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Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2012

Biosciences, life sciences

Abdul Kader, Prof. Ahmad

Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform (SMAAR), Syria
Field of research: Plant genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Traud Winkelmann Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • Ahmad Abdul-Kader, M. Almeslemani, A. Baghdady, H. Alzubi, N. Alasaad, N. Ali Basha, A. Damerika, H. J. Jacobsen, F. Hassan: Isolation, Characterization of the hva1 Gene from Syrian Barley Varieties and Cloning into a Binary Plasmid Vector. In: International Journal of Botany. 8 (3), 2012, p. 117 - 126 [LEA, late embryogenesis abundant, hval gene, barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), gene isolation, Cloning, pAHC25, pAHC25-ubil-hval-nos].

Adejumo, Prof. Dr. Timothy Olubisi

Adekunle Ajasin University, Nigeria
Field of research: Microbiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Petr Karlovsky Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Timothy O. Adejumo: Evaluation of botanicals as biopesticides against storage pest and growth of Fusarium verticillioides causing rot diseases and fumonisin production of maize. In: Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials. 4(1), 2012, p. 23 - 31 [Alternative pesticides, antifungal, Fusarium verticillioides, maize, medicinal plants].

Adewusi, Dr. Stephen R.A.

Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Field of research: Plant biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Dirk Selmar Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
  • Stephen R.A. Adewusi, M. Q. Bello, N. O. Olawore, O. S. Falade: Potentials ot Two Uncultivated Plants in Nutrition And Industrial Development (Artocarpus heterophyllus and Parkia bioglobosa). In: Building a Non-Oil Export Based Economy for Nigeria: The Potential of Value-Added Products from Agricultural Residues. (Ed. Simeon O. Jekayinfa) Göttingen: Cuvillier, 2012, p. 175 - 182 [uncultivated platns; fixed oils; essential oils; nutrition and industrial potentials].

Amici, Dr. Federica

, Germany
Field of research: Primates
Host: Dr. Josep Call Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie
  • Anna Albiach-Serrano, Juliane Braeuer, Trix Cacchione, Nele Zickert, Federica Amici: The effect of domestication and ontogeny in swine cognition (Sus scrofa scrofa and S. s. domestica). In: Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 141, 2012, p. 25 - 35 [Domestication, Swine, Object choice, Inference, Cognition].

  • Federica Amici, Josep Call, Filippo Aureli: Aversion to violation of expectations of food distribution: the role of social tolerance and relative dominance in seven primate species. In: Behaviour. 149, 2012, p. 345 - 368 [Social tolerance, Comparative cognition, Great apes, Spider monkeys, Capuchin monkeys, Long-tailed macaques].

  • Federica Amici, Bradley Barney, Valen E. Johnson, Josep Call, Filippo Aureli: A Modular Mind? A Test Using Individual Data from Seven Primate Species. In: PLOS One. 7 (12), 2012, p. e51918 [Modularity, General factor of intelligence, Great apes, Spider monkeys, Capuchin monkeys, Long-tailed macaques].

Arogunjo, Dr. Adeseye

Federal University of Technology, Nigeria
Field of research: Radiobiology
Host: Dr. Uwe Oeh Helmholtz Zentrum München, GmbH Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt
  • Adeseye Arogunjo: Comparison of Daily Urinary Excretion of Thorium in Exposed and Unexposed Subjects with their Biokinetic Model Prediction. In: Building a Non-Oil Export Based Economy for Nigeria: The Potential of Value-Added Products from Agricultural Residues. (Ed. Simeon O. Jekayinfa) Göttingen: Cuvillier, 2012, p. 205 - 212 [urine, excretion, human subjects, thorium, model].

Batáry, Dr. Péter

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Field of research: Animal ecology and behavioural ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Teja Tscharntke Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Peter Batary, Andrea Holzschuh, Kirill Mark Orci, Ferenc Samu, Teja Tscharntke: Responses of plant, insect and spider biodiversity to local and landscape scale management intensity in cereal crops and grasslands. In: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 146, 2012, p. 136 - 146 [Carabid beetles, Functional groups, Grasshoppers, Meadows, Organic management, Species traits, Wheat fields].

  • Martin Ludwig, Hella Schinklert, Andrea Holzschuh, Christina Fischer, Cristoph Scherber, Alfréd Trnka, Teja Tscharntke, Péter Batáry: Landscape-moderated bird nest predation in hedges and forest edges. In: Acta Oecologica. 45, 2012, p. 50 - 56 [Artificial nest, Elevated nest, Ground nest, Hedgerow, Mayfield survival rate, Plasticine egg].

Baugh, Prof. Dr. Alexander T.

Swarthmore College, United States of America
Field of research: Animal ecology and behavioural ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Michaela Hau Max-Planck-Institut für Ornithologie
  • Alexander T. Baugh; Sonja Schaper; Michaela Hau; John Cockrem; Piet de Goede; Kees van Oers.: Corticosterone responses differ between lines of great tits (Parus major) selected for divergent personalities. In: General and Comparative Endocrinology. 175, 2012, p. 488 - 494 [Corticosterone; Exploration; Great tit; Parus major; Personality; Artificial selection; Stress.].

Bebrone, Dr. Carine

Universite de Liege, Belgium
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Rainer Fischer Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  • Heinrich Delbrück, Pierre Bogaerts, Michael Kupper, Roberta Rezende de Castro, Sandra Bennink, Youri Glupczynski, Moreno Galleni, Kurt Hoffmann, Carine Bebrone: Kinetic and Crystallographic Studies of Extended-Spectrum GES-11, GES-12, and GES-14 beta-Lactamases. In: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 56, 2012, p. 5618 - 5625 [antibiotic resistance beta-lactamase enzymology structural biology crystallography].

  • Pierre Bogaerts, Carine Bebrone, TD Huang, W Bouchahrouf, Y Degheldre, A Deplano, Kurt Hoffmann, Youri Glupczynski: Detection and characterization of VIM-31, a new variant of VIM-2 with Tyr224His and His252Arg mutations, in a clinical isolate of Enterobacter cloacae. In: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 56, 2012, p. 3283 - 3287 [antibiotic resistance beta-lactamase enzyme kinetics].

Ben Nouir, Dr. Nadia

Universite de Monastir, Tunisia
Field of research: Parasitology
Host: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Fleischer Bernhard-Nocht-Institut für Tropenmedizin (BNI)
  • Nadia Ben Nouir, Marie-Luise Eschbach, Melanie Piédavent, Anke Osterloh, Manchang Tanyi Kingsley, Klaus Erttmann, Norbert Brattig, Eva Liebau, Bernhard Fleischer and Minka Breloer: Vaccination with Strongyloides ratti Heat Shock Protein 60 increases susceptibility to challenge infection by induction of Th1 response. In: Vaccine . 30, 2012, p. 862 - 871 [nematodes, Th1/Th2, HSP60, vaccine, immune-evasion].

  • Nadia Ben Nouir, Melanie Piédavent, Anke Osterloh and Minka Breloer : Passive immunization with a monoclonal IgM antibody specific for Strongyloides ratti HSP60 protects mice against challenge infection. In: Vaccine. 30, 2012, p. 4971 - 4976 [Nematodes, Immune response, vaccine, Th1/Th2, IgM].

Bernal, Dr. Maria

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Field of research: Pure research in plant biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Ute Krämer Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • María Bernal, David Casero, Vasantika Singh, Grandon T. Wilson, Arne Grande, Huijun Yang, Sheel C. Dodani, Matteo Pellegrini, Erin L. Connolly, Peter Huijser, Sabeeha S. Merchant, Ute Krämer: Transcriptome sequencing identifies SPL7-regulated Cu acquisition genes FRO4/FRO5 and the Cu dependence of Fe homeostasis in Arabidopsis. In: The Plant Cell. 24, 2012, p. 738 - 769 [metal homeostasis arabidopsis copper transcription factor].

Bersimbay, Prof. Dr. Rakhmetkaji I.

Eurasian University, Kazakhstan
Field of research: Cell biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Karl-Friedrich Sewing Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
  • Sarbassov D, Bulgakova O, Bersimbaev R.I., Shaiken T.: Isolation of the mTOR Complexes by Affinity Purification. In: Methods in Molecular Biology . 821, 2012, p. 59 - 74 [Isolation of mTOR complexes Methods in Molecular Biolopgy].

  • Aimbetov R., Chen C-H, Bulgakova O.V., Abetov D., Bissenbaev A. K., Bersimbaev R. I., Sarbassov D. D. : Integrity of mTORC2 is dependent on the rictor Gly-934. In: Oncogene . 31, 2012, p. 2115 - 2120.

Bertics, Dr. Victoria


Field of research: Marine biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Tina Treude GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel
  • Victoria J. Bertics, Carolin R. Löscher, Iines Salonen, Andrew W. Dale, Ruth A. Schmitz, and Tina Treude: Occurrence of benthic microbial nitrogen fixation coupled to sulfate reduction in the seasonally hypoxic Eckernförde Bay, Baltic Sea. In: Biogeosciences Discussion. 9, 2012, p. 6489 - 6533 [Nitrogen Cycling / Marine Sediments / Hypoxia / Bioturbation / nifH / Benthic Time Series / Denitrification / Boknis Eck].

Bieghs, Dr. Veerle

Maastricht University, Netherlands
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Christian Trautwein Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  • Veerle Bieghs, Patrick van Gorp, Sofie Walenbergh, Marion Gijbels, Fons Verheyen, Wim Buurman, David Briles, Marten Hofker, Christoph Binder, Ronit Shiri-Sverdlov: Specific immunization strategies against oxidized low-density lipoprotein: a novel way to reduce nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in mice. In: Hepatology. 56, 2012, p. 894 - 903.

