Die globale Biodiversitätsagenda und die Europäische
Biodiversitätsstrategie - Chancen und Herausforderungen für
Erica von Essen,
Researcher at Norwegian Institute for Nature Research
Host: Ecosystem Services Research Group
“Citizen sensing in a Brave New Virtual World: How wildlife surveillance is used for science and entertainment“
Dr. Raúl Ochoa-Hueso, Fellow Researcher (University of Cadiz)
Host: Experimental Interaction Ecology
“Ecosystem coupling: Towards a unified framework to understand the functioning and recovery of ecosystems”
Prof Laura Meyerson, University of Rhode Islands (USA) – School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Ingolf Kühn (UFZ, iDiv Member), Marten Winter (sDiv)
„Genome sizes & biological invasions“
Host: MIE (Nicole van Dam) & Sasso Severin (idiv Member, UL)
Erik Hom, sDiv sabbatical guest, Associate Professor, (The University of Mississippi)
"Of Sloths and Franken-Lichens"
Toke Thomas Hoye, Senior Researcher, (University of Aarhus)
Host: MLU, Plant Ecology group, Prof Isabell Hensen
„Exploring the ecology of Primula veris with the help of Citizen Scientists across Europe"
Research Area: Biodiversity Change
Emma Ladouceur, Postdoctoral Researcher, (BioSyn, iDiv)
Marina Golivets, Postdoctoral Researcher (Macroecology Group, UFZ)
“The futures of functional trait distributions of native and alien plants across broad habitat types in Central Europe”
Host: MIE (Nicole Van Dam)
Professor Martin von Bergen, iDiv Member, (UFZ)
“Metabolomics for functional analysis of the (intestinal) microbiome”
Host: BioSyn (Emma Ladouceur)
Mlungele Nsikani, Postdoctoral Fellow (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
"One thing often leads to another: Secondary invasion after clearing invasive alien plants"
"Weaving together plural values in freshwater management: a case study of the Upper Clutha catchment in Aotearoa New Zealand"
Sebastian Wieneke (University of Leipzig)
"Remote sensing of photosynthetic activity by Sun-Induced Fluorescence: Perspectives and Challenges."
Teja Kattenborn (University of Leipzig)
"Convolutional Neural Networks in Vegetation Remote Sensing - application examples across local and global scales."
Aldo Compagnoni, Postdoc Research, SIE research group (iDiv)
“Estimating population responses to climate: seasonal effects, lagged effects, and the role of spatial replication”
Corey Callaghan, Postdoc Researcher, BioCon research group (iDiv)
“Global biodiversity and citizen science”
"Ecosystem Services in a Spatially Structured and Connected World"
Host: Ecosystem Services
"Index-Based Livestock Insurance: The why, how, and positive impacts of an imperfect product"
Host: Biodiversity Economics
Host: sDiv, Biodiversa Working Group "FunProd"
“The effect of anthropogenic activities on trophic interactions in terrestrial invertebrate communities”
Imran Khaliq, Assistant Professor, Ghazi University (Pakistan), Sabbatical Researcher at Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
"Biodiversity in a warming world: patterns of physiological thermal tolerances and warming related community turnover"
Jessica Junker, Postdoctoral Researcher, Biodiversity Conservation Group, iDiv
"What determines bushmeat consumption patterns in high zoonosis risk areas and how can this knowledge help design mitigation strategies to prevent future epidemics?"
Mimi Arandjelovic, Scientific Researcher, (MPI EVA Leipzig), Co-Director Pan African Programme: The Cultured Chimpanzee
"A Framework for Studying Intraspecific Variation - The Pan African Programme: The Cultured Chimpanzee (PanAf)"
Host: Evolutionary Ecology Research Group
Prof. Dr. Philipp Schlüter, Universität Hohenheim
"Pollination, genes and speciation: insights from deceptive orchids"
Host: Evolution & Adapation Research Group
Prof Martina Carrete, Professor of Ecology, Universidad Pablo de Olavide
"Worldwide distribution of antagonistic-mutualistic relationships between parrots and palms"
Host: Biodiversity Economics Research Group
Christophe Diagne, Postdoctoral Researcher, (University of Paris Sud)
"Global economic costs of biological invasions"
Host: Biodiversity Synthesis
Prof Damaris Zurell, Professor of Ecology & Macroecology (University of Potsdam), Guest scientist (Humbolt University
Berlin, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL)
"Conserving biodiversity under global change: some modelling perspectives"
Host: Biodiversity Synthesis Research Group
Rebecca Spake, Postdoc in Applied Biogeography, School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton.
Title & Abstract tbd
Host: Evolutionary and Anthropocene Ecology
Daniel Haun, Director of Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
"Integrative Cognitive Diversity Research"
Host: Tree Di
Prof. Dr Bernhard Schuldt, Department of botany, ecophysiology and vegetation ecology, University of Würzburg
"A trait-based approach for characterizing the drought tolerance of tree species"
sCom working group
Prof Florian Hartig, Theoretical Ecology, (University of Regensburg, Germany)
Prof Douglas Yu, School of Biological Sciences (University of East Anglia, UK) & State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, (Kunming Institute of Zoology, China)
"Advancing inference for eDNA and other novel, high-throughput community data"
Dr Tatsuya Amano, ARC Future Fellow, (The University of Queensland, Australia)
“Why language matters in ecology and conservation”
Dr Maria Lee Kernecker, (Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Müncheberg, ZALF)
“Is it the field or the forest? Disentangling biodiversity-yield relationships in grasslands with insights from farmers”