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Barton S, Virgo J, Krenn HW, 2023. The Mouthparts of Female Blood-Feeding Frog-Biting Midges (Corethrellidae, Diptera). Insects 2023, 14, 461.


Daxner-Höck G, Mörs T,Filinov I, Shchetnikov A, Erbajeva MA (2022). Geology and lithology of the Tagay-1 section at Olkhon Island (Lake Baikal, Eastern Siberia), and description of Aplodontidae, Mylagaulidae and Sciuridae (Rodentia, Mammalia). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 102:843–857

Daxner-Höck G, Mörs T, Filinov IA, Shchetnikov AA, Bayarmaa B, Namzalova O, Erbajeva MA (2022). Gliridae and Eomyidae (Rodentia) of the Miocene Tagay fauna (Olkhon Island, Lake Baikal, Eastern Siberia). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 102:859–871

Daxner-Höck G, Mörs T, López-Guerrero P,  Erbajeva MA (2022). Cricetodontinae (Rodentia, Mammalia) of the Miocene Tagay fauna (Olkhon Island, Lake Baikal, Eastern Siberia). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 102:885–895



Herpell J.P., Schindler F., Bejtovi´c M., Fragner L., Diallo B., Bellaire A., Kublik S., Foesel B.U., Gschwendtner S., Kerou M., Schloter M. and Weckwerth W. (2020). The Potato Yam Phyllosphere Ectosymbiont Paraburkholderia sp. Msb3 Is a Potent Growth Promotor in Tomato. Frontiers in Microbiology Volume 11, Article 581
doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.00581



Pukhlyakova E. A., Kirillova A. O., Kraus Y. A., Zimmermann B., Technau U. (2019). A cadherin switch marks germ layer formation in the diploblastic sea anemone Nematostella vectensis. Development 2019 146: dev174623
doi: 10.1242/dev.174623



Pukhlyakova E., Aman A. J., Elsayad K., Technau U. (2018). β-Catenin–dependent mechanotransduction dates back to the common ancestor of Cnidaria and Bilateria. PNAS 2018 115 (24) 6231-6236. 

Nürnberger S, Schneider C, van Osch GVM, Keibl C, Rieder B, Monforte X, Teuschl AH, Mühleder S, Holnthoner W, Schädl B, Gahleitner C, Redl H, Wolbank S. (2018) Repopulation of an auricular cartilage scaffold, AuriScaff, perforated with an enzyme combination. Acta Biomater. 2018 Dec 25. pii: S1742-7061(18)30760-8. doi: Repopulation of an auricular cartilage scaffold, AuriScaff, perforated with an enzyme combination

Ganske A-S, Edgecombe GE, Akkari N (2018). The peristomatic structures as a source of systematic characters in the genus Lithobius Leach, 1814 (Myriapoda, Chilopoda). In: Stoev P, Edgecombe GD (Eds) Proceedings of the 17thInternational Congress of Myriapodology, Krabi, Thailand. ZooKeys 741: 49-75.



Gaviria S, Defaye D, Corgosinho PHC, (2017) Two new parastenocaridid genera (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from South America, including a revision of Noodt’s columbiensis-group and the redescription of Parastenocaris tapajosensis Noodt, 1963, Crustaceana, Vol 90 Issue 5, 535 – 570

Kits KD, Sedlacek CJ, Lebedeva EV, Han P, Bulaev A, Pjevac P, Daebeler A, Romano S, Albertsen M, Stein LY, Daims H, Wagner M. (2017): Kinetic analysis of a complete nitrifier reveals an oligotrophic lifestyle. Nature. 2017 Sep 14;549(7671)

Sachet M, Liang YY, Oehler (2017). The immune response to secondary necrotic cells.Apoptosis. 2017;22 (10):1189-1204. 



Kraus Y., Aman A., Technau U. & Genikhovich G.: 2016, Pre-bilaterian origin of the blastoporal axial organizer. 7:11694 | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11694

Genikhovich G., Fried P:, Mandela Prünster M., Schinko J.B., Gilles A.F., Fredman D., Meier K., Iber D., Technau U., 2016: Axis Patterning by BMPs: Cnidarian Network Reveals Evolutionary Constraints, Cell Reports, Volume 10, Issue 10, 17 March 2015, Pages 1646–1654

Karolyi F., Hansal T., W. Krenn H.W. &  Colville J.F.: 2016, Comparative morphology of the mouthparts of the megadiverse South African monkey beetles (Scarabaeidae: Hopliini):  eeding adaptations and guild structure, PeerJ, DOI 10.7717/peerj.1597



Bauder J, Morawetz L, Warren A, Krenn HW (2015) Functional constraints on the evolution of long butterfly proboscides: Lessons from Neotropical skippers (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) Journal of  Evolutionary Biology 28: 678-687.

Bauder J, Warren A, Krenn HW (2015) The ecological role of extremely long-proboscid Neotropical butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in plant-pollinator networks. Arthropod Plant Interactions 9, 415-424

Barcaba T, Krenn HW (2015) The mouthparts of adult Indian meal moths, Plodia interpunctella (HÜBNER 1813) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Entomologia Austriaca 22: 91-105.

