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Dr. Sergio Rasmann

<i>Research interests</i>

Our lab studies the ecology and evolution of plant-insect interactions, including aspects of herbivory, community ecology, chemical ecology, ecological gradients, and coevolution. Research projects include work on tritrophic interactions and trophic cascades, above-belowground interactions, local biodiversity, the biology of soil biota, the evolution of plant defense strategies, and epigenetic mechanisms of plant resistance. 

See my research group homepage.

As well as the naturethinker page


<i>Curriculum vitae</i>

SNF Ambizione fellowship, Department of Ecology & Evolution, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

Postdoctoral researcher (Agrawal lab), Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, USA.

2006 - 2007
Civil service. Development work in Bolivia. Funded by Swiss government

2002 – 2006
PhD Thesis supervised by Prof. Ted Turlings (Farce lab) at University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

2001 – 2002
Master thesis supervised by Prof. Martine Rahier (e-vol), University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

1997 – 2002
Undergraduate studies at the University of Neuchâtel (Specialization in Ecology and Systematics).


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Office room: 4305
Phone: +4121 692 4263
Fax: +4121 692 4265

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