Program


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SUNDAY, 22.09.2019

17:00 - 20:00
Registration
 

MONDAY, 23.09.2019

08:00 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 09:15
OPENING
09:15 - 10:15
PLENARY
Wild Migrations: Animal Movement, Anthropogenic Barriers, and Corridor Conservation in the American West

​Matthew Kauffman
10:15 - 10:35
Laurent Schley: EMMA2: Updating the Atlas of European Mammals
10:35 - 11:05
Coffee Break
11:05 - 13:15
 Hall A

SQUIRRELS: JOHN KOPROWSKI
Hall B

CONSERVATION AND POPULATION GENETICS
: LAURA IACOLINA, ALAIN FRANTZ
11:05 - 11:35
Conservation of squirrels on the ground and in the trees: the value of the Sciuridae

John Koprowski
Conservation in the 21st century, technological advances and their challenges

Laura Iacolina
11:35 - 11:55
Hidden interactions between alien and native species: new insights in the grey-red squirrel paradigm

Lucas Wauters
Genome-wide analyses of population structure in a highly mobile carnivore, the gray wolf (Canis lupus), across Eurasia

Astrid Vik Stronen
11:55 - 12:15
Game of Cones – The changing fortunes of red and grey squirrels in Ireland

Colin Lawton
The impact and origin of wolves immigrating to a recently established population on the Scandinavian Peninsula

Mikael Åkesson
12:15 - 12:35
Cost and benefits of living in the city – comparing two populations of Warsaw red squirrels

Agata Kostrzewa
Wolves at the crossroad: Fission–fusion range biogeography in the Western Carpathians and Central Europe

Barbora Cerna Bolfikova
12:35 - 12:55
Whistling at the Tower of Babel: geographic variability in alarm calls of the European ground squirrel

Irena Schneiderová
Demographic history of an isolated and endangered wolf population

Raquel Godinho
12:55 - 13:15
When intraspecific competition is an important cue in animal settlement

Marina Morandini
Demographic and genetic effects of translocation from a captive breeding project in the endangered arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus)

Johan Wallén
13:15 - 14:45
Lunch
14:45 - 16:35
Hall A

PREDATOR-PREY INTERACTIONS: HANNU YLÖNEN, MARKO HAAPAKOSKI
Hall B

CONSERVATION AND POPULATION GENETICS: FRANK ZACHOS, ELENA BUZAN
14:45 - 15:15
New insights to predator-prey interaction with voles and weasels

Hannu Ylönen
Landscape heterogeneity in landform and land use provides functional resistance to gene flow in continuous Asian black bear populations

Naoki Ohnishi
15:15 - 15:35
Communicating Fear: The Role of Alarm Pheromones in a Bank Vole 

Marko Haapakoski
Hybrid identification and admixture time detection in European wildcat populations through genome-wide procedures

Federica Mattucci
15:35 - 15:55
Secondhand horror: effects of direct and indirect predator cues on behavior and reproduction of the bank vole

Thorbjörn Sievert
Taming of the wild: a new tool for cross study RNA-seq analysis applied to behavioural traits in dogs and tame foxes

Diana Lobo
15:55 - 16:15
Is the wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) shaping geographical distribution patterns of its predator’s community in the Iberian Peninsula?

Patricia H. Vaquerizas
Diversity of the MHC class II DRB alleles in chamois populations

Sunčica Stipoljev
16:15 - 16:35
A risky niche: among-individual differences in landscapes of fear

Melanie Dammhahn
Harnessing the potential of environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding for monitoring mammalian communities in temperate and neotropical regions

Allan McDevitt
16:35 - 17:05
Coffee Break
17:05 - 17:25
Taking risks for food: effects of the landscape of fear at low trophic levels

Clara Mendes Ferreira
Inbreeding depression and genetic rescue in a cyclic mammal population

Karin Norén
17:25 - 17:45
Using by-catch data from camera-trapping studies aimed at carnivores to study their prey

Tim R. Hofmeester
Last chance to see? Status and distribution of the Vojvodina blind mole rat revisited

Attila Németh
17:45 - 18:05
Effect of predation on hunting quotas, hunter observations and moose harvest in two countries with an increasing wolf population during 22 years

Camilla Wikenros
Population genetics as a tool for conservation biology: defining management units for the greater horseshoe bat

Orianne Tournayre
18:05 - 18:25
The resource dispersion hypothesis – a test with a cyclic mesopredator

Rasmus Erlandsson
Which primer set(s) for your bat diet metabarcoding study? Application to two insectivorous bat species sharing maternity roosts

Orianne Tournayre
18:25 - 18:45
 
Effects of habitat fragmentation in the social behaviour of the Cabrera vole: insights from genetic non-invasive sampling