Pass G, Tögel M, Krenn H, Paululat A (2015) The circulatory organs of insect wings: Prime examles for the origin of evolutionary noveties. Zoologischer Anzeiger  256: 82-95

Karolyi F, Hansal T,  Krenn, HW, Colville JF 2016. Comparative morphology of the mouthparts of the megadiverse South African monkey beetles (Scarabaeidae: Hopliini): feeding adaptations and guild structure. PeerJ 4:e1597; DOI 10.7717/peerj.1597

Montanaro J, Inic-Kanada A, Ladurner A, Stein E, Belij S, Bintner N, Schlacher S, Schuerer N, Mayr UB, Lubitz W, Leisch N, Barisani-Asenbauer T. Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 bacterial ghosts retain crucial surface properties and express chlamydial antigen: an imaging study of a delivery system for the ocular surface. Drug Des Devel Ther. 2015 Jul 21;9:3741-54. doi: 10.2147/DDDT.S84370.

Klose, J., Polz, M.F, Wagner, M., Schimak, M.P., Gollner, S., Bright, M. (2015) Endosymbionts excape dead hydrothermal vent tubeworms to enrich the free-living population. PNAS 112/36, 11300-113005

Frank-Fellner, C (2015) Über weitere Molluskenfunde aus Tuffbildungen in Ober- und Niederösterreich. Mitt.Zool.Ges. Braunau 11/2, 271-283

Mair, A., Pedrotti, L., Wurzinger, B., Anrather, D., Simeunovic, A., Weiste, C., Valerio, C., Dietrich, K., Kirchler, T., Nägele, T., Carbajosa, J.V., Hanson, J.,Baena-Gonzales, E.,Chaban, C, Weckwerth, W., Dröge-Laser, W., Teige, M. (2015) SnRK1-triggered switch of bZIP63 dimerization mediates the low-energy response in plants. eLIFE 2015; 10.7554/eLife.05828



Aistleitner, K., Anrather, D:, Schott, T., Klose, J., Bright, M., Ammerer, G. and Horn, M.  (2014) Conserved features and major differences in the outer membrane protein composition of chlamydiae. Environmental Microbiology, doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12621.

Barcaba T, Krenn HW. (in press) The mouthparts of adult Indian meal moths, Plodia interpunctella (HÜBNER 1813) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Entomologia Austriaca

Bauder J. A.-S., Warren A. D. and H. W. Krenn 2014 Evolution of extreme proboscis lengths in Neotropical Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera) The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 47: 65-71. 

Bauder J, Morawetz L, Warren A, Krenn HW (in press) Functional constraints on the evolution of long butterfly proboscides: Lessons from Neotropical skippers (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) Journal of Evolutionary Biology

Bauder J, Warren A, Krenn HW (in press) The ecological role of extremely long-proboscid Neotropical butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in plant-pollinator networks. Arthropod Plant Interactions

Bright M., Espada-Hinojosa S., Lagkouvardos E. and Volland J.M. (2014). The giant ciliate Zoothamnium niveum and its thiotrophic epibiont Candidatus Thiobios zoothamnicoli: a model system to study interspecies cooperation. Frontiers in Microbiology, online, April 7, 2014; doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00145

Eichinger, I., Schmitz-Esser, S., Schmid, M., Fisher, C. R. and Bright, M. (2014) Symbiont-driven sulfur crystal formation in a thiotrophic symbiosis from deep-sea hydrocarbon seeps. Environmental Microbiology Reports, doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12149.

Fischer, B, Heffeter P, Kryeziu K, Gille L, Meier S.M., Berger W, Kowol C R. and B K. Keppler: Poly(lactic acid) nanoparticles of the lead anticancer ruthenium compound KP1019 and its surfactant-mediated activation: Dalton Trans., 2014, 43,1096

Jahnel S M, Walzl M and U Technau: Development and epithelial organisation of muscle cells in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis; Jahnel et al. Frontiers in Zoology 2014, 11:44,

Karolyi F, Colville JF., Handschuh S, Metscher BD, Krenn HW. (2014) One proboscis, two tasks: Adaptations to blood-feeding and nectar-extracting in long-proboscid horse flies (Tabanidae, Philoliche). Arthropod Structure & Development 43: 403-413

OTT JA., LEISCH N. and GRUBER-VODICKA HR.: Eubostrichus fertilis sp. n., a new marine nematode (Desmodoridae: Stilbonematinae) with an extraordinary reproductive potential from Belize, Central America Nematology 00 (2014) 1-11

Ott J., Gruber-Vodicka HR., Leisch N. & Zimmermann J.: Phylogenetic confirmation of the genus Robbea (Nematoda: Desmodoridae, Stilbonematinae) with the description of three new species; Systematics and Biodiversity, DOI: 10.1080/14772000.2014.941038 To link to this article:

Peduzzi, P., Gruber, M., Gruber, M. & M. Schagerl. 2014. The virus’s tooth - cyanophages affect the flamingo population of an African soda lake in a bottom up cascade. The ISME Journal 8: 1346-1351.

Pende N, Leisch N, Gruber-Vodicka H R, Heindl N R., Ott J, den Blaauwen T & S Bulgheresi : Size-independent symmetric division in extraordinarily long cells; NATURE COMMUNICATIONS | 5:4803 | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5803 | 1; & 2014 Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved

Schagerl, M. & J. Wukovits. 2014. Cultivation and inorganic carbon uptake of the rare desmid Oocardium stratum. Phycologia 53: 320-328

Schulz-Mirbach T, Ladich F., Plath M, Metscher B D and M Heß: Are accessory hearing structures linked to inner ear morphology? Insights from  3D orientation patterns of ciliary bundles in three cichlid species;  Schulz-Mirbach et al. Frontiers in Zoology 2014, 11:25;

Stieglmeier, M. Klingl, A., Alves, R. J. E., Rittmann, S. K.-M. R., Melcher, M., Leisch,N. and Christa Schleper: Nitrososphaera viennensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic and mesophilic, ammonia-oxidizing archaeon from soil and a member of the archaeal phylum Thaumarchaeota; International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (2014), 64, 2738–2752 DOI 10.1099/ijs.0.063172-0



Aistleitner K, Heinz C, Hörmann A, Heinz E, Montanaro J, Schulz F, Maier E, Pichler P, Benz R, Horn M.Identification and characterization of a novel porin family highlights a major difference in the outer membrane of chlamydial symbionts and pathogens. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e55010. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055010. Epub 2013 Jan 31 PMID:23383036 Free PMC Article

Eichinger, I., Hourdez, S., and Bright, M. (2013) Morphology, microanatomy and sequence data of Sclerolinum contortum (Siboglindae, Annelida) of the Gulf of Mexico. Organisms Diversity & Evolution: 1-19.

Fischer B, Heffeter P, Kryeziu K, Gille L, Meier SM, Berger W, Kowol CR, Keppler BK.  Poly(lactic acid) nanoparticles of the lead anticancer ruthenium compound KP1019 and its surfactant-mediated activation.  Dalton Trans. 2014 Jan 21; 43(3):1096-104. doi: 10.1039/c3dt52388h. Epub 2013 Oct 29.

Kerbl A, Handschuh S , Nödl M T, Metscher B, Walzl M & A Wanninger (2013): Micro-CT in cephalopod research: Investigating the internal anatomy of a sepiolid squid using a non-destructive technique with special focus on the ganglionic system. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 447:140-148.

Sixt BS, Siegl A, Müller C, Watzka M, Wultsch A, Tziotis D, Montanaro J, Richter A, Schmitt-Kopplin P, Horn M. Metabolic features of Protochlamydia amoebophila elementary bodies--a link between activity and infectivity in Chlamydiae. PLoS Pathog. 2013;9 (8):e1003553. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003553. Epub 2013 Aug 8. PMID:23950718 Free PMC Article



Lintner M, Weissenbacher A, Heiss E. (2012). The oropharyngeal morphology in the semiaquatic Giant Asian pond turtle, Heosemys grandis, and its evolutionary implications. Plos One.2012;7(9):e46344.

Sixt BS, Hiess B, König L, Horn M (2012) Lack of effective anti-apoptotic activities restricts growth of Parachlamydiaceae in insect cells. PloS One 7(1): e29565.

Gugerell A., Schossleitner K., Wolbank S., Nürnberger S., Redl H., Gulle H., Goppelt A., Bittner M., Pasteiner W. High thrombin concentrations in fibrin sealants induce apoptosis in human keratinocytes. Journal of Biomedical Material Research A 2012 (100) p1239-1247 Impact Factor 2.625

Karolyi F, Szucsich NU, Colville JF, Krenn HW, 2012. Adaptations for nectar-feeding in the mouthparts of long-proboscid flies (Nemestrinidae: Prosoeca). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 107: 414-424.

Nürnberger S., Ingrid Miller I., Duvigneau J.C., Kavanagh E.T., Gupta S., Hartl R.T., Hori O., Gesslbauer B., Samali A., Kungl A., Redl H., Kozlov A.V. (2012) Impairment of endoplasmic reticulum in liver as an early consequence of the systemic inflammatory response in rats. American Journal of Physiology – Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology  303(12) G1373-83 Impact Factor 3.431

Geppert M., Hohnholt M.C., Nuernberger S., Dringen R. Ferritin up-regulation and transient ROS production in cultured brain astrocytes after loading with iron oxide nanoparticles. Acta Biomaterialia 2012 (8) p3832-3839 Impact Factor 4.865 

Dirks, U., Gruber-Vodicka, H.R., Leisch, N., Bulgheresi, S., Egger, B., Ladurner, P., Ott, J.A. (2012) Bacterial Symbiosis mainenance in the asexually reproducing and regerenerating flatworm Paracatenula galateia. PLoS ONE 7 (4), 1-9.

Leisch, N., Verheul, J., Gruber-Vodicka, H.R., Pende, N., den Blaauwen, T., Bulgheresi, S. (2012) Growth in width and FtsZ ring longitudinal positioning in a gamma-proteobacterial symbiont. Current Biology 22 (19), R831-R832.

