News

December 2012
We're proud of our PhD students who successfully defended their thesis during the year: Claudia Bank, Florian Clemente and Pauline Charruau.

November 2012
Group Leader Thomas Flatt moved to the University of Lausanne - we miss him and wish them best of success!

September 2012
Introductory course for PhD students: info at http://www.popgen-vienna.at/

September 2012
We welcome our new postdocs and PhD students!

March 2012
Group leader Thomas Flatt is invited to spend three months at the Institute for Advanced Study Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin.

February 2012
Head of institute, Christian Schlötterer, received an ERC (European Research Council) Advanced Grant for five years.

February 2012
Christopher S. Willett, assistant professor at the University North Carolina at Chapel Hill, decided to stay with us during his sabbatical until August 2012.

December 2011
Christmas event: ice skating and social dinner.

October 2011
Bryant McAllister, evolutionary geneticist and associate professor at the University of Iowa, spends his Fulbright sabbatical at the institute until end of January 2012.

October 2011
Yearly retreat in the Austrian Alps.

September 2011
Call 2012 for PhD positions at the Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics is open now. http://www.popgen-vienna.at/

July 2011
Janine and Pia joined the institute as summer interns


May 2011
NGS workshop

May 2011
new book edited by Thomas Flatt: "Mechanisms of Life History Evolution"

April 2011
Alistair McGregor moved to Oxford Brookes University- we already miss him and his group and wish them best of success!

February 2011
The Call for PhD positions is now closed. http://www.popgen-vienna.at/

November 2010
The 2011 Call for PhD positions at the Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics is open now. http://www.popgen-vienna.at/

April 2010
Call for PhD positions at the Vienna Graduate School of Population Genetics (FWF DK+) is open now. http://www.popgen-vienna.at/

January 2010
Thomas Flatt elected to the Board of Deciding Editors for the Journal of Evolutionary Biology.

December 2009
As part of the giant panda genome consortium Carolin Kosiol has published 'The sequence and de novo assembly of the giant panda genome' in Nature. www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/abs/nature08696.html

December 2009
PhD program DK+ Population Genetics funded by the FWF.
Speaker: Christian Schlötterer


November 2009
1st evolVienna meeting.

September 2009
Alistair McGregor awarded European Research Council Starting Independent Researcher Grant for project 'Evolution of sensory organ morphology: genetic analysis of eye size evolution in Drosophila'.

September 2009
The Institut für Populationsgenetik welcomes Professor Artyom Kopp on sabbatical until February 2010.

July 2009
The Institut für Populationsgenetik welcomes new group leader Nayuta Yamashita.
http://i122server.vu-wien.ac.at/pop/lab_members/Nayuta_Yamashita.html


April 2009
Thomas Flatt awarded FWF Stand alone grant for proposal to investigate 'Germline regulation of Drosophila aging through steroid hormone signaling'.