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Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Hall 1

09.00 - 10.00    Elizabeth Jockusch (Storrs, USA)

keynote   Serial homology, novelty and the evolution of panarthropod body plans

10.00 - 11.00    Federico Brown (Sao Paulo)

keynote   Unravelling the evolution of animal coloniality: a case study in tunicates of a solitary to a colonial transition

11.00 - 11.30    Coffee break
Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Halls 1,3,4

11.30 – 12.30    Invited talks of the "Fachgruppen"

Chair: Tobias Kohl
Eva K. Fischer, Department of Biology, Stanford University, USA
Mechanisms of Behavioral Evolution

Chair: Basil el Jundi
David Owald, Institute of Neurophysiology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Waking at night. Slow-wave oscillations in Drosophila

Chairs: Sabrina Simon & Torsten Struck

Paschalia Kapli, Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, UK
The As and Bs of animal phylogeny

Björn von Reumont, Animal Venomik, Institut für Insektenbiotechnologie, Universität Gießen, Germany
Evolutionary venomics of pancrustaceans

Christian Nawroth, Institute of Behavioural Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Germany
Goats who stare at scientists - human-directed behaviour in livestock

Vera Schlüssel, University of Bonn, Germany
'Sharkspeare' & 'Sharkira' - Sharks may not write poems or songs, but they can still hit the right notes in many cognitive tasks

12.30 – 14.00    Lunch

Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Hall 1

During luch break 12.30 – 13.15  Meet DFG @ DZG 2019

Dorette Breitkreuz, Bonn: News on DFG Funding Opportunities for Early Career Researchers

Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Halls 1,3,4,5

14.00 – 18.00    Short talks of the "Fachgruppen" (including Coffee Break)

Chair: Dino McMahon

14.00 - 14.15    Denis Meuthen et al., Saskatoon
Transgenerational phenotypic plasticity in the cyprinid Pimephales promelas

14.15 - 14.30    Thomas Pauli et al., Freiburg
Chemoreceptor diversity and lineage specific gains and losses in the stinging wasps, ants and bees (Hymenoptera: Aculeata)

14.30 - 14.45    Reto Burri, Jena
Genomics of hybridization, speciation, and parallel phenotypic evolution in a color-polymorphic songbird radiation

14.45 - 15.00    Wencke Krings et al., Hamburg
Tracing evolution tooth by tooth: Convergent trophic specialization of a paludomid species flock in an “ancient” African lake

15.00 - 15.15    James D. M. Tolliver et al., Seewiesen
Finding a Ruff wingman: modelling male-male cooperation under strong sexual selection

15.15 - 15.30    Elisa Buchberger et al., Göttingen
Evolution of the gene regulatory network underlying eye and head development in closely related Drosophila species.

15.30 - 15.45   Cigdem Ün, Regensburg
Wolbachia-Induced cytoplasmic incompatibility in Cardiocondyla obscurior

15.45 - 16.00    Dagmar Frisch et al., Berlin
Dissecting the transcriptomic basis of phenotypic evolution in an aquatic keystone grazer

16.00 - 16.30   Coffee Break

Chairs: Natascha Zhang & Nico Posnien

16.30 - 16.45    Sabrina Kaul et al., Wien
Diploblastic sea anemones have distinct cell types with signatures reminiscent of bilaterian muscle

16.45 - 17.00    Paula Miramón et al., Bergen, presented by Patrick Steinmetz
Developmental and cellular insights into oogenesis in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis

17.00 - 17.15    Alexander Klimovich et al., Kiel
Role of taxon-restricted genes in cell type evolution: Insights from the cnidarian Hydra

17.15 - 17.30    Miriam Heingard et al., presented by Nikola-Michael Prpic-Schäper, Gießen
FoxB, a new and highly conserved key factor in arthropod dorsal-ventral limb patterning

17.30 - 17.45    Matthias Pechmann et al., Cologne
Organizing the organizer: A novel role for Ets4 in axis specification and cell migration in the spider Parasteatoda tepidariorum

17.45 - 18.00    Franziska Anni Franke et al., Oxford
Evolution and functionality of closely related Wnt genes in Drosophila melanogaster

Chair: Conrad Helm

14.00 - 14.15    Roxana Taszus et al., Jena
Experimental taphonomy of cyclostome muscle tissue and the implications for the Agnathan fossil record

14.15 - 14.30    Julia Chaumel et al., Berlin
Confused chondrocytes: Are the cells in stingray mineralized cartilage performing the roles of bone cells?