Montanaro J, Inic-Kanada A, Stein E, Schlacher S, Bintner N, Belij S, Stojanovic M, Lubitz W, Barisani-Asenbauer T. „Bacterial Ghosts As An Antigen Delivery System Against Ocular Chlamydial Infections-the concept“. 7. Proceedings 7th Meeting of the European Society for Chlamydia Research, 01.-06.07.2012. S. Ouburg and S.A. Morre (Eds.). University of Amsterdam, pp.101



Kusel-Fetzmann E. 2011: Part II Phaeophyceae, in Rhodophyta and Phaeophyceae, Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa, S.121-149.

Heiss E., Natchev N., Schwaha T., Salaberger D., Lemell P., Beisser C., and Weisgram J., 2011: Oropharyngeal Morphology in the Basal Tortoise, Manouria emys emys With Comments on Form and Function of the Testudinid Tongue, JOURNAL OF MORPHOLOGY 272:1217–1229 (2011)

Schimak et al. 2011: Simultaneous 16S and 18S rRNA fluorescence in situ hybridization FISH) on LR White sections demonstrated in Vestimentifera (Siboglinidae) tubeworms. Acta Histochemica

Harzhauser, M., Daxner-Höck, G., Göhlich, U.B. & Nagel, D. (2011): Complex faunal mixing in the early Pannonian palaeo-Danube Delta (Late Miocene, Gaweinstal, Lower Austria). – Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, 113A: 167-208.

Gruber-Vodicka HR., Dirks U., Leisch N., Baranyi C, Stoecker K., Bulgheresi S., Heindl NR., Horn M., Lott C., Loy A., Wagner M. and Ott J., 2011:Paracatenula, an ancient symbiosis between thiotrophic Alphaproteobacteria and catenulid flatworms. Microbiology,,

Leisch N., Dirks D., Gruber-Vodicka HR., Schmid M., Sterrer W., Ott JA. 2011: Microanatomy of the trophosome region of Paracatenula cf.polyhymnia (Catenulida, Platyhelminthes) and its intracellular Symbionts Zoomorphology DOI 10.1007/s00435-011-0135-y

Wilhelm G., Handschuh S., Plant J. and Nemeschkal HL. 2011: Sexual dimorphism in head structures of the weevil Rhopalapion longirostre (Olivier 1807) (Coleoptera:Curculionoidea): a response to ecological demands ofegg deposition, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2011, 104, 642–660

Sixt BS., Heinz C., Pichler P., Heinz E., Montanaro J., Op den Camp HJM., Ammerer G., Mechtler K., Wagner M.and Horn M., 2011: Proteomic analysis reveals a virtually complete set of proteins for translation and energy generationin elementary bodies of the amoeba symbiont Protochlamydia amoebophila, Proteomics 2011, 11, 1868–1892

Tourna M., Stieglmeier M., Spang A., Könneke M., Schintlmeister A., Urich T., Engel M., Schloter M., Wagner M.,  Richter A. and Schleper C. 2011: Nitrososphaera viennensis, an ammonia oxidizing archaeon from soil, Microbiology



Bartel C., Schönkypl S.  and Walter I., (2010): Pseudo-placentational Endometrial Cysts in a Bitch; Anatomia Histologia Embryologia, 39 (2010) 74–80

Daxner-Höck, G.(2010): Sciuridae, Gliridae and Eomyidae (Rodentia, Mammalia) from the Middle Miocene of St. Stefan in the Gratkorn Basin (Styria, Austria). - Ann. Naturhist Mus. Wien, Serie A, 112: 507-536. Wien.

Daxner-Höck, G., Badamgarav, D. & Erbajeva, M. (2010): Oligocene Stratigraphy based on a sediment-basalt association in Central Mongolia (Taatsiin Gol and Taatsiin Tsagaan Nuur Area, Valley of Lakes): Review of a Mongolian-Austrian Project.-  Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 10: 348-366. Beijing.

Coenye K.E., Bourgain C., Keibl C., Nürnberger S., van Griensven M.: Comparison of two haemostatic agents in a porcine liver trauma model. IHPBA (The official journal of the international Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association) 2010 12 suppl1 p183

Hildner F., Peterbauer A., Wolbank S., Nürnberger S., Marlovits S., Redl H., van Griensven M., Gabriel C.: FGF-2 abolishes the chondrogenic effect of combined BMP-6 and TGF-b in human adipose derived stem cells. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2010 94 (3) p978

Bessa P.C., Balmayor E.R., Azevedo, H.S., Nürnberger, S., Casal, M. van Griensven, M. Reis, R.L., Redl, H: Silk fibroin microparticles as carriers for delivery of human recombinant BMPs. Physical caracterization and drug release. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 2010 4 (5) 349-355 Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine ( IF= 3,857, HL= 2,1, 4th out of 59 in Engineering, Biomedical, top 10%, 27th out of 152 in Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology, top 25%)

Bessa P.C., Machado R., Nürnberger S., Dopler D., Banerjee A., Cunha A.M., Rodríguez-Cabello J.C., Redl H., van Griensven M, Reis R.L., Casal M.: Thermoresponsive self-assembled elastin-based nanoparticles for delivery of BMPs Journal of Controlled Release 142 (2010) 312–318 Journal of Controlled Release (IF= 5,949, HL= 6,1, 14th out of 140 in Chemistry, Multidisciplinary, top 10%, 14th out of 237 in Pharmacology & Pharmacy, top 10%)

Handschuh S., Schwaha T., Metscher B. (2010) Showing Their True Colors: A Novel Approach to Volume Rendering from Serial Sections. BMC Developmental Biology, 10:41.

