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Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2017

Biosciences, life sciences

Abreu Neto, Dr. Joao Braga de

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
Field of research: Pure research in plant biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Michael Frei Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • JOAO B de ABREU NETO; MARIA CLARA HURTADO-PEREZ ; MONIKA A. WIMMER ; MICHAEL FREI: Genetic factors underlying boron toxicity tolerance in rice: genome-wide association study and transcriptomic analysis. In: Journal of Experimental Botany. 68, 2017, p. 687 - 700 [Abiotic stress, cereals, genome mapping, mineral toxicity, oxidative stress, transcriptomics.].

Akhani Senejani, Prof. Dr. Hossein

University of Tehran, Iran
Field of research: Botany
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Borsch Freie Universität Berlin
  • Maryam Malekmohammadi, Hossein Akhani & Thomas Borsch: Phylogenetic relationships of Limonium (Plumbaginaceae) inferred from multiple chloroplast and nuclear loci. In: Taxon. 66 (5), 2017, p. 1128 - 1146 [Afrolimon; Eremolimon; Caryophyllales; halophytes; Irano-Turanian region; Limonium; Linczevskia; Mediterranean region; molecular phylogeny].

Alejandro, Prof. Dr. Grecebio Jonathan

University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Field of research: Plant systematology and evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Sigrid Liede-Schumann Universität Bayreuth
  • JAD Ordas, CI Banag & GJD Alejandro: Neonauclea viridiflora (Rubiaceae), a new myrmecophytic species of Naucleeae from Eastern Samar, with notes on Myrmecophytic species in the Philippines. In: Systematic Botany. 42(2), 2017, p. 364 - 370 [Calyx lobes, endangered, endemic, Mindanao, Neonauclea, Rubiaceae, Visayas].

  • CI Banag, A Mouly, GJD Alejandro, B Bremer, U Meve, GW Grimm, & S Liede-Schumann: Ixora (Rubiaceae) on the Philippines – crossroad or cradle?. In: BMC Evolutionary Biology . 17(131), 2017, p. 1 - 16 [Huxley’s line, incongruent genealogies, island biogeography, Ixora, molecular systematics, incomplete lineage sorting, Philippines, phylogeny, Rubiaceae, Wallace’s line].

  • APG Macabeo, PYM Rubio, T Higuchi, N Umezawa, C Faderl, S Budde, PS Bangcaya & GJD Alejandro: Polyoxygenated seco-cyclohexenes and other constituents from Uvaria valderramensis. In: Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 71, 2017, p. 200 - 204 [Uvaria valderramensis, Annonaceae, Chemotaxonomy, Valderepoxide, Seco-cyclohexenes, Chalcones].

Antony, Dr. Chakkiath Paul

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Field of research: Microbe ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Nicole Dubilier Max-Planck-Institut für Marine Mikrobiologie
  • Rubin-Blum M, Antony CP, Borowski C, Sayavedra L, Pape T, Sahling H, Bohrmann G, Kleiner M, Redmond MC, Valentine DL, Dubilier N: Short-chain alkanes fuel mussel and sponge Cycloclasticus symbionts from deep-sea gas and oil seeps. In: Nature Microbiology. 2, 2017, p. 17093 - 17094 [short-chain alkanes, Cycloclasticus, metagenomics, metatranscriptomics, asphalt seeps, symbiosis].

  • Tavormina PL, Kellermann MY, Antony CP, Tocheva EI, Dalleska NF, Jensen AJ, Valentine DL, Hinrichs KU, Jensen GJ, Dubilier N, Orphan VJ: Starvation and recovery in the deep-sea methanotroph Methyloprofundus sedimenti. In: Molecular Microbiology. 103, 2017, p. 242 - 252 [Methanotroph physiology, Deep-sea, Methyloprofundus, RNA].

Blazquez Llorca, Dr. Lidia

Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Field of research: Neurobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Jochen Herms Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Lidia Blazquez-Llorca, Susana Valero-Freitag, Eva Ferreira Rodrigues, Ángel Merchán-Pérez, J. Rodrigo Rodríguez, Mario M. Dorostkar, Javier DeFelipe and Jochen Herms: High plasticity of axonal pathology in Alzheimer’s disease mouse models. In: Acta Neuropathologica Communications. 5, 2017, p. 14 [Alzheimer’s disease, Dystrophic neurites, FIB/SEM microscopy, Three-dimensional, Two-photon microscopy].

Bradshaw, Priv. Doz. Dr. Nicholas James

University of Rijeka, Croatia
Field of research: Cell biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Carsten Korth Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • Antony S.K. Yerabham, Philippe J. Mas, Christina Decker, Dinesh C. Soares, Oliver H. Weiergräber, Luitgard Nagel-Steger, Dieter Willbold, Darren J. Hart, Nicholas J. Bradshaw, Carsten Korth: A structural organization for Disrupted in Schizophrenia 1, identified by high-throughput screening, reveals distinctly folded regions which are bisected by mental illness-related mutations . In: Journal of Biological Chemistry. 292, 2017, p. 6468 - 6477 [Structural biology Biophysics Mental illness Protein biology Neuroscience].

  • Nicholas J. Bradshaw, Svenja V. Trossbach, Sabrina Köber, Susanne Walter, Ingrid Prikulis, Sascha Weggen, Carsten Korth: Disrupted in Schizophrenia 1 regulates the processing of reelin in the perinatal cortex. In: Schizophrenia Research. 2017, [Molecular biology Cell biology Mental illness Neuroscience].

  • Nina Sarah Gowert, Irena Krüger, Meike Klier, Lili Donner, Friederike Kipkeew, Michael Gliem, Nicholas J. Bradshaw, David Lutz, Sabrina Köber, Harald Langer, Sebastien Jander, Kerstin Jurk, Michael Frotscher, Carsten Korth, Hans H. Bock, Margitta Elvers: Loss of Reelin protects mice against arterial thrombosis by impairing integrin activation and thrombus formation under high shear conditions. In: Cellular Signalling. 40, 2017, p. 210 - 221 [Reelin Thrombosis Biology Medicine Blood Platelets].

  • Nicholas J. Bradshaw, Liisa Ukkola-Vuoti, Maiju Pankakoski, Amanda B. Zheutlin, Alfredo Ortega-Alonso, Minna Torniainen-Holm, Vishal Sinha, Sebastien Therman, Tiina Paunio, Jaana Suvisaari, Jouko Lönnqvist, Tyrone D. Cannon, Jari Haukka, William Hennah: The NDE1 genomic locus can affect treatment of psychiatric illness through gene expression changes related to microRNA-484. In: Open Biology. 7, 2017, p. 170153 [Schizophrenia, gene expression, DISC1 network, NDE1, miR-484, pharmacogenetics].

Bustamante, Dr. Claudia

Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
Field of research: Plant physiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Alisdair Fernie Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie
  • Laura A. Svetaz, Claudia A. Bustamante, Camila Goldy, Nery Rivero, Gabriela L. Müller, Gabriel H. Valentini, Alisdair R. Fernie, María F. Drincovich & María V. Lara: Unraveling early events in the Taphrina deformans – Prunus persica interaction: an insight into the differential responses in resistant and susceptible genotypes. In: Plant, Cell and Environment. 2017, p. 1 - 18 [Biotrophic; defensin; dimorphism; flavonoids; leaf curl disease; peach tree; salicylic acid].

  • Camila Goldy, Laura A. Svetaz, Claudia A. Bustamante, Marco Allegrini, Gabriel H. Valentini, María F. Drincovich, Alisdair R. Fernie, María V. Lara : Comparative proteomic and metabolomic studies between Prunus persica genotypes resistant and susceptible to Taphrina deformans suggest a molecular basis of resistance. In: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 118, 2017, p. 245 - 255 [Dimorphism, biotroph, proteomics, metabolomics ].

Carstens, Prof. Dr. Eric Bruce

Queen's University at Kingston, Canada
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Johannes A. Jehle Julius Kühn-Institut - Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen (JKI)
  • G Gueli Alletti, M Eigenbrod, E. B. Carstens, RG Kleespies, and JA Jehle: The genome sequence of Agrotis segetum granulovirus, isolate AgseGV-DA, reveals a new Betabaculovirus species of a slow killing granulovirus. In: Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 146, 2017, p. 58 - 68 [baculovirus, genome sequencing, taxonomy, granulovirus,].

