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Talks at the  International Kerner von Marilaun Symposium 2017 (September 8th 2017)

International Kerner von Marilaun Symposium 2017 
INSECTS AND FLOWERS: New Views of an Old Partnership (Programme)

20.10.2017 9.00 - 18.00 Uhr
Festsaal der ÖAW, Dr. Iganz Seipel-Platz 2, 1010 Wien

9:20–10:10 Hannes Paulus (Universität Wien, Österreich)  
Allgemeine Fragen und Antworten eines speziellen Falles: Mustererkennung und Artbildung bei der Bestäubung von Orchideen (Ophrys)
10:30–11:10 Harald Krenn (Universität Wien, Österreich)
Die wundersamen Mundwerkzeuge für die Nahrungsaufnahme der Insekten


New paper in Journal of Comparative Physiology A (September 22nd, 2017)

Antemann V, Pass G & Pflüger HJ. 2017
Octopaminergic innervation and a neurohaemal release site in the antennal heart of the locust Schistocerca gregaria.
Journal of Comparative Physiology. A, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. doi:10.1007/s00359-017-1213-5
Published online September 16th, 2017. doi:10.1007/s00359-017-1213-5


New paper in Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A (September 15th, 2017)

Brischoux F, Kornilev YV, Lillywhite HB. 2017
Physiological and behavioral responses to salinity in coastal Dice snakes.
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 214: 13–18.
Published online September 8th, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2017.09.003


New paper in Journal of Experimental Biology (September 12th, 2017)

Pašukonis A, Beck KB, Fischer M-T, Weinlein S, Stückler S, Ringler E. 2017.
Induced parental care in a poison frog: a tadpole cross-fostering experiment.
Journal of Experimental Biology.
Published online September 1st, 2017. doi: 10.1242/jeb.165126 


Departmental Seminar Summer Term 2017 - Abstracts online! (September 8th, 2017)

The abstract booklet of the Departmental Seminar of Integrative Zoology (Summer Term 2017) is now available as PDF.

For the printed version of the booklet please contact Sonja Matus.


New Teaching Assistant (September 7th, 2017)

Clara-Sophie Bader

since September 1st Teaching Assistent
for the Vice-
Director of Study Program in Biology


New paper in Zoologischer Anzeiger - A Journal of Comparative Zoology (September 4th, 2017)

Seiter M, Lanner J & Karolyi F. 2017.
Mating behaviour and spermatophore morphology of four Cuban whip spiders (Arachnida, Amblypygi, Phrynidae) – Taxonomic relevance and evolutionary trends.
Zoologischer Anzeiger - A Journal of Comparative Zoology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcz.2017.08.006


New Article in uni:view (August 24th, 2017)

Agnes Dellinger, Erich Draganits & Barbara-Amina Gereben-Krenn
Naturvermittlung im Kaunertal.
uni:view MAGAZIN
August 24th, 2017


New MSc Student in August 2017 - Welcome to the Department (August 24th 2017)

Gerlinde Kaineder
Embryology of Phylactolaemata
Advisors: Thomas Schwaha, Andreas Wanninger


Congratulations! (July 21st, 2017)

Master's Defensio mit Auszeichnung! - Thursday, June 20th 2017

Hannah Schmidbaur
The nervous system of Syllidae (Annelida: Phyllodocida)
Advisor: Gerhard Steiner


New paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B (July 19th, 2017)

Helm C, Karl A, Beckers P, Kaul-Strehlow S, Ulbricht E, Kourtesis I, Kuhrt H, Hausen H, Bartolomaeus T, Reichenbach A & Bleidorn C. 2017.
Early evolution of radial glial cells in Bilateria.
Proc. R. Soc. B 284: 20170743.
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0743


New Technical Assistent in July 2017 - Welcome to the Department (July 19th, 2017)

Kesiban Karasungur
Lab Technician (HRSM-Project Gerhard Steiner & Irmgard Greilhuber)

room: 2.034
phone: +43 1 4277 76343
mail: kesiban.karasungur@univie.ac.at


New paper in Scientific Reports (July 17th, 2017)

Wollesen T, Scherholz M, Rodríguez Monje SV, Redl E, Todt C & Wanninger A. 2017.
Brain regionalization genes are coopted into shell field patterning in Mollusca.
Scientific Reports 7: 5486
First Online: 14 July 2017 DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-05605-5


New paper in Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (July 12th, 2017)

Ringler M, Szipl G, Hödl W, Khil L, Kofler B, Lonauer M, Provin C & Ringler E. 2017.
Acoustic ranging in poison frogs—it is not about signal amplitude alone.
Behav Ecol Sociobiol (2017) 71:114
First Online: 12 July 2017, DOI 10.1007/s00265-017-2340-2


New paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B (July 12th, 2017)

Seah KBK, Schwaha T, Volland JM, Huettel B, Dubilier N & Gruber-Vodicka HR. 2017.
Specificity in diversity: single origin of a widespread ciliate-bacteria symbiosis.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Biological Sciences
Published 12 July 2017.DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0764


