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Research GELIFES


Ashghali Farahani

S. Ashghali Farahani (BPE): Coevolution in host–parasite systems - Behavioral strategies of native and invasive hosts (thesis)

Promotores Prof. J. Komdeur, Prof. P.J. Palsbøll


R.J.C. Bilderbeek (TRÊS): Speciation and the error we make in phylogenetic inference (thesis)

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


K. Bisschop (TRÊS): The spatial and community-context of ecological specialisation (thesis)

Promotores Prof. R.S. Etienne, Prof. D. Bonte (Ghent University), Prof. J. Falcao Salles


Q. Chen (Conservation Ecology): Long-term effects of large and small herbivores on plant diversity in a salt-marsh system (thesis)

Promotores Prof. H. Olff, Prof. C. Smit

de Jonge

I.K. de Jonge (Conservation Ecology): Human impacts on the functioning of African savannas (thesis)

Promotor Prof. H. Olff; copromotor Dr M.P. Veldhuis (University of Leiden)


L. Gouweleeuw (Neurobiology): Neuroinflammation as common denominator in heart failure associated mental dysfunction - Studies in animal models (thesis)

Promotor Prof. U.L.M. Eisel; copromotor Dr R.G. Schoemaker


K. Hendriks (TRÊS): On the origin of species assemblages - of Bornean microsnails (thesis)

Promotores Prof. R.S. Etienne, Prof. M. Schilthuizen (Leiden university)


D.J. Houwing (Neurobiology): Antidepressant treatment during pregnancy: For better or worse? - Neurodevelopmental outcomes in rat offspring (thesis)

Promotores Prof. J.D.A. Olivier, Prof. M.J.H. Kas; copromotor Dr S.F. de Boer


R.K. James (Conservation Ecology): The future of seagrass ecosystem services in a changing world (thesis)

Promotores Prof. T.J. Bouma, Prof. P.M.J. Herman (RU Nijmegen), Prof. T. van der Heide; copromotor Dr M.M. van Katwijk (RU Nijmegen)


E.F. Kappers (Conservation Ecology): Polymorphic Common buzzards in time and space (thesis)

Promotores Prof. C. Both, Prof. B. Kempenaers (MPIO)


L.M. Klunder (GREEN): Marine benthic metabarcoding - Anthropogenic effects on benthic diversity from shore to deep-sea; assessed by metabarcoding and traditional taxonomy (thesis)

Promotor: Prof. P.J. Palsbøll; Copromotor : Dr ir H.W. van der Veer (NIOZ)


E.M.A. Kok (Conservation Ecology): Why Knot? - Exploration of variation in long-distance migration (thesis)

Promotor Prof. T. Piersma; copromotor Dr K. Mathot (University of Alberta)


K. Leung (EGDB): Polyploidy and host specificity genetics in Nasonia parasitic wasps (thesis)

Promotor Prof. L.W. Beukeboom; copromotor Dr L. van de Zande


S. Moreno Gámez (TRÊS): On the origin and function of phenotypic variation in bacteria (thesis)

Promotores Prof. F.J. Weissing, Prof. M. Ackermann (ETHZ); copromotor Dr G.S. van Doorn


D.B. Patel (Neurobiology): Structural plasticity of the social brain - Social stress-induced adaptations in dendritic remodeling and behavior (thesis)

Promotores Prof. M.J.H. Kas, Prof. S. Chattarji (National Centre for Biological Sciences, India); copromotor Dr B. Buwalda


A.S. Ramsteijn (Neurobiology): Antidepressant use during pregnancy - Exploring novel (neuro)biological effects in rat mothers and offspring (thesis)

Promotores Prof. J.D.A. Olivier, Prof. G. van Dijk; copromotor Dr S.F. de Boer


F. Raven (Neurobiology): Sleep as a synaptic architect - How sleep loss influences memory and synaptic plasticity (thesis)

Promotor Prof. E.A. van der Zee; copromotores Dr R. Havekes, Dr P. Meerlo


E. Somogyi (Neurobiology): Energy balance after bariatric surgery (thesis)

Promotores Prof. G. van Dijk, Prof. C.J. Nyakas (University of Physical Education, Hungary); copromotor Dr A. van Beek (UMCG)

Soto Padilla

A. 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 (thesis)

Promotores Prof. J.C. Billeter, Prof. D.H. van Rijn (FBSS), Prof. O.C.M. Sibon (UMCG)

van der Zee

J.P. van der Zee (GREEN): Evolutionary ecology of sea turtles (thesis)

Promotor: Prof. P.J. Palsbøll; Copromotores : Dr M.J.A. Christianen, Dr L.E. Becking

van Ginkel

H.A.L. 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 (thesis)

Promotor Prof. C. Smit; copromotor Dr D.P.J. Kuijper (MRI-PAS, Bialowieza)

Verhoeven & Loonstra

M.A. Verhoeven & A.H.J. Loonstra (Conservation Ecology): On the behaviour and ecology of the Black-tailed Godwit (thesis)

Promotores Prof. T. Piersma, Prof. C. Both

Liang Xu

L. Xu (TRÊS): Modelling species interactions in macroevolution and macroecology (thesis)

Promotor Prof. R.S. Etienne; copromotor Dr G.S. van Doorn

Yuan Zou

Y. Zou (EGDB): Identification and evolution of a novel instructor gene of sex determination in the haplodiploid wasp Nasonia (thesis)

Promotor Prof. L.W. Beukeboom; copromotor Dr L. van de Zande


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