambooij
  • J.W.P. Esselink (Plant Ecology, Animal Ecology): Nature management of coastal salt marshes - Interactions between anthropogenic influences and natural dynamics (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. R.H. Drent
  • I. Janse (Microbial Ecology): C in the sea - Production and microbial breakdown of Phaeocystis polysaccharides (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.J. Forney
  • A.J.M. Jansen (Plant Ecology): Hydrology and restiration of wet heathland and fen meadow communities (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. E. van der Maarel; copromotor Dr A.P. Grootjans
  • A. Kamping (Population Genetics): On the maintenance of allozyme and inversion polymorphisms in Drosophila melanogaster - Interactions between Adh, αGpdh and In(2L)t (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden
  • J.P. Konsman (Animal Physiology): Immune-to-brain communication - A functional neuroanatomical approach (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. R. Dantzer
  • I.B. Obernosterer (Marine Biology): Photochemical transformations of dissolved organic matter and its subsequent utilization by marine bacterioplankton (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G.J. Herndl, Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • J.C. Oberwinkler (Neurobiophysics): Calcium influx, diffusion and extrusion in fly photoreceptor cells (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. D.G. Stavenga
  • I.R. Pen (Population Genetics): Sex allocation in a life history context (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan, copromotor Dr F.J. Weissing
  • L. Poot (Neurobiophysics): Light adaptation and early processing in the human visual system (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga, copromotor Dr J.H. van Hateren; referent Dr H.P. Snippe
  • O.A. Quilambo (Plant Physiology): Functioning of peanut (Arachis hypogea L.) under nutrient deficiency and drought stress in relation to symbiotic associations (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • A.W. Stienstra (Plant Physiology): Nitrification in semi-natural grasslands (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.W. Woldendorp, Prof. L. Brussaard
  • R.J. Strykstra (Plant Ecology): Reintroduction of plant species - S(h)ifting settings (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. J. van Andel
  • J. Tuma (Animal Physiology): The melatonin agonist S20098, shift work and affective disorders - A study performed in the rat (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas
  • I.V.F. van den Broek (Molecular Neurobiology): Olfactory sensitivity of Anopheles mosquitoes with different host preferences (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.G.J. Bohus, Prof. J.C. van Lenteren (Wageningen University)
  • T.A.W. van der Kooij (Plant Physiology, Population Genetics): Response of Arabidopsis thaliana to elevate CO2 en SO2 (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. W. van Delden
  • A. van der Veen (Plant Ecology): Competition in coastal sand dune succession - Cause or mechanism (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. J.P. Bakker
  • M. van der Velde (Population Genetics): Genetic structure of the moss genus Polytrichum (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden
  • I.C. van Duren (Plant Ecology): Nutrient limitation in drained and rewetted fen meadows (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. C.W.P.M. Blom
  • L.A. van Duren (Marine Biology): Moving (in) water - Behavioural kinematics, hydrodynamics and energetics of the calanoid copepod Temora longicornis (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.J. Videler, Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • O. Velterop (Population Genetics, Plant Ecology): Effects of fragmentation on pollen and gene flow in insect-pollinated plant populations (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W. van Delden, Prof. J. van Andel
  • S. Westerman (Plant Physiology): Response of sulfur assimilation in curly kale to atmospheric hydrogen sulfide (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper

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1999

  • P.E. Boon (Behavioural Biology): Day length and growth - Behaviour, energy balance, protein synthesis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan; referent Dr G.H. Visser
  • B. Dauwe (Marine Biology): Organic matter quality in North Sea sediments (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C.H.R. Heip, Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • B.R.K. Douma (Molecular Neurobiology): Stress, learning and hippocampal plasticity (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.G.J. Bohus, Prof. P.G.M. Luiten; referent Dr E.A. van der Zee
  • A.C. de Vries (Plant Ecology): Land surface roughness and remote sensing (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel
  • Y. Gan (Plant Physiology): Towards improved N2 fixation and yield in soybean (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. H. van Keulen
  • D.H. Heg (Animal Ecology): Life history decisions in oystercatchers (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • H.M. Jonkers (Microbial Ecology): Microbial production and consumption of dimethyl sulfide (DMS) in intertidal sediment ecosystems (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.J. Forney; copromotor Dr H. van Gemerden
  • M.J.H. Kas (Microbial Ecology): Sleep and circadian timekeeping in Octodon degus - Behavioral and photic determinants of activity phase preference (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S Daan, Prof. D.M. Edgar (Stanford University)
  • J. Krooneman (Microbial Ecology): Ecophysiological studies on bacterial degradation of chlorobenzoates (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.J. Forney
  • E.J. Lammerts (Plant Ecology): Basiphilous pioneer vegetation in dune slacks on the Dutch Wadden Sea islands (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. E. van der Maarel
  • E.H. Ries (Marine Biology): Population biology and activity patterns of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in the Wadden Sea (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. M.A. Fedak
  • C. Schilstra (Neurobiophysics): Insect flight, eye movements, and vision (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; copromotor Dr J.H. van Hateren
  • A.M. Strijkstra (Animal Physiology): Periodic euthermy during hibernation in the European ground squirrel - Causes and consequences (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. R.H. van den Hoofdakker
  • H.J. van Wijnen (Plant Ecology, Marine Biology): Nitrogen dynamics and vegetation succession in salt marshes (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • C.J. Wiebenga (Marine Biology): Process studies of dissolved organic carbon and bacterioplankton in the ocean (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H.J.W. de Baar, Prof. L. Dijkhuizen

