Publications
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Publications

Below you find a list of publications of the MGSE students resulting from their work within the graduate school. Further publications can be found on the profile pages of the PhD students.

  • 2017

    • Doronina L, Churakov G, Kuritzin A, Shi J, Baertsch R, Clawson H & Schmitz J (2017) Speciation network in laurasiatheria: Retrophylogenomic signals. Genome Research. 10.1101/gr.210948.116 [doi]
    • Doronina L, Matzke A, Churakov G, Stoll M, Huge A & Schmitz J (2017) The beaver's phylogenetic lineage illuminated by retroposon reads. Scientific Reports 7: 43562. 10.1038/srep43562 [doi]
    • Franke F, Armitage SAO, Kutzer MAM, Kurtz J & Scharsack JP (2017) Environmental temperature variation influences fitness trade-offs and tolerance in a fish-tapeworm association. Parasites & Vectors 10: 252-017-2192-7. 10.1186/s13071-017-2192-7 [doi]
    • Hamley M, Franke F, Kurtz J & Scharsack JP (2017) An experimental approach to the immuno-modulatory basis of host-parasite local adaptation in tapeworm-infected sticklebacks. Experimental Parasitology. 10.1016/j.exppara.2017.03.004 [doi]
    • Kästner N, Richter SH, Gamer M, Kaiser S & Sachser N (2017) What a difference a day makes—female behaviour is less predictable near ovulation. Royal Society Open Science 4: 160998. 10.1098/rsos.160998 [doi]
    • Lebughe M, Phaku P, Niemann S, Mumba D, Peters G, Muyembe-Tamfum JJ, Mellmann A, Strauss L & Schaumburg F (2017) The impact of the Staphylococcus aureus virulome on infection in a developing country: A cohort study. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 1662. 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01662 [doi]
    • Lepennetier G & Catania F (2017) Exploring the impact of cleavage and polyadenylation factors on pre-mRNA splicing across eukaryotes. G3 . 10.1534/g3.117.041483 [doi]
    • Meyer N, Jenikejew J, Richter SH, Kaiser S & Sachser N (in press) Social experiences during adolescence affect anxiety-like behavior but not aggressiveness in male mice. Behavioural Brain Research 326: 147–153. 10.1016/j.bbr.2017.03.017 [doi]
    • Ruffing U, Alabi A, Kazimoto T, Vubil DC, Akulenko R, Abdulla S, Alonso P, Bischoff M, Germann A, Grobusch MP, Helms V, Hoffmann J, Kern WV, Kremsner PG, Mandomando I, Mellmann A, Peters G, Schaumburg F, Schubert S, Strauss L, Tanner M, Briesen HV, Wende L, Muller LV & Herrmann M (2017) Community-associated Staphylococcus aureus from Sub-Saharan Africa and Germany: A cross-sectional geographic correlation study. Scientific Reports 7: 154. 10.1038/s41598-017-00214-8 [doi]
    • Sangenstedt S, Jaljuli I, Sachser N & Kaiser S (in press) Stress responsiveness and anxiety-like behavior: The early social environment differentially shapes stability over time in a small rodent. Hormones and Behavior 90: 90-97. 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2017.02.010 [doi]
    • Talarico M, Seifert F, Lange J, Sachser N, Kurtz J & Scharsack JP (2017) Specific manipulation or systemic impairment? Behavioural changes of three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus) infected with the tapeworm Schistocephalus solidus. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71: 36.  10.1007/s00265-017-2265-9 [doi]
    • Telschow A, Grziwotz F, Crain P, Miki T, Mains JW, Sugihara G, Dobson SL & Hsieh CH (2017) Infections of Wolbachia may destabilize mosquito population dynamics. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 10.1016/j.jtbi.2017.05.016 [doi]
    • Zimmermann TD, Kaiser S, Hennessy MB & Sachser N (2017) Adaptive shaping of the behavioural and neuroendocrine phenotype during adolescence. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 284: 20162784. 10.1098/rspb.2016.2784 [doi]