Bradshaw, Priv. Doz. Dr. Nicholas James

University of Rijeka, Croatia
Field of research: Cell biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Carsten Korth Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • Verian Bader, Liisa Tomppo, Svenja V. Trossbach, Nicholas J. Bradshaw, Ingrid Prikulis, S. Rutger Leliveld, Chi-Ying Lin, Koko Ishizuka, Akira Sawa, Adriana Ramos, Isaac Rosa, Ángel Garcià, Jesús R. Requena, Maria Hipolito, Narayan Rai, Evaristus Nwulia, Uwe Henning, Stefano Ferrea, Christian Luckhaus, Jesper Ekelund, Juha Veijola, Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, William Hennah, Carsten Korth: Proteomic, genomic and translational approaches identify CRMP1 for a role in schizophrenia and its underlying traits. In: Human Molecular Genetics. 21, 2012, p. 4406 - 4418 [Genes, Proteins, Biology, Mental illness].

Carstens, Prof. Dr. Eric Bruce

Queen's University at Kingston, Canada
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Dr. Johannes Jehle Julius Kühn-Institut - Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen (JKI)
  • Mei Yu, Eric B. Carstens: The CfMNPV LEF-3/P143 complex can complement DNA replication and budded virus production in an AcMNPV LEF-3/P143 double knockout bacmid. In: Journal of General Virology. 93, 2012, p. 383 - 388 [baculovirus, DNA replication, bacmid, mutagenesis, AcMNPV, CfMNPV, host specificity ].

  • Eric B. Carstens: Alphabaculovirus Baculoviridae. In: The Springer Index of Viruses second edition. (Ed. C. Tiidona, G. Darai) New York: Springer, 2012, p. 105 - 117 [baculovirus, alphabaculovirus, review, insect virus, ].

  • M. Yu, Eric B Carstens: Choristoneura fumiferana multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus LEF-3-P143 complex can complement DNA replication and budded virus in an AcMNPV LEF-3-P143 double knockout bacmid. In: Journal of General Virology. 93, 2012, p. 383 - 388 [baculovirus, DNA replication, SSB, helicase, bacmids, gene knockout].

Chachami, Dr. Georgia

University of Thessaly, Greece
Field of research: Cell biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Frauke Melchior Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Sarah Schulz, Georgia Chachami, Lukasz Kozaczkiewicz, Ulrike Winter, Nicolas Stankovic-Valentin, Petra Haas, Kay Hofmann, Henning Urlaub, Huib Ovaa, Joachim Wittbrodt, Erik Meulmeester & Frauke Melchior : Ubiquitin-specific protease-like 1 (USPL1) is a SUMO isopeptidase with essential, non-catalytic functions. In: Embo reports. 10, 2012, p. 930 - 938 [SUMO protease; ubiquitin-specific protease family; USPL1; zebrafish C13orf22l; Cajal body ].

Chakrabarti, Dr. Shubhodeep

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany
Field of research: Neurophysiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Alexander Gail Deutsches Primatenzentrum GmbH
  • Shubhodeep Chakrabarti, Paul Hebert, Michael Wolf ,Michael Campos, Joel Burdick, Alexander Gail.: Expert-like performance of an autonomous spike tracking algorithm in isolating and maintaining single units in the macaque cortex. In: Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 205, 2012, p. 72 - 85.

Cipriotti, Prof. Dr. Pablo Ariel

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Field of research: Plant ecology
Host: Dr. Thorsten Wiegand Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ
  • Pablo Ariel Cipriotti, Martín R. Aguiar, Thorsten Wiegand and Jose M. Paruelo.: Understanding the long term spatial dynamics of semiarid grass-shrub steppes through inverse parameter selection for simulation models. In: Oikos. 121, 2012, p. 848 - 861 [model rangeland grass shrub steppe].

  • Pablo Ariel Cipriotti, Rauber RB, Collantes MB, Braun K and Escartín C.: Control measures for a recent invasion of Hieracium pilosella in Southern Patagonian rangelands. In: Weed Research.. 52, 2012, p. 98 - 105 [invasion control weed fertilisation herbicide rangelands Patagonia ].

Dam, Dr. Bomba

Visva-Bharati University, India
Field of research: Microbe ecology
Host: Dr. Werner Liesack Max-Planck-Institut für terrestrische Mikrobiologie
  • Pravin Malla Shrestha, Claudia Kammann, Katharina Lenhart, Bomba Dam, Werner Liesack: Linking activity, composition and seasonal dynamics of atmospheric methane oxidizers in a meadow soil. In: The ISME Journal. 6, 2012, p. 1115 - 1126 [methane-oxidizing bacteria; methanotrophs; upland soil cluster alpha; atmospheric methane; seasonal dynamics; grassland soil].

  • Bomba Dam, Michael Kube, Somasri Dam, Richard Reinhardt, Werner Liesack: Complete sequence analysis of two methanotroph-specific repABC-containing plasmids from Methylocystis sp. strain SC2. In: Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78, 2012, p. 4373 - 4379 [Methane-oxidizing bacteria, Methylocystis sp. strain SC2, plasmid, repABC replicon, singleton pmoC ].

  • Philipp A. Nauer, Bomba Dam, Werner Liesack, Josef Zeyer, Martin H. Schroth: Activity and diversity of methane-oxidizing bacteria in glacier forefields on siliceous and calcareous bedrock. In: Biogeosciences. 9, 2012, p. 1 - 16 [methanotrophic bacteria, glacier forefields, usc-gamma, Methylocystis, TRFLP].

  • Bomba Dam, Somasri Dam, Michael Kube, Richard Reinhardt, Werner Liesack : Complete genome sequence of Methylocystis sp. strain SC2, an aerobic methanotroph with high-affinity methane oxidation potential. In: Journal of Bacteriology. 194, 2012, p. 6008 - 6009 [Methylocystis sp. strain SC2, genome sequence, plasmid, 454].

Elbaum, Dr. Rivka

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Field of research: Plant anatomy and plant morphology
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Fratzl Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung
  • Tamburu C., Klein E. , Dunlop J., Fartzl P. , Raviv U. , Elbaum R.: Structural basis for the coiling of stork’s bills awns. In: Journal of the Royal Society Interface . 69, 2012, p. 640 - 647 [hygroscopic movement, plant cell wall, Erodium].

Elsayed Ali, Dr. Hamada

Universität Bayreuth, Egypt
Field of research: Ecology
Host: Dr. Gian-Reto Walther Universität Bayreuth
  • Hamada Elsayed Ali: Conservation of Plant Diversity in Mountainous Arid Environments: A Case Study of Serbal Mountain, South Sinai, Egypt. Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2012, 168 pp. [Arid Environments, Diversity, Conservation].

Engel, Dr. Benjamin David

University of California, San Francisco, United States of America
Field of research: Cell biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Baumeister Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie
  • Naoko Mizuno, Michael Taschner, Benjamin D. Engel, Esben Lorentzen: Structural studies of ciliary components. In: Journal of Molecular Biology. 422(2), 2012, p. 163 - 180 [cilium; intraflagellar transport; electron tomography; IFT complex; flagellum].

  • Alexander Rigort, Elizabeth Villa, Felix J.B. Bäuerlein, Benjamin D. Engel, Jürgen M. Plitzko: Integrative Approaches for Cellular Cryo-electron Tomography: Correlative Imaging and Focused Ion Beam Micromachining. In: Methods in Cell Biology. 111, 2012, p. 259 - 281 [cryo-FIB; focused ion beam; correlative microscopy; frozen-hydrated cells; cellular electron tomography; structural biology; automated segmentation].

Engel, Prof. Dr. Felix

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Field of research: Cell biology, cytobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Braun Max-Planck-Institut für Herz- und Lungenforschung
  • Chinmoy Patra, Sarmistha Talukdar, Tatyana Novoyatleva, Siva R. Velagala, Christian Mühlfeld, Banani Kundu, Subhas C. Kundu, Felix B. Engel: Silk protein fibroin from Antheraea mylitta for cardiac tissue engineering. In: Biomaterials. 33, 2012, p. 2673 - 80 [tissue engineering, heart, silk, RGD, connexin].

  • Chinmoy Patra; Filomena Ricciardi; Felix B. Engel: The functional properties of nephronectin: An adhesion molecule for cardiac tissue engineering. In: Biomaterials. 33, 2012, p. 4327 - 4335 [biomaterial, tissue engineering, nephronectin, cardiomyocytes, cardiac adhesive].

  • Araç D, Aust G, Calebiro D, Engel FB, Formstone C, Goffinet A, Hamann J, Kittel RJ, Liebscher I, Lin HH, Monk KR, Petrenko A, Piao X, Prömel S, Schiöth HB, Schwartz TW, Stacey M, Ushkaryov YA, Wobus M, Wolfrum U, Xu L, Langenhan T.: Dissecting signaling and functions of adhesion G protein-coupled receptors. In: Ann N Y Acad Sci.. 1276, 2012, p. 1 - 25 [adhesion GPCRs].

  • Machteld van Amerongen, Felix Engel: Induction of Cardiomyocyte Proliferation. ed. Engel FB. Heart Regeneration: Stem Cells and Beyond. In: Heart Regeneration: Stem Cells and Beyond.. (Ed. Felix Engel) Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Company, Inc., 2012.

  • Tatyana Novoyatleva, Felix Engel: The Complexity of Organ Regeneration. In: Heart Regeneration: Stem Cells and Beyond. (Ed. Felix Engel) Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Company, Inc., 2012.

Faille, Dr. Arnaud

Museum National d`Histoire Naturelle, France
Field of research: Animal systematology and evolution
Host: Dr. Michael Balke Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns (SNSB)
  • Michel Perreau, Arnaud Faille: Contribution à la phylogénie et la systématique des Aleocharinae hypogés d'Afrique du nord (Coleoptera : Staphylinidae). In: Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (n.s.). 48, 2012, p. 81 - 96 [Taxonomy, systematics, new species, biogeography, endogean fauna, troglobitic fauna, North-Africa].

  • Arnaud Faille, Charles Bourdeau, Javier Fresneda: Molecular phylogeny of the Trechus brucki group, with description of two new species from the Pyreneo-Cantabrian area (France, Spain) (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Trechinae). In: Zookeys. 217, 2012, p. 11 - 51 [Carabidae, Trechini, new species, molecular phylogeny, subterranean environment, Pyrenees, France, Spain].