  • Simmonds, Peter; Adams, Mike J.; Benkő, Mária; Breitbart, Mya; Brister, J. Rodney; Carstens, Eric B.; Davison, Andrew J.; Delwart, Eric; Gorbalenya, Alexander E.; Harrach, Balázs; Hull, Roger; King, Andrew M. Q.; Koonin, Eugene V.; Krupovic, Mart; Kuhn, Jens H.; Lefkowitz, Elliot J.; Nibert, Max L.; Orton, Richard; Roossinck, Marilyn J.; Sabanadzovic, Sead; Sullivan, Matthew B.; Suttle, Curtis A.; Tesh, Robert B.; van der Vlugt, René A.; Varsani, Arvind; Zerbini, F. Murilo: Consensus statement: Virus taxonomy in the age of metagenomics. In: Nature Reviews Microbiology. 15, 2017, p. 161 - 168 [metagenomics virus taxonomy ICTV].

Castellanos Galindo, Dr. Gustavo Adolfo

WWF Colombia, Colombia
Field of research: Marine ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Matthias Wolff Universität Bremen
  • Castellanos-Galindo G.A., Cantera J., Valencia N., Giraldo S., Peña E., Kluger L., Wolff M. : Modeling trophic flows in the wettest mangroves of the world: the case of Bahía Málaga in the Colombian Pacific coast. In: Hydrobiologia. 803, 2017, p. 13 - 27 [trophic modelling, mangroves, small-scale fisheries, Colombia].

  • Castellanos-Galindo G.A., Kluger L.C., Tompkins P. : Panama’s impotent mangrove laws. In: Science. 355, 2017, p. 918 - 919 [Mangroves, conservation, deforestation, Panama].

  • Lee S.Y., Jones E.B.G., Diele K., Castellanos-Galindo G.A., Nordhaus I.: Chapter 3: Biodiversity. In: Mangrove Ecosystems: A Global Biogeographic Perspective; Structure, Function and Services. (Ed. Rivera-Monroy V, Lee SY, Kristensen E, Twilley RR ) Switzerland: Springer, 2017, p. 55 - 86 [Mangrove biodiveristy, macrofauna, fish, biogeography].

Cobben, Dr. Marleen Maria Petra

Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), Netherlands
Field of research: Ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Hovestadt Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  • Marleen MP Cobben, Oliver Mitesser, Alexander Kubisch: Evolving mutation rate advances the invasion speed of a sexual species. In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17, 2017, p. 150 - 150 [Local adaptation, Spatial sorting, Individual-based model, Evolvability, Dispersal evolution, Metapopulation].

Colombo, Prof. Dr. Jorge

CONICET Centro de Educacion Medica e Investigaciones Clinicas "Norberto Quirno" (CEMIC), Argentina
Field of research: Neurobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Karl Zilles Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • Colombo Jorge A.: "Creatividad o domesticación". Buenos Aires, Argentina: Buenos Aires Books, 2017, 244 pp. [creativity vs. domestication -evolution: biological and cultural - iconocracy-politics and science- Lenin's brain -Einstein´s brain-creativity promotion - talent and neuropathology].

  • Colombo, Jorge A.: "The interlaminar glia: from serendipity to hypothesis". In: Brain Structure and Function DOI 10.1007/s00429-016-1332-8. 222, 2017, p. 1109 - 1129 [Primate cerebral cortex - Interlaminar glia - Cerebral cortex columns-  Glia and cerebral cortex evolution].

Costantini, Prof. David

University of Antwerp (UA), France
Field of research: Environmental protection, environmental toxicology
Host: Dr. Christian C. Voigt Leibniz-Institut für Zoo- u Wildtierforschung (IZW)
  • Costantini D., Smith S., Killen S.S., Nielsen J., Steffensen J.F., : The Greenland shark: a new challenge for the oxidative stress theory of ageing?. In: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A. 203, 2017, p. 227 - 232 [Ageing; Lifespan; Oxidative stress; Sharks; Vertebrates].

Cox, Prof. Dr. Dr. Murray

Massey University, New Zealand
Field of research: Genetics
Host: Prof. Mark Stoneking Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie
  • J.S. Lansing, C. Abundo, G.S. Jacobs, E.G. Guillot, S. Thurner, S.S. Downey, L.Y. Chew, T. Bhattacharya, N.N. Chung, H. Sudoyo, M.P. Cox: Kinship structures create persistent channels for language transmission. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 114, 2017, p. 12910 - 12915 [language kinship coevolution cultural evolution population genetics].

del Rio Guerra, Prof. Dr. Gabriel

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Field of research: Informatics in biology, computer science in biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Edda Klipp Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Del Rio G, Klipp E, Herrmann A.: Using Confocal Microscopy and Computational Modeling to Investigate the Cell-Penetrating Properties of Antimicrobial Peptides. In: Methods in Molecular Biology. 1548, 2017, p. 191 - 199 [Antimicrobial peptides; Cell-penetrating peptides; Mathematical modeling; Confocal microscopy; Multifunctional peptides; Cell death kinetics].

Dobretsov, Prof. Dr. Sergey

Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Field of research: Applied marine biology, animal and plant production
Host: Prof. Dr. Martin Wahl GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel
  • Schwartz N, Rohde S, Dobretsov S, Hiromori S, Schupp PJ : The role of chemical antifouling defence in the invasion success of Sargassum muticum: A comparison of native and invasive brown algae. In: PloS one . 12, 2017, p. e0189761 [antifouling, sargassum, algae, invasive species].

  • Sathe P, Laxman K, Myint MTZ, Dobretsov S, Richter J, Dutta J. : Bioinspired nanocoatings for biofouling prevention by photocatalytic redox reactions. In: Scientific Reports . 7, 2017, p. 3624 [Nanotechnology, antifouling, photocatalysis].

  • Jupp BP, Fowler SW, Dobretsov S*, van der Wiele H, Al-Ghafri A. : Assessment of heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon contamination in the Sultanate of Oman with emphasis on harbours, marinas, terminals and ports. In: Marine Pollution Bulletin . 121, 2017, p. 260 - 273 [Heavy metals, hydrocarbon, Arabian sea].

  • Schwartz N, Dobretsov S*, Rohde S, Schupp PJ.: Comparison of antifouling properties of native and invasive Sargassum species. In: European Journal of Phycology . 52, 2017, p. 116 - 131 [Sargassum, invasive species, chemical defence, antifouling].

  • Carvalho AP, Batista D., Dobretsov S., Coutinho R.: Extracts of seaweeds as potential inhibitors of quorum sensing and bacterial growth. In: Journal Applied Phycology. 29, 2017, p. 789 - 797 [quorum sensing, algae, antimicrobial activity].

  • Bora T, Sathe P, Laxman K, Dobretsov S, Dutta J. : Defect engineered visible light active ZnO nanorods for photocatalytic treatment of water. In: Catalysis today. 284, 2017, p. 11 - 18 [Nanotechnology, photocatalysis, water treatment].

  • Al Naamani L, Dobretsov S, Dutta J, Burgess G.: Chitosan-ZnO nanocomposite coatings for the prevention of marine fouling. In: Chemosphere. 168, 2017, p. 408 - 417 [Chitosan, composite coating, antifouling, antimicrobial].

  • Muthukrishnan T., Govender A, Dobretsov S, Abed RMM.: Evaluating the reliability of counting bacteria using epifluorescence microscopy. In: Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 5, 2017, p. 4 [Bacteria, microscopy, counting].

Ergünay, Dr. Koray

Robert Koch-Institut (RKI), Germany
Field of research: Virology, virus and bacteriophages
Host: Prof. Dr. Andreas Nitsche Robert Koch-Institut (RKI)
  • Dinçer E, Brinkmann A, Hekimoğlu O, Hacıoğlu S, Földes K, Karapınar Z, Polat PF, Oğuz B, Orunç Kılınç Ö, Hagedorn P, Özer N, Özkul A, Nitsche A, Ergünay K.: Generic amplification and next generation sequencing reveal Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus AP92-like strain and distinct tick phleboviruses in Anatolia, Turkey. In: Parasites and Vectors. 10, 2017, p. 335 [Tick, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, Phlebovirus, AP92, Nairovirus, Next generation sequencing, Surveillance, Anatolia, Turkey].

