Juergen Liebig

Assoc Professor

  • 3352 Citations
  • 31 h-Index
19952018

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Research Output

2018

Antennal Olfactory Physiology and Behavior of Males of the Ponerine Ant Harpegnathos saltator

Ghaninia Tabarestani, M., Berger, S. L., Reinberg, D., Zwiebel, L. J., Ray, A. & Liebig, J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Chemical Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Eusociality outcompetes egalitarian and solitary strategies when resources are limited and reproduction is costly

Fronhofer, E. A., Liebig, J., Mitesser, O. & Poethke, H. J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ecology and Evolution.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Incomplete Co-cladogenesis between Zootermopsis Termites and Their Associated Protists

Taerum, S. J., De Martini, F., Liebig, J. & Gile, G., Feb 8 2018, In : Environmental Entomology. 47, 1, p. 184-195 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Queen pheromones out of context: A comment on Holman

Smith, A. A., Suarez, A. V. & Liebig, J., Jan 1 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology. 29, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2017

A larval ‘princess pheromone’ identifies future ant queens based on their juvenile hormone content

Penick, C. & Liebig, J., Jun 1 2017, In : Animal Behaviour. 128, p. 33-40 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

An Engineered orco Mutation Produces Aberrant Social Behavior and Defective Neural Development in Ants

Yan, H., Opachaloemphan, C., Mancini, G., Yang, H., Gallitto, M., Mlejnek, J., Leibholz, A., Haight, K., Ghaninia Tabarestani, M., Huo, L., Perry, M., Slone, J., Zhou, X., Traficante, M., Penick, C., Dolezal, K., Gokhale, K., Stevens, K., Fetter-Pruneda, I., Bonasio, R. & 5 others, Zwiebel, L. J., Berger, S. L., Liebig, J., Reinberg, D. & Desplan, C., Aug 10 2017, In : Cell. 170, 4, p. 736-747.e9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Chemosensory sensitivity reflects reproductive status in the ant Harpegnathos saltator

Ghaninia Tabarestani, M., Haight, K., Berger, S. L., Reinberg, D., Zwiebel, L. J., Ray, A. & Liebig, J., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 3732.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Functional characterization of odorant receptors in the ponerine ant, Harpegnathos saltator

Slone, J. D., Pask, G. M., Ferguson, S. T., Millar, J. G., Berger, S. L., Reinberg, D., Liebig, J., Ray, A. & Zwiebel, L. J., Aug 8 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 32, p. 8586-8591 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Specialized odorant receptors in social insects that detect cuticular hydrocarbon cues and candidate pheromones

Pask, G. M., Slone, J. D., Millar, J. G., Das, P., Moreira, J. A., Zhou, X., Bello, J., Berger, S. L., Bonasio, R., Desplan, C., Reinberg, D., Liebig, J., Zwiebel, L. J. & Ray, A., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, 297.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

The evolution of cuticular fertility signals in eusocial insects

Smith, A. A. & Liebig, J., Aug 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Insect Science. 22, p. 79-84 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

28 Scopus citations

The Neuropeptide Corazonin Controls Social Behavior and Caste Identity in Ants

Gospocic, J., Shields, E. J., Glastad, K. M., Lin, Y., Penick, C., Yan, H., Mikheyev, A. S., Linksvayer, T. A., Garcia, B. A., Berger, S. L., Liebig, J., Reinberg, D. & Bonasio, R., Aug 10 2017, In : Cell. 170, 4, p. 748-759.e12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations
2016

A simple behavioral model predicts the emergence of complex animal hierarchies

Sasaki, T., Penick, C., Shaffer, Z., Haight, K. L., Pratt, S. & Liebig, J., Jun 1 2016, In : American Naturalist. 187, 6, p. 765-775 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Epigenetic (re)programming of caste-specific behavior in the ant Camponotus floridanus

Simola, D. F., Graham, R. J., Brady, C. M., Enzmann, B. L., Desplan, C., Ray, A., Zwiebel, L. J., Bonasio, R., Reinberg, D., Liebig, J. & Berger, S. L., Jan 1 2016, In : Science. 351, 6268, aac6633.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Scopus citations

Induction of a reproductive-specific cuticular hydrocarbon profile by a juvenile hormone analog in the termite Zootermopsis nevadensis

Brent, C. S., Penick, C., Trobaugh, B., Moore, D. & Liebig, J., Aug 6 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Chemoecology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The caste- and sex-specific DNA methylome of the termite Zootermopsis nevadensis

Glastad, K. M., Gokhale, K., Liebig, J. & Goodisman, M. A. D., Nov 16 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 37110.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

The genome of Rhizobiales bacteria in predatory ants reveals urease gene functions but no genes for nitrogen fixation

Neuvonen, M. M., Tamarit, D., Näslund, K., Liebig, J., Feldhaar, H., Moran, N. A., Guy, L. & Andersson, S. G. E., Dec 15 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 39197.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2015

A genomic comparison of two termites with different social complexity

Korb, J., Poulsen, M., Hu, H., Li, C., Boomsma, J. J., Zhang, G. & Liebig, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 6, MAR, 9.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Chemoreceptor Evolution in Hymenoptera and Its Implications for the Evolution of Eusociality

