Participating Ph.D. students

List of doctoral program participants (updated 06.09.2019)

ABRAHAM Leen Genome-wide expression analysis to map regulatory variation in a major fungal pathogen Croll D. Uni Neuchâtel
ACCOSSATO Sonia Post translational modifications of TOC159 Kessler F. Uni Neuchâtel
ACKERMANN Corinne Social bonds in wild juvenile chimpanzee and the related peripheral oxytocin levels Zuberbühler K. Uni Neuchâtel
AELLEN Mélisande Animal cognition: the case of cleaner fish (Labroides) Bshary R. Uni Neuchâtel
ALBELDA BERENGUER Magdalena Biological strategies for the preservation of archaeological waterlogged wood Joseph E. & Junier P. (Uni Neuchâtel)
ANDRIEU Julie Study of a potential context-specific communication in white-handed gibbons (Hylobates lar) in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand Zuberbühler K. Uni Neuchâtel
AUGUSTINUS Benno Estimating host range, potential spread and impact of prospective biological control agents of A. artemisiifolia in Europe Schaffner U. CABI (Müller-Schärer H. Uni Fribourg)
BAKHTIARI Moe Plant defense responses to herbivory above- and belowground and herbivore‐mediated selection on plant defense traits along elevation gradient Rasmann S. Uni Neuchâtel
BELLAMECHE Fares Induced resistance in wheat Mauch-Mani B. Uni Neuchâtel
BELLI Alessandro The role of oxidative stress on the senescence and trade-off between resistance and tolerance to parasites Koella J. Neuchâtel
BLANDENIER Quentin Diversity, ecology and biogeography of hyalospheniid testate amoebae (Amoebozoa; Arcellinida) from regional to global scales Lara E. (Mitchell E.) Uni Neuchâtel
BOUCHARD Alice Intentionality in chimpanzee communication Zuberbühler K. Uni Neuchâtel
BREGNARD Cindy Tick ecology, host-specificity and MLST characterization of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato isolates in the Lyme Disease Context Voordouw M. (Koella J.) Uni Neuchâtel
BREGNARD Danaé Endobacteria in fungi Junier P. Uni Neuchâtel
BRUNI Estelle Biodiversity and biogeography of Euglyphida (Rhizaria) in continental and oceanic islands Lentendu G. (Mitchell E.) Uni Neuchâtel
BRUNO Pamela Tritrophic interactions: Possible host-plant effects on the resistance of diabrotica pests to natural enemies Turlings T. Uni Neuchâtel
CHABAANE Yosra Consequences of chili plant domestication on plant-insect interactions Benrey B. Uni Neuchâtel
CHEN Yi Impact of stacked Bt maize on aquatic non-target arthropods Romeis J. Uni Bern & Meissle M. Agroscope ZH
CHERVET Noémie The role of Benzoxazinoid derivatives in plant resistance to crop pests Steinger T. Agroscope Changins (Turlings T. Uni Neuchâtel)
COLLOMBAT Joy Physiological and molecular functions of ABC1K1 kinase during early development of Arabidopsis thaliana Kessler F. Uni Neuchâtel
COPPOLA Carla Functions of RMR proteins in intracellular trafficking in the moss Physcomitrella patens Neuhaus J.-M. Neuchâtel
CORONA RAMIREZ Andrea Bacterial spore biodiversity in the environment Junier P. Uni Neuchâtel
DE JESUS Cristovao The conservation of the cell-type specific communication during lateral root formation from Arabidopsis in Brachyopodium distachyon Vermeer J. Uni Neuchâtel
DESHPANDE Adwait Social learning and flexibility in the vocalisations of wild vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) Zuberbühler K. Uni Neuchâtel
DREIER Matthias Characterisation of the microbial community in raw-milk cheese by high-throughput qPCR Junier P. Uni Neuchâtel
DUCKERT Clément Crazy diamonds - Taxonomy and ecology of the euglyphids, multifaceted testate amoebae Mitchell E. Uni Neuchâtel
DUHIN Audrey Primitive plants: Plentiful but neglected resources for herbivores? Turlings T. & Röder G. Uni Neuchâtel
EMERY Yasmin Neuroanatomy of cognitive processes of cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus Bshary R. Uni Neuchâtel
ESTOPPEY Aislinn Oxalotrophy as a biocontrol strategy Junier P. Uni Neuchâtel
FALLET Patrick A novel strategy to control fall armyworm with entomopathogenic nematodes Turlings T. Uni Neuchâtel
FATTON (-HAYOZ) Mathilda Dormancy and spores formers: investigation of two non-standard models Junier P. Uni Neuchâtel
FORMENTI Ludovico Do soil beneficial organisms favour plant local adaptation? Rasmann S. Uni Neuchâtel
FRANIC Iva Refined monitoring of sentinel plantings for improved biosecurity Eschen R. & Kenis M. (CABI), Prospero S. (WSL), Allan E. (Uni Bern)
GAILLARD Mickaël Resistance traits in teosinte against insect herbivores Turlings T. Uni Neuchâtel
GARETA GARCIA Miguel Social behaviour and endocrinology of wild Vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops) Bshary R. Uni Neuchâtel
GENNE VISCARDO Dolores L. Inter-strain interactions of a vector-borne parasite over its life cycle Voordouw M. (Koella J.) Uni Neuchâtel
GRANDI Luca Communication among cotton plants Turlings T. Uni Neuchâtel
GUEUNING Morgan Evaluation of Next Generation Sequencing for assessing biodiversity of wild bees Frey J. (Agroscope Wädenswil) and Benrey B.& Praz Ch. (Uni Neuchâtel)
HAUSER Gaël Effects of sublethal doses of an insecticide on the vectorial capacity of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae Koella J. Uni Neuchâtel
HERNANDEZ Julie Impact of agro-ecological measures on honeybee populations, A. mellifera Aebi A. Uni Neuchâtel & Dietmann V. Agroscope
HERNANDEZ ESTRADA Mónica Neurophysiological and behavioural aspects of gustation in Aedes and Anopheles mosquitoes Guerin P. Uni Neuchâtel
JACCARD Charlyne The consequences of domestication on the chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions in Squash Benrey B. Uni Neuchâtel
KAISER Deborah Biological control of pollen beetles with the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana Grabenweger G. Agroscope Reckenholz (Bacher S. Uni Fribourg)
KROPF Alida Eco-epidemiology of Malaria Koella J. Uni Neuchâtel
LAPLANCHE Diane Uncovering the chemically-mediated interactions between slugs and their host plantschemical ecology of gastropod-insect-plant-interactions Turlings T. Uni Neuchâtel
LEON ORTEGA José Julian Social learning in Sooty mangabeys (Cercocebus Atys) vocal communication Zuberbühler K. Uni Neuchâtel
LINDERS Theo Effects of the invasive Prosopis and Lantana on biodiversity and ecosystem services in Eastern Africa Schaffner U. & Eschen R. CABI & Allan E. Uni Bern
LITTO Maria Adaptive potential to novel conditions of the recently introduced promising biocontrol agent Ophraella communa Müller-Schärer H. Uni Fribourg
LOHBERGER Andrea Organic nitrogen exploitation as a benefit stabilizing a mutualistic interaction of soil fungi and bacteria Junier P. Uni Neuchâtel & Verrechia E. Uni Lausanne
MONOD Vinciane "Terroir"'s influence on the physiological state of vine plant of Gamaret and on fungal community of the vineyard, including wood pathogens K. Gindro & V. Hofstetter Agroscope Changins (Croll D. Uni Neuchâtel)
MORADI Aboubakr Revisiting chitinases and beta-1,3-glucanases as tools for plant protection Mauch F. Uni Fribourg
MOSSION Vinciane Systematics and taxonomy of the Botrychium lunaria species complex (Ophioglossaceae) Grant J. Uni Neuchâtel

