prof. dr. F.J. (Franjo) Weissing

Professor of Theoretical Biology

Research

Research units:

Publications
  1. Is plasticity caused by single genes?

    van Gestel, J. & Weissing, F. J., 29-Mar-2018, In : Nature. 555, 7698, p. E19-E20 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

  2. Acculturation orientations affect the evolution of a multicultural society

    Erten, E. Y., van den Berg, P. & Weissing, F. J., 4-Jan-2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 8 p., 58.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  3. Quorum sensing integrates environmental cues, cell density and cell history to control bacterial competence

    Moreno-Gámez, S., Sorg, R. A., Domenech, A., Kjos, M., Weissing, F. J., van Doorn, G. S. & Veening, J-W., 10-Nov-2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, 12 p., 854.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  4. The evolution of costly mate choice against segregation distorters

    Manser, A., Lindholm, A. K. & Weissing, F. J., Dec-2017, In : Evolution. 71, 12, p. 2817-2828 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  5. Regulatory mechanisms link phenotypic plasticity to evolvability

    van Gestel, J. & Weissing, F. J., 18-Apr-2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 15 p., 24524.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  6. Negotiation and appeasement can be more effective drivers of sociality than kin selection

    Quinones, A. E., van Doorn, G. S., Pen, I., Weissing, F. J. & Taborsky, M., 5-Feb-2016, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences. 371, 1687, 10 p., 20150089.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  7. Focus on the success of others leads to selfish behavior

    van den Berg, P., Molleman, L. & Weissing, F. J., 3-Mar-2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America. 112, 9, p. 2912-2917 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  8. Evolutionary tipping points in the capacity to adapt to environmental change

    Botero, C. A., Weissing, F. J., Wright, J. & Rubenstein, D. R., 6-Jan-2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 1, p. 184-189 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  9. Diversifying evolution of competitiveness

    Baldauf, S. A., Engqvist, L. & Weissing, F. J., Oct-2014, In : Nature Communications. 5, 8 p., 5233.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  10. Consistent individual differences in human social learning strategies

    Molleman, L., van den Berg, P. & Weissing, F. J., Apr-2014, In : Nature Communications. 5, 9 p., 3570.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  11. Bet-hedging during bacterial diauxic shift

    Solopova, A., van Gestel, J., Weissing, F. J., Bachmann, H., Teusink, B., Kok, J. & Kuipers, O. P., 20-May-2014, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America. 111, 20, p. 7427-7432 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  12. Density of founder cells affects spatial pattern formation and cooperation in Bacillus subtilis biofilms

    van Gestel, J., Weissing, F. J., Kuipers, O. P. & Kovacs, A. T., Oct-2014, In : ISME Journal. 8, 10, p. 2069-2079 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Datasets
  1. Data from: The evolution of costly mate choice against segregation distorters

    Manser, A. (Creator), Lindholm, A. K. (Creator), Weissing, F. (Creator), University of Groningen, 19-Oct-2017

    Dataset

  2. Data from: Reproduction and dispersal in an ant-associated root aphid community

    Ivens, A. (Creator), Kronauer, D. J. C. (Creator), Pen, I. (Creator), Weissing, F. (Creator), Boomsma, J. J. (Creator), University of Groningen, 8-Jun-2012

    Dataset

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Prizes
  1. Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship

    Franz Weissing (Recipient), 14-Dec-2016

    PrizeAcademic

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Activities
  1. Lorentz Center Public Event - Does culture evolve?

    Franjo Weissing (Organiser)
    5-Apr-2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising an eventProfessional

  2. Lorentz Center Workshop Probing the foundations of cultural evolution

    Franjo Weissing (Organiser)
    1-Apr-20195-Apr-2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising an eventAcademic

  3. 2018 Inaugural Congress of the Netherlands Society for Evolutionary Biology

    Franz Weissing (Organiser)
    11-Apr-2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising an eventAcademic

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Press / Media
  1. People become more selfish when they focus on others’ success, study notes

    Piet Berg ,van den, Lucas Molleman & Franz Weissing

    17/02/201519/02/2015

    4 items of media coverage

    Press/Media: ResearchPopular

  2. Environmental "tipping points" key to predicting extinctions

    Carlos Botero & Franz Weissing

    24/11/201413/12/2014

    8 items of media coverage

    Press/Media: ResearchPopular

  3. Mossels bevestigen theorie Albert Einstein

    Monique de Jager, Franz Weissing & Johan Koppel, van de

    13/11/201314/11/2013

    3 items of media coverage

    Press/Media: ResearchAcademic

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