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


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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