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1990-1999

1999

  • P.E. Boon (Behavioural Biology): Day length and growth - Behaviour, energy balance, protein synthesis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. S. Daan; referent Dr G.H. Visser
  • B. Dauwe (Marine Biology): Organic matter quality in North Sea sediments (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C.H.R. Heip, Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • B.R.K. Douma (Molecular Neurobiology): Stress, learning and hippocampal plasticity (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.G.J. Bohus, Prof. P.G.M. Luiten; referent Dr E.A. van der Zee
  • A.C. de Vries (Plant Ecology): Land surface roughness and remote sensing (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel
  • Y. Gan (Plant Physiology): Towards improved N2 fixation and yield in soybean (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. H. van Keulen
  • D.H. Heg (Animal Ecology): Life history decisions in oystercatchers (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • H.M. Jonkers (Microbial Ecology): Microbial production and consumption of dimethyl sulfide (DMS) in intertidal sediment ecosystems (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.J. Forney; copromotor Dr H. van Gemerden
  • M.J.H. Kas (Microbial Ecology): Sleep and circadian timekeeping in Octodon degus - Behavioral and photic determinants of activity phase preference (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S Daan, Prof. D.M. Edgar (Stanford University)
  • J. Krooneman (Microbial Ecology): Ecophysiological studies on bacterial degradation of chlorobenzoates (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L.J. Forney
  • E.J. Lammerts (Plant Ecology): Basiphilous pioneer vegetation in dune slacks on the Dutch Wadden Sea islands (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. E. van der Maarel
  • E.H. Ries (Marine Biology): Population biology and activity patterns of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in the Wadden Sea (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. M.A. Fedak
  • C. Schilstra (Neurobiophysics): Insect flight, eye movements, and vision (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; copromotor Dr J.H. van Hateren
  • A.M. Strijkstra (Animal Physiology): Periodic euthermy during hibernation in the European ground squirrel - Causes and consequences
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. R.H. van den Hoofdakker
  • H.J. van Wijnen (Plant Ecology, Marine Biology): Nitrogen dynamics and vegetation succession in salt marshes (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • C.J. Wiebenga (Marine Biology): Process studies of dissolved organic carbon and bacterioplankton in the ocean (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H.J.W. de Baar, Prof. L. Dijkhuizen

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1998

  • D.C.E. Bakker (Marine Biology): Process studies of the air-sea exchange of carbon dioxide in the Atlantic Ocean (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H.J.W. de Baar
  • R.M. Bekker (Plant Ecology): The ecology of soil seed banks in grassland ecosystems (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Bakker, Prof. J. van Andel
  • A.R. Boon (Marine Biology): Benthic-pelagic coupling - The nature and fate of labile organic matter in the benthic environment of the North Sea (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.A.W.J. Wilde
  • M.C. Brouwer (Behavioural Physiology): The design of an alternative to live lab animal experiments in education (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.M. Koolhaas
  • J. de Boer (Molecular Pharmacology): Airway reactivity in vivo and in vitro: Modulation by NO, inflammation and PDE inhibitors (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H. Meurs, Prof. J. Zaagsma
  • P.J.C. Honkoop (Marine Biology): Bivalve reproduction in the Wadden Sea - Effects of winter conditions on reproductive effort and recruitment (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.A.W.J. Wilde
  • M. Jansen (Neurobiophysics): Information processing by spiking neurons in the first optic chiasm of the blowfly (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; co-promotor Dr J.H. van Hateren
  • A.L. Kappe (Population Genetics): Detecting genetic variation - Application of molecular techniques in conservation biology (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden; co-promotor Dr R. Bijlsma
  • H.J.M. Lankreijer (Plant Physiology): The water balance of forests under elevated atmospheric CO2 (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • R.C. Looijen (Theoretical Philosophy/Plant Ecology): Holism and reductionism in biology and ecology - The mutual dependence of higher and lower level research programmes (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. T.A.F. Kuipers, Prof. J. van Andel
  • F.P.G. Princée (Population Genetics): Genetic management of small animal populations in zoos and wildlife reserves - The use of genome models in estimation of genetic variation and the effects of social structures (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W. van Delden, Prof. P. Stam (WUR)
  • J.F.M. Spieksma (Plant Ecology): Rewetting of damaged peatlands (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. R.A. Feddes (WUR)
  • C. Streefland (Molecular Neurobiology): Gustatory neural processing in the brainstem of the rat (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • A. van der Schaaf (Neurobiophysics): Natural image statistics and visual processing (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; co-promotor Dr J.H. van Hateren
  • C.F.R. van der Wal (Animal Ecology/Plant Ecology): Defending the marsh - Herbivores in a dynamic coastal ecosystem (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. J.P. Bakker
  • R. van Diggelen (Plant Ecology): Moving gradients - Assessing restoration prospects of degraded brook valleys (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. M. Succow, Prof. E van der Maarel
  • M.R. van Eerden (Animal Ecology): Patchwork - Patch use, habitat exploitation and carrying capacity for water birds in Dutch freshwater wetlands (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • K.E. Voskamp (Molecular Neurobiology): Peripheral coding of olfactory information in tsetse flies (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • D.J. Wolters (Plant Physiology): Ineffective Frankia in wet alder soils (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.W. Woldendorp

