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Bacterial cooperation at the individual cell level

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The physical boundaries of public goods cooperation between surface-attached bacterial cells

Author(s): Michael Weigert, Rolf Kümmerli
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 284/1858, 2017, Page(s) 20170631, ISSN 0962-8452
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0631

Low spatial structure and selection against secreted virulence factors attenuates pathogenicity in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Author(s): Elisa Granato, Christoph Ziegenhain, Rasmus L Marvig, Rolf Kümmerli
Published in: The ISME Journal, Issue 12, 2018, Page(s) 2907–2918, ISSN 1751-7362
DOI: 10.1038/s41396-018-0231-9

Individual- versus group-optimality in the production of secreted bacterial compounds

Author(s): Konstanze Schiessl, Adin Ross-Gillespie, Dan Cornforth, Michael Weigert, Sam Brown, Martin Ackermann, Rolf Kümmerli
Published in: Evolution, Issue 73/4, 2019, ISSN 0014-3820
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13701

The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa senses and gradually responds to interspecific competition for iron

Author(s): Anne Leinweber, Michael Weigert, Rolf Kümmerli
Published in: Evolution, Issue 72/7, 2018, Page(s) 1515-1528, ISSN 0014-3820
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13491

Understanding policing as a mechanism of cheater control in cooperating bacteria

Author(s): Tobias Wechsler, Rolf Kümmerli, Akos Dobay
Published in: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Issue 32/5, 2019, Page(s) 412-424, ISSN 1010-061X
DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13423

Division of Labor during Biofilm Matrix Production

Author(s): Anna Dragoš, Heiko Kiesewalter, Marivic Martin, Chih-Yu Hsu, Raimo Hartmann, Tobias Wechsler, Carsten Eriksen, Susanne Brix, Knut Drescher, Nicola Stanley-Wall, Rolf Kümmerli, Ákos T. Kovács
Published in: Current Biology, Issue 28/12, 2018, Page(s) 1903-1913.e5, ISSN 0960-9822
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.04.046

In-vivo microscopy reveals the impact of Pseudomonas aeruginosa social interactions on host colonization

Author(s): Chiara Rezzoagli, Elisa T. Granato, Rolf Kümmerli
Published in: The ISME Journal, Issue 13/10, 2019, Page(s) 2403-2414, ISSN 1751-7362
DOI: 10.1038/s41396-019-0442-8

Genetic architecture constrains exploitation of siderophore cooperation in the bacterium Burkholderia cenocepacia

Author(s): Santosh Sathe, Anugraha Mathew, Kirsty Agnoli, Leo Eberl, Rolf Kümmerli
Published in: Evolution Letters, Issue 3, 2019, ISSN 2056-3744
DOI: 10.1002/evl3.144

Transposable temperate phages promote the evolution of divergent social strategies in Pseudomonas aeruginosa populations

Author(s): Siobhán O'Brien, Rolf Kümmerli, Steve Paterson, Craig Winstanley, Michael A. Brockhurst
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 286/1912, 2019, Page(s) 20191794, ISSN 0962-8452
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1794