Posters

Note: Posters will be on display in the Lichthof (between the lecture halls) during the entire conference.
Click on title for abstract.

ID Title
P01 The genomic basis of reproductive isolation in parapatric lake-stream stickleback fish
Quiterie Haenel*, Telma Laurentino, Krista Oke, Andrew Hendry, Daniel Berner
*University of Basel
P02 How species adapt and persist in a changing environment
Thierry Kuhn*, Cindy Gidoin, Frederic Guillaume
*University of Zurich
P03 Contributions of plasticity and evolution to trait change in two competing protist species under salt stress: does the community context matter?
Lynn Govaert*, Luis J. Gilarranz, Florian Altermatt
*EAWAG
P04 Integrating species interactions in eco-evolutionary models forecasting the evolution of species’ ranges under climate change
Cindy Gidoin*, Johannes Wessely, Stefan Dullinger, Frédéric Guillaume
*University of Zurich
P05 Ancient population structure and episodes of selection are captured by Late Holocene human dental morphology
Tesla Monson*, Marc Scherrer, Diego Fecker, Marcia S. Ponce de León, Christoph P.E. Zollikofer
*University of Zurich
P06 Does thermal plasticity align with local adaptation? – An interspecific comparison of wing shape and size in sepsid flies
Patrick Rohner*, Jeannine Roy, Martin Schäfer, Wolf Blanckenhorn, David Berger
*University of Zurich
P07 Parallel adaptation to high soil concentrations of trace metal elements
Christian Sailer*, Veronica Preite, Lara Syllwasschy, Ute Krämer, Levi Yant
*ETH Zurich
P08 Molecular mechanisms of mating system change in rapid-cycling Brassica rapa
Xeniya Kofler*, Ueli Grossniklaus, Florian Schiestl
*University of Zurich
P09 Adaptation of the pseudo-metallophyte Arabidopsis halleri to metal-polluted soils – linking environmental, genomic, and phenotypic information
Christian Rellstab*, Christian Sailer, Barbara Lopata, Felix Gugerli, Pierre Vollenweider, Grazyna Szarek-Lukaszewska & Alicja Babst-Kostecka
*WSL Birmensdorf
P10 Influence of short chain fatty acids on Salmonella typhimurium pathogenicity
Gabriella Takacs*, Alyson Hockenberry
*EAWAG
P11 Evidence for vocal learning in a nonhuman primate, the common marmoset
Yvonne Zürcher*, Judith M. Burkart
*University of Zurich
P12 The effect of environmental variation on the weight and behavior of the Cape ground squirrel (Xerus inauris)
Richard Young*
*University of Zurich
P13 Lab cognition going wild: Bringing touchscreen technology to the field
Tecla Mohr*, Erica Van de Waal
*University of Lausanne
P14 Waterhole use by the leopard tortoise in the Kalahari
Seija Mari Filli*, Bart Kranstauber, Marta Manser
*University of Zurich
P15 Factors affecting paw lateralization in meerkats (Suricata suticatta)
Cristina Gygax*, Marta Manser, Christophe Bousquet
*University of Zurich
P16 Changes in body condition in baleen whales: A photogrammetric approach
Charlotte Bellot*, Saana Isojunno
*University of Neuchatel
P17 Comparing methods of vigilance observation in captive common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)
Sandro Sehner*, Rahel K. Brügger, Judith M. Burkart
*University of Zurich
P18 Do 'popular' mice breed faster?
Caitlin Black*
*University of Zurich
P19 Social associations and communal nesting decisions in wild house mice: who benefits?
Julian Evans*, Manuela Ferrari, Anna K. Lindholm, Barbara König
*University of Zurich
P20 Intraspecific body size mediated niche partitioning in macrodetritivores enhances mixed leaf litter decomposition
Simone Fontana*, Matty P. Berg, Marco Moretti
*WSL
P21 Aiming for the moon: Maintenance of local adaptation to tidal regime
Runa Kvamme Ekrem*, Hanna Kokko, Tobias Kaiser
*University of Zurich
P22 Investigation of the distribution of the American pika (Ochotona princeps) of Southwest Montana in relation to potential climate changes
Megan Robinson*
*Montana State University
P23 Diversity and functioning of core microbial symbionts of rooibos (Aspalathus linearis)
Josep Ramoneda*, Beat Frey, Jaco LeRoux
*ETH Zurich
P24 Feedbacks between biodiversity and climate - how diversity of plant community traits influences light absorption
Elena Plekhanova*, Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, Pascal A. Niklaus
*University of Zurich
P25 Spatial modelling of invasive insect pests under future climate change
Marc Grünig*
*Agroscope
P26 QTL mapping reveals the genetic architecture of oxidative stress tolerance in Zymoseptoria tritici
Ziming Zhong*
*ETH Zurich
P27 Rapid divergence and speciation through a simple biotic change?
