Department of Ecology and Genetics

Alumni

Maja Ericsson - Full time RA, Drosophila Lab. Maja worked together with Anna Vourlou on dietary restriction and ageing in fruit flies. She went on to do a PhD in BMC. 








Sara Meurling - Full time RA, Nematode Lab. Sara went on to do a PhD on the conservation biology of frogs with Anssi Laurila and Jacob Höglund at Animal Ecology, Uppsala University.  









Hwei-yen Chen - PhD student: "Evolutionary biology of ageing". Hwei-yen defended her thesis in the end of 2014 and started a postdoc with Simone Immler at the Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University.






Björn Rogell - ERC-funded postdoc: Genomic study of ageing following experimental life-history evolution. Björn received a highly sought after “young group leader” position from Swedish Research Council (VR) and and started his own lab as assistant professor at Stockholm University.



Grigorios Georgolopoulos - RA, project and MSc student, Drosophila Lab, together with Urban Friberg). Grigorios went to the US and is now working in the lab in Seattle. He is still actively collaborating with us and advising on fly routines.






Tao You - MSc student. Evolution of same-sex behaviour in male and female beetles (Beetle Lab, together with David Berger).









Mark Ramsden - Full time RA, Nematode Lab. Mark has got a job and went back home to the UK.









Ana Cristina Guevara - Erasmus student and RA in Nematode Lab. How do long-lived nematode strains perform in natural environment?





Maria Cortazar - RA, Nematode Lab. Maria is now doing a PhD with Jacob Höglund and Anssi Laurila in Animal Ecology, Uppsala University.






Elena Berg - Carl Tryggers postdoctoral fellow. Intra-locus conflict, stress and ageing. Elena moved to take on a permanent position as Lecturer in American University in Paris
(AUP)





David Berger - Returning VR postdoc, co-hosted with Göran Arnqvist): Ageing, sexual conflict and evolution of metabolism. David is now an Assistant Professor in Animal Ecology, Uppsala University.




Mara Ruiz Minano - Erasmus student. Sexually antagonistic selection in adaptation to climate change

Felix Zajitschek - Wenner-Gren postdoctoral fellow. Nutritional stress and the evolution of ageing. Felix now moved to GWU in Washington.









Cindy Canton - RA, Drosophila lab. Cindy also helped us with some heavy work on parental age effects in beetles and now continues working on Drosophila projects with Urban Friberg.



Ghazal Alavioon - RA, Beetle lab. Ghazal is now doing her MSc project in Simone Immler‘s lab Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University.




Jin Tuo - MSc student. Nutrition effects on late-life mortality plateaus.

Margo Adler - Visiting PhD student. Margo is now doing a postdoc in Locke Rowe’s lab 








William Widegren - MSc student. Intra-locus sexual conflict over lifespan

Bahareh Zaferani - MSc student, 2011. Evolution of male mating success during local adaptation in seed beetles.

Cosima Hotzy - RA, 2011, Nematode and beetle lab. Cosima is now a PhD student in Simone Immler‘s lab at Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University.







Henrik Lysell - RA, 2011, Drosophila lab.

Lorraine Burgevin - MSc student, 2011. Intra-locus sexual conflict and the evolution of same-sex behaviour in the seed beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus. Lorraine went on to conduct another internship back in France.

Katja Temnow - RA, 2010. Katja helped with our nematode project and since then moved to work on leaves at SLU. She is now back in Germany working at Bielefeld University.

Ilona Flis - RA, 2010. Ilona worked with Urban Friberg and myself on male harassment and mutation rates in Drosophila. She has moved to UK and now is working in Ted Morrow‘s lab in Sussex.