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17.05.2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Chemoecology von Bucher R, Japke LM, Ünlü AG, Menzel F: "Interactions of ants with native and invasive ladybeetles and the role of chemical cues in intraguild interference"
25.04.2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Royal Society Open Science von Beros, S., Lenhart, A., Scharf, I., Negroni, M.N., Menzel, F., Foitzik, S.: "Extreme lifespan extension in tapeworm-infected ant workers"
25.03.2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Molecular Ecology von Scharf, I., Stoldt, M., Libbrecht, R., Höpfner, A.L., Jongepier, E., Kever, M., Foitzik, S.: "Social isolation causes downregulation of immune and stress response genes and behavioural changes in a social insect"
24.03.2021 Schaut in den Artikel von Florian Menzel im Myrmecological News Blog, wo er über seine Forschung zu kutikulären Kohlenwasserstoffen erzählt.
15.03.2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Molecular Ecology von Kennedy, A., Peng, T., Glaser S.M., Linn, M., Foitzik, S., Grüter, C: "Use of waggle dance information in honey bees is linked to gene expression in the antennae, but not in the brain"
03.03.2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in G3 von Sprenger PP, Hartke J, Schmitt T, Menzel F*, Feldmeyer B’: "Candidate genes involved in cuticular hydrocarbon differentiation between cryptic, parabiotic ant species" (*authors contributed equally)
21.02.2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Journal of Experimental Biology von Negroni, M.A., Stoldt, M., Oster, M., Rupp, A-S., Feldmeyer, B. Foitzik, S.: "Social organisation and the evolution of life-history traits in two queen morphs of the ant Temnothorax rugatulus."
10.02.2021

Schaut in das Interview von Marina Choppin über ihre Forschung und ihre neueste Veröffentlichung:

Interview: https://blog.myrmecologicalnews.org/2021/02/10/queen-morph-and-reproductive-strategies-in-arizonian-ants/
Artikel: https://myrmecologicalnews.org/cms/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=1579&Itemid=439

