Evolutionary Ecology Group - EVECO

The Evolutionary Ecology Group (EVECO) is one of the research groups in the Department of Biology and currently has three full professors. Our research focuses on evolutionary and ecological processes in natural populations, particularly in animals.

The main research questions are related to dispersal and population structure, host-parasite interactions and infectious diseases, and the evolutionary basis of diversity in life-history strategies and phenotypic variation. We also apply our knowledge to problems of conservation as well as population control.