Advances in tropical research symposium

November 2, 2018

Treub Maatschappij – Society for the Advancement of Research in the Tropics &
The Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), University of Amsterdam…
…invites you to join this symposium.

Date: 15 November 2018
Location: Amsterdam Science Park


13.30-13.45: Welcome

13.45-14.15: Dr Robert-Jan Wille
History Department, Utrecht University
Dutch colonial science in the age of Melchior Treub: evolution, development and symbiosis as political and scientific themes in the late nineteenth century

14.15-14.45Dr Sancia E.T. van der Meij 
Marine Evolutionary Ecology, University of Groningen
Cospeciation on tropical coral reefs

14.45-15.15: Alex de Meyer 
MSc Student University of Amsterdam – Treub Travel Fund awardee
A (re)discovery of Ecuador’s Natural Beauties: validating physical and geographical data

15.15-15.45: Coffee/tea break

15.45-16.45: Dr Christine D. Bacon
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
The road to evolutionary success: insights from Mauritia flexuosa

16.45: Drinks

To register click here.

Organisers: Dr. Carina Hoorn and Dr. Daniel Kissling

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