WPSG 2020 Participants


Slides for the Participant Introduction of Monday January 20, 2020, can be found here.

Name (First) Name (Last) Institution Country
Hanin Ahmed KAUST Saudi Arabia
Lane Atmore University of Oslo Norway
Thijs Mattheus Peter Bal Nord University Norway
Juliana Benevenuto University of Florida US
Semyon Bodrov Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences Russia
Olga Bondareva Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences Russia
Andrea Borbón-García Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology Germany
Andrea Bours Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology Germany
Demian Burguera Charles University Czech Republic
Pau Carnicero Campmany University of Innsbruck Austria
Le Qin Choo Naturalis Biodiversity Center Netherlands
Yan Chi Arthur Chung University of Hong Kong China
Claudia Ciotir Ciotir Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel Israel
Márcio Coelho Universidade do Algarve Portugal
Laura Cuypers University of Antwerp Belgium
Gabriel David Uppsala University and NTNU Sweden
Duncan Edgley University of Bristol UK
María José Frugone University of Chile Chile
Jie Gao Chinese Academy of Sciences China
Charles Christian Riis Hansen University of Iceland Iceland
Melanie Heckwolf GEOMAR, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Germany
Tania Holtzem University of Innsbruck Austria
Ai-Qun Hu Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica Taiwan
Jun Ishigohoka Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology Germany
Julia Jones University College Dublin Ireland
Darija Josic Museum fur Naturkunde Berlin Germany
Remi Ketchum University of North Carolina US
Verena Kutschera Stockholm University Sweden
Dabao Lu University of Oslo Norway
Dave Lutgen Friedrich-Schiller University Jena Germany
Isabel Magalhaes University of Roehampton UK
Lourdes Martinez Garcia University of Oslo Norway
Morgan McCarthy University of Copenhagen Denmark
Mercè Montoliu Nerin Uppsala University Sweden
Emma Morgan Charles University in Prague Czech Republic
Samantha Mynhardt University of Pretoria South Africa
Martina Nagy Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin Germany
Karin Näsvall Uppsala University Sweden
Masoud Nazarizadeh Institute of Parasitology, Biology Center CAS Czech Republic
Kalle Nilsson Lund University Sweden
Etsuko Nonaka University of Jyväskylä Finland
Sergio Gabriel Olvera Vazquez National Institute for Agricultural Research France
Diana Robledo-Ruiz Monash University Australia
Vinay Sagar NCBS, Bangalore India
Stephen Schlebusch Charles University Czech Republic
Abel Gizaw Seid University of Oslo Norway
Marcos Silva University of Basel Switzerland
Upasana Singh University of Manchester UK
František Sklenář Charles University Czech Republic
Bartosz Sobociński University of South Bohemia Czech Republic
Carolin Sommer-Trembo University of Basel Switzerland
Maeva Techer Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Japan
Anne Thielsch University of Koblenz-Landau Germany
Kalle Tunström Stockholm University Sweden
Abhinav Tyagi National Centre for Biological Sciences India
Per Unneberg Science for Life Laboratory Sweden
Margret Veltman University of Oslo Norway
Sofie Vranken The University of Western Australia Australia
Tanisha Williams Bucknell University US
Matthew Williams University of Adelaide Australia
Lengxob ‘Lenny’ Yong University of Exeter UK


WPSG 2018 Participants


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Slides for the Participant Introduction of Monday January 22, 2018, can be found here.

Name (First) Name (Last) Institution Country
Cristina Barragan Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology Germany
Yacine Ben Chehida University of Groningen (RuG) Netherlands
Kerstin Bilgmann Macquarie University, Sydney Australia
Iliana Bista Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute UK
Jose Cerca de Oliveira Natural History Museum, University of Oslo Norway
Ivania Ceron-Souza Corpoica Colombia
Andrea Chiocchio Tuscia University Italy
Emrah Coraman Museum für Naturkunde Germany
Fabio Cortesi The University of Queensland Australia
Sarah Cowles University of Miami US
Robin Cristofari University of Turku Finland
Rachael Dudaniec Macquarie University Australia
Kristyna Eliasova Charles University in Prague Czech Republic
Graham Etherington The Earlham Institute UK
Ellika Faust University of Gothenburg Sweden
Pavel Flegontov University of Ostrava Czech Republic
Cesar Fortes-Lima CNRS – Paris France
Peter Frandsen Copenhagen Zoo Denmark
Angela Fuentes-Pardo Dalhousie University Canada
Jennifer Giovanoli Evack University of Basel Switzerland
Joelle Gouy de Bellocq The Czech Academy of Sciences Czech Republic
Tamara Hartke University of Göttingen Germany
Magdalena Holcova Charles University in Prague Czech Republic
Ann-Christin Honnen Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute Switzerland
Harriet Hunt University of Cambridge UK
Jason Joines Clemson University US
David Jonas Charles University in Prague Czech Republic
Ji Hyoun Kang Korean Entomological Institute, Korea University South Korea
Veronika Konecna Charles University in Prague Czech Republic
Justyna Kubacka Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences Poland
Patricia Lang Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology Germany
Luis Leal Uppsala University Sweden
Andrew MacColl University of Nottingham UK
Joao Pedro Marques University of Montpellier, Universidade do Porto France
Glib Mazepa University of Lausanne, Uppsala University Sweden
Santiago Montero-Mendieta Dogana Biological Station (EBD-CSIC) Spain
Zuzana Musilova Charles University in Prague Czech Republic
Meghana Natesh National Center for Biological Sciences (TIFR) India
Albina Hulda Pálsdóttir University of Oslo, Agricultural University of Iceland Norway
Valentina Peona University of Uppsala Sweden
Sandrine Picq Canadian Forest Service Canada
Joost Raeymaekers Nord University, Bodø Norway
Fatima Sanchez Barreiro Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen Denmark
Cindy Santander University of Oxford UK
Isa Schoen Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, University of Hasselt Belgium
Lukas Schrader Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster Germany
Luciana Simoes Uppsala University Sweden
Kumar Saurabh Singh University of Exeter UK
Pooja Singh University of Graz Austria
Daniel Souto-Vilaros University of South Bohemia Czech Republic
Alexis Sullivan Umeå University Sweden
Margarita Takou University of Cologne Germany
Merle Uecker Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology Germany
Yalma Vargas-Rodriguez National Council of Science and Technology Mexico Mexico
Stefanie Wagner CNRS, Toulouse, INRA Bordeaux France
Peggy Weist Thuenen Institute of Fisheries Ecology, Hamburg Germany
Benedict Wieters University of Cologne Germany
Nina Yasuda University of Miyazaki Japan
Wei Zhao Umeå University Sweden


