|21.09.2018||Welcome to our new PhD students Marina Choppin and Anissa Kennedy and visiting PhD Student Jamille Veiga from the University of Parà!!!|
|21.09.2018||New study accepted in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology by C Grüter: "Repeated switches from cooperative to selfish worker oviposition during stingless bee evolution."|
|21.09.2018||We have successfully relocated!|
WE ARE ON MOVE!
You find us up from September, 17th 2018
New study accepted in PeerJ by Rosumek FB, Blüthgen N, Brückner A, Menzel F, Gebauer G und Heethoff M: "Unveiling community patterns and trophic niches of tropical and temperate ants using an integrative framework of field data, stable isotopes and fatty acids"
|01.08.2018||New study accepted in BMC Biology by Libbrecht R, Oxley PR & Kronauer DJC: "Clonal raider ant brain transcriptomics identifies candidate molecular mechanisms for reproductive division of labor".|
|26.07.2018||Check out the article in the New York Times about the recent Science paper co-authored by Romain Libbrecht.|
|01.07.2018||New study accepted in Science by Chandra V, Fetter-Pruneda I, Oxley PR, Ritger A, McKenzie S, Libbrecht R & Kronauer DJC: "Social regulation of insulin signaling and the evolution of eusociality in ants."|
|29.06.2018||Congratulations to Philip Kohlmeier for his successful PhD defence! Best of luck in the Netherlands!|
|08.05.2018||New study accepted in PLOS Biology by Kohlmeier P, Feldmeyer B, Foitzik S: "Vitellogenin-like A - associated shifts in social cue responsiveness regulate behavioral task specialization in an ant."|
|12.4.2018||New study accepted in Journal of Experimental Biology by Sprenger PP, Burkert LH, Abou B, Federle W, Menzel F (2018): Coping with the climate: Cuticular hydrocarbon acclimation of ants under constant and fluctuating conditions.|
New study accepted in Journal of Thermal Biology by Körner M., Foitzik S., Meunier J. 2018. Extended winters entail long-term costs for insect offspring reared in an overwinter burrow.
|30.01.2018||New study accepted in Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology by Glaser S, Grüter C: "Ants (Temnothorax nylanderi) adjust tandem running when food source distance exposes them to greater risks."|
New study accepted in Philosohical Transactions of the Royal Society B by Grüter C, Jongepier, E, Foitzik, S: "Insect societies fight back: the evolution of defensive traits against social parasites."
|23.11.2017||New study accepted in Neotropical Entomology by Grüter C, Wüst M, Cipriano AP, Nascimento FS: "Tandem recruitment and foraging in the ponerine ant Pachycondyla harpax (Fabricius)."|
|17.11.2017||New study accepted in BMC Evolutionary Biology by Feldmeyer, B, Elsner, D. Alleman, A, Foitzik S: "Species-specific genes under selection characterize the co-evolution of slavemaker and host lifestyles."|
New study accepted in Functional Ecology von Menzel F, Zumbusch M, Feldmeyer B: "How ants acclimate: impact of climatic conditions on the cuticular hydrocarbon profile"