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Bibliographia Humboldtiana Index

Bibliographia Humboldtiana

II. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from Germany in 2017

Biosciences, life sciences

Apfelbeck, Dr. Beate

Max-Planck-Institut für Ornithologie, Germany
Field of research: Behavioural physiology, ethology
Host: Dr. Barbara Helm University of Glasgow
  • Beate Apfelbeck, Kim Geraldine Mortega, Heiner Flinks, Juan Carlos Illera, Barbara Helm: Testosterone, territorial response, and song in seasonally breeding tropical and temperate Stonechats. In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17, 2017, p. 101 [life history, endocrine mechanisms, testosterone, behaviour].

  • Beate Apfelbeck, Barbara Helm, Juan Carlos Illera, Kim Geraldine Mortega, Patrick Smiddy, Neil Price Evans: Baseline and stress-induced levels of corticosterone in male and female Afrotropical and European temperate stonechats during breeding. In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17, 2017, p. 114 [life history, endocrine mechanisms, corticosterone].

  • Beate Apfelbeck, Heiner Flinks, Wolfgang Goymann: Territorial aggression does not feed back on testosterone in a multiple-brooded songbird species with breeding and non-breeding season territoriality, the European stonechat. In: Hormones and Behavior. 78, 2017, p. 89 - 95 [endocrine mechanisms, testosterone, behaviour].

Banf, Dr. Michael

Universität Siegen, United States of America
Field of research: Informatics in biology, computer science in biology
Host: Prof. Dr. Christopher R. Somerville University of California, Berkeley
  • P. Schlaepfer., Wang, C., Zhang, P., Kim, T., Banf, M., Chae, L., Dreher, K., Chavali, A.K., Nilo-Poyanco R., Bernhard, T., Kahn, D. and Rhee, S.Y., : Genome-wide prediction of metabolic enzymes, pathways, and gene clusters in plants. In: Plant Physiology. 175, 2017, [Plant metabolism, metabolic gene clusters, co-expression analysis, genome sequence comparative analysis, computational biology ].

  • Banf, M. and Rhee, S. Y. : Enhancing gene regulatory network inference through data integration with markov random fields. In: Scientific Reports, Nature publishing group. 7, 2017, [Computational Biology, Machine Learning, Graphical Models, Gene regulatory networks].

Berger, Dr. Florian

Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung, United States of America
Field of research: Biophysics of sensory cells
Host: Prof. Dr. A. James Hudspeth Rockefeller University
  • Florian Berger , A. J. Hudspeth: Chemomechanical regulation of myosin Ic cross-bridges: Deducing the elastic properties of an ensemble from single-molecule mechanisms. In: PLOS Computational Biology. 13(5), 2017, p. e1005566 [Myosins Nucleotides Actin filaments Phosphates Molecular motors Mechanical energy Monte Carlo method Stiffness].

Colesie, Dr. Claudia

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
Field of research: Ecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Vaughan M. Hurry Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  • Claudia Colesie, Burkhard Büdel, Vaughan Hurry, Allan T.G. Green: Can Antarctic lichens acclimatize to changes in temperature?. In: Global Change Biology. 24, 2017, p. 1123 - 1135 [Antarctica, biological soil crusts, climate warming, lichen, net photosynthesis, thermal acclimation, Usnea aurantiaco-atra].

Dengjel, Prof. Dr. Jörn

Universite de Fribourg, Switzerland
Field of research: Cell biochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Robert F. Murphy Carnegie Mellon University
  • Diedrich B, Rigbolt KT, Röring M, Herr R, Kaeser-Pebernard S, Gretzmeier C, Murphy RF, Brummer T, Dengjel J.: Discrete cytosolic macromolecular BRAF complexes exhibit distinct activities and composition. In: EMBO J. 2017, [14‐3‐3 proteins; HSP90 CDC37 complex; geldanamycin; sorafenib; vemurafenib].

Gilles, Dr. Anita

Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, Germany
Field of research: Marine zoology
Host: Prof. Dr. Lisa Taylor Ballance National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
  • Krishna Das, Ophélie Holleville, Conor Ryan, Simon Berrow, Anita Gilles, Denis Ody, Loic N. Michel: Isotopic niches of fin whales from the Mediterranean Sea and the Celtic Sea (North Atlantic). In: Marine Environmental Research . 127, 2017, p. 75 - 83 [marine mammals, stable isotopes, baleen whales, SIBER models, conservation].

  • Elizabeth A. Becker, Karin A. Forney, Bruce J. Thayre, Amanda J. Debich, Gregory S. Campbell, Katherine Whitaker, Annie B. Douglas, Anita Gilles, Ryan Hoopes, John A. Hildebrand: Habitat-based density models for three cetacean species off southern California illustrate pronounced seasonal differences. In: Frontiers in Marine Science. 4, 2017, p. 1 - 14 [Cetacean distribution, Generalized additive model, Habitat-based density model, Species distribution model].

