• Behavioural Ecology

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Feburary 2021

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.

Interested? - Read more here

January 2021

Paper out -

Male zebra finches shange their behaviour in repsonse to the odour of their own chicks, females do not.

Interested ? Read more here

December 2020

new nestboxes for the pied flycatchers. Lets hope they like them.


November 2020

Paper out -

congratulations to Kathrin Engel for this wonderful paper. Family matters - on skin microbes in zebra finches.

Interested? Read more here -

October 2020

A warm welcome to our new member - Isabel Damas-Moreira

June 2020 

Paper online

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.

May 2020

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.


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