of Justyna Wolinska's research group "Disease Evolutionary Ecology"
This word cloud is representing our publications from 2016, 2017, and 2018 (based on titles and abstracts).

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Lab members indicated in bold. * Postdoc, ** PhD student, *** MSc student, **** BSc student


F Manzi**, R Agha*, Y Lu*, F Ben-Ami, J Wolinska. Temperature and host diet jointly influence the outcome of infection in a Daphnia-fungal parasite system. Freshwater Biology. In press.


P Turko, J Wolinska, C Tellenbach, MK Dziuba, ME Monchamp, P Spaak. Using DNA from formaldehyde-preserved Daphnia to reconstruct past populations. Hydrobiologia 841: 153-161.

T Frenken*, R Agha*, D Schmeller, P van West, J Wolinska. Biological concepts for the control of aquatic zoosporic diseases. Trends in Parasitology 35: 571-582. See Press Release

B Ortiz-Canavate***, J Wolinska, R Agha*. Fungicides at environmentally relevant concentrations can promote the proliferation of toxic bloom-forming cyanobacteria by inhibiting natural fungal parasite epidemics. Chemosphere 229: 18-21.

X Ma, W Hu, P Smilauer, M Yin, J Wolinska. Daphnia galeata and D. dentifera are geographically and ecologically separated whereas their hybrids occur in intermediate habitats: survey of 44 Chinese lakes. Molecular Ecology 28: 785-802.

M Gerphagnon*, R Agha*, D Martin‐Creuzburg, A Bec, F Perriere, C Rad‐Menéndez, CMM Gachon, J Wolinska. Comparison of sterol and fatty acid profiles of chytrids and their hosts reveals trophic upgrading of nutritionally inadequate phytoplankton by fungal parasites. Environmental Microbiology 21: 949-958.

X Ma, A Petrusek, J Wolinska, W Hu, M Yin. Lineage diversity and reproductive modes of the Daphnia pulex group in Chinese lakes and reservoirs. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 130: 424-433.


Y Lu*, P Johnston, SR Dennis, MT Monaghan, U John, P Spaak, J Wolinska. Daphnia galeata responds to the exposure to an ichthyosporean gut parasite by down-regulation of immunity and lipid metabolism. BMC Genomics. 19: 932

M Yin, X Wang, X Ma, S Giessler, A Petrusek, J Griebel**, W Hu, J Wolinska. Cytonuclear diversity and shared mitochondrial haplotypes among Daphnia galeata populations separated by seven thousand kilometres. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 18:130

J Griebel**, M Utz, J Hermisson, J Wolinska. The establishment of hybrids of the Daphnia longispina complex explained by a mathematical model incorporating different overwintering life history strategiesPloS ONE 13: e0200802

R Agha*, A Gross***, T Rohrlack, J Wolinska. Adaptation of a chytrid parasite to its cyanobacterial host is hampered by host intraspecific diversity. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 921. See Press Release.

R Agha*, A Gross***, M Gerphagnon*, T Rohrlack, J Wolinska. Fitness and eco-physiological response of a chytrid fungal parasite infecting planktonic cyanobacteria to thermal and host genotype variation. Parasitology 145: 1279-1286

P Turko, C Tellenbach, E Keller, N Tardent, B Keller, P Spaak, J Wolinska. Parasites driving host diversity: Incidence of disease correlated with Daphnia clonal turnover. Evolution 72: 619-629. See a Commentary and IGB-News.

AP Cuco, BB Castro, F Gonçalves, J Wolinska, N Abrantes. Temperature modulates the interaction between fungicide pollution and disease: evidence from a Daphnia-microparasitic yeast model. Parasitology 145(7): 939-947


AP Cuco, JI Santos, N Abrantes, F Gonçalves, J Wolinska, BB Castro. Concentration and timing of application reveal strong fungistatic effect of tebuconazole in a Daphnia-microparasitic yeast model. Aquatic Toxicology 193:144-151

HK Imhof, J Rusek**, M Thiel, J Wolinska, C Laforsch Do microplastic particles affect Daphnia magna at the morphological, life history and molecular level? PloS ONE 12: e0187590

