Seminar WS 2018/2019

Student participation in the seminar can be recognized as an elective subject (KV 128 804 “Ausgewählte Themen der Wildtierökologie”)

All seminars take place at 4:00 pm (c.t.) in the seminar room at the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology.

October 2018

03.10 Frédéric ANGELIER
Centre d'Etudes Biologiques de Chizé, FR 1
Stress in the city: Physiological and fitness consequences of urbanisation in a wild vertebrate species 2
10.10

Maude BALDWIN
Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany 3
Evolution of avian taste perception: causes and consequences of diet shifts 4

17.10 Ron PINHASI
Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Vienna, A 5
Interacting spheres: the paleogenomics of Eurasian hunter-gatherers, farmers and pastoralists (15,000-1,000 BC) 6
24.10. Adam REDDON
Liverpool John Moores University, Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool, UK 7
Conflict management in group living fishes 8
31.10.

Miriam LIEDVOGEL
Max Planck Research Group Behavioural Genomics; Max Planck Inst. for Evolutionary Biology, Plön, Germany 9
Genetics of migration in the European blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) 10

November 2018

07.11 Maya KUMMROW
Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, Zurich Zoo, CH 11
Psychopathologies in captive non-human primates and approaches to diagnosis and treatment 12
14.11  Tereza PETRUSKOVÁ
Department of Ecology, Charles University, Prague, CZ 13
Individual acoustic monitoring as a tool to study behavioural ecology of passerines 14
21.11

Vincent A. VIBLANC
Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien, Département Ecologie, Physiologie, Ethologie, Strasbourg, F 15
Social effects on individual phenotypes: insights from colonial mammals and birds 16

28.11

Sabine TEBBICH
Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, A 17
Host versus parasite: the early stages of a recently established interaction between the invasive parasitic fly Philornis downsi and Darwin's finches; an arms race for survival? 18

December 2018

05.12

Ivan RODRIGUEZ
Dept. of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, CH 19
The sick sense is in the nose 20

12.12 Jean Loup RAULT
Institute of Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare, Department for Farm Animals and Veterinary Public Health, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, A 21
Social behaviour, oxytocin and welfare outcomes 22

January 2019

09.01

David COSTANTINI
Department "Adaptations du vivant", Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Sorbonne Universités, F 23
Oxidative stress as a component of individual state 24

16.01

Babette EID
MaxCine, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany 25
MaxCine: Integrating the youth in daily life of research and science 26

23.01

Tali KIMCHI
Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Neurobiology, Israel 27
Neurobiology of ethologically-relevant social behavior: insights from lab and wild mice 28

30.01.

Fabrice BERTILE
Institut Pluri-Disciplinaire Hubert Curien, Departement Ecologie, Physiologie, Ethologie, Strasbourg, F 29
The hibernating bear muscle and serum to improve human health 30