PNAS - Predation risk drives social complexity in cooperative breeders. Groenewoud, Frommen, Josi, Tanaka, Jungwirth & Taborsky
NATURE COMMUNICATIONS Kinship reduces alloparental care in cooperative
cichlids where helpers pay-to-stay
Zoettl M., Heg D., Chervet N. & Taborsky M. (2013)
Social competence: an evolutionary approach
Taborsky, B. & Oliveira, R.F.
Larval helpers and age polyethism in ambrosia beetles
Biedermann P.H.W. & Taborsky M.
Animal personality due to social niche specialisation
Bergmueller R. & Taborsky M.
Environmental Change Enhances Cognitive Abilities in Fish
Kotrschal, A. & Taborsky, B.
Extended phenotypes as signals
Franziska C. Schaedelin and Michael Taborsky
On the Origin of Species by Natural
and Sexual Selection
G. Sander van Doorn, Pim Edelaar, Franz J. Weissing
Cambridge University Press
Alternative Reproductive Tactics: An Integrative
Oliveira R., Taborsky M. & Brockmann H.J.
Dr. Leif Engqvist
Phone: +41 31 631 91 60
- Information use and acquisition in social interactions
- Evolution and maintenance of intra-specific behavioural variation
- Evolution of alternative reproductive tactics
- Function and evolution of nuptial gifts
- Evolution of sperm allocation strategies
- Host specialisation and speciation in phytophagous insects
Engqvist, L. and Taborsky, M. (2016) The evolution of genetic and conditional alternative reproductive tactics. Proc. Roy. Soc. B 283: 20152945
Engqvist, L., Cordes, N. and Reinhold, K. (2015) Evolution of risk-taking during conspicuous mating displays. Evolution 69: 395-406
Baldauf, S.A., Engqvist, L. and Weissing, F.J. (2014): Diversifying evolution of competitiveness. Nat. Comm. 5:5233
Engqvist, L. (2013): A general description of additive and non-additive elements of sperm competitiveness and their relation to male fertilization success. Evolution
Engqvist, L. (2012): Evolutionary modeling predicts a decrease in postcopulatory sperm viability as a response to increasing levels of sperm competition. Am. Nat. 179: 667-677
|Since 2014||Researcher, Department of Beahvioural Ecology, University Bern, Switzerland|
|2011-2013||Research Associate (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter), Department of Evolutionary Biology, Bielefeld University|
|2008-2011||Lecturer and Research Associate (University Docent) in Theoretical Biology at the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen|
|2008||Interim Professor (temporary vacancy) in Zoology at the Zoological Institute & Museum, Greifswald University|
|2004-2008||Research Associate (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent), Department of Evolutionary Biology and Animal Ecology, University of Bonn|
|2002-2004||Postdoctoral Research Fellow (German Research Foundation), Department of Evolutionary Biology and Animal Ecology, University of Bonn|
|1997-2001||PhD-Student, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Animal Ecology, University of Bonn|