Poster Presentations of the Max Planck Research Group Insect Symbiosis

2014
1Dietel A.K.*, Kaltenpoth M., Kost C. Pleasant guests restrain – Can selective advantages explain the AT-bias of endosymbiotic genomes? MiCom 2014 - 4th International Student Conference on Microbial Communication, Jena School for Microbial Communication, Jena, DE, Apr 2014
2Biedermann P., Kaltenpoth M. Farmers under the bark: The fungal symbioses of wood-boring beetles. ÖEG - Kolloquium 2014, Österreichischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft, Naturkundemuseum des Universalmuseums Joanneum, Graz, AT, Mar 2014
3Berasategui A.*, Schmitt T., Niehuis O., Schmidt A., Gershenzon J., Kaltenpoth M. Evidence for horizontal transfer of Wolbachia in hymenopteran host-parasitoid interactions. Keystone Symposium: Mechanisms and Consequences of Invertebrate-Microbe Interactions, Tahoe City, US, Jan 2014
2013
1Flórez Patino L.V.*, Kaltenpoth M. Evolving as allies? Ecology and Evolution of the symbiosis between Burkholderia bacteria and tenebrionid beetles (Lagria spp.). 14th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Lisbon, PT, Aug 2013
2Nechitaylo T. Genome sequence of the defensive beewolf symbiont ´Ca. Streptomyces philanti´ reveals piericidin biosynthesis cluster. FEMS 2013 - 5th Congress of European Microbiologists, Federation of European Microbiological Societies, Leipzig, DE, Jul 2013
3Biedermann P.*, Taborsky M., Kaltenpoth M. Wood-boring weevils as models for studying the evolution of intra- and interspecific cooperation. New Model Systems for Linking Evolution and Ecology, European Molecular Biology Laboratory EMBL, Heidelberg, DE, May 2013
4Flórez Patino L.V. Burkholderia as insect endosymbionts: the fully equipped bacterial partners of Lagria hirta tenebrionid beetles. 18th DZG graduate meeting „Evolutionary Biology“, Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft, Göttingen, DE, Mar 2013
5Nuotclà J.A.*, Biedermann P., Taborsky M. The function of blocking behaviour in the cooperatively breeding ambrosia beetle Xyleborinus saxesenii. 18th DZG graduate meeting „Evolutionary Biology“, Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft, Göttingen, DE, Mar 2013
6Nuotclà J.A., Taborsky M., Biedermann P. The function of blocking behaviour in the cooperatively breeding ambrosia beetle Xyleborinus saxesenii. Entomologentagung 2013, Deutsche Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie, Göttingen, DE, Mar 2013
2012
1Biedermann P.*, Kaltenpoth M. Microbial symbionts and their functions in fungus culturing beetles. Frontiers of Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE, Dec 2012
2Berasategui A.*, Schmidt A., Kaltenpoth M., Gershenzon J. Terpenes for dinner? Hylobius abietis and its gut microbiota. Workshop on Microbial Evolution, University of Basel, Basel, CH, Sep 2012
3Biedermann P.*, Kaltenpoth M. Microbial symbionts and their functions in fungus culturing beetles. Workshop on Microbial Evolution, University of Basel, Basel, CH, Sep 2012
4Nechitaylo T.*, Engl T., Köhler S., Weiss R.B., Dunn D.M., Dale C., Kaltenpoth M. Whole genome sequence of the defensive beewolf symbiont 'Ca. Streptomyces philanthi' reveals piericidin biosynthesis cluster. 14th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME14) - The Power of the Small, Copenhagen, DK, Aug 2012
5Berasategui A.*, Schmidt A., Kaltenpoth M., Gershenzon J. Terpenes for dinner? Hylobius abietis and ist gut microbiota. 7th International Symbiosis Congress, International Symbiosis Society, Krakow, PL, Jul 2012
6Flórez Patino L.V.*, Kaltenpoth M. Burkholderia sp. as endosymbionts in the darkling beetle Lagria hirta: Deciphering a story of alliance. 7th International Symbiosis Society Congress, International Symbiosis Society, Kraków, PL, Jul 2012
2011
1Staudacher H.*, Kaltenpoth M., Breeuwer H., Heckel D.G., Groot A.T. The role of microbial communities in host plant specialization in the generalist moth Heliothis virescens. Sixth International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL, Oct 2011
2Friedrich M.*, Kaltenpoth M., Svatoš A., Schmitt T. A comparative study on male marking pheromones in the digger wasp genus Cerceris (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae). 104. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft, Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft (DZG) - German Zoological Society, Saarbrücken, DE, Sep 2011
3Dietel A.K.*, Kaltenpoth M., Kost C. Costs of nucleotide synthesis, size and copy number of plasmids as model endosymbionts. 13th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB 2011), European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Tübingen, DE, Aug 2011
4Engl T.*, Kroiß J., Svatoš A., Kaltenpoth M. Plasticity of combination prophylaxis provided by symbiotic streptomycetes in solitary wasps. 13th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB 2011), European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Tübingen, DE, Aug 2011
5Köhler S.*, Kroiß J., Kaltenpoth M. Beewolves’ bodyguards: Production dynamics and activity of symbiont-produced antibiotics on wasp cocoons. 13th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB 2011), European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Tübingen, DE, Aug 2011
6Nechitaylo T.*, Weiss R.B., Dunn D.M., Dale C., Kaltenpoth M. Genome sequence of the defensive beewolf symbiont 'Ca. Streptomyces philanthi'. 13th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB 2011), European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Tübingen, DE, Aug 2011
7Salem H.*, Kreutzer E., Kaltenpoth M. Specificity and dynamics of the Coriobacterium-Pyrrhocoridae symbiosis. 13th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB 2011), European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Tübingen, DE, Aug 2011
8Sudakaran S.*, Kost C., Kaltenpoth M. Composition and evolutionary history of the bacterial community in the mid-gut of firebugs (Hemiptera, Pyrrhocoridae). 13th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB 2011), European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Tübingen, DE, Aug 2011
9Kaltenpoth M. Beewolves’ bodyguards: Symbiotic bacteria produce antibiotics to protect wasp larvae against pathogens. 3rd British-German Frontiers of Science Symposium, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Young Academy, Royal Society, Kavli Royal Society International Centre, North Buckinghamshire, Newport Pagnell, GB, May 2011 (invited)
10Kaltenpoth M.*, Kroiß J., Svatoš A. Evolutionary stability of symbiont-mediated defense against pathogens in solitary wasps. 23. Irseer Naturstofftage, DECHEMA, Irsee, DE, Feb 2011 (invited)
2010
1Kaltenpoth M.*, Kroiß J., Svatoš A., Schneider B., Hertweck C. Symbiotic streptomycetes provide antimicrobial combination prophylaxis for wasp offspring. VAAM Workshop Symbiotic Interactions, Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie (VAAM), Würzburg, DE, Oct 2010
2009
1Kaltenpoth M.*, Göttler W., Köhler S., Strohm E. Transmission route and population dynamics of a defensive insect symbiont. Workshop Symbiotic Interactions, Helmholtz Zentrum München - Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt, München, DE, Nov 2009
2Kaltenpoth M.*, Corneli P.S., Strohm E., Seger J. Accelerated evolution in Hymenoptera: new evidence from the European beewolf (Philanthus triangulum) mitochondrial genome. Evolution 2009, University of Idaho, Department of Biological Sciences, Moscow, ID, US, Jun 2009