Peer-reviewed Articles

Killeen J., Gougat-Barbera C., Krenek S. & Kaltz O. (2017)

Evolutionary rescue and local adaptation under different rates of temperature increase: a combined analysis of changes in phenotype expression and genotype frequency in Paramecium microcosms.

Molecular Ecology, 26 (7): 1734–1746. 


Johri P., Krenek S., Marinov G.K., Doak T.G., Berendonk T.U. & Lynch M. (2017)

Population genomics of Paramecium species.

Molecular Biology and Evolution, 34 (5): 1194-1216.


Szokoli F., Castelli M., Sabaneyeva E.V., Schrallhammer M., Krenek S., Doak T.G., Berendonk T.U. & Petroni G. (2016)

Disentangling the taxonomy of Rickettsiales and description of two novel symbionts (“Candidatus Bealeia paramacronuclearis” and “Candidatus Fokinia cryptica”) sharing the cytoplasm of the ciliate protist Paramecium biaurelia.

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 82 (24): 7236-7247.


Szokoli F., Schrallhammer M., Sabaneyeva E.V., Castelli M., Krenek S., Doak T.G., Verni F., Berendonk T.U. & Petroni G. (2016)

Characterization of a novel Paramecium endosymbiont and a critical revision of “basal Rickettsiales”.

Protistology, 10 (2): 78.


Szokoli F., Sabaneyeva E.V., Castelli M., Krenek S., Schrallhammer M., Soares C.A.G., da Silva-Neto I.D., Berendonk T.U. & Petroni G. (2016)

"Candidatus Fokinia solitaria", a novel "stand-alone" symbiotic lineage of Midichloriaceae (Rickettsiales).

PLOS one, 11 (1): e0145743.


Krenek S., Berendonk T.U. & Fokin S.I. (2015)

New Paramecium (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea) congeners shape our view on its biodiversity.

Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 15 (2): 215-233.


Dusi E., Krenek S., Schrallhammer M., Sachse R., Rauch G., Kaltz O. & Berendonk T.U. (2014)

Vertically transmitted symbiont reduces host fitness along temperature gradient.

Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27 (4): 796–800.


Boscaro V., Schrallhammer M., Benken K.A., Krenek S., Szokoli F., Berendonk T.U., Schweikert M., Verni F., Sabaneyeva E.V. & Petroni G. (2013)

Rediscovering the genus Lyticum, multiflagellated symbionts of the order Rickettsiales.

Scientific Reports, 3: 3305.


Krenek S., Schlegel M. & Berendonk T.U. (2013)

Convergent evolution of heat-inducibility during subfunctionalization of the Hsp70 gene family.

BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13: 49.


Krenek S., Petzoldt T. & Berendonk T.U. (2012)

Coping with temperature at the warm edge – Patterns of thermal adaptation in the microbial eukaryote Paramecium caudatum

PLoS ONE, 7 (3): e30598.


Krenek S., Berendonk T.U. & Petzoldt T. (2011)

Thermal performance curves of Paramecium caudatum: A model selection approach

European Journal of Protistology, 47 (2): 124-137.


Krenek S. & Berendonk T.U. (2009)

A long-term conservation tool for cell characteristics: cryopreservation of Paramecium caudatum.

Protist, 160 (3): 355-363.


Barth D., Krenek S., Fokin S.I. & Berendonk T.U. (2006)

Intraspecific genetic variation in Paramecium revealed by mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase I sequences.

Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 53 (1): 20-25.



Other Publications

Krenek S., Schiller T. & Berendonk T.U. (2016)

Genetic variability of the common barbel (Barbus barbus) in the main river catchment areas
of Germany.

Abstract for final report of project: "Erfassung und Dokumentation der genetischen Variabilität von Wildpopulationen der Barbe (Barbus barbus) aus verschiedenen Flussgebietseinheiten in Deutschland"



Selected Conference Contributions

Krenek S., Schiller T. & Berendonk T.U. (2016)
Population genetics of the common barbel in Germany for conservation measures of genetic resources in the fisheries.
46th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ); Marburg, Germany (talk)

Krenek S., Berendonk T.U. & Fokin S.I. (2015)
Morphology versus DNA – The taxonomic status of Paramecium buetschlii sp. nov. and its novel cryptic congeners.
VII ECOP-ISOP Joint Meeting 2015; Seville, Spain (talk)

Krenek S., Schiller T., Wehnert D. & Berendonk T.U. (2015)
Genetic variability of the common barbel (Barbus barbus) in the main river catchment areas of Germany.
2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE); Vienna, Austria (poster)

Krenek S., Berendonk T.U. & Fokin S.I. (2015)
How to deal with cryptic diversity in protistology – A case example in genus Paramecium.
34th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Protozoology (DGP); Magdeburg, Germany (talk)
 
Krenek S., Kubisch A., Berendonk T.U., Schurr F. & Kaltz O. (2014)
Rapid evolutionary adaptation of Paramecium caudatum – Potential and Constraints.
Frontiers in ciliate genome evolution, adaptation, and symbiosis; Pisa, Italy (talk)

Krenek S., Doak T.G., Lynch M. & Berendonk T.U. (2013)
Approaching the era of high resolution ecological population genetics in Paramecium.
GDRE/COST joint meeting and CINAR PATHOBACTER Workshop; Tallinn, Estonia (talk)

Krenek S., Schlegel M. & Berendonk T.U. (2013)
Hsp70 gene family evolution and differential expression in microbial eukaryotes.
14th Congress of the European Society of Evolutionary Biology; Lisbon, Portugal (poster)

Krenek S. & Berendonk T.U. (2012)
Global warming may shape Paramecium diversity — And what about its endosymbionts?
2nd IRSES CINAR-Pathobacter Meeting; Stuttgart, Germany (talk)

Krenek S., Petzoldt T. & Berendonk T.U. (2011)
What are the consequences of being a ‘thermal generalist’ at the ‘warm edge’ of a population’s range? Insights from the eukaryotic microbe Paramecium caudatum.
13th Congress of the European Society of Evolutionary Biology; Tuebingen, Germany (talk)

Krenek S., Burkart C., Czechowski P., Treuner T. & Berendonk T.U. (2011)
Where have all the microsatellites gone? A two-method survey in Paramecium caudatum unveils only weak amounts of short tandem repeats.
6th European Congress of Protistology; Berlin, Germany (poster)

Krenek S. & Berendonk T.U. (2010)
Low-latitude clones of the eukaryotic microbe Paramecium caudatum will potentially suffer most from global warming.
Life in warming waters: Aquashift Conference; Kiel, Germany (talk)

Krenek S. & Berendonk T.U. (2009)
Comparative sequence and expression analyses of the Hsp70 family in Paramecium.
GDRE – ‘Paramecium Genomics’ Meeting; Krakow, Poland (talk)

Krenek S., Barth D., Schlegel M. & Berendonk T.U. (2008)
Local adaptation in microbes: Temperature reaction norms and genetic structure in Paramecium caudatum.
Joint Congress of the European Ecological Federation & Gesellschaft für Ökologie; Leipzig, Germany (talk)

Krenek S., Barth D., Schlegel M. & Berendonk T.U. (2007)
Paramecium caudatum: Temperature reaction norms of genetically characterised natural isolates.
11th Congress of the European Society of Evolutionary Biology; Uppsala, Sweden (poster).

Krenek S., Schlegel M. & Berendonk T.U. (2007).
Paramecium don´t like ice: Effect of freezing on Paramecium caudatum.
26th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Protozoology (DGP); Salzburg, Austria (talk).