-Tuesday 22nd: Anne's talk on local adaptation (10h room M), Boris' talk about conserved G matrices (11h50 room M), Suzanne's talk on selection on skewed characters (12h30, room M), Claire's talk on microevolution of coloured ornaments (16h20, room L).
-Wednesday 23rd: Charle's talk on the genomics of urban great tits (12h30, room G).
-Also, wednesday morning in room G, we expect a big crowd for the first ever Urban Evolution Symposium at ESEB (co-organised by Marta Szulkin and Anne).
McGill: 13/10/16, UQAM: 19/10/16, Laval: 27/01/17, Queen's: 19/01/17, Sherbrooke: 05/04/17, Ottawa: 10/04/17.
* A 2-year ANR (Agence Nationale de la Recherche) funded postdoc in Wild Quantitative Genetics
* A 2-year ERC funded postdoc (renewable) in Ecological Genomics
This month is an exiting one since it is the kick-off of my ERC Staring Grant SHE (Selection in a Heterogeneous Environment)!
Also, Virginie Demeyrier is starting a PhD project co-supervised by Arnaud Grégoire and myself, to investigate great tit adaptation to urban environments, and test the 'ecological trap' hypothesis. Welcome to Virginie!
Spermophilus columbianus (Author : The Lilac Breasted Roller)
National Science Foundation
We are looking for a student to finalize an ACCESS dataset for the mute swan projet. For more details, see the job description in French .
We have lost a valued friend and colleague. Don Thomas died suddenly in Corsica on May 30, during our field work. In his memory, the Donald W. Thomas Fund has been created.