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Department of Ecology

Ecological Colloquia of the Institute for Zoology

SS 2018

  • 11.04.2018 - 16.00 Uhr
    Prof. Dr. Nico Blüthgen, Fachbereich Biologie, Universtität Darmstadt
    "Dung-beetle networks: high trophic generalism maintains an important ecosystem service”
  • 18.04.2018 - 16.00 Uhr
    Jennifer Lohr, Yuan Zhao, and David GemsInstitute of Healthy Ageing, and Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, Univer, sity College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    "The role of bacterial infection on ageing and lifespan in the worm (Caenorhabditis elegans) model system”
  • 25.04.2018 - 16.00 Uhr
    Prof. Dr. Susanne Dobler, Universität Hamburg, Molekulare Evolotionsbiologie
    "How to avoid cardiac arrest - tips and tricks by insects on cardenolide plants”
  • 16.05.2018 - 16.00 Uhr
    Dr. Ilka Gehrke, Fraunhofer-Institut für Umwelt-, Sicherheits- und Energietechnik – UMSICHT
    "Microplastics in the Environment – current state of knowledge and projects at Fraunhofer UMSICHT”
  • 06.06.2018 - 16.00 Uhr
    Dr. Christia Marandino, Marine Biogeochemistry, Chemical Oceanography, GEOMAR - Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung, Kiel
    "Marine derived, atmospherically important trace gases: A pre- and post-CLAW view"
  • 20.06.2018 - 16.00 Uhr
    Christian Burberg, Alessandra Iannino & Stephanie Trench, Aquatic Chemical Ecology, Institute for Zoology, University of Cologne
    "The effects of nitrate on growth and toxicity of Microcystis aeruginosa" - by Christian Burberg
    "Grazer control of benthic algal biomass: Interaction between nutrient availability, food quality and grazer behaviour" - by Alessandra Iannino
    "The response of eukaryotic microbial communities to high solar radiation and their contribution to the sulfur cycle" - by Stephanie Trench
  • 20.06.2018 - 17.00 Uhr
    Dr. Katja Heubel, Institute for Zoology, University of Cologne
    Context-dependent reproductive decisions along an
    ecological gradient
  • 27.06.2018 - 16.00 Uhr
    Dr. Jens Bast,Department of Biology and Evolution, Université de Lausanne
    "The genomic consequences of asexuality in natural populations"
  • 04.07.2018 - 16.00 Uhr
    Dr. Rong Li, Associate Professor, Vice Dean of the College, National Engineering Research Center for Organic-based Fertilizers, Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center for Solid Organic Waste Resource Utilization, Nanjing Agricultural University, 210095, Nanjing, China
    "Bio-organic fertilizer application induces soil disease suppressiveness against banana Fusarium wilt by reshaping soil rhizosphere microbiome"
  • 11.07.2018 - 16.00 Uhr
    Dr. Mario Brauns, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Magdeburg
    "Human regulation of organic matter flows in freshwater food webs"
  • 30.07.2018 - 13.00 Uhr
    Dr. Stephanie Plön, Earth Stewardship Science Research Institute, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
    "What whales and dolphins can tell us about the health of our oceans- an overview of marine mammal research in the Eastern Cape, South Africa"

Venue: Room 0.024, Cologne Biocenter