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Research GELIFES



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. DagytÄ— (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

Nunes da Rocha

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

Revilla Rimbach

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

te Beest

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

van den Hout

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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