Dynamics of transposable elements (TE) and effector gene evolution in Zymoseptoria tritici

Croll D. Uni Neuchâtel
ORINE Dimitri Effect of eco-climatic adaptation of tomato and microbe genotypes on resistance-induction Rasmann S. Uni Neuchâtel
OUADI Sonia The clove (Syzygium aromaticum) reference genome Kessler F. Uni Neuchâtel
PALMIERI Fabio New insights into bacterial-fungal interactions: the bacterial microbiome of fungi & nutritional interference as biocontrol mechanism against fungal pathogens using bacterial oxalotrophy Junier P. Uni Neuchâtel
PAUL Christophe Spore-forming bacteria as a proxy for the reconstruction of past environment and possible use for the quantification of antibiotic resistance genes in environment Junier P Uni Neuchâtel
PIPITONE Rosa Towards a 4D model of thylakoid biogenesis Demarsy E. (Kessler F.) Uni Neuchâtel
PRALON Thibaut Characterization of two UbiE methytransferase-related proteins found in the plastoglobules. An implication in the biosynthesis of a lipid present in plastoglobules? Besagni C. (Kessler F.) Uni Neuchâtel
QUINTERO-SANDOVAL Fredy Audience effects of sooty mangabeys (Cercocebus atys) Zuberbühler K. Uni Neuchâtel
REINBACHER Lara Biological control of wireworms (Elateridae) with the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium brunneum ART2825 Grabenweger G. Agroscope, Bacher S. Uni Fribourg
RUSCONI Olivia From fundamental questions to practical conservation actions: a study of pollination system, population genetic and mycorrhizal association in Cypripedium calceolus (Orchidaceae) Rasmann S. (Mitchell E.) Uni Neuchâtel
SARHAN Hanaa Predator-prey interactions involving lionfish in their natural range and as invasive species in the Caribbean Bshary R. Uni Neuchâtel
SATTARI Hamed Dynamics of the light harvesting complex network Longoni P. (Kessler F.) Uni Neuchâtel
SEMERARO Sarah Establishing soil-vegetation-humus forms relationships Le Bayon C. (Rasmann S.) Uni Neuchâtel
SINGH Nikhil Kumar Contrasting genetic architecture of phenotypes in a fungal pathogen of wheat Croll D. Uni Neuchâtel
SOLDATI Adrian The role of social learning in the vocalizations of wild chimpanzees Zuberbühler K. Uni Neuchâtel, Call J. St. Andrews University (UK)
STALDER Luzia Microbiome interactions Croll D. Uni Neuchâtel
STAUBER Lea Molecular epidemiology of clonal lineages of an invasive fungal plant pathogen Prospero S. (Croll D.) Uni Neuchâtel
STEFANELLI Francesco Plant-made β-aminobutyric acid: first attempts to define synthesis and localization Mauch-Mani B. Uni Neuchâtel
STEINEGGER Marc Function, mechanisms and ontogeny of collaborative hunting in the yellow saddle goatfish (Parupeneus cyclostomus) Bshary R. Uni Neuchâtel
SZENTECZKI Mark On the molecular and chemical ecology of Arum maculatum (Araceae) Rasmann S. Uni Neuchâtel
ZITA Wayne Role of ABC1K1 and plastoglobules in the different stages of plant development: from leaves to fruits, in model organisms Solanum lycopersicum and Arabidopsis thaliana Kessler F. Uni Neuchâtel