Monday 30.1.

*** Symposium in memory of Ilkka Hanski in the main building of University of Helsinki (Fabianinkatu 33, 4th floor, Pieni juhlasali) ***

10.00   Coffee

10:30 – 10:45   Welcoming words
10:45 – 11:15   Prof. Michael Begon (University of Liverpool, UK), Infectious disease dynamics: from wild rodents to universal truths
11:15 – 11:45   Dr. Nanna Fyhrquist (University of Helsinki, Finland), Biodiversity in the environment and on our skin, and how it relates to allergic disease
11:45 – 12:15   Prof. Heikki Henttonen (Institute for Natural Resources, Finland), Small mammal dynamics: from shrews to vole and lemming models
12:15 - 13:30   Lunch
13:30 – 14:00   Prof. Oscar Gaggiotti (University of St. Andrews, UK), Metapopulations of marine species with larval dispersal: A counterpoint to Ilkka’s Glanville fritillary metapopulations
14:00 – 14:30   Dr. Kristjan Niitepõld (University of Helsinki, Finland), A candidate gene in an ecological model species: phosphoglucous isomerase (Pgi) in the Glanville fritillary butterfly (Melitaea cinxia)
14:30 – 15:00   Dr. Ophélie Ronce (ISEM Montpellier, France), Does understanding niche evolu>on help forecas>ng the consequences of climate change for biodiversity?
15:00 - 15:30   Coffee
15:30 – 16:00   Prof. Robert Holt (University of Florida, US), Spatial perspectives on food web structure and dynamics: An homage to Ilkka
16:00 – 16:30   Prof. Niklas Wahlberg (University of Lund, Sweden), The flight of Melitaea from metapopulations to genomes: a personal reflection of working with Ilkka
16:30   Closing words
18:00   Get-together party at the Museum of Natural History (Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 13)


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