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1997

  • P.W.G. Altena (Neurobiophysics): Spatial and temporal movement processing of the H1-neuron in blowfly (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; copromotor Dr H.A.K. Mastebroek
  • C.P.D. Brussaard (Microbiology): Phytoplankton cell lysis and its ecological implocations (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.A. Prins, Prof. L. Dijkhuizen
  • M.E. Butter (Biology Science Shop): Spatial and temporal movement processing of the H1-neuron in blowfly (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. C.J. Weeda
  • C.H. de Kogel (Behavioural Biology): Long-term effects of brood size on offspring - An experimental study in the zebra finch (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Kruijt, Prof. S. Daan; copromotor Dr J.M. Tinbergen
  • J.J. de Leeuw (Animal Ecology): Demanding divers - Ecological energetics of food exploitation by diving ducks (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • J. den Hertog (Plant Physiology): Functioning of Plantago major and Urtica dioica exposedto elevated CO2 - Analysis of growth pattern in relation to C and N (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. J.T. Lambers (UU)
  • H.G.J. Everts (Molecular Neurobiology): Individual variation in lateral septal vasopressin - Behavioural consequenses (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • J. Huisman (Plant Ecology): The stuggle for light (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. L.R. Mur (VU); copromotor Dr F.J. Weissing
  • M.A.J.M. Kersten (Animal Ecology): Living leisurely should last longer - Energetic aspects of reproduction in the oystercatcher (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • M.J.J.E. Loonen (Animal Ecology): Goose breeding ecology - Overcoming successive hurdles to raise goslings (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • P. Meerlo (Molecular Neurobiology): Behavioural and chronobiological consequences of socialstress in rats (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; copromotor Dr H.A.K. Mastebroek
  • U.K. Müller (Marine Biology): In the wake of the fish - On the hydrodynamic interactions between swimming fish and water, the effects of ontogenetic stages and swimming kinematics (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff; copromotor Dr J.J. Videler
  • M.R.G Roelfsema (Plant Physiology): Electrophysiological properties of Arabidopsis thaliana guard cells - Responses to abscisic acid studied with abi-mutants (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper; copromotor Dr H.B.A. Prins
  • A.F.H. Ros (Behavioural Biology): Role of sensitisation to testosterone in the early development of aggression in the black-headed gull (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Kruijt, Prof. J.M. Koolhaas
  • F.P. Sival (Plant Ecology): Dune soil acidification threatening rare plant species (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel
  • A.C. Smaal (Marine Biology): Food supply and demand of bivalve suspension feeders in a tidal system (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. B.L. Bayne
  • E.J. Stamhuis (Marine Biology): Mining, brushing and flushing - Feeding mechanism, turbative activity and behavioural energetics of the endobenthic thalassinid shrimp Callianassa subterranea (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.A.W.J. de Wilde; copromotor Dr J.J. Videler
  • J. Stefels (Marine Biology): The smell of the sea - Production of dimethylsulphoniopropionate and its conversion into dimethylsulphide by the marine phytoplankton genus Phaeocystis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff, Prof. L. Dijkhuizen
  • P.T.S.K. Tsang (Neurobiophysics): Laser interferometric flow measurements in the lateral line organ (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • R.M. van Boven (Population Genetics): Evolutionary dynamics of a selfish gene (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden; copromotor Dr F.J. Weissing
  • J. van de Koppel (Plant Ecology): Trophic interactions in gradients of primary productivity (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. J.M. Fryxell (University of Guelph, Canada)
  • N.W. van den Brink (Marine Biology): Probing for the invisible - The development of a monitoring system for global back-ground levels of organochlorine pollutants in Antarctica (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.J. Wolff
  • F.P. van den Ende (Microbial Ecology): Microbial ecology of oxygen-sulfide interfaces in marine benthic ecosystems (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.A. Prins, Prof. L. Dijkhuizen; copromotor Dr H. van Gemerden
  • W.M. van der Goes Van Naters (Neurobiophysics): Senses for blood in tsetse flies - An electrophysiological and behavioural study (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga, Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • J. van 't Land (Population Genetics): Latitudinal variation in Drosophila melanogaster - On the maintenance of the world-wide polymorphisms for Adh, alpha Gpdh and In(2L)t (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W.van Delden
  • J.O. van der Meer (Animal Ecology): A handful of feathers - Studies on the estimation and modelling of temporal and spatial fluctuations in the numbers of birds and their prey (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • M.A. van Leeuwe (Marine Biology): Iron and light interactions with phytoplankton growth in the southern ocean (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H.J.W. de Baar
  • K. Walch (Plant Physiology): Low temperature induced flowering ability in tulip bulbs (Tulipa gesneriana) - A study on membrane lipids (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper; copromotor Dr P.R. van Hasselt
  • J.E.C. Wiersinga-Post (Neurobiophysics): Mechanophysiology of cupulae and hair cells in the lateral line of fish and pitch perception of complex sounds in humans (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • A. Wiersma (Molecular Neurobiology): The CeA and the stress response - CRH mediated modulation
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • R. Witbaard (Marine Biology): Tree of the sea - The use of the internal growth lines in the shell of Arctica islandica (Bivalvia, Mollusca) for the retrospective assessment of marine environmental change (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.A.W.J. de Wilde
  • L.I. Zwarts (Animal Ecology): Waders and their estuarine food supplies (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent

