Friday lecture series

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Dags. /Date Titill erindis / Title Fyrirlesari / speaker Vinnustaður/Affiliation
20. janúar 
Carbon and hydrology in birch woodland soils
Sólveig Sánchez
Landbúnaðarháskóli Íslands
3. febrúar 
Juvenile gadoid abundance on maerl (rhodolith) beds in Iceland
Michelle Valliant
University Centre in the West Fjords
10. febrúar 
What are the fish even doing out there?
Guðbjörg Ásta Ólafsdóttir
24. febrúar 
Student meeting: movie + discussion
Queer Society
University of Iceland
2.mars  Assembling Crop Wild Relatives: Plastomes, Mitogenomes and a Super Pan-Genome Martina Strömvik McGill University, Canada
3. mars 
Non-breeding distribution of Icelandic Oystercatchers and the potential migratory connectivity between breeding and non-breeding sites
Sölvi Rúnar Vignisson
South Iceland Research Centre & Þekkingarsetur Suðurnesja
6. mars Fungi: from soil biodiversity to bioremediation of pollutants Lidia Nicola University of Pavia, Italy
10. mars 
Population genetics of Arctic cod species
Axel Wilhem Einarsson
University of Iceland
17. mars
The genetic basis of adaptive differentiation between closely related morphs of Arctic charr
Marina de la Cámara
University of Iceland
24. mars
Can sexual selection be too strong to benefitial?
Maximilian Tschol 
University of Aberdeen (UK)
31. mars 
Research on Priridium sociabile: a breach between free living and parasitic organisms
Ásthildur Erlingsdóttir
Tilraunastöð Háskóla Íslands í meinafræði að Keldum
14. apríl
Reseach for ecological restoration
Ása Aradóttir Landbúnaðarháskóli Íslands
21. apríl 
The use of fish parsites as bioindicators
Sara Dallarés
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
3. maí  From cold to life: preserving fish biodiversity with sperm cryopreservation  Anatolii Sotnikov University of South Bohemia, Check Republic
5. maí
Effects of aquafeed management on Nile tilapia production – environmental and economic consequencesn 
Safina Aluoch Musa
Sang'oro Aquaculture Research Station, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute
12. maí
The Icelandic Museum of Natural History – Education, research and science outreach
Ragnhildur Guðmundsdóttir
Náttúruminjasafn Íslands / Icelandic Museum of Natural History
19. maí
Tracking Icelandic Arctic terns
Joane Morten
Exeter University
26. maí
How can we assess the impacts of multiple stressors in marine habitats?
Einar Pétur Jónsson
Hafrannsóknastofnun (HAFRO) & Háskóli Ísland


Fyrirlestrar á vormisseri

Dags. /Date Titill erindis / Title Fyrirlesari / speaker Vinnustaður/Affiliation
7. janúar Towards a complete reference genome of Hordeum erectifolium using long-read genomic and transcriptomic sequencing Einar Haraldsson University of Bonn
14. janúar Occurrence of pilot whales and killer whales in Icelandic coastal waters and their interspecific interactions Anna Selbmann University of Iceland
28. janúar Should we be adding nutrients to streams to boost salmon productivity? Neil Metcalfe University of Glasgow
11. febrúar Fishing for Sympatry in Salmonid Gene Pools: An Investigation of the Underpinnings of Sympatric Morph Differentiation within Salmonidae Sarah Salisbury Dalhousie University
18 febrúar Understanding and managing hungry herbivores and their interactions with clever plants Jennifer Forbey Boise University
25. febrúar A chromosome-resolved genome of Darwin’s giant daisy trees shows the genomic basis of the plant island syndrome José Cerca Nowegian University of Science and Technology
18. mars Advances in shrub dendrochronology (or the hidden secrets of shrub growth rings) Stéphane Boudreau Université Laval
25. mars Using botanical characters and genome-wide DArTseq genotyping to assess genetic diversity of willows (Salix species) from the mountains of Central Europe. Radim J. Vašut Palacký University in Olomouc
1. apríl Eeek! – an eight-legged science journey Ingi Agnarsson University of Iceland
8. apríl The importanceof South Iceland for cetaceans Filipa Samarra University of Iceland
6. maí Ecosystem tipping points as a possible cure for environmental collapse: the case for tropical coral reefs Mark Hay Georgia Institute of Technology
13. maí Temporal patterning of the developing spinal chord by a Notch signalling timetable Craig Jacobs University of Calgary


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Dags. /Date Titill erindis / Title Fyrirlesari / speaker Vinnustaður/Affiliation
16. september  Genetics and developmental plasticity affect craniofacial variation in sympatric morphs Arnar Pálsson University of Iceland
23. september  Midterm evaluation: Investigating the Measures and Impacts of Sustaining and Growing Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Populations in Rivers of Northeast Iceland Sum Yi Lai University of Iceland
30. september  The establishment of the European flounder (Platichthys flesus) in Icelandic waters – the story of a new species  Theresa Henke Research Center in the Westjords
14. október  Understanding the bases of phenotipic variation Marta Vidal Garcia University of Calgary
21. október  Genetic Disease and the Structure of Craniofacial Variation  Benedikt Hallgrimsson University of Calgary
28. október  Sea change: looking to the past, present, and future  Áki Jarl Láruson University of Iceland
4. nóvember  Effects of land conversion in sub-arctic landscapes on densities of ground-nestin birds Aldís Erna Pálssdóttir South Iceland Research Center
11. nóvember  Semiar discussion: Ecological Economis. On-line starting at 13:00h Jon D. Erickson University of Vermont
18. nóvember  Patterns and processes of birch establishment in space and time – Implications for large-scale restoration Anna Mariager Behrend Agricultural University of Iceland - LBHÍ
25. nóvember  Do micronutrient profiles of parasites match those of their hosts?: a case study of elasmobranchs and their tapeworms Haseeb Randhawa University of Iceland
2. desember  Uncovering natural histories of mutator alleles in budding yeast. Pengyao Jiang University of Washington
9. desember  Phenotipic drift in individual preference as a strategy for unpredictable worlds Ryan Maloney Department of Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
16. desember  Bird research at the University of Iceland's Research Centre at Snæfellsnes Jamie Carroll Research Center in Snæfellsnes

