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Stand: February 21, 2018

Dr. Christoph Limbach

Programme Director
Life Sciences 1: Molecular and Organismic Biology

E-Mail: Christoph.Limbach@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2895
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-2777
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Support of DFG Statutory Bodies

Permanent Senate Commission on Animal Protection and Experimentation

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

203-03 Animal Ecology, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
203-04 Sensory and Behavioural Biology
203-05 Animal Physiology and Biochemistry

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

203-01 Special Zoology and Morphology
203-02 Evolution, Anthropology
203-06 Evolutionary Cell and Developmental Biology (Zoology)

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programme

1608 Ultrafast and temporally precise information processing: normal and dysfunctional hearing
1704 Flexibility matters: Interplay between trait diversity and ecological dynamics using aquatic communities as model systems (DynaTrait)

Research Units

1246 Kilimanjaro ecosystems under global change: Linking biodiversity, biotic interactions and biogeochemical ecosystem processes
2136 Sociality and health in primates
2281 Sociality and the reversal of the fecundity-longevity trade-off

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


212 A Novel Synthesis of Individualisation across Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution: Niche Choice, Niche Conformance, Niche Construction (NC3)

Collaborative Research Centre

1182 Origin and Function of Metaorganisms

Graduate School

82 Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences

Research Training Group

2010 Biological Responses to Novel and Changing Environments
2118 Integrating Biodiversity Research with Movement Ecology in Dynamic Agricultural Landscapes (BioMove)
2272 R3 - Responses to biotic and abiotic Changes, Resilience and Reversibility of Lake Ecosystems

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