The impact of grooming on a fungal infection in an ant species
Supervisor(s): P. Christe, A. Reber & M. Chapuisat
Investigating selective death among female brood of Solenopsis invicta
Supervisor(s): Laurent Keller
Publications related to this master:
Reber, A., Purcell, J., Buechel, S. D., Buri, P. & Chapuisat, M. 2011 The expression and impact of antifungal grooming in ants. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:954-964.
Buechel, S. D., Wurm, Y. & Keller, L. 2014 Social chromosome variants differentially affect queen determination and the survival of workers in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Molecular Ecology, in press.