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Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
22 janúar The interplay among socio-positive behaviors, relatedness and food availability in female vervet monkeys Alessandra Schnider Hólar University
12 febrúar Palaeogenetics & Proboscideans: The use of ancient DNA to analyze the evolutionary history of extinct elephant species Sina Belaka University of Iceland
19 febrúar Development of Buccinum undatum (Neogastropoda: Buccinoidea) as a novel model of phenotypic variation Jake Dylan Goodall University of Iceland
5 mars Drivers of maturity in a northern partial migrant Sölvi Vignisson University of Iceland
12 mars The mechanisms of density dependent population regulation in waders Maite Cerezo Araujo University of Iceland
19 mars From whale to sea turtles: AI & conservation Jake Levenson US Department of the Interior
26 mars Fish cognition: what did we learn from fish/our mistake? Marion Dellinger / David Benhaim Hólar University
9 apríl Cancelled
16 apríl Meeting of the Icelandic Ecological Society 
23 apríl The Reykjavík ant project Marco Mancini University of Iceland
30. apríl Starling and horses Hrefna Sigurjónsdóttir University of Iceland
1. maí Recovery of Ascophyllum nodosum after harvesting in Breiðafjörður Lilja Gunnarsdóttir University of Iceland


Fyrirlestrar á haustmisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
24. september Interactions between oak trees and cervids during forest regeneration Julien Barrère INRAE
1. október PhD Defense Ingeborg Klarenberg University of Iceland / University of Akureyri
15. október IceBio
22. október Interannual variability in recruitment of Patagonian toothfish on the Patagonian Shelf: driven by ecology and oceanography. Haseeb Randhawa University of Iceland
29. október The bumpy shrimp & why should we care Fracesco Golin University of Pandova
5. nóvember Environmental stress as an evolutinary force: insight from frogs and isopods Katja Räsänen University of Jyväskylä
12. nóvember Life history and migration of lumpfish around Iceland James Kennedy MFRI Iceland
19. nóvember Primates and linear infrastructure in South Africa: mortality and mitigation Birthe Linden University of Venda
26. nóvember Trends and threats in the terrestrial biodiversity of the French subantarctic islands Mathilde Defourneaux Agricultural University of Iceland
3. desember The long road to Iceland - parasitology as a driving force Bjoern C. Schaeffner Keldur
10. desember From DNA to liquid-like properties: chromatin, this noodle soup Sebastien Matlos University of Iceland
17. desember PhD defense Charles Hansen University of Iceland


Fyrirlestrar á vormisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
24. janúar Meistaradagur náttúruvísinda / MS student graduation lectures   University of Iceland
31. janúar Tags, drones and whale fat: emerging technologies for studying body condition in whales  Alec Burslem University of St Andrews
7. febrúar Can you save a mutant? Transcriptional profiling of compensatory evolution in Drosophila melanogaster Baldur Kristjánsson University of Iceland
21.febrúar Evolution of human commensalism in Passer sparrows - effects on skull morphology and brain size Marina de la Cámara University of Iceland
28. febrúar Gísli Már Gíslason Symposium    
3.-5. mars Nordic Society OIKOS conference - Harpa    
6. mars Hvatinn - íslenskur vefur um vísindafréttir Edda Olgudóttir og Anna Verónika Bjarkadóttir Hvatinn
18.-19. mars Biology graduate student retreat - Laugarvatn- cancelled    
20. mars The interplay among socio-positive behaviours, relatedness and food availability in female vervet monkeys CANCELLED Alessandra Schnider Háskólinn á Hólum
24. april Environmental DNA - exact title TBA Christophe Pampoulie Marine and Freshwater Research Institute

Fyrirlestrar á haustmisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
18. september Socio-ecology of berry producing species: insights from traditional knowledge and long-term ecological monitoring in the Canadian Arctic. POSTPONED  Noémie Boulanger-Lapointe University of Iceland
25. september Exploration of subsurface microbial communities within the neo-volcanic island Surtsey in Iceland - POSTPONED Pauline Bergsten Matís / University of Iceland
2. október TBD Sina Isabelle Baleka University of Iceland
9. október PhD defence: Microbes and the groundwater amphipod Crangonyx islandicus in spring sources in Iceland Ragnhildur Guðmundsdóttir University of Iceland
16. október PhD defence: Phenotypic and genotypic variation in the subtidal gastropod Buccinum undatum Hildur Magnúsdóttir University of Iceland and Holar University College
19. október PhD defence: IInvertebrate diversity in Icelandic freshwater springs Agnes-Katharina Kreiling University of Iceland and Holar University College
30. október Population genomics of the white-tailed eagle in Iceland  Charles Hansen University of Iceland
6. nóvember POSTPONED Ingeborg Klarenberg University of Iceland / University of Akureyri
13. nóvember Exploration of subsurface microbial communities within the neo-volcanic island Surtsey in Iceland Pauline Bergsten Matís / University of Iceland
20. nóvember Graduate student retreat    
26. nóvember Moss bacterial communities and nitrogen fixation during primary succession in the glacier forefield Ingeborg Klarenberg University of Iceland /University of Akureyri
30. nóvember Socio-ecology of berry producing species: insights from traditional knowledge and long-term ecological monitoring in the Canadian Arctic. Noémie Boulanger-Lapointe University of Iceland
18. desember Molecular and cell biological causes of neurological symptoms in CTD Katrín Allison University of Iceland


Fyrirlestar á vormisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
4. janúar
Evolving seas: climate change, community, and evolution
Áki Jarl Láruson Northeastern University
18. janúar Aldursákvarðanir með geislakoli og meðhöndlun þeirra og umhverfisbreytingar á Íslandi á árabilinu frá 15.000 til 9000 árum fyrir nútíma (1950 AD). Hreggviður Norðdal Háskóli Íslands
25. janúar Meistaradagur náttúruvísinda / The Masters day of Natural Sciences    
29. janúar The generation of variation and the genetics of complex  morphologies Benedikt Hallgrímsson University of Calgary
30. janúar PhD defense: The influence of egg size for the diversification of Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) morphs^ Samantha Beck Háskólinn á Hólum
31 janúar Raising whales: How the recovery of cetaceans can help restore the oceans Joe Roman University of Vermont
1. febrúar The northern bottlenose whales of Jan Mayen Patrick Miller University of St Andrews
8. febrúar EGFL7 mediates blood vessel formation of endothelial cells derived from human embryonic stem cells Guðrún Valdimarsdóttir Háskóli Íslands
14. febrúar Combatting dogma in biostatistics Michael Morrissey University of St. Andrews
15. febrúar Kóralar - frá fundi að friðun Steinunn Hilma Ólafsdóttir Hafrannsóknarstofnun
22. febrúar Foraging preferences and behavioural ecology of killer whales in Iceland Filipa Samarra Hafrannsóknarstofun / Icelandic Orca Project
1. mars Population genetics of Kudzu: The Vine that Ate the (US) South Matthew S. Haynsen Háskóli Íslands
8. mars Biology graduates student session / Blót framhaldsnema í líffræði    
14. mars The history of cod in Greenland: A major fishery collapse explained by archived DNA Einar Eg. Nielsen DTU
15. mars Harboring Diversity: Genetic Variation and the Establishment and Spread of the Green Crab (Carcinus maenas) in North America Joe Roman University of Iceland / University of Vermont
22. mars Numbers and distribution of the great cormorant in Iceland: limitation at the regional and metapopulation level Arnþór Garðarsson / Jón Einar Jónsson Háskóli Íslands / Rannsóknasetur á Snæfellsnesi
12. apríl Conspectus of the Triticeae: In memory of Áskell Löve (1916-1994) Kesara M. Jónsson Háskóli Íslands
26. april Parallel and non-parallel evolution in the adaptive divergences of freshwater fishes Kathryn Elmer University of Glasgow
26. apríl Ph.D. defense: Gene expression during early development and genetic variation among recently evolved sympatric Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) morphs in Lake Þingvallavatn, Iceland Jóhannes Guðbrandsson Háskóli Íslands
17. maí Borgarlíffræði - hvað er það? /  Urban biology – an introduction Snorri Sigurðsson Reykjavíkurborg
31. maí What can the Red Sea teach us about adaptations to extreme environments? Michael Berumen King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
4 júní What is essential about rivers for fish, and humans? Lessons on connectivity and connections from four decades Kurt Fausch Colorado State University
5 júní Climate Change in Alaska: Ecological and resource impacts of the rapidly changing cryopshere Jeremy S. Littell Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center
7 júní Do cod like it hot? - A century of temperature exposure in Icelandic and Norwegian cod (Gadus morhua) Gotje von Leesen University of Iceland