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1998

  • D.C.E. Bakker (Marine Biology): Process studies of the air-sea exchange of carbon dioxide in the Atlantic Ocean (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H.J.W. de Baar
  • R.M. Bekker (Plant Ecology): The ecology of soil seed banks in grassland ecosystems (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. J. van Andel
  • A.R. Boon (Marine Biology): Benthic-pelagic coupling - The nature and fate of labile organic matter in the benthic environment of the North Sea (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.A.W.J. Wilde
  • M.C. Brouwer (Behavioural Physiology): The design of an alternative to live lab animal experiments in education (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas
  • J. de Boer (Molecular Pharmacology): Airway reactivity in vivo and in vitro: Modulation by NO, inflammation and PDE inhibitors (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H. Meurs, Prof. J. Zaagsma
  • P.J.C. Honkoop (Marine Biology): Bivalve reproduction in the Wadden Sea - Effects of winter conditions on reproductive effort and recruitment (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.A.W.J. Wilde
  • M. Jansen (c): Information processing by spiking neurons in the first optic chiasm of the blowfly (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; co-promotor Dr J.H. van Hateren
  • A.L. Kappe (Population Genetics): Detecting genetic variation - Application of molecular techniques in conservation biology (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden; co-promotor Dr R. Bijlsma
  • H.J.M. Lankreijer (Plant Physiology): The water balance of forests under elevated atmospheric CO2 (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • R.C. Looijen (Theoretical Philosophy/Plant Ecology): Holism and reductionism in biology and ecology - The mutual dependence of higher and lower level research programmes (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T.A.F. Kuipers, Prof. J. van Andel
  • F.P.G. Princée (Population Genetics): Genetic management of small animal populations in zoos and wildlife reserves - The use of genome models in estimation of genetic variation and the effects of social structures (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W. van Delden, Prof. P. Stam (WUR)
  • J.F.M. Spieksma (Plant Ecology): Rewetting of damaged peatlands (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. R.A. Feddes (WUR)
  • C. Streefland (Molecular Neurobiology): Gustatory neural processing in the brainstem of the rat (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • A. van der Schaaf (Neurobiophysics): Natural image statistics and visual processing (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; co-promotor Dr J.H. van Hateren
  • C.F.R. van der Wal (Animal Ecology/Plant Ecology): Defending the marsh - Herbivores in a dynamic coastal ecosystem (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. J.P. Bakker
  • R. van Diggelen (Plant Ecology): Moving gradients - Assessing restoration prospects of degraded brook valleys (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. M. Succow, Prof. E van der Maarel
  • M.R. van Eerden (Animal Ecology): Patchwork - Patch use, habitat exploitation and carrying capacity for water birds in Dutch freshwater wetlands (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • K.E. Voskamp (Molecular Neurobiology): Peripheral coding of olfactory information in tsetse flies (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • D.J. Wolters (Plant Physiology): Ineffective Frankia in wet alder soils (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.W. Woldendorp

