Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Agenda

Biodiversity and global change in the Tropics

Date: 17 November 2016
Time: 13:30 - 19:00
Location: Lecture room H0.08, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam

Treub Maatschappij - Society for the Advancement of Research in the Tropics & the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), University of Amsterdam, invites you to join this symposium.

PROGRAMME

13.30-13.35 Opening

13.35-13.45 Rene Boot (Tropenbos International | Ecology and Biodiversity, University of Utrecht | Chair Treub): "Introduction to the Treub Maatschapij"

13.45-14.15 Suzette Flantua (Paleoclimate, University of Amsterdam): “Plant distributions and climate change in the Andes"

14.15-14.45 Patrick Jansen (Plant-animal interactions, Wageningen University): "Disruption of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor"

14.45-15.15 Jose Joordens (Human evolution, University of Leiden): “Revisiting Trinil: reports from the August expedition"

15.15-15.45 TEA

15.45-16.15 Sancia van der Meij (Marine invertebrates, Naturalis): "What makes a good home? Factors influencing host specificity in coral-associated fauna"

16.15-16.45 Roy Erkens (Plant molecular phylogeny, Maastricht University College): “Evolutionary patterns in the pantropical plant family Annonaceae"

16.45-17.15 Marieta Braks (Entomology, RIVM): “Zika: the new face of an old problem"

17.15-19.00 Drinks at the Atrium

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