WPSG 2016 Participants


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Link to download the 2016 Participant Introduction slides.

Name (Last) Name (First) Institution Country
Camille Ameline Zoological Institute, University of Basel Switzerland
Sandra Lorena Ament Velásquez Uppsala University Sweden
Lisa Becking Wageningen University Netherlands
Siri Birkeland The Natural History Museum at the University of Oslo Norway
Marie Kristine Brandrud Universität Wien, Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research Austria
Chelsea Chisholm University of Copenhagen Denmark
Angelica Cuevas University of Oslo Norway
Mikael Dahl UiT – The Arctic University of Norway Norway
Clive Darwell Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University Japan
Sofie Derycke Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgium
Natalia Diaz-Arce AZTI Spain
Lukas Drag Institute of Entomology, Ceske Budejovice Czech Republic
Hermes Escalona Museum Koenig Germany
Katharina Fietz University of Copenhagen Denmark
Rute Fonseca University of Copenhagen Denmark
Frode Fossoy Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) Norway
Erica Goetze University of Hawaii at Manoa USA
Caroline Øien Guldvog Department of Biosciences, Oslo Norway
Jaqueline Hess University of Oslo Norway
Thierry Hoareau University of Pretoria South Africa
Philipp Kirschner Institute of Ecology, University of Innsbruck Austria
Filip Kolar Natural History Museum, University of Oslo Norway
Marie Krausova University of South Bohemia Czech Republic
Jakub Kreisinger Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Czech Academy of Sciences Czech Republic
Hsiao Lei Liu The University of Warwick UK
Cong Liu Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University Japan
Lua Lopez Centre of Organismal Studies (COS-Heidelberg) Germany
Xinyuan Ma Clemson University, South Carolina USA
Diede Maas Wageningen University and Research Centre Netherlands
Gonzalo Machado-Schiaffino University of Konstanz Germany
Anna Mácová University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Biology Czech Republic
Yafei Mao Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University Japan
Sundy Maurice University of Oslo Norway
TJ McGreevy Jr University of Rhode Island USA
Markus Möst Department of Zoology, Cambridge UK
Y Franchesco Molina Harvard University USA
Petr Nguyen Biology Centre of The Czech Academy of Sciences in Ceske Budejovice Czech Republic
William Nicholson Warwick University UK
Heidi Nistelberger The University of Oslo Norway
Lucia Paiz Medina University of Konstanz Germany
Katja Peijnenburg Naturalis Biodiversity Center Netherlands
Ricardo Pereira Museum of Natural History of Denmark, Copenhagen University Denmark
Lubomir Piálek University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science Czech Republic
Luca Pozzi German Primate Center (DPZ) Germany
Tamara Prieto Fernández University of Vigo Spain
Jelena Rajkov Zoological Institute, University of Basel Switzerland
Silje Rekdal Natural History Museum, University of Oslo Norway
Fabrizia Ronco University of Basel Switzerland
Anna Runemark University of Oslo Norway
Federico Sanchez Uppsala University Sweden
Jason Sardell University of Miami USA
Kevin Schneider University of Graz Austria
Gautam Shirsekar Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen Germany
Inger Skrede University of Oslo Norway
Camille Sottas Charles University, Prague Czech Republic
Bastiaan Star University of Oslo Norway
Mikkel Holger Strander Sinding University of Copenhagen and University of Oslo Denmark
Gerard Talavera Harvard University USA
Patrícia Regina Ströher Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba
Venkat Talla Uppsala University Sweden
Karin Tremetsberger University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) Austria
Sergio Ivan Tusso Uppsala University Sweden
Alexandra Tyers Bangor University UK
Tom van der Valk Uppsala University Sweden
Mario Vicente Uppsala University Sweden
Jakub Vlcek University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science Czech Republic
Alexandra Weber Zoological Institute, University of Basel Switzerland
Matthias Weissensteiner Evolutionary Biology Centre, Department of Ecology and Genetics, Evolutionary Biology Sweden
Weizhao Yang Department of Biology, Lund University Sweden
Eliska Zaveska University of Innsbruck, Institute of Botany Austria