​Date & Abstract



Feb. 26, 2019

Chris Klausmeier, Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University

Trait-based approaches to plankton ecology and evolution

​March 5, 2019

​Eric Wajnberg, French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

​Why sexuality? The point of view of the biology of evolution

​March 12, 2019

​Ron Milo, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weitzman Institute of Science

​The biomass distribution on Earth

​March 19, 2019

​Gabriele Uhl, Department of General and Systematic Zoology, University of Greifswald

​Securing paternity in spiders: plugging and mutilating

​March 26, 2019

​Miguel Frada, The Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat

​Life cycle differentiation and interplay with viruses in marine calcifying phytoplankton

​April 2, 2019

​Dan Malkinson, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Haifa

​The town boar and the country boar – Not so simple to ignore

​April 30, 2019

​Guy Rotem, Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University

​Agroecology: from Island biogeography to network ecology - Southern Judea Lowlands as a case study

​May 7, 2019

​Ilya Gelfand, Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology, Ben-Gurion University

​Effect of land-use change on ecosystemal carbon, nitrogen, and water cycles in a humid continental climate

​May 14, 2019

​Michal Gruntman, School of Plant Sciences and Food Security, Tel Aviv University

​Should I stay or should I grow: developmental responses and decision making in plants

​May 21, 2019  

10th Student Symposium of the SIDEER

​May 28, 2019


​Merav Seifan, MDDE, Ben‐Gurion University

Climate change, grazing and plant interactions ‐ Lessons from a Mediterranean shrub

​June 4, 2019

​Efrat Gavish, The Israeli National Natural History Collections, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

​Arachnid evolution in subterranean habitats

​June 11, 2019

​Miriam Kishinevsky, Haifa University, Oranim

​Parasitoids in agri‐ecosystems: an area‐wide perspective

​June 18, 2019

​Noam Levin, The Department of Geography, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

​Adding the Third Dimension to Marine Conservation

​August 6, 2019

​Sean O'Donnell, Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, Department of Biology, Drexel University

​Brain evolution in social insects: How sociality and body size shape brain architecture

​August 20, 2019

​by Danilo Russo, Wildlife Research Unit, Dipartimento di Agraria, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy

​Managing forests for bat conservation: Barbastelle bats as a case study