Chris Jacobs

Science enthousiast

About me

PhD student @ Leiden University

Insect Development and Immunity

Work with Drosophila melanogaster, Tribolium castaneum and Nicrophorus vespilloides.

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


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Curator qualifications


1) PhD student at Leiden University:


Jacobs, C. G. C. and van der Zee, M. Immune competence in insect eggs depends on the extraembryonic serosa. Developmental and Comparative Immunology.

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.

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.