  • Ergünay K, Litzba N, Brinkmann A, Günay F, Sarıkaya Y, Kar S, Örsten S, Öter K, Domingo C, Erisoz Kasap Ö, Özkul A, Mitchell L, Nitsche A, Alten B, Linton YM.: Co-circulation of West Nile virus and distinct insect-specific flaviviruses in Turkey. In: Parasites and Vectors. 10, 2017, p. 149 [West Nile virus, Flavivirus, Insect-specific, Biosurveillance, Mosquito, Turkey].

  • Ergünay K, Brinkmann A, Litzba N, Günay F, Kar S, Öter K, Örsten S, Sarıkaya Y, Alten B, Nitsche A, Linton YM.: A novel rhabdovirus, related to Merida virus, in field-collected mosquitoes from Anatolia and Thrace. In: Archives of Virology. 162, 2017, p. 1903 - 1911 [Rhabdovirus, novel, mosquito, next generation sequencing, Turkey].

Eweida, Dr. Ahmad

Alexandria University, Egypt
Field of research: Biotechnology
Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kneser Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen
  • Ahmad Eweida, Matthias Schulte, Oliver Frisch, Ulrich Kneser, Leila Harhaus. : The Impact of Various Scaffold Components on Vascularized Bone Constructs. In: Journal of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery. 2017.

Falfushynska, Dr. Halina

Ternopil V. Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ukraine
Field of research: Biochemical analysis
Host: Prof. Dr. Inna Sokolova Universität Rostock
  • Halina Falfushynska, Lesya Gnatyshyna, Oksana Horyn, InnaSokolova, OksanaStoliar: Endocrine and cellular stress effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles and nifedipine in marsh frogs Pelophylax ridibundus. In: Aquatic Toxicology. 185, 2017, p. 171 - 182 [Amphibians, Nano-zinc oxide, Pharmaceutical, Metallothionein, Endocrine system, Cytotoxicity].

Falomir Lockhart, Dr. Lisandro J.

Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Dr. Thomas M. Jovin Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (Karl-Friedrich-Bonhoeffer-Institut)
  • Luciana Rodriguez-Sawicki, Natalia M Bottasso-Arias, Natalia Scaglia, Lisandro J Falomir-Lockhart, Gisela R Franchini, Judith Storch, Betina Córsico: LFABP knockdown in Caco-2 cells impairs proliferation and alters lipid metabolism. In: Biochim Biophys Acta - Molecular & Cellular Biology of Lipids. 1862, 2017, p. 1587 - 1594 [Fatty acid assimilation Enterocyte differentiation Knock-down expression Fatty Acid Binding Proteins ].

Flocco, Dr. Cecilia Gabriela

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Field of research: Microbe ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Kornelia Smalla Julius Kühn-Institut - Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen (JKI)
  • Flocco, CG: International partnerships contribute solutions to global challenges: polar research as a model. In: Global Research in the 21st Century; perspectives of the U.S. Humboldt Network. Humboldt Kolloquium, Washington, DC. US, 2-4 March 2017. Conference Proceedings. Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2017, p. 51 [international cooperation, global challenges, transnational, interdisciplinary, polar, research Antarctic].

Francelle, Dr. Laetitia

, United States of America
Field of research: Neurobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Gudrun Rappold Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Laetitia Francelle, Caroline Lotz, Taigo Outeiro, Emmanuel Brouillet, Karine Merienne: Contribution of Neuroepigenetics to Huntington's Disease. In: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2017, [HDAC inhibitors; Huntington’s disease; epigenomics; neurodegenerative diseases; neuroepigenetics; neuronal activity; transcriptomics].

  • Rita Machado de Oliveira, Hugo Vicente Miranda, Laetitia Francelle, Raquel Pinho, Éva M. Szegö, Renato Martinho, Francesca Munari, Diana F. Lázaro, Sébastien Moniot, Patrícia Guerreiro, Luis Fonseca-Ornelas, Zrinka Marijanovic, Pedro Antas, Ellen Gerhardt, Francisco Javier Enguita, Bruno Fauvet, Deborah Penque, Teresa Faria Pais, Qiang Tong, Stefan Becker, Sebastian Kügler, Hilal Ahmed Lashuel, Clemens Steegborn, Markus Zweckstetter, and Tiago Fleming Outeiro: The mechanism of sirtuin 2-mediated exacerbation of alpha-synuclein toxicity in models of Parkinson disease. In: PLoS Biology. 2017, [alpha-synuclein; toxicity; Parkinson's disease; sirtuin 2].

  • Joaquın Pardo; Martin C. Abba; Ezequiel Lacunza; Laetitia Francelle; Gustavo R. Morel; Tiago F. Outeiro; Rodolfo G. Goya: Identification of a conserved gene signature associated with an exacerbated inflammatory environment in the hippocampus of aging rats. In: Hippocampus. 2017, [Barnes maze; aging; hippocampal transcriptome; immune pathways; spatial memory].

Ghosh, Dr. Pradip Kumar

, India
Field of research: Human genetics, medical genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Engelhard Schleiermacher Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
  • Prakriti Kumar Ghosh: Pulse Current Gas Metal Arc Welding : Characteristics, Control and Applications. Singapore: Springer Nature, 2017, 322 pp. [Gas Metal Arc Welding, Pulse Current,Characteristics, Control, Applications ].

Gnezdilov, Dr. Vladimir

Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Field of research: Animal systematology and evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Hannelore Hoch Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung (MfN)
  • Gnezdilov V.M.: To the knowledge of the African fauna of the family Issidae (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha: Fulgoroidea) with descriptions of new genera and new species. In: Entomological Review. 96(9), 2017, p. 1234 - 1260 [Issini, new subtribe, new genus, new species, tropical Africa].

  • Gnezdilov V.M.: A new genus for Hysteropterum boreale Melichar, 1902 (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha: Fulgoroidea: Issidae) from China. In: Entomological Review. 97(1), 2017, p. 57 - 61 [Issini, new genus, lectotypification, China].

  • Gnezdilov V.M.: A new species of the genus Issus Fabricius (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea: Issidae) from Montenegro. In: Zoosystematica Rossica. 26(1), 2017, p. 131 - 138 [planthoppers, systematics, Europe, Balkan Peninsula, Fulgoroidea, Issidae, Issus, new species].

  • Gnezdilov V.M.: First record of the genus Raunolina (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea: Caliscelidae) from tropical Africa with description of two new species from Sudan and Saudi Arabia. In: Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae. 57(1), 2017, p. 11 - 22 [Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Fulgoromorpha, Caliscelidae, Ommatidiotinae, Adenissini, Perissana, distribution, morphology, systematics, taxonomy, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen, Afrotropical Region].

  • Gnezdilov V.M.: New genus and species of the tribe Parahiraciini (Hemiptera, Fulgoroidea, Issidae) from the Philippines and Vietnam. In: Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae. 63(4), 2017, p. 429 - 442 [Parahiraciini, Brevicopius, Thabenula, morphology, taxonomy, Palawan, Central Vietnam].

  • Gnezdilov V.M.: Notes on higher classification of the family Nogodinidae (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Fulgoroidea), with description of new tribe and new species. In: Far Eastern Entomologist. 347, 2017, p. 1 - 21 [Auchenorrhyncha, Fulgoromorpha, Nogodinidae, morphology, taxonomy, new tribe, new species, new status, key, Australia].

Hodunko, Dr. Roman J.

National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Germany
Field of research: Palaeozoology
Host: Dr. Arnold H. Staniczek Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart - Zentrum für Biodiversitätsforschung
  • Staniczek A.H., Godunko R.J., Krzemiński W.: A new fossil mayfly species of the genus Borinquena Traver, 1938 (Insecta: Ephemeroptera: Leptophlebiidae: Atalophlebiinae) from Miocene Dominican amber. In: Annales Zoologici. 67, 2017, p. 113 - 119 [Mayflies, Hagenulini, Neotropics, new species, Dominican amber, Miocene.].

  • Soldán T., Godunko R., Staniczek A.H.: Baetis (Baetis) cypronix sp.n., a new species of the Baetis alpinus species-group (Insecta, Ephemeroptera, Baetidae) from Cyprus, with annotated checklist of Baetidae in the Mediterranean islands. In: ZooKeys. 644, 2017, p. 1 - 32 [Baetinae, Baetis alpinus species-group, checklist, distribution, endemism.].

  • Martynov A.V., Godunko R.J.: Mayflies of the Caucasus Mountains. IV. New species of the genus Nigrobaetis Novikova & Kluge, 1987 (Ephemeroptera, Baetidae) from Georgia. In: Zootaxa. 4231, 2017, p. 70 - 84 [Mayflies, taxonomy, new species, Ephemeroptera, Nigrobaetis, Takobia.].

Hulley, Dr. Percy Alexander

Iziko - South African Museum, South Africa
Field of research: Animal systematology and evolution
Host: Dr. Gerhard Krefft Bundesforschungsanstalt für Fischerei
  • M.P. OLIVAR, P.A. HULLEY, A. CASTELLÓN, M. EMELIANOV, C. LÓPEZ, V.M. TUSET, T. CONTRERAS, B. MOLÍ : Mesopelagic fishes across the tropical and equatorial Atlantic: Biogeographical and vertical patterns. In: Progress in Oceanography. 151, 2017, p. 116 - 137.

  • B.A. POLIDORO, G.M. RALPH, M. HARVEY, K.E. CARPENTER, ... P.A. HULLEY ... et al.: Red List of Marine Bony Fishes of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN, 2017, 80 pp.

Ibanez Ricoma, Dr. Alejandro

Jagiellonian University, Poland
Field of research: Evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Steinfartz Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
  • Alejandro Ibáñez, Markus Menke, Galo Quezada, Gustavo Jimenez-Uzcategui, Stefan Schulz, Sebastian Steinfartz: Diversity of compounds in femoral secretions of Galápagos iguanas (genera: Amblyrhynchus and Conolophus), and their potential role in sexual communication in lek-mating marine iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus). In: PeerJ. 2017, [Femoral glands, Lek-mating system, Lipophilic fraction, Body condition index, 11-Eicosenoic acid, Genetic population structure].

Ilori, Prof. Dr. Matthew Olusoji

University of Lagos, Nigeria
Field of research: Microbiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Ingolf Schuphan Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  • Lateef Salam, Matthew Ilori and Olukayode Amund: Properties, environmental fate and biodegradation of carbazole. In: 3 Biotech. 7:111, 2017, p. 1 - 14 [Carbazole biodegradation, angular dioxygenation, CARDO system].

  • Chioma Obi, Sunday Adebusoye, Olukayode Amund, Esther Ugoji, Matthew Ilori, Curtis Hedman and William Hickey. : Structural dynamics of microbial communities in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contaminated tropical estuarine sediments undergoing simulated aerobic biotreatment. In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 101:10, 2017, p. 4299 - 4314 [Coastal sediment contamination, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Metagenomic, Microbial degradation].

  • Ganiyu Oyetibo, Keisuke Miyauchi, Yi Huang, Mei-Fang Chien, Matthew Ilori, Olukayode Amund and Ginro Endo: Biotechnological remedies for the estuarine environment polluted with heavy metals and persistent organic pollutants. In: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 119, 2017, p. 614 - 625 [Heavy metal, persistent organic pollutants, biodetoxification, green technology].

  • Ganiyu Oyetibo, Mei-Fang Chien, Wakako Ikeda-Ohtsubo, Hitoshi Suzuki, Olufemi Obayori, Sunday Adebusoye, Matthew Ilori, Olukayode Amund and Ginro Endo. : Biodegradation of crude oil and Phenanthrene by Heavy Metal Resistant Bacillus subtilis isolated from a Multi-Polluted Industrial Wastewater Creek . In: International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation . 120, 2017, p. 143 - 151 [Wastewater biodetoxification, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon degradation, Heavy Metal Sequestration ].

  • Olanike Buraimoh, Matthew Ilori, Olukayode Amund, Chukwuemeka Isanbor and Frederick Michel : The degradation of coniferyl alcohol and the complementary production of chlorogenic acids in the growth culture of Streptomyces albogriseolus KF977548 isolated from decaying wood residues. In: Process Biochemistry. 52, 2017, p. 22 - 29 [Streptomyces, Coniferyl Alcohol, Industrial Chemical Production, Decomposing Wood Residues].

Jaric, Dr. Ivan

The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Field of research: Animal ecology and behavioural ecology
Host: Dr. Jörn Gessner Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei (IGB)
  • David L. Roberts, Ivan Jaric, Andrew R. Solow: On the functional extinction of the Passenger Pigeon. In: Conservation Biology. 31 (5), 2017, p. 1192 - 1195 [functional extinction; extinction risk; extinct species; reproductive failure; sighting record].

  • David L. Strayer, Carla M. D'Antonio, Franz Essl, Mike S. Fowler, Juergen Geist, Sabine Hilt, Ivan Jaric, Klaus Johnk, Clive G. Jones, Xavier Lambin, Alexander W. Latzka, Jan Pergl, Petr Pysek, Peter Robertson, Menja von Schmalensee, Robert A. Stefansson, Justin Wright, Jonathan M. Jeschke: Boom-bust dynamics in biological invasions: towards an improved application of the concept. In: Ecology Letters. 20, 2017, p. 1337 - 1350 [alien species, biological invasions, concepts, exotic species, invasive species, long-term, management, non-native species, population collapse, population crash, population dynamics, reckless invaders, systematic review].

  • Ivan Jarić , David L. Roberts, Jörn Gessner, Andrew R. Solow, Franck Courchamp: Science responses to IUCN Red Listing. In: PeerJ. 5:e4025, 2017, p. 1 - 11 [Data deficient, Critically endangered, IUCN Red List, endangered species, Extinction risk].

Kaasalainen, Dr. Ulla Susanna

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Field of research: Botany
Host: Dr. Alexander Schmidt Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Ulla Kaasalainen, Alexander R. Schmidt, Jouko Rikkinen: Diversity and ecological adaptations in Palaeogene lichens. In: Nature Plants. 3, 2017, p. 17049 [Amber, Ascomycota, fossil fungi, fossil lichens, symbiosis].

  • Ulla Kaasalainen, Jochen Heinrichs, Matthew A. M. Renner, Lars Hedenäs, Alfons Schäfer-Verwimp, Gaik Ee Lee, Michael S. Ignatov, Jouko Rikkinen, Alexander R. Schmidt: A Caribbean epiphyte community preserved in Miocene Dominican amber. In: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 107, 2017, [Corticolous communities, fossil lichens, fossil liverworts, fossil mosses].

Karanovic, Prof. Dr. Ivana

Hanyang University, Republic of Korea
Field of research: Animal systematology and evolution
Host: Dr. Dietmar Keyser Universität Hamburg
  • Ivana Karanovic, Hyunsu Yoo, Hayato Tanaka, Akira Tsukagoshi: One new species and three records of cytheroid ostracods (Crustacea, Ostracoda) from Korea. In: Journal Of Species Research. 6, 2017, p. 38 - 50.

  • Ivana Karanovic, Joo-Lee Cho: Phylogenetic position of the East Asian ostracod genus Undulacandona within Candonidae with description of four new species from subterranean waters of Korea. In: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 181, 2017, p. 98 - 117 [molecular phylogeny – new species – systematics – taxonomy].

  • Ivana Karanovic, Tatiana Ya. Sitnikova: Morphological and molecular diversity of Lake Baikal candonid ostracods, with description of a new genus. In: ZooKeys. 684, 2017, p. 19 - 56 [Crustacea, Deep lakes, molecular phylogeny, taxonomy, CO1, 16S rRNA, 18S rRNA, 28S rRNA].

  • Jeungho Kim, Wonchoel Lee, Ivana Karanovic: A new species of Microcharon from marine interstitial waters, Shizuoka, Japan (Isopoda, Lepidocharontidae). In: ZooKeys. 680, 2017, p. 13 - 31 [interstitial, isopoda,Japan, morphology, taxonomy].

  • Ivana Karanovic, Vesna Lavtizar, Marko Djurakic: A complete survey of normal pores on a smooth shell ostracod (Crustacea): Landmark-based versus outline geometric morphometrics. In: Journal of Morphology. 278, 2017, p. 1091 - 1104 [cytochrome b, 2D-geometric morphometrics, directional asymmetry, Elliptic Fourier analysis, normal pores, sexual dimorphism].

