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PhD Projects 2013

This is the list of our 2013 PhD projects. Application deadline was January 15, 2013.

Keywords behavioral ecology, animal personality, life-history, dispersal, songbird
Main advisor Niels Dingemanse, MPIO Seewiesen more
Keywords Behavioral ecology, indirect genetic effects, island population, quantitative genetics, social environment, social networks, songbird Main advisor Julia Schroeder, MPIO Seewiesen more
Keywords stable isotopes, zooplankton, copepods, trophic structure
Main advisor Elizabeth Yohannes, University of Konstanz more

The genetic basis of behavioral "handedness" in scale-eating cichlid fish

Keywords left-right asymmetry, laterality, dimorphism, ecological specialization, QTL mapping, population genomics, next-generation sequencing
Main advisor Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz
Keywords sympatric speciation, parallel evolution, ecological genomics, evo-devo, transgenics, next-generation sequencing
Main advisor Axel Meyer, University of Konstanz more
Keywords sex-role reversal, mating system evolution, territorial behavior, telemetry, nestlings, fledglings
Main advisor Wolfgang Goymann, MPIO Seewiesen more
Keywords Dehnel's phenomenon, neurobiology, ecology, metabolism
Main advisor Dina Dechmann, MPIO Radolfzell more
Keywords vocal communication, birds, neural mechanisms
Main advisor Manfred Gahr, MPIO Seewiesen
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Keywords song learning, birds, genome, transcriptome
Main advisor Manfred Gahr, MPIO Seewiesen more
Keywords olfaction, ants' nestmate recognition, aggression, social behavior, self-organization, neurobiology
Main advisor Christoph Kleineidam, University of Konstanz more
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