  • 2016

    • Catania F, Krohs U, Chitto M, Ferro D, Ferro K, Lepennetier G, Görtz HD, Schreiber RS, Kurtz J & Gadau J (2016) The hologenome concept: We need to incorporate function. Theory in Biosciences. 10.1007/s12064-016-0240-z [doi]
    • Kearney P, Kerp H & Hass H (2016) Whole-plant regeneration via epidermal cells in the axis of the early devonian rhynie chert plant rhynia gwynne-vaughanii kidston et lang. International Journal of Plant Sciences 177. 10.1086/686243 [doi]
    • Kuritzin A, Kischka T, Schmitz J & Churakov G (2016) Incomplete lineage sorting and hybridization statistics for large-scale retroposon insertion data. PLoS Computational Biology 12: e1004812. 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004812 [doi]
    • Kutzer MA & Armitage SA (2016) The effect of diet and time after bacterial infection on fecundity, resistance, and tolerance in Drosophila melanogaster. Ecology and Evolution 6: 4229-4242. 10.1002/ece3.2185 [doi]
    • Kutzer MA & Armitage SA (2016) Maximising fitness in the face of parasites: A review of host tolerance. Zoology. 10.1016/j.zool.2016.05.011 [doi]
    • Lecanda A, Nilges BS, Sharma P, Nedialkova DD, Schwarz J, Vaquerizas JM & Leidel SA (2016) Dual randomization of oligonucleotides to reduce the bias in ribosome-profiling libraries. Methods. 10.1016/j.ymeth.2016.07.011 [doi]
    • Lepennetier G & Catania F (2016) mRNA-associated processes and their influence on exon-intron structure in Drosophila melanogaster. G3-Genes Genomes Genetics 6: 1617-1626. 10.1534/g3.116.029231 [doi]
    • Mason VC, Li G, Minx P, Schmitz J, Churakov G, Doronina L, Melin AD, Dominy NJ, Lim NT, Springer MS, Wilson RK, Warren WC, Helgen KM & Murphy WJ (2016) Genomic analysis reveals hidden biodiversity within colugos, the sister group to primates. Science Advances 2: e1600633 10.1126/sciadv.1600633[doi]
    • Meyer N, Richter SH, Schreiber RS, Kloke V, Kaiser S, Lesch KP, Sachser N (2016) The unexpected effects of beneficial and adverse social experiences during adolescence on anxiety and aggression and their modulation by genotype. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 10:97. 10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00097 [doi]
    • Milutinović B, Peuß R, Ferro K & Kurtz J (2016) Immune priming in arthropods: An update focusing on the red flour beetle. Zoology. 10.1016/j.zool.2016.03.006 [doi]
    • Peuss R, Wensing KU, Woestmann L, Eggert H, Milutinovic B, Sroka MG, Scharsack JP, Kurtz J & Armitage SA (2016) Down syndrome cell adhesion molecule 1: Testing for a role in insect immunity, behaviour and reproduction. Royal Society Open Science 3: 160138. 10.1098/rsos.160138 [doi]
    • Phaku P, Lebughe M, Strauss L, Peters G, Herrmann M, Mumba D, Mellmann A, Muyembe-Tamfum JJ & Schaumburg F (2016) Unveiling the molecular basis of antimicrobial resistance in Staphylococcus aureus from the democratic republic of the congo using whole genome sequencing. Clinical Microbiology and Infection: The Official Publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 22 :644.e1-5. 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.04.009 [doi]
    • Richter SH, Kästner N, Kriwet M, Kaiser S & Sachser N (2016) Play matters: The surprising relationship between juvenile playfulness and anxiety in later life. Animal Behaviour 114: 261-271. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.02.003 [doi]
    • Richter SH, Kästner N, Loddenkemper DH, Kaiser S & Sachser N (2016) A time to wean? impact of weaning age on anxiety-like behaviour and stability of behavioural traits in full adulthood. PloS One 11: e0167652. 10.1371/journal.pone.0167652 [doi]
    • Ruhmann H, Wensing K, Neuhalfen N, Specker JH & Fricke C (2016) Early reproductive success in Drosophila males is dependent on maturity of the accessory gland. Behavioral Ecology 27: 1859-1868. 10.1093/beheco/arw123[doi]
    • Scharsack JP, Franke F, Erin NI, Kuske A, Buscher J, Stolz H, Samonte IE, Kurtz J & Kalbe M (2016) Effects of environmental variation on host-parasite interaction in three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Zoology 119: 375–38. 10.1016/j.zool.2016.05.008 [doi]
    • Schwartbeck B, Birtel J, Treffon J, Langhanki L, Mellmann A, Kale D, Kahl J, Hirschhausen N, Neumann C, Lee JC, Gotz F, Rohde H, Henke H, Kuster P, Peters G & Kahl BC (2016) Dynamic in vivo mutations within the ica operon during persistence of staphylococcus aureus in the airways of cystic fibrosis patients. PLoS Pathogens 12: e1006024. 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006024 [doi]
    • Strauss L, Ruffing U, Abdulla S, Alabi A, Akulenko R, Garrine M, Germann A, Grobusch MP, Helms V, Herrmann M, Kazimoto T, Kern W, Mandomando I, Peters G, Schaumburg F, von Muller L & Mellmann A (2016) Detecting Staphylococcus aureus virulence and resistance genes: A comparison of whole-genome sequencing and DNA microarray technology. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 54: 1008-1016. 10.1128/JCM.03022-15 [doi]