Hager, Dr. Felix

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Field of research: Behavioural physiology, ethology
Host: Prof. Dr. Hamadi I. Boga Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
  • K. Krausa, F. A. Hager, N. Kiatoko, W. H. Kirchner: Vibrational signals of African stingless bees. In: Insectes Sociaux. 2017, [African stingless bees, Vibrational communication, Foraging, Thoracic vibrations, Temporal pattern].

  • Kathrin Krausa, Felix A. Hager, Wolfgang H. Kirchner: The effect of food profitability on foraging behaviors and vibrational signals in the African stingless bee Plebeina hildebrandti. In: Insectes Sociaux. 2017, p. 1 - 12 [Stingless bees, foraging, trophallaxis, vibrational communication, food profitability, food quality].

  • Felix A. Hager, Lea Kirchner, Wolfgang H. Kirchner: Directional vibration sensing in the leafcutter ant Atta sexdens. In: Biol Open. 2017 Dec 15;6(12):1949-1952. doi: 10.1242/bio.029587.. 15, 2017, p. 1949 - 1952 [Alarm signal; Directionality; Orientation; Stridulation; Substrate vibrations].

Lackner, Dr. Gerald

Leibniz-Institut für Naturstoff-Forschung und Infektionsbiologie e. V. - Hans-Knöll-Institut, Germany
Field of research: Microbe genetics
Host: Prof. Dr. Jörn Piel ETH Zürich
  • Gerald Lackner, Eike Edzart Peters, Eric Jan Nikolaus Helfrich, Jörn Piel,: Insights into the lifestyle of uncultured bacterial natural product factories associated with marine sponges. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 2017, p. E347 - E356 [genomics, natural products, proteomics, symbiosis, uncultivated bacteria].

Nowack, Dr. Julia

Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Field of research: Animal physiology, metabolism physiology of animals
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Ruf Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien
  • Julia Nowack, Sylvain Giroud, Walter Arnold, Thomas Ruf: Muscle non-shivering thermogenesis and its role in the evolution of endothermy. In: Frontiers in Physiology. 8, 2017, p. 889 [thermoregulation, SERCA, sarcolipin].

Pletzer, Dr. Daniel

University of British Columbia, Canada
Field of research: Microbiology
Host: Prof. Dr. Robert Hancock University of British Columbia
  • Pletzer D, Mansour SC, Wuerth K, Rahanjam N, Hancock RE: New Mouse Model for Chronic Infections by Gram-Negative Bacteria Enabling the Study of Anti-Infective Efficacy and Host-Microbe Interactions. In: MBio. 8(1), 2017.

  • Corrie R. Belanger, Sarah C. Mansour, Daniel Pletzer and Robert E.W. Hancoc: Alternative strategies for the study and treatment of clinical bacterial biofilms. In: Emerging Topics in Life Sciences. 1, 2017.

  • Pletzer D, Wolfmeier H, Bains M, Hancock REW.: Synthetic Peptides to Target Stringent Response-Controlled Virulence in a Pseudomonas aeruginosa Murine Cutaneous Infection Model. In: Front Microbiol.. 8, 2017, p. 1867.

Selinski, Dr. Jennifer

Universität Osnabrück, Australia
Field of research: Plant physiology
Host: Prof. Dr. James Whelan La Trobe University
  • Zi-Shan Zhang, Mei-Jun Liu, Renate Scheibe, Jennifer Selinski, Li-Tao Zhang, Cheng Yang, Xiang-Long Meng, Hui-Yuan Gao: Contribution of the alternative respiratory pathway to PSII photoprotection in C3 and C4 plants. In: Molecular Plant. 10, 2017, p. 131 - 142 [alternative oxidase, photoprotection, photosystem II, photorespiration, C3 plant, C4 plants].

  • Jennifer Selinski, Andreas Hartmann, Adrian Kordes, Gabriele Deckers-Hebestreit, James Whelan, Renate Scheibe: Analysis of post-translational activation of alternative oxidase isoforms. In: Plant Physiology. 2017, [Alternative oxidase, Arabidopsis thaliana, enzyme activity, Escherichia coli, heterologous protein expression, isoenzymes, oxygen consumption, plant mitochondria, post-translational regulation, respiratory chain ].

Spallek, Dr. Thomas

Universität Hohenheim, Germany
Field of research: Plant pathology, parasitology
Host: Prof. Dr. Ken Shirasu RIKEN Plant Science Center
  • Thomas Spallek,Charles W. Melnyk, Takanori Wakatake, Jing Zhang, Yuki Sakamoto, Takatoshi Kiba, Satoko Yoshida, Sachihiro Matsunaga, Hitoshi Sakakibara, Ken Shirasu: Interspecies hormonal control of host root morphology by parasitic plants. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 114, 2017, p. 5283 - 5288 [cytokinin, transport, hypertrophy, parasitism, Arabidopsis].