Nina Sophie Keller

Research Interests

  • Conservation biology
  • Genetic analysis
  • Pathogens

Current Research Project

  • Identification of different strains of the crayfish plague agent (Aphanomyces astaci) in infected freshwater crayfish population from different water systems.

Academic History

  • Since 10/09: Study of Environmental Sciences at the University of Landau

Publications

Peer-reviewed

  • Keller N.S., Pfeiffer M., Roessink I., Schulz R. and Schrimpf A. (2014) First evidence of crayfish plague agent in populations of the marbled crayfish (Procambarus fallax forma virginalis). Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 414, 15.

Non-peer-reviewed

  • Keller N.S., Panteleit J., Makkonen J., Jussila J., Kokko H. und Schrimpf A. (2015) Genetische Unterscheidung von Aphanomyces astaci – Vermutlich neuer Genotyp bei Kalikokrebsen (Orconectes immunis) entdeckt. Forum flusskrebse, 23/2015.

Presentations

  • Panteleit J., Keller N.S., Jussila J., Kokko H. Makkonen J. and Schrimpf A. (2015) Investigation of ornamental crayfish reveals new carrier species of the crayfish plague pathogen (Aphanomyces astaci). Oral presentation at the European Crayfish conference: Research and Management, 9. - 12. April 2015, Landau, Germany. Abstract proceedings p. 27.
  • Panteleit J., Keller N.S., Makkonen J., Preda C., Patrulea V., Schrimpf A. and Pârvulescu L. (2015) Narrow-clawed crayfish in the Danube Delta (Romania) and River Dniester (Republic of Moldova) may carry relic crayfish plague genotypes of older outbreaks. Poster presentation at the European Crayfish conference: Research and Management, 9. - 12. April 2015, Landau, Germany. Abstract proceedings p. 78.

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