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Research GELIFES



C.P. Chifamba (Marine Biology): The biology and impacts of Oreochromis niloticus and Limnothrissa miodon introduced in Lake Kariba (thesis)

Promotores Prof. H. Olff, Prof. B.D.H.K. Eriksson


D.W. Dekens (Neurobiology): Lipocalin 2 and the pathophysiology of Alzheimer's disease (thesis)

Promotores Prof. P.P. De Deyn (UMCG), Prof. U.L.M. Eisel; copromotor Dr P.J.W. Naudé (UMCG)


E.M. El-Hacen (Conservation Ecology): Beds of grass at Banc d’Arguin, Mauritania - Ecosystem infrastructures underlying avian richness along the East Atlantic Flyway (thesis)

Promotores Prof. H. Olff, Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. T.J. Bouma

Esquivel Franco

D.C. Esquivel Franco (Neurobiology): In search of animal models for male sexual dysfunction - Pharmacological studies in normal and serotonin transporter knockout rats (thesis)

Promotores Prof. J.D.A. Olivier, Prof. M.J.H. Kas, Prof. G. Gutiérrez Ospina (National Autonomous University of Mexico)


T.S.E. Floessner (Neurobiology): Latitudinal differences in the circadian system of Nasonia vitripennis (thesis)

Promotores Prof. R.A. Hut, Prof. D.G.M. Beersma


M. Heesterbeek (Neurobiology): Passive exercise, an effective therapy? - Exploring whole body vibration, therapeutic motion simulation and a combination of both (thesis)

Promotor Prof. E.A. van der Zee; copromotor Dr M.J.G. van Heuvelen (UMCG)

Herrera Alsina

L.S. Herrera Alsina (TRÊS): Species selection and the spatial distribution of diversity (thesis)

Promotor Prof. R.S. Etienne; copromotor Dr A.L. Pigot


J. Jouta (Conservation Ecology): The tell-tale isotopes - Towards indicators of the health of the Wadden Sea (thesis)

Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. H. Olff; copromotor Dr H. van der Veer (NIOZ)


N. Kumar (EGDB): Neglected aspects of hormone mediated maternal effects - Studies on early embryonic modulation of maternal hormonal signals in avian eggs and related methodological aspects (thesis)

Promotores Prof. A.G.G. Groothuis, Prof. M. Gahr (MPIO, Seewiesen)


A. Lelono (EGDB): Don’t underestimate father - Effects of cryptic and non-cryptic paternal traits on maternal effect in a species without paternal care (thesis)

Promotor Prof. A.G.G. Groothuis; Copromotor: Dr B.J. Riedstra


J.M. Mwangi (BPE): Coping with uncertainty - Adapting to stochasticity in an unpredictable tropical environment (thesis)

Promotor Prof. B.I. Tieleman; copromotor Dr M. Muchane (National Museums Kenya)

Nakauma Gonzalez

J.A. Nakauma Gonzalez (TRÊS): The evolution of the bacterial chemotaxis network (thesis)

Promotor Prof. F.J Weissing; copromotor Dr G.S. van Doorn


H.K. Ndithia (BPE): Reproduction, growth and immune function - Novel insights in equatorial tropical birds (thesis)

Promotor Prof. B.I. Tieleman; copromotor Dr M. Muchane (National Museums Kenya)


C.J. Nwaogu (BPE): Avian life in a seasonally arid tropical environment - Adaptations and mechanisms in breeding, molt and immune function (thesis)

Promotores Prof. B.I. Tieleman, Prof. W. Cresswell (University of St. Andrews)


S.M. Ota (Neurobiology): Chronic social stress and the circadian system - Effects on the central clock and peripheral liver oscillator (thesis)

Promotores Prof. R.A Hut, Prof. D. Suchecki (UNIFESP, Sao Paulo); copromotor Dr P. Meerlo

Raj Pant

S. Raj Pant (BPE): Understanding the evolution of infidelity using the Seychelles warbler system (thesis)

Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. D.S. Richardson (University of East Anglia), Prof. H.L. Dugdale


J. Rouhana (EGDB): Toxic love - Evolutionary genomics of the enigmatic Sex Peptide (thesis)

Promotores Prof. B. Wertheim, Prof. T. Chapman (University of East Anglia, UK)


A.E. Schlaich (Conservation Ecology): Migrants in double jeopardy - Ecology of Montagu's Harriers on breeding and wintering grounds (thesis)

Promotores Prof. C. Both, Prof. V. Bretagnolle (CNRS); copromotor Dr R.H.G. Klaassen


D.S. Wright (EGDB): The role of visual adaptation in cichlid fish speciation (thesis)

Promotores Prof. M.E. Maan, Prof. A.G.G. Groothuis


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