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58 Publications

2020 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 7343 | OA
Milutinovic B, Stock M, Grasse AV, Naderlinger E, Hilbe C, Cremer S. Social immunity modulates competition between coinfecting pathogens. Ecology Letters. 2020. doi:10.1111/ele.13458
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2020 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 7490 | OA
Narasimhan M, Johnson AJ, Prizak R, et al. Evolutionarily unique mechanistic framework of clathrin-mediated endocytosis in plants. eLife. 2020;9. doi:10.7554/eLife.52067
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2019 | Book Chapter | IST-REx-ID: 7513
Cremer S, Kutzer M. Social immunity. In: Choe J, ed. Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. 2nd ed. Elsevier; 2019:747-755. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-809633-8.90721-0
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6105 | OA
Kutzer M, Kurtz J, Armitage SAO. A multi-faceted approach testing the effects of previous bacterial exposure on resistance and tolerance. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2019;88(4):566-578. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.12953
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6415
Cremer S. Pathogens and disease defense of invasive ants. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 2019;33:63-68. doi:10.1016/j.cois.2019.03.011
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2019 | Thesis | IST-REx-ID: 6435 | OA
Casillas Perez BE. Collective Defenses of Garden Ants against a Fungal Pathogen. IST Austria; 2019. doi:10.15479/AT:ISTA:6435
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6552
Cremer S. Social immunity in insects. Current Biology. 2019;29(11):R458-R463. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2019.03.035
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 413 | OA
Konrad M, Pull C, Metzler S, et al. Ants avoid superinfections by performing risk-adjusted sanitary care. PNAS. 2018;115(11):2782-2787. doi:10.1073/pnas.1713501115
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 426
Metzler S, Schrempf A, Heinze J. Individual- and ejaculate-specific sperm traits in ant males. Journal of Insect Physiology. 2018;107:284-290. doi:10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.12.003
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 55
Pull C, Metzler S, Naderlinger E, Cremer S. Protection against the lethal side effects of social immunity in ants. Current Biology. 2018;28(19):R1139-R1140. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2018.08.063
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 616 | OA
Pull C, Ugelvig LV, Wiesenhofer F, et al. Destructive disinfection of infected brood prevents systemic disease spread in ant colonies. eLife. 2018;7. doi:10.7554/eLife.32073
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 617 | OA
Kutzer M, Kurtz J, Armitage S. Genotype and diet affect resistance, survival, and fecundity but not fecundity tolerance. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 2018;31(1):159-171. doi:10.1111/jeb.13211
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 29 | OA
Viljakainen L, Jurvansuu J, Holmberg I, Pamminger T, Erler S, Cremer S. Social environment affects the transcriptomic response to bacteria in ant queens. Ecology and Evolution. 2018;8(22):11031-11070. doi:10.1002/ece3.4573
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 7 | OA
Stroeymeyt N, Grasse AV, Crespi A, Mersch D, Cremer S, Keller L. Social network plasticity decreases disease transmission in a eusocial insect. Science. 2018;362(6417):941-945. doi:10.1126/science.aat4793
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 194
Liutkeviciute Z, Gil Mansilla E, Eder T, et al. Oxytocin-like signaling in ants influences metabolic gene expression and locomotor activity. The FASEB Journal. 2018;32(12):6808-6821. doi:10.1096/fj.201800443
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 806
Cremer S, Pull C, Fürst M. Social immunity: Emergence and evolution of colony-level disease protection. Annual Review of Entomology. 2018;63:105-123. doi:10.1146/annurev-ento-020117-043110
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 732 | OA
Pull C, Cremer S. Co-founding ant queens prevent disease by performing prophylactic undertaking behaviour. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 2017;17(1). doi:10.1186/s12862-017-1062-4
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 734 | OA
Kennedy P, Baron G, Qiu B, et al. Deconstructing superorganisms and societies to address big questions in biology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 2017;32(11):861-872. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2017.08.004
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 459 | OA
Cremer S. Invasive Ameisen in Europa: Wie sie sich ausbreiten und die heimische Fauna verändern. Rundgespräche Forum Ökologie. 2017;46:105-116.
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 558
Futo M, Sell M, Kutzer M, Kurtz J. Specificity of oral immune priming in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. Biology Letters. 2017;13(12). doi:10.1098/rsbl.2017.0632
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2017 | Thesis | IST-REx-ID: 819 | OA
Pull C. Disease Defence in Garden Ants. IST Austria; 2017. doi:10.15479/AT:ISTA:th_861
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 914 | OA
Giehr J, Grasse AV, Cremer S, Heinze J, Schrempf A. Ant queens increase their reproductive efforts after pathogen infection. Royal Society Open Science. 2017;4(7). doi:10.1098/rsos.170547
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1006 | OA
Greenwood J, Milutinovic B, Peuß R, et al. Oral immune priming with Bacillus thuringiensis induces a shift in the gene expression of Tribolium castaneum larvae. BMC Genomics. 2017;18(1):329. doi:10.1186/s12864-017-3705-7
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1184 | OA
Metzler S, Heinze J, Schrempf A. Mating and longevity in ant males. Ecology and Evolution. 2016;6(24):8903-8906. doi:10.1002/ece3.2474
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1202 | OA
Milutinovic B, Peuß R, Ferro K, Kurtz J. Immune priming in arthropods: an update focusing on the red flour beetle. Zoology . 2016;119(4):254-261. doi:10.1016/j.zool.2016.03.006
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1255 | OA
Peuß R, Wensing K, Woestmann L, et al. Down syndrome cell adhesion molecule 1: Testing for a role in insect immunity, behaviour and reproduction. Royal Society Open Science. 2016;3(4). doi:10.1098/rsos.160138
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1262 | OA
Mcmahon D, Natsopoulou M, Doublet V, et al. Elevated virulence of an emerging viral genotype as a driver of honeybee loss. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences. 2016;283(1833). doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.0811
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1268
Milutinovic B, Kurtz J. Immune memory in invertebrates. Seminars in Immunology. 2016;28(4):328-342. doi:10.1016/j.smim.2016.05.004
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1431 | OA
Tartally A, Kelager A, Fürst M, Nash D. Host plant use drives genetic differentiation in syntopic populations of Maculinea alcon. PeerJ. 2016;2016(3). doi:10.7717/peerj.1865
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1993 | OA
Konrad M, Grasse AV, Tragust S, Cremer S. Anti-pathogen protection versus survival costs mediated by an ectosymbiont in an ant host. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences. 2015;282(1799). doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.1976
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1548 | OA
Milutinovic B, Höfling C, Futo M, Scharsack J, Kurtz J. Infection of Tribolium castaneum with Bacillus thuringiensis: Quantification of bacterial replication within cadavers, transmission via cannibalism, and inhibition of spore germination. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2015;81(23):8135-8144. doi:10.1128/AEM.02051-15
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1551 | OA
El Masri L, Branca A, Sheppard A, et al. Host–pathogen coevolution: The selective advantage of Bacillus thuringiensis virulence and its cry toxin genes. PLoS Biology. 2015;13(6):1-30. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002169
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1830 | OA
Theis F, Ugelvig LV, Marr C, Cremer S. Opposing effects of allogrooming on disease transmission in ant societies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B, Biological Sciences. 2015;370(1669). doi:10.1098/rstb.2014.0108
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1831 | OA
Kappeler P, Cremer S, Nunn C. Sociality and health: Impacts of sociality on disease susceptibility and transmission in animal and human societies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B, Biological Sciences. 2015;370(1669). doi:10.1098/rstb.2014.0116
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1850 | OA
Novak S, Cremer S. Fungal disease dynamics in insect societies: Optimal killing rates and the ambivalent effect of high social interaction rates. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2015;372(5):54-64. doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2015.02.018
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1855 | OA
Mcmahon D, Fürst M, Caspar J, Theodorou P, Brown M, Paxton R. A sting in the spit: Widespread cross-infection of multiple RNA viruses across wild and managed bees. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2015;84(3):615-624. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.12345
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1998
El Masri L, Cremer S. Individual and social immunisation in insects. Trends in Immunology. 2014;35(10):471-482. doi:10.1016/j.it.2014.08.005
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1999
Stroeymeyt N, Casillas Perez BE, Cremer S. Organisational immunity in social insects. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 2014;5(1):1-15. doi:10.1016/j.cois.2014.09.001
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2086 | OA
Wolf S, Mcmahon D, Lim K, et al. So near and yet so far: Harmonic radar reveals reduced homing ability of Nosema infected honeybees. PLoS One. 2014;9(8). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103989
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2161
Westhus C, Ugelvig LV, Tourdot E, Heinze J, Doums C, Cremer S. Increased grooming after repeated brood care provides sanitary benefits in a clonal ant. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 2014;68(10):1701-1710. doi:10.1007/s00265-014-1778-8
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2235 | OA
Fürst M, Mcmahon D, Osborne J, Paxton R, Brown M. Disease associations between honeybees and bumblebees as a threat to wild pollinators. Nature. 2014;506(7488):364-366. doi:10.1038/nature12977
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1887
Cremer S. Gemeinsame Krankheitsabwehr in Ameisengesellschaften. Zoologie. 2014:23-30.
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2014 | Book Chapter | IST-REx-ID: 1888
Cremer S. Soziale Immunität: Wie sich der Staat gegen Pathogene wehrt  Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften. In: Soziale Insekten in Einer Sich Wandelnden Welt. Vol 43. Pfeil; 2014:65-72.
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1905
Tobler M, Plath M, Riesch R, et al. Selection from parasites favours immunogenetic diversity but not divergence among locally adapted host populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 2014;27(5):960-974. doi:10.1111/jeb.12370
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2014 | Thesis | IST-REx-ID: 1395
Konrad M. Immune Defences in Ants: Effects of Social Immunisation and a Fungal Ectosymbiont in the Ant Lasius Neglectus. IST Austria; 2014.
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2014 | Thesis | IST-REx-ID: 1404
Stock M. Evolution of a Fungal Pathogen towards Individual versus Social Immunity in Ants. IST Austria; 2014.
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2013 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2283
Pull C, Hughes W, Brown M. Tolerating an infection: an indirect benefit of co-founding queen associations in the ant Lasius niger . Naturwissenschaften. 2013;100(12):1125-1136. doi:10.1007/s00114-013-1115-5
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2013 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2284 | OA
Tragust S, Ugelvig LV, Chapuisat M, Heinze J, Cremer S. Pupal cocoons affect sanitary brood care and limit fungal infections in ant colonies. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 2013;13(1). doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-225
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2013 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2926
Tragust S, Mitteregger B, Barone V, Konrad M, Ugelvig LV, Cremer S. Ants disinfect fungus-exposed brood by oral uptake and spread of their poison. Current Biology. 2013;23(1):76-82. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2012.11.034
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2012 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2938
Ugelvig LV, Cremer S. Effects of social immunity and unicoloniality on host parasite interactions in invasive insect societies. Functional Ecology. 2012;26(6):1300-1312. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12013
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