Paulo Célio Alves
20:00
WELCOME PARTY (UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW BOTANIC GARDEN)
 

TUESDAY, 24.09.2019

08:30 - 08:35
OPENING
08:35 - 09:35
PLENARY
Evolution and ecology of plague: a disease of today which changed our history

Nils Chr. Stenseth
09:45 - 13:00
Hall A

PHYLOGEOGRAPHY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY: ETTORE RANDI
Hall B

CLIMATE CHANGE AND POPULATION DYNAMICS
: BODIL ELMHAGEN
Hall C

WORKSHOP
09:45 - 10:15
Biogeography and Phylogeography: Toolkits for the conservation of biodiversity

Ettore Randi
Climate – and mammal community - change

Bodil Elmhagen
 Wildlife telemetry technologies
10:15 - 10:35
Inferring the evolutionary history of wolf expansion through Beringia land bridge

Carolina Pacheco
Impacts of climate change on the Eurasian otter Lutra lutra

Anna Loy
10:35 - 10:55
Next-generation phylogeography resolves post-glacial colonization patterns in the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Europe

Allan McDevitt
Capturing a cascade in a changing world. How do predator recolonization, community complexity and climate driven shift in prey species influence species interactions in northern ecosystems?

Malin Aronsson
10:55 - 11:15
Is there any adaptive variability of TLR2 gene across bank vole populations from two mtDNA lineages in NE Poland?

Ewa Tarnowska
Climate change affects vole population dynamics and plant-herbivore interactions

Zbigniew Borowski
11:15 - 11:35
Coffee Break
11:35 - 11:55
Genetic diversity of two mitochondrial DNA genes in Spirometra erinaceieuropaei (Cestoda: Diphyllobothridae) from Poland

Joanna Stojak
An object-oriented modelling of a mammal population

Miloslawa Sokol
 Wildlife telemetry technologies
11:55 - 12:15
An update on the Robertsonian (Rb) chromosomal variability in the natural populations of the house mouse, Mus musculus domesticus, based on the simultaneous study of the three Rb systems of Greece.

George P. Mitsainas
Urban rats in Helsinki: seasonal variation in population size and parasite prevalence

Tuomas Aivelo
12:15 - 12:35
Chromosomal variability of the common shrew (Sorex araneus L.) in Central and Eastern Siberia

Boris Sheftel
Seasonal models to predict population dynamics of Australian mice

Jennifer Paola Correa Cuadros
12:35 - 12:55
The role of post-glacial demography in shaping variation of innate immunity genes in a free-living rodent

Agnieszka Kloch
New RFID technology for small mammal research

Sarah Knowles
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00
MID-CONFERENCE EXCURSION
 

WEDNESDAY, 25.09.2019

08:55 - 09:00
OPENING
09:00 - 10:00
PLENARY
On the move: lesson learned from 15 years of movement ecology on European mammals

Francesca Cagnacci
10:10 - 17:20
Hall A

UNGULATE ECOLOGY, CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT: MARCO APOLLONIO
Hall B

PREDATOR ECOLOGY, CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT
: KAROL ZUB
Hall C

WORKSHOP
10:10 - 10:40
Future challenges in ungulate conservation and management in Europe

Marco Apollonio
Effect of intensive grasslands management on the abundance of weasels

Karol Zub
Wildlife aqustic
10:40 - 11:00
The relative effect of large carnivores, hunter harvest, and climate on ungulate productivity in Sweden

Aimee Tallian
Paws without claws? Ecological impact and conservation of wolves in Europe's human-dominated landscapes

Dries Kuijper
11:00 - 11:20
Forest roads modify ungulates’ landscape of fear

Karen Marie Mathisen
Wolf at your door: movement of established and disperser wolves and kill sites distribution in relation to human infrastructures

David Carricondo-Sanchez
11:20 - 11:40
Factors influencing red deer bark stripping on spruce: plant diversity, crop intake and temperature

Anna Widén
A standardized method for conducting and analysing experimental human approaches on wolves

Ane Eriksen
11:40 - 12:10
Coffee Break
12:10 - 12:30
The asymmetric share of moose as prey for humans and wolves

Barbara Zimmermann
The effects of wolves returning to forest ecosystems

Adam Wójcicki
Wildlife aqustic
12:30 - 12:50
Spatial patterns of immunogenetic and neutral variation influence on selected fitness parameters in roe deer

Elena Bužan
Conservation strategies for the arctic fox

Anders Angerbjörn
12:50 - 13:10
The ratios of stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen in bone collagen: variations within individuals and within populations of modern red deer (Cervus elaphus)

