2016 Najaarssymposium

Treub Maatschappij – Society for the Advancement of Research in the Tropics
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), University of Amsterdam
“Biodiversity & Global Change in the Tropics”
Coordinators: Carina Hoorn & Daniel Kissling

Time: Thursday 17 November 2016, 1330-1700
Location: H0.08, University of Amsterdam, Science Park
RSVP Secr.IBED.WTCW-science@uva.nl


1330-1335 Opening

1335-1345 Rene Boot (Tropenbos International | Ecology and Biodiversity, University of Utrecht | Chair Treub): “Introduction to the Treub Maatschapij”.

1345-1415 Suzette Flantua (Paleoclimate, University of Amsterdam): “Plant distributions and climate change in the Andes”.

1415-1445 Patrick Jansen (Plant-animal interaction, Wageningen University): “Disruption of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor”.

1445- 1515 Jose Joordens (Human evolution, University of Leiden): “Revisiting Trinil: reports from the August expedition”.

TEA 1515-1545

1545-1615 Sancia van der Meij (Marine invertebrates, Naturalis): “What makes a good home? Factors influencing host specificity in coral-associated fauna”.

1615-1645 Roy Erkens (Plant molecular phylogeny, Maastricht University College): “Evolutionary patterns in the pantropical plant family Annonaceae”.

1645-1715 Marieta Braks (Entomology, RIVM): “Zika: the new face of an old problem”.