Fyrirlestrar á haustmisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
15. júlí Care for Rare Canada: Rare Disease Genomics and Deep Morphometric Phenotyping Francois Bernier og Benedikt Hallgrimsson University of Calgary
6. september Wild populations of Brassica oleracea and their root-associated microbial communities Elizabeth Mittell University of St Andrews
13. september Alternative promoters confer transcriptional robustness Hjörleifur Einarsson University of Copenhagen
20. september Temperature effects on trout production and movements across a natural thermal gradient in an arctic geothermal environment Ólafur Patrick Ólafsson Háskóli Íslands
27. september Icelandic ZooArch Albína Hulda Pálsdóttir Agricultural University of Iceland
4. október Identifying loci under positive selection in complex population histories Einar Árnason and Katrín Halldórsdóttir Háskóli Íslands
11. október Hvatinn - íslenskur vefur um vísindafréttir - CANCELLED Edda Olgudóttir og Anna Verónika Bjarkadóttir Hvatinn
17-19. október Líffræðiráðstefnan 2019 / Icelandic biology conference    
15. nóvember Quality of science - when scientists become advocates Bjarni K. Kristjánsson Háskólinn á Hólum
22. nóvember Life in Madagascar Kalina Kapralova Háskóli Íslands
6. desember Will millennials follow parental advice? Verónica Méndez Háskóli Íslands
10. desember The interplay among socio-positive behaviours, relatedness and food availability in female vervet monkeys Alessandra Schnider Háskólinn á Hólum
13. desember From tropical seagrass to Arctic coralline algae - how can marine plants mitigate and monitor climate change? Lina Rasmusson University of Gothenburg


Fyrirlestar á vormisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
17. janúar How does environmental variability affect foraging behaviour in Southern Ocean seabirds? Nina Dehnhard University of Antwerp
19. janúar The blue mussel as a bioindicator of pollution in Icelandic waters Hallór Pálmar Halldórsson Rannsóknarsetur HÍ á Suðurnesjum
26. janúar Functional diversity and community assembly of river invertebrates show globally consistent responses to decreasing glacier cover Gísli Már Gíslason University of Iceland
2. febrúar Cyanobacteria in symbiosis with boreal forest feathermosses - from genome evolution and gene regulation to impact on the ecosystem Denis Warshan University of Iceland
9. febrúar Population genomics of highly fecund codfish Einar Árnason University of Iceland
16. febrúar Opening a can of worms Christina Anaya Oklahoma State University/Hólar University College
23. febrúar Discerning genetic differences between anadromous Arctic charr populations across Iceland using ddRAD sequencing Benjamín Sigurgeirsson University of Iceland
2. mars Beyond a legalistic notion of scientific misconduct - how far can we go? Henry Alexander Henryson University of Iceland
9. mars TBA Gunnar Þór Hallgrímsson University of Iceland
14. mars Intragenotypic variability and the origins of individuality Ben de Bivort Harvard University
16. mars VistÍs Vistfræðifélagið  
23. mars Landscape ecology and distribution modelling of butterflies and bees in Norway Eveliina Kallioniemi Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
6. apríl GróLind: Assessing and monitoring vegetation and soil resources in Iceland Bryndís Marteinsdóttir Landgræðslan
13. apríl Phenological responses to climate warming across the tundra biome Ingibjörg Svala Jónsdóttir University of Iceland
20. apríl Booms and busts in the midges of Mývatn Anthony R. Ives University of Wisconsin-Madison
27. apríl TBA Kera Kreiling University of Iceland/ Hólar University College

Fyrirlestrar á haustmisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
12. júlí Sex differences in size and shape, do they reflect the same biological processes? Insights with Drosophila wings and beetle horns Ian M. Dworkin McMaster University
13. júlí What do genetic background effects and cryptic genetic variation tell us about the genotype-phenotype map? Ian M. Dworkin McMaster University
31. ágúst Vorflugur á Færeyjum / Caddisflies in the Faroes Leivur Janus Hansen Faroe Islands National Museum
7. september Dinosaur hunting in Greenland Steve Campana University of Iceland
17. september Cost-effective genotyping to drive genetic gain in animal breeding programs Alex Caulton AGresearch - New Zealand
21. september The role of miR-190b in breast cancer. Elísabet A. Frick University of Iceland
28. september
The ecology of peace: preparing Colombia for new political and planetary climates
Alejandro Salazar University of Iceland
5. október The Mendelian disorders of the epigenetic machinery: from diagnosis to possible treatment Hans Tómas Björnsson University of Iceland / John Hopkins Univeristy
12. október Bifrost - Highly parallel construction and indexing of colored and compacted de Bruijn graphs Guillaume Holley University of Iceland
19. október Restoring the living skin of the Earth: progress and pitfalls in biocrust rehabilitation Matthew A. Bowker Northern Arizona University
26. október Single Cell RNA-Sequence analysis with kallisto Páll Melsted University of Iceland
2. nóvember Rannsóknir á fiskstofnum Veiðivatna og Framvatna að Fjallabaki Benóný Jónsson Hafrannsóknarstofunu, rannsóknar og ráðgjafastofunun hafs og vatna.
9. nóvember Ontogeny in a nutshell and tales from the field: A how-to (or not-how-to) guide for fieldwork in the tropics Sarah Steele Univeristy of Toronto /University of Iceland
12. nóvember Connecting Arctic regions through Blue Carbon science, communication, and policy  Heidi Pearson University of Alaska Southeast
30. nóvember A love story – when European Leymus arenarius meets its American relative L. mollis in Greenland. Kesara A. Jónsson University of Iceland
6. desember Macromolecular characterization of the lichen Peltigera membranacea using nucleic acid sequencing & Identification of a new lichen species Peltigera islandica (Ph.D. defense) Sheeba Santhini Basil University of Iceland
6. desember Gregarine apicomplexans: parasites, commensals or even mutualists? Sonja Rueckert Edinburgh Napier University 
7. desember The nature and pathogenicity of apicomplexan parasites associated with mass mortality events in scallop (Bivalvia; Pectinidae) populations in the North Atlantic Ocean (Ph.D. defense) Árni Kristmundsson University of Iceland / Keldur
7. desember Adaptations to the environment in the lichen symbiosis Imke Schmitt Frankfurt / Senkenberg Institut
14. desember Ecology of krill in Icelandic waters (Ph.D. defense) Teresa Sofia Giesta da Silva University of Iceland / Hafrannsóknarstofun


