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Matty Berg

Matty P. Berg

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

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

Tjeerd Bouma

Tjeerd J. Bouma

Honorary Professor of Biogeomorphological Dynamics and Ecosystem Services of Coastal Zones
Senior Researcher of Spatial Ecology, NIOZ Yerseke

Bio-physical interactions between the forces originating from tidal currents and waves, and species that alter these forces and thereby the environment (i.e., ecosystem engineers)

Ecology, Marine Biology

Maurine Dietz

Maurine W. Dietz

Senior Researcher of Ecophysiology
Dietz group

Animal ecology, ecophysiology, microbiome

Ecology, Plant & Animal Physiology

Marjon de Vos

Marjon G.J. de Vos

Assistant Professor of Microbial Eco-Evolutionary Medicine
De Vos lab

Microbial population biology, microbial ecology and evolution, microbial interactions, antibiotic resistance, microbial genetics, evolutionary medicine

Ecology, Evolution, Population & Evolutionary Genetics, Medical Biology

Theo Elzenga

J. Theo M. Elzenga

Professor of Ecophysiology of Plants
Elzenga lab

Transport processes in plants, CO2 utilization in algae and plants

Ecology, Plant & Animal Physiology

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

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

Laura Govers

Laura L. Govers

Assistent Professor of Marine Conservation Ecology
Senior Researcher of Coastal Systems, NIOZ Texel
Govers group

Marine ecology, conservation ecology, coastal ecology, community ecology, biogeochemistry, Wadden Sea ecology, seagrass ecology

Ecology, Marine Biology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology

Barbara Helm

Barbara Helm

Associate Professor of Biological Rhythms of Natural Organisms
Helm lab

Chronobiology, circannual rhythms, clocks of wild organisms, migration, clock disruption, evolution & ecology of timing, seasonal biology, environmental physiology, ornithology

Ecology, Neurobiology, Plant & Animal Physiology

Bert Hoeksema

Bert W. Hoeksema

Honorary Professor of Tropical Marine Biodiversity
Senior Researcher of Taxonomy & Systematics, Naturalis Biodiversity Center Leiden

Coral reef biology, marine biodiversity, marine conservation, marine zoology

Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology, Marine 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

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

Jaqueline Stefels

Jaqueline Stefels

Senior Scientist of Ecophysiology of Marine Microalgae
Stefels lab

Marine phytoplankton, ecophysiology, biogeochemistry, climate gases, DMS, pigments, pelagic and sea ice habitats

Ecology, Marine Biology, Plant & Animal Physiology

Irene Tieleman

B. Irene Tieleman

Associate Professor of Ecological and Evolutionary Physiology
Rosalind Franklin Fellow
Tieleman lab

Animal ecology, physiological ecology, wild immunology

Ecology, Evolution, Plant & Animal Physiology

Pablo Tittonell

Pablo A. Tittonell

WWF-endorsed Chair of Resilient Landscapes
Principal Research Scientist, National Council for Science and Technology (CONICET), Argentina

Agronomy, soil fertility, agroecology, biodiversity, farming systems analysis

Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology

Johan van de Koppel

Johan van de Koppel

Honorary Professor of Spatial Ecology of Intertidal Systems
Senior Researcher of Estuarine & Delta Systems, NIOZ Yerseke
Van de Koppel group

Spatial ecology of intertidal systems

Ecology, Marine Biology, Mathematical & Computational Biology

Tjisse van der Heide

Tjisse van der Heide

Professor of Coastal Ecology
Senior Researcher of Coastal Systems, NIOZ Texel
Van der Heide group

Interactions between organisms and their environment in coastal ecosystems, ecosystem engineers, bivalve reefs, seagrass meadows, salt marshes

Ecology, Marine Biology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology

Sancia van der Meij

Sancia E.T. van der Meij

Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Diversification of Reef-Associated Marine Organisms
Van der Meij lab

Adaptive divergence, biogeography, biodiversity, (co-)evolution, coral reefs, (co-)speciation, Crustacea, genetics, host specificity, human impact, marine invertebrates, Mollusca, morphology, phylogeny reconstruction, phylogeography, Scleractinia, systematics, taxonomy

Ecology, Evolution, Marine Biology, Biodiversity & Conservation Biology

Marcel Visser

Marcel E. Visser

Endowed Leonardo da Vinci Chair of Seasonal Timing of Behaviour
Head of Animal Ecology Department, NIOO-KNAW

Ecology, ornithology, seasonal timing of reproduction and growth

Ecology, Behaviour

Franjo Weissing

Franz J. Weissing

Professor of Theoretical Biology
Weissing group

Theoretical biology, behaviour, ecology, evolution; evolutionary game theory; dynamical systems; cultural evolution; evolutionary systems biology

Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour, Mathematical & Computational Biology

Bregje Wertheim

Bregje Wertheim

Associate Professor of Ecological & Evolutionary Genomics
Rosalind Franklin Fellow
Wertheim lab

Genomic basis of evolutionary adaptations & ecological interactions, host-parasite interactions, innate immunity in insects

Ecology, Evolution, Population & Evolutionary Genetics

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