CREMER GROUP @ IST Austria

Publications

Book Chapter
Schmid-Hempel P, Cremer S

(In Press) Parasites and Pathogens

in C.K. Starr (ed), Encyclopedia of Social Insects, Cham, Switzerland
Research Article
Milutinović B, Stock M, Grasse AV, Naderlinger E, Hilbe C, Cremer S

(2020) Social immunity modulates competition between coinfecting pathogens

Ecology Letters
Review Article
Cremer S

(2019) Social immunity in insects

Current Biology
Review Article
Cremer S

(2019) Pathogens and disease defense of invasive ants

Current Opinion in Insect Science
Book Chapter
Cremer S, Kutzer MAM

(2019) Social Immunity

in J.C. Choe (ed), Encyclopedia of Animal Behaviour 2nd editionAcademic Press Elsevier
Research Article
Liutkevičiūtė Z, Gil-Mansilla E, Eder T, Casillas-Pérez B, Di Giglio MG, Muratspahić E, Grebien F, Rattei T, Muttenthaler M, Cremer S, Gruber CW

(2018) Oxytocin-like signaling in ants influences metabolic gene expression and locomotor activity

The FASEB journal
Research Article
Stroeymeyt N, Grasse AV, Crespi A, Mersch DP, Cremer S, Keller L

(2018) Social network plasticity decreases disease transmission in a eusocial insect

Science
Research Article
Viljakainen L, Jurvansuu J, Holmberg I, Pamminger T, Erler S, Cremer S

(2018) Social environment affects the transcriptomic response to bacteria in ant queens.

Ecology and Evolution
Research Article
Pull CD, Metzler S, Naderlinger E, Cremer S

(2018) Protection against the lethal side effects of social immunity in ants

Current Biology
Research Article
Konrad M, Pull CD, Metzler S, Seif K, Naderlinger E, Grasse AV, Cremer S

(2018) Ants avoid superinfections by performing risk-adjusted sanitary care

PNAS
Research Article
Pull CD, Ugelvig LV, Wiesenhofer F, Grasse AV, Tragust S, Schmitt T, Brown MJF, Cremer S

(2018) Destructive disinfection of infected brood prevents systemic disease spread in ant colonies

elife
Review Article
Cremer S, Pull CD, Fürst MA

(2018) Social immunity: emergence and evolution of colony-level disease protection

Annual Reviews of Entomology
Research Article
Pull CD, Cremer S

(2017) Co-founding ant queens prevent disease by performing prophylactic undertaking behaviour

BMC Evolutionary Biology
Research Article
Giehr J, Grasse AV, Cremer S, Heinze J, Schrempf A

(2017) Ant queens increase their reproductive efforts after pathogen infection

Royal Society Open Science
Research Article
Kappler PM, Cremer S, Nunn CL

(2015) Sociality and health: impacts of sociality on disease susceptibility and transmission in animal and human societies

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Research Article
Theis FJ, Ugelvig LV, Marr C, Cremer S

(2015) Opposing effects of allogrooming on disease transmission in ant societies

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Research Article
Novak S, Cremer S

(2015) Fungal disease dynamics in insect societies: optimal killing rates and the ambivalent effect of high social interaction rates

Journal of Theoretical Biology
Research Article
Konrad M, Grasse AV, Tragust S, Cremer S

(2015) Anti-pathogen protection versus survival costs mediated by an ectosymbiont in an ant host

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Review Article
Stroeymeyt N, Casillas-Pérez B, Cremer S

(2014) Organisational immunity in social insects

Current Opinion in Insect Science
Review Article
Masri L, Cremer S

(2014) Individual and social immunisation in insects

Trends in Immunology
Research Article
Westhus C, Ugelvig LV, Tourdot E, Heinze J, Doums C, Cremer S

(2014) Increased grooming after repeated brood care provides sanitary benefits in a clonal ant

Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Research Article
Tobler M, Plath M, Riesch R, Schlupp I, Grasse A, Munimanda GK, Setzer C, Penn DJ, Moodley Y

(2014) Selection from parasites favours immunogenetic diversity but not divergence among locally adapted host populations

Journal of Evolutionary Biology
Research Article
Tragust S, Ugelvig LV, Chapulsat M, Heinze J, Cremer S

(2013) Pupal cocoons affect sanitary brood care and limit fungal infections in ant colonies

BMC Evolutionary Biology
Research Article
Tragust S, Mitteregger B, Barone V, Konrad M, Ugelvig LV, Cremer S

(2013) Ants disinfect fungus-exposed brood by oral uptake and spread of their poison

Current Biology
Review Article
Ugelvig LV, Cremer S

(2012) Effects of social immunity and unicoloniality on host-parasite interactions in invasive insect societies

Functional Ecology
Research Article
Konrad M, Vyleta ML, Theis FJ, Tragust S, Stock M, Klatt M, Descher V, Marr C, Ugelvig LV, Cremer S

(2012) Social transfer of pathogenic fungus promotes active immunisation in ant colonies

PLoS Biology
Research Article
Ugelvig LV, Kronauer DJC, Schrempf A, Heinze J, Cremer S

(2010) Rapid anti-pathogen response in ant societies relies on high genetic diversity

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Review Article
Cremer S, Sixt M

(2009) Analogies in the evolution of individual and social immunity

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Research Article
Ugelvig LV, Cremer S

(2007) Social prophylaxis: group interaction promotes collective immunity in ant colonies

Current Biology
Review Article
Hughes DP, Cremer S

(2007) Plasticity in anti-parasite behaviours and its suggested role in invasion biology

Animal Behaviour
Review Article
Cremer S, Armitage SAO, Schmid-Hempel P

(2007) Social immunity

Current Biology