Evolutionary Biology of Invertebrates

(Head of the department: Prof. Dr. Oliver Betz)

The professorship at the Institute of Evolution and Ecology is part of the Evolution and Ecology forum (eve) and deals with evolutionary aspects of invertebrates focused on arthropods.

Our work thereby is based on a broad line-up of morphological, ecological and molecuar methods.

Key issues of our research are:

Another key aspect of the professorship is the electron microscopy.

We are involved in the basic zoological education of biologists and geologists.

The departmentship is a member of the "Competetence network Biomimetics" of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg and is involved in the initiative "Colourful meadow".

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Universität Tübingen
Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät

Institut für Evolution und Ökologie
Evolutionsbiologie der Invertebraten

Auf der Morgenstelle 28E
D-72076 Tübingen

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