Karimov, Prof. Dr. Bakhtyjar

Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers, Uzbekistan
Field of research: Ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Michael Matthies Universität Osnabrück
  • N. Aladin, D. Keyser, I. Plotnikov, B. Karimov. : Distribution of Crayfish (Crustacea) in the Zarafshan river basin and their suitability for aquaculture. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on integrated innovative development of Zarafshan region: Achievements, challenges and prospects. 26-27 October, 2017, Navoi, Uzbekistan.. Navoi, Uzbekistan, 2017, p. 262 - 268 [Crayfish (Crustacea); Zarafshan river basin; salinization, aquaculture].

Khorozyan, Dr. Igor

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Field of research: Zoology
Host: Dr. Matthias Waltert Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Filla M., Premier J., Magg N., Dupke C., Khorozyan I., Waltert M., Bufka L. and Heurich M. : Habitat selection by Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) is primarily driven by avoidance of human activity during day and prey availability during night. In: Ecology and Evolution. 7, 2017, p. 6367 - 6381. [Biodiversity conservation; Human-wildlife conflict; Threatened species].

  • Ghoddousi A., Egli L., Soofi M., Khorozyan I. and Waltert M. : After sanctions: the urge to upgrade and integrate conservation in Iran. In: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 15, 2017, p. 9 - 10. [Biodiversity conservation; Human-wildlife conflict; Threatened species].

  • Ghoddousi A., Soofi M., Khaleghi Hamidi A., Lumetsberger T., Egli L., Ashayeri S., Khorozyan I., Kiabi B.H. and Waltert M. : When pork is not on the menu: assessing trophic competition between large carnivores and poachers. In: Biological Conservation. 209, 2017, p. 223 - 229. [Biodiversity conservation; Human-wildlife conflict; Threatened species].

  • Khorozyan I., Lumetsberger T., Ghoddousi A., Soofi M. and Waltert M. : Global patterns of biomass models describing prey consumption by big cats. In: Mammal Review. 47, 2017, p. 124 - 132. [Biodiversity conservation; Human-wildlife conflict; Threatened species].

  • Khorozyan I., Soofi M., Soufi M., Hamidi A.Kh., Ghoddousi A. and Waltert M. : Effects of shepherds and dogs on livestock depredation by leopards (Panthera pardus) in north-eastern Iran. In: PeerJ. 5, 2017, p. e3049. [Biodiversity conservation; Human-wildlife conflict; Threatened species].

  • Lumetsberger T., Ghoddousi A., Appel A., Khorozyan I., Waltert M. and Kiffner C. : Re-evaluating models for estimating prey consumption by leopards. In: Journal of Zoology. 302, 2017, p. 201 - 210. [Biodiversity conservation; Human-wildlife conflict; Threatened species].

  • Soofi M., Ghoddousi A., Egli L., Khorozyan I. and Waltert M. : Letter to editor: incorrect identification of study species. In: Comparative Clinical Pathology. 26, 2017, p. 9 - 10. [Biodiversity conservation; Human-wildlife conflict; Threatened species].

  • Soofi M., Ghoddousi A., Hamidi A.Kh., Ghasemi B., Egli L., Voinopol-Sassu A-J., Kiabi B.H., Balkenhol N., Khorozyan I. and Waltert M. : Precision and reliability of indirect population assessments for the Caspian red deer (Cervus elaphus maral). In: Wildlife Biology. 1, 2017, p. wlb00230. [Biodiversity conservation; Human-wildlife conflict; Threatened species].

Kim, Dr. Yangmin

Field of research: Plant physiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Andrea Carminati Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Kosala Ranathunge, Yangmin X Kim, Friedrich Wassmann, Tino Kreszies, Viktoria Zeisler, Lukas Schreiber : The composite water and solute transport of barley (Hordeum vulgare) roots: effect of suberized barriers. In: Annals of Botany . 119, 2017, p. 629 - 643 [plant water relation ].

Kolar, Dr. Michal

University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic
Field of research: Biophysical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Paolo Carloni Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • Michal H. Kolář, Oriana Tabarrini: Halogen Bonding in Nucleic Acid Complexes. In: The Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 60, 2017, p. 8681 - 8690 [noncovalent interactions, structural biology, medicinal chemistry, nucleic acids, ribosome, protein data bank ].

Krueger, Dr. Dilja

Max-Planck-Institut für experimentelle Medizin, Germany
Field of research: Neurobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Nils Brose Max-Planck-Institut für experimentelle Medizin
  • Dilja Krueger-Burg, Theofilos Papadopoulos, Nils Brose: Organizers of inhibitory synapses come of age. In: Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 45, 2017, p. 66 - 77 [Neuroscience, inhibitory synapses, psychiatric disorders].

Lackner, Dr. Tomas

Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns (SNSB), Germany
Field of research: Zoology
Host: Dr. Michael Balke Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns (SNSB)
  • Tomáš Lackner, Pierpaolo Vienna: Histeridae of Socotra (Coleoptera: Histeroidea). In: ACTA ENTOMOLOGICA MUSEI NATIONALIS PRAGAE. 57, 2017, p. 55 - 76 [Coleoptera, Histeridae, new species, new records, Socotra, Yemen].

Leelaram, Dr. Majety Naga

Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (Karl-Friedrich-Bonhoeffer-Institut), Germany
Field of research: Cell biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Reinhard Lührmann Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (Karl-Friedrich-Bonhoeffer-Institut)
  • Karl Bertram, Dmitry Agafonov, Olexandr Dybkov, David Haselbach, Leelaram Majety, Cindy Will, Henning Urlaub, Berthold Kastner, Reinhard Lührmann, Holger Stark: Cryo-EM Structure of a Pre-catalytic Human Spliceosome Primed for Activation. In: Cell. 170, 2017, p. 701 - 713 [B complex spliceosome; B-specific proteins; cryo-EM; pre-catalytic spliceosome; pre-mRNA splicing; spliceosome; spliceosome structure].

Liang, Prof. Dr. Chao

Chinese Academy of Sciences, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Microbe ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Matthias Kästner Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ
  • Chao Liang, Josh Schimel, Julie Jastrow: The importance of anabolism in microbial control over soil carbon storage. In: Nature Microbiology. 2, 2017, p. 17105.

Machado-Schiaffino, Prof. Dr. Gonzalo

Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Field of research: Population genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Axel Meyer Universität Konstanz
  • C.D. Hulsey, G. Machado-Schiaffino, L. Keicher, D. Ellis-Soto, F. Henning, A. Meyer.: The integrated genomic architecture and evolution of dental divergence in East African cichlid fishes (Haplochromis chilotes x H. nyererei). In: G3: genes, genomes, and genetics. 7, 2017, p. 3195 - 3202.

  • J. Torres-Dowdall, J. Golcher-Benavides, G. Machado-Schiaffino & A. Meyer: The role of rare morph advantage and conspicuousness in the stable gold-dark colour polymorphism of Midas cichlid fishes. In: Journal of Animal Ecology. 86, 2017, p. 1044 - 1053.

  • G. Machado-Schiaffino, A.F. Kautt, J. Torres-Dowdall, L. Baumgarten, F. Henning & A. Meyer: Incipient Speciation Driven by Hypertrophied Lips in Midas Cichlids Fish?. In: Molecular Ecology. 26, 2017, p. 2348 - 2362.

  • F. Henning*, G. Machado-Schiaffino*, L. Baumgarten & A. Meyer: Genetic dissection of adaptive form and function in rapidly-speciating cichlid fishes. In: Evolution. 71, 2017, p. 1297 - 1312.

  • J.L. Horreo, G. Machado-Schiaffino & E. Garcia-Vazquez: Forensic assignment to geographic origin, a useful tool in seafood fraud control. In: Forensic Science International. 272, 2017, p. 37 - 40.

  • J. Gilbey, J. Coughlan, V. Wennevik, P. Prodöhl, J.R. Stevens, C. Garcia de Leaniz, D. Ensing, E. Cauwelier, C. Cherbonnel, S. Consuegra, M.W. Coulson, T.F. Cross, W. Crozier, E. Dillane, J.S. Ellis, E. García-Vázquez, A.M. Griffiths, S. Gudjonsson, K. Hindar, S. Karlsson, D. Knox, G. Machado-Schiaffino, D. Meldrup, E.E. Nielsen, K. Ólafsson, C.R. Primmer, S. Prusov, L. Stradmeyer, J-P. Vähä, A.J. Veselov, L.M.I. Webster, P. McGinnity & E. Verspoor: A microsatellite baseline for genetic stock identification of European Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). (doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsx184). In: ICES Journal of Marine Science. 2017.