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1996

  • J.M.A.M. Clement (Plant Physiology): Interaction of atmospheric ammonia pollution with frosttolerance of plants - A study on winter wheat and Scots pine (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper; copromotor Dr P.R. van Hasselt
  • F.M. Coelho Guerra da Fonseca (Plant Physiology): The response of herbaceous plants to elevated CO2 - Short-term modification of C and N partitioning and growth of Plantago major ssp. pleiosperma (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • T.E. de Boer (Behavioural Biology): Sleep regulation in the Djungarian hamster - The effects of temperature, photoperiod and daily torpor (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. R.H. van den Hoofdakker, Prof. I. Tobler (University of Zurich)
  • C.M. Deerenberg (Behavioural Biology): Parental energy and fitness costs in birds (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. J.P. Kruijt; referent Dr J.M. Tinbergen
  • H.G. Epping (Microbial Ecology): Benthic phototrophic communities and the sediment-water exchange of oxygen, Mn(II), Fe(II), and silicic acid (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.A. Prins
  • C.A. Hofstee (Animal Physiology): The Ca2+ homeostasis of the photoreceptor cell of Drosophila studied with the pupil mechanism (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga
  • R.W.A. Hutjes (Physical Geography): Transformation of near-surface meteorology in a small-scale landscape with forests and arable land (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. A.W.L. Veen, Prof. J. van Andel
  • A.S.P. Jansen (Molecular Neurobiology): CNS cell groups that regulate the cardiosympathetic system (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.G.J. Bohus, Prof. A.D. Loewy, Prof. P.G.M. Luiten
  • L. Lohse (Marine Biology): Sediment-water exchange of nitrogen compounds andoxygen in the North Sea (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.A.W.J. Wilde
  • F.J. Molenaar (Marine Biology): Seasonal growth and reproduction of North Atlantic red seaweeds - Strategies, control and biogeographic implications (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek; copromotor Dr A.M. Breeman
  • R. Osinga (Microbial Ecology): Sedimentation and degradation of organic matter produced by marine phytoplankton (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.A. Prins, Prof. P.A.W.J. Wilde, Prof. L. Dijkhuizen
  • K.A. Seldeslagh (Molecular Neurobiology): Structure and function of the pulmonary diffuse neuroendocrine system (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.G.M. Luiten
  • W. Stolte (Microbial Ecology): Size-dependent restrictions on competition for nutrients by marine phytoplankton (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.A. Prins, Prof. L. Dijkhuizen
  • M.W. ter Steege (Plant Physiology): Regulation of nitrate uptake in a whole plant perspective - Changes of influx and efflux of nitrate in spinach (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • J.D.L. van Bleijswijk Tierens Verhagen (Marine Biology): Ecophysiology of the calcifying marine alga Emiliania huxleyi (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C. van den Hoek, Prof. S.A.L.M. Kooijman
  • B.J. van der Woude (Microbial Ecology): Bacterial degradation of chlorobenzoates under contrasting environmental conditions (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.A. Prins
  • P.W.J. van Hengel (Neurobiophysics): Emissions from cochlear modelling (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • J.M. van Rooij (Marine Biology): Behavioral energetics of the parrot fish Sparisuna viride - Flexibility in a coral reef setting (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek; copromotor Dr J.J. Videler; referent Dr A.M. Breeman
  • S.A. Vogelzang (Plant Physiology): The state of plasma membrane polarization in plant cells - An interplay between ion channel and pump activity (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper; copromotor Dr H.B.A. Prins
  • E.G. Vrieling (Marine Biology): Immunochemical identification of toxic marine phytoplankton (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C. van den Hoek, Prof. W. Harder

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1995

  • F.T. Bakker (Marine Biology): Time spans and spacers - Molecular phylogenetic explorations in the Cladophora complex (Chlorophyta) from the perspective of rDNA gene and spacer sequences (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek; referents Dr J.L. Olsen, Dr W.T. Stam
  • E.J.M. Boerrigter (Plant Ecology): On the perspectives of populations of the rare plantspecies Phyteuma nigrum (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel
  • M.W.G. Brinkhof (Behavioural Biology): Timing of reproduction - An experimental study in coots (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. R.H. Drent
  • J.H. Bruggemann (Marine Biology): Parrotfish grazing on coral reefs - A trophic novelty (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek; copromotor Dr A.M. Breeman
  • J. Graveland (Animal Ecology): The quest for calcium - Calcium limitation in the reproduction of forest passerines in relation to snail abundance and soil acidification (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. J.W. Woldendorp
  • H. Houwing (Molecular Neurobiology): Insulin, islets and innervation - A study in exercising rats with diabetes or islet grafts (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus; copromotor Dr A.B. Steffens
  • L.H.J. Janssen (Plant Physiology): Temperature dependence of chlorophyll fluorescence induction in plant leaves - Mechanisms and practical application (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • H. Pakker (Marine Biology): Some like it hot - Thermal traits and biogeography of tropical to warm-temperate Atlantic seaweeds (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek; copromotor Dr A.M. Breeman
  • M. Pérez-Soba (Plant Physiology): Physiological modulation of the vitality of Scots pinetrees by atmospheric ammonia deposition (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • H.J. van der Windt (Plant Ecology): En dan: Wat is natuur nog in dit land? - Natuurbescherming in Nederland 1880-1990 (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. W.J. Wolff; copromotor Dr J. Harbers
  • G. van Dijk (Molecular Neurobiology): Central and peripheral mechanisms involved in fuel homeostasis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus; copromotor Dr A.B. Steffens
  • M.J.H. van Oppen (Marine Biology): Tracking trails by cracking codes - Molecular biogeography and evolution of benthic cold-water seaweeds (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek
  • S. Verhulst (Behavioural Biology): Reproductive decisions in great tits - An optimality approach (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. S. Daan, Prof. R.H. Drent; copromotor Dr J.M. Tinbergen
  • D.R. Vos (Behavioural Biology): The development of sex recognition in the zebra finch - Sexual imprinting from an evolutionary perspective (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Kruijt, Prof. C.J. ten Cate

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1994

  • R. Bult (Neurobiophysics): Motion detection and circadian control of visual information processing in insects (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.W. Kuiper, Prof. D.G. Stavenga
  • R.T.J. Cappers (Plant Ecology): An ecological characterization of plant macro-remains of Heveskesklooster (the Netherlands)- A methodological approach (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. S. Bottema
  • E.C. Flach (Marine Biology): Biotic interactions as structuring factors of inter-tidal soft-bottom communities - The effect of lugworms and cockles on the macrozoobenthic community and Corophium in particular (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.A.W.J. Wilde, Prof. R. Rosenberg
  • W.M. Kieskamp (Marine Biology): On nitrous oxide and denitrification in marine systems with emphasis on intertidal sediments (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. E.K. Duursma
  • S.B.M. Kraak (Behavioural Biology): Female mate choice in Aidablennius spynx, a fish with paternal care for eggs in a nest (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.P. Kruijt
  • B.A. Nolet (Animal Ecology): Return of the beaver to The Netherlands - Viability and prospects of a re-introduced population (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent; copromotor Dr J. Veen
  • T. Piersma (Animal Ecology): Close to the edge - Energetic bottlenecks and the evolution of migratory pathways in knots (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • F. Schut (Microbial Ecology): Ecophysiology of a marine ultramicrobacterium (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.A. Prins, Prof. W. Harder
  • F. Sluyter (Behavioural Physiology): Y chromosome, aggression and coping - A genetic study in artificially selected aggressive and non-aggressive mice (Mus musculus domesticus) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • J.H. van Deemter (Neurobiophysics): Strategies for motion detection and texture recognition in artificial visual systems (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis; copromotor Dr H.A.K. Mastebroek
  • J.T.P.W. van Maarseveen (Neurobiophysics): Mechanophysiological study on the lateral line of the ruff (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis

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1993

  • H.J.A. Beldhuis (Molecular Neurobiology): Behavioural characteristics and neuronal mechanisms of amygdala kindling - A multidisciplinary approach in rats (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.G.J. Bohus, Prof. F.H. Lopes da Silva
  • F. Buwalda (Plant Physiology): Effects of atmospheric hydrogen sulfide on thiol metabolism in higher plants (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • J.C. Compaan (Behavioural Physiology): Ontongeny of aggression - A neuroendocrinological study in aggresive and non-aggressive mice (Mus musculus domesticus) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • G.I. de Jong (Molecular Neurobiology): Aging calcium and cerebral microvascular and neuronal systems - Studies with the centrally acting calcium antagonist nimodipine (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • C. Gerritse (Microbial Ecology): Growth of bacteria at low oxygen concentrations (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.A. Prins
  • N.M. Jansonius (Neurobiophysics): Photoreceptor sodium pump and spiking neurons in the first optic chiasm of the blowfly (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga; copromotor Dr J.H. van Hateren
  • W.H.C.F. Kooistra (Marine Biology): Historical biogeography in tropical Atlantic populations of Cladophoropsis membranacea and related species (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C. van den Hoek, Prof. W. van Delden
  • L. Oudman (Population Genetics): Adaptive aspects of the polymorphisms at the Adh and αGpdh loci in Drosophila melanogaster (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden
  • F.D. Sikkema (Microbial Ecology): Hydrogenosomes of the anaerobic fungus Neocallimastix sp. L2 (Mus musculus domesticus) (thesis)
    Promotor R.A. Prins
  • E.M.C. Terlouw (Behavioural Physiology): Environmental and individual factors contributing to the occurrence of stereotypes in female pigs (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • J. van der Plas (Molecular Neurobiology): The midbrain periaqueductal gray and cardiovascular control (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • E.A. van der Zee (Molecular Neurobiology): Muscarinic cholinoceptive systems - Distribution of muscarinic receptors and behaviorally induced plasticity in the brain (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • H.S. van Kampen (Behavioural Biology): An analysis of the learning process underlying filial imprinting (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.P. Kruijt
  • R. van Treuren (Population Genetics): The significance of genetic erosion for the extinction of locally endangered plant populations (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden
  • B.J. Zwaan (Population Genetics): Genetical and environmental aspects of ageing in Drosophila melanogaster - An evolutionary perspective (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W. van Delden, Prof. R.F. Hoekstra

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1992

  • P.V.M. Bot (Marine Biology): Molecular relationships in the seaweed genus Cladophora (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C. van den Hoek, Prof. W. van Delden
  • H.A.M. Bulder (Plant Physiology): Growth and mebrane lipid composition in cucumber - Morphological and physiological differences between two low temperature tolerant cucumber lines and a control (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • A.G.J. Buma (Marine Biology): Factors controlling phytoplankton growth and species composition in the Antarctic Ocean (Mus musculus domesticus) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek
  • B. Buwalda (Molecular Neurobiology): The parasympathetic responsiveness in young and aged rats - Involvement of aminergic and vasopressinergic mechanisms (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.G.J. Bohus, Prof. J.M. Koolhaas
  • J. de Leeuw (Plant Ecology): Dynamics of salt marsh vegetation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel
  • B.S. Ebbinge (Animal Ecology): Population limitation in Arctic-breeding geese (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • B.J. Ens (Animal Ecology): The social prisoner - Causes of natural variation in reproductive succes of the oystercatcher (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. J.P. Kruijt
  • R.P.A. Gaykema (Molecular Neurobiology): The basal forebrain cholinergic system - Organization of connections and long-term effects of lesions in the rat (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.G.J. Bohus, Prof. A.H.M. Lohman
  • K. Hairiah (Plant Physiology): Aluminium tolerance of Mucuna - A tropical leguminous cover crop (thesis)
    Promotor P.J.C. Kuiper
  • P. Kamermans (Animal Ecology): Growth limitation in intertidal bivalves of the Dutch Wadden Sea (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. P.A.W.J. Wilde
  • M.R.J. Klaassen (Animal Ecology): The naive proficient - Metabolic responses of chicks to problems of climate and food availability (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • P.H. Lambers (Physical Geography): On the ichthyofauna of the Solnhofen lithographic limestone (Upper Jurassic, Germany) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G.J. Boekschoten, Prof. G. Arratia
  • H. Miedema (Plant Physiology): In search of the proton channel - An electrophysiological study on the polar leaves of Elodea densa and Potamogeton lucens (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • M.H. Mojet (Molecular Neurobiology): Phototransduction and light-iinducted mitochondrial activation in blowfly compound eyes (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. D.G. Stavenga
  • H. Olff (Plant Ecology): On the mechanisms of vegetation succession (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. D. Tilman
  • B. Roozendaal (Behavioural Physiology): Central amygdala, stress and adaption (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.M. Koolhaas, Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • R. Schreiber (Molecular Neurobiolog): Behavioral pharmacology of 5-HT1A receptor ligands - Studies on the mechanism of action (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • W.H.M. van Boekel (Marine Biology): Interactions of Phaeocystis sp. with organic compounds and the microbial foodweb (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek
  • K.J. van Wijk (Plant Physiology): Photoinhibition of photosynthesis in higher plants - From photosystem II paricticle to intact leaf (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. G.H. Krause

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1991

  • B. Balkan (Molecular Neurobiology): Autonomic influences on metabolism in the development and maintenance of obesity (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • A.J. Beintema (Animal Ecology): Breeding ecology of meadow birds (Charadriiformes) - Implications for conservation and management (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • H.H.G. Berendsen (Molecular Neurobiology): Behavioural consequences of selective activation of 5-HT receptor subtypes - Possible implications for the mode of action of antidepressants (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • A. Biere (Plant Ecology): Phenotypic variation in Lychnis flos-cuculi - An ecological genetic analysis (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel
  • N.P.J. de Vries & F.H. Everts (Plant Ecology): Vegetation development of stream valley communities - A landscape ecological study of several stream valleys in Drenthe (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. I.S. Zonneveld
  • M.P. Gerkema (Behavioural Biology): Ultradian rhythms in the common vole Microtus arvalis - Function and causation (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.P. Kruijt
  • A. Hofman (Population Genetics): Phylogeny and population genetics of the genus Plagiothecium (Bryopsida) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden
  • C.H. Hommels (Plant Physiology): Growth and mineral nutrition of Dutch Taraxacum taxa from fertile and infertile sites (thesis)
    Promotor P.J.C. Kuiper
  • F. Hovenkamp (Animal Ecology): On the growth of larval plaice in the North Sea (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. P.A.W.J. Wilde
  • J. Kamminga-van Wijk (Plant Physiology): Mycorrhizal and nonmycorrhizal Douglas fir grown in hydroculture (thesis)
    Promotor P.J.C. Kuiper
  • S.M. Korte (Molecular Neurobiology): Stress and anxiety - A behavioural pharmacological study of neuroendocrine and autonomic correlates in rats (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • F.J.M. Maathuis (Plant Physiology): Salt-tolerance in Plantago and application of the patch-clamp technique in plant cell membranes (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • C. Swennen (Animal Ecology): Ecology and population dynamics of the common eider in the Dutch Wadden Sea (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • P.J. van Dijk (Population Genetics): Evolutionary aspects of polyploidy in Plantago media L. (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden
  • W.D. van Marken Lichtenbelt (Animal Ecology): Energetics of the green iguana (Iguana iguana) in a semi-arid environment (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent; copromotores Dr A.J.H. van Es, Dr J.J. Schall

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1990

  • P. Dijkstra (Plant Physiology): Physiological aspects of a genotypic difference in relative growth rate within Plantago major (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. J.T. Lambers
  • L.J.A. Gerringa (Marine Biology): Speciation of trace metals in relation to degradation of organic matter in marine sediment slurries (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. E.K. Duursma
  • A.J. Gijsman (Plant Physiology): Nitrogen nutrition and rhizosphere pH of Douglas-fir (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • J.P.R.A. Sweerts (Microbial Ecology): Oxygen comsumption, mineralization and nitrogen cycling at the sediment-water interface of north temperate lakes (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.A. Prins, Prof. E.K. Duursma
  • P. van Dijk (Neurobiophysics): Characteristcs and mechanics of spontaneous otoacoustic emissions (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. H. Wit, Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • R.J. Wubbels (Neurobiophysics): Afferent activity in the supra-orbital canal of the ruff lateral line (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis

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1989

  • J.J. Bolhuis (Behavioural Biology): The development and stability of filial preferences in the chick (Gallus gallus) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Kruijt, Prof. A.S. Horn
  • P.J.F. de Graaf (Marine Biology): Control of respiration in the carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) - Mechanoreceptor input and respiratory rhyhm (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C. Ballintijn, Prof. B.L. Roberts
  • L.J. de Kok (Plant Physiology): Effects of atmospheric hydrogen sulfide on plant metabolism (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. H. Rennenberg
  • A.G.G. Groothuis (Behavioural Biology): On the ontogeny of display behaviour in the black-headed gull (Larus ridibundus) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Kruijt, Prof. G.P. Baerends
  • M.N.E. Nelemans (Animal Ecology): The role of the larvae in the life-strategy of the carabid beetle Nebria brevicollis (F.) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • A.J.W. Scheurink (Molecular Neurobiology): Central nervous control of metabolism - A study in exercising rats (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus

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1988

  • R.F Benus (Molecular Neurobiology): Aggression and coping - Differences in behavioural strategies between aggressive and non-aggressive male mice (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • T. Blacquiere (Plant Physiology): Physiology and ecology of ammonium and nitrate nutrition in Plantago and Alnus (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. J.T. Lambers
  • C. Dijkstra (Animal Ecology): Reproductive tactics in the kestrel, Falco tinnunculus - A study in evolutionary biology (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R.H. Drent, Prof. S. Daan, Prof. A.J. Cavé
  • J.H. Dijkstra (Physical Geography): The electronic structure of some transition metal chalcogenides and intercalates (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. Haas
  • J.D. Kuiper (Molecular Neurobiology): Thermo-regulatory behaviour in fish (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.G.J. Bohus, Prof. E. Schönbaum
  • T.H.M. Meijer (Animal Ecology): Reproductive decisions in the kestrel, Falco tinnunculus - A study in physiological ecology (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R.H. Drent
  • F.H. Schuling (Neurobiophysics): Processing of moving images in natural and artificial visual systems (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.W. Kuiper
  • M.J. van den Berg (Population Genetics): Assortative mating in Drosophila melanogaster and among three species of the melanogaster subgroup (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W. van Delden, Prof. T.M. Malingre, Prof. J.P. Kruijt
  • K. Wolff (Population Genetics): Natural selection in Plantago species - A genetical analysis of ecologically relevant morphological variability
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden

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1987

  • E.D. de Ruyter Van Steveninck (Marine Biology): Ecological studies of two abundant macroalgae on a Caribbean coral reef (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek
  • A.J. Dolman (Physical Geography): Predicting evaporation from an oak forest (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.W.L. Veen
  • C. Kik (Plant Ecology): On the ecological genetics of the clonal perennial Agrostis stolonifera (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. W. van Delden
  • F.M. Maas (Plant Physiology): Responses of plants to sulfur containing air pollutants (H2S and SO2) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • H.H.T. Prins (Behavioural Biology): The buffalo of Manyara - The individual in the context of herd life in a seasonal environment of East Africa (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Kruijt, Prof. R. Drent
  • J. Tinbergen (Neurobiophysics): Photoreceptor metabolism and visually guided landing behaviour of flies (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.W. Kuiper
  • J.H. van Hateren (Neurobiophysics): Photoreceptor optics and neural microcircuitry in the insect eye (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.W. Kuiper, Prof. D.G. Stavenga
  • S.M. van Netten (Neurobiophysics): Laser interferometric study of the mechanosensitivity of the fish lateral line (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. H. Duifhuis
  • M.J.W. Veldhuis (Marine Biology): The eco-physiology of the colonial alga Phaeocystis pouchetii (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek

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1986

  • P.L. Cuperus (Behavioural Physiology): A comparative electron microscopical study on antennae of small ermine moths (Lepidoptera, Yponomeutidae) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. C. Ballintijn, Prof. L.M. Schoonhoven
  • E.D. de Ruyter Van Steveninck (Neurobiophysics): Real-time performance of a movement-sensitive neuron in the blowfly visual system (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.W. Kuiper, Prof. W. Zaagman
  • P.J. Geerlink (Marine Biology): Pectoral fins - Aspects of propulsion and braking in teleost fishes (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. M. Duijm
  • D. Masman (Animal Ecology): The annual cycle of the kestrel Falco tinnunculus - A study in behavioural energetics (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R. Drent, Prof. W. Mook
  • E.G. Steingröver (Plant Physiology): Nitrate accumulation in spinach (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • G.J. ter Horst (Molecular Neurobiology): The hypothalamus, intrinsic connections and outflow pathways to the pancreas (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. B.G.J. Bohus, Prof. A.H.M. Lohman
  • H.W. van der Veer (Marine Biology): Regulation of the population of 0-group plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.) in the Wadden Sea (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G.P. Baerends, Prof. J.J. Zijlstra

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1985

  • A.H. de Boer (Plant Physiology): Xylem/symplast ion exchange - Mechanism and function in salt-tolerance and growth (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • P.C. de Hullu (Plant Ecology): The population dynamics of Rhinanthus angustifolius in a succession series (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J. van Andel
  • A.A. de Veer (Physical Geography): Geography of trees of visual significance in the Dutch agricultural landscape (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.W.L. Veen
  • J. de Vlas (Marine Biology): Meadow of meat - The significance of regenerating bitten-off body parts by soil fauna for the meat production in the wadden Sea (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. G.P. Baerends
  • D.S. Fokkema (Molecular Neurobiology): Social behavior and blood pressure - A study of rats (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. B.G.J. Bohus
  • A.P. Grootjans (Plant Ecology): Changes of groundwater regime in wet meadows (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J. van Andel, Prof. J.J. Berkman
  • H. Hummel (Animal Ecology): Food intake and growth of Macoma balthica (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R. Drent
  • R.P.T. Koeman (Marine Biology): The taxonomy of Ulva Linnaeus, 1753, and Enteromorpha Link, 1820, (Chlorophyceae) in the Netherlands (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek
  • J.G.J. Smakman (Neurobiophysics): Angular and specral sensitivity of blowfly photoreceptors (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.W. Kuiper
  • N. van der Hoeven (Population Genetics): On conjugative plasmids - Mathematical models of their population dynamics and population genetics (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden
  • H. van Dijk (Population Genetics): Genetic variability in Plantago species in relation to their ecology (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. W. van Delden

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1984

  • A.J.C. de Visser (Plant Physiology): Interactions between energy and nitrogen metabolism in Pisum sativum (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper
  • H. Jachmann (Animal Ecology): The ecology of the elephants in the Kasungu National Park, Malawi with specific reference to management of elephant populations in the Brachystegia biome of Southern Central Africa (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. G.P. Baerends
  • D. Kuiper (Population Genetics): Genetic differentiation and phenotypic plasticity in Plantago species (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. W. van Delden, Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. P.J.M. van der Aart
  • C.J. ten Cate (Behavioural Biology): On the ontogeny of species recognition in zebra finches (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.P. Kruijt
  • H. Wijnandts (Molecular Neurobiology): Ecological energetics of the long-eared owl (Asio otus) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R. Drent

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1983

  • P.J. Drent (Animal Ecology): The functional ethology of territoriality in the great tit (Parus major L.) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G.P. Baerends, Prof. R. Drent
  • J.P.M. Mulder (Physical Geography): A simulation of rainfall interception in a pine forest (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. A.W.L. Veen
  • A.J. Schilstra (Behavioural Physiology): On models of feeding behaviour (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L. de Ruiter
  • B.K. Stulp (Marine Biology): Morphological and molecular approaches to the taxonomy of the genus Anabaena (Cyanophyceae, Cyanobacteria) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. van den Hoek

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1982

  • G.J. de Vos (Behavioural Biology): Social behaviour of black grouse - An observational and experimental field study (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.P. Kruijt
  • P.J.W. Jüch (Behavioural Physiology): The role of mesencephalic neurons in the interactions between the medullary respiratory center and other systems in the carp, Cyprinus carpio L. (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. C. Ballintijn
  • J.N. van der Molen (Neurobiophysics): A study on coding and variability in taste responses of the blowfly (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.W. Kuiper

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1981

  • K. Carlstead (Animal Ecology): Motivational influences on individual and species differences in response to conspecifics in three Haplochromis species (Pisces: Cichlidae) (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. G.P. Baerends
  • B.A. de Boer (Animal Ecology): Ecology and ethology of Chromis cyanea (Poey), Pomacentridae, on the reefs of Curacao, Netherlands Antilles (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. G.P. Baerends
  • J.B. Hulscher (Animal Ecology): The oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus as a predator of the bivalve Macoma balthica in the Dutch Wadden Sea (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. G.P. Baerends, Prof. R. Drent
  • J.B. Hulscher (Behavioural Physiology): Endocrine processes underlying victory and defeat in the male rat (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. L. de Ruiter
  • S.J. van de Dijk (Plant Physiology): Nitrogen metabolism in higher plants in different environments (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper

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1980

  • G. Bayens (Behavioural Biology): Social organisation in magpies (pica pica) - An etho-ecological study (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.P. Kruijt, Prof. R. Drent
  • F.W. Maes (Neurobiophysics): Taste perception and neural coding in the blue blow fly, Calliphora vicina (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. J.W. Kuiper
  • H. Muijser (Neurobiophysics): Investigations into the phototransduction in fly visual sense cells (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. J.W. Kuiper, Prof. D.G. Stavenga
  • J.M. Oppenoorth (Plant Physiology): Formation of adventitious roots on green leaf cuttings of Phaseolus vulgaris L. (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. P.J.C. Kuiper, Prof. G.J.N. Bruinsma
  • F.X. Plooij (Behavioural Biology): The behavioral development of free-living chimpanzee babies and infants (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. G.P. Baerends
  • J.M. Tinbergen (Animal Ecology): Foraging decisions in starlings (Sturnus vulgaris L.) (thesis)
    Promotores Prof. R. Drent, Prof. H. Klomp
  • K. van Zegeren (Animal Ecology): Variation in aggressiveness and the regulation of numbers in house mouse populations (thesis)
    Promotor Prof. R. Drent

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