Angela Köhler

Dr. Angela Köhler

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena · Management Balance of the Microverse

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Curriculum vitae

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

seit 2016 Wissenschaftliche Koordinatorin, Leibniz Institut für Naturstoffforschung und Infektionsbiologie - Hans Knöll Institut, Jena
2012 - 2016 Postdoc, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland: Maize chemical defences, insect herbivores and biocontrol agents
2009 - 2012 Postdoc, University of Pretoria, South Africa: Effects of nectar toxins on honey bees
2007 - 2009 Promotion, University of Pretoria: Energetic challenges of bird pollinators
2002 - 2006 Studium Biologie/Zoologie, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle und University of Pretoria

Wondraczek L, Pohnert G, Schacher FH, Köhler A, Gottschaldt M, Schubert US, Küsel K, Brakhage AA (2019) Artificial microbial arenas: Materials for observing and manipulating microbial consortia. Adv Mater 31(24), e1900284. Details PubMed Open Access PDF

Maag D, Köhler A, Robert CA, Frey M, Wolfender JL, Turlings TC, Glauser G, Erb M (2016) Highly localized and persistent induction of Bx1-dependent herbivore resistance factors in maize. Plant J 88(6), 976-991. Details PubMed

Köhler A, Maag D, Veyrat N, Glauser G, Wolfender JL, Turlings TC, Erb M (2015) Within-plant distribution of 1,4-benzoxazin-3-ones contributes to herbivore niche differentiation in maize. Plant Cell Environ 38(6), 1081-1093. Details PubMed

Archer CR, Köhler A, Pirk CW, Oosthuizen V, Apostolides Z, Nicolson SW (2014) Antioxidant supplementation can reduce the survival costs of excess amino acid intake in honeybees. J Insect Physiol 71, 78-86. Details PubMed

Maag D, Dalvit C, Thevenet D, Köhler A, Wouters FC, Vassão DG, Gershenzon J, Wolfender JL, Turlings TC, Erb M, Glauser G (2014) 3-β-D-Glucopyranosyl-6-methoxy-2-benzoxazolinone (MBOA-N-Glc) is an insect detoxification product of maize 1,4-benzoxazin-3-ones. Phytochemistry 102, 97-9105. Details PubMed

Nicolson SW, de Veer L, Köhler A, Pirk CW (2013) Honeybees prefer warmer nectar and less viscous nectar, regardless of sugar concentration. Proc Biol Sci 280(1767), 20131597. Details PubMed

Köhler A, Pirk CW, Nicolson SW (2012) Simultaneous stressors: interactive effects of an immune challenge and dietary toxin can be detrimental to honeybees. J Insect Physiol 58(7), 918-923. Details PubMed

Köhler A, Pirk CW, Nicolson SW (2012) Honeybees and nectar nicotine: deterrence and reduced survival versus potential health benefits. J Insect Physiol 58(2), 286-292. Details PubMed

Köhler A, Raubenheimer D, Nicolson SW (2012) Regulation of nutrient intake in nectar-feeding birds: insights from the geometric framework. J Comp Physiol B 182(5), 603-611. Details PubMed

Köhler A, Leseigneur CD, Verburgt L, Nicolson SW (2010) Dilute bird nectars: viscosity constrains food intake by licking in a sunbird. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 299(4), R1068-R1074. Details PubMed

Köhler A, Verburgt L, Fleming PA, Nicolson SW (2008) Changes in nectar concentration: how quickly do whitebellied sunbirds (Cinnyris talatala) adjust feeding patterns and food intake? J Comp Physiol B 178(6), 785-793. Details PubMed

Köhler A, Verburgt L, Nicolson SW (2006) Short-term energy regulation of whitebellied sunbirds (Nectarinia talatala): effects of food concentration on feeding frequency and duration. J Exp Biol 209(Pt 15), 2880-2887. Details PubMed

Köhler A, Verburgt L, Nicolson SW (0) Nectar intake of white-bellied sunbirds (Cinnyris talatala): can meal size be inferred from feeding duration? Physiol Biochem Zool 81(5), 682-687. Details PubMed