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)
  • Claudio D. Borsarelli; Lisandro J. Falomir Lockhart; Veronika Ostatná; Jonathan A. Fauerbach; He-Hsuan Hsiao; Hening Urlaub; Emil Palecek; Elizabeth A. Jares Erijman; Thomas M. Jovin: Biophysical properties and cellular toxicity of covalent cross-linked oligomers of α-synuclein formed by photoinduced side-chain tyrosyl radicals. In: Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 53, 2012, p. 1004 - 1015 [Parkinson’s disease Neurodegeneration Oxidative stress Photocrosslinking SH-SY5Y Protein aggregation Protein photooxidation].

Fedosov, Dr. Dmitry A.

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany
Field of research: Biophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Gompper Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • Dmitry A. Fedosov, Julia Fornleitner, and Gerhard Gompper,: Margination of white blood cells in microcapillary flow. In: Physical Review Letters. 108, 2012, p. 028104 [white blood cell, margination, red blood cell, microcirculation].

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)
  • Vladimir Gnezdilov: On the composition and distribution of the family Acanaloniidae Amyot et Serville (Homoptera, Fulgoroidea). In: Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie. 91(3), 2012, p. 643 - 647 [systematics, morphology, new synonyms, new combinations].

  • Vladimir Gnezdilov: On the taxonomy of some Fulgoroidea (Hemiptera). In: Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS. 316(3), 2012, p. 239 - 247 [systematics, new combinations, new synonyms, lectotype designation].

  • Vladimir Gnezdilov: Revision of the tribe Colpopterini Gnezdilov, 2003 (Homoptera, Fulgoroidea, Nogodinidae). In: Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie. 91(4), 2012, p. 757 - 774 [systematics, morphology, new genus, new species].

  • Vladimir Gnezdilov: A new stenopterous genus of the tribe Gaetuliini Fennah (Hemiptera, Fulgoroidea, Tropiduchidae) from southern Africa – particular intercontinental convergence. In: African Invertebrates. 53(2), 2012, p. 637 - 644 [taxonomy, morphology, new genus, new species, adaptation, convergence].

  • Vladimir Gnezdilov: A new genus of the family Acanaloniidae Amyot et Serville (Homoptera: Fulgoroidea) from the Carribean Basin. In: Zoosystematica Rossica. 21(2), 2012, p. 302 - 305 [systematics, new genus, new combinations, lectotype designation].

  • Vladimir Gnezdilov: First record of the genus Gwurra Linnavuori, 1973 (Homoptera, Fulgoroidea, Caliscelidae) from Namibia. In: Zoosystematica Rossica. 21(2), 2012, p. 306 - 307 [faunistics, new record].

Goehring, Dr. Nathan

Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Zellbiologie und Genetik, Germany
Field of research: Cell biology, cytobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Anthony A. Hyman Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Zellbiologie und Genetik
  • Nathan W Goehring and Anthony A Hyman: Organelle Growth Control through Limiting Pools of Cytoplasmic Components. In: Current Biology. 22, 2012, p. R330 - R339.

Gonzalez, Prof. Dr. Ramon Antonio

Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, Mexico
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Dobner Universität Hamburg
  • Melanie Schmid, Ramon A. Gonzalez, Thomas Dobner: CRM1-Dependent Transport Supports Cytoplasmic Accumulation of Adenoviral Early Transcripts. In: Journal of Virology. 86, 2012, p. 2282 - 2292 [Adenoviral early mRNA transport; CRM1 ].

Hartel, Dr. Rudolf-Tiberiu

Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania
Field of research: Ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Jörn Fischer Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
  • Cogalniceanu, D., Bancila, R., Plaiasu, R., Samoila, C., Hartel, T.: Aquatic habitat use with specific reference to Rana temporaria at high elevations (Retezat Mountains National Park, Romania). In: Ann. Limnol. – Int. J. Limn. 46, 2012, p. 356 - 362.

Heazlewood, Dr. Joshua Lucas

University of Melbourne, Australia
Field of research: Plant biochemistry
Host: Dr. Wolfram Weckwerth Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie
  • Ganesh Kumar Agrawal, Abhijit Sarkar, Raj Agrawal, Bongani Kaiser Ndimba, Georgia Tanou, Michael J Dunn, Thomas Kieselbach, Rainer Cramer, Stefanie Wienkoop, Sixue Chen, Mohammed Suhail Rafudeen, Renu Deswal, Bronwyn J Barkla, Wolfram Weckwerth, Joshua L Heazlewood, Jenny Renaut, Dominique Job, Niranjan Chakraborty, Randeep Rakwal: Boosting the globalization of plant proteomics through INPPO: current developments and future prospects. In: Proteomics. 12, 2012, p. 359 - 368 [proteomics, plants].

Hirschenhauser, Dr. Katharina

Universität Wien, Austria
Field of research: Behavioural physiology, ethology
Host: Dr. Wolfgang Goymann Max-Planck-Institut für Ornithologie
  • Katharina Hirschenhauser: Testosterone and partner compatibility: evidence and emerging questions. In: Ethology. 118, 2012, p. 799 - 809.

  • Katharina Hirschenhauser, Katharina Spreitzer, Michael Lepschy, Kurt Kotrschal, Erich Möstl: Excretion patterns of corticosterone metabolites differ between two galliform species, Japanese quail and chicken. In: Journal of Ornithology. 153, 2012, p. 1179 - 118.

Jin, Dr. Emma Yu

Nankai University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Informatics in biology, computer science in biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Markus Nebel Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
  • Emma Yu Jin and Markus E. Nebel: A combinatorial proof of the recurrence for Rook paths. In: The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, . 19(1), 2012, p. #59 [bijections, rook paths].

Karanovic, Dr. Ivana

Hanyang University, Republic of Korea
Field of research: Animal systematology and evolution
Host: Dr. Dietmar Keyser Universität Hamburg
  • Ivana Karanovic: Recent freshwater ostracods of the world (Crustacea, Ostracoda, Podocopida). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2012, 608 pp. [biodiversity, taxonomy, zoogeography, phylogeny].

  • Ivana Karanovic: Two new Sarsiellinae (Ostracoda: Myodocopa) from Ningaloo Reef (Western Australia), with a cladistic analysis of the subfamily and keys to genera. In: Journal of Natural Hstory. 46, 2012, p. 2285 - 2327 [ostracoda, coral reefs, biodiversity, taxonomic keys, phylogeny].

  • Ivana Karanovic, Simone Nunes Brandão: Review and phylogeny of the Recent Polycopidae (Ostracoda, Cladocopina), with descriptions of nine new species, one new genus, and one new subgenus from the deep South Atlantic. In: Marine Biodiversity. 42, 2012, p. 329 - 393 [Myodocopa, Abyssal, Diversity, Phylogeny, Taxonomy, DIVAII].

  • Ivana Karanovic, Stefan Eberhard, Giulia Perina: Austromesocypris bluffensis sp. n. (Crustacea, Ostracoda, Cypridoidea, Scottiinae) from subterranean aquatic habitats in Tasmania, with a key to world species of the subfamily. In: ZooKeys. 215, 2012, p. 1 - 31 [Ostracoda, biodiversity, Cyprididae, Australia].

  • Ivana Karanovic, Wonchoel Lee: A review of candonid ostracods (Crustacea: Ostracoda: Podocopida) from East Asia, with descriptions of five new species from South Korea. In: Zootaxa. 3368, 2012, p. 7 - 49 [biodiversity, review, new species, taxonomy, Candonidae].

  • Ivana Karanovic, Wonchoel Lee: TWO NEW CANDONID SPECIES FROM SOUTH KOREA (OSTRACODA, PODOCOPIDA). In: Crustaceana. 85, 2012, p. 1633 - 1658 [Cypria, Cryprocandona, East Asia, taxonomy, new species].

  • Ivana Karanovic, Anne-Nina Lörz: A new subfamily and species of Ostracoda (Cylindroleberididae, Myodocopa) from the Chatham Rise (New Zealand). In: New Zealand Journal of Zoology. 39, 2012, p. 265 - 290 [Ostracoda; NewZe aland; taxonomy; new subfamily; Macroasteropteron chathamensis sp. nov; key of Cylindroleberididae].

  • Hyunsu Yoo, Ivana Karanovic, Wonchoel Lee: First record of Ishizakiella supralittoralis (Ostracoda, Cytheroidea, Leptocytheridae) from South Korea with a key to species of the genus. In: Journal of Species Research. 1, 2012, p. 68 - 77 [biodiversity, Podocopida, taxonomy].

  • A. Escrivà, R. J. Smith, J. A. Aguilar-Alberola, T. Kamiya, I. Karanovic, J. Rueda, E. I. Schornikov and F. Mesquita-Joanes: GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF FABAEFORMISCANDONA SUBACUTA: AN EXOTIC INVASIVE OSTRACODA ON THE IBERIAN PENINSULA?. In: Journal of Crustacean Biology. 32, 2012, p. 949 - 961 [alien species, aquatic invasions, biogeography, Fabaeformiscandona, Ostracoda].

Kefi, Dr. Sonia

Universite de Montpellier II (des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc), France
Field of research: Ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Brose Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Sonia Kéfi, Eric Berlow, Evie Wieters, Sergio Navarrete, Owen Petchey, Spencer Wood, Alice Boit, Lucas Joppa, Kevin Lafferty, Rich Williams, Neo Martinez, Bruce Menge, Carol Blanchette, Alison Iles, Ulrich Brose: More than a meal... Integrating non-feeding interactions into food webs. In: Ecology Letters . 15, 2012, p. 291 - 300 [Ecological network, ecosystem engineering, facilitation, food web, interaction modification, non-trophic interactions, trophic interactions].

Kim, Dr. Yangmin

Pohang University of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea
Field of research: Plant physiology
Host: Dr. Andrea Carminati Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Mohsen Zarebanadkouki, Yangmin X Kim, Ahmad B Moradi, Hans-Joerg Vogel, Anders Kaestner, Andrea Carminati: Quantification and modeling of local root water uptake using neutron radiography and deuterium. In: Vadose Zone Journal . 11, 2012.

Kohlen, Dr. Wouter

Wageningen University, Netherlands
Field of research: Pure research in plant biology
Host: Dr. Klaus Theres Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung
  • Wouter Kohlen, Tatsiana Charnikhova, Michiel Lammers, Tobia Pollina, Peter Toth, Imran Haider, Maria Jose Pozo, Ruud de Maagd, Carolien Ruyter‐ Spira, Harro Bouwmeester and Juan Antonio López Ráez : The tomato CAROTENOID CLEAVAGE DIOXYGENASE8 (SlCCD8) regulates rhizosphere signaling, plant architecture and affects reproductive development through strigolactone biosynthesis. In: New Phytologist. 196, 2012, p. 535 - 547 [Plant Physiology, Phytohormones].

Kralj-Fišer, Dr. Simona

Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia
Field of research: Animal ecology and behavioural ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Jutta Schneider Universität Hamburg
  • KRALJ-FIŠER, Simona, KUNTNER, Matjaž. : Eunuchus as better fighters?. In: Naturwissenschaften. 99, 2012, p. 95 - 101 [Aggression, Cannibalism, Emasculation, Guarding, Plugging, Nephilidae, Nephilengys livida].

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, Liam Tuffy, Theofilos Papadopoulos, Nils Brose.: The role of neurexins and neuroligins in the formation, maturation, and function of vertebrate synapses. In: Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 22, 2012, p. 412 - 422 [Neuroligin, synapse].

Lal, Prof. Dr. Rup

University of Delhi, India
Field of research: Molecular biology
Host: Dr. Hans H. Richnow Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ
  • Nidhi Garg, Kiran Bala and Rup Lal: Sphingobium lucknowense sp. nov., a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) degrading bacterium isolated from HCH contaminated soil. In: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62, 2012, p. 618 - 623.

  • Pushp Lata, Devi Lal, Rup Lal: Flavobacterium ummariense sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. In: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62, 2012, p. 2674 - 2679.

  • Pushp Lata, Devi Lal, Rup Lal: Flavobacterium ummariense sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. In: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62, 2012, p. 2674 - 2679.

  • Jaya Malhotra, Shailly Anand, Swati Jindal, Raman Rajagopal and Rup Lal: Acinetobacter indicus sp. nov., isolated from Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dumpsite. In: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62, 2012, p. 2883 - 2890.

  • Kiran Bala, Birgit Geueke, Milena E. Miska, Daniel Rentsch, Thomas Poiger, Mandeep Dadhwal, Rup Lal, Christof Holliger, and Hans-Peter E. Kohler: Enzymatic conversion of ε-Hexachlorocyclohexane and a-Heptachlorocyclohexane isomer, two neglected components of technical hexachlorocyclohexane. In: Environ. Sci. Technol. 46 (7), 2012, p. 4051 - 4058.

  • Vatsala Dwivedi, Naseer Sangwan, Aeshna Nigam, Nidhi Garg, Neha Niharika, Paramjit Khurana, Jitendra P. Khurana, and Rup Lal: Draft genome sequence of Thermus sp. RL isolated from hot water spring located atop the Himalayan Ranges at Manikaran, India. In: J. Bacteriol. 194, 2012, p. 3534 - 3535.

  • Shailly Anand, Naseer Sangwan, Pushp Lata, Jasvinder Kaur, Ankita Dua, Amit Kumar Singh, Mansi Verma, Jaspreet Kaur, Jitendra P. Khurana, Paramjit Khurana, Saloni Mathur and Rup Lal: Genome Sequence of Sphingobium indicum B90A, a Hexachlorocyclohexane-Degrading Bacterium. In: J. Bacteriol. 194, 2012, p. 4471 - 4472.

  • Jaya Malhotra, Ankita Dua, Anjali Saxena, Naseer Sangwan, Udita Mukherjee, Neeti Pandey, Raman Rajagopal, Paramjit Khurana, Jitendra P. Khurana and Rup Lal: Genome sequence of Acinetobacter sp. HA isolated from the gut of polyphagous insect pest Helicoverpa armigera. In: J. Bacteriol. 194 (18), 2012, p. 5156 - 5157.

  • Naseer Sangwan, Pushp Lata, Vatsala Dwivedi, Amit Singh, Neha Niharika, Jasvinder Kaur, Shailly Anand, Jaya Malhotra, Swati Jindal, Aeshna Nigam, Devi Lal, Ankita Dua, Anjali Saxena, Nidhi Garg, Mansi Verma, Jaspreet Kaur, Udita Mukherjee, Jack A. Gilbert, Scot E. Dowd, Rajagopal Raman, Paramjit Khurana, Jitendra P. Khurana, Rup Lal: Comparative Metagenomic analysis of soil microbial communities across three Hexachlorocyclohexane contamination levels. In: PLoS One. 7(9), 2012, p. e46219.

  • Birgit Geueke, Nidhi Garg, Sneha Ghosh, Thomas Fleischmann, Christof Holliger, Rup Lal, Hans-Peter E. Kohler: Metabolomics of HCH-transformation: LinA to LinB ratio determines metabolic fate of HCH isomers. In: Environmental Microbiology. 15(4), 2012, p. 1040 - 1049.

  • Naseer Sangwan, Pushp Lata, Amit Kumar Singh and Rup Lal: Recruiting Environmental genomes from metagenomes. In: Indian J. Microbiol. 52(1), 2012, p. 109 - 110.

  • Jasvinder Kaur, Jaspreet Kaur, Neha Niharika and Rup Lal: Sphingomonas laterariae LNB2T sp. Nov. Isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated dumpsite in Lucknow. In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 62, 2012, p. 2891 - 2896.

  • Neha Niharika, Swati Jindal, Jasvinder Kaur and Rup Lal: Sphingomonas indica sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. In: International Journal of Systematics and Evolutionary Microbiology. 62, 2012, p. 2997 - 3002.

  • Vatsala Dwivedi, Neha Niharika and Rup Lal: Pontibacter lucknowensis DM9T sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane dump site. In: International Journal of Systematics and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63, 2012, p. 309 - 313.

  • Jasvinder Kaur, Hana Moskalikova, Neha Niharika, Miroslava Sedlackova, Ales Hampl,Jiri Damborsky, Zbynek Prokop and Rup Lal: Sphingobium baderi sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dump site. In: International Journal of Systematics and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63, 2012, p. 673 - 678.

  • Neha Niharika, Hana Moskalikova, Jasvinder Kaur, Miroslava Sedlackova, Ales Hampl, Jiri Damborsky, Zbynek Prokop and Rup Lal: Novosphingobium barchaimii sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. In: International Journal of Systematics and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63, 2012, p. 667 - 672.

  • Neha Niharika, Hana Moskalikova, Jasvinder Kaur, Fazlurrahman Khan, Miroslava Sedlackova, Ales Hampl, Jiri Damborsky, Zbynek Prokop and Rup Lal: Sphingobium czechense LL01T sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dump site. In: International Journal of Systematics and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63, 2012, p. 723 - 728.

Levkov, Dr. Zlatko

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia
Field of research: Plant systematology and evolution
Host: Dr. Richard M. Crawford Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung (AWI)
  • Zlatko Levkov, David M. Wiliams: Checklist of diatoms (Bacillariophyta) from Lake Ohrid and Lake Prespa (Macedonia), and their watersheds. In: Phytotaxa. 45, 2012, p. 1 - 76.

  • Zlatko Levkov, Cvetkoska Aleksandra, Jane M. Reed: Lake Ohrid diatoms as palaeoclimate indicators of climate change during the last glacial-interglacial cycle. In: Diatom Monographs. 15, 2012, p. 1 - 216.

Lise, Dr. Stefano

University of London, United Kingdom
Field of research: Informatics in biology, computer science in biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Robert B. Russell Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • LG Trabuco, S Lise, E Petsalaki, RB Russell: PepSite: prediction of peptide-binding sites from protein surfaces. In: Nucleic Acids Research. 40, 2012, p. W423 - W427 [Bioinformatics Protein-protein interactions].

Lundquist, Dr. Peter Knut


Field of research: Pure research in plant biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Andreas Weber Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • Peter K. Lundquist, Anton, Poliakov, Nazmul H. Bhuiyan, Boris Zybailov, Qi Sun, Klaas J. van Wijk: The Functional Network of the Arabidopsis Plastoglobule Proteome Based on Quantitative Proteomics and Genome-Wide Coexpression Analysis. In: Plant Physiology. 158, 2012, p. 1172 - 1192.

  • Peter K. Lundquist, Jerrold I. Davis, Klaas J. van Wijk: ABC1K atypical kinases in plants: filling the organellar kinase void. In: Trends in Plant Science. 17, 2012, p. 546 - 555.

Machado-Schiaffino, Prof. Dr. Gonzalo

Universität Konstanz, Spain
Field of research: Population genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Axel Meyer Universität Konstanz
  • J.L. Horreo, J. de la Hoz, I. Gonzalez Pola, G. Machado-Schiaffino & E. Garcia-Vazquez: Ecological and economic costs of supportive breeding: Atlantic salmon as a case study. In: Aquaculture . 356-357, 2012, p. 1 - 6.

  • E. Garcia-Vazquez, G. Machado-Schiaffino, D. Campo & F. Juanes: Species misidentification in mixed hake fisheries may lead to overexploitation and population bottlenecks. In: Fisheries Research. 114, 2012, p. 52 - 55.

Malashichev, Dr. Yegor

St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
Field of research: Animal anatomy and animal morphology
Host: Prof. Dr. Bodo Christ Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Andrey Giljov, Karina Karenina, Yegor Malashichev: Limb preferences in a marsupial, Macropus rufogriseus: evidence for postural effect. In: Animal Behaviour. 83, 2, 2012, p. 525 - 534 [Wallabies, marsupials, manual laterality, brain asymmetry, zoos].

  • Andrey Giljov, Karina Karenina, Yegor Malashichev: Does Bipedality Predict the Group-level Manual Laterality in Mammals?. In: PLoS ONE. 7, 2012, p. e51583 [mammals, bipedalism, manual laterality, brain asymmetry, brush-tailled bettongs].

