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Summer Term 2016

01.03.16Christian Lexer (Univ. of Vienna, A)
Evolutionary genomics: what the ‘speciation continuum’ can and cannot tell us.

WEDNESDAY! 09.03.16 - Matthias Horn (Univ. of Vienna, A)
Primordial encounters - the evolution of chlamydiae.

15.03.16 - Dmitry Filatov (Univ. of Oxford, GB)
Genome evolution following transition to separate sexes.

05.04.16 - M. Mar Alba (IMIM-UPF, Barcelona, E)
How are new genes born? Insights from deep transcriptomics studies.

12.04.16 - Johannes Overgaard (Aarhus Univ., DK)
The physiology and ecology of insect cold tolerance.

19.04.16 - Markus Pfenninger (Goethe Univ. Frankfurt, GER)
Is evolution predictable? Population genomic analyses of fish adaptation to toxic hydrogen-sulphide.

27.04.16 - Mini-Symposium "Frontiers of Population Genetics III"

FRIDAY! 29.04.16 - Ary Hoffmann (Univ. of Melbourne, AUS)
Climate change adaptation: What Drosophila has taught us across 27 years.

03.05.16 - Corbin Jones (UNC Chapel Hill, USA)
Evolving tastes: how adaptations to novel foods lead to changes in the Drosophila chemosensory system.

10.05.16Charalambos Kyriacou (Univ. of Leicester, UK)
Neurogenetic and evolutionary analysis of the Drosophila clock.

17.05.16 - Ellen Baake (Bielefeld Univ., GER)
Ancestral selection graph meets lookdown construction.

impromptu seminar 20.05.2016, 11:00 (Institute of Population Genetics, Vetmeduni Vienna building HA, 4th floor)
Henrique Teotonio
(IBENS, France)
Adaptation to Temporally Fluctuating Environments by the Evolution of Maternal Effects

24.05.16 - Kirsten Senti (Vetmeduni Vienna, A)
The battle between the piRNA pathway and Transposable Elements in the Drosophila ovary: Threats, mechanisms and the evolution of endogenous retroviruses.

31.05.16Elio Sucena (IGC, PT)
Using Evolution for the study of development and physiology.

07.06.16Agnes Jonas (Vetmeduni Vienna, A)
Inferring evolutionary trajectories from allele frequency time series.

14.06.16Hanna Kokko (Univ. of Zurich, CH)
Males exist. Does it matter?

impromptu seminar 17.06.16, 17:00 (library of the Institute of Population Genetics, Vetmeduni Vienna building HA, 4th floor)
Francois Blanquart
(Imperial College London, UK):
Attenuation of HIV virulence in Uganda explained by a transmission-virulence evolutionary model.

21.06.16Mariana Wolfner (Cornell Univ., USA)
How male proteins regulate female reproduction: functions and evolution of Drosophila seminal proteins.

28.06.16John Brookfield (Univ. of Nottingham, UK)
The past, the present, and transposable elements.

Fond zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
vetmed uni vienna
Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology
Universität Wien