Fyrirlestrar á vormisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
8. febrúar Mat á stökkbreytingartíðni örtungla í mönnum Heiða Rún Bjarnadóttir Háskóli Íslands
17. febrúar Ostracods and why we should care Jovana Alkalaj Háskóli Íslands, Jarðvísindadeild
24. febrúar All females are triploids Eduardo Rodríguez Stofnfiskur
3. mars The complex role of autophagy and cancer Margrét Helga Ögmundsdóttir Háskóli Íslands
10. mars Jafnvægi hvala Hannes Petersen Háskóli Íslands
17. mars Forngarðarnir miklu. Byggðamynstur í nýju landi Árni Einarsson Náttúrurannsóknastöðin við Mývatn
24. mars Adaptation to chemical exposure in aquatic wildlife: The need to integrate environmental toxicology and evolutionary genetics Rikke Poulsen University of Copenhagen
31. mars Samræmd sýn á vistfræði, þróun og þroska lífvera Skúli Skúlason Háskólinn á Hólum
7. apríl Detecting changes in the marine environment through top predators: story of winners and losers Freydís Vigfúsdóttir Háskóli Íslands
28. apríl Ráðstefna Vistfræðifélags Íslands - VistÍs 2017 Vistfræðifélag Íslands
2. maí Fundur um lífsiðfræði    
5. maí Assessment of diet and feeding preference of mackerel (Scromber scrombrus) and their interaction with herring (Clupea harengus) in Icelandic waters Cecilia Kvaavik Hafrannsóknastofnun/Matís
12. maí Profiling miRNAs in breast epithelial progenitor cells during branching morphogenesis and EMT in 3D culture Eiríkur Briem Háskóli Íslands
19. maí Ph.D. defense: The singing behaviour of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in subarctic waters Edda Elísabet Magnúsdóttir Háskóli Íslands
8. júní Ph.D. defense: Parasites and population change of rock ptarmigan in Iceland Ute Stenkewitz Háskóli Íslands og Náttúrufræðistofnun Íslands
26. júlí Colonization and succession of invertebrates on glacier forelands in the Alps Rüdiger Kaufmann Institute of Ecology, University of Innsbruck


Fyrirlestrar á haustmisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
25. ágúst Testicular steroidogenic cells in health and disease Malgorzata Kotula-Balak Jagellonian University, Poland
5. september DNA barcoding in fish species identification and protection  Remigiusz Panics West Pomeranian University 
5. september Problem of invasive crayfish species in Poland and active protection of the native noble crayfish Astacus astacus Przemysław Śmietana  University of Szczecin, Poland
8. september Síðasta þorskastríðið - sýn hagfræðings á aflareglur Daði Már Kristófersson Félagsvísindasvið, Háskóli Íslands
15. september When is a fish stock collapsed? Will Butler University of Iceland
22. september Válistamálþing kl. 15 - 18   Fuglavernd
29. september The arctic charr and climate change in the Alps: how does a cold-water species respond to a warming environment? Lisandrina Mari French National Institute for Agricultural Research
6. október Evolution of reproductive barriers in sympatric Arctic charr morphs Kalina Kapralova University of Iceland
13.október Development of a thermostable CRISPR-Cas9 system for genome editing Björn Aðalsteinsson Matís
17. október Calanus finmarchicus - A key species in the North Atlantic Ecosystem Sigrún Jónasdóttir DTU Aqua
20. október "Puffin love": Performing and creating Arctic landscapes in Iceland through souvenirs Katrín Anna Lund Háskóli Íslands
26. - 28. október  Líffræðiráðstefnan 2017   Líffræðifélagið
3. nóvember The role of microbial dormancy in soil-carbon cycling Alejandro Salazar Unversity of Iceland
10. nóvember Stream-dwellling salmonids: Behaviour in time and space Stefán Óli Steingrímsson Hólar University College
14. nóvember Wood decay fungi and relationship with plants Carolina Girometta University of Pavia, Italy
24. nóvember Shrimp Tails From Australia: Investigating Reproductive Performance in the Giant Tiger Shrimp Penaeus monodon Jake Goodall University of Iceland
15. desember Agriculture, soils and productivity: what is the future for the soil microbiome? Thorunn Helgason University of York
20. desember Changing land-atmosphere interaction of thawing boreal forest landscapes in northwestern Canada Oliver Sonnentag University of Montreal


