New Paper out -
the gut microbiome is species and individual specifc in zebra finches and Bengales finches, i.e. we found that over a period of 3.5 month individuals show a very constant composition of the gut microbiome. Congratulations Öncü for this great paper.
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Paper out -
Male zebra finches shange their behaviour in repsonse to the odour of their own chicks, females do not.
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new nestboxes for the pied flycatchers. Lets hope they like them.
Paper out -
congratulations to Kathrin Engel for this wonderful paper. Family matters - on skin microbes in zebra finches.
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A warm welcome to our new member - Isabel Damas-Moreira
Congratulations Pia for this nice paper being published. Pia investigated whether size and/or habitat influences risk-taking behaviour in fire salamander larvae. This research is part of the CRC-TRR 212 (Project A04).
The paper can be found here.
Postdoc position available
I am offering a postdoc position for 3 years (extension possible) to work on olfactory communication or host microbe interactions.
More information can be found here.
Deadline ist May 31st.