Seminars planned for Academic year 2018/2019 (list is updated on a regular basis):
03.10.2018 David Berger Department of Ecology and Genetics, Uppsala University, Sweden Sex- and environment dependent mutation and selection
10.10.2018 Jakub Szymkowiak Population Ecology Lab, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland 4th Marcin Antczak Award ceremony and special lecture by awarded Jakub Szymkowiak: "Strategie uczenia się i podejmowania decyzji u świstunki leśnej"
17.10.2018 Shawn Meagher Department of Biological Sciences, Western Illinois University, USA DNA barcoding and anatomy reveal 3 cryptic species of white grub (Posthodiplostomum spp.) infecting fishes in an Illinois lake
24.10.2018 Gerald Heckel Computational and Molecular Population Genetics, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Switzerland Evolutionary and ecological feedbacks between rodent and virus speciation
07.11.2018 Rafał Zwolak Department of Systematic Zoology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland Replication crisis and why it is not a problem for ecologists
28.11.2018 Freerk Molleman Department of Systematic Zoology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland Evolutionary ecology of bodily damage: butterfly wing damage as a window on predation
12.12.2018 Silvia Cattelan University of Padova, Italy Harsh conditions shift the balance between pre- and postcopulatory sexual selection
09.01.2019 Karol Zub Mammal Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Białowieża, Poland Effect of climate change and human activity on population dynamics of small mammals
23.01.2019 Roger Colominas-Ciuró Dept. of Vertebrate Zoology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland Ecophysiological factors and life history strategies in marine top predators
13.02.2019 Sharina van Boheemen Department of Ecology, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic The relationship between plumage colouration & song performance in the yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella
27.02.2019 Olaf Thalmann Dept. of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Metabolic Diseases at Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poland The genomic impact of Bioinvasions – a case study of two aliens
13.03.2019 Jacek Radwan Evolutionary Biology Group, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland Evolution of alternative, sexually selected phenotypes
20.03.2019 Jonathan Parrett Oxford University, UK The effect of sexual selection on adaptation and extinction: insights from the laboratory and field
27.03.2019 Magdalena Migalska Evolutionary Biology Group, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland Evolution of the number of MHC genes: testing the optimality hypothesis
03.04.2019 Jamie Winternitz Dept. of Animal Behaviour, Bielefeld University, Germany Individual MHC immune gene diversity: implications for fitness and communication in humans and banded mongooses.
24.04.2019 Piotr Bentkowski Sorbonne Université, Institut Pierre Louis d'Épidémiologie et de Santé Publique, France Data-driven modelling of influenza diffusion and evolution: how to understand a disease using computers and data?
15.05.2019 Agata Plesnar-Bielak Molecular and Behavioral Ecology Group, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
Investigating mechanisms and ecology of sexual conflict
22.05.2019 Lechosław Kuczyński Population Ecology Lab, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland The niche, co-existence and biotic interactions
29.05.2019 Pedro Leitão Department Landscape Ecology and Environmental Systems Analysis, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany Bird responses to forest structure in Central European forests: a case study in the Zuricher Canton