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At this place we provide an overview of the various PhD Theses that were produced within IBED. Where possible a link to the full text of the thesis is provided.

PhD Theses published in 2021


Bart Linden (20 December 2021)

Innovative methods for the mass production of brooding coral via sexual propagation

Supervisor: J. Huisman, B. Rinkevich
Co-supervisor: M.J.A. Vermeij

Josephine Blaazer (16 December 2021)

The role of plant susceptibility genes in mite-plant interactions

Supervisor: M. Kant, P.H. van Tienderen
Co-supervisor: W. Dermauw

Zsofia Koma (7 December 2021)

Reconstructing the fine-scale habitat structure of wetlands for animal ecology using remote sensing

Supervisor: W.D. Kissling, W. Bouten
Co-supervisor: A.C. Seijmonsbergen

Anne-Catherine Ahn (4 November 2021)

A tale of adaptation: Diversity and stress responses in the haloalkaliphilic sulfur-oxidizing bacteria of the genus Thioalkalivibrio

Supervisor: G. Muijzer
Co-supervisor: D.Y. Sorokin; J.M. Schuurmans

Jip de Vries (28 October 2021)

Biology-based approaches to unravel multiple stressor impacts on aquatic ecosystems

Supervisorz: P.F.M. Verdonschot, M.H.S. Kraak.
Co-supervisor: R.C.M. Verdonschot

Pedro Mayer Branco (26 October 2021)

Ecological stoichiometry and the evolution of plankton communities

Supervisor: J. Huisman
Co-supervisor: M. Egas

Martijn Bart (30 June 2021)

Bringing life to the deepest frontier: Resource cycling by North-Atlantic deep-sea sponges

Supervisor: P.F.M. Verdonschot
Co-supervisors: J.M. de Goeij; R. Osinga

Huasheng Huang (17 June 2021)

Plant turnover in response to climate change in the Cenozoic: Palynological insights from Myanmar, Southeast Asia and beyond

Supervisor: P.C. de Ruiter
Co-supervisor: M.C. Hoorn, R.J. Morley

Rik Lievers (7 June 2021)

Between- and within-individual variation in moth sexual signals: causes and consequences

Supervisors: A.T. Groot, S.B.J. Menken

Ernesto A. Villacís Pérez (20 January 2021)

Ecological speciation and adaptive evolution in a herbivorous mite

Supervisor: S.B.J. Menken, T.B.S. Van Leeuwen
Co-supervisor: J.A.J. Breeuwer