Dr. J. Brodmann
DHD-Consulting GmbH, Regulatory Affairs of Agricultural Chemicals, Hildesheim,76

Dr. A. Capodeanu-Nägler
Evolutionary Ecology, Parental care in burying beetles, Behavioural Ecology, Chemical communication

  Dr. J. Chemnitz

Sexual selection, Chemical communication, Behavioral Ecology, Evolutionary Biology

  Dr. T. Conrad

Dr. K. Engel
Behavioral Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Chemical communication

  Dr. J. Gögler
Pollinator attraction, hybridization and speciation in sexually deceptive orchids of the genus Ophrys 

Dr. C. von Hörmann


Dr. K. Jung
Behavioural ecology, Sensory ecology, Tropical biology, Influence of urbanization on species composition and activity patterns, Conservation, Bats

  Dr. S. Jarau
Universität Ulm,Institut für Neurobiologie
  Dr. K. Kindermann
Chemical communication in interactions of generalist and specialized cuckoo bumblebees and their bumblebee hosts 

Dr. E. Keppner
Evolutionary Ecology, Parental care in burying beetles,  Behavioural Ecology, Sexual conflict


Dr. J. Kuppler
Biotic interactions, functional traits, intraspecific variation, biodiversity, community ecology, global change, chemical ecology, flowers


Dr. A. Lückemeyer
Bumblebee social parasites, invasive behaviour, chemical communication, bumblebee rearing, glandular histology


Dr. C. Martel
Pollination ecology of orchids, Floral scents, Sexual deception and floral isolation mechanisms, Chemical ecology in Neotropical plants

  Dr. P. Milet-Pinheiro
Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil

Dr. O. Nevo
Evolutionary ecologist specializing on the evolution of fleshy fruits, especially fruit scent.

  Dr. U. Neumüller
Wild bee Ecology, Community assembly processes, Land use impacts on biodiversity, Agroecology 

Dr. R. Oliveira
Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil

  Dr. C. Reichle
WALA Heilmittel GmbH
  Dr. A.-M. Rottler-Hoermann

Chemical communication, Physiology of insect olfaction, Bumblebee social behaviour, Worker reproduction, Task allocation


Prof. Dr. S. Steiger
Behavioural Ecology, Chemical Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Chemical communication, Sexual selection, Evolution of parental and biparental care, Life-history theory, Social insects

Prof. Dr. Sandra Steiger (


Dr. I. Steitz
Chemical communication, Social evolution, Behavioral Ecology, Social polymorphism

  Dr. S. Weithmann
Forensic Entomology / Chemoecology, Microbiome of decomposing piglet cadavers, Cadaver odor, chemical attraction of necrophilous flies and beetles to vertebrate carrion, decomposition processes