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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

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Keywords stable isotopes, zooplankton, copepods, trophic structure
Main advisor Elizabeth Yohannes, University of Konstanz

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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

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Keywords sex-role reversal, mating system evolution, territorial behavior, telemetry, nestlings, fledglings
Main advisor Wolfgang Goymann, MPIO Seewiesen

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Keywords Dehnel's phenomenon, neurobiology, ecology, metabolism
Main advisor Dina Dechmann, MPIO Radolfzell

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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

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