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Magnus L Johnson

I am a marine scientist with eclectic interests including crustacean biology and fisheries, fisheries management generally, krill swimming behaviour, cleaner fish, diver interactions with reefs, the relationship of marine commensals and their hosts and the eyes of shrimps. I work in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Hull where I am the Director of Postgraduate Taught courses (MScs). I am a member of the UK Scientific Diving Supervisory Committee.

Juliane Kaminski

Senior lecturer psychology at the University of Portsmouth. Before that group leader of the group “Evolutionary Roots of Human Social Interaction” at the Max Planck Institute EVAN Germany. Junior Research Fellow at Churchill College and a member of the Experimental Psychology lab of Cambridge University.

Main research interest is the evolution of human sociality. Special interest in ToM, cooperation and communication among individuals.

Clint D. Kelly

Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Ecology. Our lab uses an empirical approach to examine a broad set of topics in behavioral and evolutionary ecology, with particular emphasis on the evolution and maintenance of mating systems and strategies, the trade-offs between reproduction and immunity, the evolution of sexual dimorphism and sperm competition.

We test hypotheses in the lab and field using North American gryllid field crickets and the weta of New Zealand as model organisms. In addition to our empirical work, we have a strong interest in reviewing and synthesizing the primary literature using meta-analysis, commenting on statistical issues and analyzing scientific practices.

Mei-Chuan Ko

Professor in the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. My research interests involve behavioral neuropharmacology of pain and addiction, including 1) biological basis and pharmacotherapy for drug abuse and dependence and 2) neuropharmacological basis of therapeutics of analgesics and antipruritics.

Donald L Kramer

Dr. Kramer is Professor Emeritus of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, now living in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He obtained his Ph.D. in Zoology at the University of British Columbia in 1971. Following postdoctoral research at the University of Ghana and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, he was hired by McGill University where he remained until his retirement. He was a founding co-editor of Behavioral Ecology. Research Interests: Habitat selection and spatial distribution, antipredator behavior, foraging, breathing strategies in hypoxic environments, with forays into a variety of other topics. Principal study organisms: fishes (especially in coral reef and tropical freshwater habitats) and sciurid rodents (deciduous temperate forests).

B Duncan X Lascelles

After graduating from the veterinary program at the University of Bristol, U.K., with honors, Dr. Lascelles completed a PhD in aspects of pre-emptive/perioperative analgesia at the University of Bristol. After an internship there, he completed his surgical residency at the University of Cambridge, U.K. and then a Fellowship in Oncological Surgery at Colorado State University. He is currently Professor in Small Animal Surgery and Pain Management at North Carolina State University.

Claudio R. Lazzari

Professor at the University of Tours and team leader at the Institut de Recherche sur la Biologie de l'Insecte. Interested on the study of the behavioural physiology of insects, in particular disease vectors, using an integrative approach.

Oren Levy

The aim of our research group is to understand the dependency between environmental cues (e.g. light and temperature) that underlie circadian rhythms in symbiotic marine organisms, reef-building corals, in regulating physiology and behavior. Symbiotic corals will serve as a model system to investigate the dependency between two circadian-system associations or non-associations in the simple multicellular organism, on the physiological and molecular levels.

Pedro G. Lino

Fisheries biologist specializing in marine ecology. Spatial ecology of fish using tagging (conventional, electronic and satellite) and GIS.

Previously at Coastal Fisheries Research Group, CCMar, University of the Algarve

Isabelle Mansuy

Isabelle Mansuy is Professor in Neuroepigenetics at the Medical Faculty of the University of Zürich (UZH) & the Department of Health Science and Technology of the ETHZ.

Dr. Mansuy is a member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Science, the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC), the Research Council of the Swiss National Foundation, of the Research Council of the Fyssen Foundation and of EMBO, and is elected Knight of the Legion of Honour in France after being elected Chevalier dans l'Ordre National du Mérite in 2011. She is acting in multiple review boards including the European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, CNRS, etc. She is chief co-editor of BioMolecular Concepts, and member of the editorial board of Hippocampus, Neurobiology of Diseases, Frontiers in Behavioral Neurosciences, Biology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, and Frontiers in Epigenomics. She co-authored several reviews and books in the field of molecular cognition and neuroepigenetics.

Julien GA Martin

I am generally interested in understanding the causes of variation in life history traits in wild populations, with particular on the causes and consequences of within-individual variation in life history. The focus of my research is the evolutionary ecology of reproductive strategies and understanding the impact of environmental variation on adaptation and evolution of traits.

Lecturer, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
2013-2015 Marie-Curie Fellow, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
2010-2012 Postdoctoral fellow, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
2006-2010 PhD University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada

Rachel McMullan

Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow using C. elegans genetics to understand how animals respond to infection. In particular the cross talk between nervous and immune systems that coordinates behavioural and cellular responses to infection. Member of the Genetics society and British Society for Cell Biology.