Annual PhD students meeting 2009

Tuesday 28 April 2009 afternoon


  • Elvira De Lange: elvira.delange (at) unine.ch
  • Christelle Robert: christelle.robert (at) unine.ch



  • Philippe Reymond, University of Lausanne, Switzerland: about Egg-induced plant defenses
  • Ties Huigens, Wageningen University, The Netherlands:  about the exploitation of butterfly anti-aphrodisiac pheromones by tiny parasitic wasps

Human Ethology:

  • Marine Grandgeorge, Laboratoire Ethos, Ethologie Animale et Humaine, CNRS, Rennes, France: about relationships between pets and autists children


The detailed programme (updated 22.04.09) will be sent to all registered participants.

Beside the main lectures, there will be short oral presentations from doctoral participants and a poster session.

Election of a representative of the Ph.D. students

General information

Dates: Tuesday 28 April 2009

Schedule: 13.00-18.30 and will be followed by a dinner (free for doctoral participants)

Location: Université de Neuchâtel, Faculté des sciences , UniMail, room : B103

Credit points: 0.5 credit point (1.0 with poster or oral presentation), category: scientific activities

Evaluation: attendance and active participation

Information: please contact the organisers 

Travel expenses: Ph.D. participants of the doctoral program are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class). Please send the original tickets (no copies, except for the general abonnement) to Dr. Christiane Bobillier.  No reimbursement for bus, taxi or car travel expenses will be paid.


The annual meeting is compulsory for all participants of the doctoral programm. It is open to external participants. Registration is required for organisational matter.

Registration through the web only:  closed => On 21.04.09: 42 registered participants (27 with posters)
Deadlines: 15 March 2009 for poster or oral presentation, 14 April 2009 for participation only

For all information (program, poster, oral presentation, dinner, etc.) please contact directly the organisers. Thank you.