Short CV

since 05/2018:

Postdoc and Simons Fellow of the Life Sciences Research Foundation at Parker Lab, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA


05/2015 - 05/2018:

PhD thesis and graduation as Dr. rer. nat. at TU Darmstadt, Germany: “Resources and oribatid mites: Effects on life history, chemical ecology, biochemistry and food selection”

10/2010 - 05/2015:

Student of Biology and Chemistry for secondary school teachers  at TU Darmstadt, Germany



Molecular evolution of gland cell types and chemical interactions in animals

A Brückner, J Parker

Journal of Experimental Biology 223 (2020)

The effect of reservoir-based chemical defense on predator-prey dynamics

T Thiel, A Brechtel, A Brückner, M Heethoff, B Drossel

Theoretical Ecology 12 (3), 365-378 (2019)

Competition as possible driver of dietary specialisation in the mushroom harvesting ant Euprenolepis procera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

S Lizon à l’Allemand, A Brückner, R Hashim, V Witte, C von Beeren

Myrmecological News 29, 79-91 (2019)


Species-level predation network uncovers high prey specificity in a Neotropical army ant community

PO Hoenle, N Blüthgen, A Brückner, DJC Kronauer, B Fiala, DA Donoso, ...

Molecular Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15078 (2019)

Land‐use in Europe affects land snail assemblages directly and indirectly by modulating abiotic and biotic drivers

K Wehner, C Renker, A Brückner, NK Simons, WW Weisser, N Blüthgen

Ecosphere 10 (5), e02726 (2019)

Compound‐specific isotope analysis of amino acids as a new tool to uncover trophic chains in soil food webs

MM Pollierer, T Larsen, A Potapov, A Brückner, M Heethoff, J Dyckmans, ...

Ecological Monographs, e01384 (2019)

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