Scientific Program Thursday Registration at MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology by delontewest


									                           Scientific Program
                                  Thursday, 07.12.06
13:30–14:30 Registration at MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology

Biocity, Lecture Hall:
14:30 Welcome: Julia Ostner

        Plenary Talk: Peter Kappeler
        Sexual selection and lemur evolution

Chair: Martha Robbins

15:30 Ute Radespiel & Romule Rakotondravony
        Natural and anthropogenic determinants of gene flow and genetic structure in a
        metapopulation of the golden-brown mouse lemur (Microcebus ravelobensis)

15:45 Anja Widdig, Peter Nürnberg, Fred B. Bercovitch, Andrea Trefilov, John
      B. Berard, Matt J. Kessler, Jörg Schmidtke, Jürgen W. Streich & Michael
        Consequences of group fission for the patterns of relatedness among rhesus macaques

16:00 Oliver Schülke, Roger Mundry & Julia Ostner
        O brother where art thou? Demography and relatedness in primate males

16:15 Christoph Knogge, Dietmar Zinner & Eckhard W. Heymann
        Evidence for harem units as the base for the multilevel organisation of red uakaris
        Cacajao calvus ucayalii Thomas, 1928

16:30 Sindhu Radhakrishna
        Birth rate patterns in two wild populations of the slender loris (Loris lydekkerianus)

16:45 Coffee Break

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig
Chair: Manfred Eberle

17:15 Markus Port & Peter Kappeler
        Reproductive skew among male redfronted lemurs (Eulemur fulvus rufus): A case of
        concessions or limited control?

17:30 Julia Ostner, Charles Nunn & Oliver Schülke
        Reproductive skew in male primates

17:45 Katharin Pieta
        Mating Strategies and Copulation Success of Female Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes
        schweinfurthii) at Kanyawara, Kibale National Park, Uganda

18:00 Claudia Barelli, Michael Heistermann, Ulrich Reichard & Christophe
        Sexual swellings in wild female gibbons (Hylobates lar)

18:15 Florian Nitsch & Dietmar Zinner
        Copulation pattern in hamadryas baboons

18:30 Thomas Breuer, Christophe Boesch & Martha M. Robbins
        Applying digital photogrammetry to measure sexual dimorphism in wild western
        gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)

MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology
18:45 Poster Presentations (with food and drinks)

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig
                                    Friday, 08.12.06

Biocity, Lecture Hall:
Chair: Claudia Fichtel

08:30 Christine Hrubesch, Signe Preuschoft & Carel van Schaik
        Choice between tool-use alternatives in two groups of captive chimpanzees

08:45 Cornelia Schrauf, Elisabetta Visalberghi & Ludwig Huber
        Tool selection in a nut-cracking task in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)

09:00 Adrian Jaeggi, Lynda Dunkel & Carel van Schaik
        The role of social learning in the acquisition of foraging skills in wild Bornean orang-
        utans (Pongo pygmaeus)

09:15 Signe Preuschoft, Anne M. Fowler & Frans B.M. de Waal
        Quantification of collective actions and food sharing among chimpanzees in a
        cooperation experiment

09:30 Judith Burkart & Carel van Schaik
        Are common marmosets’ cooperative behaviours mediated through prosocial

09:45 Karin Isler & Carel van Schaik
        The impact of locomotor energetics on brain size evolution

10:00 Coffee Break

Chair: Ute Radespiel

10:30 Elisabeth Scheiner
        Dimensions in emotional vocalization

10:45 Marina Davila Ross, Birgit Förderreuther, Michael J. Owren & Elke
        “Vocal laughter” in great apes: a phylogenetic approach

11:00 Claudia Fichtel
        Cultural variants in sifaka alarm call comprehension

11:15 Marina Scheumann, Dina Sündermann, Esther Bunkus & Elke
        Acoustic and olfactory predator recognition in predator-naïve grey mouse lemurs
        (Microcebus murinus)

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig
11:30 Anja Deppe & Patricia C. Wright
        Visual and olfactory snake recognition in wild brown mouse lemurs (Microcebus

11:45 Kristian Folta, Robert Niebergall, Dietmar Grube & Stefan Treue
        Timing of rhythmic light and tone signals in humans and rhesus monkeys

12:00 Lunch (MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology)

Chair: Julia Fischer

13:20 Award of the 2006 GfP Preis

13:30 Mirjam N. Nadjafzadeh & Eckhard W. Heymann
        Prey capture strategies of red titi monkeys, Callicebus cupreus, in comparison to
        sympatric tamarin monkeys, Saguinus mystax and Saguinus fuscicollis, in
        northeastern Peru

13:45 Tara R. Harris & SL Monfort
        C peptide: A useful measure of net energy gain for feeding competition studies?

14:00 Roland Plesker & Annette Schuhmacher
        Feeding of non-human primates with fruits and vegetables can lead to nutritional

14:15 Gottfried Hohmann & Sylvia Ortmann
        Nutritional ecology, food processing and digestive strategies in bonobos and

14:30 Shelly Masi, Chloe Cipolletta & Martha Robbins
        Seasonal variation in activity budget and feeding ecology in a western gorilla (Gorilla
        gorilla gorilla) group in Bai-Hokou, Central African Republic (CAR)

14:45 Stanislav Lhota, Tomas Junek & Ludek Bartos
        Feeding behaviour of aye-ayes in an agricultural plantation resembles feeding in a

15:00 Coffee Break

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig
Chair: Tobias Deschner

15:30 Hartmut Rothgänger
        Play behaviour of infant and adult chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

15:45 Britta Müller & Eckhard W. Heymann
        Intestinal parasites or the challenge of being female

16:00 Yves Rumpler, Christian Roos & Dietmar Zinner
        Cytogenetic study of the Lepilemur from Manombo

16:15 Linn F. Groeneveld, Rodin Rasoloarison & Peter Kappeler
        Taxonomy of the endemic Malagasy genus Cheirogaleus (Primates)

16:30 Plenary Talk: Klaus Zuberbühler
        Social and non-social complexity and primate cognitive evolution

17:30 Coffee Break

18:00 Announcement of Student Competition Results
      followed by
      GfP Mitgliederversammlung

19:30 Party at Volkshaus

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

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