  • 2015

    • Doronina L, Churakov G, Shi J, Brosius J, Baertsch R, Clawson H & Schmitz J (2015) Exploring massive incomplete lineage sorting in arctoids (laurasiatheria, carnivora). Molecular Biology and Evolution 32: 3194-3204 10.1093/molbev/msv188 [doi]
    • Ferro D, Lepennetier G & Catania F (2015) Cis-acting signals modulate the efficiency of programmed DNA elimination in Paramecium tetraurelia. Nucleic Acids Research. 10.1093/nar/gkv843 [doi]
    • Ferro D, Bakiu R, De Pitta C, Boldrin F, Cattalini F, Pucciarelli S, Miceli C & Santovito G (2015) Cu,zn superoxide dismutases from tetrahymena thermophila: Molecular evolution and gene expression of the first line of antioxidant defenses. Protist 166: 131-145. 10.1016/j.protis.2014.12.003 [doi]
    • Fassl SK, Austermann J, Papantonopoulou O, Riemenschneider M, Xue J, Bertheloot D, Freise N, Spiekermann C, Witten A, Viemann D, Kirschnek S, Stoll M, Latz E, Schultze JL, Roth J & Vogl T (2015) Transcriptome assessment reveals a dominant role for TLR4 in the activation of human monocytes by the alarmin MRP8. Journal of Immunology  194: 575-583. 10.4049/jimmunol.1401085 [doi]
    • Grabowski K, Riemenschneider M, Schulte L, Witten A, Schulz A, Stoll M & Kreutz R (2015) Fetal-adult cardiac transcriptome analysis in rats with contrasting left ventricular mass reveals new candidates for cardiac hypertrophy. PloS One 10: e0116807. 10.1371/journal.pone.0116807 [doi]
    • Hennessy MB, Kaiser S, Tiedtke T & Sachser N (2015) Stability and change: Stress responses and the shaping of behavioral phenotypes over the life span. Frontiers in Zoology 12 Suppl 1: S18-9994-12-S1-S18. eCollection 2015. 10.1186/1742-9994-12-S1-S18 [doi]
    • Jakalski M, Wakaguri H, Kischka TG, Nishikawa Y, Kawazu S, Matsubayashi M, Kawahara F, Tsuji N, Cao S, Sunaga F, Xuan X, Okubo K, Igarashi I, Tuda J, Mongan AE, Eshita Y, Maeda R, Makalowski W, Suzuki Y & Yamagishi J (2015) DB-AT: A 2015 update to the full-parasites database brings a multitude of new transcriptomic data for apicomplexan parasites. Nucleic Acids Research 43: D631-6. 10.1093/nar/gku1240 [doi]
    • Kästner N, Richter SH, Lesch KP, Schreiber RS, Kaiser S & Sachser N (2015) Benefits of a "vulnerability gene"? A study in serotonin transporter knockout mice. Behavioural Brain Research 283: 116-120. 10.1016/j.bbr.2015.01.031 [doi]
    • Noll A, Grundmann N, Churakov G, Brosius J, Makalowski W & Schmitz J (2015) GPAC-genome presence/absence compiler: A web application to comparatively visualize multiple genome-level changes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32: 275-286. 10.1093/molbev/msu276 [doi]
    • Noll A, Raabe CA, Churakov G, Brosius J & Schmitz J (2015) Ancient traces of tailless retropseudogenes in therian genomes. Genome Biology and Evolution 7: 889-900. 10.1093/gbe/evv040 [doi]
    • Sattin G, Bakiu R, Tolomeo AM, Carraro A, Coppola D, Ferro D, Patarnello T & Santovito G (2015) Characterization and expression of a new cytoplasmic glutathione peroxidase 1 gene in the antarctic fish trematomus bernacchii. Hydrobiologia 761: 363-372. 10.1007/s10750-015-2488-6 [doi]
    • Strauss LM, Dahms C, Becker K, Kramer A, Kaase M & Mellmann A (2015) Development and evaluation of a novel universal beta-lactamase gene subtyping assay for blaSHV, blaTEM and blaCTX-M using clinical and livestock-associated Escherichia coli. The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 70: 710-715. 10.1093/jac/dku450 [doi]
    • Tolomeo AM, Carraro A, Bakiu R, Toppo S, Place SP, Ferro D & Santovito G (2015) Peroxiredoxin 6 from the antarctic emerald rockcod: Molecular characterization of its response to warming. Journal of Comparative Physiology.B, Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology 10.1007/s00360-015-0935-3 [doi]
    • Warren WC, Jasinska AJ, Garcia-Perez R, Svardal H, Tomlinson C, Rocchi M, Archidiacono N, Capozzi O, Minx P, Montague MJ, Kyung K, Hillier LW, Kremitzki M, Graves T, Chiang C, Hughes J, Tran N, Wang Y, Ramensky V, Choi OW, Jung YJ, Schmitt CA, Juretic N, Wasserscheid J, Turner TR, Wiseman RW, Tuscher JJ, Karl JA, Schmitz JE, Zahn R, O'Connor DH, Redmond E, Nisbett A, Jacquelin B, Muller-Trutwin MC, Brenchley JM, Dione M, Antonio M, Schroth GP, Kaplan JR, Jorgensen MJ, Thomas GW, Hahn MW, Raney B, Aken B, Schmitz J, Churakov G, Noll A, Stanyon R, Webb D, Thibaud-Nissen F, Nordborg M, Marques-Bonet T, Dewar K, Weinstock GM, Wilson RK & Freimer NB (2015) The genome of the vervet (chlorocebus aethiops sabaeus). Genome Research [doi]

