PhD Theses 2013

  • Argüello García Alicia (2013). Plant Decision-making in the Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis: the Role of Spatial Structure, Nutrient Availability and Partner Identity. (Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Blaser Nicole (2013). Cognitive Mechanisms and Geophysical Factors Influencing Navigation in Homing Pigeons (Columba livia). (Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Lipp, Prof. Dr. Marta Manser, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Cozzi Gabriele (2013). Patterns of Habitat Use and Segregation Among African Large Carnivores. (Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Davis Leyla Alexandra (2013). Amphibian Skin Microbiota and Surface Peptides: Dynamics of Innate Immune Defense Interactions with the Emerging Fungal Pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. (Dr. Douglas Craig Woodhams, Prof. Dr. Heinz-Ulrich Reyer, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Dhar Riddhiman (2013). The Genetic Basis of Microbial Adaptations to New Environments in Laboratory Evolution. (Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagner, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Frascaroli Fabrizio (2013). Sacred Sites for the Conservation of Biodiversity. (PD Dr. Marcus Hall, Prof. Dr. Andrew Hector, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Geiger Corina Claudia (2013). Developing Methods to Mitigate Chytridiomycosis, an Emerging Disease of Amphibians. (Dr. Benedikt Schmidt, Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Jansen David A.W.A.M. (2013). Vocal Communication in the Banded Mongoose. (Prof. Dr. Marta Manser, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Kalinina Olena (2013). Ecology of Genetically Modified Wheat. (Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Kharazmi Jasmine (2013). Identification of Regulatory Regions in the Drosophila dmyc Gene: Bioinformatics Analyses Combined with Reporter Activity Studies. (Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Lipp, Prof. Dr. François Karch, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, Dr. Daniel Bopp, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Nussberger Béatrice (2013). Assessing Introgression between European Wildcats (Felis silvestris silvestris) and Domestic Cats (Felis silvestris catus). (Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • O'Brien Michael John (2013). The Role of Functional-traits in the Response of Tropical Forests to Global Change. (Prof. Dr. Andrew Hector, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Pruvost Nicolas B. M. (2013). Impact of Gamete Production on Breeding Systems and Population Structure of Hybridogenetic Frogs of the Pelophylax esculentus Complex: The Evolutionary Potential of Interspecific Hybridization. (Prof. Dr. Heinz-Ulrich Reyer, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Punjamoorthy Nalini (2013). Morphology, Molecules and Mating Behavior: An Integrative Study of Population Divergence and Speciation in Widespread Sepsid Flies (Sepsidae: Diptera). (Prof. Dr. Wolf Blanckenhorn, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Raynaud Julien (2013). Physiological and Behavioural Flexibility in African Striped Mice: Testosterone and Environmental Influences. (PD Dr. Carsten Schradin, Prof. Dr. Barbara König, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Schoepf Ivana (2013). Environmental Causes and Physiological Consequences of Social Flexibility: a Field Study in the African Striped Mouse (Rhabdomys pumilio). (PD Dr. Carsten Schradin, Prof. Dr. Barbara König, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)