PhD Projects 2015

This was the list of our 2015 PhD projects. All projects are fully funded for at least 3 years. Application deadline was January 15, 2015.

Open PhD positions for own proposal elaboration within Organismal Biology
Keywords Organismal Biology, behaviour, ecology, evolution, physiology, neurobiology
Advisor to be contacted with an own research proposal more
Evolutionary Genetics of the Embryo Mortality Puzzle in the Zebra Finch
Key words genomics, QTL mapping, genetic incompatibility, selfish DNA, infertility Main advisor Wolfgang Forstmeier, MPIO Seewiesen more
Ecological genomics in urbanizing burrowing owls
Keywords population genomics, bioinformatics, selection signatures, urbanization, genotype-phenotype associations, birds Main advisor Jakob Mueller, MPIO Seewiesen more
Comparative Analysis of Sexual Selection in Parrots of the World
Key words sexual selection, mating behaviour, parrots, comparative analysis, phylogeny Advisors Mihai Valcu & Bart Kempenaers, MPIO Seewiesen, in collaboration with Auguste von Bayern more
Early Sexual Development of the Chicken Brain
Keywords Sexual development, chicken brain, transgenic, gene expression techniques, microscopy
Main advisor Manfred Gahr, MPIO Seewiesen more
Collective Animal Behaviour
Keywords swarm, schooling, behavior, information, fish, locusts, tracking, computer vision, virtual reality, self-organization, decision-making, individual differences, evolution
Main adviser Iain Couzin, MPIO Radolfzell / University Konstanz more
Computational Approaches to the Experimental Study of Animal Collectives
Keywords swarm, school, behavior, information, automated tracking, machine learning, virtual reality, inverse methodologies. Main adviser Iain Couzin, MPIO, Konstanz more
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