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Mr.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoffmeister

Faculty 02
Biology/Chemistry Biology/Chemistry

E-Mail: hoffmeister@uni-bremen.de

Affiliations | Research Topics | Cooperations | Projects | Scientific Activities | Resources


Affiliations

High-Profile Areas
» Minds Media Machines


Affiliation to a Central Research Unit
» Center for Cognitive Sciences


Affiliation to an institute
Code Indication deutsch Indication englisch Funcition Keywords deutsch Keywords englisch
ECO  Institut für Ökologie  Institute of Ecology  Member     



Affialation to a work group
Code Indication deutsch Indication englisch Faculty Keywords deutsch Keywords englisch
popecol  AG Populations- und Evolutionsökologie  Population and evolutionary ecology group  F03    Population ecology, behavioural ecology, evolutionary ecology, decision making, foraging, species interactions 




Research Topics
Life sciences
» Zoology
» Neurosciences


Cooperations

Researchers with cooperation
Institution City Category Country of origin
Prof. Dr. B. D. Roitberg, Simon Fraser University Burnaby, B.C. University abroad Canada



Projects

Most significant projects
Code Indication deutsch Indication englisch Cooperation partners Funding sources/agencies Term
BINGO Breeding Invertebrates for Next Generation BioControl Marie Sk?odowska-Curie Innovative Training Network EU (Horizon2020, ITN) 2015 - 2018
Information state dependent foraging decisions Information-state dependent decision making in foragers exploiting complex habitats Dr. Marjolein Kruidhof ZF Univ. Bremen 2012 - 2016
Kompetenzen im Blick Studienbegleitende Kompetenzportfolios als (A) studienverbessernde Maßnahme und (B) QM-Maßnahme competence portfolios as quality management tool in biology study programs Jennifer Uhlig, AG Hoffmeister; Martina Salm, ZMML; Prof. Dr. Michael Deneke, Univ. Darmstadt Land Bremen, HSP I 2012 - 2014
Mango IPM Interaktionen zwischen Weberameisen, Mango-Fruchtfliegen und ihren Parasitoiden Interactions between weaver ants, Mango-fruit flies and their parasitoids Dr. Sunday Ekesi, icipe, Kenya BMZ GZI 2011 - 2014
Biologische Bekämpfung mit Bracon brevicornis Einsatz eines neuen Nützlings, des Larvalparasitoiden Bracon brevicornis, zur biologischen Bekämpfung des Maiszünslers Use of a new beneficial insect, the larval parasitoid Bracon brevicornis, in the biological control of the European corn borer AMW Nützlinge GmbH, Außerhalb 54, 64319 Pfungstadt http://www.amw-nuetzlinge.de Drittmittel: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie 2009 - 2011
State-dependent responses to cues of danger Status-abhängige Entscheidungen bei Wahrnehmung von Gefahr State-dependent responses to cues of danger Prof. Dr. Bernard D. Roitberg, SFU Burnaby, Canada Drittmittel: DAAD 2008 - 2010
Parasitoids for Mango IPM Der Einsatz von eingeführten Parasitoiden zur integrierten Bekämpfung von Mango-Schädlingen in Afrika Evaluation of two introduced opiine parasitoids (Hymenoptera Dr. Sunday Ekesi, icipe, Nairobi, Kenya Drittmittel: BMU GTZ 2007 - 2010
Biodiversity and ecosystem services Funktion der Biodiversität - Die Bedeutung genetisch bedingter Vielfalt von Drosophiliden für den biologischen Abbau ephemerer Ressourcen the function of biodiversity - does genetic variability in drosophilids affect decomposition processes? Universität Bremen 2007 - 2011
Parasitoid life history evolution Die Evolution von life-histories bei Parasitoiden Parasitoid life history evolution Dr. Eric Wajnberg, INRA Antibes, France Dr. Patrick Coquillard, INRA Antibes, France Prof. Dr. Louise Vet, NIOO Heteren, The Netherlands Drittmittel: DAAD PROCOPE 2007 - 2010
Patch time allocation under competition Der Einfluss von Erfahrung und direkter Konkurrenz auf die Allokation von Zeit und Eiern auf Wirtspatches bei Parasitoiden How experience and direct competition affect the allocation of patch time and eggs in insect parasitoids Dr. Patsy Haccou, University of Leiden, The Netherlands Drittmittel: European Science Foundation, Programme BEPAR; http://www.esf.org/bepar DAAD; http://www.daad.de 2005 - 2008
Energetic expenditure and decision making Beeinflusst der Energieverbrauch oder die Zeit zwischen Patchbesuchen die Entscheidung, wann Wirtsopatches verlassen werden? Time costs or energetic expenditure - what is the currency used by parasitoids in patch leaving decisions? Prof. Dr. Carlos Bernstein, Univ. Lyon 1, France Drittmittel: European Science Foundation, Programme BEPAR, http://www.esf.org/bepar DAAD 2005 - 2007
BEPAR Verhaltensökologie von Parasitoiden Behavioural Ecology of Parasitoids Dr. Eric WAJNBERG INRA Sophia Antipolis France E-mail Drittmittel: ESF 2005 - 2009
Life history on the landscape Der Einfluss von Isolation und Fragmentierung auf die Evolution von Life Histories bei Insekten The effect of isolation and fragmentation on the evolution of insect life histories Prof. Dr. B.D. Roitberg, simon Fraser Univ. Burnaby, BC Canada Prof. Dr. L.E.M. Vet, Neth. Inst. Ecology, Heteren, NL Universität Bremen 2004 - 2008