Fyrirlestrar á vormisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
8. janúar Kallisto and Sleuth Páll Melsted Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science - University of Iceland
15. janúar Reconstructions of Quaternary environments using sediments and microfossils Steffen Mischke Faculty of Earth Science, University of Iceland
22. janúar Mesenchymal stem cell isolation and characterization from ligamenta flava, interspinous ligaments and facet joints Baldur Kristjánsson Chulalongkorn University
29. janúar QTL for growth and fillet traits in Arctic charr from Hólar breeding program Eva Kuettner Matis
5. febrúar Skaðvaldar á trjám í fortíð, nútíð og framtíð - áhrif hlýnunar Edda Sigurdís Oddsdóttir Skógrækt ríkisins
12. febrúar Unexpected effects of the BRCA2 protein on survival of breast cancer patients and prostate cancer patients Laufey Tryggvadóttir Krabbameinsfélagi Íslands
19. febrúar Four-eyed fish: From population genetics to biodiversity Han Xiao University of Bremen / University of Iceland
25. febrúar Studies of craniofacial gene expression during embryonic development in divergent Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) morphs Phd. defence Ehsan P. Ahi Líffræðistofa Háskóla Íslands
26.febrúar Evolution of the Animal Face: from Principles to Mechanisms Arkhat Abzhanov Imperial College London
4. mars Modulation of innate immunity in lung epithelium Phd. defence Nikhil N. Kulkarn Líffræðistofa Háskóla Íslands
11. mars Fiskstofnar Veiðivatna á Landmannaafrétti Magnús Jóhannsson Veiðimálastofnun
18. mars The role of oxidative stress in environmental responses of Fennoscandian animals Mirella Kanerva University of Turku
1. apríl The development and maintaining of the extended phenotype Bjarni K. Kristjánsson Háskólinn á Hólum
5. apríl Craniofacial development in zebrafish and mice: cellular mechanisms and mTOR signaling pathway Andrei Chagin Karolinska Institutet 
8. apríl The BMP signalling cascade in human vascular development Gudrun Valdimarsdottir Faculty of medicine, University of Iceland
8. apríl Distinctive characters of Nostoc genomes in cyanolichens Phd defence Andrey N. Gagunashvili Háskóli Íslands
15. apríl Do memories govern the winter distribution of Atlantic herring? Jed MacDonald Háskóli Íslands
28. apríl Evolutionary genomics - new frontiers Matthew Hahn and Michael Matschiner University of Indiana - Bloomington and University of Oslo
29. apríl Natural selection and speciation in Atlantic cod and related cod-fish Katrín Halldórsdóttir (Phd. defence) Háskóli Íslands
13. maí Síðdegisheimsókn í grasagarðinn / Afternoon visit to the botanical garden Hjörtur Þorbjörnsson Grasagarður Reykjavíkur
27. maí Defining basal ice as an ecosystem: implications in weathering, soil formation and climate Dr. Mario Toubes-Rodrigo og Dr. Robin Sen Manchester Metropolitan University


Fyrirlestrar á haustmisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
26. ágúst Examining the Role of Ontogeny and Body Size Evolution in the Diversification of fishes Sarah Steele University of Toronto
2. september Ph.D. defence - Breeding ecology of the Common Eider (Somateria mollissima) in Breiðafjörður, West Iceland Þórður Örn Kristjánsson Háskóli Íslands
5. september Mín fyrstu skref í kennslu: Að mennta nemendur í líffræði Líney Hermansdóttir Háskóli Íslands
8. september Analyses of stress in trees Filippo Bussotti University of Florence
8. september Ph.D. defense - Origin and population structure of major prawn and shrimps in Bangladesh M.M. Mahbub University of Iceland
9. september Ph.D. defense - The impacts of geothermal power plant emissions on terrestrial ecosystems in contrasting bio-climatic zones Thecla Mutia University of Iceland
12. september Grazing in a changing Nordic region - conference
23.september M.Sc. fyrirlestur: Mosabruninn á Miðdalsheiði 2007: Áhrif hans á smádýr Matthías Svavar Alfreðsson Háskóli Íslands/ Náttúrufræðistofnun
23.september M.Sc. fyrirlestur: Umhverfisbreytingar og þróun næringarefna í mýrarjarðvegi í Austur-Húnavatnssýslu Susanne C. Möckel Háskóli Íslands
23.september M.Sc. fyrirlestur: Restoring Eroded Lands in Southern Iceland: Efficacy of Domestic, Organic Fertilizers in Sandy Gravel Soils Julia Brenner Háskóli Íslands
30. september Responses of cetaceans to naval sound sources Paul Wensveen University of St. Andrews
7. október Transcriptional decay and cooption, and the principles of regulatory evolution Arnar Pálsson Háskóli Íslands
14. október Molecular mechanisms related to saline stress responses in symbiotic green alga Trebouxia ernesto Hinojosa Vidal University of Valencia
27. október The transcription start site and enhancer landscape of the descending colon in inflammatory bowel disease Albin Sandelin Copenhagen University
11. nóvember Náttúruminjasafn Íslands - saga, staða og horfur Hilmar J. Malmquist Náttúruminjasafn Íslands
18. nóvember Climate change and human impact in a sensitive ecosystem: the Holocene environment of the Northwest higland margin Sigrún Dögg Eddudóttir University of Iceland
21. nóvember Ph.D. defence - Ecological correlates of diel activity in stream-dwelling Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus Nicolas Larranaga Hólar University College
22.nóvember Talks on salmonid biology: Variation in metabolic rates and effect of parasites on foraging. Johan Höjesjö University of Gothenburg


Fyrirlestrar á vormisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker  Starfsvettvangur / Affiliation
5. janúar Complex cell shape: Molecular mechanisms of tracheal terminal cell development in Drosophila melanogaster - PhD. defence. Sara Sigurbjornsdottir EMBL / University of Iceland
16. janúar Towards Understanding the Bioenergetics of Cold Adaptation Daniel H. Shain Rutgers University Camden
20. janúar Mæði-visnuveirur í íslensku sauðfé og tengslin við alnæmi Halldór Þormar Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
30. janúar Þriðja alþjóðlega ráðstefnan um skipulagningu og áherslur í norðurslóðarannsóknum (ICARP III) - um hvað snýst hún? / The third International Conference on Arctic Research Planning (ICARP III) and what it is all about. Ingibjörg Svala Jónsdóttir Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
5. febrúar  Rebooting Conservation for a Digital Age Bill Adams Dept. Geology, University of Cambridge
20. febrúar . Molecular mechanisms influencing diversity and evolution of Arctic charr Sigurdur S. Snorrason Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
27. febrúar  Sjóferð sjö laxa. Fæðugöngur og dýpisatferli íslenskra laxa (Salmo salar L.) metið með mælimerkjum. (in Icelandic) / Seven little salmon swimming in the sea. Marine feeding areas and vertical movements of Icelandic stock of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) as inferred from recoveries of Data Storage Tags. Jóhannes Guðbrandsson Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland / Veiðimálastofnun / Institute of Freshwater Fisheries
6. mars Filling the gaps: Using novel techniques to interpolate satellite data and explore the envioronmental and climatic controls of chlorophyll-a variability Niall McGinty Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
20. mars Dietary fish oil reduces the acute inflammatory response but enhances resolution and the adaptive immune response in antigen-induced peritonitis in mice Jóna Freysdóttir Ónæmisfræði LSH / Dept. Immunology University Hospital
27. mars What you see is what you are: Rhodopsin polymorphism in The redfish Sebastes mentella and Atlantic cod Gadus morhua Christophe Pampoulie Marine Institute
10. apríl Marine eco-system modelling Kai Logemann Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland, Marsýn.
17. apríl Vulnerability of Lakes to Aquatic Invasive Plants Mariana Lucia Tamayo Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
24. apríl An introduction to using capture mark-recapture techniques for monitoring cetacean species Chiara Bertulli Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
30. april Community energy flux as a measure of multitrophic ecosystem functioning Malte Jochum University of Goettingen
15. maí Sníkjudýr Karfa við Íslandsstrendur (Sebastes spp.) Ásthildur Erlingsdóttir Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland / Keldur
18. maí Sharks, sharks everywhere - so why are we so worried? Steve Campana: Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
22. maí Genome and karyotype evolution in Brassicaceae Martin Lysak University of Brno

