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 2019

Tuesday, 10 September 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Marie Sémon (ENS Lyon, France)
Title: Evolution of tooth developmental transcriptomes in rodents
Host: Carina Farah Mugal 

Tuesday, 24 September 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Andrea Betancourt (University of Liverpool)
Title: Host switching in selfish elements
Host: Alex Suh

Tuesday, 8 October 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Elvira Hörandl (Univ. of Göttingen)
Title: The paradox of sex in ancient and recent timescales
Host: Sophie Karrenberg

Thursday, 24 October  2pm, LINDAHSALEN
Speaker: Matthew Wolak (Auburn University)
Title: Quantitative genetic evolutionary ecology of fitness, immigration, inbreeding, and divorce in song sparrows
Host: Elina Immonen & Arild Husby

Tuesday, 5 November 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Pep Serra-Diaz (AgroParis Tech)
Title: Tree ranges and forest shifts in a rapid changing world: a walk through different scales
Host: Bob Muscarella

Tuesday, 19 november 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Clara Ruiz Gonzalez (Institut de Ciències del Mar, Barcelona)
Title: Connecting microbial communities: The dispersal of taxa as a major factor shaping aquatic bacterioplankton assemblages
Host: Eva Lindström

Tuesday, 10 December 2pm, LINDAHLSALEN
Speaker: Tomas Roslin (SLU)
Title:  Biotic interactions in a warming Arctic
Host: Anssi Laurila


Contact: elina.immonen[at]