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Dr T. (Thomas) Blankers-

Postdocotoral Researcher
Faculty of Science
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
  • Room number: C3.205
Postal address
  • Postbus 94240
    1090 GE Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications



    • Blankers-, T., Berdan, E., Hennig, M., & Mayer, F. (2019). Physical linkage and mate preference generate linkage disequilibrium for behavioral isolation in two parapatric crickets. Evolution, 73(4), 777-791.
    • Blankers-, T., Oh, K., & Shaw, K. (2019). Parallel genomic architecture underlies repeated sexual signal divergence in Hawaiian Laupala crickets. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 286(1912).


    • Blankers-, T., Burdfield Steel, E. R., Fruitet, E. C. E., & Groot, A. T. (2019). Evolution of sex pheromone communication in response to artificial selection. Poster session presented at Netherlands Society for Evolutionary Biology, Ede, Netherlands.
    • Blankers-, T., Oh, K., & Shaw, K. (2019). Parallel genetics of repeated sexual signal divergence. Poster session presented at European Society for Evolutionary Biology, .
    • Burdfield Steel, E. R., Blankers-, T., Fruitet, E. C. E., & Groot, A. T. (2019). Coping with change – how can chemical communication systems overcome disruptions?.
    • Fruitet, E. C. E., Blankers-, T., Burdfield Steel, E. R., Heckel, D. G., & Groot, A. T. (2019). How costly it is to be sexy?. Poster session presented at Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Symposium, .


    • Blankers-, T. (2020). NWA Small Project Call.
    • Blankers-, T. (2018). H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship.

    Talk / presentation

    • Blankers-, T. (speaker), Burdfield Steel, E. (speaker), Fruitet, E. (speaker) & Groot, A. (speaker) (13-12-2019). The evolution of sex pheromones, NEV Nederlandse Entomologendag.
    • Blankers-, T. (speaker), Oh, K. (speaker) & Shaw, K. (speaker) (14-12-2018). A rapid radiation of flightless crickets in Hawaii, NEV Nederlandse Entomologendag 2018.


    • Blankers-, T. (participant) & Haverkamp, A. (organiser) (11-2-2020 - 12-2-2020). Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting. NAEM 2020 session "Chemical communication - Nature's universal language" (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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  • Ancillary activities
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