Chris Jacobs

Science enthousiast

About me

PhD student @ Leiden University

Insect Development and Immunity

Work with Drosophila melanogaster, Tribolium castaneum and Nicrophorus vespilloides.

Write about science @ www.science-explained.com

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Full name
Chris Jacobs
Username
ChrisJacobs
I am
a professional scientist
Curator level
Full Curator

Activity

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Curator qualifications

Credentials

1) PhD student at Leiden University: http://www.science.leidenuniv.nl/index.php/ibl/jacobs

2)

Jacobs, C. G. C. and van der Zee, M. Immune competence in insect eggs depends on the extraembryonic serosa. Developmental and Comparative Immunology.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dci.2013.05.017

Jacobs, C. G. C., Rezende, G.L., Lamers, G.E.M. and van der Zee, M. The extraembryonic serosa protects the insect egg against desiccation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.1082

Curation scope
Ecology, Evolution and Development of insects. Main focus on the effects of development on the ability of insect eggs to cope with their environment. I work on several species of insects.