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Landscape in Vestsjælland
Photo: Landscape in Vestsjælland, Philip Francis Thomsen
Trine Bilde

Trine Bilde 

Principal Investigator (PI)

Professor and Centre director at the Department of Biology - Genetics, Ecology & Evolution, Aarhus University

Research focus on Evolutionary Biology, her group (SpiderLab) works on population genetics and functional ecology of arthropods.

Philip Thomsen

Philip Francis Thomsen

Co-PI

Associate Professor at the Department of Biology - Genetics, Ecology & Evolution, Aarhus University

Research focus on Molecular Ecology, he is head of the environmental DNA (eDNA) group working on biodiversity studies using high-throughput sequencing.


Marjo Saastamoinen

Marjo Saastamoinen

Co-PI

Associate professorat the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE), Helsinki University, Finland

is head of the Life-history Evolution Research Group, and PI at the Research Centre for Ecological Change (REC). Her group works on the processes that shape intraspecific life history variation in the wild.

Greta Bocedi

Greta Bocedi

Co-PI

Royal Society University Research Fellow at The School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

has developed the eco-evolutionary modelling platform RangeShifter, aimed to link species’ ecological and evolutionary responses to environmental change. 


Tove Hedegaard Jørgensen

Investigator on functional ecology

Associate Professor at the Department of Biology - Genetics, Ecology and Evolution

Jesper Givskov Sørensen

Investigator on functional ecology

Professor at the Department of Biology - Genetics, Ecology and Evolution


Virginia Settepani

Center manager

Center coordinator at the Department of Biology - Genetics, Ecology and Evolution

Jesper Bechsgaard

Investigator on population genetics  

Member of Administrative Staff at the Department of Biology - Genetics, Ecology and Evolution


Students

Alexander Frost Nielsen

Alexander Frost Nielsen

BSc in functional ecology and immune functions

Bachelor Student at the Department of Biology - Genetics, Ecology and Evolution, Aarhus University

Thomas Jespersgaard

MSc in ecosystem services 

Master student at the Department of Biology - Genetics, Ecology and Evolution, Aarhus University