Biodiversity and global change in the tropics

November 7, 2016

Treub Maatschappij – Society for the Advancement of Research in the Tropics
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED),University of Amsterdam

“Biodiversity and global change in the tropics”

Coordinators: Carina Hoorn & W. Daniel Kissling
Time: Thursday 17 November 2016, 13:30-17:00
Location: University of Amsterdam, Science Park (click here for link to registration)


13:30-13:35 Opening

13:35-13:45 Rene Boot (Tropenbos International | Ecology and Biodiversity, University of Utrecht | Chair Treub):
“Introduction to the Treub Maatschapij”

13:45-14:15 Suzette Flantua (Paleoclimate, University of Amsterdam):
“Plant distributions and climate change in the Andes”

14:15-14:45 Patrick Jansen (Plant-animal interactions, Wageningen University):
“Disruption of the Mesoamerican biological corridor”

14:45-15:15 Jose Joordens (Human evolution, University of Leiden):
“Revisiting Trinil: reports from the August expedition”

TEA 1515-1545

15:45-16:15 Sancia van der Meij (Marine invertebrates, Naturalis):
“What makes a good home? Factors influencing host specificity in coral-associated fauna”

16:15-16:45 Roy Erkens (Plant molecular phylogeny, Maastricht University College):
“Evolutionary patterns in the pantropical plant family Annonaceae”

16:45-17:15 Marieta Braks (Entomology, RIVM):
Zika: the new face of an old problem”



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