14.30 - 14.45   Ronald Seidel et al., Potsdam
Sustained function despite constant wear – structural and mechanical reinforcements of the tooth plates in chimaeroid fish (Holocephali)

14.45 - 15.00    Alexander Kupfer et al., Stuttgart
Dentitional metamorphosis in caecilian amphibians: a reanalysis

15.00 - 15.15    Hendrik Müller et al., Jena
Development of the cranial musculoskeletal system in foetuses of the West African viviparous toad Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae)

15.15 - 15.30    Christian Foth et al., Fribourg (CH)
Comparative analysis of the size and shape of the middle ear cavity of turtles

15.30 - 15.45   Julian Sartori et al., Jena
Tracking tendon fibers to their insertion

15.45 - 16.00    Martin S. Fischer, Jena
Dogs in motion

16.00 - 16.30   Coffee Break

Chair: Andy Sombke

16.30 - 16.45    Alexander Gruhl et al., Bremen
Skinny eaters – structure and function of a digestive epidermis in an animal-microbe symbiosis

16.45 - 17.00    Alexander Stößel et al., Jena
Functional morphology of the middle ear of Homo and Pan

Chair: Sabrina Simon

17.00 - 17.15   Stefanie Monecke, München
Once superabundant now at the brink of extinction – why chronotopes matter

17.15 - 17.30    Sarah Hayer et al., Kiel
An old story - The European Flat Oyster in the North Sea in the 19th century

17.30 - 17.45    Alvaro Zúñiga-Reinoso et al., Cologne
Spatio-temporal colonization of the genus Psectrascelis (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae) to the Chilean Altiplano

17.45 - 18.00    Heather Marco et al., Rondebosch
The adipokinetic hormones of the lower clades of Diptera: a structural comparison

14.00 - 14.15    Daronja Trense et al., Koblenz
Natural vs anthropogenic barriers to butterfly dispersal – insights from landscape genetics

14.15 - 14.30    Maria Anna-Luisa Kahler et al., Leipzig
Species diversity and ecology of Aculeata in the understory of the Leipzig floodplain forest

14.30 - 14.45  Martin Horstmann et al., Bochum
Facing the green threat: A waterflea’s defences against a carnivorous plant

14.45 - 15.00    Jonas Virgo et al., Bochum
Acoustic ecology and host specificity of frog-biting midges (Diptera: Corethrellidae)

15.00 - 15.15    Anika Neu, Greifswald
Host plant use in the range-expanding butterfly Pieris mannii

15.15 - 15.30    Daniel Lewanzik et al., Seewiesen
Insectivorous bats integrate social information about species identity, conspecific activity and prey abundance to estimate cost–benefit ratio of interactions

15.30 - 15.45   Luisa Maria Jaimes Niño et al., Regensburg
Diversity and trait patterns of moths at the edge of an Amazonian rainforest

15.45 - 16.00    Holger Schielzeth, Jena
A rethink of ecological niches

16.00 - 16.30   Coffee Break

16.30 - 16.45    Carmen Villacañas de Castro et al., Bremen
Can parasitoids shift the outcome in an antagonistic nursery pollination system? An ecological detective story.

16.45 - 17.00    Petra Schedwill et al., presented by Volker Nehring, Freiburg
For they had brought destruction upon themselves: How host and not parasite variation predicts the outcome of a symbiotic interaction


Chair: Hans-Michael Merzendorfer

17.00 - 17.15    Kelechi Amatobi et al., Würzburg
Circadian clocks determine intermediate lipid metabolism and storage lipid transport in complex interactions between nutrient-type, photic conditions, circadian clock and feeding time

17.15 - 17.30    Rabia Özbek et al., Gießen
Insights into the venom composition and its biological functions of the endoparasitoid wasp Pimpla turionellae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)

17.30 - 17.45    Otto Baumann, Potsdam
Ca2+ signaling via 5-HT7 receptors in blowfly salivary glands

17.45 - 18.00    Stefan Schuster et al., Jena
Optimal hematocrit theory under consideration of natural blood dopers and diving animals

Ernst-Abbe-Platz, Lecture Hall 1 – Hörsaal 1

18.00 – 18.15  Rathmayer Prize Ceremony

18.15 – 19.15    Öffentlicher Abendvortrag mit Film:
Aale - auf den Spuren eines Jahrhunderträtsels

Hans Fricke, Seewiesen

Lecture Hall Building, Ernst-Abbe-Platz

19.15 – 21.00    Poster Session II (including food and drinks)