Great tit
Copyright Christian Ziegler

Projects of the research group "Evolutionary Physiology"

We are exploring the linkage between the hormones testosterone and corticosterone with behavior and physiology in various bird species. [more]
We investigate the physiological routes by which glucocorticoids determine telomere dynamics during growth and the resulting fitness consequences. [more]
How are glucocorticoids regulated before and during reproduction in vertebrates with a different pace of life? [more]
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