Tom Van Dooren
Sorbonne Université - Faculté de sciences
Building 44-45, second floor cc 237
4, place Jussieu
75252 Paris Cedex 05
Twitter: @tvdooren and @VPAlab
: Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp
: St.-Lucas Institute for Fine Arts, Brussels
: Military service, Military Hospital, Antwerp
: University of Antwerp, Graduate in Biology
: Ph. D. University of Antwerp "Phenotype Recipes in Evolutionary
: HDR Sorbonne University "Eco-Evo-Devo and Adaptation in Variable Environments
07-09.1994, Leiden University
, Grant from the ESF Scientific Programme
on Population Biology. Project title: 'Delayed maturation in temporally
structured populations with non-equilibrium dynamics'.
1994-1999, University of Antwerp
Ph.D. project in Animal Ecology (supervisor Prof. E. Matthysen):
'Spatial and Temporal aspects of Life History Strategies affecting Population
Structure'. Grants from FWO
2000, University of Antwerp
Post-Doc research assistant in a multidisciplinary
research group at the University of Antwerp. The central study theme
in the group was the relationship between morphological design, locomotory
performance in different set-ups and ecology/life history.
2000-2003, Leiden University
, Post-Doc in the Theoretical Evolutionary Biology section. Funded by the EU-Modlife research training network.
2003-2006, Leiden University
, Tenure-track assistant-professor in Animal Ecology. Supported by a VENI grant from the Dutch NWO
2006-2010, Leiden University
, Tenured term assistant-professor in Animal Ecology.
2009-2020, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden
, (guest) research associate, Terrestrial Zoology now Endless Forms.
2010-2013, UMR7625 Ecology and Evolution, Paris
, CNRS CR1 researcher.
Supported by a BIOADAPT grant from ANR
(2013-2016, with V Colot
(PI) and O Loudet
2014-, iEES Paris, Paris
, CNRS CR1 researcher, team Phenotypic Variability and Adaptation, VPA
, chef d'équipe.
Supported by ANR grant Aquatherm (2018-2021 PI Jean-François Le Galliard
) and HSFP grant DIETERM (2019-2022 PI Mireille Vasseur-Cognet
, treasurer of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology