Theoretical Ecology and Evolution

The Bank lab @ Universität Bern


(In chronological order of joining the group)

Claudia Bank

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Ana-Hermina Ghenu

  • PhD student (co-supervised by Isabel Gordo)
  • Contact: ana-hermina.ghenu [at]
  • GoogleScholar, ORCID

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Marco Louro

  • PhD student (co-supervised by Mónica Bettencourt Dias)
  • Contact: mlouro [at]

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Juan Li

  • Postdoctoral researcher
  • Contact: [at]

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Ana Y. Morales-Arce

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Susanne Holenstein

  • Office manager
  • Contact: susanne.holenstein [at]

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Adamandia Kapopoulou

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Loïc Marrec

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David McLeod

  • Postdoctoral researcher
  • Contact: david.mcleod [at]
  • GoogleScholar

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Loraine Hablützel

  • PhD student
  • Contact: loraine.habluetzel [at]

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Russell Jasper

  • PhD student
  • Contact: russell.jasper [at]

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Julio Ayala

  • PhD student
  • Contact: julio.ayalalopez [at]

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Bachelor students

Giulia Capella

Henrik Jasper

Associated team members

Jessica Rieder

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(In reverse chronological order of leaving the group)

University of Bern Alumni

André Amado Postdoc (2019-2023)

Jérôme Stäheli Master student (2021-2023)

Sabrina Rasch Bachelor student (2021-2022)

Gulbenkian Science Institute Alumni

Massimo Amicone Associated PhD student

Davide Cusseddu Postdoc (2019-2021)

Mark Schmitz Data/Lab Manager (2020)

Lucy Lansch-Justen Trainee/Programmer (2020)

Inês Borges Bachelor student (2020)

Lila Fishman Sabbatical Visitor (2019-2020)

Alex Wong Sabbatical Visitor (2019)

Dragan Stajic Associated postdoctoral researcher (2019)

Christian Diwo Trainee (2019)

Alexandre Blanckaert Postdoc (2016-2019)

Inês Fragata Postdoc (2016-2019)

Dinis Seward Summer project student (2019)

Vedanth Sriram Summer project student (2019)

Manuel Fortunato Project student (2018)

Sofia Torres Summer project student (2018)

Emma Berdan Visiting postdoc (2018)

Andreia Teixeira Trainee (2016)

Mariana Vidal Pinheiro Summer project student (2016)

Telmo Cunha Summer project student (2016)