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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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