Evolution Across Fields

The lecture series is organized as a joint course of the MGSE researchers and spans all fields included in the MGSE. The lectures are based on the research of the groups but aim at the broad spectrum of students from diverse disciplines.

Timetable SoSe 2019

Mondays, 17.00 - 18.15 in the northern Kavaliershäuschen (Schlossplatz 6, seminar room on the ground floor)

The lectures are followed by an informal drinks reception.

Date Speaker Title
06.05.2019 Dr. Susann Wicke Mechanisms of genomic evolution and molecular rate variation in parasitic plants
13.05.2019 Prof. Dr. Petra Dersch Comparative analysis of pathogenic Yersinia species revealed ecological separation and host adaptation strategies


in lecture hall HHü

Hüfferstr. 1

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Krohs Who wants to be a pathogen - Reflections on a tricky concept
03.06.2019 Prof. Dr. Wojciech Makalowski CANCELLED Transposable Elements Significantly Contributed to the Core Promoters in the Human Genome
17.06.2019 Dr. Barbara Caspers (Bielefeld University) The fire salamander: Behavioural ecology in the light of speciation
24.06.2019 Dr. Benjamin Bomfleur Plant evolution from a palaeobotanical perspective
01.07.2019 Prof. Dr. Stefan Schlatt The biology of male germ line stem cells and their role in evolution
08.07.2018 Prof. Dr. Sara Brownell (Arizona State University) Factors that predict student persistence in research: From lab environment to mental health