Head of Division
Prof. Dr. Michael Taborsky

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

Ethologische Station Hasli
Wohlenstrasse 50a
CH-3032 Hinterkappelen

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Universität Bern

HIGHLIGHTS

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
Approach

Oliveira R., Taborsky M. & Brockmann H.J.
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Joint Seminar Series of the Divisions of Evolutionary Ecology and Behavioural Ecology

Guests are welcome

Seminar Location

Haller Auditorium
Baltzerstrasse 1

Seminar Schedule

Wednesday, 16:15, weekly

Legend
BE = Behavioural Ecology Lab
EE = Evolutionary Ecology Lab

Instructions
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Archives
Spring Semester 2016 PDF
Autumn Semester 2015 PDF
Spring Semester 2015 PDF
Autumn Semester 2014 (PDF)
Spring Semester 2014 (PDF)
Autumn Semester 2013 (PDF)
Spring Semester 2012 (PDF)
Autumn Semester 2011 (PDF, 151KB)
Spring Semester 2011 (PDF, 172KB)
Autumn Semester 2010 (PDF, 167KB)
Spring Semester 2010 (PDF, 158KB)
Autumn Semester 2009 (PDF, 18KB)

Autumn Semester 2016
Group Date Speaker Title
BE 21.09.16

Prof. Susanne Foitzik

University of Mainz

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The evolution and genetic basis of behaviour in ants: The role of parasitism and division of labour

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BE 28.09.16

Dr Valentina Balzarini

University of Bern

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Cause and effect of individual behavioural variation in a highly social fish

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BE 05.10.16

Dr Gabriele Schino

Institute of Cognitive Sciences & Technologies, Rome

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The cognitive requirements of primate reciprocity

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EE 12.10.16

Dr Dario Valenzano

MPI for Biology of Ageing, Cologne

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A short-lived African fish sheds light on the genomic basis of life history trait evolution

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EE 19.10.16

Dr Simon Martin

University of Cambridge

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Species boundaries and the genetic architecture of hybrid fitness in Heliconius butterflies

BE 26.10.16

Dr Erik Willems

University of Zurich

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The collective action problem in primate between-group conflict

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EE 02.11.16

Dr Kelsey Byers

University of Zürich

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Fragrant orchids (Gymnadenia) in the Alps: floral traits, âžpollination, and hybridisation
EE 09.11.16

Dr Chris Eizaguirre

Queen Mary University of London

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Are you parasitized? If yes, you will evolve fast! Parasitism: from transgenerational effects to ecological feedbacks

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BE 16.11.16

Dr Juliane Kaminski

University of Portsmouth

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TBA

EE 23.11.16

Dr Scott Roy

San Fransisco State University

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TBA

EE 30.11.16

Prof. Catherine Peichel

University of Bern

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Genetic and molecular basis of adaptation in threespine stickleback fish

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EE 07.12.16

Dr Edward Morrow

University of Sussex

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Finding sexually antagonistic genes

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BE 14.12.16

Dr Andy Young

University of Exeter

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TBA

BE 21.12.16

Dr Christian Rutz

University of St Andrews 

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TBA              

This program will be continuously updated by Leif Engqvist and Katie Peichel