  • 2014

    • Franchi N, Piccinni E, Ferro D, Basso G, Spolaore B, Santovito G & Ballarin L (2014) Characterization and transcription studies of a phytochelatin synthase gene from the solitary tunicate ciona intestinalis exposed to cadmium. Aquatic Toxicology 152: 47-56. 10.1016/j.aquatox.2014.03.019 [doi]
    • Franke F, Rahn AK, Dittmar J, Erin N, Rieger JK, Haase D, Samonte-Padilla IE, Lange J, Jakobsen PJ, Hermida M, Fernandez C, Kurtz J, Bakker TC, Reusch TB, Kalbe M & Scharsack JP (2014) In vitro leukocyte response of three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus) to helminth parasite antigens. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 36: 130-140. 10.1016/j.fsi.2013.10.019 [doi]
    • Jakalski M, Wakaguri H, Kischka TG, Nishikawa Y, Kawazu S, Matsubayashi M, Kawahara F, Tsuji N, Cao S, Sunaga F, Xuan X, Okubo K, Igarashi I, Tuda J, Mongan AE, Eshita Y, Maeda R, Makalowski W, Suzuki Y & Yamagishi J (2015) DB-AT: A 2015 update to the full-parasites database brings a multitude of new transcriptomic data for apicomplexan parasites. Nucleic Acids Research 43: D631-D636. 10.1093/nar/gku1240 [doi]
    • Kutyrev IA, Franke F, Buscher J, Kurtz J & Scharsack JP (2014) In vitro effects of prostaglandin E2 on leucocytes from sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus) infected and not infected with the cestode schistocephalus solidus. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 41: 473-481. 10.1016/j.fsi.2014.09.031 [doi]

  • 2013

    • Hartig G, Churakov G, Warren WC, Brosius J, Makalowski W & Schmitz J (2013) Retrophylogenomics place tarsiers on the evolutionary branch of anthropoids. Scientific Reports 3: 1756. 10.1038/srep01756 [doi]
    • Kerp H, Wellman C, Krings M, Kearney P & Hass H (2013) Reproductive organs and in situ spores of Asteroxylon mackiei kidston lang, the most complex plant from the lower devonian rhynie chert. International Journal of Plant Sciences 174: 293-308.
    • Scharsack JP, Gossens A, Franke F & Kurtz J (2013) Excretory products of the cestode, Schistocephalus solidus, modulate in vitro responses of leukocytes from its specific host, the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Fish & Shellfish Immunology 35: 1779-1787. 10.1016/j.fsi.2013.08.029 [doi]
  • 2012

    • Preuss C, Riemenschneider M, Wiedmann D & Stoll M (2012) Evolutionary dynamics of co-segregating gene clusters associated with complex diseases. PloS One 7: e36205. 10.1371/journal.pone.0036205 [doi]
    • Riemenschneider M, Preuss C & Stoll M (2012) Genetics of complex diseases: An evolutionary perspective. Current Topics in Genetics 5: 113-121. Publication on ResearchGate