Department of Ecology and Genetics

The IEG Seminar series ‘Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution’

The IEG Seminar series ‘Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution’ is one of the department’s platforms for postgraduate education and scientific interaction among research programs. With internationally renowned speakers presenting their latest work it also builds an important bridge to the worldwide eco-evolutionary science community.

Past seminars

FALL 2017

Wednesday (NB!), 6 September 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker:  Emma Kritzberg (Lund University, Sweden)
Title: Browning of freshwaters - an underestimated role of modern forestry
Host: Sebastian Sobek

Tuesday, 26 September 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Johan Dahlgren (Max-Planck Odense Center, Denmark)
Title: Aging in plants – evolutionary theories finally meet empirical data
Host: Nina Sletvold

Tuesday, 10 October 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Mohamed Noor (Duke University, U.S.A)
Title: Recombination rate influences adaptation and speciation: Studies in the Drosophila pseudoobscura species group
Host: Robert Ekblom

Tuesday, 24 October 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Anna Gårdmark (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)
Title: TBA
Host: Kristin Scharnweber

Tuesday, 7 November 2pm, ZOOTISSALEN (NB!)
Speaker: Daniel Ortiz-Barrientos (University of Queensland, Australia)
Title: TBA
Host: Sophie Karrenberg

Tuesday, 21 November 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Klaus Reinhardt (Technische Universitaet Dresden, Germany)
Title: TBA
Host: Toby Fountain

Tuesday, 12 December 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Clements Küpper (Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany)
Title: TBA
Host: Jacob Höglund

"Young Frontiers" seminars:

Tuesday, 19 September 2pm, LECTURE ROOM 3 (NB!!!)
Speaker: Tom van der Valk (Animal Ecology)
Title: Temporal genetic diversity in eastern gorillas
Host: Katerina Guschanski

Tuesday, 14 November 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Murielle Ålund (Animal Ecology)
Title: On sex, sperm and speciation in flycatchers
Host: Anna Qvarnström

Tuesday, 28 November 2pm, ZOOTISSALEN (NB!)
Speaker: Ghazal Alavioon (Evolutionary Biology)
Title: TBA
Host: Simone Immler

Contact: robert.ekblom[at]