Marius Roesti*, Jeffrey Groh, Sara E. Miller, Dolph Schluter
*University of Bern
P28 A search for a mechanistic link between the environment and parasite resistance in a planktonic crustacean
Joana Santos*, Dieter Ebert
*University of Basel
P29 Unravelling the genomics governing the hornwort-cyanobacteria symbiosis
Anna Neubauer*, Péter Szövényi
*University of Zurich
P30 Habitat preference of the Little Ringed Plover in a revitalised alpine river
Beatrice Schranz*, Marco Pilati, Raphaël Arlettaz
*University of Bern
P31 “Supernoses” as a tool in Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Jelena Mausbach*, Denise Karp (shared 1st authorship)
*Artenspürhunde Schweiz
P32 Identification of the Green Infrastructure in Switzerland and its implementation at different scales
Arthur Sanguet*, Erica Honeck
*University of Geneva
P33 Towards an evidence-based conservation of cryptogam communities on erratic boulders in the Swiss Plateau and Jura Mountains
Daniel Hepenstrick*, Rolf Holderegger, Ariel Bergamini, Alex Widmer
*ETH Zurich
P34 Citizen science data for niche modelling of fungi in floodplains
Sabine Fink*, Andrin Gross, Stefan Blaser, Beatrice Senn-Irlet, Christoph Scheidegger
*WSL
P35 Urban creatures of the night: response of bats and nocturnal insects to urbanization in three European cities
Lucia Villarroya-Villalba*, Martin K. Obrist
*WSL
P36 Modelling global treeline distribution
Erickson Giomar Urquiaga Flores*, Michael Kessler, Dirk N. Karger
*University of Zurich
P37 Mangrove ecology on an undisturbed atoll: diversity, structure and changes in extent over 30 years on Aldabra, Seychelles
Annabelle Constance*, Nancy Bunbury, Dennis Hansen, April Burt, Rowana Walton, Gabriela Schaepman-Strub
*University of Zurich
P38 RiverDNA: uncovering fundamental biodiversity in riverine systems using environmental DNA
Rosetta Blackman*, Florian Altermatt
*EAWAG
P39 Ecological determinants of larval fitness of Rana arvalis along an acidification gradient: with particular focus on resource availability
Mariella Zimmermann*, Corbel Quentin, Laurila Anssi, Räsänen Katja
*University of Zurich
P40 Comparative effects of the parasiticide ivermectin on survival and reproduction of adult sepsid flies
Nicola Van Koppenhagen*, Sheena Conforti, Jana Dietrich, Thierry Kuhn, Julian Baur, Patrick T. Rohner, Wolf U. Blanckenhorn, Martin A. Schäfer
*University of Zurich
P41 Ecological determinants of domestic prey selection by snow leopards Panthera uncia in Bhutan
Dechen Lham*, Arpat Ozgul, Gabriele Cozzi, Sonam Wangchuk
*University of Zurich
P42 Comparative reproductive dormancy differentiation in European black scavenger flies (Diptera: Sepsidae)
Natalia Gourgoulianni*, Valérian Zeender, Jeannine Roy, Alexandra Wegmann, Martin A. Schäfer, Wolf U. Blanckenhorn*, Patrick T. Rohner
*University of Zurich
P43 Effects of land-use and diversity on ecosystem resilience in temperate grasslands – a meta-study of manipulative experiments
Abiel Rindisbacher*, Santiago Soliveres, Eric Allan, Markus Fischer
*University of Bern
P44 The biodiversity and ecosystem functioning relationship across biomes and scales
Sarah Mayor*, Jacqueline Oehri, Pascal Niklaus
*University of Zurich
P45 Testing temperature dependence across diversity and connectance with bioenergetic models
Andrea Tabi*, Frank Pennekamp, Owen L. Petchey
*University of Zurich
P46 Fine-scale ecological and transcriptomic data reveal niche differentiation of an allopolyploid from parental diploids in Cardamine
Reiko Akiyama*, Jianqiang Sun, Masaomi Hatakeyama, Heidi Lischer, Roman Briskine, Angela Hay, Xiangchao Gan, Miltos Tsiantis, Hiroshi Kudoh, Masahiro Kanaoka, Jun Sese, Kentaro Shimizu, Rie Shimizu-Inatsugi
*University of Zurich
P47 Determinants of global richness and endemism of mammals on islands
Elisa Barreto Pereira*, Thiago Rangel, Catherine Graham
*WSL
P48 Current working hypotheses on interactions between plant biodiversity, productivity, light and nutrients
Alejandra Parreno*, Owen Petchey, Bradley Cardinale
*University of Zurich
