Seminar series in Evolutionary Biology

Colloquium of
Evolutionary Biology


In the iomE colloquium, we have internal and external speakers from all fields of evolutionary biology. It is jointly organised by all research groups of the institute.

The colloquium takes place on Tuesdays at 12:15pm until approx. 1:15pm in the BZ 1 lecture hall (HS 00.187). Talks are given in English. Everyone who is interested is welcome!

If you have any questions please contact PD Dr. Florian Menzel ( and Prof. Ann-Kathrin Huylmans (




11.06.2024   Prof. Dr. Ines Mandić Mulec (Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Mechanisms and consequences of kin discrimination by Bacillus subtilis
abstract Mulec
(hosted by Prof. Hanna Kokko)

18.06.2024  Prof. Dieter Ebert (Department of Environmental Sciences; University of Basel; Switzerland)

Does coevolution continue forever?
abstract Ebert
(hosted by Prof. Shuqing Xu)

25.06.2024   Prof. Kathrin Otte (Universität Hamburg)

Title to be announced
(hosted by Prof. Ann-Kathrin Huylmans)

02.07.2024  Prof. Arthur Korte (University of Würzburg, Germany)

Natural variation in cell type-specific gene regulatory networks.
abstract Korte
(hosted by Prof. Shuqing Xu)

16.07.2024  Dr. Sinead English (University of Bristol, United Kingdom)

Why mothers matter: insights from unusual insects
abstract S. English
(hosted by Prof. Hanna Kokko)

03.09.2024   Dr. M.A. Martijn Schenkel (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)

Title to be announced
(hosted by Prof. Hanna Kokko)