David Åhlén

In 2019 I started my PhD studies at Stockholm University, which are co-supervised by Ayco Tack (my main supervisor is Peter Hambäck). I received a MSc in Ecology and Biodiversity at Stockholm University in 2016, where I worked on the … Read More

Emilia Regazzoni

I am a master student within genetic and molecular plant sciences at Stockholm University, currently writing my thesis on the transcriptional and metabolomic changes occurring in oaks in response to infestation by fungi and/or insects.

Biruk Nurihun

PhD student

I just started my PhD. My main interest is in the relationship between climate, biodiversity, coffee diseases and smallholder farmer’s livelihood in southwestern Ethiopia.

Alvaro Gaytán

PhD student

I am working in the project “Climate, life-history and a multitrophic food web on oak” and my objective is to understand how spatial and temporal variation in climate affects the voltinism of a diverse community of herbivores and parasitoids on … Read More

Laura van Dijk

PhD student

I obtained my Master’s degree in Ecology and Biodiversity in 2017 at Stockholm University, and thereafter I started my PhD on plant-microbe-insect interactions. Specifically, my research focuses on oak trees and wood anemones, thereby investigating the diseases as well as … Read More

Beyene Hailu

PhD student (co-supervisor)

I am a PhD student co-supervised by Ayco Tack (my main supervisor is Kristoffer Hylander). I received a Master’s degree in Nematology (European Masters of Science in Nematology, an Erasmus Mundus Program) from Ghent University in 2014. Since then I … Read More

Maria Faticov

PhD student

In August 2015, I received my Master’s Degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Helsinki University. In 2016, I started my PhD, where I investigate the distribution, drivers and role of microbes within a diverse food web on the pedunculate … Read More

Ayco Tack

Principal investigator

I am broadly interested in the ecology and evolution of species interactions. For this, I have worked extensively on the spatial dynamics of the insect and pathogen community on the oak tree Quercus robur and the below- and aboveground food web … Read More