Maitre Diane

First-steps project:

Do ant colonies prefer to forage at easy to learn foraging locations?

Supervisor(s): Christoph Grüter


Master thesis:

Impact of estrogen pollution on embryo viability and sex differentiation in grayling (Thymallus thymallus)

Supervisor(s): Wedekind Claus / Marques Da Cunha Lucas





Grüter, C., Maitre, D., Blakey, A., Cole, R. & Ratnieks, F.L.W. 2015. Collective decision-making in a heterogeneous environment: Lasius niger colonies preferentially forage at easy to learn locations. Animal Behavior, in press.


*Maitre, D., *Selmoni, O.M., *Uppal, A., Marques da Cunha, L., Wilkins, L.G.E., Roux, J., Mobley, K.B., Castro, I., #Knörr, S., #Robinson-Rechavi, M., #Wedekind, C. 2017. Sex differentiation in grayling (Salmonidae) goes through an all-male stage and is delayed in genetic males who instead grow faster.

Scientific Reports 7:15024.

(* shared first authors; # shared senior authors)

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