The Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Colloquium on biology

The Colloquium on biology is a joint activity organized by the Institutes of Biology of the University of Bonn and the Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change (LIB), Museum Koenig Bonn.

Colleagues from german and international institutions are invited to present and discuss latest research results on evolution, biodiversity, behavior, genetics and other biological areas.

The colloqium take place every Monday at 5:15 pm, usually in the large lecture hall of the Institute of Zoology, Poppelsdorfer Schloss (Bonn) in presence. Some colloquia (announced) will only take place online (via Zoom).  

The permanent link for colloquia online via Zoom lautet:


Prof. Dr. Alexander Blanke (University of  Bonn)
Prof. Dr. Alexander Suh (Museum Koenig Bonn, LIB)

Current lectures

Mo, 15.04.2024, 17:15 Uhr

Petr Nguyen: “Drivers of sex chromosome turnover in moths and butterflies” (on site, invited by Dr. Ruiz-Ruano)

Following lectures:

Mo, 29.04.2024, 17:15 Uhr

Ruth Archer: Climate Affects Health, Survival and Colony Formation In Wild-Caught Bumblebee Queens (on site, invited by Prof. Blanke)

Mo, 06.05.2024, 17:15 Uhr

Oscar Puebla: “Radiation with reproductive isolation in the near-absence of phylogenetic signal” (on site, invited by Prof. Suh, LIB)

Mo, 13.05.2024, 17:15 Uhr

Vladimir Trifonov: "Diversity of the mechanisms of asexual reproduction in vertebrates" (on site, invited by Dr. Torgasheva)

Mo, 03.06.2024, 17:15 Uhr

David Combosch: title to be announced (on site, invited by Dr. Lemer, LIB)

Mo, 10.06.2024, 17:15 Uhr

Lisa Fenk: “Vertebrate-like eye movements in a compound eye” (zoom or on site, invited by Prof. Blanke)

Mo, 17.06.2024, 17:15 Uhr

Sabine Nooten: title to be announced (on site, invited by Jun.-Prof. Mayr)

Mo, 24.06.2024, 17:15 Uhr

Heather Bruce: “Arthropod appendages: novelty and homology over half a billion years” (zoom; invited by Prof. Blanke)

Mo, 01.07.2024, 17:15 Uhr

Daniela Winkler: “The universal wear process: mandible microwear texture analysis of crickets raised on different diets” (zoom or on site, invited by Prof. Blanke)


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Contact person

Head of Centre for Molecular Biodiversity Research (zmb)
Head of Section Molecular Biodiversity
+49 228 9122-289
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a.suh [at]

Colloquium on biology

Prof. Dr. A. Blanke
Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Ecology
An der Immenburg 1, 53121 Bonn


Prof. Dr. A. Suh
Leibniz-Institut for the Analyses of Biodiversity Change, Museum Koenig Bonn
Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn


Place: Large Lecture Hall, Institute of Zoology, Poppelsdorfer Schloß or online via ZOOM

Time: mondays, 5:15 pm