Majdi, Dr. Nabil

Universite Paul Sabatier (Toulouse III), France
Field of research: Animal ecology and behavioural ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Walter Traunspurger Universität Bielefeld
  • Nabil Majdi, Ilka Threis, Walter Traunspurger: It's the little things that count: Meiofaunal density and production in the sediment of two headwater streams. In: Limnology and Oceanography. 62, 2017, p. 151 - 163 [Biomass Production Body-size spectrum Stream Ecology Invertebrates].

Morett, Prof. Dr. Enrique

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Field of research: Microbiology
Host: Dr. Peer Bork EMBL Heidelberg - European Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • Romero-Hidalgo, S. Ochoa-Leyva,A. Garciarrubio, ... Morett,E. Orozco,L. Ortiz-Lopez,G. Perez-Villatoro,F. Rivera-Morales,J. Riveros-McKay,F. Villalobos-Comparan,M. Villamil-Ramirez,H. Villarreal-Molina,T. Canizales-Quinteros,S. Soberon,X.: Demographic history and biologically relevant genetic variation of Native Mexicans inferred from whole-genome sequencing. . In: Nature Communications,. 8, 2017, p. 1005.

Moura, Dr. Jailson Fulgencio de

Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil
Field of research: Marine ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Agostino Merico Universität Bremen
  • Helena Kehrig, Gilberto Baptista, Ana Di Beneditto, Marcelo Almeida, Carlos Rezende, Salvatore Siciliano, Jailson Moura, Isabel Moreira : Mercury biomagnification in the Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis)food chain, using nitrogen stable isotope as an ecological tracer. In: Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía. 52, 2017, p. 233 - 244 [Marine mammal, Biota, toxic element, biotransference].

  • Davi Tavares, Jailson Moura, Agostino Merico, Salvatore Siciliano: Incidence of marine debris in seabirds feeding at different water depths. In: Marine Pollution Bulletin. 119, 2017, p. 68 - 73 [PlasticPollutionMarine birdsOceanSouth Atlantic OceanTropical ecology].

Niemenak, Prof. Dr. Nicolas

Universite de Yaounde I, Germany
Field of research: Plant physiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Bernward Bisping Universität Hamburg
  • Djabou A. S. M., Carvalho L. J. C. B., Li Q.X., Niemenak N., Chen S. : Cassava postharvest physiological deterioration: a complex phenomenon involving calcium signaling, reactive oxygen species and programmed cell death. In: Acta Physiologiae Plantarum . 39, 2017, p. 91 [Manihot esculenta, Postharvest physiological deterioration, Calcium signaling, ROS, Programmed cell death, Crosstalk].

  • Stoll L., Niemenak N., Bisping B., Lieberei R. : German cacao of Cameroon − new facts on a traditional variety fallen into oblivion. In: Journal of Applied Botany and Food Quality . 90, 2017, p. 274 - 279 [Anthocyanin, polyphenol oxidase, polyphenols, cacao, Cameroon].

Ntini, Dr. Evgenia

Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Genetik, Germany
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Ulf A. Orom Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Genetik
  • A Louloupi, E Ntini, J Liz J, UA Ørom.: Microprocessor dynamics shows co- and post-transcriptional processing of pri-miRNAs. In: RNA. 23, 2017, p. 892 - 898 [miRNA; miRNA biogenesis; pri-miRNA].

Nunez, Dr. Rayner

Planta! - Plantlife Conservation Society, Cuba
Field of research: Zoology
Host: Dr. Axel Hausmann Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns (SNSB)
  • Rayner Núñez Aguila, Julio A. Genaro, Antonio R. Pérez-Asso, Axel Hausmann : A new species of the hysius species-group of Calisto Hübner (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) and insights into the status of different populations currently attributed to C. grannus Bates. In: Zootaxa. 4317, 2017, p. 1 - 44 [Lepidoptera, Greater Antilles, Hispaniola, COI, ABGD, barcoding, Bayesian Inference, BIN, character base, diagnostic sites, GMYC, haplotype network, Maximum Likelihood, monophyly, new species, gen tree, phylogeny, PTP].

O'Connell, Prof. Dr. Michael

National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Field of research: Palaeobotany
Host: Prof. Dr. Achim Brauer Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ
  • Michael O'Connell, Karen Molloy: Mid- and late-Holocene environmental change in western Ireland: new evidence from coastal peats and fossil timbers with particular reference to relative sea-level change. In: The Holocene. 27, 2017, p. 1825 - 1845 [sea-level change, Galway Bay, Holocene, woodland history, yew, Taxus, Ireland].

Okonjo, Prof. Dr. Kehinde

, United States of America
Field of research: Biophysical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Alfred Maelicke MPI für Ernährungsphysiologie
  • Kehinde Okonjo: Bohr effect of native and chemically modified hemoglobins: Quantitative analyses based on the Wyman equation. In: Biophysical Chemistry. 226, 2017, p. 34 - 42 [Mammalian hemoglobins; Positively and negatively contributing Bohr groups; α-Chain terminal amino group; Ionic strength; Cys93β; Wyman equation ].

  • Kehinde Onwochei Okonjo: Bohr effect of human hemoglobin: Separation of tertiary and quaternary contributions based on the Wyman equation. In: Biophysical Chemistry. 228, 2017, p. 85 - 95 [Human hemoglobin; 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate; β-chain terminal amino group; Lys82β; Tertiary and quaternary Bohr effect; Wyman equation].

Oslizlo, Dr. Anna

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Field of research: Microbiology
Host: Dr. Akos Tibor Kovacs Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  • Anna Dragoš, Akos Kovács : The peculiar functions of bacterial extracellular matrix. In: Trends in Microbiology. 25, 2017, p. 257 - 266.

  • Marivic Martin*,Anna Dragoš*, Theresa Hölscher*, Gergely Maróti, Balazs Bálint, Martin Westermann, Akos Kovács : De novo evolved interference competition promotes the spread of biofilm defectors. In: Nature Communications. 8, 2017, p. 15127.

Osman, Prof. Dr. Alaa

Al-Azhar University, Egypt
Field of research: Environmental protection, environmental toxicology
Host: Prof. Dr. Werner Kloas Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei (IGB)
  • Asmaa Galal-Khallaf, K. Mohammed-Geba, Alaa Osman, K. Abouelfdal, J. Borrella, E. Garcia-Vazqueza, : SNP-based PCR-RFLP, T-RFLP and FINS methodologies for the identification of commercial fish species in Egypt. In: Fisheries Research. 185, 2017, p. 34 - 42 [Capillary electrophoresis, FINS, Fish, SNP T-RFLP].

  • Heba Salah, Alaa Osman : Modulatory effect of lycopene against carbofuran toxicity in African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. In: Fish Physiology and Biochemistry. 43, 2017, p. 1721 - 1731 [Carbofuran, Lycopene, Clarias gariepinus, Biochemistry, Oxidative stress biomarkers, Histopathology].

Ou, Dr. Qiang

China University of Geosciences, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Palaeozoology
Host: Prof. Dr. Georg Mayer Universität Kassel
  • Jian Han, Simon Conway Morris, Qiang Ou, Degan Shu, Hai Huang: Meiofaunal deuterostomes from the basal Cambrian of Shaanxi (China). In: Nature. 542, 2017, p. 228 - 231.

  • Qiang Ou, Jian Han, Zhifei Zhang, Degan Shu, Ge Sun, Georg Mayer: Three Cambrian fossils assembled into an extinct body plan of cnidarian affinity. In: PNAS. 114, 2017, p. 8835 - 8840 [Xianguangia sinica, Chengjiangopenna wangii, Galeaplumosus abilus, ciliary suspension feeder, cnidarian stem group].

  • Xing Wang, Jian Han, Jean Vannier, Qiang Ou, Xiaoguang Yang, Kentaro Uesugi, Osamu Sasaki, Tsuyoshi Komiya: Anatomy and affinities of a new 535-millionyear- old medusozoan from the Kuanchuanpu Formation, South China. In: Palaeontology. 60, 2017, p. 853 - 867 [Cnidaria, Cubozoa, Early Cambrian, Embryo, Kuanchuanpu Formation, Periderm.].

