A massive congratulations to Abhijeet, who has successfully defended his PhD thesis on grasshopper genomics, supervised jointly by Holger and Joe. A wonderful time was had by all and we wish all the very best to Abhijeet, the last of the old school!
Congratulations to Martin Stoffel for winning the Dissertationspreis der Universitätsgesellschaft Bielefeld for the best PhD thesis in the Faculty of Biology in 2018! We all really enjoyed catching up with Martin at the ceremony and are glad to hear how well he’s getting on in Edinburgh.
Happy Birthday Joe! We got lucky with the weather and the lab celebrated together with a seal piñata!
Behavioural ecology meets disease biology and immuno-ecology in Madagascan shorebirds.
We are looking to recruit a PhD student for an exciting new project investigating the immuno-ecological causes of sex ratio bias in three sympatric species of plovers with varying mating systems at a single location in Madagascar.
The student will be based at the Department of Animal Behaviour at Bielefeld University (www.uni-bielefeld.de/biologie/animalbehaviour.html) and jointly supervised by Oliver Krüger, Nayden Chakarov, Joe Hoffman and Tamás Székely. The studentship is funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG) and is available for 3 years.
Please see the attached PDF for more details including information on how to apply. The application deadline is September 30th 2019 and interviews will take place shortly afterwards. Please direct any informal inquiries to Oliver Krüger (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Tamás Székely (email@example.com).
We are all very excited about our new lab baby! Massive congratulations to Anneke Paijmans on the birth of her new baby girl – Hanna. What a sweetie 😉
A big congratulations to Oceane Salles for winning a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers to join our team working on fur seals!