[ Google Scholar ] [ ResearchGate ]

Publications

Salem H, Kirsch R, Fukumori K, Pauchet Y, Berasategui A, Cripps M, Windsor D, Fukatsu T, Gerardo N
Symbiont-derived secondary pectinase is a key innovation for herbivorous beetles
In preparation


Bauer E, Kaltenpoth M, Salem H
Minimal fermentative metabolism fuels extracellular symbiont in leaf beetles
In review


Martinez A, Onchuru T, Ingham C, Sandoval M, Salem H, Deckert J, Kaltenpoth
Angiosperm to Gymnosperm host-plant switch entails dramatic shifts in microbiota of the Welwitschia bug
In review


Salem H, Bauer E, Kirsch R, Berasategui A, Cripps M, Weiss B, Koga R, Fukumori K, Vogel H, Fukatsu T, Kaltenpoth M  |  2017
Drastic genome reduction in an herbivore's pectinolytic symbiont
Cell
[pdf]
Commentary by Angela Douglas
Press releases: Emory University, Max Planck Society
Highlighted in Science Magazine, Small Things Considered, Chemical & Engineering News, Cosmos MagazineAmerican Council on Science and Health, Futurity


Berasategui A, Salem H, Paetz C, Santoro V, Gershenzon J, Kaltenpoth M, Schmidt A  |  2017
Gut microbiota of the pine weevil degrades conifer diterpenes and increases insect fitness
Molecular Ecology
[pdf]


Berasategui A, Shukla S, Salem H, Kaltenpoth M  |  2016
Potential applications of insect symbionts in biotechnology
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
[pdf]


Salem H, Florez L, Gerardo N, Kaltenpoth M  |  2015
An out-of-body experience: the extracellular dimension for the transmission of mutualistic bacteria in insects
Proceedings of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences
[pdf]


Salem H, Onchuru OT, Bauer E, Kaltenpoth M  |  2015
Symbiont transmission entails the risk of parasite infection
Biology Letters         
[pdf]


Bauer E, Salem H, Vogel H, Marz M, Kaltenpoth M  |  2014
Transcriptomic immune response of the cotton stainer Dysdercus fasciatus to experimental elimination of vitamin-supplementing intestinal symbionts
Plos One         
[pdf]


Salem H, Bauer E, Strauss A, Vogel H, Marz M, Kaltenpoth M  |  2014
Vitamin supplementation by gut symbionts ensures metabolic homeostasis in an insect host
Proceedings of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences         
[pdf]
Press release: Max Planck Society


Salem H, Kreutzer E, Sudakaran S, Kaltenpoth M  |  2013
Actinobacteria as essential symbionts in firebugs and cotton stainers (Hemiptera: Pyrrhocoridae)
Environmental Microbiology         
[pdf]


Sudakaran S, Salem H, Kost C, Kaltenpoth M  |  2012
Geographic and ecological stability of the symbiotic midgut microbiota in European firebugs, Pyrrhocoris apterus (Hemiptera: Pyrrhocoridae)
Molecular Ecology         
[pdf]
Commentary by Takema Fukatsu


Schussler E, Rowland F, Distel C, Bauman J, Keppler M, Kawarasaki K, McCarthy M, Glover A, Salem H  |  2011
Promoting the development of graduate student teaching philosophy statements
Journal of College Science Teaching                    
[pdf]