T Frenken, E Alacid, SA Berger, EC Bourne, M Gerphagnon*, HP Grossart, AS Gsell, BW Ibelings, M Kagami, FC Küpper, PM Letcher, AL, T Miki, JC Nejstgaard, S Rasconi, A Reñé, T Rohrlack, K Rojas‐Jimenez, DS Schmeller, B Scholz, K Seto, T Sime‐Ngando, A Sukenik, DB Van de Waal, S Van den Wyngaert, E Van Donk, J Wolinska, C Wurzbacher, R Agha*. Integrating chytrid fungal parasites into plankton ecology. Research gaps and needs. Environmental Microbiology 19: 3802-3822

AP Cuco, N Abrantes, F Gonçalves, J Wolinska, BB Castro. Interplay between fungicides and parasites: Tebuconazole, but not copper, suppresses infection in a Daphnia-Metschnikowia experimental model. PloS ONE 12: e0172589

M Saebelfeld**, L Minguez, J Griebel**, MO Gessner, J Wolinska. Humic dissolved organic carbon drives oxidative stress and severe fitness impairments in Daphnia. Aquatic Toxicology 182: 31-38


C Tellenbach, N Tardent, F Pomati, B Keller, NG Hairston, J Wolinska, P Spaak. Cyanobacteria facilitate parasite epidemics in Daphnia. Ecology 97: 3422-3432

E González-Tortuero**, J Rusek**, I Maayan***, A Petrusek, L Piálek, S Laurent, J Wolinska. Genetic diversity of two Daphnia-infecting microsporidian parasites, based on sequence variation in the internal transcribed spacer region. Parasites & Vectors 9: 293

R Agha*, M Saebelfeld**, C Manthey****, T Rohrlack, J Wolinska. Chytrid parasitism facilitates trophic transfer between bloom-forming cyanobacteria and zooplankton (Daphnia). Scientific Reports 6: 35039

AP Cuco, N Abrantes, F Gonçalves, J Wolinska, BB Castro. Toxicity of two fungicides in Daphnia: is it always temperature-dependent? Ecotoxicology 25:1376-1389

E González-Tortuero**, J Rusek**, P Turko, A Petrusek, I Maayan***, L Piálek, C Tellenbach, S Gießler, P Spaak, J Wolinska. Daphnia parasite dynamics across multiple Caullerya epidemics indicate selection against common parasite genotypes. Zoology 119: 314-321

X Ma, J Wolinska, A Petrusek, S Gießler, W Hu, M Yin. The phenotypic plasticity in Chinese populations of Daphnia similoides sinensis: recurvate helmeted forms are associated with the presence of predators. Journal of Plankton Research 38: 855-864

J Griebel**, S Gießler, M Yin, J Wolinska. Parental and hybrid Daphnia from the D. longispina complex: long‐term dynamics in genetic structure and significance of overwintering modes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29: 810-823


E González‐Tortuero**, J Rusek**, A Petrusek, S Gießler, D Lyras, S Grath, F Castro‐Monzón, J Wolinska. The Quantification of Representative Sequences pipeline for amplicon sequencing: case study on within population ITS1 sequence variation in a microparasite infecting Daphnia. Molecular Ecology Resources 15: 1385-1395

J Griebel**, S Gießler*, M Poxleitner***, A Navas Faria***, M Yin, J Wolinska. Extreme environments facilitate hybrid superiority–the story of a successful Daphnia galeata × longispina hybrid clone. PLoS ONE 10: e0140275

J Rusek**, GB Ayan***, P Turko, C Tellenbach, S Giessler*, P Spaak, J Wolinska. New possibilities arise for studies of hybridization: SNP-based markers for the multi-species Daphnia longispina complex derived from transcriptome data. Journal of Plankton Research 37: 626-635

W Wei, S Gießler*, J Wolinska, X Ma, Z Yang, W Hu, M Yin. Genetic structure of Daphnia galeata populations in eastern China. PLoS one 10: e0120168



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