Owojori, Dr. Olugbenga John

Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Field of research: Environmental protection, environmental toxicology
Host: Dr. Jörg Römbke ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH
  • Jegede, O.O., Owojori, O.J., Römbke, J., : Temperature influences the toxicity of deltamethrin, chlorpyrifos and dimethoate to the predatory mite Hypoaspis aculeifer (Acari) and the springtail Folsomia candida (Collembola). In: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety . 140, 2017, p. 214 - 221 [Climate change, risk assessment].

Phartyal, Prof. Dr. Shyam S.

Nalanda University, India
Field of research: Botany
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Poschlod Universität Regensburg
  • Surendra P. Singh, Shyam S. Phartyal, Sergey Rosbakh: Tree seed traits’ response to monsoon climate and altitude in Indian subcontinent with particular reference to the Himalayas. In: Ecology and Evolution. 7, 2017, p. 7408 - 7419 [altitudinal gradient, climate change, ecophysiology, Himalayas, monsoon, seed desiccation, seed dispersal, seed germination ecology, tree].

Pietrzyk-Brzezinska, Dr. Agnieszka Joanna

Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Markus C. Wahl Freie Universität Berlin
  • Imber Marcel, Huyen Nguyen Thi Thu, Pietrzyk-Brzezinska Agnieszka J., Loi Vu Van, Hillion Melanie, Bernhardt Jörg, Thärichen Lena, Kolšek Katra, Saleh Malek, Hamilton Chris J., Adrian Lorenz, Gräter Frauke, Wahl Markus C., and Antelmann Haike: Protein S-Bacillithiolation Functions in Thiol Protection and Redox Regulation of the Glyceraldehyde-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Gap in Staphylococcus aureus Under Hypochlorite Stress. In: Antioxidants & Redox Signaling. 2017.

Ponte-Sucre, Prof. Dr. Alicia

Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela
Field of research: Parasitology
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Dandekar Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  • Michael Berninger, Ines Schmidt, Alicia Ponte-Sucre and Ulrike Holzgrabe: Novel lead compounds in pre-clinical development against African sleeping sickness. In: MedChemComm. 8 , 2017, p. 1872 - 1890 [lead compounds, preclinical stage, african trypanosomiasis, drug development].

  • Alicia Ponte-Sucre, Francisco Gamarro, Jean-Claude Dujardin, Michael P. Barrett, Rogelio Lopez-Velez, Raquel García-Hernandez, Andrew W. Pountain, Roy Mwenechanya, Barbara Papadopoulou: Drug resistance and treatment failure in leishmaniasis: A XXI century challenge. In: PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006052. 11, 2017, p. 1 - 24 [Drug resistance, Therapeutic failure, Leishmania, Drug combination, ].

  • Alicia Ponte-Sucre: Chernóbil 30 años después. In: Tribuna del Investigador. 18, 2017, p. 1 - 1 [Chernóbil, Radiation, Nuclear energy, Editorial].

  • Alicia Ponte-Sucre: La Energia Nuclear ennuestro día a día. In: Tribuna del Investigador. 18, 2017, p. 36 - 40 [Nuclear energy, Daily life, Nuclear technology].

Rahman, Dr. Mohammad Asrafur

University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Field of research: Plant ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Stephan Pauleit Technische Universität München
  • Mohammad A. Rahman, Astrid Moser, Thomas Rötzer, Stephan Pauleit : Microclimatic differences and their influence on transpirational cooling of Tilia cordata in two contrasting street canyons in Munich,Germany. In: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 232, 2017, p. 443 - 456 [Transpiration; Street canyon; Aspect ratio; Sap flux density; Urban trees; Cooling effect].

Raimondi, Dr. Francesco

Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Field of research: Informatics in biology, computer science in biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Robert B. Russell Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Francesco Raimondi, Matthew J. Betts, Qianhao Lu, Asuka Inoue, Robert B. Russell: Genetic variants affecting equivalent protein family positions reflect human diversity. In: Scientific Reports. 7, 2017, [Protein function predictions Rare variants].

Richardson, Dr. Douglas Scott

Harvard University, United States of America
Field of research: Cell biology, cytobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Stefan W. Hell Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (Karl-Friedrich-Bonhoeffer-Institut)
  • Douglas Richardson, Carola Gregor, Franziska Winter, Nicolai Urban, Steffen Sahl, Katrin Willig, Stefan Hell : SRpHi ratiometric pH biosensors for super- resolution microscopy. In: Nature Communications. 8, 2017, [pH, endocytosis, STED, biosensor, microscopy, super-resolution].

Rupnik, Prof. Dr. Maja

National Laboratory of Health, Environment and Food (NLZOH), Slovenia
Field of research: Bacteriology, single celled or unicellular organisms
Host: Prof. Dr. Uwe Groß Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Horvat S, Mahnic A, Breskvar M, Dzeroski S, Rupnik M. : Evaluating the effect of Clostridium difficile conditioned medium on fecal microbiota community structure. . In: Sci Rep.. 7, 2017, p. 16448 [Clostridium difficile, gut microbiota, interactions].

  • Golle A, Janezic S, Rupnik M. : Low overlap between carbapenem resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa genotypes isolated from hospitalized patients and wastewater treatment plants. In: PLoS One. 12, 2017, p. e0186736 [Pseudomonas aeruginosa, carbapenem resistance, WWTP].

San San Yu, Prof. Dr.

Ministry of Education (Science and Technology), Germany
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Matthias Ullrich Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH
  • San San Yu, Zaw Ko Latt, Ayme Aung: Bioconversion of agricultural cellulose waste to usable product. 4, Industriala street, 3100 Balti, Republic of Moldova.: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2017, 69 pp. [cellulolytic nitrogen-fixing bacteria, transposon mutagenesis, cellulase gene, cellulolytic activity, composting process].

  • San San Yu, Ei Phyu Kyaw, Tin mar Lynn, Zaw Ko Latt, Amy Aung, Tin May Sev, May Thet Nwe, Wai Wai Mon: The correlation of carbon source and ammonium accumulation in culture broth by nitrogen-fixing bacterial isolates. In: Journal of Scientific and Innovative Research . 6(2), 2017, p. 63 - 67 [Agricultural soil samples, Ammonia accumulation, Azotobacter beijerinkii, Azotobacter vineladii, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Nitrogen-fixing bacteria.].

Sheludko, Dr. Yuriy

Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Field of research: Biotechnology
Host: Prof. Dr. Heribert Warzecha Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • I. M. Gerasymenko, Y. V. Sheludko, A. A. Klebanovych, V. A. Rudas, A. M. Shakhovsky, T. M. Klein, and N. V. Kuchuk: Comparison of effectiveness of 5'-regulatory sequences in transplastomic tobacco chloroplasts. In: Transgenic research. 26, 2017, p. 65 - 75 [Nicotiana tabacum; Plastome 5′-UTR; Plastome promoters; Plastome transformation].

  • Gerasymenko, I. M. Sheludko, Y. V.: Synthetic cold-inducible promoter enhances recombinant protein accumulation during Agrobacterium-mediated transient expression in Nicotiana excelsior at chilling temperatures. In: Biotechnology letters. 39, 2017, p. 1059 - 1067 [Agrobacterium-mediated transient expression; Cold-inducible promoters; Lichenase; Nicotiana excelsior; cor15a].

Shi, Dr. Dongbo

, Germany
Field of research: Molecular genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Greb Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Dongbo Shi, Tinatini Tavhelidse, Thomas Thumberger, Joachim Wittbrodt, Thomas Greb: Bifacial stem cell niches in fish and plants. In: Current Opinion in Genetics & Development. 45, 2017, p. 28 - 33 [developmental biology, radial growth; cambium; wood formation; CMZ; fish eye; stem cell niches].

Singh, Prof. Dr. Jaswinder

, India
Field of research: Zoology
Host: Dr. Martin Schädler Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ
  • Sartaj Ahmad Bhat, Jaswinder Singh, Adarsh Pal Vig: Amelioration and degradation of pressmud and bagasse wastes using vermitechnology. In: Bioresource Technology. 243, 2017, p. 1097 - 1104 [Eisenia fetida Heavy metals Industrial waste Maturity Vermiconversion].

