My personal research interests are reflected by the different activities of my group, described in the research section of this site.
Born in 1956 in Switzerland.
Head of Department, Biology.
Full professorship, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
1996 - 2000
Professor of Ecology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland (50%) and a START Fellowship , University of Bern and Lausanne (50%).
1994 - 2000
Holder of a START fellowship (Swiss Talents for Academic Research and Teaching, 84 months), Universities of Bern and Lausanne.
1992 - 1993
Research associate. University of Bern, with Prof. M. Milinski.
1991 - 1992
Postdoctoral research fellow. Florida State University (USA) with Prof. J. Travis.
1990 - 1991
Postdoctoral research fellow. University of Reading (UK) with Prof. R. Sibly.
1989 - 1990
Postdoctoral research fellow. University of Sheffield (UK) with Prof. P. Calow.
1985 - 1989
Post-doctoral resarch associate. Institute of Zoology and Animal Ecology, University of Lausanne.
1980 - 1984
Ph.D under supervision by Prof. J. S. Jones, Univ. College London.
Ecology Letters, Receiving Editor.
Ecology Letters, Associate Editor
American Naturalist, Associate Editor.
American Society of Naturalists, British Ecological Society, European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Société Suisse de Zoologie, Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles