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 Dr. Sybille Unsicker

   Department of Biochemistry
   Chemical Ecology in Poplar
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1328Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1302Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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Oral Presentations

Unsicker S. (2017). Spiral Gall Aphid Effects on Black Poplar: Phytochemistry and Consequences for Other Tree Antagonists. Talk presented at Gordon Research Conference - Plant-Herbivore Interaction, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2016). Poplar volatiles in biotic interactions. Talk presented at Workshop "Olfaction: Sampling methods, GCMS profiling and statistical analyses", MPI für evolutionäre Anthropologie, Leipzig, DE (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2015). The chemical ecology of black poplar (Populus nigra). Talk presented at Women in Science WISe, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Leipzig, DE (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2015). Black poplar volatiles in biotic interactions. Talk presented at 31st ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Stockholm, SE (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2015). The chemical ecology of black poplar. Talk presented at Seminar talk, National Centre für Ecological Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, IN (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2014). Insect attraction to herbivore-induced beech volatiles under different forest management regimes. Talk presented at GFÖ 44th Annual Conference, Hildesheim, DE (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2013). Herbivore-induced volatile emission in black poplar (Populus nigra). Talk presented at Weihenstephaner Kolloquium zur Angewandten Ökologie, Technische Universität München, Freising-Weihenstephan, DE (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2013). Chemische Ökologie der Wechselwirkungen zwischen Schwarzpappeln und herbivoren Insekten. Talk presented at Vortrag, Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, DE (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2013). Herbivore-induced volatiles in black poplar and their role in indirect tree defense. Talk presented at GFÖ 43rd Annual Conference, Potsdam, DE
Unsicker S. (2013). Ecological role of poplar volatiles. Talk presented at Institutsseminar, FSU Jena, Institut für Ökologie, Jena, DE (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2012). Plant volatiles in biotic interactions. Talk presented at Frontiers of Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unsicker S. (2012). New volatiles from old trees: Chemical communication of old-growth black poplar trees with herbivores and herbivore enemies. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unsicker S. (2012). New volatiles from old trees: Chemical communication of old-growth black poplar trees with herbivores and herbivore enemies. Talk presented at International Symposium "Ethomics: Asking the Organism in the Genomics Era", Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unsicker S. (2012). The ecology of plant volatiles. Talk presented at Vortrag, Universität Salzburg, Salzburg, AT (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2011). Black poplar defense responses to herbivore attack. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unsicker S. (2011). Response of black poplar to spiral gall aphid infestation. Talk presented at 14th Symposium on Insect-Plant Interactions, Wageningen, NL
Unsicker S. (2011). Der Duft der Pflanzen. Talk presented at Seminar, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, DE (invited speaker)
Unsicker S. (2008). From plantain to poplar: volatile signaling and direct and indirect chemical defenses in some woody and herbaceous plant systems. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unsicker S. (2008). The effects of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus on plant chemical defenses of Plantago lanceolata L. Talk presented at 93rd ESA Annual Meeting, ESA, Milwaukee, US
Unsicker S. (2007). Effects of plant species diversity on the fitness of the generalist grasshopper Chorthippus parallelus (Orthoptera, Acrididae) in montane Central European grasslands. Talk presented at Entomologentagung 2007, Universität Innsbruck, Institut für Ökologie, Innsbruck, AT
Unsicker S. (2006). Effects of plant species diversity on the fitness of the generalist grasshopper Chorthippus parallelus (Orthoptera, Acrididae) in montane Central European grasslands. Talk presented at 4th Biannual IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unsicker S. (2005). Testing the efficiency of three 15N-labelled nitrogen species for indirect labelling of grasshoppers via plants in the field. Talk presented at 2nd Biannual IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE

Poster Presentations

Eberl F., Lackner S., Fabisch T., Unsicker S., Gershenzon J. (2016). Pop(u)lar Science. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2016, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Ullah C., Unsicker S., Gershenzon J., Hammerbacher A. (2016). Catechin and proanthocyanidins are a general chemical defense in poplar against fungal pathogens of different life styles. Poster presented at Plant Biology Conference 2016, American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), Austin, TX, US
Fabisch T., Unsicker S., Gershenzon J. (2016). Herbivore species-specific defense in Black Poplar (Populus nigra). Poster presented at 15th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
Lackner S., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2016). Can herbivore-induced plant volatiles prime defenses in black poplar? Poster presented at 15th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
Eberl F., Hammerbacher A., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2016). How do multiple attacks influence the volatile emission of Populus nigra and the behavior of the attacking herbivore? Poster presented at Plant Volatiles: Diversity of Targets, Effects and Applications of Plant Volatiles, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US
Kigathi R., Weisser W., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2016). Plant species richness alters volatile emission. Poster presented at Plant Volatiles: Diversity of Targets, Effects and Applications of Plant Volatiles, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US
Lackner S., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2016). Can herbivore-induced plant volatiles prime defenses in black poplar? Poster presented at Plant Volatiles: Diversity of Targets, Effects and Applications of Plant Volatiles, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US
Unsicker S., Gershenzon J. (2016). Do spiral gall aphids manipulate black poplar's perfume? Poster presented at Plant Volatiles: Diversity of Targets, Effects and Applications of Plant Volatiles, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US
Eberl F., Lackner S., Fabisch T., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2015). Pop(u)lar Science. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Boeckler A., Paetz C., Feibicke P., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2015). Processing of salicin-derived poplar phenolics in the gypsy moth. Poster presented at 31st ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Stockholm, SE
Ullah C., Unsicker S., Gershenzon J., Hammerbacher A. (2015). Flavan-3-ols are a general chemical defense in poplar against fungal pathogen attack. Poster presented at 31st ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Stockholm, SE
Eberl F., Boeckler A., Hammerbacher A., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2015). Poplars, pathogens and herbivores: multi-trophic interactions in a woody plant community. Poster presented at International Symposium on Communication in Plants and their Responses to the Environment, Halle (Saale), DE
Ullah C., Unsicker S., Gershenzon J., Hammerbacher A. (2015). Salicylic acid and jasmonate signaling during compatible interactions between rust fungus and black poplar. Poster presented at International Symposium on Communication in Plants and their Responses to the Environment, Halle (Saale), DE
Eberl F., Hammerbacher A., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2015). Poplar responses to simultaneous herbivore and pathogen attack. Poster presented at 14th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
Lackner S., Wright L., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2014). Volatile mediated communication in black poplar trees. Poster presented at GFÖ 44th Annual Conference, Hildesheim, DE
Ullah C., Eberl F., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S., Hammerbacher A. (2014). The effect of rust infection on black poplar leaf chemistry and tree responses to insect herbivory. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Clavijo McCormick A.L., Boeckler A., Irmisch S., Gershenzon J., Köllner T., Unsicker S. (2014). Volatile emission in poplar: temporal dynamics and the role of minor compounds in attracting herbivore enemies. Poster presented at SIP 15 - 15th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, University Neuchatel, Neuchatel, CH
Eberl F., Hammerbacher A., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2014). Volatile emission in black poplar (Populus nigra) after combined pathogen and herbivore attack. Poster presented at SIP 15 - 15th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, University Neuchatel, Neuchatel, CH
Irmisch S., Clavijo McCormick A.L., Günther J., Schmidt A., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S., Köllner T. (2014). The production of volatile aldoximes and nitriles:putative key players in the direct and indirect defense of poplar. Poster presented at SIP 15 - 15th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, University Neuchatel, Neuchatel, CH
Gershenzon J., Unsicker S., Clavijo McCormick A.L., Boeckler A. (2014). Top-down and bottom-up effects in black poplar-insect interactions. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2014, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Hammerbacher A., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S., Eberl F., Ullah C. (2014). The effect of rust infestation on black poplar leaf chemistry and tree responses to insect herbivory . Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2014, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Ullah C., Unsicker S., Gershenzon J., Hammerbacher A. (2014). Defencee related phenolics and phytohoromones are differentially induced in Populus nigra upon rust fungus infection. Poster presented at MiCom 2014 - 4th International Student Conference on Microbial Communication, Jena School for Microbial Communication, Jena, DE
Constabel P., Wong A., Boeckler A., Towns M., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2013). Using transgenic poplars to test the ecology and function of condensed tannins and phenolics. Poster presented at Gordon Research Conference - Plant-Herbivore Interactions: The Changing Face of Plant-Herbivore Studies, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US
Unsicker S. (2012). Direct and indirect defense in Poplar. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2012, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Boeckler A., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2012). Seasonal variation of phenolic compounds in black poplar (Populus nigra). Poster presented at 28th ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Vilnius, LT
Unsicker S., Clavijo McCormick A.L., Irmisch S., Boeckler A., Veit D., Gershenzon J., Köllner T. (2012). Locally distinct volatile emission from herbivore-damaged poplar and ist implication for indirect tree defense. Poster presented at 28th ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Vilnius, LT
Clavijo McCormick A.L., Reinecke A., Hansson B.S., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2012). Volatile mediated parasitoid recruitment in Black poplar. Poster presented at Workshop "Multitrophic Interactions", Gesellschaft für Ökologie, University Göttingen, Göttingen, DE
