CeMEB Advanced Course 2015: Marine evolution under climate change

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General information

What determines species-sensitivity to future environmental stressors and how does it relates to species recent evolutionary history? What life-history strategies will be selected in future ocean? How can we assess a species adaptation potential? What is the role of phenotypic plasticity in species resilience? What will be evolutionary rules in future oceans? What is the role of ecological interactions in future ecosystem changes?

The Linnaeus Centre for Marine Evolutionary (CeMEB) invite PhD students and postdocs from all over the world to gather for one week in a stimulating environment to discuss how climate change (including global warming, ocean acidification, hypoxia) affects evolutionary rules that shape ocean ecosystem structure. Dowload the flyer.

The course is organised by Dr Sam Dupont (CeMEB) and Dr. Piero Calosi (Université du Québec à Rimouski-UQAR). Teachers from the CeMEB team will also participate.


The most important aims with this course is to train young researchers in state-of-the-art research in marine climate change research with a special focus on evolutionary biology, to share theoretical and experiment approaches and to create new professional contacts among the participants.

Contact Person: Dr Sam Dupont (sam.dupont@bioenv.gu.se)


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Venue: Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences
Kristineberg, Sweden

The Lovén Centre Kristineberg
Kristineberg 566, SE-451 78 Fiskebäckskil



The course is funded through the Swedish Royal Academy of Science and therefore free of charge, including food and lodging at the station. Travel expenses are not included.


This is an international course for PhD students and postdocs. 

Application Procedure:

Your applications should include a short description of your research interest and why you would like to participate, max one A4 page, and CV with publication list.
Send your application to: eva.marie.rodstrom@gu.se.

Deadline for registration: 30th September


Academic level: PhD, Lifelong Learning
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