Overview on works in progress in Evolutionary Ecology

PhD Theses

Ingham C.: Effect of host defenses on symbiont adaptations and genome erosion in a protective mutualism

Ganesan Ramya: Molecular basis of host-symbiont interactions in the defensive symbiosis between Lagria beetles and Burkholderia bacteria

Janke R.: Molting defense and the ecological relevance of symbiont-mediated defense in Lagrinae beetles

Kanyile S. N.: The impact of tyrosine-supplementing symbionts on desiccation resistance, defence, gut homeostasis and immunity in grain pest beetles

Kiefer J.: Molecular host-symbiont interactions in grain pest beetles

Lemoine M.: Impact of the microbiome on the viable temperature range of Drosophila

Simao de Pinto Carvalho, Ana: Evolution of gene regulation in the Donaciinae symbiosis

Wierz, J.: Tyrosine supplementing symbionts in selected Coleoptera: Representative Genomes, taxonomic distribution, mechanisms of host regulation and chemical quantification of contribution to cuticle biosynthesis

Theses in Master of Sc. and Diploma

Sillo, Noel: Microbial interactions of wild bees

Theses in Bachelor of Sc.

Basic, Sanja: Interspecific competition between defensive bacterial symbionts of Lagria beetles

Fischer, Vanessa: Die Life-history Strategien der Kolibris (Trochilidae)

Koch, Niklas-Alexander: Populationsentwicklung des Braunkehlchens im Buchhellerquellgebiet und Wetterbachtal

Mitoli, Elena: Untersuchung von möglichen Änderungen in der Vogelfauna am Campus in den letzten 27 Jahren