Scientific Information

Scientific Topics

  • Behavioural variations in sex roles and their ecological and demographic causes
  • Phylogenetic analyses of sex role variations
  • Neuro-genomic regulation of sex roles

Preliminary Programme

Thursday, 6 April, 2017:
Evening welcome reception with wine-tasting

Friday, 7 April, 2017:
Scientific programme: morning and afternoon sessions of talks & seminars

Saturday, 8 April, 2017:
Scientific programme: morning and afternoon sessions of talks & seminars
Evening farewell dinner

Sunday, 9 April, 2017:
Departure / Facultative excursion to Hévíz and Keszthely

Confirmed Invited Speakers

1. Variations in sex roles
Professor Franjo Weissing, University of Groningen
Dr Franziska Lemmel-Schadelin, University of Veterinarian Medicine, Vienna
Dr Lutz Fromhage, University of Jyväskylä
Professor Wolfgang Goymann, Max Planck Institute
Professor Jan Komdeur, University of Groningen

2. Phylogenetic approach to sex roles
Dr Laszlo Garamszegi, Donana Biological Station
Dr Elina Immonen, University of Uppsala, Uppsala
Professor Jean-Michael Gaillard, University of Lyon
Dr Veronika Bokony, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

3. Neuro-genomic regulation of sex roles
Dr Dora Zelena, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Dr Araxi Urrutia, University of Bath
Dr Clemens Kupper, Max Planck Institute
Professor Hans Hofmann, University of Texas

Abstract Submission

Abstract can be submitted in any of the three main scientific topics.

Limited number of abstracts can be included to the workshop programme. Please submit the abstracts by sending them as MS DOC files directly to the Event Secretariat ( meeting the following formal criteria:

  • Abstract header: Abstract title, Author(s)’ name, Institution(s), City, Country
  • Abstract body: maximum length is 300 words
  • Keywords: maximum 5 keywords