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60 Publications


2021 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 9101 | OA
S. A. Reber, J. Oh, J. Janisch, C. Stevenson, S. Foggett, and A. Wilkinson, “Early life differences in behavioral predispositions in two Alligatoridae species,” Animal Cognition. Springer Nature, 2021.
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2020 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 7343 | OA
B. Milutinovic, M. Stock, A. V. Grasse, E. Naderlinger, C. Hilbe, and S. Cremer, “Social immunity modulates competition between coinfecting pathogens,” Ecology Letters, vol. 23, no. 3. Wiley, pp. 565–574, 2020.
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2020 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 7490 | OA
M. Narasimhan et al., “Evolutionarily unique mechanistic framework of clathrin-mediated endocytosis in plants,” eLife, vol. 9. eLife Sciences Publications, 2020.
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2020 | Book Chapter | IST-REx-ID: 9096
P. Schmid-Hempel and S. Cremer, “Parasites and Pathogens,” in Encyclopedia of Social Insects, C. Starr, Ed. Cham: Springer Nature, 2020.
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2019 | Book Chapter | IST-REx-ID: 7513
S. Cremer and M. Kutzer, “Social immunity,” in Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, 2nd ed., J. Choe, Ed. Elsevier, 2019, pp. 747–755.
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6105 | OA
M. Kutzer, J. Kurtz, and S. A. O. Armitage, “A multi-faceted approach testing the effects of previous bacterial exposure on resistance and tolerance,” Journal of Animal Ecology, vol. 88, no. 4. Wiley, pp. 566–578, 2019.
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6415
S. Cremer, “Pathogens and disease defense of invasive ants,” Current Opinion in Insect Science, vol. 33. Elsevier, pp. 63–68, 2019.
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2019 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 6552 | OA
S. Cremer, “Social immunity in insects,” Current Biology, vol. 29, no. 11. Elsevier, pp. R458–R463, 2019.
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2019 | Thesis | IST-REx-ID: 6435 | OA
B. E. Casillas Perez, “Collective defenses of garden ants against a fungal pathogen,” IST Austria, 2019.
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 29 | OA
L. Viljakainen, J. Jurvansuu, I. Holmberg, T. Pamminger, S. Erler, and S. Cremer, “Social environment affects the transcriptomic response to bacteria in ant queens,” Ecology and Evolution, vol. 8, no. 22. Wiley, pp. 11031–11070, 2018.
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 806
S. Cremer, C. Pull, and M. Fürst, “Social immunity: Emergence and evolution of colony-level disease protection,” Annual Review of Entomology, vol. 63. Annual Reviews, pp. 105–123, 2018.
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 194 | OA
Z. Liutkeviciute et al., “Oxytocin-like signaling in ants influences metabolic gene expression and locomotor activity,” The FASEB Journal, vol. 32, no. 12. FASEB, pp. 6808–6821, 2018.
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 55 | OA
C. Pull, S. Metzler, E. Naderlinger, and S. Cremer, “Protection against the lethal side effects of social immunity in ants,” Current Biology, vol. 28, no. 19. Cell Press, pp. R1139–R1140, 2018.
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 616 | OA
C. Pull et al., “Destructive disinfection of infected brood prevents systemic disease spread in ant colonies,” eLife, vol. 7. eLife Sciences Publications, 2018.
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 617 | OA
M. Kutzer, J. Kurtz, and S. Armitage, “Genotype and diet affect resistance, survival, and fecundity but not fecundity tolerance,” Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 31, no. 1. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 159–171, 2018.
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 7 | OA
N. Stroeymeyt, A. V. Grasse, A. Crespi, D. Mersch, S. Cremer, and L. Keller, “Social network plasticity decreases disease transmission in a eusocial insect,” Science, vol. 362, no. 6417. NLM , pp. 941–945, 2018.
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 413 | OA
M. Konrad et al., “Ants avoid superinfections by performing risk-adjusted sanitary care,” PNAS, vol. 115, no. 11. National Academy of Sciences, pp. 2782–2787, 2018.
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2018 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 426
S. Metzler, A. Schrempf, and J. Heinze, “Individual- and ejaculate-specific sperm traits in ant males,” Journal of Insect Physiology, vol. 107. Elsevier, pp. 284–290, 2018.
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2017 | Thesis | IST-REx-ID: 819 | OA
C. Pull, “Disease defence in garden ants,” IST Austria, 2017.
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 732 | OA
C. Pull and S. Cremer, “Co-founding ant queens prevent disease by performing prophylactic undertaking behaviour,” BMC Evolutionary Biology, vol. 17, no. 1. BioMed Central, 2017.
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 734 | OA
P. Kennedy et al., “Deconstructing superorganisms and societies to address big questions in biology,” Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 32, no. 11. Cell Press, pp. 861–872, 2017.
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 558
M. Futo, M. Sell, M. Kutzer, and J. Kurtz, “Specificity of oral immune priming in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum,” Biology Letters, vol. 13, no. 12. Royal Society, The, 2017.
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1006 | OA
J. Greenwood et al., “Oral immune priming with Bacillus thuringiensis induces a shift in the gene expression of Tribolium castaneum larvae,” BMC Genomics, vol. 18, no. 1. BioMed Central, p. 329, 2017.
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 914 | OA
J. Giehr, A. V. Grasse, S. Cremer, J. Heinze, and A. Schrempf, “Ant queens increase their reproductive efforts after pathogen infection,” Royal Society Open Science, vol. 4, no. 7. Royal Society, The, 2017.