Zhou, X., Rokas, A., Berger, S. L., Liebig, J., Ray, A. & Zwiebel, L. J., Aug 12 2015, In : Genome Biology and Evolution. 7, 8, p. 2407-2416 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

48 Scopus citations

Cuticular Hydrocarbon Pheromones for Social Behavior and Their Coding in the Ant Antenna

Sharma, K. R., Enzmann, B. L., Schmidt, Y., Moore, D., Jones, G. R., Parker, J., Berger, S. L., Reinberg, D., Zwiebel, L. J., Breit, B., Liebig, J. & Ray, A., Aug 25 2015, In : Cell Reports. 12, 8, p. 1261-1271 11 p., 1940.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

DNA methylation in social insects: How epigenetics can control behavior and longevity

Yan, H., Bonasio, R., Simola, D. F., Liebig, J., Berger, S. L. & Reinberg, D., Jan 7 2015, In : Annual Review of Entomology. 60, p. 435-452 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

67 Scopus citations

Larval regulation of worker reproduction in the polydomous ant Novomessor cockerelli

Ebie, J. D., Hölldobler, B. & Liebig, J., Nov 19 2015, In : Naturwissenschaften. 102, 72.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2014

Eusocial insects as emerging models for behavioural epigenetics

Yan, H., Simola, D. F., Bonasio, R., Liebig, J., Berger, S. L. & Reinberg, D., Oct 11 2014, In : Nature Reviews Genetics. 15, 10, p. 677-688 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

81 Scopus citations

Molecular traces of alternative social organization in a termite genome

Terrapon, N., Li, C., Robertson, H. M., Ji, L., Meng, X., Booth, W., Chen, Z., Childers, C. P., Glastad, K. M., Gokhale, K., Gowin, J., Gronenberg, W., Hermansen, R. A., Hu, H., Hunt, B. G., Huylmans, A. K., Khalil, S. M. S., Mitchell, R. D., Munoz-Torres, M. C., Mustard, J. A. & 23 others, Pan, H., Reese, J. T., Scharf, M. E., Sun, F., Vogel, H., Xiao, J., Yang, W., Yang, Z., Yang, Z., Zhou, J., Zhu, J., Brent, C. S., Elsik, C. G., Goodisman, M. A. D., Liberles, D. A., Roe, R. M., Vargo, E. L., Vilcinskas, A., Wang, J., Bornberg-Bauer, E., Korb, J., Zhang, G. & Liebig, J., May 20 2014, In : Nature communications. 5, 3636.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

166 Scopus citations

Neurohormonal changes associated with ritualized combat and the formation of a reproductive hierarchy in the ant Harpegnathos saltator

Penick, C., Brent, C. S., Dolezal, K. & Liebig, J., May 1 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 9, p. 1496-1503 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2013

A chromatin link to caste identity in the carpenter ant Camponotus floridanus

Simola, D. F., Ye, C., Mutti, N. S., Doleza, K., Bonasio, R., Liebig, J., Reinberg, D. & Berger, S. L., Mar 1 2013, In : Genome research. 23, 3, p. 486-496 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Head-butting as an Early Indicator of Reproductive Disinhibition in the Termite Zootermopsis nevadensis

Penick, C., Trobaugh, B., Brent, C. S. & Liebig, J., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Insect Behavior. 26, 1, p. 23-34 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Reproductive restraint without policing in early stages of a social insect colony

Moore, D. & Liebig, J., Jun 1 2013, In : Animal Behaviour. 85, 6, p. 1323-1328 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Social insect genomes exhibit dramatic evolution in gene composition and regulation while preserving regulatory features linked to sociality

Simola, D. F., Wissler, L., Donahue, G., Waterhouse, R. M., Helmkampf, M., Roux, J., Nygaard, S., Glastad, K. M., Hagen, D. E., Viljakainen, L., Reese, J. T., Hunt, B. G., Graur, D., Elhaik, E., Kriventseva, E. V., Wen, J., Parker, B. J., Cash, E., Privman, E., Childers, C. P. & 18 others, Munoz-Torres, M. C., Boomsma, J. J., Bornberg-Bauer, E., Currie, C. R., Elsik, C. G., Suen, G., Goodisman, M. A. D., Keller, L., Liebig, J., Rawls, A., Reinberg, D., Smith, C. D., Smith, C. R., Tsutsui, N., Wurm, Y., Zdobnov, E. M., Berger, S. L. & Gadau, J., Aug 1 2013, In : Genome research. 23, 8, p. 1235-1247 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

141 Scopus citations
2012

Brood care and social evolution in termites

Korb, J., Buschmann, M., Schafberg, S., Liebig, J. & Bagnères, A. G., Jul 7 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1738, p. 2662-2671 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Genome-wide and caste-specific DNA methylomes of the ants camponotus floridanus and harpegnathos saltator

Bonasio, R., Li, Q., Lian, J., Mutti, N. S., Jin, L., Zhao, H., Zhang, P., Wen, P., Xiang, H., Ding, Y., Jin, Z., Shen, S. S., Wang, Z., Wang, W., Wang, J., Berger, S. L., Liebig, J., Zhang, G. & Reinberg, D., Oct 9 2012, In : Current Biology. 22, 19, p. 1755-1764 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

