10 search results for “serosa” in the Public website
The serosa: an evolutionary novelty in insect eggs
What is the function of the insect serosa?
Surviving embryogenesis: The extraembryonic serosa protects the insect egg against desiccation and infection
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.P. Spaink, Co-promotor: Dr. M. van der Zee
Maurijn van der Zee
How insects conquered land
IBL-researchers revealed in a new study that insects are successful on land because their eggs became protected against desiccation. An extraembryonic membrane in the egg, the serosa, helped insects to make the transition from water to land.
Host-Microbe Interactions in Animal Sciences
Animal Sciences’ contributions to the Host-Microbe Interactions research theme focus on the interaction of animal hosts with pathogenic microbes but also the beneficial role of the gut microbiome.
PhD thesis award for Biologist Chris Jacobs
Chris Jacobs, former PhD-student of the IBL, received the national “Dissertation Award” for best PhD thesis of the year on insects. The award was handed out last Friday, the 18th of December, by Professor Matty Berg, president of the Dutch Entomological Society.
Leiden biologist receives National Zoology Award
Maurijn van der Zee, evolutionary biologist at the IBL, received the National Zoology Award for his research on the evolutionary success of the insects. The award was handed out last Saturday, the 17th of December, by Professor Jan Kammenga, chairman of the Royal Dutch Zoological society.
We perform multidisciplinary research at molecular, cellular, and organismal levels of animal biology to increase fundamental understanding of health and disease.
18 Veni subsidies for Leiden, 8 for our faculty!
This year, NWO has awarded a Veni subsidy to 143 young researchers who have recently obtained their PhD. 17 of these researchers are at Leiden University and one works at the LUMC. The successful applicants will each receive 250,000 euro to develop their ideas and carry out research over a period of…
Evidence-based treatment of central serous chorioretinopathy