Köllner T., Irmisch S., Danner H., Boeckler A., Yuan J.S., Chen F., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2012). Seven terpene synthases produce the major compounds of the gypsy moth feeding-induced volatile blend of Populus trichocarpa. Poster presented at Gordon Research Conference - Plant Volatiles: Ecology, Biosynthesis, Regulation and Animal Perception of Floral and Vegetative Volatiles, Plus their Roles in Human Flavor and Agriculture, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US
Clavijo McCormick A.L., Reinecke A., Hansson B.S., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2011). What do parasitoids understand when poplars talk? Poster presented at 12th European Symposium for Insect Taste and Olfaction (ESITO), St. Petersburg, RU
Clavijo McCormick A.L., Reinecke A., Hansson B.S., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2011). What do parasitoids understand when poplars talk? Poster presented at 14th Symposium on Insect-Plant Interactions, Wageningen, NL
Irmisch S., Danner H., Boeckler A., Yuan J.S., Chen F., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S., Köllner T. (2011). Seven terpene synthases produce the major compounds of the gypsy moth feeding-induced volatile blend of Populus trichocarpa. Poster presented at TERPNET 2011 - 10th International Meeting: Biosynthesis and Function of Isoprenoids in Plants, Microorganisms and Parasites, Linnæus University, Kalmar, SE
Unsicker S. (2010). Chemical ecology of Populus nigra in natural populations. I. Direct and indirect defenses against herbivory. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2010, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unsicker S. (2010). Chemical ecology of Populus nigra in natural populations. II. Molecular basis of defense against chewing and sucking herbivores. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2010, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unsicker S. (2010). The chemical defense of black poplar (Populus nigra) against insect herbivory. Poster presented at Workshop "Multitrophic Interactions", Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, DE
Danner H., Köllner T., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2010). Fighting herbivores: Indirect defense of black poplar (Populus nigra L.). Poster presented at Workshop Multitrophic Interactions, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, DE
Unsicker S., Boeckler A., Danner H., Köllner T., Kunert G., Gershenzon J. (2010). The chemical defense of black poplar (Populus nigra) against insect herbivory. Poster presented at Workshop Multitrophic Interactions, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, DE
Unsicker S., Boeckler A., Danner H., Köllner T., Kunert G., Gershenzon J. (2010). The chemical defense of black poplar (Populus nigra L.) against insect herbivory. Poster presented at Gordon Research Conference - Plant-Herbivore Interaction, Gordon Research Conferences, Galveston, TX, US
Boeckler A., Köllner T., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2009). Temporal Dynamics of Secondary Metabolites in Populus nigra L. after Herbivore Attack. Poster presented at 25th ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Neuchâtel, CH
Danner H., Köllner T., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2009). Fighting herbivores: Defense mechanisms of black poplar (Populus nigra L.). Poster presented at 25th ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Neuchâtel, CH
Kigathi R., Unsicker S., Reichelt M., Gershenzon J., Weisser W. (2009). Volatile emitted by Trifolium pratenese L. under Different Experimental Conditions. Poster presented at 25th ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Neuchâtel, CH
Kigathi R., Kunert G., Unsicker S., Gershenzon J., Weisser W. (2009). An aphid's dilemma. Poster presented at DGaaE-Tagung, Deutsche Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie, Göttingen, DE
Danner H., Köllner T., Gershenzon J., Unsicker S. (2009). Defense mechanisms of Populus nigra. Poster presented at 8th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
Fontana A., Unsicker S., Reichelt M., Hempel S., Gershenzon J. (2008). The influence of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus on the emission of volatile organic componds from Plantago lanceolata L. Poster presented at Workshop "Multitrophic Interactions", Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, DE
Unsicker S., Köllner T., Gershenzon J. (2008). Volatile organic compounds in herbivore-tree interactions. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2008, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
D'Auria J., Unsicker S., Pichersky E., Schaub A., Hansel A., Gershenzon J. (2007). The biosynthesis and biological roles of (Z)-3-hexen-1-yl acetate in Arabidopsis thaliana. Poster presented at Gordon Research Conference - Floral & Vegetative Volatiles, Les Diablerets, CH
Unsicker S., Köhler G., Linz J., Weisser W. (2007). Colour morph affects performance in the common grasshopper Chorthippus parallelus (Orthoptera, Acrididae). Poster presented at Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Ökologie, Gesellschaft für Ökologie, Marburg, DE
Unsicker S., D'Auria J., Gershenzon J. (2007). The role of green leaf volatiles in multitrophic interactions. Poster presented at Gordon Research Conference - Plant Herbivore Interactions, Ventura, US
Unsicker S. (2006). The role of green leaf volatiles in multitrophic interactions. Poster presented at 5th Biannual IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
D'Auria J., Unsicker S. (2006). The role of green leaf volatiles in multitrophic interactions. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2006, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Unsicker S. (2005). Invertebrates along a gradient of plant species richness in extensively managed Central European grasslands. Poster presented at 3rd Biannual IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE