Research interests

- Rapid evolution and TE-induced genetic variation in invasive ants.
- Phenotypic canalization and the heat-shock protein 90 as environmental and genetic buffers in invasive ants.


- Prof. Dr. Jürgen Gadau
- Dr. Lukas Schrader


- Since 2018: Msc in Biosciences, University of Münster, DE; Thesis: Rapid Evolution and TE-induced genetic variation in the invasive ant species Cardiocondyla obscurior.
- 2015 – 2018: Bsc in Biosciences, University of Münster, DE: Thesis: Immune memory in beetles against their naturally occurring pathogen hinders the efficacy of bacterially based pesticides.


- van den Bos, E., Ambrosy, B., Horsthemke, M., Walbaum, S., Bachg, A.C., Wettschureck, N., Innamorati, G., Wilkie, T.M., Hanley, P.J., 2020a. Knockout mouse models reveal the contributions of G protein subunits to complement C5a receptor-mediated chemotaxis. Journal of Biological Chemistry jbc.RA119.011984.
- van den Bos, E., Walbaum, S., Horsthemke, M., Bachg, A.C., Hanley, P.J., 2020b. Time-lapse imaging of mouse macrophage chemotaxis. Journal of Visualized Experiments 2020.