PhD Projects 2015

This is the list of our 2015 PhD projects. All projects are fully funded for at least 3 years. Application deadline was January 15, 2015.
Keywords Organismal Biology, behaviour, ecology, evolution, physiology, neurobiology
Advisor to be contacted with an own research proposal more
Key words genomics, QTL mapping, genetic incompatibility, selfish DNA, infertility Main advisor Wolfgang Forstmeier, MPIO Seewiesen more
Keywords population genomics, bioinformatics, selection signatures, urbanization, genotype-phenotype associations, birds Main advisor Jakob Mueller, MPIO Seewiesen more
Key words sexual selection, mating behaviour, parrots, comparative analysis, phylogeny Advisors Mihai Valcu & Bart Kempenaers, MPIO Seewiesen, in collaboration with Auguste von Bayern more
Keywords Sexual development, chicken brain, transgenic, gene expression techniques, microscopy
Main advisor Manfred Gahr, MPIO Seewiesen more
Keywords swarm, schooling, behavior, information, fish, locusts, tracking, computer vision, virtual reality, self-organization, decision-making, individual differences, evolution
Main adviser Iain Couzin, MPIO Radolfzell / University Konstanz more
Keywords swarm, school, behavior, information, automated tracking, machine learning, virtual reality, inverse methodologies. Main adviser Iain Couzin, MPIO, Konstanz more
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