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 2022

Monday, Sep 5, 14-15.00, Friessalen
Speaker: Tim Connallon (Monash University)
Title: "Sex differences in selection, polygenic variation, and genome evolution"
Host: Elina Immonen

Monday,  Sep 19, 14-15.00, Zootissalen 
Speaker: Greta Bocedi (University of Aberdeen)
Title: “Modelling eco-evolutionary dynamics of dispersal, mating systems and species’ responses to environmental change”
Host: Mats Björklund

Tuesday,  Sep 20, 14-15.00, Ekmansalen
Speaker: Vaishali Katju (IEG/EvoBio)
Title:"The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Mutation, selection and conflict in experimentally evolved C. elegans populations"
Host: EvoBio

Tuesday,  Oct 11, 14-15.00, Lindahlsalen
Speaker: Nathan Muchhala (Univ of Missouri at St. Louis)
Title: TBA
Host: Jon Ågren

Thursday,  Oct 13, 14-15.00, TBA
Speaker: Leo Beukeboom (Univ of Groningen)
Title: TBA
Host: Arild Husby

Tuesday, Oct 25, 14-15.00, Zoom (link provided by email) 
Speaker: Deborah Charlesworth (Univ of Edinburgh)
Title: TBA
Host: Elina Immonen

Tuesday, Nov 8, 14-15.00, Friessalen
Speaker: Karina Banda-R (DRYFLOR Network-Latin American coordinator)
Title: TBA
Host: Bob Muscarella

Wednesday, Nov 23, 14-15.00, TBA
Speaker: Reto Burri (Swiss Ornithological Institute)
Title: TBA
Host: Per Alström

Tuesday, Dec 6, 14-15.00,  Ekmansalen
Speaker: Peter Keightley (Univ. of Edinburgh)
Title: "Nature of molecular and phenotypic variation from new mutations in the single-celled alga Chlamydomonas"
Host: Vaishali Katju

Contact: elina.immonen[at]

Last modified: 2022-09-19