  • Hans Epperlein, Shahryar Khattak, Dunja Knapp, Elly Tanaka, Yegor Malashichev: Neural crest does not contribute to the neck and shoulder in the Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum). In: PLoS ONE. 7, 2012, p. e52244 [neural crest, scapula, shoulder girdle, axolotl, evolution].

Mathot, Dr. Kimberley Jean


Field of research: Animal ecology and behavioural ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Bart Kempenaers Max-Planck-Institut für Ornithologie
  • Kimberley Jean Mathot J. Wright B. Kempenaers N.J. Dingemanse: Adaptive strategies for managing uncertainty may explain personality-related differences in behavioural plasticity. In: Oikos. 121, 2012, p. 1009 - 1020 [personality plasticity managing uncertainty variance sensitivity sampling insurance].

McGaughran, Dr. Angela

Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie, Germany
Field of research: Evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Ralf J. Sommer Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie
  • KATY MORGAN, ANGELA MCGAUGHRAN, LAURE VILLATE, MATTHIAS HERRMANN, HANH WITTE, GABI BARTELMES, JACQUES ROCHAT, RALF J . SOMMER: Multi locus analysis of Pristionchus pacificus on La Re´union Island reveals an evolutionary history shaped by multiple introductions, constrained dispersal events and rare out-crossing. In: Molecular Ecology. 21, 2012, p. 250 - 266 [hermaphrodite, Island biogeography, La Re´union Island, Mascareigne, Nematoda, Pristionchus].

Menzies, Dr. Brandon Rodney

University of Melbourne, Australia
Field of research: Genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Heribert Hofer Leibniz-Institut für Zoo- u Wildtierforschung (IZW)
  • Brandon R Menzies, Geoff Shaw, Terrence P Fletcher, Andrew J Pask, Marilyn B Renfree: Maturation of the growth axis in marsupials occurs gradually during post-natal life and over an equivalent developmental stage to eutherian mammals. In: Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 349, 2012, p. 189 - 194 [marsupial, growth, IGF, altricial, mammal].

  • Brandon Rodney Menzies, Marilyn B Renfree, Thomas Heider, Frieder Mayer, Thomas B Hildebrandt, Andrew J Pask: Limited genetic diversity preceded extinction of the Tasmanian Tiger. In: PLoS ONE. 7 (4), 2012, p. 35433 [marsupial, extinct, genome, population].

Micali, Dr. O. Cristina

Health Canada, Canada
Field of research: Plant pathology, parasitology
Host: Prof. Dr. Ralph Panstruga Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung
  • Weßling R, Schmidt SM, Micali CO, Knaust F, Reinhardt R, Neumann U, Ver Loren van Themaat E, Panstruga R. : Transcriptome analysis of enriched Golovinomyces orontii haustoria by deep 454 pyrosequencing . In: Fungal Genetics and Biology. 49, 2012, p. 470 - 482 [Arabidopsis/microbiology Ascomycota/genetics* Ascomycota/isolation & purification Expressed Sequence Tags Fungal Proteins/genetics Gene Expression Regulation, Fungal High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing Molecular Sequence Data Plant Diseases/micr].

Millo, Dr. Diego

, Netherlands
Field of research: Biophysical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Hildebrandt Technische Universität Berlin
  • Murat Sezer, Diego Millo, Inez M. Weidinger, Ingo Zebger, Peter Hildebrandt: Analyzing the Catalytic Processes of Immobilized Redox Enzymes by Vibrational Spectroscopies. In: IUBMB Life. 64, 2012, p. 455 - 464.

  • Jacek Kozuch, Claudia Steinenm, Peter Hildebreandt, Diego Millo: Combined electrochemistry and surface-enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy of gramicidin A incorporated into tethered bilayer lipid membranes. In: Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 51, 2012, p. 8114 - 8117.

  • Gal Schkolnik, Tillmann Utesch, Johannes Salewski, Katalin Tenger, Diego Millo, Anja Kranich, Ingo Zebger, Claudia Schulz, László Zimányi, Gábor Rákhely, Maria Andrea Mroginski, Peter Hildebrandt: Mapping local electric fields in proteins at biomimetic interfaces. In: Chemical Communications. 48, 2012, p. 70 - 72.

Montagna, Dr. Georgina

Universidad Nacional de San Martin - UNSAM, Argentina
Field of research: Parasitology
Host: Prof. Dr. Kai Matuschewski Max-Planck-Institut für Infektionsbiologie
  • Dr. Georgina Montagna Dr. Carlos Buscaglia Dr. Sylvia Münter , Christian Goosmann Dr. Friedrich Frischknecht , Dr. Volker Brinkmann Dr. Kai Matuschewski.: Critical role for heat shock protein 20 (HSP20) in migration of malarial sporozoites. In: Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287, 2012, p. 2410 - 2422 [malaria sporozoites motility].

  • Dr. Georgina Montagna Dr. Kai Matuschewski Dr. Carlos Buscaglia: Plasmodium sporozoite motility: an update. In: Front Biosci (Landmark Ed). . 17, 2012, p. 726 - 744 [plasmodium gliding motility].

  • Dr. Georgina Montagna Dr. Kai Matuschewski Dr. Carlos Buscaglia: Small heat shock proteins in cellular adhesion and migration: evidence from Plasmodium genetics. In: Cell Adh Migr.. 6, 2012, p. 78 - 84 [small heat shock protein plasmodium adhesion gliding].

Nakagawa, Dr. Shinichi

University of Otago, New Zealand
Field of research: Evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Bart Kempenaers Max-Planck-Institut für Ornithologie
  • Julia Schroeder, Terry Burke, Maria-Elena Mannarelli, D. A. Dawson, Shinichi Nakagawa: Maternal effects and heritability of annual productivity. In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25, 2012, p. 149 - 156.

  • Julia Schroeder, Shinichi Nakagawa, Ian R. Cleasby, Terry Burke: Passerine birds breeding under chronic noise experience reduced fitness. In: PLoS One. 7, 2012, p. e39200.

  • Joanna Rutkowska, Malgorzata Lagiz, Shinichi Nakagawa: The long and the short of avian W chromosomes: no evidence for W shortening. In: Biology Letters. 8, 2012, p. 636-638.

Ndjonka, Prof. Dr. Dieudonne

Universite de Ngaoundere, Cameroon
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Eva Liebau Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • Ajonina-Ekoti I, Ndjonka D, Tanyi MK, Wilbertz M, Younis AE, Boursou D, Kurosinski MA, Eberle R, Lüersen K, Perbandt M, Breloer M, Brattig NW, Liebau E. : Functional characterization and immune recognition of the extracellular superoxide dismutase from the human pathogenic parasite Onchocerca volvulus (OvEC-SOD). In: Acta Tropica. 124, 2012, p. 15 - 26 [Onchocerca volvulus, SOD].

  • Dieudonné Ndjonka, Bärbel Bergmann, Christian Agyare, Kai Lüersen, Andreas Hensel, Carsten Wrenger and Eva Liebau. : In vitro activity of extracts and isolated polyphenols from West African medicinal plants against Plasmodium falciparum. In: Parasitology Research. 111, 2012, p. 827 - 834 [ellagic acid, gentisic acid, gallic acid, Plasmodium falciparum, geraniin].

  • Ndjonka Dieudonne, Ajonina-Ekoti Irene, Djafsia Boursou, Lüersen Kai, Abladam Elias, Liebau Eva.: Anogeissus leiocarpus extract on the parasite nematode Onchocerca ochengi and on drug resistant mutant strains of the free-living nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. In: Veterinary Parasitology. 190, 2012, p. 136 - 142 [Caenorhabditis elegans, Onchocerca ochengi, Anogeissus leiocarpus, Levamisole, Albendazole, Ivermectin].

Nguyen, Dr. Truong Quang

Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam
Field of research: Animal systematology and evolution
Host: Dr. Thomas Ziegler Zoologischer Garten Köln
  • Truong Quang Nguyen, Tung Thanh Tran, Tao Thien Nguyen, Wolfgang Boehme, and Thomas Ziegler : First record of Sphenomorphus incognitus (Thompson, 1912) (Squamata: Scincidae) from Vietnam with some notes on natural history. In: Asian Herpetological Research. 3, 2012, p. 147 - 150 Original author: Truong Quang Nguyen, Tung Thanh Tran, Tao Thien Nguyen, Wolfgang Boehme, and Thomas Ziegler (English) [Systematics, ecology].

  • Patrick David, Truong Quang Nguyen, Thien Tao Nguyen, Ke Jiang, Tianbo Chen, Alexandre Teynié, and Thomas Ziegler: A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from northern Vietnam, southern China and central Laos. In: Zootaxa. 3498, 2012, p. 45 - 62 [Systematics].

  • Gernot Vogel, Truong Quang Nguyen, Phouthone Kingsada, Thomas Ziegler: A new species of the genus Lycodon (Boie, 1826) from Laos (Squamata: Serpentes: Colubridae). In: North-Western Journal of Zoology. 8, 2012, p. 344 - 352 [Systematics].

  • Truong Quang Nguyen, Minh Duc Le, Cuong The Pham, Tao Thien Nguyen, Michael Bonkowski, and Thomas Ziegler : A new species of Gracixalus (Amphibia, Anura, Rhacophoridae) from northern Vietnam. In: Organisms Diversity & Evolution. Nov. 2012, 2012, p. 1 - 12 [Systematics, phylogeny].

Nunes Brandao, Dr. Simone

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Brazil
Field of research: Marine biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Angelika Brandt Universität Hamburg
  • Chavtur, V., Simone Nunes Brandao, Bashmanov, A.: New subgenus and four new species of Doloria (Myodocopina) marine benthic ostracods from the Southern Ocean. In: Zootaxa. 3356, 2012, p. 1 - 46 [benthos, Myodocopina, Cypridinidae, taxonomy, morphology, ANDEEP Project, Antarctica].

