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Group Leader

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Trine Bilde

​Trine Bilde - Professor

  • Evolution of cooperation
  • Evolutionary ecology of inbreeding
  • Kin cooperation
  • Ecology and phylogeography of social spiders
  • Sexual selection and evolution of mating systems
  • Ecogenomics
  • Epigenetics and Gene expression
  • Plasticity and adaptation
  • More
Photo by Virginia Settepani; Female Pisaura mirabilis, Pevestorf, Germany
Photo by Virginia Settepani
Female Pisaura mirabilis, Pevestorf, Germany

Lab Members

PhDs

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Anne Aagard Lauridsen

Anne Aagard Lauridsen - PhD

  • Epigenetics
  • Gene expression
  • Local adaptation
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Alexander Lammers

Alexander Lammers - PhD

​(co-supervising with Michael Lalk, Greifswald University (Germany))

  • Chemical ecology
  • ​Metabolomics​​
  • More

Post Docs

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Jesper Bechsgaard

Jesper Bechsgaard - Post doc

  • Phylogenetics
  • Molecular evolution 
  • Population genetics
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Kirsten Gade Malmos

Kirsten Gade Malmos - Post doc

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Virginia Settepani

Virginia Settepani - Center Manager

  • Task differentiation in social spiders
  • Genomic consequences of sociality

Associated researchers

Maria Jose Albo

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Assistant at the Department of Ecology and Evolution, Faculty of Science, University of the Republic, Uruguay, and at Clemente Estable Biological Research Institute

Sexual selection, evolution of mating system

Cristina Tuni

Cristina Tuni

Research Associate, LMU München, Department of Biology

Evolution of polyandry, Nuptial feeding mating systems


Former lab members

Christina Holm

Christina Holm
Christina Holm - PhD
Dietary niche and cooperative foraging, Parental care, Life history, Physiology

Marija Majer

Marija Majer
Marija Majer - PhD
Landscape genetics, Macroecology

Lena Grinsted

Lena Grinsted
Lena Grinsted - PhD
Task differentiation, Evolution of reproductive skew

Paolo Ghislandi

Paolo Ghislandi
Paolo Ghislandi - PhD
Mating systems, Alternative mating strategies

Reut Berger-Tal

Reut Berger-Tal - Post Doc
Cooperation, Life history, Immunology

Shenglin Liu

Shenglin Liu
Shenglin Liu - Post doc
Bioinformatics

Seven Nazifi

Seven Nazifi
Seven Nazifi - PhD
Host-microbiome interactions, antimicrobial compounds

Tobias Sandfeld

Tobias Sandfeld
Tobias Sandfeld - PhD
Chemical ecology of invertebrates, metabolomics, defense symbiosis

Bram Vanthournout

Bram Vanthournout
Bram Vanthournout - Post Doc
Sex ratio distortion, Endosymbionts

André Walter

André Walter
André Walter - Post doc
Kin recognition, Behaviour

Michelle Greve

Michelle Greve
Michelle Greve - Post Doc
Life history, Physiology, Macroecology

Jessica Barker

Jessica Barker
Jessica Barker - Post Doc
Evolution of cooperation, social insects, human behaviour, communication, decision-making

Caitlin Stern

Caitlin Stern
Caitlin Stern - Post Doc
evolution of sociality, evolution of cooperation, mathematical modeling of the evolution of behavior

Anja Junghanns

Anja Junghanns
Anja Junghanns - PhD
Parental care, Matriphagy, Histology