Maciej Sykut
Using habitat suitability modelling to inform proposed reintroductions of European wildcat Felis silvestris to England and Wales

Stephen Carter
13:10 - 13:30
Roads, forestry, and wolves interact to drive moose browsing behavior in Scandinavia

Anne Loosen
How do european wildcats (felis silvestris silvestris) manage to settle in a heavily fragmented landscape

Mathias Herrmann
13:30 - 15:00
Lunch
15:00 - 15:20
Diet overlap among red deer, roe deer and moose during winter in forest ecosystems, NE Poland

Mirosław Ratkiewicz
Diet of foxes in Warsaw – comparison of the results from three different methods of assessment

Mateusz Jackowiak
15:20 - 15:40
Alien vs. native – influence of fallow deer Dama dama introduction on roe deer Capreolus capreolus population

Jakub Gryz
Variations in the interspecific relationships of sympatric carnivores in a fluctuating prey scenario in a boreal ecosystem

Rocio Cano-Martinez
15:40 - 16:00
Rusa deer, an invasive species : inter & intra-population ecology, diet and dental microwear
Emilie Berlioz
Comparison of grey wolves and red foxes diet in habitats of different quality

Zuzanna Wikar
16:00 - 16:20
Composition and diet fluctuations of a reintroduced population of the Atlas Deer Cervus elaphus barbarus (Bennett, 1833) in the Akfadou forest (Algeria).

Nora Khammes-Elhomsi
Fossoriality in a risky landscape: wolves drive badger denning behaviour in Białowieża Primeval Forest

Tom Diserens
16:20 - 16:40
Impact of wild boar rooting on ectomycorrhizal fungi in boreal forests of Sweden

Lars Hillström
Martens in a changing world – body size variation over space and time

Anna Wereszczuk
16:40 - 17:00
Habitat use by Asian elephants: Context matters

Dinesh Neupane
Detecting methods for an opportunistic and expanding mesocarnivore in SW Europe: the Egyptian mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon)

Esther Descalzo
17:00 - 17:20
Distribution and abundance of wildlife in Europe: Towards harmonization and development of new strategies in the collection and use of data in wildlife management
Karolina Petrović
Evidence of urbanization of the Arctic fox near Reykjavík capital

Ester Rut Unnsteinsdóttir
17:20 - 17:50
Coffee Break
17:50 - 19:20
POSTER SESSION
 

THURSDAY, 26.09.2019

08:55 - 09:00
OPENING
09:00 - 10:00
PLENARY
The Evolution of the mammalian brain from Life History perspective

Marek Konarzewski
10:10 - 13:10
Hall A

MAMMAL PALEOECOLOGY. IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION
: HERVÉ BOCHERENS, RAFAŁ KOWALCZYK
Hall B

BEHAVIOURAL AND EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY: LESZEK RYCHLIK, BORIS SHEFTEL
10:10 - 10:40
Mammal paleoecology: Implications for conservation and restoration

Hervé Bocherens
Summer and winter diets of Neomys fodiens and Sorex minutus (Soricidae): Can the weakly expressed Dehnel’s phenomenon in these species be explained by high availability of their prey in winter?

Leszek Rychlik
10:40 - 11:00
Adapt or die—Response of large herbivores to environmental changes in Europe during the Holocene

Rafał Kowalczyk
Acoustic signals accompanying direct contact in two rodent species: the bank and the root voles 

Alek Rachwald
11:00 - 11:20
Holocene extinction of autochthonous mammals in the Carpathian Basin (Central Europe) and its ecological consequences

Attila Németh
Looking after energy budget: Ranging behaviour and habitat use of the desert hedgehog

Nobuyuki Yamaguchi
11:20 - 11:40
Conceptual reconstruction of Late Pleistocene large mammal communities on the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain reveals resilience to climate change but vulnerability to modern human predators

Jan Venter
Does Animal Personality Affect Movement in Habitat Corridors? Experiments with Common Voles (Microtus arvalis) using Different Corridor Widths

Gabriele Joanna Kowalski
11:40 - 12:10
Coffee Break
12:10 - 12:30
Conservation paleoecology of Southeast Asian gorals (Naemorhedus) and serow (Capricornis) through stable isotopic tracking since 400,000 years

Hervé Bocherens
Do common shrews Sorex araneus (Soricidae) of Novosibirsk and Tomsk chromosomal races differ in behavioural syndromes?