Heiss E, Natchev N, Beisser C, Lemell P, Weisgram J. (2010). The fish in the turtle: On the functionality of the oropharynx in the common musk turtle Sternotherus odoratus (Chelonia, Kinosternidae) concerning feeding and underwater respiration. Anatomical Record 293(8):1416-1424.

Herdina A.N., Herzig-Straschil B., Hilgers H., Metscher B.D., Plenk  H.Jr., (2010) Histomorphology of the Penis Bone (Baculum) in the Gray Long-Eared Bat Plecotus austriacus (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae).  Anatomical Record 293:1248–1258.

Lemell P, Beisser CJ, Gumpenberger M, Snelderwaard P, Gemel R, Weisgram J. (2010). The feeding apparatus of Chelus fimbriatus (Pleurodira, Chelidae) - adaptation perfected? Amphibia-Reptilia 31:97-107.

Schwaha T., Wood T.S., Wanninger A. (2010) Trapper in freshwater: The internal anatomy of the entoproct Loxosomatoides sirindhornae. Frontiers in Zoology, 7:7

Schwaha T., Handschuh S., Redl E., Walzl M.G (in press) Organogenesis in the budding process of the freshwater bryozoan Cristatella mucedo Cuvier, 1798 (Bryozoa, Phylactolaemata). Journal of Morphology, DOI: 10.1002/jmor.10915

Klien K, Walzl M.G.(2010) „Private matters“ of Sancassania berlesei (Acaridia:Acaridae): testes, receptaculum seminis, ovary and the location of sperm.  In: Sabelis,Maurice,W. & Bruin, Jan (eds.)Trends in Acarology:Proceedings of the 12th International congress. Springer Science & Bussiness Media B.V. 85-89. (peer reviewed)

Walzl M, Aspöck H(2010) Hausstaubmilben und andere Allergien erzeugende Milben: Biologie, Ökologie und medizinische Bedeutung. In: ASPÖCK H. (Hrsg.), Krank durch Arthropoden. Denisia 30: 351-364.

Heinz E, Rockey DD, Montanaro J, Aistleitner K, Wagner M, Horn M. Inclusion membrane proteins of Protochlamydia amoebophila UWE25 reveal a conserved mechanism for host cell interaction among the Chlamydiae. J Bacteriol. 2010 Oct;192(19):5093-102. Epub 2010 Jul 30.PMID: 20675479 

Schmitz-Esser S, Tischler P, Arnold R, Montanaro J, Wagner M, Rattei T, Horn M. The genome of the amoeba symbiont "Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus" reveals common mechanisms for host cell interaction among amoeba-associated bacteria. J Bacteriol. 2010 Feb;192(4):1045-57. Epub 2009 Dec 18.PMID: 20023027 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 

Haider S, Wagner M, Schmid MC, Sixt BS, Christian JG, Häcker G, Pichler P, Mechtler K, Müller A, Baranyi C, Toenshoff ER, Montanaro J, Horn M. Raman microspectroscopy reveals long-term extracellular activity of Chlamydiae.  Mol Microbiol. 2010 Aug;77(3):687-700. Epub 2010 Jun 1.PMID: 20545842 



Zamanpoore M., Poeckl M., Grabowski M. & Schiemer F.: Two new sympatric species of freshwater Gammarus (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from Southern Zagros Region, Iran; Zootaxa 2136: 21-39 (2009)

Eberhard, M. J. B., Pass, G., Picker, M. D., Beutel, R., Predel, R. & Gorb, S. N. (2009): Structure and Function of the Arolium of Mantophasmatodea (Insecta). Journal of Morphology 270:1247-1261 

Daxner-Höck, G. & Höck, E. (2009): New data on Eomyidae and Gliridae (Rodentia, Mammalia) from the Late Miocene of Austria.- Annalen des    Naturhistorischen   Museums Wien, 111A: 357-444, Wien.

Karolyi, F.; Gorb S. N. & Krenn H.W. 2009. Trapping pollen by the moist mouth: structure and function of the mouthparts in the flower visiting beetle Cetonia aurata (Scarabaeidae, Coleoptera). Arthopod-Plant Interactions 3: 1-8

Eberhard, S. H.; Nemeschkal H. L. & H. W. Krenn (2009) Biometrical comparison of the salivary glands between pollen-feeding and non-pollen-feeding nymphalid butterflies (Lepidoptera). Biological Journal of the Linnnean Society 97: 604-612

Krenn HW, MJB Eberhard, SH Eberhard, A-L Hikl, W Huber & LE Gilbert (2009) Mechanical damage to pollen aids nutrient acquisition in Heliconius butterflies (Nymphalidae) Arthopod-Plant Interactions 3/4: 203-208

Krenn HW. 2009. Im Restaurant der Schmetterlinge: Nahrungsaufnahme bei Nymphalidae. Entomologica Austriaca 16: 150.

