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PhD Projects 2014

This is the list of our 2014 PhD projects. Application deadline was January 15, 2014. New projects will be announce Mid-November.

<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"><strong>Keywords</strong> population genetics, phylogeography, disease ecology, avian influenza, migration ecology</p>
<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm;" lang="de-DE"><strong>Main advisor</strong> Martin Wikelski, Inge M&uuml;ller, Wolfgang Fiedler &amp; Robert Kraus, MPIO Radolfzell</p>

Immune Gene Variation in Resident vs. Migratory Ducks

Keywords population genetics, phylogeography, disease ecology, avian influenza, migration ecology

Main advisor Martin Wikelski, Inge Müller, Wolfgang Fiedler & Robert Kraus, MPIO Radolfzell

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<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"><strong>Keywords</strong> evolution, physiology, hormone, stress, behavior, fitness</p>
<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm;"><strong>Main Advisor</strong> Michaela Hau, MIPO Seewiesen</p>

Evolutionary endocrinology of birds

Keywords evolution, physiology, hormone, stress, behavior, fitness

Main Advisor Michaela Hau, MIPO Seewiesen

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<p style="margin-bottom: 0cm;" lang="en-GB"><strong>Key words</strong> quantitative genetics, sexual behaviour, social monogamy, pair bonding, zebra finches</p>
<p lang="en-GB"><strong>Main Advisor</strong> Wolfgang Forstmeier, MPIO Seewiesen</p>

Can female promiscuity evolve via indirect selection on male sex-drive?

Key words quantitative genetics, sexual behaviour, social monogamy, pair bonding, zebra finches

Main Advisor Wolfgang Forstmeier, MPIO Seewiesen

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<p style="line-height: 115%; text-decoration: none;"><strong>Keywords</strong> behavioural genomics, bioinformatics, selection signatures, invasion, urbanization, genotype-phenotype associations, birds</p>
<p style="line-height: 115%; text-decoration: none;"><strong>Main advisor</strong> Jakob Mueller, MPIO Seewiesen</p>

Genomic adaptations under recent habitat changes

Keywords behavioural genomics, bioinformatics, selection signatures, invasion, urbanization, genotype-phenotype associations, birds

Main advisor Jakob Mueller, MPIO Seewiesen

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<p align="LEFT"><span lang="en-US"><strong>Keywords</strong></span><span lang="en-US"> songbird, song control nuclei, song learning, transcriptome, sex hormones, auditory feedback</span></p>
<p lang="en-US" align="LEFT"><strong>Main advisor</strong> Manfred Gahr, MPIO Seewiesen</p>

Development of neurons relevant for feedback-dependent plasticity during bird song learning

Keywords songbird, song control nuclei, song learning, transcriptome, sex hormones, auditory feedback

Main advisor Manfred Gahr, MPIO Seewiesen

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<p><span lang="en-GB"><strong>Keywords</strong></span> <span lang="en-GB">predator-prey-interaction, protean behaviour, escape flight, moths, bats, bioacoustics</span></p>
<p><span lang="en-GB"><strong>Main advisor</strong></span> <span lang="en-GB">Holger Goerlitz, MPIO Seewiesen<br /></span></p>

Behavioural variability as anti-predator adaptation

Keywords predator-prey-interaction, protean behaviour, escape flight, moths, bats, bioacoustics

Main advisor Holger Goerlitz, MPIO Seewiesen

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<p lang="en-GB" align="LEFT"><strong>Keywords </strong>Behavioural ecology, molecular ecology, evolutionary biology</p>
<p lang="en-GB" align="LEFT"><strong>Main advisor</strong> Julia Schroeder, MPIO Seewiesen</p>

Social evolution

Keywords Behavioural ecology, molecular ecology, evolutionary biology

Main advisor Julia Schroeder, MPIO Seewiesen

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<p><strong>Keyword</strong> Alternative phenotypes, climate change, GPS logger, eco-evolutionary dynamics, gene expression, molecular genetics.</p>
<p><strong>Main advisers</strong> Jesko Partecke, MPIO Radolfzell and Axel Meyer, University Konstanz</p>

Ecological and genomic control of migration

Keyword Alternative phenotypes, climate change, GPS logger, eco-evolutionary dynamics, gene expression, molecular genetics.

Main advisers Jesko Partecke, MPIO Radolfzell and Axel Meyer, University Konstanz

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<p><strong>Keywords</strong>&nbsp;sympatric speciation, evolution, population genomics, ecological specialization<br /><strong>Main advisor</strong> Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz</p>

Colonizations and demographic history of cichlid fishes in crater lakes in Nicaragua

Keywords sympatric speciation, evolution, population genomics, ecological specialization
Main advisor Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz

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<p><strong>Keywords</strong> Mating behavior, population genomics, QTL mapping, Central America</p>
<p><strong>Main advisor </strong>Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz</p>

Genomic basis of alternative life-history evolution in swordtail fishes

Keywords Mating behavior, population genomics, QTL mapping, Central America

Main advisor Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz

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<p><strong>Keywords</strong> Nicaragua, QTL mapping, assortative mating, behavioral genomics, bioinformatic techniques</p>
<p><strong>Main advisor </strong>Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz</p>

Genomic basis of mate choice in the polychromatic Midas cichlid fish

Keywords Nicaragua, QTL mapping, assortative mating, behavioral genomics, bioinformatic techniques

Main advisor Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz

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<strong>Keywords</strong> Climate change, ornamental alien plants, invasive species<br /><strong>Main advisor</strong> Mark van Kleunen, University of Konstanz

Effects of climate warming on invasion potential of ornamental alien plant species

Keywords Climate change, ornamental alien plants, invasive species
Main advisor Mark van Kleunen, University of Konstanz

Interested in one of these PhD projects? Apply here!

 
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