P49 Longitudinal variation in the effects of one of the world’s largest hydropower dams on different functional groups of fish
Kurt Schmid*, Jakob Brodersen, Tommaso Giarrizzo
*EAWAG
P50 Responses to soil contamination by heavy metals in the foliage of metal-adapted Arabidopsis halleri from southern Poland
Maïté Buttet*, Barbara Lopata, Kamil Bilnicki, Grazyna Szarek-Lukaszewska, Christian Rellstab, Alicja Babst-Kostecka, Eric Verrecchia, Pierre Vollenweider
*University of Lausanne
P51 Farmland bird assemblages exhibit higher functional and phylogenetic diversity than forest assemblages in France
Vicente García-Navas*, Wilfried Thuiller
*University of Zurich
P52 Applied Ecology: Land-use intensity negatively influences the species-area relationship in grasslands
Ralph Bolliger*, Daniel Prati, Markus Fischer
*University of Bern
P53 The killifish (Nothobranchius) of Tanzania. Natural habitat's monitoring programme
David Okinyi Alila*
*University of Bern
P54 First insights into habitat exploitation by GPS-tracked breeding barn owls in Switzerland
Robin Séchaud*, Kim Schalcher, Alexandre Roulin
*University of Lausanne
P55 Repair of indels at Hps5 using CRISPR/Cas9 in threespined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
Marco Felber*, Matthew Josephson, Catherine Peichel
*University of Bern
P56 Genetic group animal models with heterogeneous additive genetic variances
Stefanie Muff*, Lukas F. Keller, Henrik Jensen, Alina K. Niskanen, Dilan Saatoglu
*University of Zurich
P57 Exploring the genetic basis of an alternative solution to armor reduction in stickleback
Alicia Welti*, Telma Guedes Laurentino, Daniel Berner
*University of Basel
P58 Spider research In India - diversity status, evolutionary genetics and conservation perspectives
Sant Prakash*, Alka Prakash
*Dayalbagh Educational Institute India
P59 Breeding sustainable pigs: the genetic basis of nitrogen efficiency
Claudia Kasper*
*Agroscope
P60 The swimming dead – return and origin of a near-extinct Lake Victoria cichlid
Mikki Law*, David A. Marques, Ole Seehausen
*University of Bern
P61 Sex differences in gene expression across multiple tissues in Lake Tanganyika cichlids
Nicolás Lichilín*, Athimed El Taher, Walter Salzburger, Astrid Böhne
*University of Basel
P62 Pleiotropy vs. linkage: Genetic fine-mapping of the Eda locus in threespine stickleback
Luis Bärtschi*, Sophie Archambeault, Catherine Peichel
*University of Bern
P63 Identification of pollen number controlling gene by GWAS and CRISPR/Cas9
Hiroyuki Kakui*, Hiroyuki Kakui, Takashi Tsuchimatsu, Misako Yamazaki, Cindy Marona, Hiroki Tsutsui, Afif Hedhly, Dazhe Meng, Yutaka Sato, Thomas Städler, Ueli Grossniklaus, Masahiro Kanaoka, Michael Lenhard, Magnus Nordborg, Kentaro K. Shimizu
*University of Zurich
P64 Molecular basis of convergent evolution: parallel reduction of the sporophyte phase in mosses
Alexander Kirbis*, Manuel Waller, Anna Neubauer, Péter Szövényi
*University of Zurich
P65 Genomics of Microphallus parasite adaptation to its host, Potamopyrgus antipodarium
Natalia Zajac*, Jukka Jokela, Hanna Hartikainen, Frida Feijen
*ETH Zurich
P66 Reconstructing the demographic history of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins along the western Australian coastline using NGS data
Samuel Wittwer*, Livia Gerber, Champak Beeravolu Reddy, Simon J. Allen, Michael Krützen
*University of Zurich
P67 Sequence and structure of the S-locus supergene controlling distyly in Primula veris
Giacomo Potente*, Narjes Yousefi, Peter Szövényi, Danië Duijsings, Michael Lenhard, Elena Conti
*University of Zurich
P68 An inversion supergene in Drosophila underpins latitudinal clines in survival traits
Esra Durmaz*, Clare Benson, Martin Kapun, Paul Schmidt, Thomas Flatt
*University of Fribourg
P69 Reproductive success in the barn owl is linked to partner compatibility in glucocorticoid levels
Paul Beziers*, Lukas Jenni, Alexandre Roulin, Bettina Almasi
*University of Lausanne
P70 Achieving independence in Bornean orangutans: A mother’s push or self-interests’ pull?
Kelly Mannion*, Caroline Schuppli, Anna Marzec, Caroline Fryns, Maria van Noordwijk
*University of Zurich
P71 External validity of in-vivo research: can the norm of reaction explain low reproducibility?
Bernhard Voelkl*, Hanno Würbel
*University of Bern
P72 Environment, ageing and cancer risk: from naked mole rats to modern humans
Robert Noble*, Stanton Braude, Michael E Hochberg, Hanna Kokko
*ETH Zurich
P74 Using genomics to understand the effects of allopolyploidy on genetic diversity and selection in Arabidopsis kamchatica
Gwyneth Halstead-Nussloch*, Timothy Paape, Kentaro K. Shimizu
*University of Zurich
P75 Waterscape genetics: Fluvial network topology affecting metapopulation genetic architecture
Roman Alther*, Emanuel A. Fronhofer, Florian Altermatt, Luca Carraro, Elvira Mächler, Anja Marie Westram, Jukka Jokela
*EAWAG
P76 Post-glacial and modern demographic history of barn owls (Tyto alba) in the British Isles revealed by whole-genome resequencing
Ana Paula Machado*, John Lusby, Guillaume Dumont, Alexandre Roulin & Jérôme Goudet
*University of Lausanne
P77 Reconstruction of the deep temporal genetic and demographic past of Alpine ibex (Capra ibex)
Mathieu Robin*, Christine Grossen, Giada Ferrari, Lukas Keller
*University of Zurich
P78 High throughput genotyping in Alpine ibex
Camille Kessler*, Christine Grossen, Daniel Croll
*University of Neuchatel
P79 Condition-dependent foreleg size in males of Drosophila prolongata and its fitness consequences
Jhoniel Pergigon Ferreira*, Stefan Lüpold
*University of Zurich
P80 The enigma of humpback whale song: getting to the bottom of complex male mating behaviours
Franca Eichenberger*, Emma Carroll, Claire Garrigue, Luke E. Rendell, Ellen C. Garland
*University of St Andrews
P81 A taxonomic history of sex
Anaïs Tilquin*
*University of Zurich
P82 Phylogeny and systematics of the tribe Glueminae (Sapotaceae)
Marcele Farias do Valle*, Yamama Naciri, Carlos Boluda, Laurent Gautier.
*University of Geneva
P83 Scale morphology in Lake Tanganyika cichlids
Alexandra Viertler*, Walter Salzburger, Fabrizia Ronco
*University of Basel
P84 Spatio-temporal diversification of the Pale Sand Martin complex
Qindong Tang*, Gerald Heckel, Yang Liu, Manuel Schweizer
*University of Bern
P85 Protein evolution in Lake Victoria Cichlids
Nicolas Auchli*, David Marques, Ole Seehausen
*University of Bern
P86 Probing host divergence as the driver of Tula hantavirus speciation
Anton Labutin*, Melanie Hiltbrunner, Gerald Heckel
*University of Bern
P87 Genetic assignment tests reveal considerable levels of admixture in three hybridizing European white oak species
Oliver Reutimann*, Felix Gugerli, Antoine Kremer, Christian Rellstab
*University of Zurich
P88 Cape flora radiation driven by oligotrophic soils rather than Mediterranean climate – evidence from Phylica and a meta-analysis of 22 Cape clades
Marit Van Santen*, H.P. Linder
*University of Zurich
P89 Postcranial diversity in chicken: diversification and conservatism following domestication
Carlos Manuel Herrera Castillo*, Hiroshi Nagashima, Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra
*Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
P90 Fowl and chicken early development: organogenesis and phylotypic stage in a domestication framework
Daniel Nuñez-Leon*, Hiroshi Nagashima, Per Jensen, Esther Stoeckli, Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra
*University of Zurich
P91 Early development of the skull (chondrocranium) in the domesticated fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus) and comparison with other birds
Evelyn Hüppi*, Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra
*University of Zurich
P92 Taxonomic revision of the genus Polylepis (Rosaceae)
Tatiana Erika Boza Espinoza*, Michael Kessler
*University of Zurich
P93 The Nyctixalus pictus complex (Anura: Rhacophoridae): A case of cryptic diversity
Erina Balmer*
*Naturhistorisches Museum Bern
P94 Pachypleurosaurs from the Ducan area, Switzerland
Marta Torres Ladeira*, Torsten Scheyer, Heinz Furrer, Iris Ehrbar
*ETH Zurich