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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

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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

Peire Morais

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

van Asch

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

van der Veen

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

van Wesenbeeck

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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