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Research GELIFES

Upcoming activities

Date Activity
6 Jan 2020 PhD defence (11:00 - Academy Building)
Andrea Soto Padilla (EGDB): In the heat of the moment - How Drosophila melanogaster's response to temperature is modulated by sensory systems, social environment, development, and cognition
16 Jan 2020 GELIFES Seminar (16:00 - 5171.0415)
Julia Day (University College London, UK): Ecology and evolution of African fish radiations
27 Jan 2020 Mini Symposium ConsEco: "Grazing, biodiversity, and humanity" (10:00-12:30, 5172.0571)
Speakers: Ron Snijders (TNO), Babak Arani (UG), Matty Berg (VU/UG), Qingqing Chen (UG)
27 Jan 2020 PhD defence (14:30 - Academy Building)
Qingqing Chen (Conservation Ecology): Long-term effects of large and small herbivores on plant diversity in a salt-marsh system
30 Jan 2020 Gelifes Seminar - FSE Postdoc Fellows (16:00 - 5171.0415)
Remco Molenhuis (Neurobiology): Towards the neurobiology of individual differences in routine-like vs. flexible behaviours
Elise Laetz (GREEN): Toward understanding solar-powered sea slugs and the evolution of photosymbioses
Pim Heckman (Neurobiology): Cyclic nucleotide signaling during hippocampal neuroplasticity and memory formation
31 Jan 2020 GELIFES Guest Lecture (11:00 - 5172.0571)
Jan van Gils (Honorary Professor candidate, NIOZ): Global change ecology of migrant shorebirds
6 Feb 2020 GELIFES Guest Lecture (13:00 - 5172.0571)
David Thieltges (Honorary Professor candidate, NIOZ): Marine parasite ecology - Unravelling the interactions between parasites, their hosts and the environment
6 Feb 2020 GELIFES Seminar (16:00 - 5171.0415)
Guido de Croon (TU Delft): Bio-inspired intelligence for swarms of tiny, autonomous drones
7 Feb 2020 Mini Symposium ConsEco: "The role of large carnivores on ecosystem functioning" (10:30-12:45, 5171.0415)
Speakers: Hugh Jansman (WER), Arie Trouwborst (Tilburg University), Ine Dorresteijn (Utrecht University), Annelies van Ginkel (UG/MRI)
7 Feb 2020 PhD defence (16:15 - Academy Building)
Annelies van Ginkel (Conservation Ecology): Wolves, tree logs and tree regeneration - Combined effects of downed wood and wolves on the regeneration of palatable and less palatable tree species
13 Feb 2020 GELIFES Seminar (16:00 - 5171.0415)
Joel Meunier (Université de Tours, France): Social evolution in a world full of pathogens - What can we learn from non-eusocial insects?
18 Feb 2020 Inaugural lecture (16:15 - Academy Building)
Pablo Tittonell (ConsEco): Agroecology - From nature inclusive to nature-driven agriculture and food production
27 Feb 2020 GELIFES Seminar (16:00 - 5171.0415)
Dries Bonte (University of Ghent): Individual heterogeneity as a driver of spatial ecological dynamics
5 Mar 2020 GELIFES Seminar (16:00 - 5171.0415)
Tessa Roseboom (UvA): How the early environment shapes later health and wellbeing - Lessons from history that will help improve the health of future generations
12 Mar 2020 GELIFES Seminar (16:00 - 5171.0415)
Simon Tragust (MLU Halle, Germany): Formicine ants ingest their highly acidic poison for gut microbial selection and control
16 Mar 2020 Postponed 1st Lustrum Symposium Adaptive Life Programme (9:00-17:00, Hanze Plaza)
Talks & posters representing AL & associated PhD projects, followed by a plenary discussion on the programme's future
17 Mar 2020 Postponed GELIFES 'Heidag' (9:30-21:30, Nivon Allardsoog, Bakkeveen)
Annual scientific staff retreat
19 Mar 2020 Cancelled GELIFES Seminar (16:00 - 5171.0415)
Marcel Visser (NIOO-KNAW): tba
26 Mar 2020 Cancelled GELIFES Seminar (16:00 - 5171.0415)
Jurene Kemp (University of Stirling): The role of pollinators and herbivores in flower colour evolution of mass flowering South African daisies
2 Apr 2020 Cancelled GELIFES Seminar (16:00 - 5171.0415)
Spencer Barrett (University of Toronto): Insights on plant sexual diversity - From evolutionary ecology to genomics
17 Apr 2020 PhD defence (12:45 - Academy Building Online)
Leonie Gouweleeuw (NeuBio): Neuroinflammation as common denominator in heart failure associated mental dysfunction
15 May 2020 PhD defence (16:15 - Academy Building Online)
Kasper Hendriks (TRÊS): On the origin of species assemblages - of Bornean microsnails
26 May 2020 PhD defence (11:00 - Academy Building Online)
Edit Somogyi (NeuBio): Energy balance after bariatric surgery
5 Jun 2020 PhD defence (12:45 - Academy Building Online)
Liang Xu (TRÊS): Modelling species interactions in macroevolution and macroecology
26 Jun 2020 PhD defence (11:00 - Academy Building Online)
Jurjan van der Zee (GREEN): Evolutionary ecology of sea turtles
Jul - Aug 2020 Summer break
4 Sep 2020 PhD defence (12:45 - Academy Building)
Eva Kok (ConsEco): Why Knot? - Exploration of variation in long-distance migration
4 Sep 2020 PhD defence (14:30 - Academy Building)
Karen Bisschop (TRÊS): The spatial and community-context of ecological specialisation
4 Sep 2020 PhD defence (16:15 - Academy Building)
Danielle Houwing (NeuBio): Antidepressant treatment during pregnancy: for better or worse? - Neurodevelopmental outcomes in rat offspring
11 Sep 2020 PhD defence (16:15 - Academy Building)
Frank Raven (NeuBio): Sleep as a synaptic architect - How sleep loss influences memory and synaptic plasticity
2 Oct 2020 PhD defence (16:15 - Academy Building)
Inger de Jonge (ConsEco): Human impacts on the functioning of African savannas
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