Open Call 2019

Title: Understanding Early Events of Speciation Through Cell-Specific Transcriptome Analysis

Main Applicant:  Stefano Bencivenga1

Supervisor: Ueli Grossniklaus1

Co-Applicant: Kentaro Shimizu2

1Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UZH

2Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, UZH

 

Title: Tracing the Genomic Signature of 400 Years of Tomato Domestication in Europe Using Herbarium Specimens

Main Applicant: Thomas Grubinger2

Supervisors: Verena Schünemann1, Simon Aeschbacher2

Co-Applicants: Gülfirde Akgül1, Jurriaan M. de Vos3, Reto Nyffeler4

1Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, UZH

2Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, UZH

3Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Basel

4Institute of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, UZH

 

Title: The Effect of Mating System on the Strength of Genomic Imprinting in Haploid Plants

Main Applicant: Alexander Kirbis1

Supervisor: Peter Szövényi1

Co-Applicants: Ueli Grossniklaus2, Alejandro Giraldo-Fonseca2

1Institute of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, UZH

2Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UZH

 

Title: Evolutionary Basis of Polarized Cell Growth in Land Plants

Main Applicant: Martin Mecchia1

Supervisor: Ueli Grossniklaus1

Co-Applicant: Peter Szövényi2

1Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UZH

2Institute of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, UZH

 

Title: Reconstructing the Ancient Microbiome of the Appendix

Main Applicant: Enrique Rayo1

Supervisor: Verena Schünemann1

Co-Applicants: Eduard Winter2, Frank Rühli1

1Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, UZH

2Naturhistorisches Museum Wien

 

Title: The Evolution of Event Cognition in Humans and Hominidae: A Comparative Eye Tracking Study on the Perception of Naturalistic Events

Main Applicants: Sebastian Sauppe1

Supervisors: Balthasar Bickel1

Co-Applicant: Klaus Zuberbühler2

1Department of Comparative Linguistics, UZH

2Institute of Biology, University of Neuchatel

 

Title: Lichen Symbiosis: Metagenomic Signatures of Adaptation to Different Lifestyles and Environmental Conditions

Main Applicants: Alexandros Sotiropoulos1, Manuel Poretti1

Supervisor: Thomas Wicker1

Co-Applicant: Luca Valenti1

1Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UZH

 

Title: The Role of Pathogens in Creating Genomic Signatures of Local Adaptation in Alpine Ibex

Main Applicant: Xenia Wietlisbach1

Supervisor: Lukas Keller1

Co-Applicants: Glauco Camenisch1, Alice Brambilla1,2

1Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, UZH

2Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy

 

Title: Testing Recent Theoretical Model of Speciation Using Sphagnum magellanicum complex as an Experimental System

Main Applicant: Narjes Yousefi1

Supervisor: Peter Szövényi1

Co-Applicant: Simon Aeschbacher2

1Institute of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, UZH

2Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, UZH

 

Title: Do Fluctuating Temperature Environments Facilitate Evolutionary Adaptation and Innovation?

Main Applicant: Jia Zheng1

Supervisor: Andreas Wagner1

1Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, UZH