Fyrirlestrar á haustmisseri

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker  Starfsvettvangur / Affiliation
3. júlí
Genetic and neural circuit control of behavioral individuality
Ben de Bivort Harvard University
3. september Identifying cod ecotypes in Icelandic waters - Phd. defense Hlynur Bárðarson Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
4. september Studies on immunostimulants and innate immune gene expression in Salmo Miriam Guadalupe Contreras Mostazo Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland / Stofnfiskur
25. september Mechanisms that structure stream and riparian area communities John S. Richardson University of British Columbia
2. október Population genetic structure in gadoid fish with focus on Atlantic cod - Phd. defence Guðni M. Eiríksson Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
23. október Evaluation of three subspecies of birds in Iceland - Phd. defence Julien Amouret Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
5.-7. nóvember Líffræðiráðstefnan 2015 / IceBio 2015    
5. nóvember Why don’t we get more cancer?  The crucial role of Extracellular Matrix and Microenvironment in metastasis and dormancy Mina Bissell Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
7. nóvember Decanalization and the Evolution of Disease Risk Greg Gibson Georgia Tech.
27. nóvember Macroecology and phylogeography for disentangling factors and processes shaping large scale groundwater biodiversity patterns in Europe. David Eme Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland
21. desember Effects of local and regional drivers on plant diversity within Nordic tundra landscapes - Phd. defense Martin A. Mörsdorf Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland


Fyrirlestrar á vormisseri


Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker
21. janúar Vibrio cholerae við strendur Íslands Herdís Eva Hermundardóttir
21. janúar Pontin an Reptin subcellular localization and interactions in Drosophila Theresa Maria Quinkler
14. febrúar Pigs through time and space: geometric morphometric adventures in the world of suids Una Strand Vidarsdottir / Durham University
7. mars Málstofa um sameindalíffræði Þórður Óskarsson / STEM Heidelberg ofl.
24. mars  From esoteric fringe to Climategate – the changing role of Quaternary science over recent decades and into the future CJ Caseldine, University of Exeter
25. mars  Hybridisation of Icelandic birch in the Holocene reflected in pollen. Lilja Karlsdóttir
11. apríl Anthropogenic and environmental impacts on the abundance and distribution of commercial fish stocks of Lake Victoria, East Africa Anthony Taabu-Munyaho
14. apríl Assembly and analyses of the Arctic charr transcriptome Jóhannes Guðbrandsson
22. apríl Equid genome sequencing reveals multiple gene-flow events and sympatric speciation despite extensive chromosomal rearrangements Hákon Jónsson / University of Copenhagen
23.apríl Molecular genetics of tracheal development in fruitflies Sara Sigurbjörnsdóttir / EMBL Heidelberg
23. maí  Ocean Acidification around Iceland as seen by deep sea benthos Hronn Egilsdottir / Hafro (Marine Institute)

Fyrirlestrar á haustmisseri

Dagsetning / Date

Titill erindis

Fyrirlesari / Speaker

Starfsvettvangur / Affiliation

10. október

Investigations into plant genome evolution using massively parallel sequencing

Sæmundur Sveinsson

University of British Columbia, Vancouver / Agricultural University of Iceland

16-17. október

Whole-genome sequencing and the implications for health care – Do we have a right not to know?

Ýmsir / Various


21. október

BRCA genin og krabbamein á Ísland

Jórunn E. Eyfjörð

Lífvísindasetur og læknadeild HÍ / Biomedical center - University of Iceland

24. október

Prevalence, intensity, and aggregation of parasites in Icelandic rock ptarmigan and their potential impact on population dynamics

Ute Stenkewitz

Náttúrufræðistofnun Íslands 

25. október

Nýjasta tækni og vísindi: vísinda- og tæknidagur VON


29. október

Herbivory in changing environments – perspectives from the tundra

Isabel C Barrio

University of Alberta.

30. október

Nóbelsverðlaun í eðlisfræði og efnafræði / Ljóstækni til hagsbóta

Kesara A. Jónsson og Kristján Leósson

Líffræðistofa HÍ / Nýsköpunarmiðstöð Íslands

31. október

GPMLS retreat


7. nóvember

Náttúra í jafnvægi? Veiðiskapur í Mývatni í 150 ár.

Árni Einarsson

Náttúrurannsóknastöðin við Mývatn / Myvatn Research Station

14. nóvember

Exploring the DNA methylation landscape in cancer

Ólafur Andri Stefánsson

Lífvísindasetur og læknadeild HÍ / Biomedical center - University of Iceland–

18. nóvember

Verðmæti vísinda – Frá grunnrannsóknum til lækningavara á markaði

Ágústa Guðmundsdóttir

Lífvísindasetur HÍ

19. nóvember

Kynning á líffræðibókum 19. nóvember



21. nóvember

Arfgeng heilablæðing

Birkir Þór Bragason

Department of Virology and Molecular Biology, Keldur Institute for Experimental pathology, Univ. of Iceland

28. nóvember

Factors controlling local plant community assembly from the regional species pool

Bryndís Marteinsdóttir

Líf- og umhverfisvísindastofnun HÍ og Stockholm University

5. desember

The Fluidigm BioMark: extending research possibilities in Iceland.

Sarah Helyar



Fyrirlestrar á vormisseri


Dagur / Day

Titill erindis / Title of talk

Fyrirlesari / Speaker

Starfsvettvangur / Affiliation

25. janúar

Testing for co-evolution between eve and hunchback in Drosophila melanogaster (Masters defense in English).

