Theresa Rueger

Postdoctoral Associate

  • Title Postdoctoral Associate
  • Education PhD, James Cook University

Originally from Germany, I completed my PhD at James Cook University in Australia under supervision of Prof Geoff Jones and Dr Naomi Gardiner. Thus far I have conducted behavioral experiments and used DNA markers to answer question pertaining to the evolution and maintenance of coral reef fish mating systems, group structures and small-scale population dynamics. As a European Union, Marie Curie Fellow in the labs of Pete Buston at Boston University and Mike Cant at the University of Exeter, I aim to investigate the evolution of social systems through long term experiments, molecular tools and mathematical modelling using the clown anemonefish and the emerald gobies as model organisms

Lab Publications (Google Scholar Profile; CV)

Rueger, T. P, Barbasch, T. D, Wong, M. Y. L., Srinivasan, M., Jones, G. P. & Buston, P. M. (2018) Reproductive control via the threat of eviction in the clown anemonefish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 285: 20181295.

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