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 Dr. Astrid T. Groot

   Department of Entomology
   Chemical Communication
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1570Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1502Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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Oral Presentations

Groot A.T. (2016). Evolution of timing sexual behaviors in moths. Talk presented at XXV International Congress of Entomology - Entomology without Borders, Orlando, FL, US
Groot A.T. (2016). New Avenues in Discovering Evolutionary Pathways in Moth Sexual Communication. Talk presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the ISCE, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Foz do Iguaçu, BR (plenary speaker)
Groot A.T. (2015). The genetic basis underlying sex pheromone variation in moths. Talk presented at 31st ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Stockholm, SE
Groot A.T. (2014). Genetic bases of intraspecific variation in moth prezygotic isolation. Talk presented at 9th International Workshop on Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Lepidoptera, Kolympari, Crete, GR
Groot A.T. (2014). Evolution of sexual attraction in moths. Talk presented at Seventh International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Groot A.T. (2013). Patterns Emerging in the Genetic Basis of Moth Sexual Communication. Talk presented at International Chemical Ecology Conference 2013, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Asia-Pacific Association of Chemical Ecologists, Melbourne, AU (invited speaker)
Groot A.T. (2012). Evolutionary forces shaping sexual attraction in Lepidoptera. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Groot A.T. (2012). Evolutionary forces shaping sexual attraction in Lepidoptera. Talk presented at International Symposium "Ethomics: Asking the Organism in the Genomics Era", Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Groot A.T. (2011). Disentangling the evolution of sexual attraction in moths. Talk presented at 6th International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Groot A.T. (2011). Natural versus sexual selection in moth sexual attraction. Talk presented at 13th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB 2011), European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Tübingen, DE
Groot A.T. (2011). Evolution of sexual attraction in moths. Talk presented at Ecogenomics Symposium, Uni Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL (invited speaker)
Groot A.T. (2011). (How) is moth sexual attraction involved in speciation. Talk presented at YELREM day, Uni Wageningen, Wageningen, NL (plenary speaker)
Groot A.T. (2011). (How) is moth sexual attraction involved in speciation. Talk presented at YELREM day, Uni Wageningen, Wageningen, NL (plenary speaker)
Groot A.T. (2010). Steps to speciation: Genetic basis of the evolution of sexual attraction in moths. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Groot A.T. (2010). Identifying sources of intraspecific variation in moth sexual communication. Talk presented at 26th ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Tours, FR (plenary speaker)
Groot A.T. (2010). Population dynamics of Heliothis virescens and H. subflexa in relation to variation in their sexual communication. Talk presented at 58th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Branch, Entomological Society of America, Cancun, MX (invited speaker)
Groot A.T. (2009). The genetic basis of moth sex pheromones. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Groot A.T. (2009). Insect evolution below the species level: ecological specialisation and the origin of species. Talk presented at Darwin-Wallace Celebratory Meeting - "Insect evolution below the species level: ecological specialisation and the origin of species", Royal Entomological Society, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, GB (invited speaker)
Schöfl G., Groot A.T. (2009). Finding the genetic basis of allochronic sexual isolation in a moth. Talk presented at Darwin-Wallace Celebratory Meeting - "Insect evolution below the species level: ecological specialisation and the origin of species", Royal Entomological Society, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, GB (invited speaker)
Groot A.T. (2009). Possible causes and consequences of intraspecific variation in moth sexual communication. Talk presented at SEE seminar, Uni Amsterdam, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Amsterdam, NL (invited speaker)
Groot A.T. (2008). Insights in moth prezygotic isolation mechanisms and their role in speciation. Talk presented at Uni Bielefeld, Department of Chemical Ecology, Bielefeld, DE (invited speaker)
Groot A.T. (2008). Understanding the evolution of premating isolation in moth: how does sexual communication vary within species? Talk presented at Seminar, Universität Ulm, Ulm, DE (invited speaker)
Groot A.T. (2008). Inter- and intraspecific variation in Lepidopteran sexual pheromone communication systems. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Groot A.T. (2007). Evolution of premating signals in moths. Talk presented at Kansas State University, Kansas City, US (invited speaker)
Groot A.T. (2007). Geographic and temporal variation in premating cues of two noctuid moths. Talk presented at 23rd ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE

Poster Presentations

Barthel A., Vogel H., Pauchet Y., Pauls G., Kunert G., Groot A.T., Heidel-Fischer H., Heckel D.G. (2016). Small berry, big bonus: Immune modulation enables a specialist to benefit from antibacterial properties. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2016, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unbehend M., Koutroumpa F., Dekker T., Groot A.T., Heckel D.G. (2016). The sexual attraction gene: The key to finding your perfect mate lies in your brain. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2016, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unbehend M., Koutroumpa F., Dekker T., Groot A.T., Heckel D.G. (2016). The sexual attraction gene: Finding the genetic basis of male attraction in a moth. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Groot A.T. (2015). Genetic basis of variation in circadian rhythms in moth sexual communication. Poster presented at XVth ESEB Meeting, European Society for Evolutionary Biology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, CH
Hänniger S., Schöfl G., Gebauer-Jung S., Vogel H., Unbehend M., Heckel D.G., Groot A.T. (2014). Molecular basis of allochronic differentiation in Spodoptera frugiperda. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unbehend M., Hänniger S., Heckel D.G., Groot A.T. (2014). Genetic basis of strain-specific female sex pheromone differences in Spodoptera frugiperda. Poster presented at Seventh International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Barthel A., Heidel-Fischer H., Vogel H., Groot A.T., Pauls G., Heckel D.G. (2014). Just a matter of taste? Impact of phytochemicals on two closely related moth species. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2014, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unbehend M., Hänniger S., Groot A.T., Heckel D.G. (2014). Intra-specific differentiation in moths: Importance of variation in sexual communication. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2014, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Schläger S., Ulrichs C., Beran F., Groot A.T., Ramasamy S., Mewis I. (2013). Pheromone Blend Variation of Maruca vitrata and Investigations on Pheromone Stability for Refining Lures in Southeast Asia. Poster presented at International Chemical Ecology Conference 2013, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Asia-Pacific Association of Chemical Ecologists, Melbourne, AU
Hänniger S., Unbehend M., Juárez M.L., Schöfl G., Groot A.T., Heckel D.G. (2012). Importance of prezygotic isolation barriers between the two host strains of Spodoptera frugiperda . Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2012, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Groot A.T. (2012). Finding the genes involved in moth sex pheromone communication. Poster presented at Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Dublin, IE
Hänniger S., Schöfl G., Gebauer-Jung S., Vogel H., Unbehend M., Heckel D.G., Groot A.T. (2012). The moth watch – timing differences as isolation barrier in Spodoptera frugiperda. Poster presented at Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Dublin, IE
Barthel A., Heckel D.G., Vogel H., Freitak D., Groot A.T. (2011). Immune defense response in a generalist and specialist heliothine moth. Poster presented at 6th International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Hornáková D., Groot A.T., Pichová I. (2011). Identifying genes that are likely to be involved in the sex pheromone production in male labial glands in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris. Poster presented at 6th International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Staudacher H., Kaltenpoth M., Breeuwer H., Heckel D.G., Groot A.T. (2011). The role of microbial communities in host plant specialization in the generalist moth Heliothis virescens. Poster presented at 6th International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Groot A.T. (2011). How plastic is sexual attraction in moth sexual communication. Poster presented at ESF-EMBO Research Conference on Epigenetics in Context: From Ecology to Evolution, Sant Feliu de Guixols, ES
Marr M., Jenkins D., Meagher R., Hänniger S., Heckel D.G., Groot A.T. (2011). Specifics and genetics of sexual attraction in Spodoptera frugiperda. Poster presented at 27th ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, CA
Marr M., Heckel D.G., Groot A.T. (2010). Sexual communication in Spodoptera frugiperda. Poster presented at 9th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
Groot A.T., Inglis O., Claßen A., Santangelo R., Schmaltz A., Wenderoth C., Heckel D.G., Schal C. (2008). Finding the genes involved in moth sexual communication - Heliothis virescens, a case study. Poster presented at XX International Congress of Genetics, International Genetics Federation, Berlin, DE
Groot A.T., Gould F., Schal C., Inglis O., Bowdridge S., Santangelo R., Schmaltz A., Wenderoth C., Vogel H., Heckel D.G. (2008). Finding the genes in moth sex pheromone production. Poster presented at Gordon Research Conference - Genes and Behavior, Gordon Research Conferences, Lucca, IT
Evertz K., Reineke A., Schröder H., Groot A.T., Heckel D.G. (2008). Functional Gene expression in Lymantria spp. feeding on different food sources - . Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2008, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Henniges-Janssen K., Groot A.T., Reineke A., Heckel D.G. (2008). Understanding diamondback moth's host shift to peas. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2008, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Evertz K., Reineke A., Schröder H., Groot A.T., Heckel D.G. (2007). Functional Gene expression in Lymantria spp. feeding on different food sources - . Poster presented at IMPRS Evaluation Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Henniges-Janssen K., Reineke A., Groot A.T., Badenes-Pérez F.R., Heckel D.G. (2007). Diamondback moth: Assessing its new taste for peas. Poster presented at IMPRS Evaluation Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Henniges-Janssen K., Reineke A., Groot A.T., Heckel D.G. (2007). Studying the genetic basis of host range expansion in diamondback moth Plutella xylostella L. (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Poster presented at 11th Congress of The European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala, SE
Gund N.A., Groot A.T., Reineke A., Zebitz C.P.W., Heckel D.G. (2007). Finding the genetic basis of resistance to the Cydia pomonella granulovirus (CpGV) in two Cydia moths. Poster presented at 23rd ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Evertz K., Köllner T., Reineke A., Groot A.T., Heckel D.G. (2007). Genetic diversity in Lymantria spp. populations in relation to their host trees - Part 1. Monoterpenes, deal with it or not? Poster presented at 6th Biannual IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
Henniges-Janssen K., Reineke A., Scheirs J.A., Groot A.T., Heckel D.G. (2007). Genetic basis of host range expansion of diamondback moth. Poster presented at 6th Biannual IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE