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Oral Presentations

Kandasamy D. (2019). Choosing from the smell of decay: Volatiles emitted from the fungal detoxification of the host tree terpenes influence the bark beetle behavior. Talk presented at TERPNET 2019 - The 14th International Meeting on Biosynthesis, Function and Synthetic Biology of Isoprenoids, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), DE
Kandasamy D. (2018). The attraction of the Eurasian spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus) to its fungal associates is mediated by their unique volatile bouquets. Talk presented at 34th ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Budapest, HU (invited speaker)
Kandasamy D. (2016). Behavioral response of bark beetles (Ips typographus) to commonly associated Ophiosomatoid fungi. Talk presented at Max Planck partner group inauguration and workshop on "Chemical Interactions among Plants, Insects and Fungi", University of Pretoria, Pretoria, ZA (invited speaker)
Kandasamy D. (2014). The role of Cerato-platanin-like proteins in the bark beetle-vectored blue stain fungus Ceratocystis polonica. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE

Poster Presentations

Puckett E., Reichelt M., Kandasamy D., Gershenzon J. (2020). Are fungal associates of Ips typographus nutritional symbionts? Poster presented at Institute Symposium, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Ullah C., Kandasamy D., Chen J., Gershenzon J., Hammerbacher A. (2016). Chemical interactions between fungi, plants and insects. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2016, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kandasamy D., Schiebe C., Gershenzon J., Andersson M.N., Hammerbacher A. (2016). Towards understanding the symbiosis between the european spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus) and its fungal symbiont (Endoconidiophora polonica). Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kandasamy D., Andersson M.N., Schiebe C., Zhao T., Gershenzon J., Hammerbacher A. (2015). The sweet smell of a partner: Electrophysiological response to Endoconidiophora polonica volatile compounds in Ips typographus. Poster presented at 31st ISCE Meeting, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Stockholm, SE
Kandasamy D., Andersson M.N., Schiebe C., Gershenzon J., Brock M., Hammerbacher A. (2015). Attractiveness and attachment of the Norway spruce pathogen Endoconidiophora polonica to ist vector Ips typographus. Poster presented at International Symposium on Communication in Plants and their Responses to the Environment, Halle (Saale), DE
Kandasamy D., Gershenzon J., Hammerbacher A. (2014). Towards understanding the mutualism between the European bark beetle (Ips typographus) and its fungal associate (Ceratocystis polonica). Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2014, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kandasamy D., Gershenzon J., Hammerbacher A., Brock M. (2014). Role of Cerato-platanin-like proteins in Ceratocystis polonica in mediating surface attachment with its vector bark beetle (Ips typographus). Poster presented at 13th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
Kandasamy D., Wadke N., Paetz C., Gershenzon J., Hammerbacher A. (2013). Elucidating common polyphenol detoxification pathways of plant pathogenic fungi by using the spruce pathogen Ceratocysti polonica as a model. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Kandasamy D. (2013). Do cerato-platanin-like proteins facilitate fungal attachment to insect vectors? A case study with Ceratocystis polonica and Ips typographus. Poster presented at 12th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE