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Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


Matty Berg

Matty P. Berg

Endowed Uyttenboogaart-Eliasen Chair of Soil Fauna and Natural Ecosystem Dynamics
Associate Professor of Animal Ecology, VU Amsterdam
Berg group

Community, spatial & food web ecology, soil fauna taxonomy, biogeography, ecosystem dynamics, litter decomposition, isopods, collembola, termites, dung beetles, tropical savanna, salt marsh

Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


Christiaan Both

Christiaan Both

Associate Professor of Global Change Ecology
Both group

Avian migration, evolutionary ecology, climate change, dispersal, population ecology



Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


Klemens Eriksson

B.D.H. Klemens Eriksson

Associate Professor of Marine Ecology
Eriksson lab

Experimental ecology, Wadden Sea benthos, Baltic Sea, coastal food-webs, algae, seagrass ecosystems



Ecology, Marine Biology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


Rampal Etienne

Rampal S. Etienne

Associate Professor of Theoretical & Evolutionary Community Ecology
Etienne group

Community phylogenetics, phylogenetic community ecology, diversification models, experimental evolution

Ecology, Evolution, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology, Mathematical & Computational Biology


Joana Falcao Salles

Joana Falcao Salles

Associate Professor of Microbial Community Ecology
Falcao Salles lab

Microbial community ecology, gut microbiome, soil microbiome



Ecology, Population & Evolutionary Genetics, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


Michael Fontaine

Michael C. Fontaine

Assistant professor of Ecological & Evolutionary Genomics
Fontaine lab

Molecular ecology, population genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, phylogeography, speciation, evolutionary biology


Evolution, Population & Evolutionary Genetics, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology, Mathematical & Computational Biology


Jan Komdeur

Jan Komdeur

Professor of Evolutionary Ecology
Komdeur group

Dynamics of parental behaviour, early-life environment, social stress and individual behaviour, physiology of life histories and senescence, fitness consequences and heritability of life-history decisions, conserving threatened species

Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour, Plant & Animal Physiology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


Han Olff

Han Olff

Professor of Community and Conservation Ecology
Olff group

We study the structure and functioning of diverse communities and ecosystems, with special attention on how plants, herbivores, detritivores and predators interact

Ecology, Marine Biology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


Per Palsbøll

Per J. Palsbøll

Professor of Marine Evolution & Conservation
Palsbøll lab

Population genetics, conservation genetics, evolutionary genetics, marine mammals

Evolution, Population & Evolutionary Genetics, Marine Biology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


Theunis Piersma

Theunis Piersma

Endowed Chair of Global Flyway Ecology
Senior Researcher of Coastal Systems, NIOZ Texel
Piersma group

Habitat selection and distributional ecology, organismal design, marine biology, physiological, behavioural, population and community ecology, evolutionary and molecular ecology, animal migration, evolution

Ecology, Evolution, Marine Biology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


Chris Smit

Chris Smit

Associate Professor of Experimental Conservation Ecology
Smit group

Community ecology, plant communities, plant-plant interactions, facilitation, grazing, vertebrate herbivory, seed predation, tree recruitment, exclosure studies, ecology of fear, half-open woodlands, salt marshes, semi-arid steppes, temperate forests

Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


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