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1997

  • P.W.G. Altena (Neurobiophysics): Spatial and temporal movement processing of the H1-neuron in blowfly (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; copromotor Dr H.A.K. Mastebroek
  • C.P.D. Brussaard (Microbiology): Phytoplankton cell lysis and its ecological implocations (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.A. Prins, Prof. L. Dijkhuizen
  • M.E. Butter (Biology Science Shop): Spatial and temporal movement processing of the H1-neuron in blowfly (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. C.J. Weeda
  • C.H. de Kogel (Behavioural Biology): Long-term effects of brood size on offspring - An experimental study in the zebra finch (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Kruijt, Prof. S. Daan; copromotor Dr J.M. Tinbergen
  • J.J. de Leeuw (Animal Ecology): Demanding divers - Ecological energetics of food exploitation by diving ducks (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • J. den Hertog (Plant Physiology): Functioning of Plantago major and Urtica dioica exposedto elevated CO2 - Analysis of growth pattern in relation to C and N (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. J.T. Lambers (UU)
  • H.G.J. Everts (Molecular Neurobiology): Individual variation in lateral septal vasopressin - Behavioural consequenses (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • J. Huisman (Plant Ecology): The stuggle for light (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. L.R. Mur (VU); copromotor Dr F.J. Weissing
  • M.A.J.M. Kersten (Animal Ecology): Living leisurely should last longer - Energetic aspects of reproduction in the oystercatcher (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • M.J.J.E. Loonen (Animal Ecology): Goose breeding ecology - Overcoming successive hurdles to raise goslings (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • P. Meerlo (Molecular Neurobiology): Behavioural and chronobiological consequences of socialstress in rats (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; copromotor Dr H.A.K. Mastebroek
  • U.K. Müller (Marine Biology): In the wake of the fish - On the hydrodynamic interactions between swimming fish and water, the effects of ontogenetic stages and swimming kinematics (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff; copromotor Dr J.J. Videler
  • M.R.G Roelfsema (Plant Physiology): Electrophysiological properties of Arabidopsis thaliana guard cells - Responses to abscisic acid studied with abi-mutants (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper; copromotor Dr H.B.A. Prins
  • A.F.H. Ros (Behavioural Biology): Role of sensitisation to testosterone in the early development of aggression in the black-headed gull. (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Kruijt, Prof. J.M. Koolhaas
  • F.P. Sival (Plant Ecology): Dune soil acidification threatening rare plant species (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel
  • A.C. Smaal (Marine Biology): Food supply and demand of bivalve suspension feeders in a tidal system (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. B.L. Bayne
  • E.J. Stamhuis (Marine Biology): Mining, brushing and flushing - Feeding mechanism, turbative activity and behavioural energetics of the endobenthic thalassinid shrimp Callianassa subterranea (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.A.W.J. de Wilde; copromotor Dr J.J. Videler
  • J. Stefels (Marine Biology): The smell of the sea - Production of dimethylsulphoniopropionate and its conversion into dimethylsulphide by the marine phytoplankton genus Phaeocystis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. L. Dijkhuizen
  • P.T.S.K. Tsang (Neurobiophysics): Laser interferometric flow measurements in the lateral line organ (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • R.M. van Boven (Population Genetics): Evolutionary dynamics of a selfish gene (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden; copromotor Dr F.J. Weissing
  • J. van de Koppel (Plant Ecology): Trophic interactions in gradients of primary productivity (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. J.M. Fryxell (University of Guelph, Canada)
  • N.W. van den Brink (Marine Biology): Probing for the invisible - The development of a monitoring system for global back-ground levels of organochlorine pollutants in Antarctica(thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • F.P. van den Ende (Microbiology): Microbial ecology of oxygen-sulfide interfaces in marine benthic ecosystems (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.A. Prins, Prof. L. Dijkhuizen; copromotor Dr H. van Gemerden
  • W.M. van der Goes Van Naters (Neurobiophysics): Senses for blood in tsetse flies - An electrophysiological and behavioural study (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga, Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • J. van 't Land (Population Genetics): Latitudinal variation in Drosophila melanogaster - On the maintenance of the world-wide polymorphisms for Adh, alpha Gpdh and In(2L)t(thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.van Delden
  • J.O. van der Meer (Animal Ecology): A handful of feathers - Studies on the estimation and modelling of temporal and spatial fluctuations in the numbers of birds and their prey (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • M.A. van Leeuwe (Marine Biology): Iron and light interactions with phytoplankton growth in the southern ocean (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H.J.W. de Baar
  • K. Walch (Plant Physiology): Low temperature induced flowering ability in tulip bulbs (Tulipa gesneriana) - A study on membrane lipids (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper; copromotor Dr P.R. van Hasselt
  • J.E.C. Wiersinga-Post (Neurobiophysics): Mechanophysiology of cupulae and hair cells in the lateral line of fish and pitch perception of complex sounds in humans (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • A. Wiersma (Molecular Neurobiology): The CeA and the stress response - CRH mediated modulation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • R. Witbaard (Marine Biology): Tree of the sea - The use of the internal growth lines in the shell of Arctica islandica (Bivalvia, Mollusca) for the retrospective assessment of marine environmental change (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.A.W.J. de Wilde
  • L.I. Zwarts (Animal Ecology): Waders and their estuarine food supplies (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
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