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2017 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 459 | OA
S. Cremer, “Invasive Ameisen in Europa: Wie sie sich ausbreiten und die heimische Fauna verändern,” Rundgespräche Forum Ökologie, vol. 46. Pfeil, pp. 105–116, 2017.
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1431 | OA
A. Tartally, A. Kelager, M. Fürst, and D. Nash, “Host plant use drives genetic differentiation in syntopic populations of Maculinea alcon,” PeerJ, vol. 2016, no. 3. PeerJ, 2016.
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1184 | OA
S. Metzler, J. Heinze, and A. Schrempf, “Mating and longevity in ant males,” Ecology and Evolution, vol. 6, no. 24. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 8903–8906, 2016.
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1202 | OA
B. Milutinovic, R. Peuß, K. Ferro, and J. Kurtz, “Immune priming in arthropods: an update focusing on the red flour beetle,” Zoology , vol. 119, no. 4. Elsevier, pp. 254–261, 2016.
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1255 | OA
R. Peuß et al., “Down syndrome cell adhesion molecule 1: Testing for a role in insect immunity, behaviour and reproduction,” Royal Society Open Science, vol. 3, no. 4. Royal Society, The, 2016.
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1262 | OA
D. Mcmahon 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, vol. 283, no. 1833. Royal Society, The, 2016.
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2016 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1268
B. Milutinovic and J. Kurtz, “Immune memory in invertebrates,” Seminars in Immunology, vol. 28, no. 4. Academic Press, pp. 328–342, 2016.
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1830 | OA
F. Theis, L. V. Ugelvig, C. Marr, and S. Cremer, “Opposing effects of allogrooming on disease transmission in ant societies,” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, vol. 370, no. 1669. Royal Society, The, 2015.
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1831 | OA
P. Kappeler, S. Cremer, and C. Nunn, “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, vol. 370, no. 1669. Royal Society, 2015.
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1850 | OA
S. Novak and S. Cremer, “Fungal disease dynamics in insect societies: Optimal killing rates and the ambivalent effect of high social interaction rates,” Journal of Theoretical Biology, vol. 372, no. 5. Elsevier, pp. 54–64, 2015.
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1855 | OA
D. Mcmahon, M. Fürst, J. Caspar, P. Theodorou, M. Brown, and R. Paxton, “A sting in the spit: Widespread cross-infection of multiple RNA viruses across wild and managed bees,” Journal of Animal Ecology, vol. 84, no. 3. Wiley, pp. 615–624, 2015.
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1993 | OA
M. Konrad, A. V. Grasse, S. Tragust, and S. Cremer, “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, vol. 282, no. 1799. Royal Society, 2015.
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1548 | OA
B. Milutinovic, C. Höfling, M. Futo, J. Scharsack, and J. Kurtz, “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, vol. 81, no. 23. American Society for Microbiology, pp. 8135–8144, 2015.
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2015 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1551 | OA
L. El Masri et al., “Host–pathogen coevolution: The selective advantage of Bacillus thuringiensis virulence and its cry toxin genes,” PLoS Biology, vol. 13, no. 6. Public Library of Science, pp. 1–30, 2015.
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1887
S. Cremer, “Gemeinsame Krankheitsabwehr in Ameisengesellschaften,” Zoologie. Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft, pp. 23–30, 2014.
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2014 | Book Chapter | IST-REx-ID: 1888
S. Cremer, “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, pp. 65–72.
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1905
M. Tobler et al., “Selection from parasites favours immunogenetic diversity but not divergence among locally adapted host populations,” Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 27, no. 5. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 960–974, 2014.
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1998
L. El Masri and S. Cremer, “Individual and social immunisation in insects,” Trends in Immunology, vol. 35, no. 10. Elsevier, pp. 471–482, 2014.
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2086 | OA
S. Wolf et al., “So near and yet so far: Harmonic radar reveals reduced homing ability of Nosema infected honeybees,” PLoS One, vol. 9, no. 8. Public Library of Science, 2014.
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2161
C. Westhus, L. V. Ugelvig, E. Tourdot, J. Heinze, C. Doums, and S. Cremer, “Increased grooming after repeated brood care provides sanitary benefits in a clonal ant,” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 68, no. 10. Springer, pp. 1701–1710, 2014.
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2235 | OA
M. Fürst, D. Mcmahon, J. Osborne, R. Paxton, and M. Brown, “Disease associations between honeybees and bumblebees as a threat to wild pollinators,” Nature, vol. 506, no. 7488. Nature Publishing Group, pp. 364–366, 2014.
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2014 | Thesis | IST-REx-ID: 1395
M. Konrad, “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
M. Stock, “Evolution of a fungal pathogen towards individual versus social immunity in ants,” IST Austria, 2014.
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2014 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 1999
N. Stroeymeyt, B. E. Casillas Perez, and S. Cremer, “Organisational immunity in social insects,” Current Opinion in Insect Science, vol. 5, no. 1. Elsevier, pp. 1–15, 2014.
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2013 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2283
C. Pull, W. Hughes, and M. Brown, “Tolerating an infection: an indirect benefit of co-founding queen associations in the ant Lasius niger ,” Naturwissenschaften, vol. 100, no. 12. Springer, pp. 1125–1136, 2013.
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2013 | Journal Article | IST-REx-ID: 2284 | OA
S. Tragust, L. V. Ugelvig, M. Chapuisat, J. Heinze, and S. Cremer, “Pupal cocoons affect sanitary brood care and limit fungal infections in ant colonies,” BMC Evolutionary Biology, vol. 13, no. 1. BioMed Central, 2013.
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