Grand Challenges in “EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY OF INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES” Symposium
Grand Challenges Symposium
- Start: Oct 13, 2016
- End: Oct 14, 2016
- Location: University of Konstanz
- Room: A701
- Host: IMPRS for Organismal Biology
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
This year, our Grand Challenges Symposium focuses on the Evolutionary Ecology of Individual Differences. We proudly present the following talks:
13:45-14:00 Mark van Kleunen (U KN): Welcome address
14:00-15:00 Lucy Aplin (U Oxford): Cultured birds? Social networks and foraging traditions in parids.
15:00-15:40 Coffee (level A5)
15:40-16:00 Alfredo Sánchez Tójar (MPIO): Fitness consequences of individual dominance status in a passerine.
16:00-17:00 Clemens Küpper (U Graz / MPIO): Of fighting residents, emancipated females and sneaky transvestites: mating and parental care strategies in shorebirds.
18:00-20:00 Social Event & Conference Dinner (MPIO seminar room, Möggingen)
20:00-20:10 Mark van Kleunen (U KN): Best student paper award
20:10-20:30 Presentations of the best student papers
09:30-10:30 Jonathan Pruitt (U California, Santa Barbara): Keystone Individuals in Spider Societies: Some Pros and Cons.
10:30-11:10 Coffee (level A5)
11:10-12:10 Alex Jordan (MPIO / U KN): Mechanisms of socially induced variation in individual behaviour.
12:10-12:30 Vivek Sridhar (MPIO / U KN): Modelling individual differences in a collective context.
12:30-13:45 Lunch (Mensa)
13:45-14:45 Pierre-Olivier Montiglio (McGill University): The role of individual behavioral variation in sexual selection: the case of water striders (Aquarius remigis).
14:45-15:05 Eli Jax (MPIO / U KN): Expression profiling of whole blood as a means of detecting an immune response in the mallard.
15:05-15:45 Coffee (level A5)
15:45-16:45 Damien Farine (MPIO): question and answer panel with the plenary speakers (PhD candidates only)