Agencies that have funded your research during the past five years (public institutions and foundations)
» EU (7. FP)


Expertise
insects, biological control, behavioural ecology, population ecology, Evolution, bio-statistics



Scientific Activities


Publications (Hyperlink)
Link (extern): http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2840-7278 http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2840-7278


Most significant Publications
Habitat complexity reduces parasitoid foraging efficiency, but does not prevent orientation towards learned host plant odours. (Publisher)
Type
Author(s)HM Kruidhof, AL Roberts, P Magdaraog, D Muñoz, R Gols, LEM Vet, TS Hoffmeister, JA Harvey
Year2015
InOecologia
Doi10.1007/s00442-015-3346-y
Article
 
Optimal within-patch movement strategies for optimising patch residence time: an agent-based modelling approach
Type
Author(s)Wajnberg E, Hoffmeister TS, Coquillard P
Year2013
InBehavioural Ecology and Sociobiology
Year67
Issue12
Pages2053-2063
Doi10.1007/s00265-013-1615-5
Article
 
Dynamic response to danger in a parasitoid wasp
Type
Author(s)Roitberg, B.D., Zimmermann, K., Hoffmeister, T.S.
Year2010
InBehavioural Ecology and Sociobiology
Year64
Pages627-637
Article
 
Kin recognition and sib-mating avoidance limit the risk of genetic incompatibility in a parasitic wasp
Type
Author(s)Metzger, M., Bernstein, C., Hoffmeister, T.S, Desouhant, E.
Year2010
InPloSONE
Year5
Issue10
Pagese13505
Article
 
State dependent attack persistence in a mosquito. Physiological Entomology
Type
Author(s)Roitberg, B.D., Keiser, S., Hoffmeister, T.S.
Year2010
InPhysiological Entomology
Year35
Pages46-51
Article
 
The theoretical value of encounters with parasitized hosts for parasitoids
Type
Author(s)Kolss, M., Hoffmeister, T.S., Hemerik, L
Year2006
InBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology,
Year62
Pages291-304
Article
 
Statistical tools to improve the quality of experiments for assessing non-target effects. (Publisher)
Type
Author(s)Hoffmeister, T.S., Babendreier, D. Wajnberg, E.
Year2006
InIn Biological Control of Arthropods using Invertebrates: Methods for Environmental Risk Assessment
Pages222-240
Book Chapter
 
Host specificity in arthropod biological control, methods for testing and interpretation of the data. (Publisher)
Type
Author(s)van Lenteren, J.C., Cock, M.J.W., Hoffmeister, T.S., Sands, D.P.A.
Year2006
InBiological Control of Arthropods using Invertebrates: Methods for Environmental Risk Assessment
Pages38-63
Book Chapter
 
Ecological and evolutionary consequences of biological invasion and habitat fragmentation
Type
Author(s)Hoffmeister, T.S., Vet, L.E.M., Biere, A., Holsinger, K., Filser, J.
Year2005
InEcosystems
Year8
Pages657-667
Article
 
Linking spatial processes to life history evolution of insect parasitoids.
Type
Author(s)Hoffmeister, T.S., Roitberg, B.D., Vet, L.E.M.
Year2005
InThe American Naturalist
Year166
PagesE62-E74
Article
 
The diversity of fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids. (Publisher)
Type
Author(s)Hoffmeister, T.S., Vidal, S.
Year1994
InIn: B.A. Hawkins, W. Sheehan (eds.) Parasitoid community ecology. Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford
Pages47-76
Book Chapter
 
Factors determining the structure and diversity of parasitoid complexes in tephritid fruit flies.
Type
Author(s)Hoffmeister, T
Year1992
InOecologia
Year89
Pages288-297
Article
 


 

First Ph.D. supervisor
Title of the dissertation First name Last name Sex Year
Yin-Quan Liu männlich 2009
Jennifer Uhlig weiblich
Mareike Koppik weiblich
Anne Weeda weiblich
Katharina Merkel weiblich
Valentina Migani weiblich

Visiting Scientists
Name Term Institution of origin Country of origin
Dr. Hans Smid WS 2012/2013 Univ. Wageningen Netherlands
Prof. Dr. Bernard D. Roitberg WS 2013/ 2014 Simon Fraser University Canada
Prof. Dr. Hans Joachim Poethke WS 2013/2014 Univ. Würzburg Germany
Prof. Dr. Susanne Foitzik WS 2013/2014 Univ. Mainz Germany



Resources
 
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Dean Faculty Biology/Chemistry 2012-2014
Vice President Academic 2014-2022





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