Publications

  • Gehring, K.B., Heufelder, K., Feige, J., Bauer, P., Dyck, Y., Ehrhardt, L., Kühnemund, J., Bergmann, A., Göbel, J., Isecke, M., Eisenhardt, D. Involvement of phosphorylated Apis mellifera CREB in gating a honeybee’s behavioral response to an external stimulus. Learning & Memory. accepted
  • Gehring, K.B., Heufelder, K., Kersting, I., Eisenhardt, D. (2015) The abundance of phosphorylated Apis mellifera CREB in the honeybee's mushroom body inner compact cells varies with age. J Comp Neurol. 2015 Sep 10. doi: 10.1002/cne.23894. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Felsenberg, J., Dyck, Y., Feige, J., Ludwig, J., Plath, J.A., Froese, A., Karrenbrock, M., Nölle, A., Heufelder, K., Eisenhardt, D. (2015) Differences in long-term memory stability and AmCREB level between forward and backward conditioned honeybees (Apis mellifera). Front. Behav. Neurosci. 9:91. doi: 10.3389/ fnbeh. 2015.00091
  • Marter, K., Grauel, M.K., Lewa, C., Morgenstern, L., Buckemüller, C., Heufelder, K., Ganz, M., Eisenhardt, D. (2014)   Duration of the unconditioned stimulus in appetitive conditioning of honeybees differentially impacts learning, long-term memory strength, and the underlying protein synthesis. Learning & Memory 21: 676-685
  • Eisenhardt, D. (2014) Molecular mechanisms underlying formation of long-term reward memories and extinction memories in the honeybee (Apis mellifera). Learning & Memory 21: 534-542. Review
  • Felsenberg, J., Dyck, Y., Kloß, A., Dahlmann, B., Kloetzel, P.M., Eisenhardt, D. (2014) Two inhibitors of the ubiquitin proteasome system enhance long-term memory formation upon olfactory conditioning in the honeybee (Apis mellifera).J Exp Biol. pii: jeb.108142. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Felsenberg, J., Plath, J.A., Lorang, S., Morgenstern, L., Eisenhardt, D. (2013) Short- and long-term memories formed upon backward conditioning in honeybees (Apis mellifera). Learning  & Memory, 21: 776-784; Published Online December 18, 2013
  • Williams, G.R., Alaux, C., Costa, C., Csáki, T., Doublet, V., Eisenhardt, D., Fries, I., Kuhn, R., McMahon, D.P., Medrzycki, P., Murray, T.E., Natsopoulou, M.E., Neumann, P., Oliver, R., Paxton, R.J., Pernal, S.F., Shutler, D., Tanner, G., van der Stehen, J.J.M., Brodschneider, R. (2013) Standard methods for maintaining adult Apis mellifera in cages under in vitro laboratory condition. In: Dietemann, V., Ellis,  J.D., Neumann, P. (Eds.). The COLOSS BEEBOCK: standard methodologies for Apis mellifera research. J. Apic Res., 52 (1): 52.1.04
  • Eisenhardt, D. (2012) Extinction learning and memory formation in the honeybee, Apis mellifera, In:  Menzel, R., Benjamin, P. (Eds), Invertebrate Learning & Memory.  London, San Diego: Academic Press, Elsevier, 450-457
  • Plath, J.A.*, Felsenberg, J.*, Eisenhardt, D. (2012) Reinstatement in honeybees is context-dependent. Learning and Memory, 17;19 (11): 543-549 *contributed equally
  • Felsenberg, J., Dombrowski, V., Eisenhardt, D. (2012) A role for protein degradation in memory consolidation after initial learning and extinction learning in the honeybee (Apis mellifera). Learning & Memory, 19: 470-477
  • Schaal, J., Dekowski, B., Wiesner, B., Eichhorst, J., Marter, K., Vargas, C., Keller, S., Eremina, N., Barth, A., Baumann, A., Eisenhardt, D.*, Hagen, V*. (2012) Coumarin-Based Octopamine Phototriggers and their Effects on an Insect Octopamine Receptor. ChemBioChem, 13, 10: 1458-1464  *co- corresponding authors