Bauder J, Krenn HW. 2009. Muskelanordnung im Rüssel von pollenfressenden und nektrasaugenden Heliconiini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Entomologica Austriaca 16: 159-160



Krenn HW, Gereben-Krenn B-A, Steinwender BM., Popov A (2008) Flower visiting Neuroptera: mouthparts and feeding behaviour of Nemoptera sinuata (Nemopteridae). European Journal of Entomology 105: 267-277.

Krenn, HW (2008) Feeding behaviours of neotropical butterflies. Stapfia 88 zugleich Kataloge der oberösterreichischen Landesmuseen Neue Serie 80, 295-304.

Heiss, E., Plenk, H. Jr., Weisgram J. (2008). Microanatomy of the Palatal Mucosa of the Malayan Box Turtle, Cuora amboinensis (Daudin, 1802) with functional implications. Anat. Rec. 291(7):876-885.

Schmitz.Esser S., Toenshoff ER, Haider S, Heinz E, Hoenninger VM, Wagner M, Horn M. 2008 Diversity of bacterial endosymbionts of environmental Acanthamoeba isolates. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74:5822-5831


Sylvia Nürnberger: Biologische Hautdübel - Charakterisierung des Zements von Zecken, P 28962, Medizinische Universität Wien, Universitätsklinik für Unfallchirurgie, 2016 - 2019

Ostrovsky Andrey: Evolution von Viviparie und Polyembryonie bei Cyclostomata, P 27933, Institut für Paläontologie, 2015-2018

Keppler, B.K.: NanoSIMS/EM/CLSM Imaging of Platinum-based Anticancer Drugs (FWF, P27749). University of Vienna, Institute of Organic Chemistry, 2015 –2018

Haider Sami: Multifunctional nanomaterials and layer-by-layer capsules for drug delivery, bioimaging and targeted theranostic carrier systems. University of Vienna, Faculty of Life Sciences, Division of Clinical Pharmacy and Diagnostics. 2015-2018

Nussbaumer Andrea: Transmission, Erhaltung und Zellzyklus bei der Endoriftia Symbiose P 25646 2013-2016

Amberg Nicole: APW 01212 FW DK Inflammation and Immunity. 2013 - 2014

Karolyi Florian: FWF P222 48-13-1317; Extremely long mouthparts in flower visiting insects. 2013 - 2014

Montanaro Jacquie: Prof. Dr. Talin Barisani-Asenbauer Laura Bassi Centres of Expertise OCUVAC - Centre of Ocular Inflammation and Infection, Institute Specific Prophylaxis and Tropical Medicine, Centre for Pathophysiology,  Infectiology and Immunology, Kinderspitalgasse 15,1090 Vienna Austria, 2013 -  2014

Pashkunova – Martic  Irena, 838 539 Bacterial  Ghosts als Transportvesikel für die zielgerichtete Krebstherapie, 2013 - 2014

Redl Emanuel: FWF P24276 Integrative Studien zur Entwicklung basaler Mollusken, 2013 - 2014

Schimak Mario: Transmission in Bathymodiolus sp., Nicole Dublier, ;Max Plank Institut für marine Mikrobiologie, Celsius Str. 1, Bremen, Germany, 2013

Berninger Teresa: Sigmafaktoren: Wie Endophyten die Pflanze wahrnehmen, FWF P22867-1316, 2013

Yacine Uwe: 178, Ectopic, Med Uni Wien, Karl Donath Labor, Zahnklinik, 2013

Zopp Laura: FWF 19592B17; Haring Elisabeth, 2013

Ostrovski: Evolution of matrotrophy and placental analogues in Bryozoa (2010-2013) Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

Eichinger, I: Tropholution - FWF project P20282-B17, 2009 - 2010

Gruber, Martin: Factors controlling abundance of Arthrospira fusiformis, 2009 - 2010

Höck, G: FWF-Projekt: P-15724-N06, 2010

Herler Adaptations and mutualism between corals and fishes [2009-2012]. Austrian Science Fund (FWF), 2010

CoPrincicpal Investigator Initiativkolleg „Symbiotic Interactions“ ; principal investigators J. Ott, M. Wagner, 2007-2010

Michael Schagerl: Principal investigator of “Factors controlling abundance of Arthrospira
fusiformis”, FWF, P19911-B03, 2008

Monika Bright: Evolution of  trophosomes in siboglinid symbioses from deep-sea hydrocarbon seeps and whale falls, 12/2007-11/2010 P20282-B17, 2008

Bright Collaboration Partner INVESTIGATIONS OF CHEMOSYNTHETIC COMMUNITIES ON THE LOWER CONTINENTAL SLOPE OF THE GULF OF MEXICO The U.S. Department of the Interior, Mineral Management Service; 2006-2008

Leopold Eckhart (Karin Jäger), Die Rolle von DNase1L2 im epidermalen DNA Abbau, Projekt Nr. APP20043FW) , 2008