Tang, Prof. Dr. Kam Wing

Swansea University, United Kingdom
Field of research: Microbe ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Grossart Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei (IGB)
  • KW Tang, S Flury, HP Grossart, DF McGinnis: The Chaoborus pump: Migrating phantom midge larvae sustain hypolimnetic oxygen deficiency and nutrient internal loading in lakes. In: Water Research . 122, 2017, p. 36 - 41.

Torres Lopez, Dr. Diana Maria

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia
Field of research: Molecular genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Ute Hamann Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ)
  • Torres D, Bermejo JL, Rashid MU, Briceño I, Gil F, Beltran A, Ariza V, Hamann U.: Prevalence and Penetrance of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Germline Mutations in Colombian Breast Cancer Patients. In: Resultados de búsqueda Scientific Reports - Nature. 7, 2017, p. 1 - 9 [BRCA1/2 genes, hereditary breast/ovarian cancer, Colombian founder BRCA1/2 mutations, BRCA1/2 mutation-specific penetrance].

Torres Tejerizo, Dr. Gonzalo

Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Field of research: Microbe genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Alfred Pühler Universität Bielefeld
  • Gonzalo Torres Tejerizo, Daniel Wibberg, Anika Winkler, Ernesto Ormeño-Orrillo, Esperanza Martínez-Romero, Karsten Niehaus, Alfred Pühler, Jörn Kalinowski, Antonio Lagares, Andreas Schlüter, Mariano Pistorio: Genome Sequence of the Symbiotic Type Strain Rhizobium tibeticum CCBAU85039T. In: Genome Announcement. 5, 2017, p. 1513 - 1516 [Rhizobium, genome].

  • Torres Tejerizo G, Kim YS, Maus I, Wibberg D, Winkler A, Off S, Pühler A, Scherer P, Schlüter A.: Genome sequence of Methanobacterium congolense strain Buetzberg, a hydrogenotrophic, methanogenic archaeon, isolated from a mesophilic industrial-scale biogas plant utilizing bio-waste. In: Journal of Biotechnology. 247, 2017, p. 1 - 5 [Methanobacterium Biogas Genomic sequence ].

Torres Vilaca, Dr. Sibelle

Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy
Field of research: Population genetics
Host: Dr. Camila Mazzoni Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung (MfN)
  • Luciano S. Soares, Alan B. Bolten, Marta L. Wayne, Sibelle T. Vilaça, Fabrício R. Santos, Maria A. G. dei Marcovaldi, Karen A. Bjorndal: Comparison of reproductive output of hybrid sea turtles and parental species. In: Marine Biology. 164, 2017, p. 9 [Clutch Size, Reproductive Output, Parental Species, Hybrid Zone, Generalize Additive Mode].

  • Thais Augusta Maia, Sibelle Torres Vilaça, Luciana Resende da Silva, Fabricio Rodrigues Santos, Gisele Pires de Mendonça Dantas: DNA sampling from eggshells and microsatellite genotyping in rare tropical birds: Case study on Brazilian Merganser. In: Genetics and Molecular Biology. 40, 2017, p. 808 - 812 [DNA; noninvasive samples; genetic diversity; endangered birds; Mergus].

Tostevin, Dr. Filipe

, Germany
Field of research: Biophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Gerland Technische Universität München
  • Florian Hinzpeter, Ulrich Gerland, Filipe Tostevin: Optimal Compartmentalization Strategies for Metabolic Microcompartments. In: Biophysical Journal. 112, 2017, p. 767 - 779 [Microcompartments, Metabolic Networks, Regulatory Strategies, Carboxysome, Reaction-Diffusion].

Turner, Dr. James Malcolm

Charles Sturt University, Australia
Field of research: Animal physiology, metabolism physiology of animals
Host: Prof. Dr. Kathrin Dausmann Universität Hamburg
  • James M. Turner, Stephanie Reher, Lisa Warnecke, Kathrin H. Dausmann: Eurasian red squirrels show little seasonal variation in metabolism in food-enriched habitat. In: Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 90, 2017, p. 655 - 662 [metabolic rate, thermal conductance, acclimatization, supplementary food, urbanization, respirometry, Sciurinae].

Uzcategui Araujo, Prof. Dr. Nestor Luis

Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela
Field of research: Parasitology
Host: Prof. Dr. Adam Bertl Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Sabrina Marsiccobetre, Alexis Rodríguez-Acosta , Florian Lang, Katherine Figarella , Néstor L. Uzcátegui: Aquaglyceroporins Are the Entry Pathway of Boric Acid in Trypanosoma brucei. In: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1859, 2017, p. 679 - 685 [aquaglyceroporins boric acid Trypanosoma brucei heterologous expression].

Vogelweith, Dr. Fanny

Universite de Bordeaux, France
Field of research: Evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Joel Meunier Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
  • Fanny Vogelweith, Maximilian Körner, Susanne Foitzik, Joël Meunier: Age, pathogen exposure, but not maternal care shape offspring immunity in an insect with facultative family life. In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17:69, 2017, [Developmental stage, Instar, Family life, Forficula auricularia, Insect immunity, Metarhizium brunneum, Trade-off].

  • Maximilian Körner, Fanny Vogelweith, Susanne Foitzik, Joël Meunier: Condition-Dependent Trade-Off Between Weapon Size and Immunity in Males of the European Earwig. In: Scientific reports. 7:7988, 2017.

Wahab, Dr. Fazal

, Germany
Field of research: Reproduction biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Behr Deutsches Primatenzentrum GmbH
  • Wahab F, Drummer C, Schlatt S, Behr R.: Dynamic Regulation of Hypothalamic DMXL2, KISS1, and RFRP Expression During Postnatal Development in Non-Human Primates. . In: Molecular Neurobiology . 54, 2017, p. 8447 - 8457 [DMXL2, GNIH, KISS1].

Wang, Dr. Hongmei

Shandong University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Endocrinology
Host: Prof. Dr. Veit Flockerzi Universität des Saarlandes
  • Hofmann L, Wang H, Beck A, Wissenbach U, Flockerzi V.: A conserved gating element in TRPV6 channels. In: Cell Calcium. 63, 2017, p. 24 - 28 [TRPV6, Signal transduction, Calcium influx, Ion channel, Transient receptor potential. Channel gating].

  • Hofmann L, Wang H, Zheng W, Philipp SE, Hidalgo P, Cavalié A, Chen XZ, Beck A, Flockerzi V.: The S4---S5 linker - gearbox of TRP channel gating. In: Cell Calcium. 67, 2017, p. 156 - 165 [Transient receptor potential channel, S4-S5 linker, Gain-of-function, TRP channelopathies, Gating elements, Channel conformation].

Wang, Dr. Xiaohong

Siemens Ltd., China, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Dr. Carmen Ruiz de Almodovar Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Xiaohong Wang, Aida Freire Valls, Geza Schermann, ..., Tama ́ s Fischer, Georg Halder, Carmen Ruiz de Almodo ́ var: YAP/TAZ Orchestrate VEGF Signaling during Developmental Angiogenesis. In: . 42, 2017, p. 1 - 17.

Wilke, Prof. Dr. Natalia

Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina
Field of research: Biophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Fischer Universität Bayreuth
  • Vanesa V. Galassi, Mario G. Del Popolo, Thomas M. Fischer, Natalia Wilke : Molecular Explanation for the Abnormal Flux of Material into a Hot Spot in Ester Monolayers. In: Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 121, 2017, p. 5621 - 5632 [Abnormal behavior upon heating of thin films].

Zarre Mobarakeh, Prof. Dr. Shahin

University of Tehran, Iran
Field of research: Plant systematology and evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Susanne Renner Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Z. Arabi, F. Ghahremaninejad, R.K. Rabeler, G. Heubl, S. Zarre: Seed micromorphology and its systematic significance in tribe Alsineae (Caryophyllaceae). In: Flora. 234, 2017, p. 41 - 59.

  • N. Azani, A. Bruneau, M.F. Wojciechowski, S. Zarre: Molecular phylogenetics of annual Astragalus (Fabaceae) and its systematic implications. In: Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 184, 2017, p. 347 - 365.

  • A. Ghorbani, B. Gravendeel, S. Selliah, S. Zarre, H. de Boer: DNA barcoding of tuberous Orchidoideae: a resource for identification of orchids used in Salep. In: Molecular Ecology Resources. 17, 2017, p. 342 - 352.