Camilla Lo Cascio Sætre

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Visiting address Blindernveien 31 None 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1066 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic interests

I started as a Ph.D. student at CEES in August 2016. My project is aimed towards Colloquium 4 (“Integration of ecology and evolution”), and I will be supervised by Fabrice Eroukhmanoff and Kjetill Jakobsen. I did my Master’s at the Natural History Museum in Oslo, where I studied postcopulatory sexual selection in the bluethroat. I investigated possible correlations between paternity success and male secondary sexual characteristics, with a main focus on sperm traits. After that I worked as a research assistant for the sparrow group at CEES, where I did lab work, fieldwork and various other tasks. Under the supervision of Fabrice Eroukhmanoff, I also studied a population of reed warblers that have colonized a newly restored habitat in Malta. This turned out to be a very interesting population, and it became the starting point for my Ph.D. project.

In my Ph.D. project I will investigate genomic constraints on colonization and range shifts in the reed warbler.


  • Sætre, Camilla Lo Cascio; Coleiro, Charles; Austad, Martin; Gauci, Mark; Sætre, Glenn-Peter; Voje, Kjetil L. & Eroukhmanoff, Fabrice (2017). Rapid adaptive phenotypic change following colonization of a newly restored habitat. Nature Communications.  ISSN 2041-1723.  8:14159, s 1- 6 . doi: 10.1038/ncomms14159
  • Sætre, Glenn-Peter; Cuevas, Angélica; Hermansen, Jo Skeie; Elgvin, Tore Oldeide; Fernández, Laura Piñeiro; Sæther, Stein Are; Sætre, Camilla Lo Cascio & Eroukhmanoff, Fabrice (2017). Rapid polygenic response to secondary contact in a hybrid species. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences.  ISSN 0962-8452.  284 . doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0365

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  • Sætre, Camilla Lo Cascio (2016). Range Shifts and Adaptation.
  • Sætre, Camilla Lo Cascio (2016). Rapid adaptive phenotypic change following colonization of a newly restored habitat.

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Published Sep. 6, 2016 2:53 PM - Last modified Jan. 20, 2017 2:31 PM