Workshop in sex chromosome evolution, Berlin

Aktuelles: 20.05.2019


“Paradigm shift in sex chromosome evolution: Conceptual and empirical challenges from studies in vertebrates”, September 20-22, 2019


Dear colleagues,

we hereby announce an international workshop, funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG) and supported by the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB),

on sex chromosome evolution, to be held in Berlin, Germany, 20-22 Sept. 2019:

“Paradigm shift in sex chromosome evolution: Conceptual and empirical challenges from studies in vertebrates”.

Preliminary website:

Talks and discussions will be on Friday 20 and Saturday 21.

We encourage especially early career researchers to apply for participation; no attendance fees are required (but please organize transfer and stay by yourself)

We can offer up to 6 slots for talks by interested participants (max. 15 min talks + 5 min discussion);

additional applicants can present posters.

If interested, please, send an email with information on career stage, few sentences on motivation and an abstract IF you would like to present a poster or a talk (till June 30 at the latest). to: or

Confirmed invited speakers include:

Mónica Bullejos Martín, Universidad de Jaén, Spain
Blanche Capel, Duke University, USA
Ben Evans, McMaster University, Canada
Tony Gamble, Marquette University, USA
Yann Guiguen, INRA, Rennes, France
Amaury Herpin, INRA, Rennes, France
Karel Janko, Czech Academy of Sciences, Liběchov, Czech Republic
Daniel L. Jeffries, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Martina Johnson Pokorná, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Werner Kloas, IGB, Germany
Ikuo Miura, Hiroshima University, Japan
Catherine Peichel, University of Bern, Switzerland
Nicolas Perrin, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Michail Rovatsos, Charles University, Czech Republic
Manfred Schartl, University of Würzburg, Germany (and Texas A&M University, USA)
Vladimir Trifonov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
Nicole Valenzuela, Iowa State University, USA


116. DZG Jahrestagung
09. – 13. 9. 2024
Universität Hohenheim


Frontiers in Zoology

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Jenaer Erklärung

Fischer M, Hoßfeld U, Krause J, Richter S

Biol. Unserer Zeit, 6/2019, 399-402

JEBiuz.2019.pdf, ca. 460 kb