Jens Rolff

Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacology
Freie Universitaet Berlin

Fields of interest: 

Ecological Immunology, Insect Immunity, Evolution


Recent publications:

Hammerschmidt K, Deines P, Wilson, A, Rolff J:
Quantitative genetics of immune function under different photoperiods.
Heredity, (2012) in press.

Lazzaro B, Rolff J:
Danger and the evolution of insect immunity (Perspective).
Science, 332, (2011): 43-44.

Pursall ER, Rolff J:
Immune responses accelerate ageing: Proof-of-principle in an insect model.
PLoS One, 6, (2011): e19972.

Pursall R, Rolff J:
Immunopathology in ecological immunology.
In GE Demas, RJ Nelson: Eco-immunity, Oxford University Press, (2011) in press.

Williams A, Antonovics J, Rolff J:
Dioecy, hermaphrodites and pathogen load in plants.
Oikos, 120, (2011): 657-660.

Nunn C, Lindenfors P, Pursall ER, Rolff J:
On sexual dimorphism in immune function.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 364, (2009): 61-69.

Rolff J, Reynolds SE (eds):
Insect infection and immunity: evolution, ecology and mechanisms.
Oxford University Press, (2009) Oxford.

Haine E, Moret Y, Siva-Jothy M, Rolff J:
Antimicrobial defence and persistent infection in insects.
Science 322, (2008): 1257-1259.

Haine E, Pollit L, Moret Y, Siva-Jothy M, Rolff J:
Temporal patterns in immune responses to a range of microbial insults (Tenebrio molitor).
Journal of Insect Physiology, 54, (2008): 1090-1097.

Mikolajewski, D, Stoks, R, Rolff J, Joop G:
Predators and cannibals modulate sex-specific plasticity in life history and immune traits.
Functional Ecology, 22, (2008): 114-120.