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IEB News >> 2015

17 April 2015: Talk of Prof. Joachim Kurtz at the "Kinder-Uni"

Prof. Joachim Kurtz (Animal Evolutionary Ecology) held a lecture entitled "Woher stammen wir? Wie sich das Leben auf der Erde entwickelt hat" at the University for young people from the age of 8-12 on Friday, 17 April 2015. The talk was part of the "Kinder-Uni" (children's university), which is organized by the University of Münster in cooperation with the "Westfälische Nachrichten". The event series is open for third through sixth grade students and aims to stimulate young people’s interest in science. More information

April 2015: Im Fortgeschrittenenmodul “Subalpine und alpine Vegetation temperater Hochgebirge am Beispiel der Zentralalpen mit Exkursion ins Ötztal“ sind noch Plätze frei.

Folgende Studiengänge können an diesem Modul mit Alpenexkursion teilnehmen:
-MSc Biowissenschaften
-MSc Biotechnologie
-MSc Molekulare Biomedizin
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier

February 2015: Übersicht der am Institut zu vergebenden Bachelorarbeitsthemen/Overview of all Bachelor thesis projects of the IEB

IEB News >> 2014

11 December 2014: [Job announcement] Full Professor of Molecular Evolutionary Biology

The Faculty of Biology at the University of Münster, Germany, seeks to appoint an outstanding evolutionary biologist to fill a professorship and invites applications for a Full Professor of Molecular Evolutionary Biology (W3 salary scale, starting date: October 1st, 2015). Detailed information can be found here.

12 November 2014: Lecture series "WasserWissen" takes place from 12.11.2014-21.01.2015, on Wednesdays, 18:15-19:30, Audimax A 004, Corrensstraße 25. Download the flyer for the lecture or visit the netzwerkwasser website for more information.

November 2014: New Principle Director

Prof. Dr. Kai Müller took over the position as Principle Director of the IEB from Prof. Dr. Juliette de Meaux.

July 2014: Botanische Exkursion ins Ötztal 26.7.-5.8.2014

Im Fortgeschrittenen-Modul "Subalpine und alpine Vegetation temperater Hochgebirge am Beispiel Zentralalpen" (WS 2014/15) sind noch ein paar Plätze frei.
Informationen und Kontakt: Prof. Kai Müller

Enroll now for the botanical field trip to the Oetztal (Austria) from July 26 - August 5, 2014

The field trip is part of the advanced course on "Subalpine and Alpine temperate vegetation of high mountain ranges” (Fortgeschrittenenmodul, WS 2014/2015).
Further info and contact: Prof. Dr. Kai Müller
More details

08 January 2014: Back online! We're sorry for the long downtime and subsequent inconveniences. We now switched to a new server and content management system, which made some minor changes to the layout necessary. Overall, the new site should be more easy to navigate and give a higher stability. We're still bugfixing and transferring missing content. Thank you for your understanding.

IEB News >> 2013

7 June 2013: The annual symposium of the MGSE will take place next week June, 12 & 13. [Offical press release]

8 May 2013: FGM Evolutionary Medicine Information on the upcoming module (start May, 13th) can be found at the MGSE website

10 April 2013: HFSP has decided to fund a collaborative project on between Erich Bornberg-Bauer (IEB), Florian Hollfelder (Cambridge) and Nobuhiko Tokuriki on the reconstruction of ancestral protein enzyme structures and functions using computations and high-throughput lab-in-a-droplet techniques. [Read here for details]

1 Feb 2013: Graduate School on Genomic Biodiversity Research Funded: In a collaboration between the Muesum König (Bonn), the University of Bonn and the IEB (Group Prof. Bornberg-Bauer), a joint Graduate School on Insect Genomics has been accepted by the Leibniz Foundation and calls for PhD studentships have been issued.

31 Jan, 2013 – Support for MSGE: The Santander Consumer Bank will support WWU within their "Santander Universidades" partnership. This includes financial support for the "Evolution Think Tank" of the Münster Graduate School of Evolution. Press release.

31 Jan 2013 - SEFS, Deadline extended: The submission deadline has been extended to Feb, 17th.  SEFS Homepage

23 Jan, 2013 - New PhD position: A new PhD position to work on "Evolutionary models of microRNA evolution" is open for application in the group of Prof. Juliette de Meaux . Please click here for the job advertisement.

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· D-48149 Münster, Germany
Tel.: +49 251 83-21027 · Fax: +49 251 83-24668