New paper in Scientific Reports (July 12th, 2017)

Kirchner S, Sattmann H, Haring E, Plan L, Victor R & Kruckenhauser L. 2017.
Investigating gene flow between the blind cavefish Garra barreimiae and its conspecific surface populations .
Scientific Reports, 7: 5130, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-05194-3


New Article in uni:view  (July 12th, 2017)

Andreas Wanninger
Evolution einer invasiven Art: Die Zebramuschel.
uni:view MAGAZIN, July 6th, 2017


New paper in Salamandra (July 12th, 2017)

Pichler C, Weinlein S, Kopeinig L & Pašukonis A. 2017.
Homing performance in a territorial dendrobatid frog, Allobates talamancae.
Salamandra 53(2) 309–313 (2017) available online


New paper in Journal of Microscopy (July 10th, 2017)

Handschuh S, Beisser CJ, Ruthensteiner B & Metscher BD. 2017.
Microscopic dual-energy CT (microDECT): a flexible tool for multichannel ex vivo 3D imaging of biological specimens.
Journal of Microscopy Volume 267, Issue 1 July 2017 Pages 3–26
DOI: 10.1111/jmi.12543, available online


New paper in Journal of Theoretical Biology (July 6th, 2017)

Filipov AÉ, Wolff JO, Seiter M & Gorb SN. 2017.
Numerical simulation of colloidal self-assembly of super-hydrophobic arachnid cerotegument structures.
Journal of Theoretical Biology (in Press).
Available online 4 July 2017: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2017.07.001


New paper in The Anatomical Record (July 5th, 2017)

Andonov K, Natchev N, Kornilev YV &  Tzankov N. 2017.
Does sexual selection influence ornamentation of hemipenes in Old World snakes?
The Anatomical Record 300:1680–1694 (2017).
DOI 10.1002/ar.23622, available online


Congratulations! (Jule 21st, 2017)

Diplomprüfung mit Auszeichnung! - Monday, June 27th 2017

Magdalena Sammer
Systematischer Wert der Radulamorphologie von Steromphala und Phorcus (Gastropoda: Trochidae).
Advisor: Gerhard Steiner


New Diploma Students in June 2017 - Welcome to the Department (June 26th 2017)

Lisa Liska
Biologie und Ökologie der beiden nahverwandten Orthopteren-Arten Barbitistes constrictus und Barbitistes serricauda im Kamptal.
Advisor: Harald KrennBarbara-Amina Gereben-Krenn

Lisa Reiss
Biologie und Ökologie der beiden nahverwandten Orthopteren-Arten Barbitistes constrictus und Barbitistes serricauda im Nationalpark Thayatal
Advisor: Harald KrennBarbara-Amina Gereben-Krenn


New Paper in Arachnology (June 24th, 2017)

Seiter M & Lanner J. 2017.
Description and first record of Phrynus tessellatus (Pocock, 1894) (Arachnida: Amblypygi: Phrynidae) from northwestern Trinidad, with the description of its mating behaviour.
Arachnology (2017) 17 (5), 201–209.


Congratulations! (June 20th, 2017)

Diplomprüfung mit Auszeichnung! - Tuesday, June 20th 2017

Marlene Weberndorfer
Feeding in Ambystoma andersoni (Krebs & Brandon 1984) (Salamandroidea, Amphibia).
Advisor: Patrick Lemell


Congratulations! (June 20th, 2017)

Diplomprüfung mit Auszeichnung! - Tuesday, June 20th 2017

Sophia Stojan
Räumliche Einnischung zweier Gnaphosiden-Arten in einem alpinen Lebensraum.
Advisor: Harald Krenn


Upcoming Talk (June 14th, 2017)

Andreas Wanninger
Die Metazoen:
Fiktion, Fakten und Fortschritte in der Evolution tierischer Vielfalt

phylogenie kontroversiell
at the Natural History Museum Vienna
on June 27th,2017, 14:00 – 15:30 at the "Kurssaal" of the Natural History Museum Vienna, Burgring 7 (side entrance) 1010 Vienna


Postdoc Position available (June 14th, 2017)

The University of Vienna seeks to fill the position of an  
University Assistant
at the Department of Integrative Zoology.

For further information see the advertisement at the Job Centre of the University of Vienna.
The application deadline is July 4th 2017.


Congratulations! (June 8th, 2017)

Diplomprüfung mit Auszeichnung! - Thursday, June 8th 2017

Verena Wiesinger
Feeding mechanism of Calyptocephalella gayi.
Advisor: Patrick Lemell


New MSc Student in June 2017 - Welcome to the Department (June 1st 2017)

Valentin Blüml
Nahrungsaufnahme-Mechanismen bei der Dreikiel-Schanierschildkröte Cuora mouhotii (Gray 1862).
Advisor: Christian Beisser

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