Dagmar Ýr Arnardóttir

Háskóli Íslands Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild / Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences University of Iceland

1. febrúar

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) sound production during winter in subarctic waters (In English)

Edda Elísabet Magnúsdóttir

University of Iceland / Research center Husavik

8. febrúar

Alþjóðlegur Landgræðsluskóli: fortíð, nútíð, framtíð

UNU-Land Restoration Training Programme: past, present, future (in English)

Hafdís H. Ægisdóttir

Landgræðsluskóla Háskóla Sameinuðu þjóðanna

The United Nations University - Land Restoration Training programme

15. febrúar

Úr nóttu í dag - ný vitneskja í flokkunarfræði fugla: Náttfarar og skyldir hópar

Recent developments in avian systematics: The Nightjars and their allies

Snorri Sigurðsson

American Museum of Natural History

22. febrúar

Stock identification of herring in the NE-Atlantic (in English)

Aðgreining síldarstofna í NA-Atlantshafi

Lisa Anne Libungan

Háskóli Íslands og Hafrannsóknarstofnun

University of Iceland / Marine research institute

1. mars

Arctic charr ecology and genomics

Kalina H. Kapralova

University of Iceland -

15. mars

Ecological and geographical mapping in submersed fissures in Iceland through diving (In English)


Vistfræðileg og landfræðileg kortlagning á grunnvatnsfylltum gjám á Íslandi með köfun


Jónína Herdís Ólafsdóttir

Háskóli Íslands / Háskólinn á Hólum

22. mars


Guðmundur Óskarsson


5. apríl

Primary succession on Skeidarársandur

Oliver Bechberger

University of Iceland

12. apríl

Fish and SNPs: genomics, evolution and conservation (talk in English)

Sarah Heylar


23. apríl

A tripartite transcription factor network for PGC specification. (Talk in English) NOTE NEW DATE

Erna Magnusdottir

BMC University of Iceland / University of Cambridge

26. apríl


Arnþór Garðarsson og Jón Einar Jónsson

Háskóli Íslands og Rannsóknaseturs Háskóla Íslands á Snæfellsnesi

3. mai

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of branching morphogenesis in the human breast gland. (Talk in English)

Frumu og sameindalíffræðilegir ferlar í greinóttri formgerð brjóstkirtilsins

Þórarinn Guðjónsson

Biomedical center University of Iceland / Stem cell unit

10. mai

Rannsóknir á steinbít á Látragrunni

Ásgeir Gunnarsson


17. mai

Erfðaráðgjöf - ítarlegri titill birtist síðar

Genetic counceling - TBA

Vigdís Sigurðardóttir

Erfðafræði og sameindalæknisfræði - Landspítali

Fyrirlestrar á haustmisseri

Dagur / Day

Titill erindis / Title of talk

Fyrirlesari / Speaker

Starfsvettvangur / Affiliation

30. ágúst

Nitrogen fixation in terrestrial high-latitude ecosystems - An overview

Matthias Zielke

Bioforsk, Tromsö

4. október

Ólínuleg tölfræðilíkön og óvissumat: delta-aðferð, skóþvengsaðferð og MCMC / Nonlinear statistical models and uncertainty methods: the delta method, bootstrap, and MCMC (in English)

Árni Magnússon

Hafrannsóknastofnun / Marine Research Institute

11. október

On evolution by transcriptional cooption and decay (In English) / Þróun tenginga í genastjórnunarnetjum

Arnar Pálsson

Háskóli Íslands / University of Iceland

15. október

PhD. defence - American mink Neovison vison in Iceland: Diet by sex, habitat, season and years in the light of changing environment and population size (in English)

Rannveig Magnúsdótir

Háskóli Íslands / Landvernd


Málþing um Opinn aðgang aðgang í HR / symposium on open access


8. nóvember

Líffræðiráðstefnan / Conference on Biological research in Iceland

Ýmsir / Various

13. nóvember

Just about to leave: Intraspecific diversity in freshwater fishes from post-glacial lakes

Colin Adams

University of Glasgow

13. nóvember

Spatio-temporal variation of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) in the dynamic Lake Mývatn, Iceland /Breytileiki hornsílis (Gasterosteus aculeatus) í tíma og rúmi í Mývatni (In English)

Antoine Millet

Háskólanum á Hólum / Holar University College

15. nóvember

Bleikja í hlýnandi heimi. Hvað gerist?

Sigurður Guðjónsson


29. nóvember

Kynning á Lífvísindasetri

Sigríður Klara Böðvarsdóttir



Fyrirlestrar á vormisseri

Dagur / Day

Titill erindis / Title of talk

Fyrirlesari / Speaker

Starfsvettvangur / Affiliation

13. janúar

Pan-thermus, aðskilnaður tegunda í ættkvísl hitakærra Thermus baktería / Pan-thermus, classification and evolutionary analysis of the thermophilic microbial genus of Thermus

Sigmar Stefánsson

Matís og Háskóli Íslands

20. janúar

Frumraðgreining á mRNA röðum / De novotranscriptome assembly 

Páll Melsted

Iðnaðarverkfræði-, vélaverkfræði- og tölvunarfræðideild HÍ

27. janúar

Kynhlutföll hjá fuglum / Sex ratio in birds

Snæbjörn Pálsson

Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ

3. febrúar

Útbreiðsla og áhrif PKD - nýrnasýki á villta laxfiskastofna á Ísland / Distribution and impact of PKD kidney disease on Icelandic salmonid stocks.

Árni Kristmundsson

Tilraunastöð Háskóla Íslands í meinafræði að Keldum

10 febrúar

Gengur skrímslið laust? Líftækni í ljósi bókmennta / "It's Alive! Biotechnology and (/as) fiction

Úlfhildur Dagsdóttir


24 febrúar

ORF Líftækni: frá vísindum í vöru / ORF Genetics: from science to product


Björn Örvar

ORF líftækni / ORF genetics

2. mars

Flutningur framandi lífvera og landnám grjótkrabba (Cancer irroratus) við Ísland / Transport of non-indigenous species and colonization of the Atlantic rock crab (Cancer irroratus) in Icelandic waters

Óskar Sindri Gíslason

Líf og umhverfisvísindastofnun HÍ

9. mars

Kortlagning á arfbreytileikum sem tengjast krabbameinsáhættu  / Identification of genetic variants that associate with risk of cancer

Þórunn Rafnar

Íslensk erfðagreining

23. mars

Flórgoðinn á Mývatni

Árni Einarsson

Náttúrurannsóknastöðin við Mývatn / Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ.

30. mars

Litningakústar - eitt stórkostlegasta form náttúrunnar / Lampbrush chromosomes - one of Nature's most dramatic supramolecular metamorphoses


Herbert Macgregor

Prófessor emertius University of Leicester, gestaprófessor University of Exeter

11. apríl

A mixed-model approach for genome-wide association studies of correlated traits in structured populations

Bjarni J. Vilhjalmsson

Gregor Mendel Institute - Vienna

23. apríl

Genetic resistance to the Infections Pancreatic Necrosis Virus (IPNV) in Icelandic Atlantic salmon stocks

Eduardo Enrique Rodriques


4. maí

Vibrio cholerae í alþjóðlegu og íslensku samhengi / Vibrio cholerae in international and Icelandic perspective

Eva Benediktsdóttir

Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ

11. maí

Ongoing projects: Aquaporin, Cystatin C and Mitf target genes in the CNS

Pétur Henry Petersen

Læknadeild HÍ, Lífvísindasetur læknagarðs

25. maí

Búsvæðaval humralirfa í Bay of Fundy, Kanada / Habitat selection of lobster larvae in Bay of Fundy, Canada 

Líffræðilegur fjölbreytileika á grýttum botni í Bay of Fundy, Kanada  / Biological diversity on rocky substratum in Bay of Fundy, Canada 

Guðjón Már Sigurðsson

Brent Wilson

Department of Biology - University of New Brunswick

30. maí

Foundational follies of creationism

PZ Myers

University of Minnesota Morris

15. júní

Greining á ristilkrabbameinum með skimun fyrir miRNA / Development of plasma based miRNA qPCR test for early detection of colorectal cancer


Þórarinn Blöndal

Exiqon (

Fyrirlestrar á haustmisseri

Dagur / Day

Titill erindis / Title of talk

Fyrirlesari / Speaker

Starfsvettvangur / Affiliation

31. ágúst

Peeking behind the snowdrift: revealing penguin ecology away from scientific bases (in English) - Rýnt í gegnum drífuna: rannsóknir á vistfræði mörgæsa fjarri miðstöðvum vísindanna

Tom Hart

Dýrafræðistofnunin í London / Institute of Zoology London

7. september

From dirt to DNA - A chance fossil find on Svalbard sheds light on the natural history of the Polar Bear (in English)

Ólafur Ingólfsson

Jarðvísindastofnin / Instutute of geology

14. september

Líkan af efnaskiptum blágrænþörungsins Synechocystis PCC6803  / A metabolic reconstruction of the cyanobacteria Synechocystis PCC6803

Steinn Guðmundsson

Kerfislíffræðisetur / Systems biology center

21. september

Mixed-Model Association Mapping of Quantitative Traits in Samples with Related Individuals and Missing Data (in English)

Jóhanna Jakobsdóttir

Hjartavernd / Icelandic Heart Association

28. september

Sleep-wake characteristics and modulation of genetic expression in zebrafish (in English)

Karl Ægir Karlsson

Háskóli Reykjavíkur / Reykjavik University

5. október

Systematics of blue mussles in the southern hemisphere (in English)

Kristen Westfall

Vör og Háskóli Íslands / Vor Marine Research Center and University of Iceland

12. október

Tenging vistkerfa og hagkerfis með tilvísun í samgöngur / The connection between ecosystems and economics with reference to trasnport in Iceland

María Hildur Maack

Umhverfis og auðlindafræði við HÍ / University of Iceland

19. október

Doktorsvörn í líffræði "Tjáning á örverudrepandi varnarefnum í fiskum" / Expression of antimicrobial peptides in fish - Ph.D. defence.

Daniela Carmen Broekman

26. október

Örmálþing um opið aðgengi í tilefni af alþjóðlegu OA vikunni

Sjá einnig (Open Access Week Symposium)


2. nóvember

Breytileiki í stofnstærðum laxfiska / Variable stock size among salmonids

Þórólfur Antonsson


8. nóvember

Liberation Ecology: how to get through to the rest of the world (in English)

Brian Moss

University of Liverpool

9. nóvember

Lakes and the Anthropocene (in English)

Rick Battarbee

University College London

9. nóvember

Doktorsvörn í líffræði: Frumframleiðendur í norðlægum lækjum og áhrif aukins hita og næringar á framvindu þeirra  / Primary producers in sub–arctic streams and the effects of temperature and nutrient enrichment on succession

Rakel Guðmundsdóttir

Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ / Faculty of Life and environmental science

16. nóvember

Ecosystem changes and concomitant fisheries evolution in Lake Victoria, East Africa (in English)

Anthony Munyaho

University of Iceland - Marice

23. nóvember

Generation of cell line specific metabolic models based on transcriptomic, exo- and endo-metabolomic data (in English)

Maike Kathrin Aurich

Kerfislíffræðisetur / Systems biology center

30. nóvember

Rafdráttur til gæðagreininga á kjarnsýrum / NEW DATE: Electrophoresis to assess quality of nucleic acid samples

Hans Guttormur Þormar

Læknadeild HÍ og Lífeind /

7. desember

Plöntur og grös í verkum Eggerts Péturssonar / Plants and grasses in Eggert Petursson´s paintings

Þóra Ellen Þórhallsdóttir

Líf og umhverfisvísindastofnun HÍ


Dags. /Date

Titill erindis / Title

Fyrirlesari / speaker


2. febrúar

Svæðisnotkun hagamúsa á Kjalarnesi / Population biology of Apodemus sylvaticu

Ester Rut Unnsteinsdóttur

Melrakkasetrið Súðavík/Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ

11. febrúar

Erfðamengi melgresis / The genome of Leymus arenarius

Kesara Anamthawat-Jónsson

Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ

18. febrúar 

 Mæði-visnuveira og HIV: Margt er líkt með skyldum / Maedi- visna virus and HIV: Pathogenic parallels

Valgerður Andrésdóttir

Tilraunastöð Háskóla Íslands í meinafræði að Keldum

25. febrúar

Stundaglas þroskunar og þróun dýra / The developmental hourglass and animal evolution

Arnar Pálsson

Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ

3. mars

The Pantophysin I (Pan I) Locus in Icelandic Cod (Gadus morhua): An
Exploration of Evolutionary and Spatial Relations.

Ubaldo Hernandez Benitez

Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ

11. mars

 Fæða minks / Diet of mink

Rannveig Magnúsdóttir

Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ

18. mars

  Súrnun sjávar / Acidification of the oceans

Hrönn Egilsdóttir


25. mars

 Stofnvistfræði minks/ Population ecology of minks

Róbert A. Stefánsson

Náttúrustofa Vesturlands

1. apríl

Skyndimynd af stofnvistfræði sjófugla / Snapshot of population ecology of marine birds  

Arnþór Garðarsson 

Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ

8. apríl

 Stofnfrumur og þroskun lungna / Stems cells and lung development

Sigríður Rut Franzdóttir

Læknadeild HÍ

13. apríl

 Náttúrulegt ónæmi virkjað gegn sýklum

Guðmundur Hrafn Guðmundsson

Líf og umhverfisvísindadeild HÍ 

29. apríl

Féll niður/cancelled

RNA polymerasi II og DNA viðgerð/RNA polymerase II and DNA repair

Stefán Þ. Sigurðsson

 Læknadeild HÍ

6. maí

Selarannsóknir við Selasetur Íslands / Seal research at the Iceandic Seal Center 

Sandra Granquist

Selasetrið Hvammstanga/


13. maí

Galapagoseyjar: lífríki og hættur ? / Galapagos islands: biota and dangers?

Hafdís H. Ægisdóttir

Landgræðsluskóla Háskóla Sameinuðu þjóðanna/Landbúnaðar Háskóli Íslands