Leszek Rychlik
12:30 - 12:50
The NW Iberian brown bear diet from Upper Pleistocene to nowadays: an study on stable isotopes

Ana García-Vázquez
Synchronization of rodent reproduction and tree fructification in oak communities

Victoria A. Vekhnik
12:50 - 13:10
Ecological niche of red deer (Cervus elaphus) and changes in its range in Europe and the Ural Mountains since the Late Pleistocene

Magdalena Niedziałkowska
Can we get along? The role of competitive interactions and forest management in shaping a guild of terrestrial rodents

Stefania Gasperini
13:10 - 14:40
Lunch
14:40 - 16:50
Hall A

PALEOGENETICS: AXEL BARLOW
Hall B

BEHAVIOURAL AND EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY: LESZEK RYCHLIK, BORIS SHEFTEL
14:40 - 15:10
Middle Pleistocene genome calibrates the evolutionary history of cave bears

Axel Barlow
Effects of a simulated seasonal dietary shift on the wood mouse gut microbiota; from the lab to the wild

Kirsty Marsh
15:10 - 15:30
Diverse responses of common vole (Microtus arvalis) populations to Late Glacial and Early Holocene climate changes – evidence from ancient DNA

Mateusz Baca
Trophic niche partitioning and dietary competition in small rodents, measured using stable isotopes

Piotr Chibowski
15:30 - 15:50
Highly divergent population of narrow-headed vole from the Late Pleistocene Europe

Danijela Popovic
Think before you speak! Using thermal imaging for detecting intention and preparation to vocalize

Vlad Demartsev
15:50 - 16:10
Neolithic revolution trigged demographic expansion of an African opportunistic carnivore

Rita Rocha
Activity patterns and thermoregulation in male parti-coloured bats Vespertilio murinus

Zuzanna Hałat
16:10 - 16:30
 
 
The importance of multi-species bat roosts: host-parasite relationships between bats and bat flies of South-Eastern Europe

Áron Péter
16:30 - 16:50
 
Adaptive differences in host selection and seasonality of bat-specialist ticks in Europe

Attila D. Sándor
20:00
CONFERENCE DINNER
 

FRIDAY, 27.09.2019

08:55 - 09:00
OPENING
09:00 - 10:00
PLENARY
Ecology of rodent-borne pathogens in Europe

Heikki Henttonen
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 - 14:10
Hall A

MAMMALS IN ANTHROPOGENIC LANDSCAPE: DUSKO CIROVIC, ASTRID VIK STRONEN
Hall B

GENERAL SESSION: 
FRANCK COURCHAMP
10:30 - 11:00
Carnivores in anthropogenic landscapes

Dusko Cirovic
The economic cost of invasive mammals

Franck Courchamp
11:00 - 11:20
Resistance modelling infers physical and behavioural gene flow barriers to the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) across the Berlin metropolitan area

Alain Frantz
Parasitological investigations of raccoons from several locations in Germany and Luxemburg

Natalia Osten-Sacken
11:20 - 11:40
Red fox population dynamics in habitats of different anthropopression levels

Dagny Krauze-Gryz
Know your enemy: A molecular approach identifies multiple key factors driving a small mammal invasion-extinction event on an island

Samuel Browett
11:40 - 12:00
How does anthropogenic noise impact the behaviour of a keystone species?

Graeme Shannon
Multispecies reservoir of Spirometra erinaceieuropaei (Cestoda: Diphyllobothridae) in wild mammalian hosts in NE Poland 

Marta Kołodziej-Sobocińska
12:00 - 12:30
Coffee Break
12:30 - 12:50
Evaluation of human influence on the activity of medium – large mammals in Myanmar forests

Giacomo Cremonesi
Combining questionnaire survey and biogeographic models to update and forecast the distribution of the only mongoose species in Europe

Miguel Delibes-Mateos
12:50 - 13:10
Linking biodiversity to ecosystem services: The small mammal community of NE Portugal agroecosystems

Joana Paupério
Spatial variables associated with the geographical range shift of European hamster (Cricetus cricetus) in Poland

Aleksandra Zarzycka
13:10 - 13:30
Behavioural adjustments of non-commensal rodents to urban environments

Valeria Mazza
The beaver facilitates species richness and abundance of terrestrial and semi-aquatic mammals

Janne Sundell
13:30 - 13:50
Do natural margins of arable fields support small mammal populations?

Grete Tõnisalu
Mammal mapping in Russia

Andrey Lissovsky
13:50 - 14:10
Community Assembly Rules of Insectivorous Bat Species in Man-made plantations in Israel

Claudia Allegrini
Networking at sea: unraveling mixed-species cetacean sightings

Mridula Srinivasan
14:10 - 14:30
 
Predators and megaherbivores have contrasting impacts on nitrogen and phosphorus stoichiometry in an African savanna

Elizabeth le Roux
14:30 - 15:50
Lunch
15:50 - 16:00
CLOSING CEREMONY
16:00
END OF CONFERENCE

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