Nederlandse Zoölogieprijs 2010
2010 Dutch Zoology Prize

"Speciation"

Symposium for presenting the 2010 Dutch Zoology Prize to Dr. Martine E. Maan

Date: Friday 11 June 2010
   
Venue: Netherlands Centre of Biodiversity Naturalis, Darwinweg 2, Leiden
   
10:00 Coffee and tea
10:30 Welcome on behalf of the Netherlands Centre of Biodiversity Naturalis
10:35 Welcome by Nico van Straalen (president of the Royal Dutch Zoological Society)
10:40 Introduction by Jacques van Alphen (University of Rennes & University of Leiden)
10:50 Menno Schilthuizen (NCB Naturalis & University of Groningen) – Speciation in a parallel universe: the evolution of diversity by chiral reversal
11:35 Caroline Nieberding (University of Louvain) – Olfactive communication in Bicyclus anynana: a hint for diversification through sexual selection in butterflies?
12:20 Lunch (registration required)
12:45 138th Annual general meeting of the Royal Dutch Zoological Society (KNDV)
13:30 Ole Seehausen (University of Bern & Eawag Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology) – Why insects and fish defy the rule that animals do not speciate in sympatry
14:15 Franjo Weissing (University of Groningen) – On the origin of species by natural and sexual selection
15:00 Coffee and tea
15:30 Jury report Dutch Zoology Prize 2010 by Leo Beukeboom (University of Groningen, The Netherlands), chairman of the jury
15:45 Martine Maan (University of Bern & Eawag Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology) – The colours of speciation in fish and frogs
16:30 Reception
   
  Participation:
Admission is free, lunch costs 10 euros (Postbank account 6234524, KNDV penningmeester, Wageningen). Please register for lunch by sending an e-mail to the KNDV secretariat before 3 June 2010.
   
  Directions:
http://www.ncbnaturalis.nl
   
  Organised by:
Netherlands Centre of Biodiversity Naturalis
Royal Dutch Zoological Society (KNDV)
   
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