  • Ward Appeltans, Shane T. Ahyong, Gary Anderson, Martin V. Angel, Tom Artois, Nicolas Bailly, Roger Bamber, Anthony Barber, Ilse Bartsch, Annalisa Berta, Magdalena Błażewicz-Paszkowycz, Phil Bock, Geoff Boxshall, Christopher B. Boyko, Simone Nunes Brandão, et al.: The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity. In: Current Biology. 22, 2012, p. 2189 - 2202.

  • Ivana Karanovic, Simone Nunes Brandao: Review of the recent Polycopidae (Ostracoda, Cladocopina), with descriptions of nine new species, one new genus, and one new subgenus from the deep South Atlantic. In: Marine Biodiversity. 42, 2012, p. 329 - 393 [Ostracoda, biodiversity, systematics, phylogeny, evolution].

  • Ivana Karanovic, Simone Nunes Brandao: On the genus Thaumatoconcha Kornicker and Sohn (Halocyprida) with description of two new species from Southern Ocean deep sea. In: Helgoland Marine Research. 66, 2012, p. 275 - 294 [Ostracoda, systematics, biodiversity].

Oguchi, Dr. Yuki


Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Bernd Bukau Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Oguchi, Y., Kummer, E., Seyffer, F., Berynskyy, M., Anstett, B., Zahn, R., Wade, R.C. Mogk, A., Bukau, B.: A tightly regulated molecular toggle controls AAA+ disaggregase. In: Nature Structure and Molecular Biology. 19, 2012, p. 1347 - 1355 [Cellular Quality Control System Molecular Chaperone Structural Biology Disaggregation].

  • Seyffer, F., Kummer, E., Oguchi, Y., Winkler, J., Kumar, M., Zahn, R., Sourjik, V., Bukau, B., Mogk, A.: Hsp70 proteins bind Hsp100 regulatory M domains to activate AAA+ disaggregase at aggregate surfaces. In: Nature Structure and Molecular Biology. 19, 2012, p. 1347 - 1355 [Cellular Quality Control System Molecular Chaperone Structural Biology Disaggregation].

Osman, Priv. Doz. 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)
  • Alaa Osman, Khalid Abuel-Fadl, Werner Kloas : In situ evaluation of the genotoxic potential of the river Nile: II. Detection of DNA strand breakage and apoptosis in Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) and Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). In: Mutation Research. 747, 2012, p. 14 - 21 [Genotoxicity, Comet assay, Diffusion assay, DNA damage, Apoptosis, River Nile, Nile tilapia, African catfish].

  • Alaa Osman: Biomarkers in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) to assess the impacts of river Nile pollution: bioaccumulation, biochemical and tissues biomarkers. In: Journal of Environmental Protection. 3, 2012, p. 966 - 977 [Biomarkers, Bioaccumulation, Enzyme Activities, Histopathology, Nile Tilapia, River Nile].

  • Alaa Osman, Werner Kloas: Biomarker Responses in Fishes: A Tool for Monitoring water quality of the river Nile. Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag, 2012, 80 pp.

Pabijan, Dr. Maciej

Jagiellonian University, Poland
Field of research: Evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Miguel Vences Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
  • Philip-Sebastian Gehring Maciej Pabijan Jasmin E Randrianirina Frank Glaw Miguel Vences : The influence of riverine barriers on phylogeographic patterns of Malagasy reed frogs (Heterixalus). In: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 64, 2012, p. 618 - 632 [Amphibia evolution genetics phylogenetics phylogeography Madagascar].

  • Maciej Pabijan Angelica Crottini Dennis Reckwell Iker Irisarri J. Susanne Hauswaldt Miguel Vences: A multigene species tree for Western Mediterranean painted frogs (Discoglossus). In: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 64, 2012, p. 690 - 696 [Amphibia phylogenetics evolution biogeography].

  • Maciej Pabijan Katharina Wollenberg Miguel Vences : Small body size increases the regional differentiation of populations of tropical mantellid frogs (Anura: Mantellidae). In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25, 2012, p. 2310 - 2324 [Amphibia population genetics evolution Madagascar ].

Peters, Prof. Dr. Reuben J.

Iowa State University, United States of America
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Jonathan Gershenzon Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische Ökologie
  • Meimei Xu, Rita Galhano, Philipp Wiemann, Emilio Bueno, Mollie Tiernan, William Wu, Ill-Min Chung, Jonathan Gershenzon, Bettina Tudzynski, Ane Sesma and Reuben J. Peters: Genetic evidence for natural product-mediated plant–plant allelopathy in rice (Oryza sativa). In: New Phytologist. 193, 2012, p. 570 - 575 [allelopathy, biosynthetic gene cluster, diterpenoids, momilactones, rice (Oryza sativa), weed suppression].

Phartyal, Dr. Shyam Singh

Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, India
Field of research: Botany
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Poschlod Universität Regensburg
  • Shyam S. Phartyal, Tetsuya Kondo, Carol C. Baskin, Jerry M. Baskin : Seed dormancy and germination in the giant Himalayan lily: an assessment of its potential for naturalization in northern Japan. In: Ecological Research. 27, 2012, p. 677 - 690 [Cardiocrinum giganteum, Invasive species, Morphophysiological dormancy, Seed germination phenology, Species naturalization].

Piazza, Dr. Valeria

Centro de Investigaciones en Optica A.C. (CIO), Mexico
Field of research: Biophysics of sensory cells
Host: Prof. Dr. Sarah Köster Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Duan-Sun Zhang , Valeria Piazza, Benjamin J Perrin, Agnieszka K Rzadzinska, JC Poczatek, M Wang, Hayden M Prosser, James M Ervasti, David P Corey, Claude P Lechene.: Multi-isotope imaging mass spectrometry reveals slow protein turnover in hair-cell stereocilia. In: Nature. 481, 2012, p. 520 - 524.

Polilov, Dr. Alexey

Moscow M.V. Lomonosov State University, Russian Federation
Field of research: Animal anatomy and animal morphology
Host: Prof. Dr. Rolf G. Beutel Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  • Alexey Polilov: The smallest insects evolve anucleate neurons. In: Arthropod Structure & Development. 41, 2012, p. 27 - 32 [Miniaturisation, Megaphragma, Trichogrammatidae, anucleate neurons].

Ponte-Sucre, Prof. Dr. Alicia

Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela
Field of research: Parasitology
Host: Mr August Stich Missionsärztliche Klinik Würzburg
  • Prof. Dr. Alicia Ponte-Sucre, Prof. E. Diaz, Prof. M. Padron Nieves: Quantitative Structure-Activity Analysis of Leishmanicidal Compounds. In: Chemoinformatics: Directions Toward Combating Neglected Diseases. (Ed. Teodorico C. Ramalho) Oak Park, IL: USA, 2012, p. 37 - 57.

Prieto, Dr. Judith H.

Western Connecticut State University, United States of America
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Katja Becker Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
  • Anne Röseler, Judith H. Prieto, Rimma Iozef , B Hecker, RH Schirmer, S Külzer, Jude Przyborski, Stefan Rahlfs, Katja Becker.: Insight into the Selenoproteome of the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum. In: Antioxid Redox Signal. . 17, 2012, p. 534 - 543 [Malaria Selenoproteome].

  • WN Wass, R Stanway, AM Blagborough, K Lal, Judith H Prieto, D Raine, MJ Sternberg, Arthur Talman, Fiona Tomley, John Yates, Robert Sinden. : Proteomic analysis of Plasmodium in the mosquito: progress and pitfalls. In: Parasitology. 139, 2012, p. 1131 - 1145 [Malaria Proteome].

Ragsdale, Dr. Erik James

Indiana University, United States of America
Field of research: Evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Ralf J. Sommer Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie
  • Neelanjan Bose, Akira Ogawa, Stephan H. von Reuss, Joshua J. Yim, Erik J. Ragsdale, Ralf J. Sommer, Frank C. Schroeder : Complex small-molecule architectures regulate phenotypic plasticity in a nematode. In: Angewandte Chemie. 51, 2012, p. 12438 - 12443.

Ramaswamy, Dr. Rajesh

ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Field of research: Informatics in biology, computer science in biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Frank Jülicher Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme
  • Rajesh Ramaswamy, Nélido González-Segredo, Ivo F. Sbalzarini and Ramon Grima: Discreteness induced concentration inversion in mesoscopic chemical systems. In: Nature Communications. 3, 2012, p. 779.

  • Christian L. Müller, Rajesh Ramaswamy and Ivo F. Sbalzarini: Global parameter identification for stochastic reaction networks from single trajectories. In: Advances in Systems Biology, vol. 736 of Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, chapter 28. (Ed. I.I. Goryanin and A.B. Goryachev) Springer, 2012, p. 477 - 498.

Rutherford, Dr. Mark A.

Washington University, United States of America
Field of research: Neurobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Mark A. Rutherford, Nikolai M. Chapochnikov, Tobias Moser: Spike Encoding of Neurotransmitter Release Timing by Spiral Ganglion Neurons of the Cochlea. In: The Journal of Neuroscience. 32(14), 2012, p. 4773 - 4789 [spike generation, exocytosis, neurotransmission, cochlea, hair cell, spiral ganglion neuron, precision, threshold, sound, hearing, ribbon synapse, timing, temporal code, integrate and fire neuron, electrophysiology, patch clamp, bouton].

  • Mark A. Rutherford, Tina Pangršič: Molecular Anatomy and Physiology of Exocytosis in Sensory Hair Cells. In: Cell Calcium. 52, 2012, p. 327 [hearing, inner ear, cochlea, synaptic transmission, protein, structure, function].

  • von Ameln, S., Wang, G., Boulouiz, R., Rutherford, M.A., Smith, G.M., Li, Y., Pogoda, H.M., Nürnberg, G., Volk, A.E., Stiller, B., Hong, J.S., Goodyear, R.J., Nürnberg, P., Richardson, G.P., Hammerschmidt, M., Moser, T., Wollnik, B., Koehler, C.M., Teitell, M.A., Barakat, A., Kubisch, C.: A Mutation in PNPT1, Encoding Mitochondrial-RNA-Import Protein PNPase, Causes Hereditary Hearing Loss. In: The American Journal of Human Genetics. 91, 2012, p. 919.

