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Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Hall 1

09.00 – 10.00    John Nyakatura (Berlin)

keynote   Reverse-engineering the locomotion of a stem amniote – insights from a multidisciplinary approach

10.00 – 11.00    Rolf Beutel (Jena)

keynote   From Hennig to genomes – the evolution of insect phylogeny

11.00 – 11.30    Coffee break


Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Halls 1,3

11.30 – 12.30    Invited talks of the "Fachgruppen"

Alice Dennis, Potsdam, Germany
Evolution of infectivity in parasitoid wasps

Dino McMahon, Berlin, Germany
The evolution of termite immunity

Ina Schaefer, J.F. Blumenbach Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Flickering lights below the ground: what molecules tell us about an invisible world

Karsten Mody, Ecological Networks, Biology, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Valuing intraspecific variation in plant-animal interactions: from individual traits to restoration sites and agro-ecosystems

12.30 – 14.00    Lunch
14.00 - 15.30    Short talks of the "Fachgruppen"

14.00 - 14.15    Melanie Unbehend et al., Jena
Evolution in action: adaptation of the sexual communication system in an invasive moth species

14.15 - 14.30    Kathleen Preissler et al., Leipzig 
Imperiled by an expanding pathogen: Using management units of the fire salamander to channel species conservation

14.30 - 14.45    Megha Majoe et al., Freiburg
Ant workers' susceptibility to paraquat induced oxidative stress in relation to age and reproductive status

14.45 - 15.00    Jan Buellesbach et al., Münster
From ants to wasps: Evolutionary conserved cuticular hydrocarbon functionalities over a large phylogenetic distance in eusocial and solitary Hymenoptera

15.00 - 15.15    Christina Bauch et al., Groningen
Sex-specific telomere dynamics in relation to age and reproductive success in a long-lived seabird

15.15 - 15.30    Sarah Princen et al., presented by Uli Ernst, Münster
One, two, many - honeybee queen pheromones are manifold and redundant in function

15.30 - 15.45    Monika Trienens et al., Groningen
Rapid but narrow - Adaptation of Drosophila to toxic mould

15.45 - 16.00    Sven Kamps et al., Düsseldorf
The role of the fruitless (fru) gene in specifying evolved male behaviours in the honeybee colony

14.00 - 14.15    Christoph G. Höpel et al., Rostock
Glacial influence on the phylogeographic pattern in Tasmanian mountain shrimps (Anaspides, Anaspidacea, Malacostraca)

14.15 - 14.30    Katharina C. M. von Oheimb et al., Berlin
Cryptic diversity revealed: operculate land snails (Cyclophorus spp.) on limestone karsts in Vietnam

14.30 - 14.45    Conrad Helm, Göttingen
New insights into the evolution of the Charlie Chaplin worms (Annelida, Histriobdellidae)

14.45 - 15.00    Gunnar Brehm et al., Jena
The first comprehensive study of insect body mass for a complete elevational gradient in the tropics reveals a striking pattern

15.00 - 15.15    Tobias van Elst et al., Münster
Ultraconserved elements help to resolve evolutionary relationships across several time scales in the honey ant genus Myrmecocystus

15.15 - 15.30    Christine Ewers-Saucedo et al., Kiel
Reconstructing two hundred years of faunal change in North and Baltic Sea - what museum records can tell us

15.30 - 15.45   Chris Barratt et al., Leipzig
Afrotropical biogeography and conservation using high-throughput sequencing and paleoclimate data

15.45 - 16.00    Gerhard Haszprunar, München
Overcoming the taxonomic impediment in ”dark taxa“ by DNA-barcoding

14.00 - 14.15    Lara Vrbanec et al., Plön
Evolution of problem- solving as an adaptation to a manmade environment

14.15 - 14.30    Antoniya Hubancheva et al. presented by Holger R. Goerlitz, Seewiesen
Anti-predator strategies in singing and non-singing insects against echolocating bats

14.30 - 14.45   Christina Blut, Düsseldorf
Automated tracking of honeybee behavior using the Bee Behavioral Annotation System (BBAS)

14.45 - 15.00    Sabine Kraus et al., Bielefeld
The influence of the early environment on behavioural and physiological traits in cavies (Cavia aperea)

15.00 - 15.15    Joachim Frommen et al., Hinterkappelen
Direct and indirect fitness benefits as drivers of complex group structure

15.15 - 15.30    Janina Rinke et al., Münster
Regulation of worker reproduction in Camponotus maculatus

15.30 - 15.45    Reinhard Lakes-Harlan et al., Gießen
Traffic noise influences the acoustic communication signal of the bush cricket Tettigonia viridissima (Orthoptera)

15.45 - 16.00    Hendrik Herzog, Bonn
Generation of Gellermann sequences and evaluation of learning success in two-alternative force choice experiments

16.00 - 16.30    Coffee Break
16.30 – 18.00    Walther Arndt Prize and Horst Wiehe Prize Ceremony
18.00 - 19.15    DZG - Member Assembly/DZG – Mitgliederversammlung

Phyletisches Museum

19.30 - 23.00    Poster Awards, Closing Session (Food and Drinks)