Head of Division
Prof. Dr. Michael Taborsky

Institut für Ökologie und Evolution
Telefon: +41 31 631 91 11
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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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DiogoAntunes

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E-mail: diogo.antunes[at]iee.unibe.ch
Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 91 58

Curriculum vitae

2016- PhD student, (University of Bern). Thesis: “Transgenerational early-life effects” supervised by Prof. Barbara Taborsky and Prof. Nadia Aubin
2014-2016 MSc. In Evolutionary and Developmental Biology (University of Lisbon). Thesis: “ The role of dopamine for behavioural regulation in cooperatively breeding fish”supervised by Prof. Michael Taborsky and Dr. Marta Soares
2010-2014 BSc. In Evolutionary and developmental Biology (University of Lisbon).

Conference Conributions

Talks

Biology 19 2019 Zurich, Switzerland Non-genetical inheritance of early-life effects on social behaviour
SEB 2018 Florence, Italy Non-genetic inheritance of early life effects to the next generation on highly social fish
symposium “A decade integrating biology (in) research and training” 2017 FCUL, Lisbon, Portugal Listen to mommy or not? Can early social environment have transgenerational effects?
XIV meeting from Sociedade portuguesa de Etologia 2017 ISPA, Lisbon, Portugal Lifelong early environment effects in a cooperatively breeding fish
XII meeting from Sociedade portuguesa de Etologia 2015 ISPA, Lisbon, Portugal Dopamine is a modulator of social behaviour in a cooperatively breeding fish
4th Cichlid Science 2015 Graz, Austria Dopamine is a modulator of social behaviour in a cooperatively breeding fish


Poster

ECBB 2018 Liverpool, England Non-genetic inheritance of early-life effects on social behaviour across generations
Biology 18 2018 Neuchâtel, Switzerland Are early-life effects on social behaviour non-genetically inherited to the next generation?
Behaviour17 2017 Estoril, Portugal Lifelong early environment effects in a cooperatively breeding fish
Biology 17 2017 Bern, Switzerland Early social and predator experience affect reproductive performance in a cooperatively breeding fish
8th International Symposium on Fish Endocrinology 2016 Gothenburg, Sweden Dopamine modulates aggressive and submissive behaviour of cooperative breeders
4th Champalimaud Neuroscience Symposium Lisbon, Portugal Dopamine modulates social behaviour in a cooperative breeding fish