06.02.2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Current Zoology von Sprenger PP*, Gerbes L*, Sahm J, Menzel F: "Cuticular hydrocarbon profiles differ between body parts: implications for communication and our understanding of CHC diffusion" (*authors contributed equally)
26.01.2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Diversity von Houadria M, Menzel F: "Digging deeper into the ecology of subterranean ants: diversity and niche partitioning"
January 2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Genes von Stoldt, M., Klein, L., Beros S., Butter, F., Jongepier, E., Feldmeyer B., Foitzik, S.: “Parasite presence induces gene expression changes in an ant host and their function in immunity and longevity”
22.01.2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Current Opinion in Insect Science von Menzel F, Feldmeyer B: "How does climate change affect social insects?"
Januar 2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B von Korb, J., Meusemann, K., Aumer, D., Bernadou, A., Elsner, D., Feldmeyer, B., Foitzik, S., Heinze, J., Libbrecht, R., Lin, S., Majoe, M., Kuhn M.M., Nehring, V., Negroni, M., Paxton, R.J., Séguret, A.C., Stoldt, M., Flatt T., & So-Long consortium: “Comparative transcriptomic analysis of the mechanisms underpinning ageing and fecundity in social insects"
Januar 2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Biology Letters von Negroni, M.A., Feldmeyer, B., Foitzik, S.: ”Experimental increase in fecundity causes upregulation of fecundity and body maintenance genes in the fat body of ant queens”
04.01.2021 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Myrmecological News von Choppin M, Graf S, Feldmeyer B, Libbrecht R, Menzel F, Foitzik S: "Queen and worker phenotypic traits are associated with colony composition and environment in Temnothorax rugatulus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), an ant with alternative reproductive strategies"
04.12.2020 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Ecological Entomology von Sprenger PP*, Müsse C*, Hartke J,  Feldmeyer  B, Schmitt T, Gebauer G, Menzel F: "Dinner with the roommates: Trophic niche differentiation and competition in a mutualistic ant-ant association" (*authors contributed equally)
04.11.2020 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Journal of Evolutionary Biology von Hartke J, Waldvogel A-M, Sprenger PP, Schmitt T, Menzel F, Pfenninger M, Feldmeyer B: "Little parallelism in genomic signatures of local adaptation in two sympatric, cryptic sister species"
Oktober 2020 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B von Majoe, M., Libbrecht, R., Foitzik, S. Nehring, V.: “Queen loss increases worker survival in leaf-cutting ants under paraquat-induced oxidative stress”
September 2020 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B von Negroni, M.A., Macit, M.N., Stoldt, M., Feldmeyer, B. Foitzik, S.: “Molecular regulation of lifespan extension in fertile ant workers”
06.03.2020 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Journal of Animal Ecology von Mestre L, Narimanov N, Menzel F, Entling M: "Non-consumptive effects between predators depend on the foraging mode of intraguild prey."
13.01.2020 Neue Studie akzeptiert in IScience von Libbrecht R, Nadrau D, Foitzik S: "A role of histone acetylation in the regulation of circadian rhythm in ants."
4.12.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Ecological Entomology von Houadria M & Menzel F: "Temporal and dietary niche is context-dependent in tropical ants."
18.11.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Myrmecological News von Sprenger PP & Menzel F: "Cuticular hydrocarbons in ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and other insects: how and why they differ among individuals, colonies, and species."
28.10.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Journal of Experimental Biology von Menzel F, Morsbach S, Martens JH, Räder P, Hadjadje S, Poizat M, Abou B: "Communication vs. waterproofing: the physics of insect cuticular hydrocarbons".
04.10.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Ecology and Evolution von Segers FHID, Kaltenpoth M, Foitzik S: "Abdominal microbial communities in ants depend on colony membership rather than caste and are linked to colony productivity."
04.10.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology von Segev U, Foitzik S: "Ant personalities and behavioral plasticity along a climatic gradient."
04.10.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Molecular Ecology von Alleman A, Stoldt M, Feldmeyer B, Foitzik S: "Tandem-Running and Scouting Behavior is Characterized by Up-Regulation of Learning and Memory Formation Genes within the Ant Brain."
04.10.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B von Kaur R, Stoldt M, Jongepier E, Feldmeyer B, Menzel F, Bornberg-Baur E, Foitzik S: "Ant behaviour and brain gene expression of defending hosts depend on the ecological success of the intruding social parasite".
13.08.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Journal of Chemical Ecology von Sprenger PP, Hartke J, Feldmeyer B, Orivel J, Schmitt T, Menzel F: "Influence of Mutualistic Lifestyle, Mutualistic Partner, and Climate on Cuticular Hydrocarbon Profiles in Parabiotic Ants."
16.7.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Genome Biology and Evolution von Hartke J, Schell T, Jongepier E, Schmidt H, Sprenger PP, Paule J, Bornberg-Bauer E, Schmitt T, Menzel F, Pfenninger M, Feldmeyer B: "Hybrid genome assembly of a neotropical mutualistic ant."
3.7.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in  Ecology and Evolution von Hartke J*, Sprenger PP*, Sahm J, Winterberg H, Orivel J, Baur H, Beuerle T, Schmitt T, Feldmeyer B*, Menzel F* (*authors contributed equally): "Cuticular hydrocarbons as potential mediators of cryptic species divergence in a mutualistic ant association."
27.06.2019 Wir gratulieren Philip Kohlmeier, der für seine Doktorarbeit den Preis der Boehringer Ingelheim Stiftung erhalten hat. Jedes Jahr wird damit eine exzellente Arbeit des Fachbereichs Biologie ausgezeichnet.
21.05.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Ecology and Evolution von Grevé M, Houadria M, Andersen A, Menzel F: "Niche differentiation in rainforest ant communities across three continents"
09.05.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Journal of Experimental Biology von Peng, T, Segers FHID, Nascimento, FS, Grüter C.: "Resource profitability, but not caffeine affects individual and collective foraging in the stingless bee Plebeia droryana."
09.05.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Behavioral Ecology von Baudier K, Ostwald M, Grüter C, Segers F, Roubik D, Pavlic T, Pratt S, Fewell J.: "Changing of the guard: mixed specialization and flexibility in nest defense (Tetragonisca angustula)."
09.05.2019 Neue Studie akzeptiert in Scientific Reports von Negroni, MA, Foitzik S, Feldmeyer S.: "Long-lived Temnothorax ant queens switch from investment in immunity to antioxidant production with age."