CREMER GROUP @ IST Austria

Publications

Research Paper
Cremer S

(2019) Pathogens and disease defense of invasive ants

Current Opinion in Insect Science
Research Paper
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 Paper
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 Paper
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 Paper
Pull CD, Metzler S, Naderlinger EN, Cremer S

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

Current Biology
Research Paper
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 Paper
Pull CD, Ugelvig LV, Wiesenhofer F, Tragust S, Schmitt T, Brown MJF, Cremer S

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

elife
Research Paper
Pull CD, Cremer S

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

BMC Evolutionary Biology
Review Article
Cremer S, Pull CD, Fürst MA

(2017) Social immunity: emergence and evolution of colony-level disease protection

Annual Reviews of Entomology
Research Paper
Giehr J, Grasse AV, Cremer S, Heinze J, Schrempf A

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

Royal Society Open Science
Review 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 Paper
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 Paper
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 Paper
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 Paper
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 Paper
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 Paper
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 Paper
Tragust S, Mitteregger B, Barone V, Konrad M, Ugelvig LV, Cremer S

(2012) 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 Paper
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