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Master/Bachelor projects

Please find more about our open Master and Bachelor projects:

 

Bachelor Thesis/IRT3 PROJECT  "Transmission of alpine and willow tit song in the natural environment"

Supervisor: Dr. Ulrich Knief (knief@bio.lmu.de)

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Master/IRT3 PROJECT "How inversions can aid adaptation. Experimental evolution of artificial inversions in fission yeast".

Supervisor and Contact: Cristina Berenguer Millanes (berenguer@bio.lmu.de) or Bart Nieuwenhuis (nieuwenhuis@bio.lmu.de).

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Master/IRT3 PROJECT  "Characterizing willow tit song — a culturally transmitted mating trait."

Supervisor: Dr. Ulrich Knief (knief@bio.lmu.de)

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Master’s thesis (+IRT3) projects available on Evolutionary Genomics

Supervisor: Dr. Ricardo J Pereira (pereira@bio.lmu.de)

Project 1: "What are the genetic consequences of near extinction?"

Project 2: "New genomic approaches to study population genomics in giant genomes."

Project 3: "Repeatable patterns of introgression during the speciation continuum."

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Master's thesis (+IRT3) projects available in the Speciation Behaviour Group

Project 1. "Using CRISPR to test the role of Regucalcin in Heliconius mate choice."
Supervisor: Prof. Richard Merrill (merrill@bio.lmu.de) and Matteo Rossi

Project 2. "Larval adaptations contributing to reproductive isolation in Heliconius butterflies."                      Supervisor: Prof. Richard Merrill (merrill@bio.lmu.de) and Dr. Lucie Queste

Project 3. "Evolutionary genetics of visual adaptation in Heliconius butterflies."                                                   Supervisor: Prof. Richard Merrill  (merrill@bio.lmu.de) and Dr. Shane Wright

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Master's thesis (+IRT3) projects available on mating-system evolution

Supervisor: Dr. Bart Nieuwenhuis (nieuwenhuis@bio.lmu.de)

"23 000 sexes? Evolutionary genomics of sexual types in fungi."  Project description

"The many costs of self-(in)compatibility."                                      Project description

 

Master’s thesis (+IRT3) projects available in the Evolutionary and Pathogen Genomics Groups

Supervisor: Dr. Susanne Franssen (franssen@bio.lmu.de)

Project 1: "Phylogenetics and comparative genomics of the Leishmania genus."

Project 2: "Evaluation of single cell sequencing technologies for aneuploidy estimation in Leishmania."

Project 3: "Role of mosaic aneuploidy for short term adaptation in Leishmania."

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