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CeMEB Advanced course 2015

Marine evolution under climate change

International course for PhD students and post docs.

13 - 19 December 2015, Kristineberg

 

What determines species-sensitivity to future environmental stressors and how does it relates to species recent evolutionary history? What life-history strategies will be selected in future ocean? How can we assess a species adaptation potential? What is the role of phenotypic plasticity in species resilience? What will be evolutionary rules in future oceans? What is the role of ecological interactions in future ecosystem changes?

This is an international course for PhD students and postdocs to learn more about how climate change (including global warming, ocean acidification, hypoxia) affects evolutionary rules that shape ocean ecosystem.

Course organizers:
Sam Dupont, CeMEB
Piero Calosi, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Canada

CeMEB teachers: Sam Dupont, Alexander Ventura, Pierre de Wit

Invited teachers: 

  • Piero Calosi (University of Quebec à Rimouski, Canada)
  • Greg Puncher (University of Bologna, Italy)

Greg Puncher, Piero Calosi and Sam Dupont.


If you have any questions - please contact Sam Dupont.

The course is funded through the Swedish Royal Academy of Science and  therefore free of charge, including food and lodging at the station. Travel expenses are not included.

 

 

 

Course evaluation 2015

Summery & evaluation

Prize for best proposal 2015

The students were asked to write and present a proposal for a research project addressing questions relevant to Climate Change and Evolution.

Group 1 with Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Gema Hernán, Tihana Marceta, and Robert Ellis won the prize and have the opportunity to come back and perform more experiments!

The winning proposal from Group 1. Mussel-up - Optimisation through hybridisation

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