Master thesis


Pröts Philip – Integrative Zoology / Supervisor Thomas Schwaha

Clemens Brenner – Integrative Zoology / Supervisor Günther Pass

Dominik Reischl – Integrative Zoology / Supervisor Günther Pass

Goldermann Sven – Integrative Zoology / Supervisor Günther Pass

Paredes Gabriela – Ecogenomics and Systems Biology / Supervisor Silvia Bulgheresi



Mayerhofer Werner  - Research network "Chemistry meets Microbiology" Supervisor Andreas Richter

Pfeifer Kevin - Department of Ecogenomics and Systems / Supervisor Christa Schleper

David Seki – Dome / Supervisor Hannes Schmidt

Pröts Philip – Integrative Zoology / Supervisor Thomas Schwaha

Clemens Brenner – Integrative Zoology / Supervisor Günther Pass

Pinterich Elisabeth – Integrative Zoology / Supervisor Harald Krenn

Dominik Reischl – Integrative Zoology / Supervisor Günther Pass

Goldermann Sven – Integrative Zoology / Supervisor Günther Pass

Kölbl Denise – Institute of Biophysical Chemistry, Supervisor Tetyana Milojevic

Paredes Gabriela – Ecogenomics and Systems Biology / supervisor Silvia Bulgheresi



Mayerhofer Werner  - Research network "Chemistry meets Microbiology"

Pfeifer Kevin - Department of Ecogenomics and Systems

Katrin Diensthuber  - Integrative Zoology / supervisor Harald Krenn

Bianca Matulik - Integrative Zoology / supervisor Harald Krenn

David Seki – Dome / supervisor Hannes Schmidt

Elisabeth Pinterich - Integrative Zoology / supervisor Harald Krenn

Clara Bader Integrative Zoology / supervisor Harald Krenn

Kutlucinar Kaan – Biophysical Chemistry / supervisor Tetyana Milojevic

Klocker Andrea – Dome / supervisor Eichorst Stephanie

Sammer Magdalena – Integrative Zoology / supervisor Gerhard Steiner

Pröts Philip – Integrative Zoology / Supervisor Thomas Schwaha



Dietrich Marlies - Research network "Chemistry meets Microbiology"

Gabriel Raphael - Research network "Chemistry meets Microbiology"

Kolar Ingrid – Department of Limnology and Oceanography



Düster Vanessa: “Similar body size, variable proboscis length : comparison of mouthpart morphology of two euglossine bee species (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Euglossini)”, Department of Integrative Zoology, 2015

Gabriel Raphael: „Method development to explore arachael and bacterial diversity and nutrient transfers in the ectomycorrhizal symbiosis of Fagus sylvatica“, Mikrobielle Ökologie, 2016

Kesting Julia: „Termination of the Candidatus thiobios zoothamnicoli Zoothamnium niveum symbiosis under oxic conditions“ Marine Biologie, 2015

Mayerhofer Werner: “Carbo and nitrogen exchange in the ectomycorrhizal symbiosis of beech (Fagus sylvatica)”, Terrestrische Ökologie, 2018 

Pfeifer Kevin: “Isolation and characterization of a virus-like-particle from a novel strain of Sulfolobus Acidocaldarius”, Department of Ecogenomics and Systems, 2017

Reier Susanne: “Morphological and molecular genetic analysis of Acanthocephala (Koelreuther, 1771) parasitizing in fish of Austria”, Department of Integrative Zoology, 2017

Strasser Florian: “Investigating complex carbon degradation in a beech forest soil and first insights into the application of single-cell methods to detect active microorganisms in soil systems”, Division Microbial Ecology, 2014



Barcaba Terese: “Mouthparts of adult Plodia interpunctella (Pyralidae)”, Integrative Zoology, 2013

Berninger Teresa: “The role of volatiles in the Piper/Pheidole association for ant recruitment”, AIT, 2013 

Bernscherer Tamara: “The role of volatiles in the Piper/Pheidole association for ant recruitment”, Structural and Functional Botany, 2013

Drexel Judith: “Morphology and fitness of the thiotrophic symbiont Cand. Thiobios zoothamnicoli in situ and in vivo”, Marine Biology, 2013

Fischer Britta: „Development of drug delivery systems for clinically investigated anticancer agents“, Bioorganische Chemie, 2016 

Weber Anna: “The anatomy of the nervous system of Paludicella articulata (Ehrenberg, 1831) (Ectoprocta)”, Integrative Zoology, 2014

Zopp Laura: Geographic variation in histology and anatomy of the genital tract of Cylindrus obtusus”, 2012



Theresa Hansal: “Comparative morphology of the mouthparts of South African monkey beetles (Scarabaeidae: Hopliini)”, Evolutionary Biology, 2013

Marion Hüffel: “Structure and function of the skin of Tylototriton verrucosus (Anderson, 1971) with special emphasis on cutaneous glands”, Anatomy, 2010

Stefan Jahnel: “Histological, ultrastructural and cell biological studies on the differentiation of mesenteries in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis”, Molecular Evolution and Development, 2011

