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 Dr. Roy Kirsch

   Department of Entomology
   Molecular Biology of the Insect Digestive System
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1562Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1202Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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Oral Presentations

Kirsch R. (2018). Horizontaler Gentransfer: Warum können Insekten pflanzliche Zellwand verdauen? Talk presented at 24. Tage des mathematischen und naturwissenschaftlichen Unterrichts 2018, Thüringer Institut für Lehrerfortbildung, Lehrplanentwicklung und Medien (Thillm) und Universität Erfurt, Erfurt, DE
Kirsch R. (2017). Biological relevance of pectolytic enzymes in herbivorous beetles. Talk presented at 16th Symposium on Insect-Plant Interactions, Tours, FR
Kirsch R. (2016). Evolution of pectin breakdown in herbivorous beetles. Talk presented at XXV International Congress of Entomology - Entomology without Borders, Orlando, FL, US
Kirsch R. (2015). How the rice weevil breaks down the pectin network: enzymatic synergism and sub-functionalization. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Roy Kirsch (Feb 2015). Es war einmal vor 200 Millionen Jahren oder: Wie pflanzenfressende Käfer das Problem mit der Zellwand knacken. Talk presented at Institute Seminar, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kirsch R. (2013). 200 million years of adaptation: Evolutionary origin and specific activities of plant cell wall degrading enzymes in phytophagous beetles. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kirsch R. (2012). Deconstruction of the plant primary cell wall: an insect perspective. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kirsch R. (2012). Deconstruction of the plant primary cell wall: an insect perspective. Talk presented at International Symposium "Ethomics: Asking the Organism in the Genomics Era", Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kirsch R. (2012). Polygalacturonase activity in phytophagous beetles: one way to utilize plant cell wall polysaccharides. Talk presented at XXIV. International Congress of Entomology - "New Era in Entomology", The Entomological Society of South Korea, Daegu, KR
Kirsch R. (2010). Salicyl Alcohol Oxidase in Chrysomela lapponica : a key enzyme of chemical defense and its functional and evolutionary dynamics. Talk presented at 9. European Congress of Entomology, Budapest, HU

Poster Presentations

Shin N.R., Shin S., Kirsch R., Svacha P., Denux O., Augustin S., Lombard V., Henrissat B., McKenna D., Pauchet Y. (2019). Transcriptome analyses provide an updated phylogeny of the family Cerambycidae and insights into the distribution of plant cell wall degrading enzymes in these beetles. Poster presented at Institute Symposium, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Häger W., Vurmaz E., Schaefer C., Heckel D.G., Pauchet Y., Kirsch R. (2019). Arabidopsis thaliana mutants: A versatile tool to investigate the influence of polygalacturonase-inhibiting proteins on the beetle Phaedon cochleariae. Poster presented at 18th IMPRS Symposium, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, IMPRS, Dornburg, DE
Häger W., Vurmaz E., Schaefer C., Heckel D.G., Pauchet Y., Kirsch R. (2018). Interaction of beetle polygalacturonases with plant inhibitory proteins. Poster presented at Institute Symposium, MPI für Chemische Ökologie, Jena, DE
Kirsch R., Häger W., Pauchet Y., Heckel D.G. (2016). Origin, function and relevance of pectolytic enzymes in herbivorous beetles. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2016, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Vogel H., Kirsch R., Heidel-Fischer H., Reichelt M., Kroymann J., Heckel D.G. (2016). To divide and conquer: Insect counteradaptation to host plant defense. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2016, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kirsch R., Gramzow L., Wurlitzer B., Theißen G., Heckel D.G., Pauchet Y. (2014). Horizontal gene transfer and functional diversification of plant cell wall degrading polygalacturonases: Key events in the evolution of herbivory in beetles. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kirsch R., Gramzow L., Theißen G., Siegfried B.D., ffrench-Constant R., Heckel D.G. (2014). Horizontal gene transfer and functional diversification of plant cell wall degrading polygalacturonases: Key events in the evolution of herbivory in Beetles. Poster presented at Seventh International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Pauchet Y., Kirsch R., Busch A., Vogel H., Heckel D.G. (2014). Evolutionary history of plant cell wall degrading enzymes in phytophagous beetles. Poster presented at Seventh International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Rahfeld P., Kirsch R., Boland W., Burse A. (2014). Chemical defence in leaf beetle larvae (subtribe Chrysomelina). Poster presented at Seventh International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Pauchet Y., Busch A., Wurlitzer B., Kirsch R., Heckel D.G. (2014). Digestive adaptations to feed on plants: Origin and function of cell wall degrading enzymes in herbivorous beetles. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2014, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Busch A., Heckel D.G., Kirsch R., Pauchet Y. (2014). Cellulose-Digestion in Leaf Beetles. Poster presented at 13th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
Kirsch R., Wielsch N., Vogel H., Svatoš A., Heckel D.G., Pauchet Y. (2013). Combining proteomics and transcriptome sequencing to identify active plant-cell-wall-degrading enzymes in a leaf beetle. Poster presented at 7th Central and Eastern European Proteomic Conference (CEEPC), Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kirsch R. (2011). Salicyl alcohol oxidase in Chrysomela lapponica (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae): a key enzyme in larval chemical defense and its functional and evolutionary dynamics. Poster presented at 23. Irseer Naturstofftage, DECHEMA, Irsee, DE
Kirsch R. (2010). Chemical defense in Chrysomela lapponica: host plant specific dynamics. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2010, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kirsch R., Vogel H., Burse A., Boland W. (2009). Salicyl Alcohol Oxidase - an Access to Evolutionary Adaptation of Chrysomela ssp. To their Host Plant. Poster presented at 25th ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Neuchâtel, CH
Burse A., Discher S., Strauß A., Kirsch R., Boland W. (2008). Transport processes of plant derived secondary metabolites in leaf beetle larvae. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2008, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Tolzin-Banasch K., Kirsch R., Svoboda J., Boland W. (2008). Acylation of plant-derived alcohols in the defensive system of Chrysomela lapponica. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2008, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kirsch R., Burse A., Tolzin-Banasch K., Boland W. (2007). Identification of enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of defensive compounds of larval Chrysomelina species. Poster presented at IMPRS Evaluation Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Burse A., Boland W., Discher S., Kirsch R., Strauß A. (2007). Sequestration of plant-derived metabolites by leaf beetle larvae. Poster presented at 13th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, Uppsala, SE
Kirsch R., Tolzin-Banasch K., Burse A., Boland W. (2007). Identification of enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of defensive compounds of larval Phaedon cochleariae (Coleoptera; Chrysomelidae). Poster presented at 13th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, Uppsala, SE
Kirsch R. (2006). In search of glycoside transporters in the sequestering leaf beetle larva of Chrysomela populi - a genetic approach. Poster presented at 5th Biannual IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Discher S., Burse A., Tolzin-Banasch K., Frick S., Kirsch R., Boland W. (2006). Chemical defense in leaf beetle larvae. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE