Members of the NSG

  • Niklas Wahlberg
  • Nicolas Chazot
    • Postdoc at the Department of Biology, Lund University working on diversification dynamics of the family Nymphalidae
  • Andrea Schomann
    • Guest researcher at the Department of Biology, Lund University working on beetle systematics
  • Victoria Twort
    • Postdoc at the Department of Biology, Lund University working on phylogenomics of Lepidoptera
  • Elsa Call
    • Postgraduate student at the Department of Biology, Lund University working on museomics
  • Hamid Ghanavi
    • Postgraduate student at the Department of Biology, Lund University working on lepidopteran diversifications
  • Leidys Murillo
    • Postgraduate student at the Department of Biology, Lund University working on Geometridae systematics
  • Laure Idczak
    • Undergraduate student at the Department of Biology, Lund University doing her Master's thesis on the molecular systematics of Nolinae
  • Robin Pranter
    • Undergraduate student at the Department of Biology, Lund University working as a lab assistant in the group

The NSG

Nicolas, Andrea, Elsa, Niklas, Hamid

Former members of NSG:

  • Elisabet Weingartner
    • PhD on speciation in Polygonia, Pararge and Celastrina at Department of Zoology, Stockholm University. Defended her thesis in October 2008, thesis title "Phylogenetic perspective on host plant use, colonization and speciation in butterflies".
  • Kwaku Aduse-Poku
    • Master's project on the genus Charaxes in 2008. Finished a PhD at Cambridge University with Paul Brakefield in 2015
  • Heike Witthauer
    • Undergraduate student from the University of Dresden who has done her Master's thesis in NSG on the genus Erebia in 2010.
  • Ullasa Kodandaramaiah
    • PhD completed in October 2009 at the Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, currently an assistant professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM)
  • Reza Zahiri
    • PhD on Noctuoidea systematics completed in June 2012 at the Laboratory of Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Turku, currently a postdoc at the University of Guelph, Canada
  • Pavel Matos-Maravi
    • Undergraduate student at the Laboratory of Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Turku who worked on the temporal framework of speciation in Satyrinae, currently doing a PhD at the University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic with Milan Janda
  • Anu Veijalainen
    • PhD completed in November 2012 at the Department of Biology, University of Turku, worked on the diversity of ichneumonid wasps in the Amazon region
  • Tobias Malm
    • Postdoc September 2012 to October 2013 at the Laboratory of Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Turku working on rates of diversification in Hymenoptera, as well as continuing to develop the NSG Voucher Database. Currently working at the Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Wan Faridah
    • Postgraduate student at the Department of Biology, University of Turku worked on the taxonomy and systematics of Malaysian fireflies, completed her PhD in 2015.
  • Eero Vesterinen
    • PhD completed in December 2015 at the Department of Biology, University of Turku working on the diet of bats using molecular methods
  • Carlos Peña
    • Postdoc 2011-2015 at the Laboratory of Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Turku working on rates of diversification in Lepidoptera, as well as continuing to develop the NSG Voucher Database
  • Terhi Honkola
    • PhD completed in February 2016 at the Department of Biology, University of Turku, worked on the evolution of the Finno-Ugric languages
  • Bidur Dhungel
    • Postdoc on Erasmus Mundus funding (1.9.2015-29.2.2016) at the Laboratory of Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Turku working on Limenitidinae systematics

The NSG2

Niklas, Eero, Reza, Anu, Pavel, Carlos, Evelyn, Terhi, Carol