187 Scopus citations

Juvenile hormone induces queen development in late-stage larvae of the ant Harpegnathos saltator

Penick, C., Prager, S. S. & Liebig, J., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of insect physiology. 58, 12, p. 1643-1649 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Phylogenetic and Transcriptomic Analysis of Chemosensory Receptors in a Pair of Divergent Ant Species Reveals Sex-Specific Signatures of Odor Coding

Zhou, X., Slone, J. D., Rokas, A., Berger, S. L., Liebig, J., Ray, A., Reinberg, D. & Zwiebel, L. J., Aug 1 2012, In : PLoS genetics. 8, 8, e1002930.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

110 Scopus citations

Queen-specific signals and worker punishment in the ant Aphaenogaster cockerelli: The role of the Dufour's gland

Smith, A. A., Hoelldobler, B. & Liebig, J., Mar 1 2012, In : Animal Behaviour. 83, 3, p. 587-593 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Regulation of queen development through worker aggression in a predatory ant

Penick, C. & Liebig, J., Sep 1 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology. 23, 5, p. 992-998 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

The potential for worker reproduction in the ant aphaenogaster cockerelli and its absence in the field

Smith, A. A., Overson, R. P., Hoelldobler, B., Gadau, J. & Liebig, J., Aug 1 2012, In : Insectes Sociaux. 59, 3, p. 411-416 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2011

Reclaiming the crown: Queen to worker conflict over reproduction in Aphaenogaster cockerelli

Smith, A. A., Hoelldobler, B. & Liebig, J., Mar 2011, In : Naturwissenschaften. 98, 3, p. 237-240 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
28 Scopus citations

Stress resistance and longevity are not directly linked to levels of enzymatic antioxidants in the ponerine ant Harpegnathos saltator

Schneider, S. A., Schrader, C., Wagner, A. E., Boesch-Saadatmandi, C., Liebig, J., Rimbach, G. & Roeder, T., Feb 7 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 1, e14601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Venom Alkaloid and Cuticular Hydrocarbon Profiles Are Associated with Social Organization, Queen Fertility Status, and Queen Genotype in the Fire Ant Solenopsis invicta

Eliyahu, D., Ross, K. G., Haight, K. L., Keller, L. & Liebig, J., Nov 1 2011, In : Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37, 11, p. 1242-1254 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2010

Genomic comparison of the ants Camponotus floridanus and Harpegnathos saltator

Bonasio, R., Zhang, G., Ye, C., Mutti, N. S., Fang, X., Qin, N., Donahue, G., Yang, P., Li, Q., Li, C., Zhang, P., Huang, Z., Berger, S. L., Reinberg, D., Wang, J. & Liebig, J., Aug 27 2010, In : Science. 329, 5995, p. 1068-1071 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

295 Scopus citations

Hydrocarbon profiles indicate fertility and dominance status in ant, bee, and wasp colonies

Liebig, J., Jan 1 2010, Insect Hydrocarbons Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemical Ecology. Cambridge University Press, p. 254-281 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

85 Scopus citations

Mechanisms of social regulation change across colony development in an ant

Moore, D. & Liebig, J., Oct 29 2010, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10, 1, 328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Mixed messages: Fertility signaling interferes with nestmate recognition in the monogynous ant Camponotus floridanus

Moore, D. & Liebig, J., May 1 2010, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 64, 6, p. 1011-1018 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2009

Cuticular hydrocarbon profiles indicate reproductive status in the termite Zootermopsis nevadensis

Liebig, J., Eliyahu, D. & Brent, C. S., Oct 2009, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 63, 12, p. 1799-1807 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Cuticular Hydrocarbons Reliably Identify Cheaters and Allow Enforcement of Altruism in a Social Insect

Smith, A. A., Hölldober, B. & Liebig, J., Jan 13 2009, In : Current Biology. 19, 1, p. 78-81 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations
2008

Hydrocarbon signals explain the pattern of worker and egg policing in the ant Aphaenogaster cockerelli

Smith, A. A., Hoelldobler, B. & Liebig, J., Oct 2008, In : Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34, 10, p. 1275-1282 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Risk-sensitive foraging and the evolution of cooperative breeding and reproductive skew

Poethke, H. J. & Liebig, J., Apr 28 2008, In : BMC Ecology. 8, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Understanding eusociality requires both proximate and ultimate thinking and due consideration of individual and colony-level interests

Monnin, T. & Liebig, J., Oct 1 2008, In : Oikos. 117, 10, p. 1441-1443 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

2 Scopus citations
2007

Erratum: The influence of soil temperature on the nesting cycle of the halictid bee Lasioglossum malachurum (Insectes Sociaux (2006) 53, 4 (390-398) DOI: 10.1007/s00040-005-0884-7)

Weissel, N., Mitesser, O., Liebig, J., Poethke, H. J. & Strohm, E., Feb 1 2007, In : Insectes Sociaux. 54, 1, p. E106-E114

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate