Department of Limnology and Biological Oceanography

 

news from the Department of Limnology and Bio-Oceanography:

De Bary Lecture by Christoph Hauert, University of British Columbia

the 'Research Focus Symbiosis' presents a De Bary Lecture by

Christoph Hauert, University of British Columbia, Canada with the
title: "Dynamics of Social Dilemmas: An evolutionary game theory perspective".

December 2, 1014 16.00 s.t., Seminar Room Limnology

 

Seminar series Program online

 

The new program for the fall seminar series 2014 is online.

 

More information can be found here.

Article Unifying River Ecosystem Concepts published in BioScience

 

A new article that unifies river ecosystem concepts has been published in the journal Bioscience. Title: "The River Wave Concept: Integrating River Ecosystem Models".

 

Link to journal article: http://bioscience.oxfordjournals.org/content/64/10/870

 

Tom Battin appointed Full Professor in Ecohydraulics at EPFL Lausanne

 

Tom Battin appointed Full Professor in Ecohydraulics at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. Tom will leave the University of Vienna in January 2015 to start his new position in Lausanne.

 

Link: http://actu.epfl.ch/news/ten-professors-appointed-at-epfl/

New Website of the 'Stream Biofilm and Biogeochemistry' Group launched.

 

The Stream Biofilm and Biogeochemistry Lab headed by Prof. Tom J. Battin has launched its new website!

 

Curious? Here's the link: http://biofilm.univie.ac.at/

 

Article on microbial Co-occurence in fluvial Networks published in PNAS!

 

Widder, S., K. Besemer, G. A. Singer, S. Ceola, E. Bertuzzo, C. Quince, W. T. Sloan, A. Rinaldo, and T. J. Battin (2014): Fluvial network organization imprints on microbial co-occurrence networks, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (in press).

 

Link to journal article.

Science Day - Biology 2014

PhD and MSc students of the departments present their research. The lectures are followed by a summer party.

Tuesday, July 1, 09:00a.m.-07:00p.m., Lecture Hall I, UZA 1

 

Guest Lectures:

Victor Smetacek, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven

Gaspar Jekely, Max-Planck-Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen

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Margalef Lecture by Alan Decho, University of South Carolina

 

Title: Biofilms Remixed: Microbial Mats and Stromatolites

 

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 15:00 s.t.
Seminar Room Limnology

Article on food assimilation in rotifers published in Freshwater biology

Alfred Burian, Martin J. Kainz, Michael Schagerl and Andrew Yasindi, 2014: Species-specific separation of lake plankton reveals divergent food assimilation patterns in rotifers. Freshwater Biology 59: 1257–1265; doi: 10.1111/fwb.12345

 

More on this work :

Link to journal article.
Download article as pdf file (open access).

review by Monika Bright and co-authors published in Frontiers in Microbiology

Monika Bright, Salvador Espada-Hinojosa, Ilias Lagkouvardos, Jean-Marie Volland: The giant ciliate Zoothamnium niveum and its thiotrophic epibiont Candidatus Thiobios zoothamnicoli: a model system to study interspecies cooperation. Frontiers in Microbiology, online, April 7, 2014; doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00145

 

Read more on Monika Brights work here.

 

More on this work:

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