Dissertation Topics

Prof. Ariel Chipman
Developmental & Evolutionary Biology
Ecology, Evolution & Behavior
  1. The evolution of developmental pathways and comparative embryology as a tool for studying evolutionary processes.
  2. Early stages of embryonic patterning in arthropods and the evolution of the segmental body plan.
  3. The evolution of the arthropod head and the distinction between head and trunk.
  4. Comparative genomics of model and non-model systems..
  5. Historical biogeography of Israel, using the National invertebrate collection.