Events in 2016


Social Event - Special Exhibition "Das Krokodil im Baum"

January 20, 2016 at the Zoological Museum in Zurich

Speaker:

  • Marcelo Sánchez, Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich

 


Linguistics and Genetics Workshop 2016

March 13-14, 2016 at Irchel Campus, University of Zurich

Speakers:

  • Brigitte Pakendorf, CNRS research unit Dynamique du Langage, France
  • Hiromi Matsumae, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich
  • Johanna Nichols, Department of Linguistics,  UC Berkeley, USA
  • Balthasar Bickel, Department of Comparative Linguistics, University of Zurich
  • Juha Janhunen, Department of World Cultures, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Ana Bugaeva, National Institute for Japanese Language & Linguistics, Japan,
  • Ekaterina Gruzdeva, Department of General Linguistics, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Kae Koganebuchi, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Japan
  • Anna Berge, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA
  • Dagmar Jung, Department of Comparative Linguistics, University of Zurich
  • Gabriel Aguirre Fernández, Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich

 


Symposium on Plant Evolutionary Biology

June 21, 2016 at the Botanical Garden, University of Zurich

Speakers:

  • Nuno Pires, University of Zurich
  • Danièle Filiault, Gregor Mendel Institute for Plant Molecular Biology, Austria
  • John Lovell, University of Texas, Austin, USA
  • Susann Wicke, University of Münster, Germany
  • Samuel Wuest, University of Zurich
  • Anne Roulin, University of Zurich
  • Simon Aeschbacher, University of California, Davis, USA

 


Annual Retreat 2016         

September 6-8, 2016 at Hotel Schützen in Rheinfelden

Key Note Speaker:

  • Johannes Krause, Department of Archeogenetics, Max Planck Institute,  Germany

The program comprised progress reports from all research projects of the URPP Evolution in Action, workshops, discussion rounds and a bioinformatics session.

 


PhD Students Guest Speaker Seminar and Workshop

September 20, 2016 at Irchel Campus, University of Zurich

Speaker:

  • Michael Campana, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Washington DC  Title: Ancient DNA and computational approaches to conservation genomics

 


Informal Get-Together

November 14, 2016 at Stall6 in Zurich

 


Genetics & Animal Vocal Communication / Language Workshop

November 21-22, 2016 at Irchel Campus, University of Zurich

Speakers:

  • Marta Manser, University of Zurich
  • Kurt Hammerschmidt, University of Göttingen
  • Yishai Weissman, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
  • Andrew Foote, UK
  • Balthasar Bickel & Kentaro Shimzu, University of Zurich
  • Martina Andrés & Pirmin Nietlisbach, University of Zurich
  • Megan Wyman, University of Zurich
  • Damian Blasi & Steven Moran, University of Zurich