Verena Jellinek: “Morphology of the antennae of basal hexapods and their phylogenetic relevance”, Evolutionary Biology, 2013

Sarah Pfabigan: “Geschlechtsspezifische Verteilung der Fotorezeptoren im Auge der westlichen Honigbiene Apis mellifera L., 1758 (Apidae, Hymenoptera)”, Evolutionary Biology, 2010

Hefler Rupert, “Die Histologie des Genitaltrakts der Tritonymphe von Sancassania berlesei (Michael, 1903) (Acari: Acaridida)”, Anatomy, 2010

Amir Schmidt: “Morphological and molecular analysis of Laxus oneistus juveniles and their bacterial ectosymbiont”, Marine Biology, 2013

Andreas Wilhelmi: „Elongated mouthparts in nectar feeding Nemognathinae (Meloidae, Coleoptera)“, Evolutionary Biology, 2011



Anja Konlechner: "Biopartikel in der Atmosphäre von Wien", Physik, 2010 

Niko Leisch: „Microanatomy of the trophosome region of the Platyhelminthes Paracatenula c.f. polyhymnia“, Meeresbiologie, 2010

Marion Hüffel: „Structure and function of the skin of Tylototriton verrucosus (Anderson, 1971) with special emphasis on cutaneous glands“, Anatomie / Theoretische Biologie, 2010

Monika Lintner: „Funktionsmorphologische Untersuchungen der Nahrungsaufnahme von Heosemys grandis, Gray 1860 (Chelonia, Geoemydidae) mit Berücksichtigung der Ontogenie“, Anatomie / Theoretische Biologie, 2010

Michaela Mauß: „Endosymbionts of two species of Mediterranean lucinid clams : a molecular, microbial and histological analysis“, Evolutionsbiologie, 2008

Andreas Wilhelmi: “Elongated mouthparts in nectar feeding Nemognathinae (Meloidae, Coleoptera)”, Evolutionsbiologie, 2011

Mario Schimak: “16S rRNA & 18S rRNA fluorescent in situ hybridisation techniques in Vestimentiferan (Siboglinidae)”, Meeresbiologie, 2010

Julia Wukovits: “Cultivation and inorganic carbon uptake of the rare desmid Oocardium stratum”, Meeresbiologie, 2013

PhD thesis

Maria Pinto – Marine Biology/ Supervisor Gerhard Herndl, 2016-2018

Kallus Sebastian – Inorganic Chemistry/ Working Group Keppler, 2017

Imminger Stephanie – DOME, 2017

Schneider Sebastian - Department of Ecogenomics and Systems Biology, 2017

Anne-Sarah Ganske – NHM Vienna, 2017

Böhm Alexander - Department of Integrative Zoology, 2015-2016

Jahnel Stefan - Department of Integrative Zoology, 2015-2016 

Bianca Genenncher, Supervisor Matthias Schäfer, 2016

Klose Julia – Department of Limnology and Oceanography, -"Ecological and evolutionary role of horizontal transmission in the model system Riftia pachyptila", Monika Bright, 2013- 2015

Köstner Nicole – Department of Limnology and Oceanography, 2015

Kregl Judith - Department of Integrative Zoology, 2015

Praher Daniela - Department of Integrative Zoology, 2015

Strasser Florian - Research network "Chemistry meets Microbiology", 2015

Amberg Nicole:  Medical University Vienna. The role of EGFR in hair follicle stem cells, Supervisor Prof. Dr. Maria Sibilia, Institute for Cancer Research, 2013-2014

Jahnel Stefan: Molecular Evolution and Development, Technau, U. , 2013-2014

Karolyi Florian: Integrative Zoology; Krenn Harald, 2010-2014

Leisch Niko: Genetics in Ecology, Bulgheresi, Silvia, 2013-2014

Redl Emanuel: Integrative Zoology, Integrative Studien zur Entwicklung basaler Mollusken, 2013-2014

Fathinejad Sara: Department of Material Chemistry, 2013

Hanak Anne Mette: Molecular Systems Biology, 2010-2013

Legin Anton: Inorganic Chemistry; Cellular Targets of Novel Tumor-Inhibiting Ruthenium and Platinum Compounds, 2010-2013

Schimak Mario: Max Plank Institut für marine Mikrobiologie, Bremen, Germany, 2013

Stieglmeier  Michaela: Genetics in Ecology, 2013

Tesei Donatella: BOKU Angewandte Mikrobiologie; Sterflinger K. , 2013

Martin Gruber: Limnology, 2009-2011

Burger Anna: Nuclear Engineering Seibersorf GmBH, 2010-2011

Leon Ploszczanski: Entwicklungsverlauf und Reifung exokriner Drüsen bei Coleoptera, 2009-2010

Mehrdad Zamanpoore, “Taxonomy of Freshwater Gammarus sp. (Crustacea: AMPHPODA) From Iran, with respect to their Ecology and Geography", 2008 

Sigrid Katz. Vestimentifera and Osedax symbiosis – host bacteriocyte and endosymbiont interactions, , 2008 

Irmgard Eichinger. Pogonophoran symbiosis – host bacteriocyte and endosymbiont characterization, 2008