Courses – Department of Biology - University of Copenhagen

Social Evolution > Courses

CSE runs training courses for young researchers working on social evolution and related fields


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    2018

    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    M. Thomas-Poulsen

    D.R. Nash

    H.H. de Fine Licht

    (CSE)

    P. Sapountzis

    M. Zhukova

    V.L. Challinor

     

    Annele Hatakka

    Taina Lundell

    Sari Timonen

    (University of Helsinki)

    Christine Beemelmanns

    (Leibniz Institute for Natural Product

    Research and Infection Biology)

    2017

    • Taxonomy, identification and ecology of European ants 
      Copenhagen, Denmark.
      August 28 - September 2 2017
      Main organiser: CSE
    Organiser CSE teachers Other teachers 

    D.R. Nash
    (CSE)

    J.J. Boomsma
    J.S. Pedersen
    D.R. Nash

    Riitta Savolainen, Uinversity of Helsinki, Finland
    Christos Georgiadis, University of Athens, Greece
    L.B. Vilhelmsen, Natural History Museum of Denmark

    2016

    • Social Evolution
      Klosterneuburg, Austria.
      7-11 November
      Main host: IST Austria, Cremer Group
      Guest teacher from CSE: L.V. Ugelvig 
    • Plant-Pathogen Co-Evolution
      Helsinki, Finland.
      7-8 November
      Main host: University of Helsinki, F. Asiegbu
      Guest teacher from CSE: M. Thomas-Poulsen 
    • Chemical and Genomic Insight to Host-Microbe Symbiotic Interactions
      Copenhagen, Denmark.
      23-27 May
      Main host: CSE
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    M. Thomas-Poulsen

    H.H. de Fine Licht

    (CSE)

    P. Sapountzis

    M. Zhukova

    V.L. Challinor

     

    Annele Hatakka

    Taina Lundell

    Sari Timonen

    (University of Helsinki)

    Christine Beemelmanns

    (Leibniz Institute for Natural Product

    Research and Infection Biology)

    2015

    • Tropical Behavioural Ecology and Evolution
      Copenhagen, Denmark and Gamboa, Panama.
      April-May
      Main host: CSE
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    R. Adams

    J.Z. Shik

    J.J. Boomsma
    (CSE)

    J.Z. Shik

    R. Adams

    J.J. Boomsma

     

    R. Page

    J. Christy

    J. Wright

    W.T. Wcislo

    (Smithsonian Tropical
    Research Institute)

    2014

    • Taxonomy, identification and ecology of European ants 
      Copenhagen, Denmark.
      24-29 August
      Main host: CSE
    Organiser CSE teachers Other teachers 

    D.R. Nash
    (CSE)

    J.J. Boomsma

    J.S. Pedersen

    D.R. Nash

     

    X. Cerda

    (Estacion Biologica Donana, Spain)

    C. Georgiadis

    (University of Athens, Greece)

    N. Sanders

    L.B. Vilhelmsen

    (Natural History Museum of Denmark)

    2013

    • Tropical Behavioural Ecology and Evolution
      Copenhagen, Denmark and Gamboa, Panama.
      April-May
      Main host: CSE
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    R. Adams

    J.J. Boomsma
    (CSE)

    R. Adams

    J.J. Boomsma

     

    J.Z. Shik

    (North Carolina State University)

    2012

    • Taxonomy, identification and ecology of European ants
      Copenhagen, Denmark.
      1-5 September
      Main host: CSE
    Organiser CSE teachers Other teachers 

    D.R. Nash
    (CSE)

    J.J. Boomsma

    J.S. Pedersen

    D.R. Nash

     

    G.W. Elmes

    (Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, U.K.)

    X. Espadaler

    (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

    L.B. Vilhelmsen

    (Zoological Museum, Copenhagen)

    2011

    • Tropical Behavioural Ecology and Evolution
      Copenhagen, Denmark and Gamboa, Panama.
      April-May
      Main host: CSE
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    R. Adams

    J.J. Boomsma
    (CSE)

    R. Adams

    J.J. Boomsma

     

    E. Allen Herre

    S.A. van Bael
    (Smithsonian Tropical
    Research Institute)

    2010

    • Social Evolution and Kin Selection
      Røsnæs, Denmark.
      12-17 September
      Main host: CSE 
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    J.J. Boomsma
    (CSE)

    D. Queller

    J. Strassmann
    (Rice University)

    J.J. Boomsma

    T. Linksvayer 

    A. Griffin
    (University of Oxford)

    D. Queller

    J. Strassmann
    (Rice University)

    • Evolutionary Genetic Approaches to Study Social Evolution
      Holbæk, Denmark.
      5-10 July
      Main host: CSE
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    T. Linksvayer

    J.J. Boomsma
    (CSE)

    T. Linksvayer 

    J.J. Boomsma 

    M. J. Wade
    (Indiana University)

    P. Bijma
    (Wageningen University)

    D. Queller

    J. Strassmann
    (Rice University)

    2009

    • Mutualistic interactions
      Matsalu, Estonia.
      20-23 April
      Main host: Nordic Network in Social Evolution (NordForsk)
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    D.R. Nash
    (CSE)

    A. Martin

    M. Mänd
    (University of Tartu)

    D.R. Nash

    H. Feldhaar
    (Osnabrück University)

    D. Aanen
    (Wageningen University)

    A. Martin
    (University of Tartu)

    • Statistical interference in genetics
      Reykjavik, Iceland.
      11-14 August
      Main host: Nordic Network in Social Evolution (NordForsk)
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    S. Pálsson
    (University of Reykjavik)

    P. Pamilo
    (University of Oulu)

    P. Seppä

    H. Helanterä
    (University of Helsinki)

    J.S. Pedersen

     

    S. Pálsson
    (University of Reykjavik)

    P. Pamilo
    (University of Oulu)

    P. Seppä

    H. Helanterä
    (University of Helsinki)

    J.  Corander
    (Åbo Akademi)

    • Parasite-Host Coevolution
      Fraueninsel, Germany.
      20-25 September
      Main host: University of Muenich, Ecology and Systematics Summer School
      Guest teacher from CSE: D.R. Nash 
    • From solitary to superorganism: the evolution of insect societies
      Firence, Italy.
      1-6 November
      Main host: University of Florence 
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    P. d'Ettorre 
    (CSE)

    S. Turillazzi
    (University of Firence &
    Accademia Nazionale
    Italiana di Entomologia)

    D.J. Kronauer
    (Harvard University)

    P. d'Ettorre

    J.J. Boomsma

     S. Turillazzi
    (University of Firence &
    Accademia Nazionale
    Italiana di Entomologia)

    D.J. Kronauer
    (Harvard University)

    P. Eggleton
    (NHM London)

    R. Cervo

    L. Beani
    L. Dapporto

    F.R. Dani

    (University of Florence)

    D. Grasso
    (University of Parma)

    • Microbiological control
      Alnarp, Sweden.
      Main host: Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet
      Guest teacher from CSE: J. Eilenberg

    2008

    • The Biology of Social Insects
      Copenhagen, Denmark.
      18-22 February 
      Main host: CSE
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    D.P. Hughes

    J.J. Boomsma
    (CSE)

    J.J. Boomsma

    M. Schiøtt 

    D.J. Kronauer 

    P. d'Ettorre 

    D.R. Nash 

    D.P. Hughes 

    L. Sundström
    H. Helanterä

    (University of Helsinki)

    D. Aanen
    (Wageningen University)

    • How to write successful grant proposals?
      Tvärminne, Finland.
      8-10 April
      Main host: Nordic Network in Social Evolution (NordForsk)
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    P. d'Ettorre

    J.J. Boomsma
    (CSE)

    L. Sundström

    H. Helanterä
    (University of Helsinki)

    P. d'Ettorre

    J.J. Boomsma

    L. Sundström

    H. Helanterä

    S.-M. Miettinen 
    (University of Helsinki)

    • Plant Protection in Biology
      Alnarp, Sweden.
      2-13 June
      Main host: Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet
      Guest teacher from CSE: J. Eilenberg

    2007

    • Insect Pathology
      Copenhagen, Denmark.
      4-9 November
      Main host: CSE
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    J. Eilenberg

    A.B. Jensen
    (CSE)

    D.P. Hughes 

    J. Eilenberg

    A.B. Jensen

     

    R. James
    (USDA, Logan, Utah)

    J. Vlak
    (Wageningen University) 

    I. Fries
    (SLU)

    • The evolutionary biology of communication
      Copenhagen, Denmark.
      4-8 Juni
      Main host: CSE
    Organisers CSE teachers Other teachers 

    P. d'Ettorre

    D.R. Nash

    J.J. Boomsma
    (CSE)

    P. d'Ettorre 

    D.R. Nash

    J.J. Boomsma 

    T. Dabelsteen
    (University of Copenhagen)

    D. Harper
    (University of Sussex)

    C. Roberts
    (University of Liverpool)

    E. Tibbetts
    (University of Michigan)