Sabo, Dr. Thomas Michael

Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (Karl-Friedrich-Bonhoeffer-Institut), Germany
Field of research: Biophysical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Christian Griesinger Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (Karl-Friedrich-Bonhoeffer-Institut)
  • T. Michael Sabo, Davood Bakhtiari, Korvin F. A. Walter, Robert L. McFeeters, Karin Giller, Stefan Becker, Christian Griesinger, and Donghan Lee: Thermal coefficients of the methyl groups within ubiquitin. In: Protein Science. 21, 2012, p. 562 - 570 [NMR; methyl group dynamics; cross-correlated relaxation; thermal coefficients; protein stability; ubiquitin].

Salaverria Frigola, Dr. Itziar

Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Field of research: Molecular genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Reiner Siebert Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein
  • Hartmann S, Szaumkessel M, Salaverria I, Simon R, Sauter G, Kiwerska K, Gawecki W, Bodnar M, Marszalek A, Richter J, Brauze D, Zemke N, Jarmuz M, Hansmann ML, Siebert R, Szyfter K, Giefing M.: Loss of protein expression and recurrent DNA hypermethylation of the GNG7 gene in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. . In: Journal of Applied Genetics . 53, 2012, p. 167 - 174.

  • Klapper W, Kreuz M, Kohler CW, Burkhardt B, Szczepanowski M, Salaverria I, Hummel M, Loeffler M, Pellissery S, Woessmann W, Schwänen C, Trümper L, Wessendorf S, Spang R, Hasenclever D, Siebert R; Molecular Mechanisms in Malignant Lymphomas Network Project of the Deutsche Krebshilfe.: Patient age at diagnosis is associated with the molecular characteristics of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. . In: Blood. 119, 2012, p. 1882 - 1887.

  • Salaverria I, Akasaka T, Gesk S, Szczepanowski M, Burkhardt B, Harder L, Damm-Welk C, Oschlies I, Klapper W, Dyer MJ, Siebert R. : The CBFA2T3/ACSF3 locus is recurrently involved in IGH chromosomal translocation t(14;16)(q32;q24) in pediatric B-cell lymphoma with germinal center phenotype. . In: Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 51, 2012, p. 338 - 343 [Pediatric lymphoma genetics].

  • Itziar Salaverria Frigola, C. Royo, A. Navarro. G. Clot, E. Gine, P. Jares, D. Colomer, A. Wiestner, W. H. Wilson, M. C. Vegliante, V. Fernandez, E. M. Hartmann, N. Trim, W. N. Erber. S. H. Swerdlow, W. Klapper, M. J. S. Dyer, M. Vargas-Pabon, G. Ott. A. Rosenwald, R. Siebert, A. Lopez-Guillermo, E, Campo, S. Bea: Non-nodal type of mantle cell lymphoma is a specific biological and clinical subgroup of the disease. In: Leukemia. 26, 2012, p. 1895 - 1898.

Sanabria, Dr. Hugo

Clemson University, United States of America
Field of research: Biophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Claus Seidel Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • Suren Felekyan, Stanislav Kalinin, Hugo Sanabria, Alexandro Valeri, Claus AM Seidel: Filtered FCS: Species Auto‐and Cross‐Correlation Functions Highlight Binding and Dynamics in Biomolecules. In: ChemPhysChem. 13, 2012, p. 1036 - 1053 [Filtered FCS: Species Auto‐and Cross‐Correlation Functions Highlight Binding and Dynamics in Biomolecules].

Santiago Alarcon, Dr. Diego

Instituto de Ecologia, AC, Mexico
Field of research: Evolution
Host: Dr. Martin Schaefer Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Diego Santiago Alarcon Peter Havelka H. Martin Schaefer Gernot Segelbacher: Blood meal analysis reveals avian Plasmodium infections and broad host preferences of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) vectors. In: PLoS ONE. 7, 2012, p. e31098 - e31098 [Vectors Culicoides Diptera Avian Malaria Haemoporida Bloodmeal analysis].

  • Diego Santiago Alarcon, Vaidas Palinauskas, H. Martin Schaefer: Diptera vectors of avian Haemosporidian parasites: untangling parasite life cycles and their taxonomy. In: Biological Reviews. 87, 2012, p. 928 - 964 [Haemosporida, malaria, Plasmodium, Haemoproteus, Leucocytozoon, Diptera, Culicidae, Ceratopogonidae, Hippoboscidae, Simuliidae, insect vector].

Schoonderwaldt, Dr. Erwin

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Field of research: Biological motor activity, biomechanics
Host: Prof. Dr. Eckart Altenmüller Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover
  • Erwin Schoonderwaldt: The motion of emotion. In: The Strad. Jan, 2012, p. 50 - 54 [violin, bowing, motion capture, visualization, music, education, performance].

Shonhai, Prof. Dr. Addmore

University of Venda, South Africa
Field of research: Biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Klaus Lingelbach Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • M. F. Nethengwe, A. R. Opoku1, P. V. Dludla, K. T. Madida, A. Shonhai, P. Smith and M. Singh: Larvicidal, antipyretic and antiplasmodial activity of some Zulu medicinal plants. In: Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 6, 2012, p. 1255 - 1262 [Antiplasmodial, larvicidal, antipyretic activity, medicinal plants].

  • Grace W. Gitau & Pradipta Mandal & Gregory L. Blatch & Jude Przyborski & Addmore Shonhai: Characterisation of the Plasmodium falciparum Hsp70–Hsp90 organising protein (PfHop). In: Cell Stress Chaperones. 17, 2012, p. 191 - 202 [Plasmodium falciparum . Molecular chaperone . Hsp70–Hsp90 organising protein . Hsp70 . Hsp90].

  • Rekha Dunpall, Adeola Ayodeji Nejo, Viswanadha Srirama Rajasekhar Pullabhotla, Andy R. Opoku, Neerish Revaprasadu and Addmore Shonhai: An In Vitro Assessment of the Interaction of Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots with DNA, Iron, and Blood Platelets. In: IUBMB Life. 64, 2012, p. 995 - 1002 [cadmium selenide; quantum dots; water soluble; toxicity; DNA damage; red blood cell; platelets].

  • GW Gitau, G Murindamombe, & A Shonhai: Role of heat shock proteins in the development and pathogenicity of Plasmodium falciparum. In: Plasmodium falciparum: Morphology, Life Cycle and Health Impact. (Ed. Ghislaine Mayer ) 2012, p. 57 - 76 [Malaria, heat shock proteins, parasite pathogenicty].

Simo, Dr. Gustave

Universite de Dschang, Cameroon
Field of research: Parasitology
Host: Dr. Jörg Hoheisel Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ)
  • Philippe Truc, Marie Laure Tiouchichine, Gérard Cuny, Gedeão Vatunga, Théophile Josenando, Gustave Simo, Stéphane Herder.: Multiple infections of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in blood and cerebrospinal fluid of human African trypanosomosis patients from Angola: Consequences on clinical course and treatment outcome. In: Infection, Genetic and Evolution. 12, 2012, p. 399 - 402 [Human African trypanosomosis, Trypanosoma brucei gambiense, Multiple infections, Meningoencephalitic stage, Eflornithine, Angola].

  • Gustave Simo, Guy Roger Njitchouang, Flobert Njiokou, Gerard Cuny, Tazoacha Asonganyi. : Genetic characterization of Trypanosoma brucei circulating in domestic animals of the Fontem sleeping sickness of Cameroon. In: Microbes and Infections,. 14, 2012, p. 651 - 658 [Microsatellite markers; Sleeping sickness; Trypanosoma brucei; Multiple genotypes].

  • Gustave Simo, Baberine Silatsa, Flobert Njiokou, Pascal Lutumba, Philemon Mansinsa, Joule Madinga, Emile Manzambi, Redginald De Deken, Tazoacha Asonganyi: Identification of different trypanosome species in the mid-guts of tsetse flies of the Malanga (Kimpese) sleeping sickness focus of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In: Parasites and Vectors 19 5, 201.. 5), 2012, p. 201 [Sleeping sickness, blood meals, trypanosomes, tsetse flies, mid-guts, animal African trypanosomiasis].

Singh, Dr. Priyanka

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur (IITJ), India
Field of research: Cell biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Andrea Musacchio Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Physiologie
  • Singh P. and Cabernard C.: Neurogenesis: premature mitotic entry lets cleavage planes takeoff!”. In: Current Biology. 22, 2012, p. R25 - R28.

Smith, Dr. Ewan St. John

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Field of research: Neurophysiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Gary R. Lewin Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin (MDC) Berlin-Buch
  • Ewan St. John Smith, Bettina Purfürst, Tamara Grigoryan, Thomas J. Park, Nigel C. Bennett and Gary R. Lewin: Specific paucity of unmyelinated C-fibers in cutaneous peripheral nerves of the African naked-mole rat: Comparative analysis using six species of bathyergidae. In: Journal of Comparative Neurology. 520, 2012, p. 2785 - 2803 [Naked mole-rat Nociception C-fiber].

  • Liudmila Lapatsina, Julia A. Jira, Ewan St. J. Smith, Kate Poole, Alexey Kozlenkov, Daniel Bilbao, Gary R. Lewin and Paul A. Heppenstall: Regulation of ASIC channels by a stomatin/STOML3 complex located in a mobile vesicle pool in sensory neurons. In: Open Biology. 2, 2012, p. 120096 [ASIC Nociception ].

Souren, Dr. Nicole Yvonne P.

Maastricht University, Netherlands
Field of research: Human genetics, medical genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Jörn Walter Universität des Saarlandes
  • Bram van den Borst, Nicole Y Souren, Ruth J Loos, Aimee D Paulussen, Catherine Derom, Annemie M Schols, Maurice P Zeegers.: Genetics of maximally attained lung function: a role for leptin?. In: Respiratory Medicine. 106(2), 2012, p. 235 - 242 [Lung function, Heritability, Leptin, Genetics].

