• Research Areas

    • Evolutionary Physiology
    • Eco-Immunology
  • CV

    Education

    Dissertation
    M.Sc. Biology
    B.Sc. Biology

    Positions

    Senior Lecturer
    Senior Research Associate
  • Teaching

    • Projektveranstaltung: *+) Animal Evolutionary Ecology [134283]
      (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Kurtz, Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas, Dr. Nora Schulz)
    • Übung: *) Laboratory course: Animal evolution and biodiversity [134073]
      (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Kurtz, Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas, Dr. Jürgen Schmitz, Dr. Jan Büllesbach)
      [ - | | wöchentlich | Mo. | MB K8 | Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas]
      [ - | | wöchentlich | Di. | MB K8 | Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas]
      [ - | | wöchentlich | Mi. | MB K8 | Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas]
      [ - | | wöchentlich | Do. | MB K8 | Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas]
      [ - | | wöchentlich | Fr. | MB K8 | Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas]
    • Blockpraktikum: *) Animal Evolutionary Ecology [134274]
      (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Jürgen Gadau, Dr. Lukas Schrader, Prof. Dr. Joachim Kurtz, Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas, Dr. Nora Schulz, Dr. Tania Chavarria Pizarro, Dr. Jan Büllesbach, Dr. Julia Tiede)
      [ - | | Blockveranstaltung (Mo-Fr) | Dr. Lukas Schrader]
    • Praktikum/Seminar: *) Host-Parasite-Coevolution [134111]
      (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Kurtz, Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas, Dr. Nora Schulz)
      [ - | | Blockveranstaltung (Mo-Fr) | H S | Dr. Robert Peuß]
    • Praktikum/Seminar: *) Integrative Biology [134074]
      (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler, Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas, Dr. Mark Harrison, apl. Prof. Sylvia Kaiser, Prof. Dr. Bodo Philipp, Dr. Carsten Kemena, Prof. Dr. Markus Schwarzländer, Dr. Stefan Roski, Prof. Dr. Joachim Kurtz, Prof. Dr. Ivan Berg, Dr. Mark Lammers, Priv.-Doz. Maik Bartelheimer, Prof. Dr. Till Ischebeck, Prof. Dr. Karin Busch, Prof. Dr. Stefan Luschnig, Dr. Peter Czuppon, Prof. Dr. Iris Finkemeier, Dr. Lukas Schrader, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Gadau, Prof. Dr. Ralf Stanewsky, Prof. Dr. Erich Bornberg-Bauer, Prof. Dr. Melanie Dammhahn, Prof. Dr. Helene Richter, Dr. Jürgen Eirich)
      [ - | HH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 102 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 103 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | H S | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | S 8 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 102 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 102 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 103 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | H S | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 103 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | H S | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | HH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 102 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 103 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | H S | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 102 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 103 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | SP4 201 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | SP4 109 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 103 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | H S | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | HH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | HH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | SP4 109 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | H S | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH 103 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | HH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | SP4 109 | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | HH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | ZH | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
      [ - | Prof. Dr. Michael Hippler]
    • Praktikum: *+) Ecological Immunology and Host-Parasite Coevolution [134112]
      (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Joachim Kurtz, Dr. Jaime Anaya-Rojas, Dr. Nora Schulz)
      [n. V. | Dr. Robert Peuß]

  • Current Projects

  • Publications

    • Peuß R, Box AC, Chen S, Wang Y, Tsuchiya D, Persons JL, Kenzior A, Maldonado E, Krishnan J, Scharsack JP, Slaughter BD, Rohner N. . ‘Adaptation to low parasite abundance affects immune investment and immunopathological responses of cavefish.’ Nature Ecology and Evolution 2020. doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1234-2.
    • Krishnan J, Persons JL, Peuß R, Hassan H, Kenzior A, Xiong S, Olsen L, Maldonado E, Kowalko JE, Rohner N. . ‘Comparative transcriptome analysis of wild and lab populations of Astyanax mexicanus uncovers differential effects of environment and morphotype on gene expression.’ Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 1-10. doi: 10.1002/jez.b.22933.

    • Ferro K, Peuß R, Yang W, Rosenstiel P, Schulenburg H, Kurtz J. . ‘Experimental evolution of immunological specificity.’ Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1904828116.
    • Loomis C, Peuß R, Jaggard JB, Wang Y, McKinney SA, Raftopoulos SC, Raftopoulos A, Whu D, Green M, McGaugh SE, Rohner N, Keene AC, Duboue ER. . An Adult Brain Atlas Reveals Broad Neuroanatomical Changes in Independently Evolved Populations of Mexican Cavefish .’ Frontiers in Neuroanatomy 13: 88. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2019.00088.
    • Peuß R, Zakibe Z, Krishnan J, Merryman MS, Baumann DP, Rohner N. . ‘Gamete Collection and In Vitro Fertilization of Astyanax mexicanus.’ Journal of Visualized Experiments 2019, No. 147: e59334.
    • Stahl BA, Peuß R, McDole B, Kenzior A, Jaggard JB, Gaudenz K, Krishnan J, McGaugh SE, Duboue ER, Keene AC. . ‘Stable transgenesis in Astyanax mexicanus using the Tol2 transposase system.’ Developmental Dynamics 248, No. 8: 679–687. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.32.

    • Xiong S, Krishnan J, Peuß R, Rohner N. . ‘Early adipogenesis contributes to excess fat accumulation in cave populations of Astyanax mexicanus.’ Developmental Biology 441, No. 2: 297–304. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.06.003.
    • Riddle MR, Aspiras AC, Gaudenz K, Peuß R, Sung JY, Martineau B, Peavey M, Box AC, Tabin JA, McGaugh S. . ‘Insulin resistance in cavefish as an adaptation to a nutrient-limited environment.’ Nature 555, No. 7698: 647–651. doi: 10.1038/nature26136.

    • Greenwood JM, Milutinović B, Peuß R, Behrens S, Esser D, Rosenstiel P, Schulenburg H, Kurtz J. . ‘Oral immune priming with Bacillus thuringiensis induces a shift in the gene expression of Tribolium castaneum larvae.’ BMC Genomics 18, No. 1: 329.

    • Peuß R, Eggert H, Armitage SAO, Kurtz J. . ‘Downregulation of the evolutionary capacitor Hsp90 is mediated by social cues.’ Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 282. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2041.
    • Armitage SAO, Peuß R, Kurtz J,. . ‘Dscam and pancrustacean immune memory - A review of the evidence.’ Developmental and Comparative Immunology 48. doi: 10.1016/j.dci.2014.03.004.

    • Behrens S, Peuß R, Milutinović B, Eggert H, Esser D, Rosenstiel P, Schulenburg H, Bornberg-Bauer E, Kurtz J. . ‘Infection routes matter in population-specific responses of the red flour beetle to the entomopathogen Bacillus thuringiensis.’ BMC Genomics 16, No. 1: 445.

    • Milutinovic B, Stolpe C, Peuß R, Armitage SAO, Kurtz J. . ‘The red flour beetle as a model for bacterial oral infections.’ PloS one 8. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064638.