  • Eisenhardt, D., Menzel, R. (2012) Internal reinforcement hypothesis. In: Seel, N. (Ed), Encyclopedia of the Science of Learning, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York: Springer, p. 1627
  • Eisenhardt, D. (2012) Extinction learning in honeybees. In: Eisenhardt, D., Galizia, G., Giurfa, M. (Eds), Honeybee Neurobiology and Behaviour.  Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York: Springer
  • Schneider, S., Eisenhardt, D., Rademacher, E. (2012) Sublethal effects of oxalic acid on Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae): Changes in behaviour and longevity. Apidiologie, 43 (2): 218-225
  • Pamir, E., Chakroborty, N.K., Stollhoff, N., Gehring, K.B., Antemann, V., Morgenstern, L., Felsenberg, J., Eisenhardt, D., Menzel, R., Nawrot, M.P. (2011) Average group behaviour does not represent individual behaviour in classical conditioning of the honeybee. Learning & Memory, 18: 733-741
  • Felsenberg, J., Gehring, K., Antemann, V., Eisenhardt, D.  (2011) Behavioural Pharmacology in Classical Conditioning of the Proboscis Extension Response in Honeybees (Apis mellifera). JoVE, 47 http://www.jove.com/details.php?ID=2282
  • Müssig, L., Richlitzki, A., Rössler, R., Eisenhardt, D., Menzel, R., Leboulle, G. (2010) Acute disruption of the NMDA receptor subunit NR1 in the honeybee brain selectively impairs memory formation. J. Neurosci, 30 (23) : 7817-25
  • Stollhoff, N., Eisenhardt, D. (2009) Consolidation of an extinction memory depends on the unconditioned stimulus magnitude previously experienced during training. J Neurosci, 29 (30): 9644-9650
  • Stollhoff, N., Menzel, R., Eisenhardt, D. (2008) One retrieval trial induces reconsolidation in an appetitive learning paradigm in honeybees (Apis mellifera). Neurobiol Learn Mem, 89: 419-25
  • Eisenhardt, D., Stollhoff, N. (2008) Reconsolidation in invertebrates, in learning and memory – a comprehensive reference (J. H. Byrne, Ed-in-chief) Vol. 1: Learning theory and behaviour (Menzel, R., Ed), San Diego: Academic Press/ Elsevier
  • Eisenhardt, D., Menzel, R. (2007) Extinction learning, reconsolidation and the internal reinforcement hypothesis. Neurobiol Learn Mem, 87: 167-73
  • Honeybee Genome Sequencing Consortium (2006) Insights into social insects from the genome of the honeybee Apis mellifera. Nature, 444: 512
  • Eisenhardt, D., Kuhn, C., Leboulle, G. (2006) The PKA-CREB system encoded by the honeybee genome. Insect Mol Biol, 15: 551-61
  • Menzel, R., Leboulle, G., Eisenhardt, D. (2006) Small brains with bright minds. Cell, 124: 237-9, Review.
  • Eisenhardt, D. (2006) Learning and memory formation in the honeybee (Apis mellifera) and its dependency on the cAMP-protein kinase A pathway. Animal Biology, 56: 259-278, Review.
  • Stollhoff, N., Menzel, R., Eisenhardt, D. (2005) Spontaneous recovery from extinction depends on the reconsolidation of the acquisition memory in an appetitive learning paradigm in the honeybee (Apis mellifera). J Neurosci, 25: 4485-92
  • Eisenhardt, D., Friedrich, A., Stollhoff, N., Müller, U., Kress, H., Menzel, R. (2003) The AmCREB gene is an ortholog of the mammalian CREB/CREM family of transcription factors and encodes several splice variants in the honeybee brain. Insect Mol Biol, 12: 373-82
  • Eisenhardt, D., Fiala, A., Braun, P., Rosenboom, H., Kress, H., Ebert, P.R., Menzel, R. (2001) Cloning of a catalytic subunit of a cAMP-dependent protein kinase from the honeybee (Apis mellifera) and its localization in the brain. Insect Mol Biol, 10: 173-181