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Dr. Christoph Mayer
Systematic Zoology Group, Department of Biology
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pix pix Publications in Biology
  • Waniek, PJ, Hendgen-Cotta, UB, Stock, P, Mayer, C, Kollien, AH, and Schaub, GA (2005): Serine proteinases of the human body louse (Pediculus humanus): sequence characterization and expression patterns. Parasitol Res 97, 486-500.

  • Araújo, C.A., Waniek, P.J., Stock, P., Mayer, C., Jansen, A.M., and Schaub, G.A. (2006). Sequence characterization and expression patterns of defensin and lysozyme encoding genes from the gut of the reduviid bug Triatoma brasiliensis. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 36, 547-560.

  • Waegele, JW and Mayer, C (2007): Visualizing differences in phylogenetic information content of alignments and distinction of three classes of long-branch effects. BMC Evol Biol 7:147 (highly accessed) (Abstract, PDF)

  • Leese, F, Mayer, C, and Held, C (2008): Isolation of microsatellites from unknown genomes using known genomes as enrichment templates. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 7, 412-426. (Abstract)

  • Raupach MJ, Mayer C, Malyutina M and Waegele JW (2009): Multiple origins of deep-sea Asellota (Crustacea: Isopoda) from shallow waters revealed by molecular data. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 276: 799-808. (Abstract, PDF)

  • Kraemer L, Beszteri B, Gaebler-Schwarz S, Held C, Leese F, Mayer C, Poehlmann K and Frickenhaus S. (2009): STAMP: Extensions to the STADEN sequence analysis package for high throughput interactive microsatellite marker design. BMC Bioinformatics, 10:41. (Abstract, PDF)

  • Waegele JW, Letsch H, Klussmann-Kolb A, Mayer C, Misof B, Waegele H. (2009): Phylogenetic support values are not necessarily informative: the case of the Serialia hypothesis (a mollusk phylogeny). Front Zool., 6:12. (Abstract, PDF)

  • Krabbe K, Leese F, Mayer C, Tollrian R, Held C. (2009): Cryptic mitochondrial lineages in the widespread pycnogonid Colossendeis megalonyx Hoek, 1881 from Antarctic and Subantarctic waters. Polar Biol., doi: 10.1007/s00300-009-0703-5 (Abstract)

  • Mayer C, Leese F, Tollrian R (2010): Genome-wide analysis of tandem repeats in Daphnia pulex - a comparative approach. BMC Genomics 2010, 11:277 (highly accessed). (Abstract, PDF).

  • Spanier K, Leese F, Mayer C, Colbourne JK, Gilbert D, Pfrender M, Tollrian R: Predator- induced defences in Daphnia pulex: Selection and evaluation of internal reference genes for gene expression studies with real-time PCR. BMC Mol Biol 2010, 11:50. Abstract Pdf

  • Stemmer K, Leese F, Burghardt I, Mayer C, Wägele H, Tollrian R: When mtDNA fails and nDNA succeeds: DNA barcoding of xeniid soft corals (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Xeniidae) (under review).

pix pix Invited talks
  • Conference: ICC6 2005 in Glasgow: Sixth International Crustacean Congress
    Talk: Christoph Mayer, Michael Raupach, Wolfgang Waegele, Crustacean phylogeny and the information content of ssu rDNA - alignments

  • Conference: Emiliania huxleyi genome project jamboree 2007 in Roscoff, France
    Talk: Christoph Mayer and Florian Leese

  • Conference: DMP 2009 in Berlin: Celebrating Darwin - From the origin of species to deep metazoan phylogeny
    Talk: Christoph Mayer, Bias in phylogenetic reconstruction and the structure of real and simulated sequence data

  • Conference: Emiliania huxleyi genome project jamboree 2009 in Woods Hole, MA, USA
    Talk: Christoph Mayer and Florian Leese

pix pix Other talks and posters
  • Conference: Mathematics of Evolution and Phylogeny 2005 in Paris, France
    Poster: Christoph Mayer, Phylogenetic trees of minimal Shannon entropy

  • Conference: Mathematics and Informatics in Evolution and Phylogeny 2008 in Hameau de l'Etoile, France
    Talk: Christoph Mayer and Stefan Richter, A more realistic approach to simulating heterotachy and its effect on phylogenetic accuracy

pix pix Publications in Mathematical Physics
  • Hornig, G., Mayer, Ch., 2002, Towards a third order topological invariant for magnetic fields, J. Phys. A 35, 3945-3959.  (PS-file, gezipped)

  • Mayer, Ch., Hornig, G., 2003, Higher order topological invariants, in Tubes, Sheets and Singularities in Fluid Dynamics, Ed.: K. Bajer, Kluwer, p. 151-156.  (PS-file, gezipped)

  • Christoph Mayer, Topological link invariants of magnetic fields, PhD-Thesis, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 2003.  (PDF-file, 7.2 MB)
      (Other Publications of my former group Topological fluid dynamics , Theoretical Physics)
  Last update: 22.08.2009, Christoph Mayer