22. October: Jostein Gohli, Natural History Collections, UiB
Spatial Phylogenetic Reconstruction of Evolutionary Dynamics
Jostein will present experience particularly with the software SPREAD.
Realfagbygget DNS 14:15
8. October: Kenneth Meland, BIO, UiB
What's up with our IonTorrent
Kenneth will summarize experience from the work with our IonTorrent machine and indicate some possibilities for future projects.
16. May: Richard Mally, Ph.D. student, University Museum of Bergen.
Testing the monophyly of megadiverse Spilomelinae moths (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea)
22. November: Roland R. Melzer. Prof. Bavarian State Collection of Zoology, Department Biology II, LMU Munich, Germany
Arthropod eyes: morphology, development, evolutionary scenarios
31. October: Jenny Smedmark, Associate Professor, The Natural History Collections, University Museum of Bergen
Including the uncertainty in topology and divergence times in historical biogeography reconstruction; two examples from the Coffee family
24. September: Valentyna Inshyna, I.I. Shmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kiev, Ukraine
Tardigrada: biology, systematics and their association with mosses and lichens.
10.June: Louis Boumans, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo
Intersexual communication as a barrier to gene flow in stoneflies
30. May: Nataliya Budaeva; Guest researcher, University Museum of Bergen and P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences.
Phylogeny and systematics of onuphid bristle worms (Annelida)
17. April: Frank Nielsen, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Bergen.
The salmon louse genome - a resource for research in basic and applied biology.
14. February: Gunnar Kvifte, The Natural History Collections, University Museum of Bergen
Male genital homologies of the Psychodini and their phylogenetic significance (Insecta Diptera: Psychodidae, Psychodinae)
30. January: Bjørn A. Hatteland, Department of Biology, University of Bergen.
Invasive species as part of species complexes: the case of the large Arion slugs
11. December: Tim Wollesen, Dept. of Integrative Zoology, University of Vienna, Austria.
On pygmy squids, giant brains, and molluscan heads.
14. November: Viktor Baranov, Kharkiv National University, Biological Faculty, Department of Zoology and Animal Ecology, Ukraine.
Significance of amber fossils in phylogenetics and paleontological studies: brief synopsis.
26. October: Jan Yde Poulsen, University Museum of Bergen.
Phylogeny of lanternfishes based on mitochondrial gene order
27. September: Kevin Kocot, Auburn University, AL, USA
New insights into molluscan evolution through phylogenomics
23. June: David Reid - Natural History Museum, London
Biogeography and Evolution of Mangrove-Associated Molluscs
28. May: Jan Yde Poulsen
Scopelomorph phylogeny from mt nucleotides and gene order.
30. April: Alexander Plotkin
"Sponge family Polymastiidae: morphology and phylogenetic hypotheses."
16. April: Gunnar Kvifte
"The origin of insects."
29. January: Heidi Solstad (UiO)
"Towards an understanding of arctic and alpine poppies - Papaver sect. Meconella."
30. November: Humberto Fonseca Mendes
"Biogeography of Brazilian chironomids."
28. September: Bjarte Jordal
"Cybertaxonomy. Present possibilities and future perspectives."
14. September: Paco Cardenas
"Report from the MBL workshop on Molecular Evolution, August 2009."
8. June: Steffen Roth
"Neuropeptides as a new character set to study insect phylogeny"
18. May: Jan Yde Poulsen
"Higher and lower mitogenomic relationships of deep-sea Alepocephaliformes (Pisces: Otocephala) and problems in the use of amino acid data as compared to nucleotides"
11. May: Paco Cardenas
"Porifera Phylogeny, focusing on the Astrophorida order (Demospongiae)"
4. May: Ingvar Byrkjedal
"New developments in bird phylogenetics"
23. March: Endre Willassen
"Species tree from gene trees using BEST"
9. March: Louise Lindblom
One bipolar taxon or two distinct taxa? - A systematic investigation using haplotype networks"