MSc Sebastiano De Bona

Helvintie 2G 19

40500, Jyväskylä

Finland

Telephone: (+358) 414892996

e-mail: sebastiano.s.debona@jyu.fi

Date of birth: April 26th 1990

Place of birth: Feltre (Italy)

Nationality: Italian

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

EDUCATION

2015

PhD candidate at the Centre of Excellence for Biological Interactions, Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

2014

Master of Science in Evolutionary Biology, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy.

Thesis: Eye-mimicry or Conspicuousness? Testing the hypotheses for the efficacy of butterfly eyespots involved in a deimatic display

Supervisors: Dr. A. Grapputo, Dr. J. Valkonen, Prof. J. Mappes.
110/110 cum laude.

2014

European Union Erasmus Scholarship for study at the University of Jyväskylä.

2012

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy.

Thesis: Effects of climate change on migrations of birds and terrestrial mammals (bibliographic review)

Supervisor: Dr. Valerio Matozzo.

110/110 cum laude.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

EXPERIENCE

 

August-November 2015. Field Work in Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.)

 July 2015. Field Work in Keljo (Jyväskylä, Finland).

 

March-April 2015. Field Work in Australian Snowy Mountains and Canberra (Australia).

 

October 2014 – May 2015. Research Fellow at the Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyväskylä.

 

January-April 2014. Master’s Project at Konnevesi Research Station (Finland)

September 2013. Specialist Volunteer for Abruzzo National Park

September 2010. Junior Volunteer for Abruzzo National Park

 

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Oral presentations 

Poster presentations

Chairing of conference sessions

TEACHING

Spring 2016. Teaching of the course ‘EKOS314 - Foundations of Statistics for Ecology and Evolution’, 6 ECTS.

Spring 2016. Guest lectures in the discussion-based graduate level course ‘EKOS102 - Evolution’, 5 ECTS. Responsible instructors: Prof. Johanna Mappes and Dr. Swanne Gordon.

GRANTS AND AWARDS

 

2016-2018

Finnish Cultural Foundation. One-year working grant for doctoral research (24.000 + 24.000 + 24.000 €).

2015

University of Jyväskylä Scholarship to work as a field assistant to Dr K. Umbers in Australia (7.000 €).

2014

University of Jyväskylä Scholarship for master’s project completion (4.000 €).

2014

European Union Erasmus Scholarship for exchange program (1.630 €).

BROADER IMPACT

 

Media coverage

Outreach

Articles

Events

Review

Synergistic Activities

SKILLS

 

Languages:

 

Computing:

 

Hobbies: Hiking, birdwatching, wildlife photography.

                             

Jyväskylä (Finland), 29/11/2018