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At a meeting for all CEES members, Professor Kjetill S. Jakobsen was introduced as the new Chair of CEES by the Head of the Department of Biosciences, Rein Aasland.
How is it that the small, charismatic house sparrow has become so closely associated with us? CEES researchers have been trying to answer this question by sequencing the DNA of populations of sparrows from across Europe and the Middle East. New publication published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B.
Analysis of DNA from up to 1100 year old walrus remains confirmes that walrus ivory was a driver for both the success and decline of the old Norse colony of Greenland.
Nils Chr. Stenseth will become a strategic adviser at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences after leaving as head of the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES) at the Department of Biosciences.
The publication "The Most Developmentally Truncated Fishes Show Extensive Hox Gene Loss and Miniaturized Genomes" was written by Martin Malmstrøm and colleagues.
The review by Kjetill S. Jakobsen, Unni Vik and colleagues is the editor's pick for 2017.
The new study "Human ectoparasites and the spread of plague in Europe during the Second Pandemic" by Katharine R. Dean et al. (PNAS, 2018) receives international as well as national attention with its "provocative" findings. Find links to the articles here!
The Norwegian Research Council has approved the research application of the Nansen Legacy. After six years of planning, the Nansen Legacy is now ready to take Arctic marine research a long way further in understanding how climate and ecosystems interact in the northern Barents Sea.
Dr. Pål Trosvik talks about competing gut bacteria and the latest article from his group, in Norgesglasset on NRK Radio. Listen to the episode here!
New publication in PNAS with first authors from University of Ferrara, Italy, and CEES at IBV, University of Oslo, Norway.
Dr. Mark Ravinet on speciation on the "Slightly Evolved" podcast.
CEES and Institute of Marine Research scientist Geir Ottersen has been chosen to be a lead author for the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC).
Two convergence environments awarded to CEES: Comparative immunology of fish and humans and The genetic history of Eastern Eurasia.
New research from Florian Diekert et al., Andries Richter, Inger Maren Rivrud, and Atle Mysterud, published in PNAS, looks at how social context influences the individual hunter’s decision to shoot or not to shoot an animal.
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a grant of almost two million Euros to Associate Professor Lee Hsiang Liow, for a project that aims to bridge the huge conceptual gap between microevolution and macroevolution.
Friday 28th of October Professor Nils Chr. Stenseth was elected into the prestigious academy as a foreign associate.
Bacteria and archaea could be used to monitor stored carbon dioxide (CO2) and convert it into useful products, such as ethanol and acetate, say researchers at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) and the Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo.
A publication by Malmstrøm & Matschiner et al. and other publications from CEES attracts international attention in a Nature Genetics News and Views article by Peter Parham
The publication Evolution of the immune system influences speciation rates in teleost fishes by Malmstrøm & Matschiner et al. shows that the immune system is far more evolutionary flexible than previously believed.
Lee Hsiang Liow and UC Berkeley Assistant Professor Seth Finnegan receives the grant for their proposal "Dissecting the timing, ecological signature, and environmental context of the largest biodiversification in Earth history."