Spitzmaul, Dr. Guillermo Federico

Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
Field of research: Neurophysiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Jentsch Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin (MDC) Berlin-Buch
  • Patricia Seja*, Martijn Schonewille*, Guillermo Spitzmaul*, Aleksandra Badura*, Ilse Klein, William Wisden, Christian A. Hübner, Chris I. De Zeeuw, Thomas J. Jentsch. (*contributed equally to the project). : 1) Raising cytosolic Cl- in cerebellar granule cells affects their excitability and vestibulo-ocular learning. In: EMBO Journal. 31, 2012, p. 1217 - 1230 [dendritic spine; GABA switch; glycine receptor; potassium-chloride cotransporter; synaptic inhibition].

Tang, Prof. Dr. Kam Wing

University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom
Field of research: Microbe ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Grossart Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei (IGB)
  • Georgiy Kirillin, Hans-Peter Grossart, Kam W. Tang: Modeling sinking rate of zooplankton carcasses: Effects of stratification and mixing. In: Limnology and Oceanography. 57, 2012, p. 881 - 894 [zooplankton, carcasses, lakes, stratification, mixing, modeling].

  • Samantha L. Bickel, Kam W. Tang, Hans-Peter Grossart: Ciliate epibionts associated with crustacean zooplankton in German lakes: distribution, motility and bacterivory. In: Frontiers in Microbiology [doi.10.3389/fmicb.2012.00243]. 3, 2012, p. 243 [epibionts, zooplankton, lakes, open access].

Todorova, Prof. Dr. Albena

Medical University, Bulgaria
Field of research: Human genetics, medical genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Horst Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • Albena Todorova, Tihomir Todorov, Cristina Motoescu, Petya Dimova, Daniela Iancu, Dana Craiu, Daniela Stoian, Ligia Barbarii, Veneta Bojinova, Vanyo Mitev: Spontaneous recurrent mutations and a complex rearrangement in the MECP2 gene in the light of current models of mutagenesis. In: Mutation research. 734, 2012, p. 69 - 72 [Rett syndrome MECP2 Mutations Indel Mutagenesis].

Tonchev, Prof. Dr. Dr. Anton Bozhidarov

Medical University, Bulgaria
Field of research: Neurobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Anastassia Stoykova Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (Karl-Friedrich-Bonhoeffer-Institut)
  • Vanessa Paul, Anton Bozhidarov Tonchev, Kristine A. Henningfeld, Evangelos Pavlakis, Barbara Rust, Tomas Pieler, Anastassia Stoykova : Scratch2 Modulates Neurogenesis and Cell Migration Through Antagonism of bHLH Proteins in the Developing Neocortex . In: Cerebral Cortex . 2012.

  • Eva H. Rosenthal, Anton Bozhidarov Tonchev, Anastassia Stoykova, Kamal Chowdhury: Regulation of Archicortical Arealization by the Transcription Factor Zbtb20 . In: Hippocampus (wileyonlinelibrary.com). 2012, p. 2144 - 2156.

Toth, Prof. Dr. Szilvia

Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Field of research: Plant physiology
Host: Dr. Mark Aurel Schöttler Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie
  • Szilvia Toth: "Mikes ist our ancestor". Laszló Cs. Szabo on Kelemen Mikes. In: Literaturtransfer und Interkulturalität im Exil. (Ed. Gabor Tüskés) Bern: Peter Lang AG, 2012, p. 470 - 478.

Trovo Lopes de Oliveira, Prof. Dr. Marcelo

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil
Field of research: Plant anatomy and plant morphology
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Stützel Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Livia Echternacht, Marcelo Trovo Lopes de Oliveira, Paulo Takeo Sano: Paepalanthus rectifolius, a new name in Eriocaulaceae (Poales). In: Phytokeys. 10, 2012, p. 7 - 12 [Taxonomy, Nomenclature, Eriocaulaceae].

  • Marcelo Trovo Lopes de Oliveira, Livia Echternacht, Paulo Takeo Sano: Paepalanthus sphaeroides, a new species of Eriocaulaceae from the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. In: Blumea. 57, 2012, p. 105 - 108 [Taxonomy, Nomenclature, Eriocaulaceae].

Tsuda, Dr. Hirohisa

Kumamoto University, Japan
Field of research: Cell biology, cytobiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mohr Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
  • Hirohisa Tsuda: Generation of poly-ß-hydroxybutyrate from externally provided acetate in rice root. In: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 50, 2012, p. 35 - 43.

Vazquez-Rodriguez, Dr. Enrique

Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas, Venezuela
Field of research: Neurophysiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Schaible Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  • Enrique Vazquez, Jan Kahlenbach, Gisela Segond von Banchet, Christian König, Hans-Georg Schaible, and Andrea Ebersberger: Spinal Interleukin-6 Is an Amplifier of Arthritic Pain in the Rat. In: ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATISM. 64, 2012, p. 2233 - 2241 [Interleukin-6 Arthritic Pain Central Sensitization].

  • William Escobar, Karla Ramirez, Cristina Avila, Roberto Limongi, Horacio Vanegas, Enrique Vazquez: Metamizol, a non-opioid analgesic, acts via endocannabinoids in the PAG-RVM axis during inflammation in rats. In: European Journal of Pain. 16, 2012, p. 676 - 689 [non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), metamizol, endocannabinoids, periaqueductal grey matter (PAG), rostral ventromedial medulla (RVM)].

Wilson, Dr. Alexander David Miller

Carleton University, Canada
Field of research: Animal ecology and behavioural ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Jens Krause Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei (IGB)
  • Alexander D.M. Wilson, Jens Krause: Metamorphosis and animal personality: A neglected opportunity . In: Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 27, 2012, p. 529 - 531 [Animal behavior, personality, ontogeny, metamorphosis].

  • Alexander D.M. Wilson, Jens Krause: Personality and metamorphosis: Is behavioral variation consistent across ontogenetic niche shifts? . In: Behavioral Ecology. 23, 2012, p. 1316 - 1323 [Animal behavior, personality, metamorphosis].

Yoshikawa, Dr. Hiroshi

Saitama University, Japan
Field of research: Biophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Motomu Tanaka Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Hiroshi Y. Yoshikawa, Jing Cui, Karl Kratz, Takahisa Matsuzaki, Seiichiro Nakabayashi, Astrid Marx, Ulrike Engel, Andreas Lendlein, and Motomu Tanaka: Quantitative Evaluation of Adhesion of Osteosarcoma Cells to Hydrophobic Polymer Substrate with Tunable Elasticity . In: Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 116, 2012, p. 8024 - 8030 [cell adhesion, hydrophobic polymer, laser-induced shock wave, bone cells].

Zaharieva, Dr. Ivelina Stefanova

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Field of research: Biophysical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Holger Dau Freie Universität Berlin
  • Julian Geshev, Andre Gündel, Ivelina Zaharieva, J. E. Schmidt: Edge atoms effects on the perpendicular anisotropy of ultrathin magnetic layers. In: Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 2012, p. 132407 - 132407.

  • Vasilij Goltsev, Ivelina Zaharieva, Petko Chernev, Margarita Kouzmanova, Hazem M. Kalaji, Ivan Yordanov, Vassilena Krasteva, Vladimir Alexandrov, Detelin Stefanov, Suleyman I. Allakhverdiev, Reto J. Strasser: Drought-induced modifications of photosynthetic electron transport in intact leaves: analysis and use of neural networks as a tool for a rapid non-invasive estimation. In: Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1817, 2012, p. 1490 - 1498.

  • Mathias Wiechen, Ivelina Zaharieva, Holger Dau, Philipp Kurz: Layered manganese oxides for water-oxidation: Alkaline earth cations influence catalytic activity in a Photosystem II-like fashion. In: Chem. Sci. 3, 2012, p. 2330 - 2339.

  • Ivelina Zaharieva, Petko Chernev, Marcel Risch, Katharina Klingan, Mike Kohlhoff, Anna Fischer, Holger Dau: Electrosynthesis, functional, and structural characterization of a water-oxidizing manganese oxide. In: Energy Environ. Sci. 5, 2012, p. 7081 - 7089.

  • Marcel Risch, Denys Shevchenko, Magnus F. Anderlund, Stenbjörn Styring, Jonathan Heidkamp, Kathrin M. Lange, Anders Thapper, Ivelina Zaharieva: Atomic structure of cobalt-oxide nanoparticles active in light-driven catalysis of water oxidation. In: Int. J. Hydr. Energy. 37, 2012, p. 8878 - 8888.

Zarre Mobarakeh, Prof. Dr. Shahin

University of Teheran, Iran
Field of research: Plant systematology and evolution
Host: Prof. Dr. Susanne Renner Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
  • E. Khansari, S. Zarre, S. Alizadeh, F. Attar, F. Aghabeigi, F., Salmaki, Y. : Pollen morphology of Campanula (Campanulaceae) and allied genera in Iran with special focus on its systematic implication. Flora (207) 203-211. In: Flora. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2012, p. 203 - 211.

  • Shahin Zarre Mobarakeh: Phylogeny of the tribe Phlomideae with special focus on Eremostachys and Phlomoides: New insights from nuclear and chloroplast sequences. In: Molecular phylogeny of Phlomideae. Bratislava, Slovakia: Taxon, 2012, p. 161 - 179.

Zeska Kress, Prof. Dr. Marcia Regina

Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil
Field of research: Microbe genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Gerhard H. Braus Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • COLABARDINI, A. C. ; Humanes A.C. ; GOUVEA, P. ; SAVOLDI, M. ; GOLDMAN, M. H. S. ; KRESS, MR ; BAYRAM, O. ; OLIVEIRA J. V. ; GOMES, M. D. ; Braus, G ; GOLDMAN, G. : Molecular characterization of the Aspergillus nidulans fbxA encoding an F-box protein involved in xylanase induction. In: Fungal Genetics and Biology . 49, 2012, p. 130 - 140.

  • KRESS, MR ; HARTING, R. ; BAYRAM, O. ; CHRISTMANN, M. ; IRMER, H. ; VALERIUS, O. ; SCHINKE, J. ; GOLDMAN, G. H. ; Braus, G.: The COP9 signalosome counteracts the accumulation of cullin SCF ubiquitin E3 RING ligases during fungal development. In: Molecular Microbiology. 83, 2012, p. 1162 - 1177.