Head of Division
Prof. Dr. Michael Taborsky

Institut für Ökologie und Evolution
Telefon: +41 31 631 91 11
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E-Mail:   claudia.leiser@iee.unibe.ch

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Universität Bern

HIGHLIGHTS

SCIENCE ADVANCES Alternative male morphs solve sperm performance/longevity trade-off in opposite directions M. Taborsky, D. Schütz, O. Goffinet & G.S.van Doorn

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CURRENT BIOLOGY
Reciprocal trading of different commodities in Norway rats. M.K. Schweinfurth & M. Taborsky

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PNAS - Divergence of developmental trajectories is triggered interactively by early social and ecological experience in a cooperative breeder. Fischer, Bohn, Oberhummer, Nyman & B. Taborsky
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PNAS - Predation risk drives social complexity in cooperative breeders. Groenewoud, Frommen, Josi, Tanaka, Jungwirth & Taborsky
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The evolution of cooperation based on direct fitness benefits. Phil Trans theme issue compiled and edited by Taborsky M., Frommen JG & Riehl C. (2016)
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NATURE COMMUNICATIONS Kinship reduces alloparental care in cooperative cichlids where helpers pay-to-stay
Zoettl M., Heg D., Chervet N. & Taborsky M. (2013)

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Social competence: an evolutionary approach
Taborsky, B. & Oliveira, R.F.
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Larval helpers and age polyethism in ambrosia beetles
Biedermann P.H.W. & Taborsky M.
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Animal personality due to social niche specialisation
Bergmueller R. & Taborsky M.
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Environmental Change Enhances Cognitive Abilities in Fish
Kotrschal, A. & Taborsky, B.
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Extended phenotypes as signals
Franziska C. Schaedelin and Michael Taborsky
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On the Origin of Species by Natural and Sexual Selection
G. Sander van Doorn, Pim Edelaar, Franz J. Weissing
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Cambridge University Press
Alternative Reproductive Tactics: An Integrative
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Oliveira R., Taborsky M. & Brockmann H.J.
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Dr. Sacha Engelhardt

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Ethological Station Hasli
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Research interests

Evolutionary Behavioural Ecology: Evolution of cooperation, proximate and ultimate causes of sociality, cooperative breeding social systems, parental and alloparental care, dispersal and delayed dispersal, delayed reproduction, post-reproductive lifespan, animal personality, mating tactics, and reproductive success

Evolutionary Demography: Life-history theory, senescence, evolution of post-reproductive lifespan and menopause, reproductive and somatic senescence

Curriculum vitae

2018-... Postdoctoral fellow, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. Postdoctoral supervisor: Prof. Michael Taborsky (University of Bern)
2016-2018 FRQNT Postdoctoral fellow, Département de biologie, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. Postdoctoral supervisors: Prof. Fanie Pelletier (Université de Sherbrooke) and Prof. Patrick Bergeron (Bishop’s University)
2010-2016 Ph.D. (fast-tracked) Biology, Biology Department, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Thesis supervisor: Prof. Robert Weladji (Concordia University)
2007-2010 B.Sc. Specialization in Biology, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada
2001-2007 B.F.A. Specialization in Theatre Performance, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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