German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Monthly Journal Club

Unless otherwise specified:
Date and time: last Wednesday of the month at 3:30 PM
Location: virtually during the current Corona virus emergency state
Guests are welcome! contact for the Zoom link.

  • 27.01.2021
    Rebekka & Alex K. - Shukla, SP, Beran, F. Gut microbiota degrades toxic isothiocyanates in a flea beetle pest. Mol Ecol. 2020; 29: 4692– 4705.

  • 24.02.2021
    Adam - Eilers EJ, Kleine S, Eckert S, Waldherr S and Müller C (2021) Flower Production, Headspace Volatiles, Pollen Nutrients, and Florivory in Tanacetum vulgare Chemotypes. Front. Plant Sci. 11:611877.

  • 31.03.2021
    Cong - Tao Li, Päivi Tiiva, Åsmund Rinnan, Riitta Julkunen-Tiitto, Anders Michelsen, Riikka Rinnan, Long-term effects of elevated CO2, nighttime warming and drought on plant secondary metabolites in a temperate heath ecosystem, Annals of Botany, Volume 125, Issue 7, 4 June 2020, Pages 1065–1075,

  • 28.04.2021 Postponed to 05.05.2021
    Axel - Anurag A. Agrawal, Katalin Böröczky, Meena Haribal, Amy P. Hastings, Ronald A. White, Ren-Wang Jiang, Christophe Duplais, Cardenolides, toxicity, and the costs of sequestration in the coevolutionary interaction between monarchs and milkweeds, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Apr 2021, 118 (16) e2024463118;

  • 26.05.2021
    Nicole - Whitehead, S.R., Bass, E., Corrigan, A., Kessler, A. and Poveda, K. (2021), Interaction diversity explains the maintenance of phytochemical diversity. Ecology Letters.

  • 30.06.2021
    Jessil - Y. Chen, A. Singh, G.G. Kaithakottil, T.C. Mathers, M. Gravino, S.T. Mugford, C. van Oosterhout, D. Swarbreck, S.A. Hogenhout (2020), An aphid RNA transcript migrates systemically within plants and is a virulence factor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jun 2020, 117 (23) 12763-12771;

  • 07.2020  No Journal Club


  • 25.08.2021
    Jennifer & Precious - F. Leoni, H. Hazrati, I.S. Fomsgaard, A. Moonen and P. Kudsk (2021), Determination of the Effect of Co-cultivation on the Production and Root Exudation of Flavonoids in Four Legume Species Using LC−MS/MS Analysis, J. Agric. Food Chem. 2021, 69, 32, 9208–9219,

  • 29.09.2021
    Dimitra - Rasool, S., Cárdenas, P.D., Pattison, D.I. et al. Isolate-Specific Effect of Entomopathogenic Endophytic Fungi on Population Growth of Two-Spotted Spider Mite (Tetranychus urticae Koch) and Levels of Steroidal Glycoalkaloids in Tomato. J Chem Ecol47, 476–488 (2021).

  • 27.10.2021
    Stefanie - To be announced

  • 24.11.2021
    Kevin - To be announced

  • 15.12.2021
    Alexander - To be announced
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