DEB keynotes

8th International Symposium on DEB theory, Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA
Metabolic organization across scales of space and time

Name AffiliationTitle
Chris Barnes Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of Washington Applying and Adapting DEB to Humans at Work
Tânia Sousa Professor, MARETEC, LARSyS, University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Técnico Metabolism in organisms and societies: differences and commonalities
David Spurgeon Principal scientist at the UK Center for Ecology and hydrology. Ecotoxicology and TK-TD models: What lies beneath.
David Civitello Assistant Professor of Biology at Emory University. Hungry hungry schistos: A multiscale DEB perspective on infectious disease outbreaks and control

7th International Symposium on DEB theory, Online (COVID), 2021
Forecasting in a changing world

Name AffiliationTitle
Michael Kearney Professor at the Monash University, Melbourne, Australia What is the status of metabolic theory one century after Pütter invented the von Bertalanffy growth curve?
Sabrina Russo Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA Applying the Dynamic Energy Budget approach to models of plant resource allocation
Cheryl Murphy Professor and director of the Michigan State University Center for PFAS Research, East Lansing, MI, USA The complexity of mixture toxicity and multiple stressors: how incorporating suborganismal processes into dynamic energy budgets can provide a path forward
Benjamin Martin Assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Understanding the effects of climate change on animal populations through the lens of organismal energetics

6th International Symposium on DEB theory, Brest, France, 2019

Name AffiliationTitle
Sebastiaan A.L.M. Kooijman Emeritus professor at the VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands What did we learn from the Add-my-Pet data base?
Roman Ashauer Associate Professor at University of York, York, UK Physiological modes of action are the key to (almost) everything
Brian Helmuth Professor at Marine Science Center, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA When do the details matter? DEB as an integrator of environmental variability multiple stressors and time history effects
Craig White Professor at the Monash University, Melbourne, Australia The evolution of metabolic rate

5th International Symposium on DEB theory, Tromsø, Norway, 2017
metabolic organisation plays a role in planetary stewardship

Name AffiliationTitle
JoLynn Carroll Assistant Director, Akvaplan-niva and professor at Arctic University of Norway, Norway Environmental sustainability challenges in the Arctic – developing solutions with the help of DEB
Sebastiaan A.L.M. Kooijman Emeritus Professor at the VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands Biodiversity in the context of DEB theory
Sofia Saraiva Researcher at the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Oceanography Unit, Sweden A simple application of a complex ecosystem model
Jan Baas Scientist at the Center for Hydrology and Ecology, UK Effects of mixtures explained
Mike Harfoot Senior scientist at the UNEP-WCMC, UK General Ecosystem Models: virtual tools for exploring the living world

4th International Symposium on DEB theory, Marseilles, France, 2015

Name AffiliationTitle
Erik Muller Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA Dynamic Energy Budget theory as integrative hub for evaluating organismal performance in multivariate environments
Starrlight Augustine Senior scientist at Akvaplan-niva, Tromso, Norway What is maturity? Discussing links between the concept and the underlying physiology of organisms
Ulrike Feudel Professor at the Institute for chemistry and biology of the marine environment, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany Competition of species using a Synthesizing Unit approach
André M. de Roos Professor of theoretical ecology at the Institute for biodiversity and ecosystem dynamics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands On the relevance and irrelevance of Dynamic Energy Budget models for population and community dynamics
Wilco C.E.P. Verberk Associate Professor at the Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands Size matters for balancing energy supply and demand in aquatic ectotherms

3rd International Symposium on DEB theory, Texel, The Netherlands, 2013

Name AffiliationTitle
Stephan J. Simpson Professor at the University of Syndey, Australia The nature of nutrition : A unifying framework from animal adaption to human obesity
Laure Pecquerie Scientist as the Institut of Research for Development, at the Laboratoire des Sciences de l'Environnement Marin, Brest, France How metabolism and environmental conditions determine properties of biogenic carbonates
Jean-Christophe Poggiale Professor at the Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography, Marseilles, France Community and Ecosystem models based on individuals properties: DEB theory and large numbers of individuals in fluctuating environements
Sebastiaan A.L.M. Kooijman Professor at the VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands Acceleration of Metabolism

2nd International Symposium on DEB theory, Lisbon, Portual, 2011

Name AffiliationTitle
Sebastian Diehl Professor of Ecology and Environmental Sciences at the University of Umea, Sweden Nutrient vs. energy limitation of primary and secondary production across biomes
Dina Lika Professor at the University of Crete, Greece Topology and metrics of DEB theory
Michael R. Kearney Lecturer at the Zoology Department in the Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Metabolic theory, life history and the distribution of a terrestrial ectotherm
Jaap van der Meer Professor at the VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and a scientist at NIOZ A mechanistic understanding of scaling relationships
José Zaldivar Senior Scientist at the European Commission Joint Research Centre at the Systems Toxicology Unit on the development of integrated models, Italy The integration of spatio-temporal aspects in eco- and human toxicology using DEB theory

1st International Symposium on DEB theory, Brest, France, 2009

Name AffiliationTitle
Tiago Domingos Professor at the Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal Dynamic Energy Budget Theory: Reaching Consilience Between the Physical and the Biological Sciences through an Axiomatic Theory for Metabolism
Tjalling Jager Senior scientist at the VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands What toxicants can teach us about metabolic organisation?
Stéphane Pouvreau Researcher at Ifremer Argenton, France What the Dynamic Energy Budget theory can tell us about filter feeders eco-physiology?
Roger Nisbet Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA Dynamic energy budget theory and ecology; learning from Daphnia